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, serious, clever, suspenseful, intense and suspense films and TV shows about / with arrest, murder, death, storytelling, mentor, dialogue, life philosophy, catastrophe, blood and crimes plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.

arrest movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as arrest: The Lincoln Lawyer (2011), Den D (2008), Hot Fuzz (2007), Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013), Chicago P.D. (2014), Orange Is the New Black (2013), The Da Vinci Code (2006), Sherlock Holmes (2009), Equilibrium (2002), Arrested Development (2003).
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)
Comedy, Crime
22 min.
Hot Fuzz (2007)
Action, Comedy
UK, France
121 min.
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Easter (2019)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
200 min.
American Animals (2018)
Crime, Drama
116 min.

List of arrest movies

The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
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: clever, serious, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: legal investigation, hotshot lawyer, legal, murder, mind game, judge, arrest, crimes, lawyer, scheme, courtroom drama, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, los angeles
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Den D (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The remake of famous Commando (1985) movie.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: kidnapping, arrest, terrorist, car accident, good versus evil, corpse, car chase, airplane, murder, single parent, helicopter, hitman ...
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Hot Fuzz (2007)
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, offbeat, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, village, serial killer, fish out of water, arrest, village life, parody, gunfight, police, partner, accident, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, mine, london
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)
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 station, police, sitcom, verbal byplay, boss and employee, workplace situations, arrest, crimes, sergeant, police chief, policewoman, teamwork ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Chicago P.D. (2014)
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: law enforcement, police, crime investigation, crimes, policewoman, partners, sergeant, arrest, victim, shooting, rookie, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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Orange Is the New Black (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
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, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prison life, prison, life turned upside down, lesbian, lesbian relationship, drugs/alcohol, fish out of water, women in prison, abuse, gender, confined, perversion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york state, new york
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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: exciting, clever, suspense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: holy grail, christianity, adventure, investigation, ancient mystery, riddles and clues, artifact, uncover truth, secret, ancient, mystery, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1st century, 2000s
Place: holy land, europe, france, paris france, jerusalem ...
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Sherlock Holmes (2009)
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: captivating, exciting, humorous, entertaining, intellectual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, partners, prodigy, hotshot hero, murder, sherlock holmes, intelligence, mystery, adventure, steampunk ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard, tower bridge london ...
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Equilibrium (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In a dystopian future, a totalitarian regime maintains peace by subduing the populace with a drug, and displays of emotion are punishable by death. A man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.
Style: serious, futuristic, atmospheric, psychological, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, fighting the system, rebellion, utopia, society, resistance, totalitarianism, betrayal, gunfight, human nature, battles, struggle ...
Time: future
Place: beijing china, china
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Arrested Development (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The story of a wealthy family that lost everything, and the one son who had no choice but to keep them all together.
Style: witty, offbeat, clever, not serious, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, workplace, disorder, siblings relations, arrest, parents and children, sexual humor, prison, lawyer, nothing goes right, teenage life, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Les Mis?rables (2012)
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: prostitute, redemption, rebellion, mayor, convict, revolution, obsessive quest, haunted by the past, french, parole, barricade, corpse ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s
Place: france, europe, paris france, london
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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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, poisoning, organized crime, crime family, arrest, stabbing, jail, restaurant, van, psychopath, bombing, crime ...
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 (2018)
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, slang, cynical, realistic, talky
Plot: heist, library, university, disguise, unreliable narrator, book, heist gone wrong, buddies, travel, theft, partners, greed ...
Time: 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, kentucky
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Molly's Game (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: China, Canada, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Molly Bloom, a young skier and former Olympic hopeful becomes a successful entrepreneur (and a target of an FBI investigation) when she establishes a high-stakes, international poker game.
Plot: poker, gambling, court, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, trial, lawyer, card playing, poker game, gambling house, sport competition, skiing ...
Place: los angeles, new york
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14 Kilometers (2007)
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: border crossing, boat, desert, arrest, death
Place: africa
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The Courier (2012)
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: extortion, arrest, delivery, briefcase, revenge, betrayal, race against time, hitman, danger, track down, crimes, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new orleans, usa, las vegas, st. louis missouri, louisiana
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: courtroom drama, arrest, criminal, paranoia, courtroom, legal action, bank, fighting the system, legal, society, prison, life is a bitch ...
Time: turn of the century
Place: czech republic, europe, prague
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Tales of Ordinary Madness (1981)
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: sexual, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: arrest, bartender, alcoholic, poet, masochism, pimp, beach, surrealism, bar, typewriter, fall in love, prostitute ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Wedding Daze (2006)
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, witty, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, couples, couple relations, hopes, inventor, arrest, shopping, police, restaurant, eccentric family, romance ...
Time: contemporary
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Party Monster (2003)
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: friends, addiction, celebrity culture, drug abuse, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, society, social misfits, arrest, nightclub, injection, donut ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, indiana, usa, dallas texas, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
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The Nines (2007)
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, serious, atmospheric, thought provoking, touching ...
Plot: theology, prostitute, neighbor, arson, arrest, god, supernatural, bus, rehearsal, obsession, producer, actress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, california, manhattan new york city
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The Last Airbender (2010)
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, stylized, serious, epic, intense ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, adventure, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, chosen one, destiny, young heroes, save the world, master warrior, heroic mission, heroes, youth ...
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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: serious, disturbing, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, furniture, bone, domineering mother, shooting, body part, severed head, arrest, insanity, bartender, resurrection ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: wisconsin, texas, usa
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Grand Canyon (1991)
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, serious, talky, touching ...
Plot: friendship, adoption, grand canyon, earthquake, kindness, arrest, adultery, racism, coming of age, society, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, arizona, new jersey
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, muslim, colonel, british, hindu, arrest, secret society, tiger, wedding, investigation, adventure, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: india, asia
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Attack the Block (2011)
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, talky, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: gang, deadly creature, alien, evil alien, alien encounter, danger, chase, teenage life, playground, fireworks, arrest, meteor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
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11:14 (2003)
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: murder, crime gone awry, vandalism, robbery, chase, crimes, deadly, ambulance, arrest, sex, gun, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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13 Sins (2014)
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: psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manipulations, mind game, mysterious character, greed, serial killer, on the run, survival, plot twist, money, brutality, psychology, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
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Snitch (2013)
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: undercover, smuggling, agent, prison, drug dealing, arrest, frame up, drug lord, ex convict, suspicion, drugs/alcohol, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: missouri, usa, mexico, california, new jersey
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Amigo (2010)
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, ambush, arrest, rebel, friendship, rain, moral dilemma, leadership, village life, island, wartime life ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: asia, the philippines, iraq
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