Female police detective movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant female police detective movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing and serious films and TV shows about / with female police detective, crimes, police investigation, investigation, murder investigation, police detective, police, crime investigation, female detective and crime solving plots mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres shot in UK, USA, Germany and other countries.
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female police detective movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as female police detective: McDonald & Dodds (2020), Miss Scarlet and the Duke (2020), Rosewood (2015), Line of Duty (2012), Murder City (2004), Jesse (2011), Forever (2014), Karen Sisco (2003), Pitbull: Tough Women (2016), NCIS: Hawaii (2021).

List of female police detective movies

McDonald & Dodds (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Two detectives, DCI McDonald and DS Dodds, who seemingly have nothing in common, are thrown together and forge a rumbustious friendship and entertaining partnership in this two-part British detective drama miniseries set in modern-day Bath.
Style: tense, disturbing, intellectual, unusual plot structure, suspenseful ...
Plot: female police detective, police, odd couple, detective sergeant, police detective, partners against crime, friendship, partners, who done it, mystery, buddy cop, murder mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
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Miss Scarlet and the Duke (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When Eliza Scarlet’s father dies, he leaves her penniless, but she resolves to continue his detective agency. To operate in a male-dominated world, though, she needs a partner... step forward a detective known as the Duke. Eliza and The Duke ...
Style: colourful, entertaining, captivating, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, family outing
Plot: female detective, victorian england, private detective, crime investigation, female police detective, forensics, detective agency, investigation, crimes, adventure, policewoman, romance ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: london
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 6.6
 8K
Rosewood (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Beaumont Rosewood, Jr. is a brilliant private pathologist who uses wildly sophisticated technology and his drive to live life to the fullest to help a tough-as-nails detective and the Miami PD uncover clues no one else can see.
Style: captivating, tense, twists and turns, serious, philosophical
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female detective, pathologist, police detective, murder investigation, laboratory, analysis, heart condition, crimes, female police detective, family relations, partners, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: miami, usa
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 8.7
 56K
Line of Duty (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Steve Arnott is a young officer who’s fallen foul of his superiors for refusing to help in the cover-up of an operation that ended in the shooting of an innocent father. He seems ideal to join AC-12, an anti-corruption police unit, just as it ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious
Plot: police corruption, police detective, honest law enforcer, dirty cop, police investigation, interrogation, female police detective, policewoman, evidence, secret, law enforcement, right and wrong ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, britain, united kingdom
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 7.0
 562
Murder City (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: British police drama that revolves around two mismatched detectives who scour London solving complex cases.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: female police detective, murder, police detective, unlikely partners, investigation, mystery, riddles and clues, crimes, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, partner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, united kingdom
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 3.6
 149
Jesse (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Nassau County, New York Police detective Jesse turns vigilante as she investigates her brother's murder and enters into a world of crime, corruption, and shocking deception.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, tense
Plot: female police detective, nypd, female vigilante, police officer, murder investigation, police detective, drug deal, who done it, murder mystery, police investigation, violence, partners ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.3
 57K
Forever (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Doctor Henry Morgan, New York City’s star medical examiner, has a secret. He doesn't just study the dead to solve criminal cases, he does it to solve the mystery that has eluded him for 200 years—the answer to his own inexplicable ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: immortality, law enforcement, supernatural, investigation, female detective, immortal, supernatural ability, friendship, murder investigation, laboratory, morgue, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: new york, usa
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 7.1
 849
Karen Sisco (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As a U.S. Deputy Marshal, based on Miami, Florida's Gold Coast, Karen must deal with the underbelly of South Beach nightlife and Palm Beach high life while tracking down fugitives. She also struggles to win the respect of her fellow officers. ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, female police detective, workplace, crimes, boss and employee, parents and children, superior officer, track down, u.s. marshal, policewoman, fighting crime, female detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa
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Pitbull: Tough Women (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Two new female police officers struggle to survive a force filled with corrupt superiors and the brutal world of the criminal mafia.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, psychological, captivating, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: female police detective, policewoman, police, couple relations, police officer, police corruption, partners against crime, police station, corrupt cop, fighting crime, political corruption, coworker ...
