Highway patrol movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant highway patrol movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, cult film, funny, humorous, suspenseful and road movie films and TV shows about / with highway patrol, police officer, chase, police, car, storytelling, culture clash, dialogue, mentor and car chase plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in USA, Japan, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as highway patrol: Super Troopers 2 (2018), CHiPs (1977), Vanishing Point (1971), Super Troopers (2001), Smokey and the Bandit (1977), Smokey and the Bandit II (1980), The Restless (1967), Ambulance (2022), Vengeance (2022), The Gumball Rally (1976).

List of highway patrol movies

Super Troopers 2 (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When an international border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the Super Troopers- Mac, Thorny, Foster, Rabbit and Farva, are called in to set up a new Highway Patrol station in the disputed area.
Style: absurd, semi serious, captivating, funny
Plot: highway patrol, police, friendship, corruption, smuggling, gunfight, law enforcer, law enforcement, legal, legal system, politics, border patrol ...
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 6.4
 10K
CHiPs (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: CHiPs is an American television drama series produced by MGM Studios that originally aired on NBC from September 15, 1977, to July 17, 1983. CHiPs followed the lives of two motorcycle police officers of the California Highway Patrol. The series ran ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, campy
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: police, motorcycle, police officer, car chase, law enforcement, highway patrol, erotic scene, love affair, stuntman, truck, woman with a gun, intelligence agency ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, southern california
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Vanishing Point (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Kowalski works for a car delivery service. He takes delivery of a 1970 Dodge Challenger to take from Colorado to San Francisco, California. Shortly after pickup, he takes a bet to get the car there in less than 15 hours.
Style: road movie, exciting, suspenseful, breathtaking, psychological ...
Audience: manly
Plot: car chase, car, truck, chase, existentialism, desert, hitchhiker, on the run, cult, road trip, race against time, snake ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, colorado, san diego california, nevada ...
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 7.0
 108K
Super Troopers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Five bored, occasionally high and always ineffective Vermont state troopers must prove their worth to the governor or lose their jobs. After stumbling on a drug ring, they plan to make a bust, but a rival police force is out to steal the glory.
Style: funny, humorous, light, witty, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police corruption, police, drugs, weed, prank, partners, drug dealing, buddies, dishonesty, small town, workplace, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century
Place: vermont
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Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A race car driver tries to transport an illegal beer shipment from Texas to Atlanta in under 28 hours, picking up a reluctant bride-to-be on the way.
Style: road movie, funny, feel good, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: road trip, car chase, truck, car, police chase, beer, sheriff, on the road, speed, police, convoy, bootlegging ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, alabama, mississippi, austin texas, california ...
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Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Bandit goes on another cross-country run, transporting an elephant from Florida to Texas. And, once again, Sheriff Buford T. Justice is on his tail.
Style: road movie, humorous, entertaining, funny, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: truck, car chase, chase, sheriff, elephant, road trip, desert, beer, car, on the road, race, catholicism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, florida, mississippi
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Alarm for Cobra 11: The Motorway Police (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, car chase, partners, buddies, blackmail, car accident, bomb, police, investigation, stuntman, highway, highway patrol ...
Time: 90s, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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 7.2
 125
The Restless (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: One night, after disastrous road accident, the eyewitnesses were claiming that they saw a woman behind the steering wheel. It was actually three teenagers who stole Peugeot 404 to drive around for fun, but the girl who hitch-hiked them left the car ...
Plot: car accident, cemetery, highway, highway patrol, police inspector, rock and roll, teenager, black, refrigerator
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 6.1
 79K
Ambulance (2022)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Decorated veteran Will Sharp, desperate for money to cover his wife's medical bills, asks for help from his adoptive brother Danny. A charismatic career criminal, Danny instead offers him a score: the biggest bank heist in Los Angeles history: ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, captivating, perverse ...
Plot: heist gone wrong, gang, hospital, ambulance, suspense, criminal, mob boss, police, homosexual, betrayal, woman in danger, robbery ...
Time: future, 2020s, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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 6.8
 25K
Vengeance (2022)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A journalist and podcaster from New York City travels to West Texas in order to report on the death of a girl he was hooking up with.
Style: funny, parody, dark, dramatic
Plot: vengeance, writers, humour, suspense, drug crime, mysterious death, anton chekhov, death of girlfriend, grandmother grandson relationship, fear of commitment, murder, airport ...
