Incompetent police movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant incompetent police movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, not serious, suspenseful, serious and exciting films and TV shows about / with incompetent police, crimes, police, police officer, murder, law enforcement, disorder, nudity (full frontal - brief), farce and investigation plots mostly in Crime, Comedy and Drama genres shot in USA, France, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as incompetent police: The Simpsons (1989), The Dukes of Hazzard (2005), Backyard (2009), The Troops of St. Tropez (1964), Taxi 3 (2003), Taxi 2 (2000), Taxi (1998), Reno 911! (2003), Reno 911!: Miami (2007), Public Enemies (2009).

List of incompetent police movies

 8.7
 406K
The Simpsons (1989)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family; Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, as well as a virtual cast of thousands. Since the beginning, the series has been a pop ...
Style: adult animation, sitcom, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, chick flick
Plot: dark humor, siblings relations, suburbs, goofy hero, social satire, satire, society, family relations, eccentric family, beer, housewife, adult humor ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: usa
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The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Cousins, Bo and Luke Duke, with the help of their eye-catching cousin, Daisy and moonshine-running Uncle Jesse, try and save the family farm from being destroyed by Hazzard County's corrupt commissioner, Boss Hogg. Their efforts constantly find ...
Style: not serious, humorous, funny, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: adventure, friends, misfit, car, disorder, incompetent police, heroes, partners, countryside, buddies, stupidity, dumb ...
Time: contemporary
Place: atlanta georgia
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 6.9
 2K
Backyard (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An astonishing fictional account of the unending series of murders of young women in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, which began in 1996. Most of the victims are low-paid laborers who have been drawn to the town by the possibility of work at American-owned ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, police investigation, woman in danger, fighting crime, incompetent police, law enforcement, dishonesty, injustice, police corruption, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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The Troops of St. Tropez (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The ambitious police officer Cruchot (Louis de Funès) is transferred to St. Tropez. He's struggling with crimes such as persistent nude swimming, but even more with his teenage daughter, who's trying to impress her rich friends by telling ...
Style: funny, humorous, realistic, light, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: gendarme, police, seaside, father daughter relationship, goofy hero, beach, incompetent police, yacht, comedy of errors, crimes, fighting crime, investigation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera, saint tropez, cote d'azur, riviera ...
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 5.8
 43K
Taxi 3 (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A gang of thieves calling themselves the Santa Claus Gang are wreaking havoc, and the police can't keep up. Police Captain Gilbert is distracted by a Chinese reporter writing a story on his squad, and taxi driver Daniel is in the midst of a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car, car chase, skiing, pregnancy, taxi driver, mentor, spy, buddies, unlikely partners, french, fight scenes, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, marseille
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 6.5
 56K
Taxi 2 (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A cabdriver and a cop race to Paris to rescue a love interest and the Japanese minister of defense from kidnappers.
Style: humorous, exciting, buddy movie, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, taxi, kidnapping, yakuza, police investigation, gang, police, car race, french, stereotypes, creativity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france, tokyo, san francisco, new jersey ...
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 7.0
 84K
Taxi (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In Marseilles (France), skilled pizza delivery boy Daniel who drives a scooter finally has his dreams come true. He gets a taxi license. Caught by the police for a huge speed infraction, he will help Emilien, a loser inspector who can't drive, ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, exciting, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: car, taxi, car chase, taxi driver, french, chase, police investigation, heist, police, driver, racecar driver, bank robbery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, marseille, paris france, europe, provence
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 7.9
 21K
Reno 911! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Reno 911! is an American comedy television series on Comedy Central that ran from 2003 to 2009. It is a mockumentary-style parody of law enforcement documentary shows, specifically COPS, with comic actors playing the police officers. Most of the ...
Style: parody, sitcom, humorous, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, improv, policewoman, workplace, police station, incompetent police, escapades, workplace situations, disorder, crimes, law enforcement, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada, usa
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Reno 911!: Miami (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A rag-tag team of Reno cops are called in to save the day after a terrorist attack disrupts a national police convention in Miami Beach during spring break. Based on the Comedy Central series.
