Conspiracy theory movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant conspiracy theory movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspense, suspenseful, intense, realistic and interesting films and TV shows about / with conspiracy theory, dialogue, twists & turns, conspiracy, storytelling, murder, catastrophe, secrets, mentor and first contact plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres shot in USA, Canada, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as conspiracy theory: Bug (2006), Blow Out (1981), Man of the Year (2006), Cube (1997), Anonymous (2011), The X Files (1998), Kill the Messenger (2014), Parkland (2013), Echelon Conspiracy (2009), Shutter Island (2010).

List of conspiracy theory movies

 6.1
 31K
Bug (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A lonely waitress with a tragic past, Agnes rooms in a run-down motel, living in fear of her abusive, recently paroled ex-husband. But when Agnes begins a tentative romance with Peter, an eccentric, nervous drifter, she starts to feel hopeful again ...
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: paranoia, psychosis, conspiracy theory, obsession, couples, delusion, drugs/alcohol, losing-it hero, isolated place, parasite, motel, insanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, usa
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 7.4
 37K
Blow Out (1981)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jack Terry is a master sound recordist who works on grade-B horror movies. Late one evening, he is recording sounds for use in his movies when he hears something unexpected through his sound equipment and records it. Curiosity gets the better of him ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: assassination, political conspiracy, politics, amateur detective, state affairs, witnessing a crime, hitman, conspiracy, life turned upside down, dishonesty, nobody believes, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia, california
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Man of the Year (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The irreverent host of a political satire talk show decides to run for president and expose corruption in Washington. His stunt goes further than he expects when he actually wins the election, but a software engineer suspects that a computer glitch ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere, satirical ...
Plot: politics, presidential election, media, campaign, usa president, state affairs, head of state, couples, against the odds, love and romance, comedian, conspiracy theory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 7.3
 188K
Cube (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seven strangers are taken out of their daily lives and placed mysteriously in a deadly cube where they all agree they must find their way out.
Style: psychological, futuristic, suspenseful, surreal, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, survival, captivity, trap, maze, danger, mathematics, death, escape, trapped, parallel world, insanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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 6.9
 38K
Anonymous (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her, the story advances the theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford who penned Shakespeare's plays.
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: politics, inheritance, intrigue, political intrigue, lifestyle, political unrest, play, queen, state affairs, dishonesty, writer's life, aristocracy ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, manhattan new york city, italy, wales ...
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 7.0
 95K
The X Files (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Mulder and Scully, now taken off the FBI's X Files cases, must find a way to fight the shadowy elements of the government to find out the truth about a conspiracy that might mean the alien colonization of Earth.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ufo, evil alien, fbi, first contact, mystery, investigation, government agency, paranoia, special agents, alien, obsession, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, prehistoric times, prehistory ...
Place: antarctica, texas, usa, europe, london ...
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Kill the Messenger (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A reporter becomes the target of a vicious smear campaign that drives him to the point of suicide after he exposes the CIA's role in arming Contra rebels in Nicaragua and importing cocaine into California. Based on the true story of journalist ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, thought provoking, clever, disturbing ...
Plot: journalism, drug dealing, investigation, uncover truth, police corruption, government agency, life turned upside down, state affairs, conspiracy, society, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: california, nicaragua, los angeles, usa, latin america ...
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 6.4
 14K
Parkland (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: November 22nd, 1963 was a day that changed the world forever — when young American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. This film follows, almost in real time, a handful of individuals forced to make split-second decisions ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, factual, suspense ...
Plot: hospital, assassination, kennedy assassination, fbi, doctors and patients, state affairs, society, deadly, americana, power relations, secret service, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas, california
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Echelon Conspiracy (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mysterious cell phone messages promise a young American engineer untold wealth - then make him the target of a deadly international plot. Dangerous security operatives chase the engineer across the globe, while a powerful government official pursues ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, chase, danger, undercover, a.i., technology gone awry, computers and web, computer system, government agency, chaos, on the run, conspiracy theory ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: usa, europe, moscow russia, maryland, paris france ...
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 8.1
 989K
Shutter Island (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: mental institution, investigation, mystery, insanity, paranoia, uncover truth, losing-it hero, doctors and patients, island, delusion, psychiatrist, plot twist ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1945, year 1954 ...
Place: boston
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 7.1
 2K
Safe House (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A psychological thriller; Mace Sowell, an ex-intelligence operative and whose past government activities catches up with him, faces his own mortality, in the shape of the onset of Alzheimer's disease. Holding the electronic key to secret ...
Style: mind bending, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, conspiracy theory, chases and races, state affairs, uncover truth, parents and children, secret agents, life is a bitch, special agents, undercover, mystery, race against time ...
Time: 90s
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 6.1
 8K
Moonwalkers (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: What if Apollo 11 never actually made it? What if, in reality, Stanley Kubrick secretly shot the famous images of the moon landing in a studio, working for the US administration? This is the premise of a totally plausible conspiracy theory that ...
Style: humorous, feel good, idiotic, light, brutal ...
Plot: mistaken identity, moon landing, conspiracy theory, nasa, gunfight, justice, space program, mentor, stereotypes, cia agent, homophobic slur, drugs ...
Time: 1960s, year 1969
Place: usa, europe, london
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 8.2
 61K
11.22.63 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.
Style: stylized, suspense, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, assassination, surveillance, kennedy assassination, murder, escapades, conspiracy, historical event, period piece, time traveler, time ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 50s, year 1963, future
Place: usa, dallas texas
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 6.2
 140K
Inferno (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After waking up in a hospital with amnesia, professor Robert Langdon and a doctor must race against time to foil a deadly global plot.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, ancient mystery, adventure, memory loss, museum, treasure hunt, riddles and clues, chases and races, race against time, religions or cults, amnesia, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe, florence, florence italy, istanbul turkey ...
