Honest law enforcer movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant honest law enforcer movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, rough and captivating films and TV shows about / with honest law enforcer, crimes, law enforcement, police, crime, fighting crime, police detective, police officer, police station and murder plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, India and other countries.
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honest law enforcer movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as honest law enforcer: Line of Duty (2012), Motive (2013), Rookie Blue (2010), The Shield (2002), Gangaajal (2003), On the Job (2013), Axe Cop (2012), Walking Tall (1973), The District (2000), Hawaii Five-0 (2010).

List of honest law enforcer movies

 8.7
 50K
Line of Duty (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Steve Arnott is a young officer who’s fallen foul of his superiors for refusing to help in the cover-up of an operation that ended in the shooting of an innocent father. He seems ideal to join AC-12, an anti-corruption police unit, just as it ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns
Plot: police corruption, police detective, honest law enforcer, dirty cop, police investigation, female police detective, policewoman, law enforcer, right and wrong, officer, evidence, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, united kingdom, britain
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 7.4
 5K
Motive (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A cat-and-mouse series with a twist on the everyday whodunit, "Motive" centers on Angie Flynn, a detective on a backwards chase for clues to a killer that has already been revealed to viewers. The series, filmed in Vancouver, is an ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder investigation, police detective, unconventional method, female detective, forensics, riddles and clues, honest law enforcer, deadly, sergeant, crime and punishment, crime, fighting crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver
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 7.7
 17K
Rookie Blue (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Ambitious young cops try to prove themselves in their high-stakes careers, in which the smallest mistake can have deadly consequences. At the core of the close-knit group is perfectionist Andy McNally, whose father was a homicide detective before he ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, sentimental, sincere
Plot: rookie, policewoman, workplace romance, workplace situations, police officer, crime, law enforcement, fighting crime, crimes, relationship vs career, shooting, peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 8.7
 76K
The Shield (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
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: tense, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police corruption, police brutality, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, partners, crimes, dishonesty, murder, mayor, gang, peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 7.8
 17K
Gangaajal (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: An SP Amit Kumar who is given charge of Tezpur police station in Bihar. The area is full of corruption, inefficiency, bribery, nepotism, favoritism and crime with help from the local police. Gradually Amit realizes that the local politician Sadhu ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: stabbed in the stomach, police station, dishonesty, fighting crime, law enforcement, vigilantism, bribery, police brutality, criminal's revenge, crimes, honest law enforcer, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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 7.0
 3K
On the Job (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 118 min.
Story: On The Job is about the ambitions and passions of four men trying to make a living, for themselves and their families. It shows the parallels between two prison inmates who are contract killers, and the two agents of the law investigating the ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, gangsters, corrupt law enforcer, danger, honest law enforcer, assassination, corruption, deadly, dishonesty, criminal heroes, politics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines, asia, manila philippines
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 7.4
 2K
Axe Cop (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: Axe Cop is an animated series based on the webcomic of the same name. It premiered on Fox on July 21, 2013, as a part of the channel's Animation Domination HD programming block. The series aired 6 11-minute episodes in its first season, which ...
Style: humorous, surreal, not serious, intense, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: heroic mission, heroes, good versus evil, fighting crime, police officer, honest law enforcer, super weapon, law enforcement, imaginary, silly humor, disorder, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.9
 6K
Walking Tall (1973)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Buford Pusser's a wrestler, whose wife wants him to settle down, so they go to his home town in Tennessee, where he plans to get into business with his father. But he is shocked to discover all sorts of graft and corruption going on. And when ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vengeance, danger, small town, corruption, police corruption, revenge, fighting crime, crime, law enforcement, crimes, honest law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: tennessee, usa
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 7.2
 1K
The District (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The District is a television police drama which aired on CBS from October 7, 2000 to May 1, 2004. The show followed the work and personal life of the chief of Washington, D.C.'s Police Department.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, factual
Plot: fighting crime, mayor, honest law enforcer, workplace situations, price of justice, crimes, leadership, boss and employee, police investigation, police, urban, office ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 7.3
 69K
Hawaii Five-0 (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Steve McGarrett returns home to Oahu, in order to find his father's killer. The governor offers him the chance to run his own task force (Five-0). Steve's team is joined by Chin Ho Kelly, Danny "Danno" Williams, and Kono Kalakaua.
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, policewoman, crime investigation, rookie, crimes, teamwork, police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, leader, suspicion, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: hawaii, usa
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 7.1
 2K
Babylon (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: London's police force is in need of a public image revamp. And Chief Constable Richard Miller has found just the woman to do it...American visionary from the world of new media Liz Garvey, sets out to revolutionise the force's PR ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, serious, semi serious ...
