25 best conspiracy movies ever

As Britain starts its annual celebration of foiling the Gunpowder Plot, we take a look at the best celluloid conspiracies. Or are they?

The Parallax View (1974)

Warren Beatty plays a reporter who becomes entangled in a plot to assassinate political candidates, in the second part of Alan J Pakula's trilogy of political conspiracy films. Landing slap-bang in the middle of the Watergate scandal engulfing President Nixon, The Parallax View is steeped in the paranoia of the time, depicting an America in which malevolent corporations can manipulate the political process, killing and brainwashing its citizens with impunity.

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