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The list contains the best, new and most relevant sheriff movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, rough and clever films and TV shows about / with sheriff, small town, crimes, violence, murder, gunfight, blood, dialogue, brutality and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, Germany, Italy and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as sheriff: Eureka (2006), Longmire (2012), Banshee (2013), Second Chance (2016), Desperation (2006), Fargo (2014), Robin Hood (2006), Resurrection (2014), Deadwood (2004), Outsiders (2016).
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Fargo
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
53 min.
 9.0
Banshee
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
60 min.
 8.4
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Minutes to Midnight
Action, Horror
USA
91 min.
 3.4
Wildling
Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
USA
92 min.
 5.5

List of sheriff movies

 7.9
 43K
Eureka
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, light, futuristic, humorous, twists and turns ...
Plot: sheriff, small town, save the day, secret place, experiment, scientist, experiment gone awry, genius, friendship, prodigy, hi-tech, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.3
 24K
Longmire
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: sheriff, small town life, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, cowboy, machismo, peril, police investigation, mystery, native americans, greed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, wyoming
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 8.4
 72K
Banshee
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, realistic, suspenseful, sexy, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, sheriff, crime, crimes, impostor, confrontation, cons and scams, strong sexual content, small town, uncle niece relationship, female nudity, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania
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 7.6
 11K
Second Chance
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A disgraced, 75-year-old ex-sheriff, whose life ends at the hands of corrupt cops, is brought back to life and given a second chance by a pair of young tech scientists, as a 35-year-old with unpredictable near-superhuman abilities.
Style: tense, captivating, futuristic, serious, exciting
Plot: sheriff, resurrection, investigation, reanimation, father son relationship, human experiment, superhuman, friendship, vengeance, secret, brother sister relationship, fbi agent ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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 5.3
 10K
Desperation
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, suspenseful, scary, rough
Plot: small town, mysterious character, curses spells and rituals, evil spirit, family in danger, danger, deadly, sheriff, supernatural, gory, murder, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mine, nevada, usa, vietnam, salt lake city utah
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 9.0
 249K
Fargo
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: A close-knit anthology series dealing with stories involving malice, violence and murder based in and around Minnesota.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, based on true events, dark humor, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, crime, small town, crimes, sheriff, gory, female police officer, multiple storylines, twists & turns, cons and scams, shooting, escapades ...
Time: year 1979, contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: minnesota, usa, north dakota
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 7.5
 15K
Robin Hood
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Robin Hood is a British television programme, produced by independent production company Tiger Aspect Productions for BBC One, with co-funding from the BBC America cable television channel in the United States. Based on the traditional stories of ...
Style: exciting, based on legend, stylized, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: criminal heroes, folk hero, robin hood, adventure, legends and myths, archery, fighting the system, righting the wronged, romance, escapades, injustice, sheriff ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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 7.4
 14K
Resurrection
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Resurrection is an American fantasy drama television series based on the book The Returned by Jason Mott that follows the residents of Arcadia, Missouri, whose lives are upended when their loved ones return from the dead, unaged since their deaths.
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, touching, tense ...
Plot: mystery, uncover truth, supernatural, resurrection, investigation, miraculous event, parents and children, haunted by the past, family relations, nobody believes, sheriff, surprising revelation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, missouri
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 8.7
 78K
Deadwood
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
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, atmospheric, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: old west, power struggle, cowboy, shooting, drugs/alcohol, crimes, rivalry, greed, dishonesty, business venture, lifestyle, small town life ...
Time: 1870s, 19th century
Place: usa, south dakota, mine
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 7.6
 7K
Outsiders
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A struggle for power and control set in the rugged and mysterious hills of Appalachia, "Outsiders" tells the story of the Farrell clan, a family of outsiders who've been in these parts since before anyone can remember. Living off the ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: off the grid, crimes, friendship, lifestyle, society, hand to hand combat, family, sheriff, brutality, chase, life is a bitch, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Scream: The TV Series
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: What starts as a YouTube video going viral, soon leads to problems for the teenagers of Lakewood and serves as the catalyst for a murder that opens up a window to the town's troubled past. Everyone has secrets. Everyone tells lies. Everyone is ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, scary, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, youth, masked killer, stabbed to death, characters killed one by one, mystery, who done it, murder, high school, telephone call, massacre, small town ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Mississippi Burning
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides black and white. The younger agent trained in FBI school runs up against the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, clever, disturbing ...
Plot: racism, small town, murder, police investigation, violence, investigation, idealism, sheriff, politics, segregation, uncover truth, corruption ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: mississippi, usa
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 8.2
 326K
Unforgiven
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, realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: redemption, revenge, vengeance, gunfight, morality, corruption, murder, one last job, regret, dark hero, sheriff, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, usa, kansas
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 7.2
 208K
Rango
Genre: Animation, 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: humorous, stylized, witty, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: desert, small town, family, adventure, gunfight, friendship, mentor, save the day, sheriff, animals, talking animals, chase ...
