29 Best Movies Like Snowden ...

29 Best Movies Like Snowden ...

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1. The Fifth Estate (2013)

2h 8m Drama Thriller

A look at the relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his early supporter and eventual colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg, and how the website's growth and influence led to an irreparable rift between the two friends.

2. Kill the Messenger (2014)

1h 52m Thriller Crime Drama Mystery

A reporter becomes the target of a vicious smear campaign that drives him to the point of suicide after he exposes the CIA's role in arming Contra rebels in Nicaragua and importing cocaine into California. Based on the true story of journalist Gary Webb.

3. The Insider (1999)

2h 38m Drama Thriller History

Tells the true story of a 60 Minutes television series exposé of the tobacco industry, as seen through the eyes of a real tobacco executive, Jeffrey Wigand.

4. All the President's Men (1976)

2h 18m Drama History Mystery Thriller

During the 1972 elections, two reporters' investigation sheds light on the controversial Watergate scandal that compels President Richard Nixon to resign from his post.

5. The Post (2017)

1h 56m Drama History

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true events.

6. Spotlight (2015)

2h 9m Drama Thriller History

The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.

7. Fair Game (2010)

1h 48m Drama Thriller

Wife and mother Valerie Plame has a double life as a CIA operative, hiding her vocation from family and friends. Her husband, Joseph Wilson, writes a controversial article in The New York Times, refuting stories about the sale of enriched uranium to Iraq, Then Valerie's secret work and identity is leaked to the press. With her cover blown and other people endangered, Valerie's career and personal life begin to unravel.

8. The Falcon and the Snowman (1985)

2h 12m Thriller Drama Crime

The true story of a disillusioned military contractor employee and his drug pusher childhood friend who became walk-in spies for the Soviet Union.

9. A Most Wanted Man (2014)

2h 1m Thriller

A Chechen Muslim illegally immigrates to Hamburg and becomes a person of interest for a covert government team which tracks the movements of potential terrorists.

10. Official Secrets (2019)

1h 52m Drama Thriller History

The true story of British intelligence whistleblower Katharine Gun who—prior to the 2003 Iraq invasion—leaked a top-secret NSA memo exposing a joint US-UK illegal spying operation against members of the UN Security Council. The memo proposed blackmailing member states into voting for war.

11. Serpico (1973)

2h 10m Crime Drama History

The real-life struggle of an honest New York City cop against a corrupt system.

12. Miss Sloane (2016)

2h 12m Drama Thriller

An ambitious lobbyist faces off against the powerful gun lobby in an attempt to pass gun control legislation.

13. Veronica Guerin (2003)

1h 38m Drama Crime Thriller

In this true story, Veronica Guerin is an investigative reporter for an Irish newspaper. As the drug trade begins to bleed into the mainstream, Guerin decides to take on and expose those responsible. Beginning at the bottom with addicts, Guerin then gets in touch with John Traynor, a paranoid informant. Not without some prodding, Traynor leads her to John Gilligan, the ruthless head of the operation, who does not take kindly to Guerin's nosing.

14. Salvador (1986)

2h 3m Drama History Thriller

A second-rate journalist from the US tries his luck in El Salvador during the military dictatorship in the 1980s.

15. JFK (1991)

3h 9m Drama Thriller History

Follows the investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy led by New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison.

16. The Pelican Brief (1993)

2h 21m Mystery Drama Thriller Crime

Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.

17. Syriana (2005)

2h 8m Drama Thriller

The Middle Eastern oil industry is the backdrop of this tense drama, which weaves together numerous story lines. Bennett Holiday is an American lawyer in charge of facilitating a dubious merger of oil companies, while Bryan Woodman, a Switzerland-based energy analyst, experiences both personal tragedy and opportunity during a visit with Arabian royalty. Meanwhile, veteran CIA agent Bob Barnes uncovers an assassination plot with unsettling origins.

18. The Lookout (2007)

1h 39m Crime Drama Thriller

Chris is a once promising high school athlete whose life is turned upside down following a tragic accident. As he tries to maintain a normal life, he takes a job as a janitor at a bank, where he ultimately finds himself caught up in a planned heist.

19. Argo (2012)

2h Drama Thriller

As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.

20. Runaway Jury (2003)

2h 7m Drama Thriller

A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.

21. A Mighty Heart (2007)

1h 40m Drama Thriller

Based on Mariane Pearl's account of the terrifying and unforgettable story of her husband, Wall Street Journal reporter Danny Pearl's life and death.

22. The Ghost Writer (2010)

2h 8m Thriller Mystery

A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident.

23. The Whistleblower (2010)

1h 52m Drama Thriller Crime

Based on the experiences of Nebraska cop Kathryn Bolkovac (Rachel Weisz) who discovers a deadly sex trafficking ring while serving as a U.N. peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia. Risking her own life to save the lives of others, she uncovers an international conspiracy that is determined to stop her, no matter the cost.

24. Midnight Express (1978)

2h 1m Drama Crime

Billy Hayes is caught attempting to smuggle drugs out of Turkey. The Turkish courts decide to make an example of him, sentencing him to more than 30 years in prison. Hayes has two opportunities for release: the appeals made by his lawyer, his family, and the American government, or the "Midnight Express".

25. Z (1969)

2h 7m Drama History Thriller

Repression is the rule of the day in this film that skewers Greek governance of the 1960s. Z, a leftist rabble rouser, is killed in what appears to be a traffic accident. But given the political climate, the death of such a prominent activist raises troubling questions. Though it's too late to save Z's life, a postmortem examination suggests that the ruling party was behind his death. As the facts leak out, those who tell the truth pay the price for their honesty.

26. State of Play (2009)

2h 7m Thriller Drama

Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending. All eyes are upon the rising star to be his party's contender for the upcoming presidential race. Until his research assistant/mistress is brutally murdered and buried secrets come tumbling out.

27. The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)

2h 30m Action Crime Drama History Thriller

'Der Baader Meinhof Komplex' depicts the political turmoil in the period from 1967 to the bloody "Deutschen Herbst" in 1977. The movie approaches the events based on Stefan Aust's standard work on the Rote Armee Fraktion (RAF). The story centers on the leadership of the self named anti-fascist resistance to state violence: Andreas Baader, Ulrike Meinhof and Gudrun Ensslin.

28. The Iceman (2012)

1h 45m Thriller Crime Drama

The true story of Richard Kuklinski, the notorious contract killer and family man.

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