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The list contains the best, new and most relevant arrest movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, interesting, suspense and clever films and TV shows about / with arrest, murder, death, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, crimes, blood, revenge and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as arrest: Chicago P.D. (2014), Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013), Wentworth Prison (2013), Hot Fuzz (2007), The Lincoln Lawyer (2011), Sherlock Holmes (2009), Les Mis?rables (2012), The Iceman (2012), American Animals (2018), 14 Kilometers (2007).
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Wentworth Prison
Crime, Drama
Australia
45 min.
 8.7
Hot Fuzz
Action, Comedy
UK, France
121 min.
 7.9
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Easter
Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
USA
200 min.
American Animals
Crime, Drama
UK, USA
116 min.
 7.1

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 8.1
 20K
Chicago P.D.
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, law enforcement, crime investigation, police, sergeant, arrest, victim, shooting, partners, murder, violence, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, police station, verbal byplay, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace humor, crimes, sergeant, police chief, policewoman, teamwork, police captain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Wentworth Prison
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Bea Smith is locked up while awaiting trial for the attempted murder of her husband and must learn how life works in prison. A modern adaptation and sequel of the iconic Prisoner series.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, tense, rough ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prison, crime, prison life, women in prison, survival, danger, life is a bitch, punishment, drugs/alcohol, lesbian relationship, stabbing, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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 7.9
 408K
Hot Fuzz
Genre: Action, Comedy
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, witty, not serious, macabre, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, parody, farce, gunfight, police, police investigation, village, death, small town, violence, chase, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, mine
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The Lincoln Lawyer
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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: suspenseful, tense, clever, surprise ending, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, lawyer, courtroom, courtroom drama, betrayal, investigation, plot twist, morality, hotshot lawyer, hip hop, jury, judge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles, beverly hills, usa
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 7.6
 532K
Sherlock Holmes
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
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: exciting, entertaining, captivating, intellectual, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, mystery, adventure, sherlock holmes, murder, hotshot hero, verbal byplay, investigation, riddles and clues, plot twist, fight scenes, prodigy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1890s
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard, tower bridge london ...
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 7.6
 276K
Les Mis?rables
Genre: Drama, History, Musical, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.
Style: emotional, sentimental, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, rebellion, revolution, going straight, mayor, convict, father daughter relationship, obsessive quest, betrayal, music, orphan, haunted by the past ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s
Place: france, europe, london, paris france
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 6.9
 63K
The Iceman
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, suspenseful, serious, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crime, gangsters, organized crime, mafia, betrayal, murder, violence, chase, poisoning, assassin, mob ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, year 1964 ...
Place: new jersey, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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American Animals
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Spencer Reinhard, Warren Lipka, Eric Borsuk and Chas Allen are four friends who live an ordinary existence in Kentucky. After a visit to Transylvania University, Lipka comes up with the idea to steal the rarest and most valuable books from the ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: library, book, university, disguise, theft, heist, travel, arrest, unreliable narrator, artist, art collector, heist gone wrong ...
Time: 2000s
Place: kentucky, pennsylvania
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 6.9
 316
14 Kilometers
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three people looking for a better life become stranded in the desert with little hope of survival.
Plot: desert, border crossing, boat, arrest, death
Place: africa
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 3.4
 370
Den D
Genre: Action
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The remake of famous Commando (1985) movie.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: arrest, terrorist, car accident, kidnapping, illegal drugs, nipples visible through clothing, muscleman, drugs, shot in the chest, hostage, good versus evil, knife ...
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 4.5
 4K
The Courier
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A shady FBI agent recruits a courier to deliver a mysterious package to a vengeful master criminal who has recently resurfaced with a diabolical plan.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, surprise ending ...
Plot: track down, crime, crimes, rivalry, betrayal, race against time, hitman, danger, flashback, revenge, briefcase, delivery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new orleans, las vegas, st. louis missouri, louisiana
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 6.0
 2K
The Trial
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: legal action, bank, courtroom drama, fighting the system, courtroom, legal, society, prison, paranoia, criminal, arrest, life is a bitch ...
Time: turn of the century
Place: czech republic, europe, prague
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Tales of Ordinary Madness
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Poet/lecturer Charles Serking awakens from his alcoholic haze long enough to take a bus back to L.A. and plunge into an orgy of drink and sexual depravity.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, psychological
Plot: fall in love, prostitute, social misfits, writer's life, downfall, arrest, bartender, alcoholic, typewriter, bar, surrealism, beach ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 5.7
 14K
Wedding Daze
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, romance, couples, writer's life, couple relations, sexual relations, arrest, inventor, police, shopping, restaurant ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.3
 14K
Party Monster
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The New York club scene of the 80s and 90s was a world like no other. Into this candy-colored, mirror ball playground stepped Michael Alig, a wannabe from nowhere special. Under the watchful eye of veteran club kid James St. James, Alig quickly rose ...
