Police harassment movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant police harassment movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, harsh, interesting, suspense and talky films and TV shows about / with police chase, police harassment, police, society, violence, death, crimes, dialogue, vengeance and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Australia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as police harassment: Straight Outta Compton (2015), Dangerous Game (1988), The General (1998), McQ (1974), Welcome (2009), The Naked Face (1984), Three the Hard Way (1974), Very Well, Thank You (2007), The Dukes of Hazzard (1979), A World Apart (1988).

List of police harassment movies

Straight Outta Compton (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking us back to where it all began, ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, lyrical, suspense ...
Plot: hip hop, music, musician's life, rap, police brutality, rapper, gangster, rags to riches, racism, profanity, gang, feud ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1988 ...
Place: los angeles, california, milwaukee wisconsin, usa, ohio ...
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Dangerous Game (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A game becomes deadly serious! An insane cop hunts down five students in a shopping mall after closing time. His life is ruined as he was dishonorably discharged from the police force because of these people. Armed with a Rambo knife and a crossbow, ...
Plot: shopping mall, slasher, police chase, traumatic childhood, police harassment, manslaughter, hacker, water gun, jump scare, woman with a gun, trespassing, bespectacled male ...
Place: sydney australia
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The General (1998)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In a twenty-year career marked by obsessive secrecy, brutality and meticulous planning, Cahill netted over £40 million. He was untouchable - until a bullet from an IRA hitman ended it all.
Style: tense, serious, stylized, intense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, irish, robbery, master criminal, criminal heroes, law enforcement, crimes, crime, mastermind, cons and scams, danger, pursuit ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 50s, 70s
Place: ireland, europe
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The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a chance encounter with a wanted man, a woman is harassed by the police and press until she takes violent action.
Style: bleak, thought provoking, contemplative, sincere, serious ...
Plot: strip search, journalism, investigation, media, freedom of the press, carnival, terrorist, politics, society, life is a bitch, political corruption, uncover truth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, west germany, israel
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McQ (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Police Lieutenant Lon McQ investigates the killing of his best friend and uncovers corrupt elements of the police department dealing in confiscated drugs.
Style: serious, suspense, exciting, twists and turns, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police detective, police corruption, fighting crime, uncover truth, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, crime, investigation, drug dealing, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
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Welcome (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bilal is 17 years old, a Kurdish boy from Iraq. He sets off on an adventure-filled journey across Europe. He wants to get to England to see his love who lives there. Bilal finally reaches Calais, but how do you cover 32 kilometers of the English ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, touching, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: age difference, family disapproval, obsessive quest, adolescence vs adulthood, self discovery, friendship, human spirit, bittersweet, family tradition, misfit, hopes, refugee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, london, english channel, england, iraq
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The Naked Face (1984)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Chicago psychiatrist Judd Stevens (Roger Moore) is suspected of murdering one of his patients when the man turns up stabbed to death in the middle of the city. After repeated attempts to convince cops Rod Steiger and Elliott Gould of his innocence, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, false accusation, patient, psychiatrist, frame up, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, on the run, who done it, crimes, mystery, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Three the Hard Way (1974)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The story involves a white supremist plot to taint the United States water supply with a toxin that is harmless to whites but lethal to blacks. The only obstacles that stand in the way of this dastardly plan are Jim Brown, Fred Williamson and Jim ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, genocide, assassination, society, dishonesty, law enforcement, injustice, vigilantism, racism, interracial relations, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, chicago illinois, washington d.c., los angeles
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Very Well, Thank You (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The tough lives of two ordinary individuals: Alex, an accountant and his wife Béatrice, a taxi driver.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting, suspense
Plot: life turned upside down, life is a bitch, fighting the system, society, injustice, satire, wrongfully committed, husband wife relationship, loss of job, mental institution, taxi driver, rebellion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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The Dukes of Hazzard (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Cousins Bo and Luke Duke and their car "General Lee", assisted by Cousin Daisy and Uncle Jesse, have a running battle with the authorities of Hazzard County (Boss Hogg and Sheriff Coltrane), plus a string of ne'er-do-wells often ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police corruption, countryside, car chase, cousin cousin relationship, farm, car, chase, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, rivalry, buddies, chases and races ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: colorado, usa, southern usa, georgia, kentucky
