With political thriller Argo sweeping almost every movie awards, it is a good time to take a look at other political thriller movies. They always involve themes such as international affairs, conspiracy theories, the CIA, terrorism and war. When based on a true story, political thrillers seem to have more validation and attract more attention. Here are the top 10 political thrillers that you may find interesting.
10. Enemy of the State (1998)
Directed by Tony Scott, starring Will Smith and Gene Hackman, this movie has grossed over $25 million worldwide. It is about a group of agents who killed a U.S. Congressman and try to cover up the murder. A labor lawyer (Smith), who accidentally obtained a flash drive that contains a video of the killing, has to constantly run away from the people who want to kill him.