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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.

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    Ulrich Tukur, Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck

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    Alec Baldwin, Sean Connery, Jeffrey Jones

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    Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy, Benedict Cumberbatch

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    Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Max von Sydow

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    George Clooney, Matt Damon, Amanda Peet

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    Frank Sinatra, Angela Lansbury, Janet Leigh

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    Jean-Louis Trintignant, Yves Montand, Jacques Perrin

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    Derek Jacobi, Edward Fox, Donald Sinden

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    Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, James Earl Jones

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    Will Smith, Jack Black, Gene Hackman

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    Henry Fonda, Larry Hagman, Dom DeLuise

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    Rachel McAdams, Ben Affleck, Russell Crowe

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    Natalie Portman, Hugo Weaving, Stephen Fry

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    Willem Dafoe, Gene Hackman, Frances McDormand

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    Brad Pitt, Robert Redford, Charlotte Rampling

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    Daniel Craig, Eric Bana, Geoffrey Rush

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    Michael Caine, Sue Lloyd, Gordon Jackson

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    Warren Beatty, Paula Prentiss, Hume Cronyn

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    Pierce Brosnan, Ewan McGregor, Kim Cattrall

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    Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Stanley Tucci

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    Harrison Ford, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones

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    Rachel Weisz, Ralph Fiennes, Bill Nighy

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    Alfred Hitchcock, George Sanders, Joel McCrea

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    Ingrid Bergman, Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Jon Voight, Derek Jacobi, Maximilian Schell

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    Julia Roberts, Liam Neeson, Alan Rickman

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    Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Laura Linney

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    James Woods, Jim Belushi, Cynthia Gibb

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    Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Lara, Jan Josef Liefers

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    Nicole Kidman, Sean Penn, Catherine Keener

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    Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo

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    Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, Chip Esten

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    Mark Wahlberg, Kate Mara, Rhona Mitra

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    Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek, Melanie Mayron

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    Michael Caine, Marthe Keller, Oskar Homolka

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    William Hurt, Lee Marvin, Brian Dennehy

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    Dennis Hopper, John Hurt, Burt Lancaster

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    Naomi Watts, Clive Owen, Ben Whishaw

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    John Travolta, John Lithgow, Dennis Franz

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    Ben Kingsley, Donald Sutherland, Aidan Quinn

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    Maureen O'Hara, Alec Guinness, Burl Ives

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    Laurence Olivier, Gregory Peck, Steve Guttenberg

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    Helen Mirren, Isabella Rossellini, Gregory Hines

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    Orson Welles, Max von Sydow, George Sanders

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    Marlon Brando, Susan Sarandon, Donald Sutherland

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    Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman, Bridget Moynahan

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    Meg Ryan, Matt Damon, Denzel Washington

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    Michael Caine, Tilda Swinton, Charlotte Rampling

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    Rachel McAdams, Willem Dafoe, Philip Seymour Hoffman

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    Tom Cruise, Bill Nighy, Eddie Izzard

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