Retired cop movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant retired cop movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, realistic, suspense, serious, tense and psychological films and TV shows about / with retired cop, murder, crimes, police officer, police, flashback, investigation, danger, brutality and father son relationship plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as retired cop: Almost Paradise (2020), Baptiste (2019), Force of Nature (2020), Vampire (1979), The Silence (2010), Better Call Saul (2015), Hangman (2017), American Fable (2016), Sometimes They Come Back (1991), Everybody Knows (2018).

List of retired cop movies

Almost Paradise (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A former DEA agent forced into early retirement runs a gift shop in in the Philippines. Despite his best efforts to begin a tranquil new life, he’s pulled back into a world of dangerous people and deadly situations, either through his friends in ...
Style: visually appealing, disturbing, suspense
Plot: retired cop, police protagonist, private investigator, police, betrayal by friend, buddy, good versus evil, assassination attempt, reluctant hero, police investigation, gunslinger, haunted by the past ...
Place: the philippines
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 7.2
 4K
Baptiste (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Julien Baptiste delves into the criminal underworld of the red light district and uncovers a complex web of deceit and lies.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: human trafficking, criminal underworld, private detective, murder, missing person, hitman, psychological drama, stolen money, gangsters, uncle, niece, missing girl ...
Time: 21st century
Place: amsterdam, england
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Force of Nature (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A gang of thieves plan a heist during a hurricane and encounter trouble when a disgraced cop tries to force everyone in the building to evacuate.
Style: disturbing, tense, exciting, visually appealing, captivating ...
Plot: natural disaster, art theft, storm, robbery, police investigation, hurricane, heroic, hunt down, fight scenes, unlikely friendships, police raid, good versus evil ...
Place: puerto rico
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 6.5
 350
Vampire (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An architect builds a new church in San Francisco that ultimately displeases the local vampire community so its leader, Anton Voytek, kills the man's girlfriend to show his displeasure. The architect then teams with a local cop to get even.
Style: gothic, psychotronic
Plot: occult, vampire, police, supernatural, murder, supernatural power, disco, cemetery, retired cop, wooden stake, private detective, holy water
Place: san francisco
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 7.0
 7K
The Silence (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 13-year-old Sinikka vanishes on a hot summer night. Her bicycle is found in the exact place where a girl was killed 23 years ago. The dramatic present forces those involved in the original case to face their past.
Style: serious, bleak, psychological, emotional, disturbing ...
Plot: missing child, rape, child killer, pedophile, police investigation, uncover truth, danger, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, child molester, loss of daughter, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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Better Call Saul (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Six years before Saul Goodman meets Walter White. We meet him when the man who will become Saul Goodman is known as Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, and, more immediately, hustling to make ends meet. Working alongside, ...
Style: dark humor, realistic, captivating, stylized, witty ...
Plot: lawyer, hotshot lawyer, dishonesty, moral dilemma, workplace situations, family relations, private investigator, crimes, legal, brother brother relationship, cons and scams, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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 5.2
 15K
Hangman (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A homicide detective teams up with a criminal profiler to catch a serial killer whose crimes are inspired by the children's game, Hangman.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, captivating, twist ending
Plot: homicide detective, forensics, serial killer, police investigation, psycho killer, police protagonist, police captain, police partner, police detective, clue, retirement, murder ...
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American Fable (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When 11-year-old Gitty discovers that her father, Abe, a good and beloved farmer, is holding a wealthy man hostage in their abandoned silo in order to save their suffering farm, she befriends the captive in secret. As the truth unfolds about who he ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, disturbing, enigmatic ...
Plot: farmer, hostage, moral dilemma, psychopath, dark secret, little girl, female protagonist, child in peril, loner, ransom, threat, child's point of view ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
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Sometimes They Come Back (1991)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on a short story by Stephen King, a man and his family return to his home town, but he is then harassed by teenagers that died when he was a kid.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: high school, ghost, stephen king, family in danger, haunted by the past, murder, supernatural, train, bully, tunnel, school, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
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Everybody Knows (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, Italy, Argentina, Germany
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Laura, a Spanish woman living in Buenos Aires, returns to her hometown outside Madrid with her Argentinian husband and children. However, the trip is upset by unexpected events that bring secrets into the open.
