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 Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)

Guy Fawkes may not have been successful in blowing up Parlimanent, but his story proved all-too compelling – much like the following 25 movies that thrive on conspiracy, subterfuge and the pursuit of what really happened behind closed doors.

JFK (1991)

JFK (1991)

Wherever there’s a dead American president, there’s a conspiracy theory. And Oliver Stone (who went on to make Nixon and W.) saw to it that former New Orleans DA Jim Garrison’s accusations of a cover-up reached a wider audience by making this pop politik movie with Kevin Costner in the lead role.