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 6.2
 4K
NCIS: Hawaii (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Jane Tennant, the first female Special Agent in Charge of NCIS Pearl Harbor, and her unwavering team of specialists balance duty to family and country while investigating high-stakes crimes involving military personnel, national security and the ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: female police detective, military, crime investigation, fighting crime, partners against crime, police investigation, police partner, investigation, policewoman, police officer, military officer, forensics ...
Place: hawaii
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 5.5
 4K
Grudge (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ahead of a promotion, a police chief becomes entangled in a deadly incident and uncovers an intrigue fueled by grudge that threatens his colleagues.
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, confusing ...
Plot: female police detective, criminal, murderer, police officer, secret, murder, killings, mystery, murder investigation, homicide detective, investigation, murder mystery ...
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 6.8
 2K
The Level (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A police detective finds herself at the centre of the most dangerous case of her life when she is seconded on to the investigation into the murder of a drugs trafficker. What nobody around her knows is that she is the missing witness that the police ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: female police detective, murder investigation, investigation, forensics, secret revealed, homicide detective, crime investigation, fighting crime, female detective, criminal, sleuth, cold case ...
Place: britain
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Vanished by the Lake (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Homicide Detective Lise returns to her hometown for the first time since a local tragedy shattered her teens. Tragedy strikes again when a teenage girl vanishes under circumstances that mirror the disappearance of Lise's two best friends, Ana ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: female police detective, investigation, confronting the past, mysterious disappearance, crime solving, secret, small town, forensics, riddles and clues, mystery, homicide detective, disappearance ...
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 6.8
 4K
Coroner (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Jenny Cooper investigates unexplained or sudden deaths in the city of Toronto. Fierce and quick-witted, Jenny is a newly-widowed single mother with secrets of her own to unearth.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: coroner, murder investigation, crimes, medical examiner, female police detective, investigation, death, crime investigation, police detective, murder, female protagonist, killings ...
Time: 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
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 7.5
 896
Galileo (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Galileo is a Japanese television drama based on Detective Galileo, a novel by mystery writer Keigo Higashino. It narrates the events and cases encountered by Kaoru Utsumi, a rookie detective, and Manabu Yukawa, a university associate professor, ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: female police detective, police, crime solving, police officer, physicist, secret revealed, investigation, fighting crime, murder mystery, police investigation, unsolved crime, teamwork ...
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Stockholm Requiem (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A series of violent murders paralyze Stockholm. Private investigator Fredrika Bergman and her colleagues seek out to solve these crimes, but soon their existence is put under threat.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: female police detective, homicide detective, female protagonist, police, crime investigation, forensics, partners against crime, fighting crime, investigation, crimes, crime solving, murder investigation ...
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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 6.8
 1K
King (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: King is a Canadian police drama which premiered April 17, 2011 on Showcase. The series stars Amy Price-Francis as Jessica King, a veteran police officer who gets promoted to head of the Major Crimes Task Force in Toronto after her predecessor has a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: policewoman, police detective, female detective, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, female police detective, task force, who done it, fighting crime, honest law enforcer, leadership ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 6.6
 8K
Instinct (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Dylan Reinhart, a gifted author, university professor and former CIA operative is lured back to his old life by tenacious top NYPD Detective Lizzie Needham. Though Dylan and Lizzie initially clash, when it comes to catching killers, they make an ...
Style: suspenseful, intellectual, captivating, twists and turns, surprise ending
Plot: murder investigation, college professor, police investigation, male female partnership, female police detective, serial killer, secret identity, gay lead character, nypd, puzzle, ex cia agent, murder victim ...
Place: new york
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 7.4
 19K
Vigil (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The mysterious disappearance of a Scottish fishing trawler and a death on-board the submarine HMS Vigil bring the police into conflict with the Navy and British security services. DCI Amy Silva and DS Kirsten Longacre lead an investigation on land ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: submarine, intelligence agency, female police detective, investigation, murder investigation, murder, policewoman, conspiracy, mystery, murder mystery, nuclear threat, police investigation ...
