26 Best Movies Like Syriana ...

26 Best Movies Like Syriana ...

If you liked this film , you will probably love these too! In this selection we highlight some of the best films that share a very similar mood to '', and are worth checking out.

1. Green Zone (2010)

1h 55m War Action Adventure Drama Thriller

During the U.S.-led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller and his team of Army inspectors are dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction believed to be stockpiled in the Iraqi desert. Rocketing from one booby-trapped and treacherous site to the next, the men search for deadly chemical agents but stumble instead upon an elaborate cover-up that threatens to invert the purpose of their mission.

2. The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2012)

3. 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.

4. Munich (2005)

2h 44m Drama Action History Thriller

During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and execute those responsible for the attack.

5. Rendition (2007)

2h Drama Thriller

When an Egyptian terrorism suspect "disappears" on a flight from Africa to Washington DC, his American wife and a CIA analyst find themselves caught up in a struggle to secure his release from a secret detention facility somewhere outside the US.

6. The Good Shepherd (2006)

2h 47m Drama Thriller History

Edward Wilson, the only witness to his father's suicide and member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion, qualities that help him to be recruited for a career in the newly founded OSS. His dedication to his work does not come without a price though, leading him to sacrifice his ideals and eventually his family.

7. Michael Clayton (2007)

1h 59m Drama Thriller

A law firm brings in its 'fixer' to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.

8. Body of Lies (2008)

2h 8m Action Drama Thriller

The CIA’s hunt is on for the mastermind of a wave of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is the agency’s man on the ground, moving from place to place, scrambling to stay ahead of ever-shifting events. An eye in the sky – a satellite link – watches Ferris. At the other end of that real-time link is the CIA’s Ed Hoffman, strategizing events from thousands of miles away. And as Ferris nears the target, he discovers trust can be just as dangerous as it is necessary for survival.

9. Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

2h 37m Thriller Drama History

A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011.

10. The Sum of All Fears (2002)

2h 4m Thriller Action Drama

When the president of Russia suddenly dies, a man whose politics are virtually unknown succeeds him. The change in political leaders sparks paranoia among American CIA officials, so CIA director Bill Cabot recruits a young analyst to supply insight and advice on the situation. Then the unthinkable happens: a nuclear bomb explodes in a U.S. city, and America is quick to blame the Russians.

11. The Constant Gardener (2005)

2h 9m Drama Mystery Thriller

Justin Quayle is a low-level British diplomat who has always gone about his work very quietly, not causing any problems. But after his radical wife Tessa is killed he becomes determined to find out why, thrusting himself into the middle of a very dangerous conspiracy.

12. All the King's Men (2006)

2h 5m Drama Thriller

The story of an idealist's rise to power in the world of Louisiana politics and the corruption that leads to his ultimate downfall. Based on the1946 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel written by Robert Penn Warren.

13. Deterrence (1999)

14. 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.

15. Unthinkable (2010)

1h 37m Drama Thriller

The government gets wind of a plot to destroy America involving a trio of nuclear weapons for which the whereabouts are unknown. It's up to a seasoned interrogator and an FBI agent to find out exactly where the nukes are.

16. The Secret Agent (1996)

1h 35m Drama Thriller

In 1880s London, pornographic bookseller Verloc is a double agent for the Russian government, providing information to Chief Inspector Heat about a lazy anarchist organization. In order for the anarchists to be arrested, an act of terrorism must occur. So Verloc decides to set up bombs – which leads to tragedy – not only for himself but also for his family, including wife Winnie and brother-in-law, Stevie.

17. Seven Days in May (1964)

1h 58m Drama Thriller

A U.S. Army colonel alerts the president of a planned military coup against him.

18. 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.

19. Traitor (2008)

1h 54m Drama Action Thriller Crime

When straight arrow FBI agent Roy Clayton heads up the investigation into a dangerous international conspiracy, all clues seem to lead back to former U.S. Special Operations officer, Samir Horn.

20. 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.

21. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)

1h 45m Action Drama Thriller

Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.

22. Paradise Now (2005)

1h 30m Thriller Crime Drama

Two childhood friends are recruited for a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv.

23. The Kingdom (2007)

1h 50m Thriller Action Drama

A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.

24. Topaz (1969)

2h 1m Drama Thriller

Copenhagen, Denmark, 1962. When a high-ranking Soviet official decides to change sides, a French intelligence agent is caught up in a cold, silent and bloody spy war in which his own family will play a decisive role.

25. The Dancer Upstairs (2002)

2h 12m Crime Drama Romance Thriller

A police detective in a South American country is dedicated to hunting down a revolutionary guerilla leader.

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