Style: stylized, offbeat, serious, realistic, enigmatic ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, murder, drugs, drug addiction, gay, social misfits, crime, friends, drug dealing, aids, rise and fall ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, indiana, usa, california, new jersey ...
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 6.4
 31K
The Nines
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A troubled actor, a television show runner, and an acclaimed videogame designer find their lives intertwining in mysterious and unsettling ways.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, cerebral, intellectual ...
Plot: obsession, god, mystery, metaphysics, parallel universe, surrealism, alternate reality, existentialism, storytelling, actor's life, plot twist, writers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city
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The Last Airbender
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.
Style: exciting, serious, epic, stylized, awful ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: martial arts, family, adventure, destiny, magic, master warrior, supernatural ability, betrayal, dialogue, death, fantasy world, fight scenes ...
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 5K
Ed Gein
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: disturbing, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, gory, crime, murder, crimes, deadly, corpse, domineering mother, bone, shooting, furniture, body part ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: texas, wisconsin, usa
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 6.9
 14K
Grand Canyon
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Grand Canyon revolved around six residents from different backgrounds whose lives intertwine in modern-day Los Angeles. At the center of the film is the unlikely friendship of two men from different races and classes brought together when one finds ...
Style: clever, realistic, touching, serious, talky ...
Plot: friendship, existentialism, violence, introspection, life, destiny, homeless, couple relations, urban, philosophy, unlikely friendships, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, arizona
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 6.1
 822
The Deceivers
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, adventure, crimes, deadly, investigation, curses spells and rituals, working undercover, muslim, hindu, arrest, british, colonel ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: india, asia
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Attack the Block
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France
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: stylized, semi serious, talky, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: alien, chase, monster, survival, alien invasion, deadly creature, drugs/alcohol, aliens, violence, evil alien, gang, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
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 7.2
 41K
11:14
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Tells the seemingly random yet vitally connected story of a set of incidents that all converge one evening at 11:14pm. The story follows the chain of events of five different characters and five different storylines that all converge to tell the ...
Style: clever, dark humor, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: crime gone awry, small town, crime, murder, drinking, vandalism, robbery, chase, storytelling, multiple storylines, crimes, cars ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.3
 28K
13 Sins
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A bright but meek salesman, drowning in debt as he's about to get married, receives a mysterious phone call informing him that he's on a hidden camera game show where he must execute 13 tasks to receive a multi-million dollar cash prize.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manipulations, mind game, survival, plot twist, greed, mysterious character, money, serial killer, on the run, brutality, psychology, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
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 6.5
 73K
Snitch
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, rough ...
Plot: prison, crime, corruption, undercover, father son relationship, drugs, gunfight, car chase, undercover cop, drugs/alcohol, working undercover, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: missouri, usa, california, new jersey, mexico
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 5.8
 508
Amigo
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Rafael, a village mayor caught in the murderous crossfire of the Philippine-American War. When U.S. troops occupy his village, Rafael comes under pressure from a tough-as-nails officer to help the Americans in their hunt for Filipino guerilla ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, captivating
Plot: village, soldier, leadership, village life, island, wartime life, war, life is a bitch, jungle, military, arrest, ambush ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: asia, the philippines, iraq
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 7.6
 205K
End of Watch
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel during a routine traffic stop.
Style: realistic, talky, tense, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, friendship, gunfight, police, surveillance, courage, violence, brutality, police investigation, death, tragedy, realism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011
Place: los angeles, california, south central los angeles, usa
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The Grand Budapest Hotel
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance ...
Style: stylized, enigmatic, offbeat, melancholic, witty ...
Plot: hotel, mentor protege relationship, murder, murder mystery, inheritance, existentialism, prison escape, greed, storytelling, eccentricity, disorder, adventure ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1960s, year 1968 ...
Place: europe, eastern europe, hungary, central europe, alps
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A Clockwork Orange
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Demonic gang-leader Alex goes on the spree of rape, mugging and murder with his pack of "droogs". But he's a boy who also likes Beethoven's Ninth and a bit of "the old in-out, in-out". He later finds himself at the ...
Style: disturbing, futuristic, bleak, dark humor, psychedelic ...
Plot: brutality, rape, murder, insanity, violence, social misfits, gang, brainwashing, freedom, drugs, violent, violence spree ...
Time: future, near future, 1990s
Place: britain
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 6.9
 202K
Disturbia
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: suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: voyeurism, serial killer, murder, kidnapping, death, teenager, chase, amateur detective, teacher, revenge, high school, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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