Time: 2020s
Place: scotland
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The Mysteries of Laura (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Laura Diamond, a brilliant NYPD homicide detective balances her “Columbo” day job with a crazy family life that includes two unruly twin boys and a soon-to-be ex-husband — also a cop — who just can't seem to sign the divorce papers. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: female detective, homicide detective, police investigation, mischievous children, police station, ex husband, family relations, crimes, partners, single parent, female protagonist, disorder ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 6.3
 1K
Missing (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Police inspector Maja Silver returns to her hometown in the Swedish Bible Belt as a terrible discovery paralyzes the small community.
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: missing girl, police investigation, female police detective, religion, youth, pastor, preacher, mother daughter relationship, police, small town, countryside, homecoming ...
Place: eastern europe
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 8.1
 97
Mrs. Cop (2015)
Genre: Crime
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: After long and grueling hours immersed in brutal crime investigations, lead detective Choi Young Jin must face the particular horrors of singlehandedly raising her daughter Ha Eun. Any way you look at it, Young Jin's got her work cut out for ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: female police detective, homicide detective, policewoman, investigation, forensics, uncover truth, fighting crime, murder investigation, female detective, police investigation, crime solving, police detective ...
Place: korea
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Shakespeare & Hathaway - Private Investigators (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Frank Hathaway, a hardboiled private investigator, and his rookie sidekick Lu Shakespeare form the unlikeliest of partnerships as they investigate the secrets of rural Warwickshire's residents.
Style: feel good, witty, captivating, ironic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: private investigator, investigation, partners, female detective, eccentricity, adventure, mystery, unconventional method, murder mystery, female police detective, british police, crime investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: britain
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 6.3
 1K
Thin Ice (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Iceland, France
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The series takes place in Greenland and revolves around a climate meeting for the Arctic Council, which is in the process of agreeing on a new and historic climate agreement that prohibits all environmentally harmful oil drilling in the area. Lena ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, captivating
Plot: police detective, police investigation, climate change, kidnapping, disappearance, oil company, parent child relationship, politician, hostage, arctic, oil, police ...
Time: 2010s
Place: greenland, russia, sweden, eastern europe
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 7.5
 275
Policewoman (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Die Polizistin is a documentary by Andreas Dresen about the life of a young police woman who is faced with the difficulties between her responsibilities at work and her personal responsibilities.
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: police, police station, police officer, police academy, policewoman, tragic romance, female detective, female police detective, officer, fighting crime, crimes, female protagonist ...
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 54
The Duo (2002)
Genre: Crime
Country: Germany
TV show
Story: Das Duo is a German television series.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: forensics, investigation, police investigation, partners against crime, female detective, female police detective, female protagonist, criminal, uncover truth, strong female lead, crimes, sleuth ...
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 7.3
 265
Fast Forward (2009)
Genre: Crime
Country: Austria
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Schnell ermittelt is an Austrian television series.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: police, murder investigation, murder, homicide detective, female police detective, partners against crime, investigation, female detective, crime investigation, sleuth, police detective, uncover truth ...
Place: vienna, austria
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 8.3
 21K
Unforgotten (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: 'Unforgotten' follows modern police team DCI Cassie Stuart and DI Sunny Khan, who gradually unravel long-forgotten secrets which have a dramatic impact on their investigation and the four potential suspects. The slow revelation of the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, clever ...
Plot: murder, cold case, murder investigation, police investigation, murder mystery, uncover truth, who done it, haunted by the past, investigation, crimes, life turned upside down, sleuth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 70s
Place: england, london
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 5.8
 1K
Duelist (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Detective Nam-soon goes undercover with her partner Detective Ahn to investigate the counterfeit money. She discovers that one loyal henchman, Sad Eyes, a beautiful swordsman with a pale, blank face, is related to the truth. Nam-soon and Sad Eyes ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspense, captivating
Plot: joseon dynasty, martial arts, conspiracy, investigation, evil plot, female detective, fighting crime, fall in love, ancient korea, political conspiracy, secret revealed, forbidden love ...
Place: korea
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KDD - Kriminaldauerdienst (2007)
Genre: Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: KDD - Crime duration service is a German crime series, which was broadcast from 2007 to 2010.
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing, suspense
Plot: police station, police procedural, police, big city life, crime investigation, tough cop, police investigation, investigation, partners against crime, workplace situations, forensics, police detective ...
Place: berlin germany
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