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A World Apart (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Zimbabwe
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A White enclave in Johannesburg, South Africa, in the 1960s. Molly Roth, 13 years old, is the daughter of leftist parents, and she must piece together what's happening around her when her father disappears one night, barely evading arrest, and, ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, uplifting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: political unrest, interracial relations, injustice, family relations, pursuit, mother daughter relationship, johannesburg south africa, apartheid, society, fighting the system, life is a bitch, journalism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: south africa, africa
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Volcano (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An earthquake shatters a peaceful Los Angeles morning and opens a fissure deep into the earth, causing lava to start bubbling up. As a volcano begins forming in the La Brea Tar Pits, the director of the city's emergency management service, Mike ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, volcano, catastrophe, forces of nature, race against time, save the day, adventure, heroes, lava, danger, tunnel, subway ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, iceland, beverly hills ...
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The Vernon Johns Story (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1948, Johns served as the outspoken spiritual leader of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. Incensed at the racial injustice that pervaded the South, he was determined to fight for equality for all African Americans.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: church, racism, hopes, state affairs, injustice, life is a bitch, heroes, interracial relations, workplace situations, military, fighting the system, rebellion ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
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Up in Smoke (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An unemployed pot-smoking slacker and amateur drummer, Anthony Stoner ditches his strict parents and hits the road, eventually meeting kindred spirit Pedro de Pacas. While the drug-ingesting duo is soon arrested for possession of marijuana, Anthony ...
Style: cult film, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: marijuana, stoners, hitchhiker, on the road, deportation, smuggling, smoking, chase, farce, music band, chases and races, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977
Place: mexico, california, asia, vietnam, usa ...
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Poetic Justice (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In this film, we see the world through the eyes of main character Justice, a young African-American poet. A mail carrier invites a few friends along for a long overnight delivery run.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, on the road, friendship, starting over, self discovery, romance, gang, survival, homecoming, urban ghetto life, hopes, going straight ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, chicago illinois, south central los angeles, new jersey
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The Players Club (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Young single mother Diana struggles to provide for her child and pay for her college education. She ends up working at a shoe store, but meets two strippers from a nearby gentlemen's club who convince her there's fast money to be made ...
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stripper, gangsters, fish out of water, nightlife, crimes, strip club, family relations, prostitute, organized crime, rape, dominatrix, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
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Les Misérables (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of the student revolutions in France.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, bleak, sentimental ...
Plot: redemption, ex convict, going straight, hopes, rise to the top, prison escape, thief, mayor, robbery, french revolution, prisoner, freedom ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Milk (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of California's first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk, who became an outspoken agent for change, seeking equal rights and opportunities for all. His great love for the city and its people brought him backing from young and ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, discrimination, gay slur, homosexual, politician, civil rights, election, protest, politics, murder, homosexuality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1976, year 1975 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, new york, minnesota ...
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I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jack Spade returns from the army in his old ghetto neighbourhood when his brother, June Bug, dies. Jack declares war on Mr. Big, powerful local crimelord. His army is led by John Slade, his childhood idol who used to fight bad guys in the 70s.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pimp, ghetto, heroes, parody, satire, hip hop, profanity, militant, rally, crimes, silly humor, vigilantism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
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House Party (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Young Kid has been invited to a party at his friend Play's house. But after a fight at school, Kid's father grounds him. None the less, Kid sneaks out when his father falls asleep. But Kid doesn't know that three of the thugs at ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: hip hop, school, high school, profanity, coming of age, party, house party, contests and competitions, goofy hero, ambition, teenage love, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, california
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House of Sand and Fog (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Behrani, an Iranian immigrant buys a California bungalow, thinking he can fix it up, sell it again, and make enough money to send his son to college. However, the house is the legal property of former drug addict Kathy. After losing the house in an ...
