Buddy cop movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant buddy cop movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, humorous, entertaining, buddy movie, funny and realistic films and TV shows about / with buddy cop, police, crimes, chase, police investigation, partners, police officer, gunfight, murder and violence plots mostly in Action, Crime and Comedy genres shot in USA, Brazil, South Korea and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as buddy cop: Lethal Weapon (2016), Bad Boys II (2003), CHiPS (2017), Bright (2017), Rush Hour (2016), Lethal Weapon 3 (1992), Sleepy Hollow (2013), Lethal Weapon 2 (1989), Beverly Hills Cop II (1987), Let's Be Cops (2014).

List of buddy cop movies

 7.9
 36K
Lethal Weapon (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A slightly unhinged former Navy SEAL lands a job as a police officer in Los Angeles where he's partnered with a veteran detective trying to keep maintain a low stress level in his life.
Style: exciting, captivating, twists and turns, suspense, intellectual ...
Plot: police detective, police partner, buddy cop, police investigation, lapd, friendship, adventure, chase, murder, crimes, family relations, police ...
Place: los angeles
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 6.6
 236K
Bad Boys II (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Out-of-control, trash-talking buddy cops Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowrey of the Miami Narcotics Task Force reunite, and bullets fly, cars crash and laughs explode as they pursue a whacked-out drug lord from the streets of Miami to the barrios of ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: buddy cop, drug lord, friendship between men, two man army, fbi, gunfight, undercover, drug dealing, partners, gang war, buddies, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: miami, florida, cuba, usa, amsterdam ...
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 6.0
 44K
CHiPS (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers as they make their rounds on the freeways of Los Angeles.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Plot: buddy cop, police, motorcycle, investigation, heist, undercover agent, chase, corruption, surveillance, false identity, arrest, fbi agent ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, miami
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 6.3
 173K
Bright (2017)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In an alternate present-day where magical creatures live among us, two L.A. cops become embroiled in a prophesied turf battle.
Style: light, tense, suspense, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: elf, buddy cop, bodyguard, magical, two man army, interracial couple, police, alternate world, urban fantasy, resurrection, stylized violence, police partner ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
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 5.7
 4K
Rush Hour (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows Detective Carter, a radical LAPD detective, and Detective Lee, a by-the-book detective from Hong Kong, as they are forced into forming an unlikely partnership
Style: exciting, captivating, twists and turns, light, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, police detective, police investigation, hand to hand combat, fistfight, twists & turns, partners, gang, car chase, friendship, revenge, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.7
 160K
Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Archetypal buddy cops Riggs and Murtaugh are back for another round of high-stakes action, this time setting their collective sights on bringing down a former Los Angeles police lieutenant turned black market weapons dealer. Lorna Cole joins as the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, witty, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: buddy cop, police, ice hockey, hockey, mixed martial arts, rookie, showdown, maverick cop, lapd, crimes, police investigation, fast talker ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, las vegas
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 7.4
 58K
Sleepy Hollow (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: legends and myths, good versus evil, ghost, adventure, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, investigation, ancient mystery, victim, investigator, escapades, determination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.2
 165K
Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the opening chase, Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh stumble across a trunk full of Krugerrands. They follow the trail to a South African diplomat who's using his immunity to conceal a smuggling operation. When he plants a bomb under ...
Style: exciting, humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, police, profanity, sarcasm, police detective, maverick cop, mixed martial arts, lapd, showdown, embassy, crimes, oldtimer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, south africa
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Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Detroit cop, Axel Foley heads for the land of sunshine and palm trees to find out who shot police Captain Andrew Bogomil. Thanks to a couple of old friends, Axel's investigation uncovers a series of robberies masterminded by a heartless weapons ...
