Best Political Thriller Movies Films
+Vote List
tags 1,416 votes 283 voters 106,261 views 130 items f p @

Best Political Thriller Movies

List Criteria: Vote for your personal favorite Political thriller films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

A list of all political thriller movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. To see which of your favorites are currently streaming along with other great dramas, check out The Best Dramas on Amazon Prime and the The Best Drama Films on Netflix Instant

This political thriller movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director, and more. This list of political thriller films also contains political thriller movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This political thriller films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best political thriller movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This political thriller movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. What's your favorite item on this list? Upvote it and a few more you like to see your opinions impact the order.

List of political thriller films includes political thriller movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Re-rank this entire page then share it to see what your friends think.

These are the top films in the political thriller genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the political thriller genre in it. Be it the motifs of the political thriller genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

List includes choices like Category 7: The End of the World and The Deal so that if you care about this subject, you can vote on at least one thing. If we missed any political thriller movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous political thriller movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about political thriller movie lists.
 
You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the political thriller movies. List includes photos and political thriller movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

These items, like The Odessa File and The Little Drummer Girl include images when available.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these political thriller movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good political thriller movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest political thriller movies, here is the full political thriller movies list, ordered from best to worst.


Plenty of well-known directors have been associated with Political thriller films, including Steven Spielberg and Roman Polanski.

  • 1 ReRank
  • See list ranked by
L The List
Z
B Comments
& Embed
G Options
2rerank list
  1. 1
    + 52
    - 8

    Martina Gedeck, Herbert Knaup, Inga Birkenfeld

    ; buy now
  2. 2
    + 42
    - 9

    Alec Baldwin, Sam Neill, Stellan Skarsgård

    ; buy now
  3. 3
    + 39
    - 9

    Helen Stenborg, Addison Powell, Faye Dunaway

    ; buy now
  4. 4
    + 52
    - 20

    John Hurt, Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy

    ; buy now
  5. 5
    + 38
    - 12

    George Clooney, Matt Damon, William Hurt

    ; buy now
  6. 6
    + 18
    - 2

    Jean-Louis Trintignant, François Périer, Jacques Perrin

    ; buy now
  7. 7
    + 30
    - 8

    Laurence Harvey, Angela Lansbury, Janet Leigh

    ; buy now
  8. 8
    + 13
    - 1

    Dom DeLuise, Fritz Weaver, Henry Fonda

    ; buy now
  9. 9
    + 23
    - 4

    Edward Fox, Delphine Seyrig, Philippe Léotard

    ; buy now
  10. 10
    + 25
    - 6

    Ben Affleck, Helen Mirren, Jason Bateman

    ; buy now
  11. 11
    + 32
    - 12

    Charlotte Rampling, Larry Bryggman, Brad Pitt

    ; buy now
  12. 12
    + 26
    - 8

    Anne Archer, Hope Lange, Henry Czerny

    ; buy now
  13. 13
    + 34
    - 15

    Will Smith, Jack Black, Dan Butler

    ; buy now
  14. 14
    + 34
    - 15

    John Hurt, Hugo Weaving, Stephen Rea

    ; buy now
  15. 15
    + 7
    - 0

    George Sanders, Edmund Gwenn, Alfred Hitchcock

    ; buy now
  16. 16
    + 26
    - 9

    Frances McDormand, Michael Rooker, Brad Dourif

    ; buy now
  17. 17
    + 20
    - 4

    Sam Shepard, John Lithgow, Stanley Tucci

    ; buy now
  18. 18
    + 16
    - 2

    Gordon Jackson, Michael Caine, Nigel Green

    ; buy now
  19. 19
    + 23
    - 8

    Eric Bana, Mathieu Kassovitz, Marie-Josée Croze

    ; buy now
  20. 20
    + 24
    - 9

    Rachel Weisz, Ralph Fiennes, Juliet Aubrey

    ; buy now
  21. 21
    + 18
    - 4

    Earl Hindman, William Daniels, Anthony Zerbe

    ; buy now
  22. 22
    + 18
    - 5

    Kim Cattrall, Timothy Hutton, Eli Wallach

    ; buy now
  23. 23
    + 11
    - 1

    James Woods, John Savage, Tony Plana

    ; buy now
  24. 24
    + 21
    - 8

    Anne Archer, Bob Gunton, Alun Armstrong

    ; buy now
  25. 25
    + 14
    - 2

    Cary Grant, Claude Rains, Alfred Hitchcock

    ; buy now
  26. 26
    + 16
    - 5

    Kevin Costner, Frank Wood, Steven Culp

    ; buy now
  27. 27
    + 6
    - 0

    added by Kilmer
    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Nina Hoss

    ; buy now
  28. 28
    + 6
    - 0

    Burl Ives, Ralph Richardson, Elisabeth Welch

    ; buy now
  29. 29
    + 12
    - 2

    Maximilian Schell, Maria Schell, Hannes Messemer

    ; buy now
  30. 30
    + 15
    - 5

    Stephen Rea, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jean Kennedy Smith

    ; buy now
  31. 31
    + 10
    - 1

    Ed Harris, Judy Davis, Gene Hackman

    ; buy now
  32. 32
    + 10
    - 1

    Heino Ferch, Tom Schilling, Moritz Bleibtreu

    ; buy now
  33. 33
    + 12
    - 3

    David Zayas, Sydney Pollack, Terry Serpico

    ; buy now
  34. 34
    + 13
    - 4

    John Malkovich, Rene Russo, Dylan McDermott

    ; buy now
  35. 35
    + 16
    - 7

    Louis Ferreira, Rade Šerbedžija, Michael Peña

    ; buy now
  36. 36
    + 9
    - 2

    Michael Caine, Paul Hubschmid, Eva Renzi

    ; buy now
  37. 37
    + 7
    - 1

    Jack Lemmon, David Clennon, Joe Regalbuto

    ; buy now
  38. 38
    + 9
    - 3

    Naomi Watts, Brían F. O'Byrne, Ben Whishaw

    ; buy now
  39. 39
    + 5
    - 0

    Ben Kingsley, Al Waxman, Ted Whittall

    ; buy now
  40. 40
    + 9
    - 4

    John Lithgow, Dennis Franz, Deborah Everton

    ; buy now
  41. 41
    + 7
    - 2

    John Hurt, Burt Lancaster, Craig T. Nelson

    ; buy now
  42. 42
    + 10
    - 5

    Alexander Knox, William Hurt, Ian McDiarmid

    ; buy now
  43. 43
    + 10
    - 6

    Anne Meara, Lilli Palmer, Laurence Olivier

    ; buy now
  44. 44
    + 7
    - 3

    Geraldine Page, Helen Mirren, Gregory Hines

    ; buy now
  45. 45
    + 6
    - 2

    Raf Vallone, George Sanders, Dean Jagger

    ; buy now
  46. 46
    + 5
    - 1

    Zakes Mokae, Winston Ntshona, Susan Sarandon

    ; buy now
  47. 47
    + 12
    - 9

    Ben Affleck, Alan Bates, Lisa Gay Hamilton

    ; buy now
  48. 48
    + 11
    - 8

    Eddie Izzard, Terence Stamp, Tom Cruise

    ; buy now
  49. 49
    + 5
    - 2

    Alan Bates, Tilda Swinton, Charlotte Rampling

    ; buy now
  50. 50
    + 5
    - 2

    Matt Damon, Lou Diamond Phillips, Michael Moriarty

    ; buy now
131 +

Something missing? Add it!

items 1 - 50 of 130

L List Options 2 Rerank List B Comments & Embed z Share Next List >

viewers of this list also saw...

plus...

more popular lists