Place: texas, new york, usa
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The Gumball Rally (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group of people from different backgrounds have one thing in common: when they hear the world "gumball" whispered by one of the others, they know that it's time for the Gumball Rally: a no-holds barred, secret, winner-take-all rally ...
Style: road movie, funny, exciting, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: car chase, car, car race, road trip, auto racing, speed, auto mechanic, driving, race, motor racing, fast car, cult ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, california, los angeles
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 5.1
 174
Double Nickels (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two highway patrolmen think they are working on the side repossessing cars. But eventually, they realize that they have been tricked and are actually stealing the cars.
Plot: car chase, car, van, beer, car theft, stealing a car, highway patrol, police, chase, scam, highway, speed ...
Place: malibu california, los angeles, southern california
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The China Syndrome (1979)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A modern nightmare nearly becomes reality in this tension-filled story about an "incident" at a nuclear power plant. Jane Fonda stars as Kimberly Wells, an ambitious TV reporter covering a story on energy sources, who is present at the ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious, captivating ...
Plot: reporter, power plant, politics, journalism, investigation, radiation, disaster, suspense, media, nuclear power, nuclear, environmental ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pennsylvania
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 6.4
 119K
Rat Race (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In an ensemble film about easy money, greed, manipulation and bad driving, a Las Vegas casino tycoon entertains his wealthiest high rollers -- a group that will bet on anything -- by pitting six ordinary people against each other in a wild dash for ...
Style: funny, ridiculous, road movie, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, road trip, casino, chase, bet, on the road, mother daughter reunion, escapades, partners, gambling, rivalry, race ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, new mexico, nevada, mexico
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Malibu Hot Summer (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John Logan is a poor little rich boy. He learns to love from three nubile L.A. newcomers that will do anything to be introduced into the sizzling nightlife of the City of Angels. Portraying the Malibu beach life by day, and the L.A. club life by ...
Style: sex comedy, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: voyeurism, sex scene, teenager, coming of age, voyeur, female nudity, beach, strong female presence, love and romance, youth, follow your dream, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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The Cannonball Run (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cross-country road race is based on an actual event, the Cannonball Baker Sea to Shining Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, organized by Brock Yates to protest the 55 mph speed limit then in effect in the U.S. The Cannonball was named for Erwin G. ...
Style: road movie, humorous, light, entertaining, exciting ...
Plot: chase, on the road, car race, car, car chase, rivalry, escapades, race against time, partners, road trip, contests and competitions, race ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, california
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The Unreinable Compulsion (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In a small town, a young man gives in to his irrational desire to recreationally murder a stranger.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, cynical, tense, dark ...
Plot: mental illness, dissociative identity disorder, post traumatic stress, homicidal maniac, evil man, villain played by lead actor, anti social, mysterious stranger, old woman, impostor, home invasion, homeless man ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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The Uppercrust (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Austria, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This film combines two very different styles: an atmospheric psycho thriller about the ice-cold hired gun (masterfully played by Frank Gorschin), and the bizarre satire of the Austrian TV serial "Kottan ermittelt".
Style: neo noir
Plot: female nudity, death, prank, corruption, politics, murder, police, the underworld, con artists, dark humor, police officer, joke ...
Place: vienna, san francisco
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Electra Glide in Blue (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A short Arizona motorcycle cop gets his wish and is promoted to Homicide following the mysterious murder of a hermit. He is forced to confront his illusions about himself and those around him in order to solve the case, eventually returning to ...
Style: road movie, bad ending, talky, surreal, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, motorcycle, biker, corruption, existentialism, murder, car chase, police investigation, motorcycle cop, chase, loneliness, investigation ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, california, arizona, usa
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 7.0
 10K
The Stunt Man (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: While on the run from the police, Steve Railsback hides in a group of moviemakers where he pretends to be a stunt man. Both aided and endangered by the director (Peter O'Toole) he avoids both the police and sudden death as a stuntman. The ...
Style: psychological, tense, intense, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Plot: stuntman, on the run, showbiz, suspense, helicopter, police investigation, mistaken identity, twists and turns, filmmaking, femme fatale, fish out of water, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: amsterdam, holland, korea, guatemala, california
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Highway Patrolman (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A naïve rookie in the Mexican highway patrol has to adapt to survive as he contends with dangerous drug-runners and widespread corruption.
