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The list contains the best, new and most relevant tough law enforcer movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting and tense films and TV shows about / with law enforcement, tough law enforcer, crimes, crime, police, rivalry, fighting crime, murder, danger and police investigation plots mostly in Crime, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, Germany, Sweden and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as tough law enforcer: Walker, Texas Ranger (1993), Rex: A Cop's Best Friend (1994), Blitz (2011), K-9 (1989), Cobra 11 (1996), Luther (2010), Justified (2010), The Shield (2002), Law & Order (1990), Ashes to Ashes (2008).
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Luther
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
UK
60 min.
 8.5
Blitz
Action, Crime, Thriller
UK, France, USA
97 min.
 6.2
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Baby
Action, Thriller
India
159 min.
 8.1
Gabbar is Back
Action, Drama
India
128 min.
 7.2

List of tough law enforcer movies

Walker, Texas Ranger
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Walker, Texas Ranger is an American television action crime drama series created by Leslie Greif and Paul Haggis, both starring Chuck Norris as a member of the Texas Ranger Division. The show aired on CBS in the spring of 1993, with the first season ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: texas ranger, tough law enforcer, heroes, martial arts, crime, police investigation, law enforcement, partners against crime, good versus evil, vigilante, interracial friendship, love interest ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, dallas texas
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Rex: A Cop's Best Friend
Genre: Crime, Action, Mystery
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Kommissar Rex is a police procedural drama originally made in Austria and aired from 1994 to 2004. In 2008 the series was revived under Austrian-Italian production, and has since 2009 been made fully in Italy, with occasional episodes set in ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: police dog, partners, police investigation, tough law enforcer, crime, german shepherd, chases and races, human animal relationship, workplace, murder, fighting crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: austria, europe
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 6.2
 75K
Blitz
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A tough, renegade cop is dispatched to take down a serial killer who has been targeting police officers.
Style: serious, exciting, suspense, talky, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, revenge, cop as target, law enforcer killer, murder, tough law enforcer, vigilante, fight scenes, crimes, law enforcement, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, new orleans
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 6.0
 28K
K-9
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The extravagant cop Michael Dooley needs some help to fight a drug dealer who has tried to kill him. A "friend" gives him a dog named Jerry Lee (Officer Lewis), who has been trained to smell drugs. With his help, Dooley sets out to put his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, dog, odd couple, police dog, crime, partners, friends, buddies, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, german shepherd, police operation ...
Time: 80s
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 6.4
 4K
Cobra 11
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Alarm für Cobra 11 – Die Autobahnpolizei is a long-running, popular German television series about a two-man team of highway police, originally set in Berlin and later in North Rhine-Westphalia. The series has been broadcast in countries ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, crimes, police investigation, partners, car chase, crime, danger, buddies, tough law enforcer, police interrogation, working undercover, explosion ...
Time: 1990s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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 8.5
 93K
Luther
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A dark psychological crime drama starring Idris Elba as Luther, a man struggling with his own terrible demons, who might be as dangerous as the depraved murderers he hunts.
Style: serious, rough, tense, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, uncover truth, murder, crimes, law enforcement, against the rules, multiple suspects, talented, tough law enforcer, family relations, partners, forensics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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 8.6
 74K
Justified
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A character drama based on the 2001 Elmore Leonard short story "Fire in the Hole." Leonard's tale centers around U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens of Kentucky, a quiet but strong-willed official of the law. The tale covers his high-stakes ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, crimes, small town, law enforcement, lone wolves, fighting crime, chases and races, u.s. marshal, deadly, rivalry, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kentucky, usa
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 8.7
 64K
The Shield
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The story of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking the rules or working against their associates to both keep the streets safe and their self-interests intact.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, tough law enforcer, crime, drugs/alcohol, gang, police corruption, against the rules, police station, fighting crime, urban ghetto, crimes, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 7.7
 28K
Law & Order
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama television series, created by Dick Wolf and part of the Law & Order franchise. It originally aired on NBC and, in syndication, on various cable networks. Law & Order premiered ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, lawyer, fighting crime, courtroom, legal action, murder, police investigation, law enforcement, police, law and order, crime investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Ashes to Ashes
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Crime drama series featuring Life On Mars' DCI Gene Hunt. After being shot in 2008, DI Alex Drake lands in 1981, where she finds herself in familiar company.
