Gendarme movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant gendarme movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, suspenseful, captivating, atmospheric and cult film films and TV shows about / with gendarme, police officer, disorder, investigation, police, murder, law enforcement, suspense, nun and chase plots mostly in Crime, Comedy and Drama genres shot in France, Italy, USA and other countries.
gendarme movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as gendarme: The Troops of St. Tropez (1964), The Troops & Troop-ettes (1982), The Troops Get Married (1968), The Troops on Vacation (1970), The Troops in New York (1965), Research Unit (2006), The Troops & Aliens (1979), The Anarchists (2015), Teddy (2020), School of Life (2017).

List of gendarme movies

The Troops of St. Tropez (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The ambitious police officer Cruchot (Louis de Funès) is transferred to St. Tropez. He's struggling with crimes such as persistent nude swimming, but even more with his teenage daughter, who's trying to impress her rich friends by telling ...
Style: funny, humorous, realistic, light, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: gendarme, police, seaside, father daughter relationship, goofy hero, beach, incompetent police, yacht, comedy of errors, fighting crime, investigation, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera, saint tropez, cote d'azur, riviera ...
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The Troops & Troop-ettes (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cruchot's police office moves into a new building. They do not only get high tech equipment, but also four young female police officers to educate. All of them scramble to work with them -- and cause pure chaos while being distracted by the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: gendarme, kidnapping, police, policewoman, law enforcement, comedy of errors, goofy hero, nothing goes right, workplace situations, beach, yacht, mother superior ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: provence, france, saint tropez, mediterranean sea, riviera ...
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The Troops Get Married (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Saint-Tropez police launch a major offensive against dangerous drivers. Marechal Cruchot (Louis de Funès) relishes the assignment, which he pursues with a manic zeal. Cruchot is after an offending driver, who turns out to be Josépha (Claude ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: gendarme, nun, farce, fall in love, father daughter relationship, boss and employee, goofy hero, marriage, humiliation, disorder, nothing goes right, workplace ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera, cote d'azur, saint tropez, riviera ...
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The Troops on Vacation (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The whole clique of Cruchot's police station is retired. Now he lives with his rich wife in her castle - and is bored almost to death. He fights with the butler, because he isn't even allowed to do the simple works. But when one of the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, captivating ...
Plot: gendarme, nude beach, retirement, save the day, goofy hero, nun, colleague, memory loss, nothing goes right, disorder, dull life, amateur detective ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: france, saint tropez, europe, french riviera, provence ...
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The Troops in New York (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The second installment of Gendarmes series, tells the story of Sergeant Cruchot (Louis De Funes), who, together with his faithful comrades, has been sent to the International Congress of Gendarmerie in N.Y.
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: gendarme, law enforcement, stowaway, fish out of water, police, comedy of errors, daughter, goofy hero, nothing goes right, misfit, track down, chase ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, france, saint tropez, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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Research Unit (2006)
Genre: Crime
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The police work of a special Gendarmerie unit that operates in Bordeaux, their complicated cases and the interpersonal relationships established among the team members.
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: gendarme, homicide detective, investigation, fighting crime, police detective, police investigation, crime solving, partners against crime, police, sleuth, police station, agent ...
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The Troops & Aliens (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The bungling inspector Cruchot (Funès) finds himself trying to save the residents of St. Tropez from some oil-drinking humanoid aliens. The only way to tell the aliens from the real people, besides their constant thirst for oil-products, is that ...
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, cult film
Plot: alien, evil alien, gendarme, police, gendarmerie, cyborgs, conspiracy, artist, french police, police sergeant, police officer, bicycle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: saint tropez, french riviera, cote d'azur, france, riviera ...
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The Anarchists (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Set in 1899 Paris, a young police sergeant is chosen to infiltrate a group of anarchists, an opportunity he sees to rise through the ranks. However, he soon finds himself becoming attached to the group.
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological, sexy
Plot: anarchist, underground movement, betrayal by friend, undercover cop, secret police, mole, undercover agent, doubts and hesitations, working undercover, criminal, relationship vs career, gang ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: paris france
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Teddy (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: France, Pyrénées. Twentysomething Teddy lives in a foster home and works as a temp in a massage parlor. Rebecca, his girlfriend, will soon graduate. A scorching hot summer begins. But Teddy is scratched by a beast in the woods: the wolf that ...
