Bad cop movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant bad cop movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense and rough films and TV shows about / with bad cop, murder, police officer, crimes, police, violence, female nudity, gun, corruption and corrupt cop plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres shot in USA, UK, India and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as bad cop: Paradise PD (2018), Training Day (2001), Unit 7 (2012), Hyena (2014), Amos & Andrew (1993), Shakedown (1988), Gambler (2011), The Big Bang (2010), Collar (2015), Priest of Evil (2010).

List of bad cop movies

 6.9
 14K
Paradise PD (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: An eager young rookie joins the ragtag small-town police force led by his dad as they bumble, squabble and snort their way through a big drug case.
Style: dark humor, not serious, cynical, humorous, adult animation ...
Plot: social satire, small town, police investigation, goofy hero, stupidity, disorder, buddies, dumb, bad cop, criminal, police protagonist, satire ...
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 7.7
 392K
Training Day (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, a rookie cop works with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.
Style: realistic, tense, harsh, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, lone hero, african american, rookie, police brutality, neo noir, gunfight, mentor, gang member, marijuana, robbery, frame up ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 6.5
 5K
Unit 7 (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Angel, a young intelligent and kind, aims to be a police inspector. Rafael instead is an expeditious, forceful and arrogant policeman. Meanwhile, Miguel and Mateo are part of Group 7, a group of rogue cops ready to do anything to achieve their ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: fighting crime, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, police brutality, crime, crimes, bad cop, fall in love, strong violent content, urban, drug addict, earring ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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 6.2
 3K
Hyena (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Good policing doesn't necessarily mean doing everything by the book. But as the business of crime in London turns to favour the Albanians and Turks, how does a "good" policeman survive?
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, gang, drug dealer, murder, violence, crimes, drug dealing, gangsters, dishonesty, law enforcement, police investigation, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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Amos & Andrew (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Andrew Sterling (Samuel L. Jackson), a successful black urbanite writer, buys a vacation home on a resort in New England the police mistake him for a burglar. After surrounding his home with armed men, Chief Tolliver (Dabney Coleman) realizes ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, funny, light ...
Plot: island, racism, mistaken identity, crimes, crime, interracial relations, bad cop, criminal heroes, buddies, nothing goes right, resort, social differences ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa
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 6.0
 3K
Shakedown (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When a local drug dealer shoots a dishonest cop in self-defense, lawyer and renegade undercover cop join forces to clear him. But when their investigation leads them into a maze of greed and corruption, they learn that in a town where everything is ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lawyer, drug dealer, police corruption, police investigation, fighting the system, legal action, buddies, drug dealing, working undercover, cons and scams, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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 7.6
 13K
Gambler (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Vinayak and his 4 team members rob a booty of 500 crores INR. Trouble starts when two of the team betrays them.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, money laundering, gambling, faked death, law enforcement, crimes, chases and races, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, betrayal, gang, bookies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
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 5.4
 7K
The Big Bang (2010)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A private detective is hired to find a missing stripper but the job turns complicated when everyone he questions ends up dead. From the mean streets of Los Angeles to the desolate desert of New Mexico, Cruz must contend with a brutal Russian Boxer, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, captivating
Plot: missing person, private investigator, crimes, private detective, mystery, crime, murder, track down, danger, strip club, bad cop, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, los angeles, usa
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 5.7
 19
Collar (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Timothy James 'TJ' Williams (David Wilson) is a streetwise detective whose checkered career, family life and long standing friendship with the would-be mayor, police chief Hamilton Markham (Tom Sizemore), spins out of control and teeters ...
Style: disturbing, unusual plot structure, psychological, tense, suspense
Plot: police officer, police, corrupt cop, drugs, corruption, african american, bad cop, internal affairs, racial issues, prostitution, urban setting, legal ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Priest of Evil (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Detective Sergeant Timo Harjunpää of the Helsinki Violent Crimes Unit is an honest and conscientious cop;one of the city's very best;who loses his daughter in tragic circumstances. Despite the support he receives;Timo is unable to recover ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, psychotronic, ambiguous ending
Plot: police, serial killer, police corruption, chase, revenge, marital problem, urban setting, murder, father daughter relationship, parent child relationship, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 2000s
Place: helsinki finland, finland
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 6.7
 2K
Cop or Hood (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When the local police inspector was found dead in a prostitute's house, police division commissioner Stan Borowitz is sent to investigate the situation. Posing as the prostitute's long-lost brother "Antonio Cerruti," he discovers ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, french noir
Plot: corruption, organized crime, investigation, undercover cop, violence, chase, foot chase, employer employee relationship, police operation, police brutality, attempted murder, murder investigation ...
Place: south of france, southern france, cote d'azur, paris france, nice france
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 5.1
 10K
Boss (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Disowned by his father as a boy, Surya is taken in by a crime boss. When his brother Shiv is wrongly imprisoned, his father pleads for Surya's help.
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, sexy, semi serious ...
Plot: crimes, graphic violence, bollywood, escapades, good versus evil, rivalry, criminal's revenge, one man army, danger, criminal heroes, hotshot hero, sibling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india, delhi
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 5.8
 28K
Hard to Kill (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he spends several years in a coma. His son ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: coma, vengeance, martial arts, murder, danger, hospital, corrupt official, against the odds, intrigue, crime, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, 1990s, year 1990, 90s
Place: los angeles, chicago illinois, california
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 5.7
 6K
American Son (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Time passes and tension mounts in a Florida police station as an estranged interracial couple awaits news of their missing teenage son.
