Police officer movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant police officer movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspenseful, suspense, serious, rough and tense films and TV shows about / with police officer, police, crimes, murder, violence, death, law enforcement, corruption, gun and police investigation plots mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as police officer: The Rookie (2018), Shaft (2000), Cold Case (2003), Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Die Hard (1988), Hot Fuzz (2007), End of Watch (2012), Third Watch (1999), The Mule (2018), Rookie Blue (2010).

List of police officer movies

The Rookie (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Starting over isn’t easy, especially for small-town guy John Nolan who, after a life-altering incident, is pursuing his dream of being an LAPD officer. As the force’s oldest rookie, he’s met with skepticism from some higher-ups who see him as ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, serious, inspirational
Plot: police officer, lapd, crime investigation, criminality, life risking, characters in danger, daring rescue, investigation, terrorism, race against time, forced into action, police station ...
Place: los angeles
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Shaft (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: New York police detective John Shaft arrests Walter Wade Jr. for a racially motivated slaying. But the only eyewitness disappears, and Wade jumps bail for Switzerland. Two years later Wade returns to face trial, confident his money and influence ...
Style: stylized, suspense, intense, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, murder, gunfight, corruption, police investigation, crimes, police corruption, drug lord, tough law enforcer, violence, racism, police brutality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, switzerland, california
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Cold Case (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The Philadelphia homicide squad's lone female detective finds her calling when she is assigned cases that have never been solved. Detective Lilly Rush combines her natural instincts with the updated technology available today to bring about ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: female detective, police detective, policewoman, police officer, who done it, murder investigation, uncover truth, mentor, police, victim, homicide detective, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 50s, 80s, 90s ...
Place: philadelphia, usa
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Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: New York detective John McClane is back and kicking bad-guy butt in the third installment of this action-packed series, which finds him teaming with civilian Zeus Carver to prevent the loss of innocent lives. McClane thought he'd seen it all, ...
Style: suspense, entertaining, suspenseful, buddy movie, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, heist, gunfight, bomb, twists and turns, terrorism, lone hero, police, race against time, car chase, revenge, puzzle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, california, usa, manhattan new york city, quebec ...
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Die Hard (1988)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: NYPD cop, John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking ...
Style: intense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, gunfight, heist, terrorist, tough guy, christmas, one man army, police officer, terrorism, police, robbery, machismo ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Hot Fuzz (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Top London cop, PC Nicholas Angel is good. Too good. To stop the rest of his team from looking bad, he is reassigned to the quiet town of Sandford, paired with simple country cop, and everything seems quiet until two actors are found decapitated. ...
Style: parody, humorous, funny, ridiculous, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, murder, police officer, chase, conspiracy, partner, buddy cop, small town, fish out of water, workaholic, twists and turns, violent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
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End of Watch (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel during a routine traffic stop.
Style: emotional, tense, suspense, realistic, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: latinos, gang member, street gang, police, police officer, gang war, gangsters, friendship, brutality, urban ghetto, gang, found footage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 70s, year 2011
Place: los angeles, california, south central los angeles, usa
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Third Watch (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The exploits of a group of men and women who serve the City of New York as police officers, firemen, and paramedics, all working the same fictional 55th precinct during the 3pm to 11pm shift - the 'Third Watch'.
Style: serious, realistic, medical drama
Plot: police officer, firefighter, paramedic, medical, rescue, nypd, police, police corruption, fighting crime, gang, crimes, medicine ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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The Mule (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Earl Stone, a man in his 80s who is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he’s just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. ...
Style: road movie, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, police officer, old man, dea, drugs, driver, police, drug traffic, ex husband ex wife relationship, family relations, male protagonist, deception ...
Time: 2000s, year 2017, 2010s, year 2005, year 1958
Place: mexico, el paso texas, texas, new mexico, chicago illinois ...
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Rookie Blue (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Ambitious young cops try to prove themselves in their high-stakes careers, in which the smallest mistake can have deadly consequences. At the core of the close-knit group is perfectionist Andy McNally, whose father was a homicide detective before he ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: rookie, policewoman, workplace romance, workplace situations, police officer, police, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, honest law enforcer, peril, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
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Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The tale of an outlaw who escapes from prison and sets out across the Texas hills to reunite with his wife and the daughter he has never met.
Style: tense, melancholic, bleak, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: police officer, crimes, family relations, fugitives, prison, criminal, love triangle, chase, criminal heroes, escapades, romance, on the road ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
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Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: John McClane is back and badder than ever, and this time he's working for Homeland Security. He calls on the services of a young hacker in his bid to stop a ring of Internet terrorists intent on taking control of America's computer ...
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hacker, terrorism, gunfight, lone hero, tough cop, car chase, police officer, fbi, computer hacker, chaos, hacking, one man army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, maryland, los angeles, baltimore ...
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Fargo (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: A close-knit anthology series dealing with stories involving malice, violence and murder based in and around Minnesota.
Style: atmospheric, neo noir, captivating, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, dark humor, policewoman, law enforcement, small town, police investigation, killings, psychopath, police officer, small town life, scheme, snow ...
Time: 21st century, year 1979, future, contemporary, year 2006 ...
