Police informant movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant police informant movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspense, suspenseful, serious, neo noir and tense films and TV shows about / with snitch, crimes, police, gangsters, police officer, murder, betrayal, informant, police investigation and investigation plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as police informant: Narcos (2015), Informer (2018), Bullhead (2011), Year of the Dragon (1985), True Believer (1989), Before we die (2017), The Informant! (2009), The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973), The Color of the Chameleon (2012), The Informer (2019).

List of police informant movies

Narcos (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Colombia
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of Colombia's infamously violent and powerful drug cartels.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gangsters, drug cartel, drug dealer, drug dealing, rise to the top, illegal drugs, cartel, cia agent, dea, crimes, master criminal, drugs ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s, 20th century
Place: colombia, latin america, mexico, panama, chile ...
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Informer (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Raza, a young second-generation British-Pakistani man from London is coerced by Gabe, a counterterrorism officer, into informing.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: infiltration, spy, undercover, snitch, police, threat, uncover truth, police investigation, terrorism, dishonesty, law enforcement, society ...
Place: london
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Bullhead (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Young Limburg cattle farmer, Jacky Vanmarsenille, is approached by an unscrupulous veterinarian to make a shady deal with a notorious West-Flemish beef trader. But the assassination of a federal policeman, and an unexpected confrontation with a ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, emotional, thought provoking, surreal ...
Plot: mafia, crimes, friendship, violence, character study, farm, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, revenge, tragic event, organized crime, notoriety ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, flanders
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Year of the Dragon (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In New York, racist Capt. Stanley White becomes obsessed with destroying a Chinese-American drug ring run by Joey Tai, an up-and-coming young gangster as ambitious as he is ruthless. While pursuing an unauthorized investigation, White grows ...
Style: neo noir, suspense, intense, brutal, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chinese mafia, organized crime, gangsters, police detective, culture clash, racism, sexually frustrated woman, murder, violence, crimes, police corruption, tough cop ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, vietnam, bangkok thailand, thailand, usa ...
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True Believer (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Eddie Dodd is a burnt out former civil rights lawyer who now specializes in defending drug dealers. Roger Baron, newly graduated from law school, has followed Eddie's great cases and now wants to learn at his feet. With Roger's idealistic ...
Style: neo noir, suspense, suspenseful, clever, harsh ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, courtroom drama, conspiracy, investigation, prison, idealism, racial discrimination, neo nazi, framed for murder, mentor protege relationship, district attorney ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Before we die (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Norway
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The police woman Hanna Svensson has a strained relationship to her son after having arrested him for drug dealing. Her married police man lover disappears, possibly kidnapped by MC gangs, although ties to Bosnia also appear.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, enigmatic
Plot: sting operation, motorcycle gang, informant, undercover, police investigation, organized crime, drug traffic, police officer, police, swedish police, crime family, mole ...
Time: 2010s
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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The Informant! (2009)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A rising star at agri-industry giant Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Mark Whitacre suddenly turns whistleblower. Even as he exposes his company’s multi-national price-fixing conspiracy to the FBI, Whitacre envisions himself being hailed as a hero of ...
Style: clever, psychological, suspense, tense, witty ...
Plot: fbi, investigation, legal, psychology, whistleblower, crimes, twists and turns, greed, mental illness, corruption, business, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1994, 2000s, 70s
Place: usa, illinois, tokyo, hawaii
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The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Eddie's friends are numerous, but the term friends is suspect. As a small time hood Eddie is about to go back to jail. In order to escape this fate he deals information on stolen guns to the feds. Simultaneously he is supplying arms to his bank ...