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: buddy cop, police, gunfight, heist, arms smuggling, police investigation, investigation, friends, partners against crime, partners, police officer, police detective ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california, detroit
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 6.4
 129K
Let's Be Cops (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It's the ultimate buddy cop movie except for one thing: they're not cops. When two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party, they become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted “heroes” get tangled in ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: impersonating a police officer, buddy cop, investigation, partners against crime, friendship between men, party, male friendship, police car, partners, fighting crime, disorder, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
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 6.0
 32K
K-9 (1989)
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, funny, humorous, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: police dog, dog, german shepherd, buddy cop, police investigation, friends, partners, crimes, buddies, justice, police operation, odd couple ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas
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Cop and a Half: New Recruit (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In this family-friendly action reboot of the 1993 film, Karina Foley, an ambitious and spunky 12-year-old, inserts herself in a police investigation of the Badge Bandit, led by the grizzled, veteran detective Mark Simmons. Much to Simmons' ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: buddy cop, police protagonist, child, team up, partner, tough cop, police academy, police investigation, chase, school, police station, little girl ...
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 3.8
 4K
Show Dogs (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Max, a macho, solitary Rottweiler police dog is ordered to go undercover as a primped show dog in a prestigious Dog Show, along with his human partner, to avert a disaster from happening.
Style: humorous, funny, sweet, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: police dog, dog, dog movie, buddy cop, partners, undercover, talking animals, police, working undercover, exhibition, bandit, spy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
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 6.2
 350K
Men in Black II (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Kay and Jay reunite to provide our best, last and only line of defense against a sinister seductress who levels the toughest challenge yet to the MIB's untarnished mission statement – protecting Earth from the scum of the universe. It's ...
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, ufo, buddy cop, alien, save the world, aliens, extraterrestrial, undercover, race against time, alien invasion, secret agents, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 1978, year 2002 ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, massachusetts, grand central station manhattan new york city
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 6.4
 19K
The Hard Way (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Seeking to raise his credibility as an actor and to land a role as a tough cop on a new show, Hollywood action star Nick Lang works a deal with New York City Police Capt. Brix, who by chance is one of his fans. Nick will be paired with detective Lt. ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: odd couple, buddy cop, police investigation, fish out of water, serial killer, movie star, crime, crimes, amateur detective, switching roles, friendship, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
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 8.0
 48K
Almost Human (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Almost Human is an American science fiction/crime drama on Fox. In 2048, the uncontrollable evolution of science and technology has caused crime rates to rise an astounding 400%. To combat this, the overwhelmed police force has implemented a new ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, partners, police detective, hi-tech, a.i., fighting crime, future dystopia, police partner, tough law enforcer, haunted by the past, androids, buddy cop ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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 6.1
 141K
Starsky & Hutch (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Join uptight David Starsky and laid-back Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson as they're paired for the first time as undercover cops. The new partners must overcome their differences to solve an important case with help from street informant Huggy ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, undercover, cocaine, police investigation, drug lord, police detective, buddy cop, police officer, crimes, fighting crime, chases and races, misfit partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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 6.5
 25K
Dhoom 2 (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India, South Africa, Brazil
Duration: 152 min.
Story: In the second installment of the Dhoom series, Jai and Ali are back as the buddy cops on their toughest job so far. "Mr.A" is an international thief who has planned to steal a priceless artifact in Mumbai and the police have got to nab ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: buddy cop, heist, motorcycle chase, disguise, gang, master criminal, criminal's revenge, crimes, chases and races, danger, criminal heroes, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rio de janeiro, india, asia, mumbai india, brazil
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 4.7
 863
Payoff (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two very different cops are forced to work together...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, buddy cop, buddies, police investigation, partners against crime, police corruption, gangsters, danger, reluctant partners, crimes, law enforcement, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, marseille
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Million Dollar Heiress (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Cousins Thomas and David, owners of a mobile restaurant, team up with their friend Moby, a bumbling private detective, to save the beautiful Sylvia, a pickpocket.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, kung fu fighting, chinese, van, adventure, private detective, buddies, buddy cop, woman in danger, femme fatale, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, spain, rome italy
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 7.2
 520K
21 Jump Street (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, parody, funny, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, working undercover, partners against crime, party, high school life, undercover cop, sarcasm, undercover, rookie, geek, police investigation, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 2000s, year 2012 ...
