Arrest movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant arrest movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, tense, suspense, suspenseful, serious and interesting films and TV shows about / with arrest, murder, revenge, gun, crimes, mentor, corruption, brutality, betrayal and police plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as arrest: The Lincoln Lawyer (2011), Disturbia (2007), Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013), The Count of Monte Cristo (2002), The Iceman (2012), Chicago P.D. (2014), Hot Fuzz (2007), The Da Vinci Code (2006), Mother (2009), Open Range (2003).

List of arrest movies

The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.
Style: clever, serious, captivating, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom drama, courtroom, legal investigation, mind game, hotshot lawyer, murder, legal, arrest, judge, manipulations, jury ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, beverly hills, los angeles, california, san francisco
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 6.8
 222K
Disturbia (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Kale is a 17-year-old placed under house arrest after punching his teacher. He is confined to his house, and decides to use his free time spying on his neighbors. Things start to get weird when guests enter the Turner's house and don't ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, intense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, neighbor, paranoia, arrest, loneliness, amateur detective, murder, bad guy, investigation, mystery, suspicion, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A single-camera ensemble comedy following the lives of an eclectic group of detectives in a New York precinct, including one slacker who is forced to shape up when he gets a new boss.
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police station, workplace situations, teamwork, verbal byplay, investigation, crimes, boss and employee, policewoman, arrest, workplace, sergeant, coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Ireland, Switzerland
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Edmond Dantés's life and plans to marry the beautiful Mercedes are shattered when his best friend, Fernand, deceives him. After spending 13 miserable years in prison, Dantés escapes with the help of a fellow inmate and plots his revenge, ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, treason, adventure, treasure, false accusation, vengeance, sword fight, prison, french, lone hero, confined, frame up ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 18th century
Place: france, marseille, europe, paris france
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 6.8
 71K
The Iceman (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true story of Richard Kuklinski, the notorious contract killer and family man.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, lone hero, arrest, organized crime, poisoning, mafia, notoriety, family relations, crime family, psychopath, hidden identity, merciless ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, 80s, year 1976 ...
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city
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 8.1
 29K
Chicago P.D. (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A riveting police drama about the men and women of the Chicago Police Department's District 21 who put it all on the line to serve and protect their community. District 21 is made up of two distinctly different groups: the uniformed cops who ...
Style: realistic, tense, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, policewoman, law enforcement, crime investigation, crimes, police detective, sergeant, shooting, arrest, victim, partners, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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 7.8
 465K
Hot Fuzz (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Top London cop, PC Nicholas Angel is good. Too good. To stop the rest of his team from looking bad, he is reassigned to the quiet town of Sandford, paired with simple country cop, and everything seems quiet until two actors are found decapitated. ...
Style: humorous, exciting, cult film, absurd, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, murder, parody, arrest, new job, serial killer, partner, conspiracy, village, fish out of water, disorder, rivals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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The Da Vinci Code (2006)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Malta, France, UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: When the curator of the Louvre is found murdered in the famed museum's hallowed halls, Harvard professor, Robert Langdon and cryptographer, Sophie Neve must untangle a deadly web of deceit involving the works of Leonardo da Vinci.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, mind bending, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ancient mystery, holy grail, conspiracy, christianity, adventure, riddles and clues, uncover truth, secrets, investigation, vatican, obsessive quest, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 1st century
Place: paris france, holy land, france, europe, london ...
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 7.8
 53K
Mother (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A mother lives quietly with her twenty-eight-year-old son, Do-joon, providing herbs and acupuncture to neighbors. One day, a girl is brutally murdered, and Do-joon is charged with the killing. Now, it's his mother's call whether to prove ...
Style: serious, tense, suspense, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: murder, investigation, parents and children, uncover truth, determination, amateur detective, arrest, single parent, mentally challenged, crime, crimes, desperation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002
Place: south korea, asia, korea, tokyo
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 7.4
 67K
Open Range (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, captivating, contemplative, emotional ...