Style: parody, funny, humorous, light, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police, police investigation, fantasy world, writers, justice, law enforcement, fighting crime, crimes, incompetent police, terrorist, buddies, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: florida, miami, usa, miami beach
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 7.0
 305K
Public Enemies (2009)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger's charm and audacity endear him to much of America's downtrodden public, but he's also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the fledgling FBI. Desperate to capture the elusive outlaw, ...
Style: stylized, factual, suspense, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, bank robbery, gunfight, organized crime, robbery, group of criminals, criminal heroes, heist, mafia, gang, prison escape, manhunt ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: usa, tucson arizona, indiana, chicago illinois, illinois ...
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 6.5
 5K
Nokas (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the morning of April 5, 2004, the greatest bank robbery in Norwegian history was carried out in Stavanger. The robbery itself is the main character of the story, and it is illuminated from several angles in the course of the film, from the ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, true crime, police officer killed, police, gang, confined, incompetent police, master criminal, thief, money, hunting, robbery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
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The Pink Panther (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the coach of the France soccer team is killed by a poisoned dart in the stadium in the end of a game, and his expensive and huge ring with the diamond Pink Panther disappears, the ambitious Chief Inspector Dreyfus assigns the worst police ...
Style: humorous, light, absurd, melancholic, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: robbery, inspector, goofy hero, law enforcement, incompetent police, riddles and clues, farce, investigation, death, chase, revenge, redemption ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, new york, usa, europe ...
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 6.9
 13K
The Mask (1995)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Mask aka The Mask: Animated Series is an American animated television series based on the film of the same name. The show ran for two seasons, from August 12, 1995 to March 8, 1997, on CBS, and spawned its own short-run comic book series, ...
Style: humorous, light, absurd, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: superhero, adventure, hidden identity, nothing goes right, crimes, disorder, troublemaker, incompetent police, fighting crime, vigilantism, prank, pets ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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One Hundred Steps (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of Peppino Impastato, a political activist who opposed the Mafia in Sicily. One hundred steps was the number of steps it took to get from the Impastato house to the house of the Mafia boss Tano Badalamenti.
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, rough, political ...
Plot: gangsters, assassination, radio, fighting the system, rebelliousness, political activist, crimes, rebellion, society, dishonesty, idealism, media ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe
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No One Killed Jessica (2011)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A reporter teams up with the sister of a murdered model in order to bring her case justice.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic, motivational ...
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, investigation, fighting the system, uncover truth, cover up, crimes, legal, dishonesty, law enforcement, loss of sibling, model ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, new delhi, asia, delhi
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Kids in the Hall: Death Comes to Town (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: In the small town of Shuckton, Ontario, which has just placed a bid to host the 2028 Summer Olympics, its mayor, Larry Bowman, is found murdered. As the authorities investigate, other townsfolk with a personal history to the deceased mayor conduct ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, clever, suspense ...
Plot: murder, mayor, small town, murder investigation, investigation, crumbling relationship, incompetent police, social relations, dark humor, small town life, crimes, amateur detective ...
Place: canada
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 7.3
 18K
Il Divo (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The narration spans the period since the seventh election of Andreotti as Prime Minister of Italy in 1992, until the trial in which he was accused of collusion with the Mafia.
Style: political, disturbing, enigmatic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: political corruption, politics, mafia, italian history, corruption, assassination, prime minister, gangsters, murder, state affairs, idealism, blackmail ...
Time: 21st century, 70s, 80s, 90s, year 1991 ...
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, ussr, palermo italy ...
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The Thin Blue Line (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Thin Blue Line is a British sitcom starring Rowan Atkinson set in a police station that ran for two series on the BBC from 1995 to 1996. It was written by Ben Elton.
Style: humorous, sitcom, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police station, police, sergeant, partners against crime, goofy hero, workplace, crimes, nothing goes right, incompetent police, working undercover, camp, innuendo ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain
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 7.2
 88K
Harry Brown (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An elderly ex-serviceman and widower looks to avenge his best friend's murder by doling out his own form of justice.
Style: tense, realistic, bleak, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, murder, vigilante, gang, crimes, vengeance, revenge, investigation, gangsters, violence, brutality, widower ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, ireland
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The Adventures of Tintin (1991)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: France, Canada, Belgium, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Travel with Tintin, the young and intrepid Belgian reporter, and his faithful dog Snowy as they take you from Tibet to the Moon, or from Egypt to the depths of the sea -- solving mysteries, pursuing truth and justice, and gambling with their lives.