Plot: police, law enforcement, workplace, workplace situations, police station, fighting crime, honest law enforcer, public relations, society, incompetent police, sniper, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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 6.5
 2K
NYC 22 (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: NYC 22 is an American police procedural drama which ran on CBS from April 15 to August 11, 2012. The series was a mid-season replacement for CSI: Miami. On May 13, 2012, both series were canceled by CBS.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: rookie, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, partners, streetwise, ex athlete, supportive coworker, partners against crime, honest law enforcer, police officer, nypd ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
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Life Without Principle (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A criminal, a bank clerk and a police officer find their destinies entwined when a loan shark gets assaulted after having withdrawn $10 million from the bank in the midst of the world financial crisis.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, bank clerk, human nature, crimes, danger, life is a bitch, disorder, honest law enforcer, moral dilemma, financial ruin, financial problem, financial crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
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The Stolen Children (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Switzerland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Antonio, a policeman (carabiniere), has an order to take two children (Rosetta and her brother Luciano) from Milan to Sicily to an orphanage. Their mother has been arrested for forcing Rosetta (11 years old) to work as a prostitute. First the ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, captivating, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: orphanage, social differences, kids in trouble, life is a bitch, gain trust, society, self discovery, on the road, family problems, parents and children, dysfunctional family, custody ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, sicily, europe
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 7.1
 7K
Kojak (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Kojak is an American television series starring Telly Savalas as the title character, bald New York City Police Department Detective Lieutenant Theo Kojak. It aired from October 24, 1973, to March 18, 1978, on CBS. It took the time slot of the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police, who done it, police investigation, danger, fighting crime, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, honest law enforcer, investigation, greek ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.4
 6K
Singam 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Picking up the storyline from where Singam ended, Duraisingam (Suriya) has gone undercover after meeting the Home Minister and is working as an NCC officer in a school in Thoothukudi. The only people who know about this operation are the Chief ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bollywood, love triangle, working undercover, social relations, rivalry, good versus evil, heroes, fighting crime, love and romance, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
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 6.5
 20K
Blood Ties (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two brothers, on either side of the law, face off over organized crime in Brooklyn during the 1970s.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family relations, criminal heroes, crimes, family problems, family reunited, dishonesty, betrayal, rivalry, honest law enforcer, police detective, drugs/alcohol, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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 6.3
 74K
Walking Tall (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A former U.S. soldier returns to his hometown to find it overrun by crime and corruption, which prompts him to clean house.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: ex military, lone hero, ex soldier, small town, home invasion, tough guy, heroes, fighting crime, one against many, vigilantism, stripper, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 7.6
 2K
Salamander (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: A police inspector investigates the robbery of 66 safe deposit boxes at a private bank in Brussels.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: police, law enforcement, crime, crimes, police investigation, secret movement, police detective, honest law enforcer, dishonesty, secret agenda, robbery, boarding school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
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 7.5
 10K
Copper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Kevin Corcoran is a rugged young Irish immigrant policeman trying to keep the peace in the historical Five Points neighborhood in 1860s New York City while searching for information on the disappearance of his wife and death of his daughter.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: law enforcement, fighting crime, gunfight, ex military, crime, police detective, crimes, power struggle, priest, black american, society, african american ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Untouchables (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Young Treasury Agent Elliot Ness arrives in Chicago and is determined to take down Al Capone, but it's not going to be easy because Capone has the police in his pocket. Ness meets Jimmy Malone, a veteran patrolman and probably the most ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, smuggling, tough law enforcer, bribery, trial, court, crimes, tough cop, police investigation, mob boss ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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 6.8
 1K
King (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: King is a Canadian police drama which premiered April 17, 2011 on Showcase. The series stars Amy Price-Francis as Jessica King, a veteran police officer who gets promoted to head of the Major Crimes Task Force in Toronto after her predecessor has a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: policewoman, police detective, female detective, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, task force, who done it, fighting crime, honest law enforcer, crime, leadership ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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100 Centre Street (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 100 Centre Street is an American legal drama created by Sidney Lumet and starring Alan Arkin, Val Avery, Bobby Cannavale, Joel de la Fuente and Paula Devicq.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, thought provoking, gloomy
Plot: courtroom, legal action, dedicated lawyer, law enforcement, crimes, workplace, legal, lawsuit, workplace situations, jury, cop witness relations, judge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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My Sweet Pepper Land (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iraq, France, Germany, Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Baran, a war hero, becomes sheriff of the capital and refuses to bow down to a tribal chief.
Style: serious, atmospheric, tense, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, rivalry, society, law enforcement, village, village life, social relations, justice, violence, police, smuggler, honest law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: iraq, europe, kurdistan
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 7.6
 4K
The Chain (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The world erodes around Vijay, an honest police officer. He is jailed for 6 months on false charges, trapped by gang leader Teja. When Vijay is released from jail, he plans to take revenge.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: frame up, gangsters, hide and seek, bollywood, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, life is a bitch, rivalry, honest law enforcer, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
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Romanzo criminale - La serie (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
TV show
Story: Romanzo Criminale – La serie - is a television series Italian based on the eponymous novel by judge Giancarlo De Cataldo, and it is the second adaptation of the film Romanzo Criminale directed by Michele Placido. The first series quickly achieved ...
Style: rough, serious, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: gang, organized crime, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, law enforcement, drug dealing, mafia, dishonesty, police detective, violence, drugs ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 90s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy
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Batman: Year One (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Two men come to Gotham City: Bruce Wayne after years abroad feeding his lifelong obsession for justice and Jim Gordon after being too honest a cop with the wrong people elsewhere. After learning painful lessons about the city's corruption on ...
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, batman, vigilantism, police corruption, gadget, origin of hero, fighting crime, good versus evil, crimes, partners against crime, danger, vigilante ...
Time: 80s
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Talaash: The Answer Lies Within (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A cop, investigating the mysterious death of a filmstar, meets a sex-worker, while he faces some personal problems psychologically. The mystery connects these people in a way, that ultimately changes their lives.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, neo noir, surprise ending
Plot: police investigation, murder, uncover truth, couple relations, haunted by the past, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, bollywood, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
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 8.0
 12K
Lewis (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.
Style: realistic, clever, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crime investigation, sergeant, murder investigation, multiple suspects, murder, crimes, law enforcement, suspicion, investigator, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
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 7.8
 3K
Zen (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Italy, Germany
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: Zen is a British television mini series produced by Left Bank Pictures for the BBC, co-produced with WGBH Boston for its Masterpiece anthology series, Mediaset and ZDF. It stars Rufus Sewell and Caterina Murino and is based on the Aurelio Zen ...
Style: sexy, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, deadly, murder, suspicion, corruption, workplace, crimes, mystery, crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
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