Style: psychological, bleak, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, scary ...
Plot: werewolf, suspense, monster, supernatural, female boss, magic mushroom, death, massacre, chase, strange behavior, violence, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
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School of Life (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Paris 1930. Paul has only ever had one and the same horizon: the high walls of the orphanage, an austere building in the Parisian working class suburbs. Entrusted to a joyful country woman, Célestine, and her husband, Borel, the rather stiff ...
Style: scenic, nature documentary, touching, atmospheric, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: nature, orphan, forest, poacher, adult child friendship, animals, hound dog, understanding, foster home, adopted son, friendship, foster child ...
Time: 1930s
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Mad Love (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 1959. Guilty of a double-murder, a man is beheaded. At the bottom of the basket that just welcomed it, the head of the dead man tells his story: everything was going so well! Admired priest, great lover - his earthly paradise seemed to have no end. ...
Style: psychological, touching, suspenseful, rough, unusual plot structure
Plot: pregnant teenager, priest, unwanted pregnancy, murder, fall in love, death, little girl, execution, decapitation, rape, snow, confession ...
Time: year 1959, 50s
Place: france
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The Big Scare (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two police inspectors Triquet and Vergus launch their investigations to arrest a dangerous escaped forger named Mickey Le Bénedictin.
Style: parody
Plot: serial killer, gypsy camp, gendarmerie, french police, counterfeit money, beast, murder confession, drunk driver, hunter, pharmacist, countryside, forger ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, france
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Only The Animals (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A woman has disappeared. The day after a snowstorm, her car is found on a road leading to a plateau with with nothing but a few scattered farms. The gendarmes have nothing to go on, while five individuals well know they have something to do with the ...
Style: non-linear, enigmatic, sad, tragic
Plot: disposing of a dead body, suspense, hitchhiking, unrequited love, countryside, strangulation, infidelity, suicide, correspondence, con artists, lie, multiple storylines ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france, africa
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A Very Long Engagement (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In 1919, Mathilde was 19 years old. Two years earlier, her fiancé Manech left for the front at the Somme. Like millions of others he was "killed on the field of battle." It's written in black and white on the official notice. But ...
Style: romantic, touching, atmospheric, epic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: world war one, war, love, love and romance, love story, wartime, private detective, investigation, obsession, tragedy, sacrifice, life & death ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20th century, year 1917, year 1919
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany, marseille ...
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Invisible Ones (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Momo has one dream buried for years: become a petanque champion. When an international tournament is announced, he drops his ordinary life to win the first prize and fulfill his dreams.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, witty, realistic
Plot: follow your dream, ambition, love and romance, redemption, friends, fall in love, buddies, contests and competitions, misfit partners, rivalry, disorder, hopes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, provence, algeria, cote d'azur
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A Monster in Paris (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paris,1910. Emile, a shy movie projectionist, and Raoul, a colorful inventor, find themselves embarked on the hunt for a monster terrorizing citizens. They join forces with Lucille, the big-hearted star of the Bird of Paradise cabaret, an eccentric ...
Style: feel good, thought provoking, touching, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: love and romance, music, transformation, friends, heroes, obsessive quest, friendship, monster, ambition, blind ambition, heroic mission, social misfits ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 2010s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Heat Wave (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a small village of the South of France, life is made difficult by a sweltering heat wave and its corollary, a worrisome lack of water. Everyone is under great pressure, especially the farmers whose fields are not irrigated. Which is the reason ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: countryside, drought, village, farm, false accusation, suspense, gendarmerie, true crime, intellectual disability, corpse, mental disorder, aggression ...
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Bloodstained Shadow (1978)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A murder mystery set on an island near Venice. A schoolgirl was murdered seven years ago, and the case was never solved; now, the murderer seems to be back.
Style: slasher, erotic, surprise ending, sexy, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, whodunit, macabre, suspense, cult, murder, peasant, infection, couples, psychopath, dangerous attraction, who done it ...
Time: 70s, 60s, victorian era
Place: venice, europe, italy, turin italy
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Summer Holiday (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 1960s musical showcasing Cliff Richard. Four bus mechanics working for London Transport strike up a deal with the company: they do up a one of the company's legendary red double decker buses and take it to southern Europe as a mobile hotel. If ...
