Are you intrested in watching political thriller movies, than this list is for you!!
Watching the same movies on the movie channels which have been seen dozens of times is irritating. Thank OTT Platform as Netflix, Amazon Prime, Youtube, and so on. That provides so many options to watch movies accordingly. But see what out of thousands of millions? Which is gripping. Be vigorous remember. Enjoyed it.
So there are 5 movies that you must watch in the political thriller or political drama category.
Before starting, let us know what is this political thriller movie genre or category?
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Political Thriller Drama Movies List
In simple words, the story in which there is some kind of political drama or political conflict.
|Sr. No.||Political Movie List||Release Year|
|1||New Delhi Times||1986|
|5||Enemy of the State||1998|
It can have many strong characters with their own stories, sub-stories. It is believed that there must necessarily be a hero, a villain, and a real-looking story.
1. New Delhi Times (1986)
Story Summary: Vikas Pandey is an honest journalist for the New Delhi Times. One day he learns about a political murder. Enthusiasts are in full swing for the chief minister’s chair. Also, hundreds of people have lost their lives due to poisonous liquor. If development investigates, the links start connecting. And there comes the sixty-knot going on between the politicians and the powerful people of the media. Who will be left, who will be stranded?
This Political triller film was so controverted, that the distributors and TV people refused to show it. But later this film starring Shashi Kapoor got three National Awards.
Stars: Shashi Kapoor, Sharmila Tagore, Om Puri
Director: Ramesh Sharma
Where to Watch: The political thriller drama movie New Delhi Time is available on Youtube.
2. Z (1969)
The film begins with a speech by a police officer of the right-wing government. The government’s program is being told to fight the ‘left’ elements. On the other hand, the speech is being held at the rally to raise a voice against nuclear weapons. Goons sent by the police vandalize the rally. The activist giving the speech is killed. It is said that the road accident occurred. But a doctor refuses to lie in the post-mortem. A photojournalist presents the photo as evidence. In the activist’s murder, along with two right-wing terrorists, four military police officers also come under scrutiny. It remains to be seen whether the judge will sell.
The French-language Political thriller film won two awards at the Cannes Film Fest. ‘Zee’ is actually a film based on the novel titled Vasili Vasilikos, on which Dibakar Banerjee later made his film ‘Shanghai’ in 2012.
Writers: Vasilis Vasilikos (novel) (as Vassili Vassilikos), Jorge Semprún (dialogue) (as Jorge Semprun)
Stars: Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant
Director: Costa Gavraz
Where to watch: YouTube
3. Syriana (2005)
A US company is losing control of the oil fields of Gulf Kingdom. There is also a case of corruption on this company. Then this company merges with a small company in Kazakhstan, which has the rights to the petroleum fields there. Prince Nasser of Arabia contracts a Chinese company to extract natural gas. Now this is also a matter of concern for the US government. Amidst all this, a US CIA agent is investigating illegal arms smuggling. And in front of him, the whole story unfolds.
Writers: Stephen Gaghan, Robert Baer (book)
Stars: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Amanda Peet
Director: Stephen Gegan
Where to Watch: Netflix
4. Ayutha Ezhuthu (2004)
This story is about three youths. Michael who is a student leader at Madras University. He has a big influence. He is not afraid of anyone. Does not like politicians who do dirty politics. He is very dear to the rights of students. The second is Arjun who is an IAS The officer is sitting There is no serious goal in life. Have to go to America. Before that a girl falls in love, who is not confirming her love. One day, after following him, he takes a lift from Michael and befriends. Being serious again starts with life. The third is Imba who is a local goon. When Michael stands in the election with his teammates, a leader sends Imba to scare him. Everyone adopts juggling But who wins in this election, it is seen in the end.
Writers: Mani Ratnam, Sujatha (dialogue)
Stars: Suriya, Madhavan, Siddharth
Director: Mani Ratnam. Who later made the same film in Hindi under the name ‘Yuva’ with new actors.
Where to watch: YouTube
5. Enemy of the State (1998)
The American Congress is bringing a new bill to fight terrorism. If passed, the National Security Agency (ASA) will get much more power to monitor citizens and groups. NSA official Reynolds wants the bill passed so that it can benefit. But an American lawmaker opposes it. One day that MP dies. Proof of his death is accidentally captured on the camera of a wildlife researcher. The murderers follow him. He is running and runs into one of his lawyer friends, Dean, and hides the videotape in his bag. Dean’s life changed since that day. Or say it is ruined. He is implicated in a false case. Now he is running after saving his life. The NSA’s satellite and all the surveillance are looking for it. On the rumble Now what happens next and how he proves himself innocent is visible.
Writer: David Marconi
Stars: Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight
Director: Tony Scott
Where to watch: YouTube at a price of 50 rupees.