Style: surreal, stylized, serious, sentimental, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, time travel, mystery, punk, police detective, uncover truth, crime, police station, riddles and clues, rock, law enforcement, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, london
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The Chicago Code
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The series follows officers of the Chicago Police Department as they fight crime on the streets and try to expose political corruption within the city.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, corruption, urban, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, society, partners against crime, political corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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 6.4
 124K
The Last Stand
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ray Owens is sheriff of the quiet US border town of Sommerton Junction after leaving the LAPD following a bungled operation. Following his escape from the FBI, a notorious drug baron, his gang, and a hostage are heading toward Sommerton Junction ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, car chase, hostage, fbi, chase, violence, tough law enforcer, revenge, violent, weapons, gunfight, fighting crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa, las vegas, california, mexico, arizona
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Johan Falk: Vapenbröder
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: John Falk is on a routine mission with the Gothenburg police special unit GSI. With the help of a Norwegian undercover police and a civilian infiltrator in one of Gothenburg's heaviest criminal gangs, the GSI are trying buy six assault rifles ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: tough law enforcer, urban, investigation, crime, crimes, danger, law enforcement, arms dealing, undercover, gang, working undercover, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
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Johan Falk: The Outlaws
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Johan is a two-fisted Gothenburg cop who finds himself in a shoot-out with jewel robbers. After the smoke has cleared, one robber, shot by his accomplice, and an innocent bystander, are dead. Three witnesses, including Helen, identify thug ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: tough law enforcer, urban, crime, crimes, danger, law enforcement, bomb, evacuation, firefighter, snitch, basement, newspaper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
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Johan Falk: Alla råns moder
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: GSI second in command, Sophie Nordh, flips gangster leader Seth Rydell and convinces him to infiltrate a rogue military group. For the first time GSI Chief Patrick Agrell realizes that he is using a ruthless psychopath as an infiltrator. Can Seth be ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: tough law enforcer, bank, crime, crimes, urban, danger, law enforcement, soldier, heist, robbery, murder, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
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Johan Falk: Kodnamn Lisa
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Five men break into Frank Wagner's apartment. Frank is able to escape and seeks out the help of Johan Falk. Has someone leaked that Frank is working with the police? Frank and John do not know who knows what and who they can trust.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: tough law enforcer, urban, crime, crimes, danger, law enforcement, gang, police, organized crime, working undercover, undercover, mafia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
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Johan Falk: De 107 patrioterna
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's a beautiful day in Slottsskogen, Gothenburg idyllic city park, when suddenly the unthinkable happens - gunfire amidst all people. Two gangsters shooting game against each other and a large police operation starts. The conflict grows ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: tough law enforcer, urban, crime, crimes, danger, law enforcement, gang, gang war, gangsters, vengeance, rivalry, police surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
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 4.4
 440
Sci-fighters
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A renegade police officer tracks a rapist spreading a deadly virus around 2009 Boston.
Style: bleak, serious, futuristic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, save the world, future dystopia, mutant, chases and races, laser, danger, deadly, escapades, law enforcement, partners against crime, race against time ...