Style: neo noir, cynical, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: gangsters, heist, bank robbery, mafia, ice hockey, snitch, informant, fbi, rivalry, criminal heroes, government agency, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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The Color of the Chameleon (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In Emil Christov's über-stylish spy-movie pastiche, a charismatic schemer in an authoritarian police state, fired from his job as a secret-police informant, conjures up his own imaginary spy network and builds up an archive that he turns ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, cynical, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: snitch, politics, fighting the system, satire, cons and scams, government agency, state affairs, dishonesty, society, dark humor, secret police, informant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria
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The Informer (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In New York, former convict Pete Koslow, related to the Polish mafia, must deal with both Klimek the General, his ruthless boss, and the twisted ambitions of two federal agents, as he tries to survive and protect the lives of his loved ones…
Style: suspense, suspenseful, thought provoking, rough, psychological ...
Plot: prison, undercover, organized crime, prison gang, crimes, violence, murder, betrayal, kidnapping, brutality, police, ex convict ...
Time: 2010s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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Dark Angel (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jack Caine is a Houston vice cop who's forgotten the rule book. His self-appointed mission is to stop the drugs trade and the number one supplier Victor Manning. Whilst involved in an undercover operation to entrap Victor Manning, his partner ...
Style: suspense, rough, serious, suspenseful, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, heroin, police investigation, drug lord, buddy cop, evil alien, investigation, good versus evil, tough cop, reluctant partners, space and aliens, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: houston texas, austin texas, texas
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Code of Silence (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Chicago cop is caught in a middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down.
Style: exciting, suspense, intense, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, police, revenge, mafia, fight, chase, gangsters, police officer, hitman, police investigation, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, texas, usa, new jersey
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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, tense, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: female protagonist, superhero, female warrior, violence, betrayal, tough girl, superhero team, superheroine, female assassin, anti heroine, revenge, police ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: new jersey, sicily
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Mafia Inc (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 143 min.
Story: The Gamache, tailors from father to son, have been dressing the Mafia family Paternò for three generation. Vincent "Vince" Gamache works on behalf of Frank the godfather with his eldest son Giaco. Vince, reckless and rash, seeks to earn ...
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: mafia, cosa nostra, murder, violence, mob boss, crime boss, organized crime, gangsters, gang war, family business, crime family, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 90s, year 1980, year 1994 ...
Place: canada, venezuela, quebec, rome italy, montreal
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The Ignorance of Blood (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Javier Falcón, Chief of the Sevilla Homicide Division, must solve two different cases in a short time. In the first case he is personally involved. An old friend of his infiltrated an Islamic terrorist cell and now the group is trying to recruit ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, terrorism, rescue, ransom, suitcase of money, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father son relationship, female nudity, locked in a cage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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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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The Case for Christ (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Based on the true story of an award-winning investigative journalist -- and avowed atheist -- who applies his well-honed journalistic and legal skills to disprove the newfound Christian faith of his wife... with unexpected, life-altering results.
Style: christian film, disturbing, thought provoking, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: christianity, atheist, christian, religion, husband wife relationship, investigation, court, journalist, court case, faith, brainwashing, religious ...
Time: year 1980, year 1987
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles, wisconsin, california, jerusalem ...
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Soulless 2 (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Max Andreev thought the best place to start a new life would be at the other end of the world. What he didn't know, is that you can't outrun your past.
Style: cynical, emotional, controversial
Plot: beefcake, corporate world, workplace situations, crimes, social differences, corporate crime, banker, high society, ambition, materialism, manipulation, rise and fall ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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The Glitter Dome (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Al Mackey and Marty are homicide cops in Hollywood and hot on the trail of the murderer of a movie mogul that was moonlighting by making child porno pictures. Willie is one of several suspects with motive, opportunity and the evil means to carry out ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, neo noir, porno movie
Plot: hollywood, police, flirting, swearing, psychological trauma, police interrogation, cameraman, vendetta, false confession, mental breakdown, father daughter relationship, halloween ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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Johan Falk: GSI - Gruppen för särskilda insatser (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Johan works in tandem with the GSI organized crime unit to bring in a cadre of armored car robbers
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: gangsters, robbery, law enforcement, fighting crime, partners, lifesaver, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, police corruption, graphic violence, murder, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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Shoot the Duke (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 77 min.