Style: road movie, realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: singer, beautiful scenery, pop music, road trip, bus, hotel, summer vacation, transvestism, optimism, friends, disorder, stowaway ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: greece, france, england, london, europe ...
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The Memory of a Killer (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Vincke and Verstuyft are one of the best detective teams of the Antwerp police force. When they are confronted with the disappearance of a top official and the murder of two prostitutes, the trail leads to the almost retired assassin Angelo Ledda. ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, rough, dramatic ...
Plot: hitman, police investigation, murder, memory loss, twists and turns, race against time, one last job, law enforcement, unlikely partners, mental illness, serial killer, nude ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: antwerp, spain, brussels, belgium, europe ...
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The 25th Hour (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A Romanian peasant fights to get back to his family after he's imprisoned by the Nazis.The picture is based on real events. It includes Hungary's government in collaboration with the Nazis, the encroachment of Romania by Stalin's ...
Plot: world war two, nazi, war, racism, wartime, peasant, jew persecution, arrest, volunteer, concentration camp, recruit, ss ...
Time: 1940s
Place: romania, hungary
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The Crimson Rivers (2000)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two French policemen, one investigating a grisly murder at a remote mountain college, the other working on the desecration of a young girl's grave by skinheads, are brought together by the clues from their respective cases. Soon after they ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, police investigation, demon, police detective, genetics, twists and turns, suspense, police officer, murder mystery, ritual ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france, alps
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The Pink Panther (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the coach of the France soccer team is killed by a poisoned dart in the stadium in the end of a game, and his expensive and huge ring with the diamond Pink Panther disappears, the ambitious Chief Inspector Dreyfus assigns the worst police ...
Style: humorous, light, absurd, melancholic, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: robbery, law enforcement, inspector, pink panther, goofy hero, riddles and clues, incompetent police, farce, police, investigation, thief, chase ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, new york, usa, europe ...
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The Punishment (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1919 at the end of WW1 Romanian peasant Manolache Preda returns to his native village where he finds his woman taken by another and his land sold to the local landowner.
Plot: world war one, verdict, prosecutor, escape, death, rape, false accusation, revenge, jealousy, betrayal, murder, envy ...
Time: year 1919
Place: romania
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The Night of the Following Day (1969)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two kidnappers snatch a girl off the streets and imprison her in a remote beach house.
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, criminal, hell, psychopath, murder, cafe, airport, chase, crime gone awry, seaside, ransom, child in peril ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Atlantic Wall (1970)
Genre: War, Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 1944. Léon Duchemin owns a restaurant with his sister. His clients are Germans, Résistance et black marketeers. Léon unwillingly joins the Résistance when a British pilot is shot down and hides in his attic and, through a series of mishaps, he ...
Style: funny, parody
Plot: world war two, french resistance, father son relationship, baby, map, rugby, illegitimate child, cell, drunk, gestapo, military training, love at first sight ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: normandy, english channel, london
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The Murders in the Rue Morgue (1986)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Horror
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: scary, tense, mind bending, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, retirement, monkey, gorilla, murder, rivalry, mass murder, riddles and clues, police investigation, golden years, mad scientist, law enforcement ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1940s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Mr. Klein (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Paris, 1942. Robert Klein cannot find any fault with the state of affairs in German-occupied France. He has a well-furnished flat, a mistress, and business is booming. Jews facing discrimination because of laws edicted by the French government are ...
Style: slasher, art house, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: world war two, mistaken identity, art dealer, anti semitism, adultery, prostitute, female nudity, nazi occupation, art collector, french resistance, doppelganger, french history ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: paris france, germany, france, vichy, algeria ...
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Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies (1969)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sequel to "Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines". This time an international car rally from England to Monte Carlo provides the comedic farce.
Style: road movie, exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: auto racing, car, car chase, cheating, car race, smuggling, fast car, farce, rivalry, disorder, friends, contests and competitions ...
Time: 1920s
Place: europe, scotland, monte carlo, rome italy, france ...
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Inspector Lavardin (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspector Lavardin is called to a provincial village to investigate a murder – only to find that one of his ex-lovers is the victim’s widow.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, investigation, uncover truth, life is a bitch, who done it, friendship, police detective, law enforcement, mind game, dishonesty, legal, legal investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, brittany
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