Place: minnesota, usa, north dakota
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Unlawful Entry (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After a break-in at their house, a couple gets help from one of the cops that answered their call. He helps them install the security system, and begins dropping by on short notice and unofficial patrol, and spends a lot of time discussing the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, police officer, home invasion, police, murder, suburbs, police investigation, hostage, corruption, violence, stalker ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, usa
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Dabangg (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: India
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A troubled relationship with his younger half-brother and stepfather compels Chulbul Pandey to become a corrupt but fearless cop whose life changes when he locks horns with a corrupt political leader.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, fight, police corruption, fighting crime, tough heroes, fall in love, corrupt officer, love affair, family relations, favoritism among siblings, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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Regression (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Canada, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Minnesota, 1990. Detective Bruce Kenner investigates the case of young Angela, who accuses her father, John Gray, of an unspeakable crime. When John unexpectedly and without recollection admits guilt, renowned psychologist Dr. Raines is brought in ...
Style: psychological, suspense, scary, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychiatrist, sexual abuse, police officer, investigation, hospital, paranoia, crimes, false accusation, memory loss, twists and turns, child abuse, nightmare ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1990, 90s
Place: usa, minnesota
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A Good Man (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Who and What is “A Good Man”? This is the central question in this original drama series from Konstantin Bogomolov, agent provocateur of Russian cinema. Based on a true story, inspired by the capture of Russia’s most prolific and brutal serial ...
Style: enigmatic, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: small town, serial killer, female detective, crimes, police officer, maniac, brutality, murder, death, deception, investigation, police ...
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Bones (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Temperance Brennan and her colleagues at the Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal Lab assist Special Agent Seeley Booth with murder investigations when the remains are so badly decomposed, burned or destroyed that the standard identification ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, intellectual, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: partners against crime, investigation, forensics, fbi, partners, expert, teamwork, crime investigation, scientist, killings, police investigation, talented ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Spiral: From the Book of Saw (2021)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Working in the shadow of an esteemed police veteran, brash Detective Ezekiel “Zeke” Banks and his rookie partner take charge of a grisly investigation into murders that are eerily reminiscent of the city’s gruesome past. Unwittingly entrapped ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, characters killed one by one, murder, police officer, violence, mind game, trap, twists and turns, serial killer, master criminal, investigation, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2020s
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Mike & Molly (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy about a working class Chicago couple who find love at an Overeaters Anonymous meeting.
Style: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: police officer, sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, overweight, love and romance, goodhearted, living with parents, dating, female teacher, mother son relationship, overweight man, best friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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Lethal Weapon (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Veteran buttoned-down LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh is partnered with unhinged cop Martin Riggs, who -- distraught after his wife's death -- has a death wish and takes unnecessary risks with criminals at every turn. The odd couple embark on ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, suspense, buddy movie, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: police, chase, reluctant partners, gunfight, crimes, adventure, police officer, female nudity, police investigation, family, car chase, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills, vietnam
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Sonic the Hedgehog (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sonic and the gang must team up to fight Dr. Eggman.
Style: exciting, feel good, light, captivating, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night
Plot: hedgehog, chase, superhero, friendship, on the run, military, friend, super speed, road trip, bar fight, police officer, portal ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s, 2010s
Place: san francisco, california, france, usa, america ...
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Zootopia (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.
Style: feel good, witty, allegory, funny, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, teens, pre-teens
Plot: animals, disney, rabbit, stereotypes, adventure, talking animals, anthropomorphism, police, anthropomorphic animal, conspiracy, happy ending, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, year 2016
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Guilty of Romance (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A detective probes the brutal murder of a woman in a red light district while a housewife hides her double life as a prostitute from her husband.
Style: erotic, disturbing, sexy, rough, stylized ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, sex, erotica, strong sexual content, police officer, murder investigation, porn, adultery, japanese girl, submissive woman, police investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Superbad (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: High school best buddies are facing separation anxiety as they prepare to go off to college. While attempting to score alcohol for a party with help from a fake ID-toting friend, the guys' evening takes a turn into chaotic territory.
Style: teen sex comedy, funny, sex comedy, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: high school, teenager, coming of age, nerd, adolescence, party, youth, dumb, teenage life, loss of virginity, pig, looking for sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, hawaii
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The Void (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the middle of a routine patrol, officer Daniel Carter happens upon a blood-soaked figure limping down a deserted stretch of road. He rushes the young man to a nearby rural hospital staffed by a skeleton crew, only to discover that patients and ...
Style: dark, macabre, suspense, stylized, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: body horror, hospital, monster, insanity, another dimension, human experiment, mutation, murder, cult, small town, isolation, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
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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, suspense, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, police investigation, police detective, genetics, demon, twists and turns, crimes, police officer, mystery, ritual ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france, alps
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Police Story 2 (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Hong Kong super-cop must stop a group of blackmailing bombers at the same time that the villains of the first Police Story are out for revenge.
Style: humorous, stylized, intense, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, police officer, police investigation, investigation, violence, gang, police station, police detective, partners against crime, criminal's revenge, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, china, tokyo, asia, california ...
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Rain Fall (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A hit man looks to protect the daughter of one of his victims against CIA assassins.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, hitman, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, tough heroes, chase, police, conspiracy, deception, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, new york, asia, usa, tokyo
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The Responder (2022)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: Under pressure, fraying at the edges. In relentless night-time Liverpool, copper Chris is paired with a rookie. Will they save or destroy each other?
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, captivating
Plot: police officer, crimes, forensics, police corruption, depression, patrol, fighting crime, identity crisis, crisis, police station, midlife crisis, investigation ...
Time: future
Place: liverpool
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