Sheriff movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sheriff movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, suspense and interesting films and TV shows about / with sheriff, small town, crimes, murder, blood, gun, storytelling, violence, gunfight and corruption plots mostly in Drama, Western and Action genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
sheriff
 1328
sheriff movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as sheriff: Banshee (2013), Longmire (2012), Unforgiven (1992), Deadwood (2004), No Country for Old Men (2007), Vegas (2012), Eureka (2006), The Last Stand (2013), Lone Star (1996), Cop Land (1997).

List of sheriff movies

 8.5
 98K
Banshee (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Banshee is an American drama television series set in a small town in Pennsylvania Amish country and features an enigmatic ex-con posing as a murdered sheriff who imposes his own brand of justice while also cooking up plans that serve his own ...
Style: serious, sexy, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, female nudity, ex convict, sexual activity, organized crime, crimes, tough heroes, thief, cons and scams, small town, corruption, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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 8.4
 34K
Longmire (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A Wyoming sheriff rebuilds his life and career following the death of his wife. Based on the “Walt Longmire” series of mystery novels written by best-selling author Craig Johnson.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: sheriff, native americans, cowboy, small town, police investigation, small town life, election, policewoman, machismo, peril, social relations, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wyoming, usa
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 8.2
 404K
Unforgiven (1992)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: William Munny is a retired, once-ruthless killer turned gentle widower and hog farmer. To help support his two motherless children, he accepts one last bounty-hunter mission to find the men who brutalized a prostitute. Joined by his former partner ...
Style: bleak, tense, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: old west, sheriff, cowboy, vengeance, redemption, revenge, gunfight, regret, one last job, small town, prostitute, reputation ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
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 8.6
 104K
Deadwood (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the early days of Deadwood, South Dakota; woven around actual historic events with most of the main characters based on real people. Deadwood starts as a gold mining camp and gradually turns from a lawless wild-west community into an ...
Style: serious, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: old west, sheriff, crimes, prostitute, gold rush, power struggle, brothel, rivalry, small town life, dishonesty, lifestyle, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s
Place: south dakota, usa
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No Country for Old Men (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the ...
Style: neo noir, tense, rough, bleak, serious ...
Plot: greed, hitman, sheriff, death, brutality, psychopath, human nature, crimes, track down, peril, stolen money, escape ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: texas, usa, mexico, latin america, el paso texas
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 7.3
 7K
Vegas (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Ralph Lamb wants to be left in peace to run his ranch, but Las Vegas is now swelling with outsiders and corruption which are intruding on his simple life. Recalling Lamb's command as a military police officer during World War II, the Mayor ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, greed, corruption, crimes, police investigation, organized crime, power struggle, rivalry, father son relationship, cowboy, bodies, traditional versus modern ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961, year 1960
Place: las vegas, usa
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 7.9
 53K
Eureka (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The sleep Pacific Northwest town of Eureka is hiding a mysterious secret. The government has been relocating the world's geniuses and their families to this rustic town for years where innovation and chaos have lived hand in hand. U.S. Marshal ...
Style: clever, futuristic, twists and turns, humorous, light ...
Plot: scientist, hi-tech, save the day, secret place, small town, sheriff, experiment, small town life, technology, social relations, problem solving, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.3
 138K
The Last Stand (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, South Korea
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, realistic, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, car chase, hostage, small town, drug lord, fbi, escape, prisoner, crimes, fighting crime, law enforcement, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2013, 80s
Place: usa, arizona, las vegas, california, mexico
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 7.4
 30K
Lone Star (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: When the skeleton of his murdered predecessor is found, Sheriff Sam Deeds unearths many other long-buried secrets in his Texas border town.
Style: twists and turns, tense, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: sheriff, murder, police investigation, haunted by the past, investigation, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, parents and children, small town life, uncover truth, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, mexico, new jersey ...