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, realistic, compassionate, suspense
Plot: ransom demand, wedding, secret, ex-lover, investigation, search, family secret, lie, deception, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship ...
Place: spain, madrid
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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Batman has stopped the reign of terror that The Mutants had cast upon his city. Now an old foe wants a reunion and the government wants The Man of Steel to put a stop to Batman.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret identity, distopia, superhero, police officer, batman, fighting crime, heroes, good versus evil, imaginary, crimes, billionaire, protector ...
Time: 21st century, future, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., soviet union
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Smile Jenny, You're Dead (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harry Orwell has been retired from the force ever since he caught a bullet that lodged inoperably in his back. But that doesn’t mean the man called Harry O is out of the action. Moonlighting as a private sleuth, fighting off daily back pain and ...
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: psychopath, murder, obsessed fan, private investigator, stalker, modeling, breaking and entering, fetishism, lover, colonel, suicide, lapd ...
Time: 70s
Place: san diego california, los angeles
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 6.3
 2K
Villain (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: ADGP Mathew Manjooran, returns to work after a seven-month sabbatical, only to take voluntary retirement. His last day has him investigating a case involving triple murder, including a police officer. Soon a pattern emerges and each clue also links ...
Plot: ex-cop, murder investigation, serial killer, police investigation, retired cop, malayalam, serial murder
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Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Hungary, Canada, Spain
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, ...
Style: futuristic, tech noir, suspense, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, neo noir, artificial intelligence, genetics, bounty hunter, dark future, main character dies, ex soldier, investigation, death of protagonist, violence, mission ...
Time: future, near future, 2040s, year 1966
Place: los angeles, las vegas, san diego california, california
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Hell or High Water (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A divorced dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's farm in West Texas.
Style: suspense, atmospheric, cerebral, realistic, intense ...
Plot: bank robbery, gunfight, bank robber, desperation, redemption, brother, stolen money, debt, shooting, criminal, small western town, peril ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: texas, oklahoma, usa, california
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 4.8
 2K
The Pack (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the middle of a snowy no man's land, Charlotte picks up Max, a hitchhiker; they stop in a truck-stop restaurant, and when Max doesn't come back from the bathroom, Charlotte starts looking for him in vain. She decides to return during ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: diner, danger, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural, confined, hitchhiker, survival, violence, murder, strong violent content, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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 6.3
 12K
The Meddler (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An aging widow from New York City follows her daughter to Los Angeles in hopes of starting a new life after her husband passes away.
Style: melancholic, captivating, sentimental, sincere, exciting
Plot: mother daughter relationship, romance, friendship, loss of father, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, friend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, wedding, party, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, female director ...
Time: year 1969
Place: los angeles, new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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 8.0
 73K
Frasier (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: After many years spent at the “Cheers” bar, Frasier moves back home to Seattle to work as a radio psychiatrist after his policeman father gets shot in the hip on duty.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, witty, talky ...
Plot: radio, psychiatrist, living with parents, father son relationship, doctor, radio show, dog, verbal byplay, psychiatry, sibling relationship, love and romance, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, manchester england, washington state ...
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Corner Gas: The Movie (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It’s been a few years, and there’s still not a lot going on 40 kilometers from nowhere. But that’s all about to change as the fine folks of Dog River, Saskatchewan face their biggest crisis ever. Brent and the gang discover that the town’s ...
Style: cynical, not serious, feel good, humorous, witty ...