Style: neo noir, surreal, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: drug cartel, police officer, woman with a gun, patrol, nihilism, police corruption, police detective, dark humor, law enforcement, moral dilemma, life is a bitch, innocence lost ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
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 5.1
 3K
No Way Back (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When F.B.I. Agent Zack Grant's partner is killed during a blown-up operation, he attempts to find the person responsible. Mafiaso Frank Serlano believes Zack is responsible for his only sons death in the same operation and kidnaps Zacks son to ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, fbi, woman with a gun, nazi, hate crime, undercover, kidnapping, hostage, tough heroes, one last chance, stewardess, master criminal ...
Time: 90s
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The Last Picture Show (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The coming of age of a youth named Sonny in a small Texas town in the 1950s.
Style: realistic, sentimental, sexy, thought provoking, captivating ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, small town, older woman younger man relationship, friendship, teenager, high school, graduation, nostalgia, christmas, sexuality, high school prom, self discovery ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 70s, year 1952, year 1951
Place: texas, usa, california, austin texas, oklahoma ...
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Honkytonk Man (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Young boy leaves the Oklahoma farm to travel with his country musician uncle who is trying out for the Grand Ole Opry. Set during the Great Depression.
Style: road movie, touching, funny, sentimental, allegory ...
Plot: coming of age, small town, death, music, friendship, brothel, tuberculosis, on the road, youth, suburbs, grandparents, nude ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 80s
Place: oklahoma, new jersey, tokyo, texas, nashville tennessee ...
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 6.2
 18K
Guarding Tess (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Doug is a Secret Service Agent who has just completed his stint in charge protecting Tess Carlisle, widow of a former U.S. President, and close personal friend of the President. He finds that she has requested that he not be rotated but instead ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, light, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, old woman, rescue, chauffeur, hostage, buried alive, bodyguard, secret service, loneliness, hospital, chase, first lady ...
Time: 90s, year 1992
Place: new jersey, washington d.c.
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Flash of Genius (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In this David vs. Goliath drama based on a true story, college professor Robert Kearns (Greg Kinnear) goes up against the giants of the auto industry when they fail to give him credit for inventing intermittent windshield wipers. Kearns doggedly ...
Style: thought provoking, inspirational, sentimental, sincere, serious ...
Plot: business, inventor, lawsuit, underdog, lawyer, courtroom, inventions and discoveries, corruption, court, betrayal, nervous breakdown, legal action ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 60s
Place: michigan, usa, detroit, california
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo drive a red convertible across the Mojave desert to Las Vegas with a suitcase full of drugs to cover a motorcycle race. As their consumption of drugs increases at an alarming rate, the stoned duo trash their ...
Style: surreal, psychedelic, atmospheric, road movie, disturbing ...
Plot: drugs, road trip, hallucination, lsd, drug abuse, journalism, addiction, american dream, surrealism, marijuana, trippy, psychedelia ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1965, year 1971
Place: las vegas, usa
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 7.6
 194K
Falling Down (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: On the day of his daughter's birthday, William "D-Fens" Foster is trying to get to the home of his estranged ex-wife to see his daughter. His car breaks down, so he leaves his car in a traffic jam in Los Angeles and decides to walk. ...
Style: rough, psychological, disturbing, bleak, cerebral ...
Audience: date night, manly
Plot: rage, anger, midlife crisis, violence, obsession, urban decay, police officer, vigilante, alienation, losing-it hero, gang, revenge ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Disorganized Crime (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lou Diamond Phillips and Fred Gwynne team up with a gang of professional criminals who have everything it takes to rob a bank. The only things they do have going for them are a cop and his partner, who are dumber than they are! By the time the gang ...
Style: parody, humorous, melancholic, neo noir, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, small town, crime gone awry, law enforcement, gang, chase, bank robbery, justice, greed, stupidity, weapons ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, las vegas, montana, usa
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 5.2
 11K
Desperation (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When a sheriff arrests a writer, a family, a couple, and a hitchiker and throws them in a jail cell in the deserted town of Desperation, they must fight for their lives.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, splatter ...
Plot: small town, sheriff, highway, curses spells and rituals, survival, supernatural, mine, murder, mysterious character, family in danger, chinese, small town life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: nevada, usa, vietnam, salt lake city utah
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