Plot: old west, gunfight, vengeance, cowboy, civil war veteran, friendship, violence, murder, horse, gunslinger, doctor, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 253K
Dredd (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, South Africa, USA, India
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the future, America is a dystopian wasteland. The latest scourge is Ma-Ma, a prostitute-turned-drug pusher with a dangerous new drug and aims to take over the city. The only possibility of stopping her is an elite group of urban police called ...
Style: intense, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, post apocalypse, drug lord, judge, lone hero, fighting crime, cyberpunk, distopia, survival, psychic, corruption, police ...
Time: future
Place: usa, america
Is relevant ?
 5.2
 6K
SuperFly (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Career criminal Youngblood Priest wants out of the Atlanta drug scene, but as he ramps up sales, one little slip up threatens to bring the whole operation down before he can make his exit.
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Plot: money, nightclub, driving, police, arrest, corruption, cocaine, car chase, escape, fight, party, jewelry ...
Time: 2010s
Place: montenegro, mexico, hong kong, texas, atlanta georgia ...
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 7.6
 42K
The Visitor (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, psychological, philosophical ...
Plot: jazz, friendship, self discovery, immigrants, loneliness, professor, deportation, lawyer, arrest, immigration, friends, widow widower ...
Place: michigan, new york, manhattan new york city, connecticut, senegal ...
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 7.8
 342K
The Fighter (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Fighter, is a drama about boxer "Irish" Micky Ward's unlikely road to the world light welterweight title. His Rocky-like rise was shepherded by half-brother Dicky, a boxer-turned-trainer who rebounded in life after nearly being ...
Style: sincere, realistic, uplifting, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxer, boxing, athlete's life, underdog, training, sport, loyalty, arrest, addiction, drug abuse, self destructing, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, atlantic city new jersey, new hampshire ...
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Orange Is the New Black (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: A crime she committed in her youthful past sends Piper Chapman to a women's prison, where she trades her comfortable New York life for one of unexpected camaraderie and conflict in an eccentric group of fellow inmates.
Style: clever, realistic, humorous, cynical, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, prison life, prison, life turned upside down, strong female character, women's prison, women in prison, perversion, gender, lesbianism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york state, new york
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 6.0
 2K
The Trial (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Joseph K. awakes one morning, to find two strange men in his room, telling him he has been arrested. Joseph is not told what he is charged with, and despite being "arrested," is allowed to remain free and go to work. But despite the ...
Style: tense, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, paranoia, arrest, criminal, legal action, prison, fighting the system, courtroom, police investigation, murder, legal, rivalry ...
Time: turn of the century
Place: czech republic, europe, prague
Is relevant ?
 5.6
 15K
Wedding Daze (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After losing the woman of his dreams, Anderson is convinced he'll never fall in love again. But at the urging of his best friend, he spontaneously proposes to a dissatisfied waitress named Katie and an innocent dare evolves into the kind of ...
Style: touching, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, couple relations, fall in love, proposal, hopes, couples, eccentric family, love and romance, romance, arrest, marriage proposal, jail ...
Time: contemporary
Place: atlantic city new jersey, atlantic city
Is relevant ?
 5.5
 5K
Ed Gein (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The true story of Edward Gein, the farmer whose horrific crimes inspired Psycho, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and The Silence of the Lambs. This is the first film to Gein's tormented upbringing, his adored but domineering mother, and the 1957 ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mental illness, insanity, arrest, domineering mother, deadly, life is a bitch, crimes, neighbor, good versus evil, family relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: wisconsin, usa, texas
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 6.2
 917
The Deceivers (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, India
Duration: 102 min.
Story: India, 1825: the country lives in mortal fear of cult members known as the “Deceivers." They commit robbery and ritualistic murder. Appalled by their activities, an English military man, Captain William Savage, conceives a hazardous plot to ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: murder, colonel, investigation, arrest, hindu, dishonesty, danger, crimes, adventure, secret society, battles, muslim ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: india, asia
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Attack the Block (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A teen gang in a grim South London housing estate must team up with the other residents to protect their neighbourhood from a terrifying alien invasion.
