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 suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, realistic and twists and turns films and TV shows about / with female police detective, crimes, police, murder, police detective, police investigation, investigation, policewoman, danger and murder investigation plots mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, Iceland and other countries.
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female police detective movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as female police detective: Instinct (2018), Line of Duty (2012), Missing (2017), Murder City (2004), Miss Scarlet and the Duke (2020), Unforgotten (2015), Rosewood (2015), Constantine (2005), Policewomen (1974), Haunted (2002).

List of female police detective movies

 6.6
 6K
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: intellectual, suspenseful, captivating, twists and turns, surprise ending
Plot: murder investigation, college professor, female police detective, police investigation, nypd, serial killer, secret identity, gay protagonist, male female partnership, ex cia agent, puzzle, twists & turns ...
Place: new york
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 8.7
 33K
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, serious, twists and turns
Plot: police corruption, police detective, police investigation, honest law enforcer, female police detective, law enforcer, policewoman, corrupt law enforcer, dishonesty, secret, evidence, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, britain
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 6.2
 903
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, female police detective, police investigation, youth, police, pastor, mother daughter relationship, religion, preacher, small town, countryside, homecoming ...
Place: eastern europe
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 7.0
 391
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: murder, mystery, investigation, unlikely partners, police detective, riddles and clues, law enforcement, partners against crime, partners, crimes, deadly, partner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london
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Miss Scarlet and the Duke (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
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: entertaining, humorous, captivating, colourful, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing, girls' night
Plot: female detective, private detective, forensics, crime investigation, victorian age, detective agency, investigation, female police detective, adventure, crimes, policewoman, british humour ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century, victorian era
Place: london
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 8.2
 12K
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: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, clever
Plot: murder, police investigation, cold case, who done it, uncover truth, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, crimes, murder mystery, father daughter relationship, missing person, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 70s
Place: england, london
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 6.7
 7K
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, philosophical, serious, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female detective, pathologist, laboratory, murder investigation, police detective, analysis, crimes, heart condition, partners, family relations, twists & turns, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: miami, usa
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 7.0
 306K
Constantine (2005)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: John Constantine has literally been to Hell and back. When he teams up with a policewoman to solve the mysterious suicide of her twin sister, their investigation takes them through the world of demons and angels that exists beneath the landscape of ...
Style: mind bending, stylized, suspense, gothic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, demon, angel, supernatural ability, demons, devil, lucifer, hell, exorcism, god or devil, psychic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico
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 5.6
 373
Policewomen (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A lady cop infiltrates an all-female criminal gang.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, girl gang, exploitation, interrogation, prison life, heist, escape, rivalry, crimes, prison, working undercover, police corruption ...
Time: 70s
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 7.4
 567
Haunted (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Haunted is an American television program first aired in September 2002 on UPN. The program, which was filmed in Vancouver, was canceled in November 2002 due to low ratings. As a result, only seven of the completed episodes were aired. However, all ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, enigmatic
Plot: private detective, ghost, uncover truth, mystery, supernatural ability, supernatural, investigation, afterlife, psychic power, ex law enforcer, supernatural power, seeing dead people ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.1
 790
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, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, suspense
Plot: police detective, police investigation, kidnapping, disappearance, global warming, oil company, politician, parent child relationship, hostage, climate change, oil, arctic ...
Time: 2010s
Place: russia, greenland, eastern europe
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Sorority House Massacre II (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Five college women buy the old Hokstedter place for their new sorority house. They got it cheap because of the bloody incidents from five years before. They decide to stay in it for the night so they can meet the movers in the morning, but begin to ...
Style: erotic, suspenseful, serious, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, woman in danger, sorority, seance, supernatural, gory, ouija, psychopath, danger, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
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 4.3
 759
Dead Sexy (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A female detective gets involved with a murder suspect in a series of serial killings.
Style: erotic, rough, suspenseful, sexy, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, woman in danger, femme fatale, murder, prostitute, police investigation, dangerous attraction, mystery, deadly, sexual relations, dishonesty, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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The Valhalla Murders (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Iceland
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: An Oslo detective with a painful past returns to his native Iceland to help a dedicated cop hunt a serial killer with a link to a mysterious photo.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, disturbing, captivating, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, child abuse, police investigation, murder, investigation, police, police corruption, partners against crime, law enforcement, danger, murder investigation, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
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Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After splitting with the Joker, Harley Quinn joins superheroes Black Canary, Huntress and Renee Montoya to save a young girl from an evil crime lord.
Style: exciting, psychotronic, humorous, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: female warrior, superhero team, tough girl, female protagonist, female assassin, superheroine, superhero, super villain, gang, supernatural power, violence, stylized violence ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: new jersey
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 4.4
 3K
Mary (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A struggling family buys an old ship at auction with high hopes of starting a charter business, only to discover her horrifying secrets on the isolated open waters.