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dog, adventure, investigation, young heroes, escapades, journalism, mystery, friends, pets, crimes, incompetent police, riddles and clues ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, belgium
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 7.6
 44K
The Serpent (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 458 min.
TV show
Story: The remarkable story of how murderer Charles Sobhraj was captured. As the chief suspect in unsolved murders of young Western travellers across India, Thailand and Nepal’s ‘Hippie Trail’ in 1975 and 1976, Sobhraj had repeatedly slipped from the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, neo noir
Plot: serial killer, tourist, manhunt, police investigation, private investigation, death, incompetent police, crimes, murder investigation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, corrupt official, murder ...
Time: 70s
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand, india, nepal, paris france ...
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The Young Montalbano (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The young "Commisario" detective Salve Montalbano, based in a village, solves mysterious crimes in Sicilia.
Style: serious, witty, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police investigation, crime solving, mafia, incompetent police, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, uncover truth, crime investigation, police detective, murder, partners ...
Place: italy, sicily
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American Skin (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Marine veteran working as a school janitor tries to mend his relationship with his son after a divorce. When his son is killed by a police officer found innocent without standing trial, he takes matters into his own hands.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, suspense, psychological thriller
Plot: vigilantism, fight for justice, revenge, lawlessness, lynching, injustice, price of justice, hostage, father son relationship, father and son, family relations, police officer taken hostage ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
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54 Hours: The Gladbeck Hostage Crisis (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the true story that shocked a nation in the summer of 1988 and revealed the scandalizing amount of errors committed by the media and the police in a half-baked attempt to rescue hostages.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, stylized, rough
Plot: hostage situation, bank robbery, media frenzy, incompetent police, life & death, fugitives, police, graphic violence, partners in crime, crimes, chases and races
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Neben der Spur - Amnesie (2016)
Genre: Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A commissar seeks the help of a psychiatrist when he suffers from amnesia amidst a case.
Style: suspense, psychological, thought provoking, tense, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, police, amnesia, false accusation, child murder, police officer, investigation, incompetent police, murder mystery, mastermind, serial killer, mystery ...
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El Camino Christmas (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young man seeking a father he has never met, through no fault of his own, ends up barricaded in a liquor store with five other people on Christmas Eve in the fictitious town of El Camino, NV.
Style: suspenseful, bloody, humorous
Plot: christmas, christmas eve, police officer, incompetent police, store, hostage, police brutality, police officer taken hostage, police, small town, hostage situation, holiday ...
Place: usa
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The Pink Panther (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The trademark of The Phantom, a renowned jewel thief, is a glove left at the scene of the crime. Inspector Clouseau, an expert on The Phantom's exploits, feels sure that he knows where The Phantom will strike next and leaves Paris for ...
Style: funny, witty, humorous, sexy, not serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: princess, master criminal, caper, diamond, jewel thief, winter, farce, law enforcement, goofy hero, rivalry, nothing goes right, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 60s
Place: switzerland, europe, los angeles, paris france, rome italy ...
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 8.9
 119K
Cowboy Bebop (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In 2071, roughly fifty years after an accident with a hyperspace gateway made the Earth almost uninhabitable, humanity has colonized most of the rocky planets and moons of the Solar System. Amid a rising crime rate, the Inter Solar System Police ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, atmospheric, serious, stylized ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: bounty hunter, friendship, future dystopia, jazz, adventure, unlikely partners, partners, space travel, fighting crime, hacker, buddies, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century
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The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The famous Pink Panther jewel has once again been stolen and Inspector Clouseau is called in to catch the thief. The Inspector is convinced that 'The Phantom' has returned and utilises all of his resources – himself and his Asian ...
Style: witty, humorous, reflective, surreal, harsh ...
Plot: farce, heist, crimes, chase, resort, false accusation, espionage, adaptation, fight scenes, greed, adventure, hotel ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: tokyo, france, europe, switzerland, south of france ...
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 9.0
 2.6M
The Dark Knight (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but ...
Style: exciting, suspense, epic, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, batman, heroes, secret identity, organized crime, moral dilemma, tragic hero, double life, good versus evil, psychopath, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: usa, hong kong
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