films The Best Movies About Surveillance and Hidden Cameras  

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Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they're not watching you. The best movies about surveillance and hidden cameras feature characters who see something before anyone else does, and try to warn others about a devious plot. This is a list of the top secret camera movies including everything from Demolition Man to Rear Window to The Lives of Others.

What films will you find on this list of the best security footage movies? Surveillance is taken to new heights in the 2002 sci-fi thriller Minority Report. The film stars Tom Cruise as a rogue police officer running from the law in a world where cameras are everywhere. The Conversation is another good movie about using surveillance techniques to investigate a murder. Snowden examines the United States government's role in surveying the world through digital data. Other good surveillance movies include Disturbia, The Forgotten, and Vacancy.

Which of these hidden camera movies is your favorite? Give the best films a thumbs up and get in on the conversation in the comments section.

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Rear Window is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies About Surveillance and Hidden Cameras
Rear Window Grace Kelly, James Stewart, Alfred Hitchcock Rear Window is a 1954 American mystery thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and written by John Michael Hayes based on Cornell Woolrich's 1942 short story "It Had to Be Murder". ...more

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Enemy of the State is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies About Surveillance and Hidden Cameras
Enemy of the State Will Smith, Jack Black, Gene Hackman Enemy of the State is a 1998 American spy-thriller about a group of rogue U.S. National Security Agency agents conspiring to kill a U.S. Congressman and try to cover up the murder. It was ...more

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Minority Report is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies About Surveillance and Hidden Cameras
Minority Report Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell Minority Report is a 2002 American neo-noir science fiction mystery-thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and loosely based on the short story of the same name by Philip K. Dick. It is set ...more

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The Conversation is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies About Surveillance and Hidden Cameras
The Conversation Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall, Gene Hackman The Conversation is a 1974 American psychological thriller film written, produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Gene Hackman with supporting roles by John Cazale, Allen ...more

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Disturbia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies About Surveillance and Hidden Cameras
Disturbia Shia LaBeouf, Viola Davis, Carrie-Anne Moss Disturbia is a 2007 drama and thriller film directed by D. J. Caruso.

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One Hour Photo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies About Surveillance and Hidden Cameras
One Hour Photo Robin Williams, Connie Nielsen, Clark Gregg One Hour Photo is a 2002 American psychological thriller film written and directed by Mark Romanek and starring Robin Williams, Connie Nielsen, Michael Vartan, Gary Cole, and Eriq La Salle. ...more

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The Lives of Others is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies About Surveillance and Hidden Cameras
The Lives of Others Ulrich Tukur, Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck The Lives of Others is a 2006 German drama film, marking the feature film debut of filmmaker Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, about the monitoring of East Berlin by agents of the Stasi, the ...more

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The Forgotten is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies About Surveillance and Hidden Cameras
The Forgotten Julianne Moore, Gary Sinise, Alfre Woodard The Forgotten is a 2004 American science fiction psychological thriller drama film, directed by Joseph Ruben and starring Julianne Moore and Dominic West. The film's plot revolves around a woman ...more

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Eagle Eye is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies About Surveillance and Hidden Cameras
Eagle Eye Julianne Moore, Shia LaBeouf, Rosario Dawson Eagle Eye is a 2008 American science fictional technology action thriller film directed by D. J. Caruso and starring Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan and Billy Bob Thornton. LaBeouf and Monaghan ...more

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Snowden is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies About Surveillance and Hidden Cameras
Snowden Shailene Woodley, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scott Eastwood

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The Good Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies About Surveillance and Hidden Cameras
The Good Shepherd Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro, Alec Baldwin The Good Shepherd is a 2006 spy film produced and directed by Robert De Niro and starring Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie and De Niro, with an extensive supporting cast. De Niro also produced it with ...more

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The Final Cut is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies About Surveillance and Hidden Cameras
The Final Cut Robin Williams, Jim Caviezel, Mira Sorvino The Final Cut is a 2004 science-fiction thriller film written and directed by Omar Naim. It stars Robin Williams, Jim Caviezel, Mira Sorvino, Mimi Kuzyk, Stephanie Romanov, Genevieve Buechner ...more

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Vacancy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies About Surveillance and Hidden Cameras
Vacancy Kate Beckinsale, Luke Wilson, Ethan Embry Vacancy is a 2007 American horror film directed by Nimród Antal and starring Kate Beckinsale and Luke Wilson. It was distributed by Screen Gems and was released on April 20, 2007. Early ...more

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Demolition Man is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies About Surveillance and Hidden Cameras
Demolition Man Sandra Bullock, Sylvester Stallone, Jack Black Demolition Man is a 1993 American science fiction action film directed by Marco Brambilla in his directorial debut. The film stars Sylvester Stallone and Wesley Snipes. The film was released in ...more

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Nineteen Eighty-Four is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies About Surveillance and Hidden Cameras
Nineteen Eighty-Four John Hurt, Annie Lennox, Richard Burton Nineteen Eighty-Four, also known as 1984, is a 1984 British dystopian drama film written for the screen and directed by Michael Radford, based upon George Orwell's novel of the same name. ...more

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Time Lapse is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies About Surveillance and Hidden Cameras
Time Lapse Henry Rollins, Dina Meyer, Roy Scheider Time Lapse is a 2001 thriller film written by Karen Kelly, David Keith Miller and directed by David Worth.

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Surveillance is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies About Surveillance and Hidden Cameras
Surveillance Simon Callow, Dawn Steele, Nicholas Jones Surveillance is a 2007 film directed by Paul Oremland.

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Silver is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies About Surveillance and Hidden Cameras
Silver Kenji Haga, Atsuko Sakuraba Silver - shirubaa is a 1999 Japanese Crime film directed by Takashi Miike.

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Lucky Number Slevin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies About Surveillance and Hidden Cameras
Lucky Number Slevin Bruce Willis, Lucy Liu, Morgan Freeman Lucky Number Slevin, is a 2006 crime mafia thriller film written by Jason Smilovic, directed by Paul McGuigan and starring Josh Hartnett, Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, Ben Kingsley, Lucy Liu and ...more

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Eye in the Sky is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies About Surveillance and Hidden Cameras
Eye in the Sky Tony Leung Ka-fai, Simon Yam, Maggie Shiu Eye in the Sky is a 2007 Hong Kong crime film starring Simon Yam, Tony Leung Ka-Fai and Miss Hong Kong pageant winner Kate Tsui in her film debut. Yam and Tsui play surveillance operatives on ...more

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Cache is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies About Surveillance and Hidden Cameras
Cache Daniel Auteuil, Juliette Binoche, Maurice Bénichou

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A Scanner Darkly is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies About Surveillance and Hidden Cameras
A Scanner Darkly Robert Downey Jr., Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder A Scanner Darkly is a 2006 American animated science fiction thriller film directed by Richard Linklater based on the novel of the same name by Philip K. Dick. The film tells the story of ...more