Style: enigmatic, atmospheric, dark
Plot: evil spirit, danger, obsession, family, legend, mysterious past, sisters, investigation, curse, business, fear, yacht ...
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L.A.'s Finest (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Syd Burnett has left her complicated past behind to become an LAPD detective. Paired with a new partner, Nancy McKenna, a working mom with an equally complex past, Syd is pushed to examine whether her unapologetic lifestyle might be masking a ...
Style: suspense, entertaining, feel good, humorous, light
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: police investigation, female police officer, partners against crime, sex, policewoman, betrayal, violence, police, fighting crime, danger, friendship, dishonesty ...
Place: los angeles
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 6.4
 2K
The Oath (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Iceland, UK, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When his daughter's criminal boyfriend becomes an increasing threat to the family, a father must take action to protect them.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, exciting
Plot: investigation, father daughter relationship, drug addict, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship, police detective, family in danger, young woman, father daughter conflict, blackmail, murder suspect, murder ...
Time: 2010s
Place: iceland
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 5.6
 2K
Witchblade (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: NYPD Detective Sara Pezzini's main goal in life was to bring down Tommy Gallo, the hitman who killed her father, her best friend, and eventually her partner. While chasing down one of Gallo's thugs, she acquires the Witchblade, an ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting, tv series pilot
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: destiny, adventure, superhero, fighting crime, self discovery, imaginary, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, police detective, vengeance, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Candyman moves on to New Orleans and starts his horrific murders once more. This time, his intended victim is a school teacher. Her father was killed by the Candyman, and brother wrongly accused of the murders.
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, urban legend, supernatural, murder, woman in danger, ghost, serial killer, hook, gory, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, usa, southern usa
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 7.3
 3K
Hidden (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: DI Cadi John and DC Owen Vaughan try to solve a case involving Mali Pryce, a young woman whose body was discovered in a stream in the woods.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, enigmatic, macabre, captivating ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, police, father daughter relationship, manipulations, investigation, mysterious death, agent, murder mystery, family secret, small town, crimes ...
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Witchcraft IX: Bitter Flesh (1997)
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: twists and turns
Plot: moaning woman, serial killer, poker, rookie, possessed human, sex with prostitute, sex on floor, woman in underwear, redhead, masked killer, cunnilingus, passionate sex ...
Time: year 1996
Place: los angeles
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 7.4
 2K
Innocent (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After seven years in a high security prison, David Collins' conviction for the murder of his wife, Tara, is overturned due to a technicality, or as his lawyer puts it, an appalling miscarriage of justice. Able to start his life again and begin ...
Style: intense, realistic, suspense, serious
Plot: death of wife, murder, mystery, wrongful conviction, ex convict, prison, police, freedom, father son relationship, release from prison, investigation, courtroom ...
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 6.7
 2K
Bancroft (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A dark and compelling thriller centering on Detective Superintendent Elizabeth Bancroft, a female detective with an explosive secret.
Style: captivating, psychological, exciting, twists and turns
Plot: police detective, female protagonist, murder, investigation, mind game, prodigy, scheme, danger, unconventional method, riddles and clues, teamwork, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: northern england
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Badge of Honor (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two Narcotics Detectives find themselves in an intense investigation lead by a determined Internal Affairs Detective after a child is wrongfully shot dead in a violent drug bust.
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, captivating
Plot: drug dealer, policewoman, strong female character, internal affairs, female police officer, murder, corrupt cop, self defense, attempted rape, uncover truth, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.5
 17K
Stalker (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A pair of detectives investigate stalkers in Los Angeles. Strong and focused, Lt. Beth Davis is an expert in the field of repeated harassment, driven by personal experience of being a victim. She heads the LAPD's Threat Assessment Unit, which ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: stalking, lapd, police investigation, crimes, danger, obsession, psychopath, deadly, stalker, crime investigation, police detective, nickname ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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Person of Interest (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese, who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, artificial intelligence, hacker, partners against crime, hi-tech, computer system, computer genius, mysterious character, fighting crime, crimes, privacy invasion, unconventional method ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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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, crimes, single parent, ex husband, partners, family relations, parents and children, disorder ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Texas Killing Fields (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the Texas bayous, a local homicide detective teams up with a cop from New York City to investigate a series of unsolved murders.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, partners, life is a bitch, partners against crime, crime, uncover truth, missing person, street kid, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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 8.2
 224K
Lucifer (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell, Lucifer Morningstar abandoned his throne and retired to Los Angeles, where he has teamed up with LAPD detective Chloe Decker to take down criminals. But the longer he's away from the underworld, the ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, romantic, colourful, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: devil, supernatural, immortality, lucifer, fallen angel, hell, demon, female detective, police detective, supernatural power, murder investigation, immortal ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
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