Police violence movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant police violence movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspense, captivating, serious, disturbing and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with police violence, police, police brutality, police corruption, police officer, violence, murder, corruption, torture and crimes plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in France, USA, South Korea and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as police violence: Detroit (2017), Memories of Murder (2003), The Heat (2013), Cargo 200 (2007), La Haine (1995), Unlawful Entry (1992), Paulina (2015), Stonewall (2015), Chicken with Vinegar (1985), The Net (2016).

List of police violence movies

 7.3
 54K
Detroit (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizens' uprisings in the history of the United States.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, rough, factual, tense ...
Plot: racism, police violence, police, murder, police brutality, motel, riot, justice, racial tension, violence, fear, african american ...
Time: 60s, year 1967, year 1969, year 1943
Place: detroit, michigan
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Memories of Murder (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 132 min.
Story: 1986 Gyunggi Province. The body of a young woman is found brutally raped and murdered. Two months later, a series of rapes and murders commences under similar circumstances. And in a country that had never known such crimes, the dark whispers about ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, suspense, psychological, disturbing ...
Audience: date night
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, police, rape, murder investigation, twists and turns, unsolved crime, murder, crimes, police detective, investigation, murder mystery ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, year 2003, 20th century
Place: south korea, asia, korea
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 6.6
 173K
The Heat (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Uptight and straight-laced, FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn is a methodical investigator with a reputation for excellence--and hyper-arrogance. Shannon Mullins, one of Boston P.D.'s "finest," is foul-mouthed and has a very short fuse, ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, buddy movie, light, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, women, misfit partners, fbi, policewoman, partners, police, police investigation, female protagonist, sarcasm, special agents, buddy cop ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, new york
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 7.1
 10K
Cargo 200 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young woman is taken hostage by a police officer and subsequently abused by the lawman gone mad.
Style: rough, bleak, psychological, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: kidnapping, sexual abuse, sadism, rape victim, murder, sexual perversion, crimes, life is a bitch, perversion, teenage rape, psycho killer, rape ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 90s, 20th century
Place: afghanistan, ussr, russia
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 8.1
 174K
La Haine (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Aimlessly whiling away their days in the concrete environs of their dead-end suburbia, Vinz, Hubert, and Said -- a Jew, African, and an Arab -- give human faces to France's immigrant populations, their bristling resentment at their social ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, art house, rough, captivating ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: poverty, racism, drugs, skinhead, rebel, youth, ghetto, police brutality, police, friendship, rebellion, brutality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 6.4
 17K
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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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After seven months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at Bill Willoughby, the town's revered chief ...
Style: ambiguous ending, psychological, tragicomedy, motivational, depressing ...
Plot: small town, police brutality, rape, death of daughter, loss of daughter, regret, guilty conscience, desperation, revenge, anger, suicide, anguish ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri, idaho
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 6.5
 2K
Paulina (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Brazil, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Paulina is a young lawyer with a promising career in Buenos Aires, who chooses to go back to her home town. Her father, Fernando, is a well known judge. Against his will, Paulina decides to teach in a suburban high school as part of an inclusion ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating, non-linear
Plot: rape, female teacher, teacher student relationship, teacher, female protagonist, gang rape, life is a bitch, violence, sexualized violence, school teacher, lawyer, crimes ...
Place: paraguay
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 5.3
 4K
Stonewall (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: "Stonewall" is a drama about a young man in New York caught up during the 1969 Stonewall Riots, a pivotal event widely considered the starting point for the modern gay civil rights movement.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, queer cinema, controversial ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, police brutality, homosexuality, lgbt, gay teenager, police raid, protest, gay culture, police corruption, gay bar, father son relationship, parent child relationship ...
Time: 60s, year 1969, 20th century, year 1970
Place: usa, new york, indiana
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Chicken with Vinegar (1985)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Unorthodox detective Jean Lavardin is called to a provincial French town after a prank turns deadly.