Story: When mardukas switches sides,the order to whack him is given pretty fast,but who can you trust to really shoot the duke?
Plot: bandit, chief of police, snitch, russian, husband wife relationship, murder, nurse, bomb, torturer, hitman, german, pregnancy ...
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As I Open My Eyes (2015)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Tunisia, France, Belgium, United Arab Emirates, Switzerland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tunis, summer 2010, a few months before the Revolution: Farah, 18 years old, has just graduated and her family already sees her as a future doctor. But she doesn't have the same idea. She sings in a political rock band, has a passion for life, ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, sincere, captivating
Audience: teen drama
Plot: parent child relationship, rebellious daughter, teenage girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, music band, drunkenness, corruption, woman, women, rebellious youth, teenage rebellion, jealousy ...
Time: year 2010
Place: tunisia
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Black Friday (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Under torture, Indian gangster Tiger Memon confesses to his involvement in a plot to set off explosives throughout Bombay. The police choose not to believe him, however, and bombs tear through the city that Friday, wreaking havoc and polarizing the ...
Style: suspense, serious, disturbing, tense, inspirational ...
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, politics, muslim, interrogation, investigation, society, legal, life is a bitch, law enforcement, innocence, bomb ...
Time: 90s, year 1993
Place: india, asia, kolkata, bombay india, dubai ...
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Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1980 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After 6 years of brutal murders the West Yorkshire Police fear that they may have already interviewed The Ripper and let him back into the world to continue his reign of terror upon the citizens of Yorkshire, but things become more difficult for the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, enigmatic, atmospheric, cerebral ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, police corruption, police investigation, twists and turns, conspiracy, murder mystery, uncover truth, mystery, dishonesty, police detective ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 20th century, 70s
Place: yorkshire, europe, england, london
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Prince of the City (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: New York City detective Daniel Ciello agrees to help the United States Department of Justice help eliminate corruption in the police department, as long as he will not have to turn in any close friends. In doing so, Ciello uncovers a conspiracy ...
Style: neo noir, tense, realistic, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: police, gangsters, corruption, drug addiction, lawyer, whistleblower, redemption, fighting the system, betrayal, crimes, police investigation, spy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, virginia, washington d.c.
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Night Falls on Manhattan (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A newly elected District attorney finds himself in the middle of a police corruption investigation that may involve his father and his partner.
Style: suspense, talky, serious, realistic, neo noir ...
Plot: police, courtroom drama, corruption, police corruption, crimes, police investigation, district attorney, courtroom, lawyer, murder, nypd, legal action ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem
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Gun (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Detroit gun runner Rich (Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson) works to sniff out a traitor in his midst after being targeted by the FBI and having barely surviving a weapons deal gone awry. Rich was all set to unload a serious supply of firepower ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snitch, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, betrayal, criminal, hip hop culture, gangsters, hip hop, arms dealing, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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Faster (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Driver (Dwayne Johnson) has spent the last 10 years in prison planning revenge for the murder of his brother. Now that Driver is free to carry out his deadly plan only two men stand in his way- Billy Bob Thornton plays a veteran cop and Oliver ...
Style: stylized, brutal, intense, talky, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: lone hero, vengeance, corruption, car, crimes, twists and turns, vigilantism, vigilante, hotshot, justice, revenge, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada
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Swords of Blood (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the 18th century, Louis de Bourguignon is working with the Malichot's gang, but their ways are too 'unethical' for him. He creates his own band, acting under the name of Cartouche, making audacious robberies of the rich people, and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: adventure, criminal, adventurer, heist, righting the wronged, folk hero, crimes, leadership, criminal heroes, gang, romance, against the odds ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france
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Blitz (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A tough, renegade cop is dispatched to take down a serial killer who has been targeting police officers.
Style: intense, exciting, serious, talky, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, revenge, police investigation, murder, serial killer, crimes, tough law enforcer, vigilante, fight scenes, life philosophy, gangsters, law enforcer killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, new orleans, europe, new jersey
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