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 7.0
 93K
Cop Land (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Freddy Heflin is the sheriff of a place everyone calls “Cop Land” — a small and seemingly peaceful town populated by the big city police officers he’s long admired. Yet something ugly is taking place behind the town’s peaceful facade. And ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, neo noir, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, police corruption, nypd, small town, arson, mafia, corruption, murder, organized crime, internal affairs, fighting the system, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california ...
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Stan Against Evil (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: An aging police sheriff who has recently lost his position due to an angry outburst begrudgingly joins an alliance with new sheriff, Evie Barret to battle angry demons haunting their small New Hampshire town.
Style: entertaining, humorous, dark, suspense
Plot: sheriff, monster, curse, good versus evil, witch, supernatural power, supernatural, demon, evil, small town, murder, unlikely hero ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new hampshire, new england
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The Devil's Rejects (2005)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Western
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The sequel to House of 1000 Corpses – the Firefly family are ambushed at their isolated home by Sheriff Wydell and a squad of armed men guns blazing – yet only Otis and his sister, Baby, manage to escape the barrage of bullets unharmed. Hiding ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, slasher, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, sadism, sheriff, psychopath, torture, brutality, murder, humiliation, exploitation, vengeance, insanity, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: texas, usa
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 7.8
 144K
Tombstone (1993)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Legendary marshal Wyatt Earp, now a weary gunfighter, joins his brothers Morgan and Virgil to pursue their collective fortune in the thriving mining town of Tombstone. But Earp is forced to don a badge again and get help from his notorious pal Doc ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, old west, cowboy, sheriff, gunfight, murder, lone hero, gang, crimes, dying, against the odds, criminal ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, california
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 5.7
 10K
The Vanished (2020)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A family vacation takes a terrifying turn when parents Paul and Wendy discover their young daughter has vanished without a trace. Stopping at nothing to find her, the search for the truth leads to a shocking revelation.
Style: psychological, captivating, twists and turns, suspense, tense
Plot: missing child, sheriff, camping, accidental killing, investigation, disappearance, police, husband wife relationship, swearing, missing person, suspicion, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.7
 306K
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In Arizona in the late 1800s, infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, ...
Style: serious, tense, psychological, gloomy, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, gunfight, gang, heroic mission, race against time, sheriff, righting the wronged, heroes, reward, dishonesty, rivalry, justice ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, yuma arizona, sonora ...
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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: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: sheriff, small town, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, hitchhiker, highway, mysterious character, family in danger, small town life, anger, mine, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, usa, vietnam, salt lake city utah
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 6.2
 5K
Deputy (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: When the Los Angeles County’s Sheriff dies, an arcane rule forged back in the Wild West thrusts the most unlikely man into the job: a fifth-generation lawman, more comfortable taking down bad guys than navigating a sea of politics, who won’t ...
Style: bleak, suspense, captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: old west, sheriff, cowboy, police, law and order, fighting crime, deputy, small town sheriff, police station, workplace situations, police detective, workplace ...
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 7.2
 257K
Rango (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Rango, a lost family pet, accidentally winds up in the gritty, gun-slinging town of Dirt, the less-than-courageous lizard suddenly finds he stands out. Welcomed as the last hope the town has been waiting for, new Sheriff Rango is forced to play ...
Style: witty, humorous, light, road movie, surreal ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: desert, adventure, identity crisis, friendship, sheriff, chase, heroic mission, talking animals, lizard, gunfight, cowboy, save the day ...
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas
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 6.2
 22K
The Silencing (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A reformed hunter becomes involved in a deadly game of cat and mouse when he and the local sheriff set out to track a vicious killer who may have kidnapped his daughter years ago.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: forest, manhunt, hunter, missing daughter, serial killer, disappearance, sheriff, small town, missing person, investigation, murder investigation, murder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada, chicago illinois
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 7.6
 333K
True Grit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, vengeance, bounty hunter, adventure, gunfight, tough heroes, partners, hunt down, determination, revenge, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 20th century
Place: usa, arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california
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The Burning Dead (2015)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A sheriff must rescue an estranged family from the impending eruption of a volcano, at the same time fighting off a horde of lava-filled zombies brought to life by the cursed mountains.
