Conspiracy or Paranoia Movies (70s and more)

Political thrillers, in which one or more individuals try to uncover a conspiracy by governments, (fictious) parts of the government or government-like organizations (with huge man-power and/or financial resources). It is not important, if the assumptions are true or turn out to be just in the mind of a paranoid.

Previously on this list, but deleted:
- CHINATOWN by Polanski for many reasons: Takes place in the 30s, the political tone is very low and it's a neo-noir film anyway.
- Movies about conspirators (i.e. OPERATION OGRO, EXECUTIVE ACTION, IL CASO MORO)
- Nolans MEMENTO, Andersons MACHINIST, Bazzonis LE ORME and Polanskis paranoia-trilogy (REPULSION, ROSEMARYS BABY, TENANT) are just too personal for this list
- Obvious Sci-Fi-Movies like INVASION OF THE…

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  • The Manchurian Candidate

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  • Seven Days in May

    2

  • Seconds

    3

  • We Still Kill the Old Way

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  • The Day of the Owl

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  • Z

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  • Klute

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  • The Andromeda Strain

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  • The Pisciotta Case

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  • The Assassination

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  • State of Siege

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  • The Mattei Affair

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  • Soylent Green

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  • The Conversation

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  • Le Secret

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  • The Parallax View

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  • The Odessa File

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  • The Suspect

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  • Three Days of the Condor

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  • How to Kill a Judge

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  • All the President's Men

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  • Marathon Man

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  • One Way or Another

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  • Illustrious Corpses

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  • Capricorn One

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  • Death of a Corrupt Man

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  • I Am Afraid

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  • The Boys from Brazil

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  • Butterfly on the Shoulder

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  • Coma

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  • I... For Icarus

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  • The China Syndrome

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  • Winter Kills

    33

  • Spare Parts

    34

  • Blow Out

    35

  • Missing

    36

  • Silkwood

    37

  • Defence of the Realm

    38

  • Betrayed

    39

  • Dogra Magra

    40

  • Jacob's Ladder

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  • Hidden Agenda

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  • JFK

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  • The Game

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  • Conspiracy Theory

    45

  • 23

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  • Enemy of the State

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  • Pi

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  • Fight Club

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  • The Insider

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  • Five Moons Plaza

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  • The Manchurian Candidate

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  • I Saw Ben Barka Get Killed

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  • The Constant Gardener

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  • Bug

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  • Shutter Island

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  • The Ghost Writer

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  • Piazza Fontana: The Italian Conspiracy

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  • The Report

    59

  • Dark Waters

    60