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, cynical, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, postman, sick mother, murder disguised as accident, investigation, judiciary, murder, woman in a wheelchair, police brutality, police violence, murder investigation, mother ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
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 7.3
 4K
The Net (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A poor North Korean fisherman finds himself an accidental defector, and is groomed to be a spy by an ambitious South Korean military officer.
Style: thought provoking, bleak, exciting, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: politics, human rights, poverty, spy, military, prostitute, corruption, fisherman, video surveillance, capitalism, husband wife relationship, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: north korea, east asia, korea, seoul, south korea
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 6.9
 1K
Goliath (2022)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Patrick is a tenacious lawyer specializing in environmental law. France is a schoolteacher who becomes an activist after her husband develops cancer from exposure to a pesticide. Mathias is an ambitious lobbyist working for an international chemical ...
Plot: lawyer, suicide, lesbian couple, conference, farmer, fight for justice, airplane, teacher, little girl, court, baby, political manipulation ...
Time: 2020s
Place: france
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 6.5
 15K
Zola (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A waitress agrees to accompany an exotic dancer, her put-upon boyfriend, and her mysterious and domineering roommate on a road trip to Florida to seek their fortune at a high-end strip club.
Style: road movie, feminist film, sexy, funny, queer cinema ...
Plot: stripper, male nudity, sex worker, waitress, city life, woman, girl, travel, pole dancer, facebook, pimp, strip club ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century, year 2015
Place: florida, detroit
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 6.4
 2K
Simply Black (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A failed 40 year old comedian wants to organize the first Black protests in France but meeting with other French celebrities of the Black community will make it a whole new adventure.
Style: humorous, entertaining, parody, absurd
Plot: culture clash, african american, farce, racial stereotype, society, stupidity, racial issues, satire, race issues, leader, racial prejudice, racial slur ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france
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 7.9
 4K
Braquo (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
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Story: A group of police officers in Paris use violence and intimidation to solve crimes.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, tense, captivating ...
Plot: police corruption, dishonesty, against the rules, crimes, right and wrong, law enforcement, police brutality, partners, police, unconventional method, temperamental, crime investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 7.8
 17K
Gangaajal (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: An SP Amit Kumar who is given charge of Tezpur police station in Bihar. The area is full of corruption, inefficiency, bribery, nepotism, favoritism and crime with help from the local police. Gradually Amit realizes that the local politician Sadhu ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, inspirational ...
Plot: police station, dishonesty, fighting crime, law enforcement, vigilantism, police brutality, rivalry, police corruption, bribery, honest law enforcer, criminal's revenge, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
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 6.3
 827
Running Wild (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A grissled cop with tendencies towards excessive force teams up with an ambitious and righteous prosecutor to track down a dangerous crime boss whom they both want desperately to catch. But their quarry resorts to devious methods to stall their ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: gangsters, investigation, murder, partners against crime, vigilantism, against the rules, rivalry, legal, law enforcement, crimes, unlikely partners, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea, seoul
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A Man is Dead (2018)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Brest, 1950. The war ended five years ago and nothing remains of the city. Massive bombings and intense fighting lasting more than a month turned the city, its docks, its arsenal, into ashes. Thousands of workers will build it up again, brick by ...
Style: exciting, thought provoking, visually appealing, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: communism, strike, working conditions, class struggle, worker, french politics, working class, war, superhero, communist, filmmaker, death of friend ...
Time: year 1950, post world war two
Place: france
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What Will People Say (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Germany, Sweden, France, Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sixteen year-old Nisha lives a double life. At home with her family she is the perfect Pakistani daughter, but when out with her friends, she is a normal Norwegian teenager. When her father catches her in bed with her boyfriend, Nisha's two ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, captivating, intense, thought provoking ...
Plot: pakistani, family relations, boyfriend, double life, family values, forced marriage, women, woman, sexual abuse, human rights, female nudity, bad reputation ...