Style: psychotronic, scary, suspense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: sheriff, zombie, volcano, curse, rescue, evacuation, native american, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, volcanic eruption, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Lake Placid vs. Anaconda (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A giant alligator goes head to head with a giant Anaconda. The town sheriff must find a way to destroy the two monsters before they kill the whole town.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, absurd, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: snake, crocodile, sheriff, dangerous animal, survival, rivalry, escapades, river, monster versus monster, experiment, creature feature, eaten alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 3.7
 3K
Swamp Shark (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Open on gorgeous swamplands of the Atchafalaya Basin in the summer. Lots of beautiful teens are at the beach the weekend before Gator Fest. That night an animal smuggling deal goes wrong and a large sea creature escapes into a swampy backwoods ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense, psychotronic
Plot: shark, swamp, sheriff, dangerous animal, deadly creature, small town, shark attack, eaten alive, stranded, waitress, jealousy, coward ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
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 5.4
 2K
Virginia (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A sheriff sees his state senate bid slide out onto the ice when his daughter begins to date the son of a charming but psychologically disturbed woman with whom the sheriff has engaged in a two-decade-long affair.
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: sheriff, family problems, misfit, life is a bitch, parent child relationship, family relations, mentally unstable, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, mother child relationship, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia, usa, atlantic city new jersey
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Two Men in Town (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Algeria, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A convict is released from prison in a small town in New Mexico. 18 years ago he killed a deputy. The then-and-now sheriff seeks revenge.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: sheriff, starting over, haunted by the past, going straight, society, friendship, small town, redemption, parole, warden, arrest, mexican american border ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico
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 6.7
 2K
Brigham City (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wes Clayton is a lawman and a bishop in a Mormon community called Brigham. The town is shaken when a woman from California is found murdered. Clayton and his young deputy work with an FBI agent sent to investigate. As a civil and spiritual leader in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, murder investigation, small town, sheriff, mystery, mormon, crimes, law enforcement, human nature, social relations, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: utah, california, usa
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A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Man With No Name enters the Mexican village of San Miguel in the midst of a power struggle among the three Rojo brothers and sheriff John Baxter. When a regiment of Mexican soldiers bearing gold intended to pay for new weapons is waylaid by the ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, gang war, sheriff, gold, greed, vengeance, massacre, deal, gang, cons and scams, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, new mexico, arizona, sonora ...
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 6.7
 61K
Appaloosa (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two friends hired to police a small town that is suffering under the rule of a rancher find their job complicated by the arrival of a young widow.
Style: serious, atmospheric, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, native american attack, small town, friendship, law enforcement, sheriff, tough law enforcer, save the day, partners against crime, terrorizing, gunfight, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new mexico, iowa, texas
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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Outlaw Jesse James is rumored to be the 'fastest gun in the West'. An eager recruit into James' notorious gang, Robert Ford eventually grows jealous of the famed outlaw and, when Robert and his brother sense an opportunity to kill ...
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, betrayal, gang, depression, sheriff, rivalry, crimes, vengeance, old west, resentment, downfall, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1880s, 1870s
Place: missouri, kentucky, usa, kansas city, new york
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 98K
Bone Tomahawk (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Western
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: During a shootout in a saloon, Sheriff Hunt injures a suspicious stranger. One of the villagers takes care of him in prison. One day they both disappear – only the spear of a cannibal tribe is found. Hunt and a few of his men go in search of the ...
Style: brutal, scary, bleak, macabre, suspense ...
Plot: native american, violence, murder, wilderness, violent, death, brutality, rescue, prisoner, survival, sheriff, civil war veteran ...
Time: 70s
Place: california
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