Style: psychological, bleak, tense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: depression, eviction, immigrants, life is a bitch, loss of son, tragic event, human nature, down on your luck, tragedy, compassion, muslim, american dream ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa, iran
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Higher Learning (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Malik (Omar Epps) is an African-American student attending on a track scholarship; academics are not his strong suit, and he goes in thinking that his athletic abilities will earn him a free ride through college. Fudge (Ice Cube), a ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, emotional, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: racism, resentment, college, violence, rejection, justice, politics, injustice, society, self discovery, student life, university ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, new jersey
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Gettin' Square (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Gettin' Square is about starting over, keeping clean and going straight. Barry Wirth is fresh out of prison and determined to stay on the straight and narrow. But like his mate Johnny 'Spit' Spiteri and reformed gangster turned ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: heist, going straight, starting over, criminal heroes, friendship, crimes, nothing goes right, buddies, crime gone awry, hopes, prisoner, warden ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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First Blood (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When former Green Beret John Rambo is harassed by local law enforcement and arrested for vagrancy, the Vietnam vet snaps, runs for the hills and rat-a-tat-tats his way into the action-movie hall of fame. Hounded by a relentless sheriff, Rambo ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, soldier, manhunt, lone wolves, tough heroes, danger, gunfight, police brutality, humiliation, ex military, loner, small town ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: vietnam, usa, arizona
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Fear of a Black Hat (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Chronicling the controversial career of bad boys N.W.H. (Niggaz With Hats), this uproarious 'mockumentary' lampoons all of hardcore rap's hot-button issues. This underground laugh riot recounts the rise, fall and resurrection of a ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: hip hop, satire, parody, rivalry, mexican standoff, music, musician, cons and scams, performer's life, manipulation, social differences, manipulations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, south central los angeles, new jersey
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Desperate Living (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A rich housewife enlists her maid's help to murder her husband; they go on the lam and end up in Mortville, a homeless community built into a garbage dump.
Style: surreal, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: lesbian, repression, gender bending, mental illness, nudism, cannibalism, castration, suburbs, satire, pubic hair, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, texas
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Two Men in Town (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A former bank robber is released after 10 years in prison. He gets help from a social-worker, but gets harassed by an old cop from his past.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, bleak, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: social worker, death sentence, pursuit, guillotine, police, haunted by the past, neo noir, friendship, crimes, rivalry, going straight, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Crash (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.
Style: touching, sincere, disturbing, bleak, tense ...
Plot: racism, police corruption, interracial relations, prejudice, immigrants, introspection, social decay, bigotry, lifestyle, multiple storylines, redemption, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, mexico, santa monica california ...
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Ajami (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Israel, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Ajami is an area of Tel Aviv in Israel where Arabs, Palestinians, Jews and Christians live together in a tense atmosphere. Omar, an Israeli Arab, struggles to save his family from a gang of extortionists. He also courts a beautiful Christian girl: ...
Style: sincere, rough, emotional, serious, bleak ...
Plot: forbidden love, police brutality, family feud, family problems, life turned upside down, realism, family in danger, missing person, vengeance, rivalry, society, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, tel aviv israel, middle east, palestinian authority, palestine
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This Revolution (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jake Cassevetes is a world renowned shooter just back from being embedded during the U.S. invasion of Iraq. As a well-paid stringer for the networks, Jake does not buy into the currently vogue, left-wing conspiracy theory of a corporate-controlled ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, clever, cynical ...
Plot: conspiracy, politics, idealism, rebellion, life is a bitch, dishonesty, society, fighting the system, revolution, injustice, rebelliousness, political unrest ...
Time: contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: iraq, new york, usa, middle east, manhattan new york city
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