Place: usa
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 7.0
 6K
Veteran (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When an old collaborator gets severely injured, a veteran policeman tries to figure out the way to bring to justice the ultimately suspected aggressor, a spoiled young executive, heir to a mega corporation, who believes he is above the law.
Style: buddy comedy, exciting, tense, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: police chase, buddy cop, police corruption, investigation, crimes, rivalry, friendship, danger, truck driver, coworker, police officer, corruption ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea, seoul
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Samurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 25 years later after the events of Samurai Cop (1991), Detective Frank Washington is forced to team up with his long estranged partner Joe Marshall to solve a series of assassinations being committed by a secret group of female vigilante killers.
Plot: katana, samurai, police, buddy cop, police detective, martial arts, police officer, friendship, katana sword, sword, samurai sword, exploitation ...
Place: los angeles
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 7.3
 527K
Men in Black (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a police chase with an otherworldly being, a New York City cop is recruited as an agent in a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on Earth: the Men in Black. Agent Kay and new recruit Agent Jay find ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, exciting, not serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: alien, partners, secret agents, space and aliens, government agency, undercover, ufo, creature, alien encounter, save the world, aliens, secret service ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Confidential Assignment (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When a crime organization from North Korea crosses borders and enters South Korean soil, a South Korean detective must cooperate with a North Korean detective to investigate their whereabouts.
Style: disturbing, semi serious, atmospheric, tense, intense
Plot: inter-korean relations, buddy cop, police, car chase, profanity, society, murder, north korean, danger, destiny, revenge, culture clash ...
Place: north korea, south korea
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 4.3
 146
Fat Buddies (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: China
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The film revolves around a pair of big-boned, bumbling cops who find themselves at the heart of a drug trafficking case. The agent "J" (Zhang Wen) was shot in the head during an A-level mission, causing damage to the intracranial ...
Style: buddy comedy, captivating, humorous
Plot: spy, undercover agent, chinese, secret mission, buddy cop, fat suit
Place: china, japan
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Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In this series, the LAPD thinks it's a good idea to form a task force partnering actors with homicide detectives. A super meta half hour comedy, the show within a show within a show is as much about Hollywood as it is an action-comedy ...
Style: parody, captivating, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: satire, buddy cop, police captain, police investigation, pop culture, police officer, film industry, lapd, policewoman, television studio, blog, actor playing himself ...
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 6.2
 1K
Get the Goat (2021)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bruceuilis, a policeman from the countryside, is assigned to rescue Celestina, a goat considered heritage of his small city, and travels to São Paulo. There, he meets police clerk Trindade, who decides to venture out into the field, even though it ...
Style: funny, humorous, captivating, feel good, light ...
Plot: buddy cop, police investigation, criminal, goat, fighting crime, crime investigation, police detective, police officer, investigation, teamwork, friendship, police ...
Place: northeast brazil
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 6.4
 58
The Beat (2000)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Beat delves into the personal and professional lives of two young police recruits who patrol New York's streets. The city's daily machinations are seen through the often bloodshot eyes of Officers Mike Dorigan and Zane Marinelli, two ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, police, deadly, crimes, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, buddy cop, arson, nypd, alcohol abuse, engagement, irish american, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
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 7.9
 6K
Common Law (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Common Law is an American comedy-drama television series, which ran on USA Network from May 11 to August 10, 2012, and stars Michael Ealy and Warren Kole as two Los Angeles Police Department detectives who can't stand each other and are ordered ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, misfit partners, partners, police detective, law enforcement, coworker, workplace, verbal byplay, bonding, crimes, couples therapy, therapist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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