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The 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 the best 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 movies, 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.

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    Martina Gedeck, Herbert Knaup, Inga Birkenfeld

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    George Sanders, Edmund Gwenn, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Alec Baldwin, Sam Neill, Stellan Skarsgård

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    Laurence Harvey, Angela Lansbury, Janet Leigh

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    George Clooney, Matt Damon, William Hurt

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    Sam Shepard, John Lithgow, Stanley Tucci

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    Charlotte Rampling, Larry Bryggman, Brad Pitt

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    Cary Grant, Claude Rains, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Frances McDormand, Michael Rooker, Brad Dourif

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    Kevin Costner, Frank Wood, Steven Culp

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    Stephen Rea, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jean Kennedy Smith

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    Michael Caine, Paul Hubschmid, Eva Renzi

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    John Malkovich, Rene Russo, Dylan McDermott

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

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    John Lithgow, Dennis Franz, Deborah Everton

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    Louis Ferreira, Rade Šerbedžija, Michael Peña

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    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Nina Hoss

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    Jack Lemmon, David Clennon, Joe Regalbuto

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    Anne Meara, Lilli Palmer, Laurence Olivier

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    John Hurt, Burt Lancaster, Craig T. Nelson

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    Alexander Knox, William Hurt, Ian McDiarmid

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    Geraldine Page, Helen Mirren, Gregory Hines

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    Alan Bates, Tilda Swinton, Charlotte Rampling

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