Time: future
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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 7.0
 851
The Tough Ones
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A tough, violent cop who doesn't mind bending the law goes after a machine-gun-carrying, hunchbacked psychotic killer.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, tough law enforcer, vigilantism, crimes, danger, chase, law enforcement, serial killer, psychopath, fighting crime, vengeance, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, italy
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The Violent Professionals
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: With or without help from law enforcement officers, a lone individual decides to crack down on the syndicate.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, working undercover, urban, chases and races, crimes, law enforcement, undercover, violent death, gangsters, investigation, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, italy
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The French Detective
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When political thugs murder an opponent's volunteer and also kill a cop, chief inspector Verjeat believes the politician who hired them is as guilty as the murderous goon. Verjeat's pursuit of the councilman, Lardatte, gets him a warning ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, police corruption, political corruption, crime, price of justice, fighting the system, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal, society, legal action ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france, normandy
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Judge Dredd: Superfiend
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Story: Six-part web series that presents an alternate take on the origins of Judge Dredd's arch-nemesis - a demonic creature known as Judge Death that sees life itself as a crime. Can Dredd survive a clash with such foe and save his niece?
Style: surreal, offbeat, futuristic, semi serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tough law enforcer, fighting crime, gory, future dystopia, tough heroes, good versus evil, heroes, law enforcement, one man army, crimes, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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Aan: Men at Work
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Crime is at its highest peak in Mumbai with it split in three ways. Walia has one-third, Manik Rao has one-third and Roshni has a third of the Mumbai territory. The crime rate rises with more smuggling, trading and illegal activities soaring.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, toilet humor
Plot: tough law enforcer, fighting crime, crime, crimes, bollywood, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, police corruption, gangsters, master criminal, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
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 5.9
 2K
Johan Falk 5
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Johan Falk and his colleagues at the GSI go after sex traffickers importing young women from the East and forcing them into prostitution.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: murder, tough law enforcer, urban, crimes, danger, crime, law enforcement, police, human trafficking, trafficking, surveillance, police procedural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
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Singham Returns
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Singham Returns is an Indian action film directed by Rohit Shetty and produced by Reliance Entertainment. The sequel to the 2011 film Singham, actor Ajay Devgn reprises his role from the previous film, as well as co-producing the project, while ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, tough heroes, bollywood, crimes, heroes, crime, law enforcement, rivalry, gangsters, one man army, fighting crime, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
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 3.9
 1K
Ambushed
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the frenetic underbelly of Los Angeles, Agent Maxwell closes in on an international cocaine smuggling operation run by criminal mastermind Vincent Camastra. When Agent Beverly Royce goes undercover with the drug dealers and finds herself deeper ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, tough law enforcer, drugs/alcohol, crime, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, government agency, special agents, strip club, police corruption, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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 6.6
 1K
Police Woman
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sergeant “Pepper"” Anderson, an undercover cop for the Criminal Conspiracy Unit of the Los Angeles Police Department, poses undercover from mob girl to prostitute.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: tough law enforcer, police station, fighting crime, crime, gender, law enforcement, partners, police, odd couple, partners against crime, reluctant partners, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles
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 6.3
 326
Yuma
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A down-and-dirty town is forced to shape up when a new sheriff (Clint Walker) comes to town. However, when a scheme is launched to destroy the lawman's authority, he must discover the perpetrators and preserve his reputation.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, tough law enforcer, small town, righting the wronged, good versus evil, law enforcement, rivalry, gang, lone wolves, political corruption, tough heroes, americana ...
Place: arizona
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McMillan & Wife
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: McMillan & Wife is a lighthearted American police procedural that aired on NBC from September 17, 1971 to April 24, 1977. Starring Rock Hudson and Susan Saint James in the title roles, the series premiered in 90-minute episodes as part of the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, police investigation, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, police, legal investigation, couple relations, who done it, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
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 6.6
 1K
S.W.A.T.
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: S.W.A.T. is an American action/crime drama series about the adventures of a Special Weapons And Tactics team operating in an unidentified California city. A spin-off of The Rookies, the series aired on ABC from February 1975 to April 1976. Like The ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, fighting crime, workplace, crimes, danger, law enforcement, police investigation, workplace situations, chases and races, swat, weapon system ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, los angeles
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