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 5.6
 45K
Chain Reaction (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two researchers in a green alternative energy project are put on the run when they are framed for murder and treason.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, conspiracy, frame up, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, witnessing a crime, crimes, chase, fbi, laboratory, secrets, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
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The Caveman's Valentine (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this spine-tingling and visually stunning thriller, Academy Award®-nominee Samuel L. Jackson (Unbreakable, Shaft, Pulp Fiction delivers a "full-throttle performance" (People) as Romulus Ledbetter, a misunderstood musician turned ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Plot: mental illness, mystery, murder, investigation, interracial relations, crimes, deadly, life is a bitch, parents and children, father daughter relationship, murder investigation, schizophrenia ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.2
 16K
Ascension (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 231 min.
Story: In this three-part miniseries, a young woman's murder causes the subjects of a century-long mission to populate a new world to question the true nature of the project as they approach the point of no return.
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, talky, intellectual ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space station, spacecraft, space opera, social differences, murder, outer space, survival, technology, science, murder mystery, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, 1960s
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 7.0
 281K
Jack Reacher (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When a gunman takes five lives with six shots, all evidence points to the suspect in custody. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single note: "Get Jack Reacher!" So begins an extraordinary chase for the truth, pitting Jack Reacher ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: loner, sniper, murder, drifter, investigation, ex military, lone wolves, crimes, vigilantism, conspiracy, false accusation, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh, ohio
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 6.3
 64K
The Siege (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The secret US abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York that lead to the declaration of martial law.
Style: rough, serious, bleak, thought provoking, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, fbi, siege, civil rights, islam, working undercover, fighting the system, race against time, law enforcement, white house, reluctant partners, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, middle east, israel
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 6.3
 36K
Nick of Time (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gene Watson is a public accountant who arrives on a train at Union Station in Los Angeles, accompanied by his 6-year-old daughter Lynn. Because of his ordinary looks, he is approached by a pair of sinister people named Smith and Jones.
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: assassination, kidnapping, race against time, politics, accountant, train station, terrorism, murder, one day, assassination plot, psychological torture, mysterious man ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 6.5
 69K
Awake (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: While undergoing heart surgery, a man experiences a phenomenon called ‘anesthetic awareness’, which leaves him awake but paralyzed throughout the operation. As various obstacles present themselves, his wife must make life-altering decisions ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: betrayal, dishonesty, uncover truth, surgery, couple relations, parents and children, doctors and patients, hospital, cons and scams, doctor patient relationship, conspiracy, health situation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 7.1
 269K
RED (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent, Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, cia, on the run, retired, spy, chase, retirement, alarm, hitman, kidnapping, fbi, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., cleveland ohio, florida, chicago illinois
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 6.6
 123K
The Recruit (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A brilliant CIA trainee must prove his worth at the Farm, the agency's secret training grounds, where he learns to watch his back and trust no one.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, espionage, betrayal, basic training, hotshot hero, double agent, rookie, mole, state affairs, dangerous attraction, surveillance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, washington d.c., peru, langley virginia
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The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Samantha Caine, suburban homemaker, is the ideal mom to her 8 year old daughter Caitlin. She lives in Honesdale, PA, has a job teaching school and makes the best Rice Krispie treats in town. But when she receives a bump on her head, she begins to ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, secret service, chase, presumed dead, cia, double life, single mother, female protagonist, rogue agent, female killer, hitman ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, pennsylvania, new jersey
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I Spit on Your Grave 2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Naturally beautiful, Katie has just settled into New York where she, like many other young women, is trying to make it as a model. But what starts out as an innocent and simple photo shoot soon turns into something disturbingly unthinkable! Raped, ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, brutal, scary ...
Plot: sexual abuse, vengeance, rape, rapist, torture, danger, left to die, gory, woman in danger, brutality, model, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, bulgaria
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 6.8
 44K
Fair Game (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Wife and mother Valerie Plame (Naomi Watts) has a double life as a CIA operative, hiding her vocation from family and friends. Her husband, Joseph Wilson (Sean Penn), writes a controversial article in The New York Times, refuting stories about the ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, suspenseful, serious, factual ...
Plot: cia, newspaper, political conspiracy, fighting the system, crumbling marriage, state affairs, price of justice, relationship vs career, journalism, secret agents, misled, righting the wronged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1991, year 1992, year 2001 ...
Place: usa, iraq, africa, langley virginia, beirut lebanon ...
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Seeking Justice (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After his wife is assaulted, a husband enlists the services of a vigilante group to help him settle the score.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: vigilantism, life turned upside down, group of criminals, crimes, secret movement, conspiracy, investigative reporter, mysterious stranger, secret organization, assassin, conspiracy theory, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, california
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 6.8
 13K
Thunderheart (1992)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An FBI man with Sioux background is sent to a reservation to help with a murder investigation, where he has to come to terms with his heritage.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, fbi, investigation, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, native american, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, redemption, special agents, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: south dakota, usa, india, middle east
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 7.3
 9K
Containment (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An epidemic breaks out in Atlanta leaving the large city quarantined and those stuck on the inside fighting for their lives. This is the story of loved ones torn apart, and how the society that grows inside the quarantine reveals both the devolution ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: quarantine, epidemic, tragic event, virus, doctor, society, death, secret, vaccine, blood, twists & turns, police officer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, atlanta georgia
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Along Came a Spider (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a teacher kidnaps a girl from a prestigious school, homicide detective, Alex Cross takes the case and teams up with young security agent, Jezzie Flannigan in hope of finding the girl and stopping the brutal psychopath. Every second counts as ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, psychologist, psychopath, police investigation, crime, crimes, investigation, serial murder, ransom, manipulation, profiler ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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