Style: humorous, exciting, absurd, bleak, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: gang, alien encounter, deadly creature, monster, evil alien, chase, teenage life, danger, meteor, profanity, race, arrest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 83K
Snitch (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Construction company owner John Matthews learns that his estranged son, Jason, has been arrested for drug trafficking. Facing an unjust prison sentence for a first time offender courtesy of mandatory minimum sentence laws, Jason has nothing to offer ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug lord, drug dealing, smuggling, undercover, family relations, agent, suspicion, frame up, arrest, protective parent, forced into action, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: missouri, usa, mexico, california, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 141K
Castle (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: police detective, police investigation, female detective, romancing partners, riddles and clues, homicide detective, investigation, writers, murder, partners, police, resourceful ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, united states
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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, China, Belgium, Germany, United Arab Emirates, USA, Canada, New Zealand, Singapore, UK, Thailand
Duration: 136 min.
Story: In the 28th century, Valerian and Laureline are special operatives charged with keeping order throughout the human territories. On assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two undertake a mission to Alpha, an ever-expanding metropolis where ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, colourful, surprise ending
Plot: space travel, alien planet, alien, alien race, mission, parallel world, government agent, space station, creature, spacecraft, outer space, military ...
Time: future, year 1975, 70s, 2020s
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An Officer and a Spy (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1894, French Captain Alfred Dreyfus is wrongfully convicted of treason and sentenced to life imprisonment at Devil's Island.
Style: tense, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: lawyer, duel, spy, arrest, manipulation, courtroom, police investigation, dishonesty, society, frame up, french history, trial ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: france, paris france
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 48K
Just Mercy (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The powerful true story of Harvard-educated lawyer Bryan Stevenson, who goes to Alabama to defend the disenfranchised and wrongly condemned — including Walter McMillian, a man sentenced to death despite evidence proving his innocence. Bryan fights ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, touching ...
Plot: false accusation of murder, lawyer, courtroom, innocence, defense attorney, perjury, murder, lie, strip search, injustice, investigation, judge ...
Time: year 1987, 80s, year 1992, year 1993, 20th century
Place: alabama
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 328K
The Irishman (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 209 min.
Story: A mob hit man recalls his possible involvement with the slaying of Jimmy Hoffa.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, thought provoking, epic
Plot: mafia, italian mafia, labor union, hitman, money, organized crime, life, high society, father daughter relationship, bribery, prison, murder ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s, 70s, 50s, 60s ...
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, chicago illinois, florida, cuba ...
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 170K
25th Hour (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The filmed adaptation from David Benioff's novel of the same name. Set in New York, a convicted drug dealer named Monty has one day left of freedom before he is sent to prison. Anger, blame, frustration, betrayal, guilt and loneliness are ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, psychological, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: stock broker, friendship, drug lord, betrayal, 9/11, race against time, rage, introspection, regret, organized crime, mistrust, drug dealer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 130K
A Simple Favor (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Mommy vlogger Stephanie joins her best friend Emily's husband, Sean, to investigate her sudden disappearance from their small town.
Style: exciting, captivating, enigmatic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: secret, deception, missing person, blackmail, female friendship, ruse, murder investigation, small town, murder, mother, investigation, single mother ...
Time: 2010s
Place: london, new york, michigan, connecticut
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 7.6
 585K
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Australia
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eccentric consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.
Style: captivating, clever, exciting, humorous, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: riddles and clues, steampunk, private detective, intelligence, investigation, sherlock holmes, adventure, partners, master criminal, prodigy, talented, hotshot hero ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s, victorian
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, tower bridge london ...
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 8.0
 98K
Elite Squad (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil, USA, Argentina
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 1997, before the visit of the pope to Rio de Janeiro, Captain Nascimento from BOPE (Special Police Operations Battalion) is assigned to eliminate the risks of the drug dealers in a dangerous slum nearby where the pope intends to be lodged.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting crime, police brutality, drug lord, police corruption, squad, law enforcement, slum, drug traffic, crimes, crime, leader, team ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 70s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america, south america, berlin germany
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