Place: usa, nevada
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From Dusk Till Dawn
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Seth Gecko and his younger brother Richard are on the run after a bloody bank robbery in Texas. They escape across the border into Mexico and will be home-free the next morning, when they pay off the local kingpin. They just have to survive ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, entertaining, bloody, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, crime gone awry, brutality, plot twist, gory, criminal heroes, crime, hostage, stripper, priest, brothers, mexican american border ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, texas, usa, latin america, dungeon
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Cowboys & Aliens
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A stranger stumbles into the desert town of Absolution with no memory of his past and a futuristic shackle around his wrist. With the help of mysterious beauty Ella and the iron-fisted Colonel Dolarhyde, he finds himself leading an unlikely posse of ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, alien invasion, monster, native americans, desert, chase, amnesia, evil alien, ufo, aliens, sheriff, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa
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 7.3
 7K
Vegas
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting crime, crime, sheriff, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, gangsters, tough law enforcer, who done it, police investigation, honest law enforcer, district attorney ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1961, year 1960
Place: las vegas, usa
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The Devil's Rejects
Genre: Crime, Horror
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, macabre, road movie, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, gory, violence, brutality, slasher, torture, murder, vengeance, road trip, insanity, gore, blood ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: texas, usa, cross country
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An Unfinished Life
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Stoic and heartbroken, Einar Gilkyson quietly lives in the rugged Wyoming ranchlands alongside his only trusted friend, Mitch Bradley. Then, suddenly, the woman he blames for the death of his only son arrives at his door broke, desperate, and with a ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, dramatic ...
Plot: redemption, friendship, countryside, love, single parent, runaway, sheriff, farm, starting over, destiny, mentor, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wyoming, iowa
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 7.7
 194K
First Blood
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When former Green Beret John Rambo is harassed by local law enforcement and arrested for vagrancy, the Vietnam vet snaps, runs for the hills and rat-a-tat-tats his way into the action-movie hall of fame. Hounded by a relentless sheriff, Rambo ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, vietnam war, police, violence, mentor, chase, survival, gunfight, revenge, torture, moral ambiguity, cancer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: vietnam, usa
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 7.3
 69K
Frailty
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man confesses to an FBI agent his family's story of how his religious fanatic father's visions lead to a series of murders to destroy supposed "demons."
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, surprise ending, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, insanity, single father, plot twist, childhood, guilt, blood, mechanic, angel, sheriff, god ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: texas, usa, dungeon
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 7.5
 25K
Lone Star
Genre: Drama, Mystery
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: clever, surprise ending, serious, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: investigation, small town, mystery, murder, crime, police investigation, corruption, desert, sheriff, murder mystery, secrets, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey, mexico
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 7.7
 81K
Dead Man
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Western
Country: USA, Germany, Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: On the run after murdering a man, accountant William Blake encounters a strange North American man named Nobody who prepares him for his journey into the spiritual world.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, bleak, psychological, serious ...
Plot: small town, wilderness, gunfight, native americans, existentialism, death, culture clash, poetry, on the road, life & death, indians, sheriff ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, pacific ocean, cleveland ohio, england
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 7.3
 9K
The Chase
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Most everyone in town thinks that Sheriff Calder is merely a puppet of rich oil-man Val Rogers. When it is learned that local baddie Bubber Reeves has escaped prison, Rogers' son is concerned because he is having an affair with Reeves' ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: small town, infidelity, chase, prison, vengeance, racism, adultery, drinking, small town life, revenge, sheriff, runaway ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, california, new jersey
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 6.3
 26K
Cop Car
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two kids find themselves in the centre of a deadly game of cat and mouse after taking a sheriff's cruiser for a joy ride.
Style: suspense, road movie, tense, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: murder, runaway, storytelling, crime, adolescence, pornography, chase, moral ambiguity, violence, children, twists & turns, dialogue ...
Place: california, colorado
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 7.0
 4K
Walking Tall
Genre: Action, 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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, tough law enforcer, crime, fighting crime, tough heroes, vigilante, sheriff, crimes, law enforcement, vengeance, vigilantism, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: tennessee, usa
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Smokey and the Bandit
Genre: Action, 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, humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, beer, car chase, police, road trip, on the road, cars, revenge, motorcycle, justice, on the run, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, cross country, california, atlanta georgia ...
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 7.6
 21K
El Dorado
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with an old indian fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family fight a rival rancher that is trying to steal their water.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, friendship, redemption, gunfight, chase, buddies, violence, old west, farm, righting the wronged, dialogue, drinking ...
Time: 19th century, 1960s
Place: usa, texas, california, mexico
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Death Rides a Horse
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Death Rides a Horse (aka Da uomo a uomo, or As Man to Man) is a 1967 spaghetti western directed by Giulio Petroni, written by Luciano Vincenzoni, and starring Lee Van Cleef and John Phillip Law. Bill Meceita, a boy whose family was murdered in front ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, prison, criminal heroes, anti heroes, old west, bounty hunter, jail, revenge, bank, senator, martial arts ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
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No Country for Old Men
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: bleak, realistic, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime, hitman, greed, gunfight, morality, violence, serial killer, brutality, neo noir, money, assassin, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa
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