Plot: small town life, private detective, best friends, small town, ambition, life turned upside down, friendship, disorder, farce, cons and scams, rivalry, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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 4.6
 2K
Sin (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Retired cop Eddie Burns gave 15 years and the use of his left arm to the Reno homicide squad. When his wayward sister, Kassie, goes missing Eddie Burns finds himself subjected to a fiendish and ingenious campaign of revenge by the mysterious Charlie ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, murder, kidnapping, betrayal, mind game, police investigation, haunted by the past, vengeance, criminal's revenge, undercover, deadly, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 6.1
 14K
Raising Cain (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When neighborhood kids begin vanishing, Jenny suspects her child psychologist husband, Carter, may be resuming the deranged experiments his father performed on Carter when he was young. Now, it falls to Jenny to unravel the mystery. And as more ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, split personality, obsession, twins, psychopath, hospital, child abuse, gift, hypnosis, attempted murder, hypnotism, psychologist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 4.7
 167
Rag and Bone (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The life of a priest seconded to a New Orleans police department begins to fall apart when he is wrongly implicated in the shooting of a suspect. However, it comes to light that the precinct is haunted by the spirit of a deceased policeman, who ...
Plot: cemetery, blackmail, vandalism, brother sister relationship, ghost, riot, church, female politician, pursuit, target practice, last rites, vending machine ...
Place: new orleans
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 5.7
 1K
Cop's Honour (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Cop's Honor (Parole de Flic) is a 1985 French crime movie directed by José Pinheiro and starring Alain Delon as retired police officer Daniel Pratt. His teenager daughter was killed by a gang of mysterious hooded killers so Pratt began his own ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police corruption, vigilantism, vengeance, violence spree, village, tough heroes, one man army, heroes, law enforcement, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: africa, france, congo, europe
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Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides.
Style: scary, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, social worker, death, panic, vengeance, haunted by the past, mystery, missing child, investigation, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 6.5
 18K
Flawless (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An ultraconservative police officer suffers a debilitating stroke and is assigned to a rehabilitative program that includes singing lessons - with the drag queen next door.
Style: talky, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: transvestism, gender bending, gay slur, friendship, loneliness, tango, physical therapy, stroke, female impersonator, disability, culture clash, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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The Deadly Affair (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Charles Dobbs is a British secret agent investigating the apparent suicide of Foreign Office official Samuel Fennan. Dobbs suspects that Fennan's wife, Elsa, a survivor of a Nazi Germany extermination camp, might have some clues, but other ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting, enigmatic ...
Plot: private detective, espionage, uncover truth, working undercover, love affair, infidelity, office, political corruption, danger, crimes, civil servant, undercover ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london
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 6.2
 781
Cortex (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Trapped in an old folks home where people keep going missing, an ex-cop must overcome his Alzheimers to find out who is killing people in this jigsaw thriller.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: investigation, crimes, clinic, deadly, law enforcement, elderly, retirement home, death, alzheimer's disease, golden years, crime, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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Barney's Version (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The picaresque and touching story of the politically incorrect, fully lived life of the impulsive, irascible and fearlessly blunt Barney Panofsky.
Style: emotional, semi serious, witty, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: suicide, marriage, friendship, lifestyle, everyday life, marital problem, human nature, aging, love and romance, divorce, jewish, actress ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, 80s, year 1974 ...
Place: canada, rome italy, montreal quebec, new york, quebec ...
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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Five-time Emmy nominee and Golden Globe winner Henry Winkler stars in The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, the story of what happens when you open your heart to the power of Christmas. Disenchanted single mom Jennifer Cullen (Brooke Burns) is a ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, single parent, against the odds, love affair, family life, eccentric family, family gatherings, disorder, couples, matchmaking, romance, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
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 7.6
 32K
Blue Bloods (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A drama about a multi-generational family of cops dedicated to New York City law enforcement. Frank Reagan is the New York Police Commissioner and heads both the police force and the Reagan brood. He runs his department as diplomatically as he runs ...
Style: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family tradition, family relations, police commissioner, chief of police, police chief, family life, law enforcement, police detective, crimes, police brutality, price of justice, police protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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