Place: pakistan
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A Dry White Season (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Taking place during the 1976 Soweto uprising, the story follows a white school teacher whose life and values are threatened when he asks questions about the death of a young black boy who died in police custody.
Style: thought provoking, talky, emotional, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: racism, lawyer, fighting the system, legal, society, rebellion, crimes, injustice, discrimination, women, courtroom, freedom ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: south africa, africa, england, australia, new jersey ...
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 5.3
 22K
Twisted (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Recently promoted and transferred to the homicide division, Inspector Jessica Shepard feels pressure to prove herself -- and what better way than by solving San Francisco's latest murder? However, as Shepard and her partner, Mike Delmarco, soon ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, twist ending, intense ...
Plot: serial killer, twists and turns, crimes, murder mystery, police investigation, who done it, investigation, policewoman, dangerous attraction, law enforcement, who to trust, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
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 5.0
 50
The Missing (1999)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When her child is missing an Australian mother calls for an priest from Italy she has not seen in years.
Plot: police officer, long lost daughter, police, father daughter relationship, a vision, police investigation, australian outback, dream, long lost father, serial killer, truck, investigation ...
Place: vatican, australia
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 5.1
 48
Fury in Red (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A cop/gangster actioner involving seedy corporate dealings tied with ruthless Vietnamese gangs.
Plot: police officer killed, sexual abuse, massacre, death, revenge, flashback, restaurant, brutality, martial artist, murder of wife, fight, fistfight ...
Place: los angeles, hong kong
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 7.4
 2K
Babylon (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Drama telling the story of Blue, a young man of Jamaican descent living in Brixton in 1980, as he hangs out with his friends, fronts a dub sound system, loses his job, struggles with family problems and has his friendships tested by racism.
Plot: racism, reggae, rock and roll, racial issues, gay bashing, racist cop, subway, ethnic diversity, rastafarian, graffiti, black man, police raid ...
Place: london, africa, caribbean, britain
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 6.4
 455
Them and Us (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Lasse & Geir, two suburban boys in their late teens, kick up a row on the bus into town, making the driver call the police. They get arrested and have to spend the night in jail. The next morning they are sent home - Geir to his alcoholic ...
Style: surprise ending, cult film
Plot: rebellion, vandalism, suburbs, social realism, friendship between teens, brother brother relationship, drunkenness, controversy, marijuana, subway, dysfunctional family, chocolate ...
Time: 70s
Place: oslo norway
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 7.1
 318
Sambizanga (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Angola, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Domingos is a member of an African liberation movement, arrested by the Portuguese secret police, after bloody events in Angola. He does not betray his companions, but is beaten to death in prison, and not knowing he is dead, his wife goes from a ...
Plot: woman, racial issues, interracial relations, husband wife relationship, secret police, secret organization, police violence, human rights, terrorism, humanism, freedom fighter, black ...
Place: africa, portugal, angola
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 6.6
 572
Sass (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: sibling relationship, luxury, stolen money, brother brother relationship, gangsters, robbery, police investigation, gang, true crime, rags to riches, loss of father, interrogation ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s
Place: berlin germany, venice, hamburg germany
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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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 5.7
 973
The Anarchists (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Set in 1899 Paris, a young police sergeant is chosen to infiltrate a group of anarchists, an opportunity he sees to rise through the ranks. However, he soon finds himself becoming attached to the group.
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspense, psychological, sexy
Plot: anarchist, underground movement, betrayal by friend, undercover cop, secret police, mole, doubts and hesitations, working undercover, undercover agent, criminal, police officer, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: paris france
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 5.3
 396
The Glove (1979)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this actioner, a bounty hunter is assigned to bring back an enormous and angry ex-convict who wears a deadly glove made of leather and steal. Rock'em sock'em mayhem ensues.
Style: surreal, slasher, sadistic
Plot: revenge, bounty hunter, torture, prison, retribution, ex convict, death, brutality, murder, money, criminal, violence ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, america
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