Style: thought provoking, heartbreaking, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Plot: mother son relationship, african american woman, police, racial injustice, discrimination, missing son, investigation, divorced parents, racial discrimination, ex husband, social injustice, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: miami, usa
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Pale Blue Balloons (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Dave is a bad cop fighting a deadly heroin addiction while working a case deep inside the mafia. After killing numerous drug dealers and even undercover police officers for the mob, he is kept from his money for trivial reasons. As his drug problem ...
Plot: police officer, drug addiction, bad cop, sleaze, sawed off shotgun, shot in the stomach, drug dealer, heroin, mafia, corrupt cop, urban setting, gunfight ...
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 6.9
 87K
Cop Land (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Freddy Heflin is the sheriff of a place everyone calls “Cop Land” — a small and seemingly peaceful town populated by the big city police officers he’s long admired. Yet something ugly is taking place behind the town’s peaceful facade. And ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, intense, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, sheriff, small town, arson, mafia, corruption, murder, internal affairs, violence, fighting the system, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california ...
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 7.2
 56K
Magnum Force (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: "Dirty" Harry Callahan is a San Francisco Police Inspector on the trail of a group of rogue cops who have taken justice into their own hands. When shady characters are murdered one after another in grisly fashion, only Dirty Harry can stop ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, disturbing, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, police corruption, machismo, loss of friend, robbery, police investigation, investigation, civil rights, notoriety, police detective, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
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Romeo Is Bleeding (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A corrupt cop gets in over his head when he tries to assassinate a beautiful Russian hit-woman.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, dark humor, atmospheric ...
Plot: neo noir, police corruption, police, faked death, femme fatale, assassination attempt, crime, crimes, female killer, bribery, mob boss, female assassin ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, phoenix arizona
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 6.8
 288
Blood Brothers (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In this period piece set in Italy, Nicola Bellizzi dreams of becoming a lawyer. However, when he seeks the reason that people are reluctant to help him in his goals, he discovers that some of his blood relations are high-ranking members of the ...
Plot: camorra, crime boss, stabbed to death, prostitute, defense attorney, street child, landlady, boarding house, ex convict, release from prison, oath, razor blade ...
Time: 1890s, 1900s
Place: italy, naples italy, napoli italy
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King of the Roaring 20's: The Story of Arnold Rothstein (1961)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Gambler Arnold Rothstein (David Janssen) marries an actress (Dianne Foster), avenges his buddy (Mickey Rooney) and meets an underworld fate.
Style: slang
Plot: machine gun, prohibition, evil man, true crime, ambush, chorus girl, cigarette smoking, damsel in distress, vice squad, corruption, beating, tough cop ...
Place: new york
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 3.2
 952
Check Point (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Port City North Carolina: During a routine camp out, a local vagrant discovers plans for an invasion in America. When he tries to notify the local Sheriff about his discovery, the Sheriff dismisses his claims and has him locked up for loitering. ...
Plot: domestic terrorism, post traumatic stress disorder, drifter, invasion, girl fight, fistfight, small town, violence, decapitation, bad cop
Place: north carolina
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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
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No One Believes Me (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Everyone believes Sébastien, 13, has shot his father in the back and killed him. With the help of his trusted friends, he uses every stratagem to stay hidden while proving his innocence. But the adult world has other ideas, and under abusive ...
Plot: 14 year old, 12 year old, forced confession, poverty, gun, child, police, girl, runaway, innocent, disbelieving adult, friendship between boys ...
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La gente de la Universal (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia, Spain, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This is a dark comedy that takes place in an urban jungle, where each has to ensure its own survival. No one is bad, but all acting for his own benefit and without measure if their actions hurt others. The former Sergeant Diogenes Hernandez owns the ...
Plot: revenge, uncle nephew relationship, espionage, language, bad cop, abuse of power, stealing money, ex cop, downtown, parody, bribe, infidelity ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: colombia
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 4.6
 189
Takkar (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A convict studies law in prison and becomes a lawyer to seek revenge against the corrupt police officer who framed him on the very day of his marriage.
Plot: beach, knife, obsession, lawyer, bad cop, sexual harassment, murder, gangster, gun, handcuffs, gangsters, justice ...
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 5.4
 1K
Sixpack (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Sixpack is a positive story on the outskirts of society. The story takes place in Helsinki on rock and following the advent of exclusion of the story regarding one of summer days. The film's protagonist, Marshal, is stuck in a shabby home. Lihi ...
Style: thought provoking, humorous
Plot: alcohol, friendship between men, working class, generation gap, unemployment, beer, outsider, friendship, runaway, drunkard, money problems, adulthood ...
Place: helsinki finland
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Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four fighters different backgrounds come together to train under an ex MMA rising star and then ultimately have to fight each other and the traitor in heir midst.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts training, kickboxer, athlete and trainer, martial arts tournament, martial arts, fistfight, hand to hand combat, ambition, sport, teenage life, boxing, undisciplined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.6
 23K
The Contract (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Attempting to recover from a recent family trauma by escaping into the woods for a peaceful hiking trip, an ex-lawman and his young son stumble across a dangerous contract killer.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, chase, fbi, danger, family problems, parents and children, wilderness, serial killer, crimes, family relations, attempted murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
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X: Night of Vengeance (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Holly Rowe's retiring, kissing her callgirl life goodbye. She just has to get through her last night on the job. Shay Ryan's a teenage runaway, broke and alone. She just has to get through her first night as a hooker. Then fate throws them ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, woman in danger, on the run, teenage prostitution, crimes, eroticism, survival, murder, teenage girl, corrupt cop, sex, misogynist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, new south wales, sydney australia
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Least Among Saints (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A haunted soldier just back from war and a boy who has never known peace in his home life embark on a life-changing journey as they become unlikely friends — and one another’s last shot at redemption.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, captivating, tense ...
Plot: friendship, haunted by the past, family problems, escapades, redemption, boy, orphan, journey, crimes, danger, obsessive quest, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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