Police shootout movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant police shootout movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting and tense films and TV shows about / with police shootout, crimes, crime, rivalry, law enforcement, murder, gunfight, violence, police officer and gangsters plots mostly in Action, Crime and Drama genres shot in USA, Hong Kong, China and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as police shootout: Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007), Styx (2001), The Phantom of the Opera (1998), Blood In, Blood Out (1993), Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017), Triple Threat (2019), Chasing the Dragon (2017), The Mountie (2011), The Bullet Vanishes (2012), Colour of the Truth (2003).

List of police shootout movies

Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, History
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On a calm summer day in 1991, in the bustling Lokhandwala Complex, five criminals including Maya and Dilip were counting 70 lakhs in flat no. 32 B, when 286 policemen, headed by ACP Khan, took strategic positions around their building. A gunfire ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police shootout, vengeance, gang, criminal underworld, police detective, civil rights, rivalry, dishonesty, police investigation, danger, criminal's revenge, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1991
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
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 4.7
 442
Styx (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Nelson puts his criminal ways behind him, having spent years as a first-rate safecracker. This resolution lasts until his brother finds himself owing money to organised crime and Nelson needs to do one last big job, with a few other professionals.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, police shootout, debt, going straight, unlikely criminals, betrayal, criminal heroes, gang, tough law enforcer, master criminal, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cape town south africa, south africa
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The Phantom of the Opera (1998)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Gory remake of the Gaston Leroux classic story, only this time, the phantom is not disfigured, but a man who was raised by rats deep under the Paris Opera House.
Style: gothic, emotional, serious, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, obsession, police protection, police shootout, blood, secret passageway, secret passage, opera, dark killer, paranormal phenomena, theater, woman in danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: paris france, europe, france
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Blood In, Blood Out (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members of an East L.A. gang known as the "Vatos Locos", ...
Style: disturbing, rough, realistic, serious, epic ...
Plot: gang, violence spree, drug abuse, friendship, heroin, grudge, police shootout, crime, crimes, gang war, life is a bitch, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, beverly hills, las vegas ...
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Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: After working as a drug courier and getting into a brutal shootout with police, a former boxer finds himself at the mercy of his enemies as they force him to instigate violent acts that turn the prison he resides in into a battleground.
Style: rough, suspense, psychological, tense, exciting
Plot: prisoner, maximum security prison, prison, interrogation, murder, police shootout, revenge, prison warden, extreme violence, boxer, fight, violence ...
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Triple Threat (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Thailand, China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A crime syndicate places a hit on a billionaire's daughter, making her the target of an elite assassin squad. A small band of down-and-out mercenaries protects her, fighting tooth and nail to stop the assassins from reaching their target.
Style: suspense, intense, brutal, bloody, surprise ending
Plot: organized crime, hitman, mercenary, police, fight, martial arts, captivity, danger, police shootout, murder, police station, chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: china
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Chasing the Dragon (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 128 min.
Story: An illegal immigrant from Mainland China sneaks into the corrupt British-colonized Hong Kong in 1963, transforming himself into a ruthless drug lord.
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police corruption, corrupt police, police officer, police shootout, organized crime, police officer killed, rivalry, murder, crimes, drug dealing, danger, drug deal ...
Time: contemporary, 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: hong kong, bangkok thailand
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 4.6
 521
The Mountie (2011)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A lone Mountie has come to town to clean up the crime and corruption after finding an innocent man dead. As he sets up home, in town, he discovers endless amounts of illegal activity taking place behind closed doors. Once he uncovers the men behind ...
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, rivalry, police shootout, fighting crime, corruption, murder, danger, lone wolves, escapades, out of the way, criminal heroes, clergy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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The Bullet Vanishes (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: One rainy night in an arms factory near Shanghai, a young female worker accused of stealing a box of bullets from the ruthless Boss Ding (Liu Kai Chi) is violently killed in a game of Russian roulette. Half a month later, a series of inexplicable ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, stylized, serious ...
Plot: gangsters, police investigation, mystery, who done it, dishonesty, murder, danger, law enforcement, crimes, partners, conspiracy, riddles and clues ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong
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Colour of the Truth (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man becomes a cop in order to take down the police superintendent who may have killed his father, and that of a vengeful Triad boss.
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gangsters, danger, rivalry, dishonesty, police corruption, snitch, undercover, law enforcement, police shootout, spy, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
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 6.3
 2K
Shock Wave (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When a terrorist who specializes in explosives takes hold of an underground tunnel, he threatens to kill hostages if his demands are not met.
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Plot: bomb, police officer, hostage situation, undercover cop, revenge, explosion, secret police, police shootout, police officer taken hostage, police officer shot, hostage, gunfight ...
Place: hong kong
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The Asian Connection (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two American expatriates, Jack and Sam, unwittingly steal a drug lord's money when they rob a series of banks in Southeast Asia and become the target of the gang's vengeance.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, tense, exciting, touching ...
Plot: drug lord, bank robber, vengeance, street shootout, car chase, murder, violence, organized crime, attempted murder, accidental killing, police shootout, foot chase ...
Place: bangkok thailand, cambodia
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 5.9
 2K
Motorway (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two police pursuit drivers, a hothead rookie and his long-suffering, almost-retired mentor, face off against an escape car driver from the latter's past.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, police detective, law enforcement, police investigation, crime, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, heist, law enforcer killer, police chase, gunfight, police shootout ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, china, asia
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 4.7
 238
The Tracker (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Spears, a private detective working in L.A. receives word from an old friend that the friend's sister (and Spears' ex-girlfriend), Kim, has been kidnapped by a criminal gang. At first, Spears doesn't want to get involved, especially ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, russian mafia, hand to hand combat, kung fu, gunfight, criminal's revenge, danger, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
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 5.5
 60K
Showtime (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based T.V. cop show.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: chase, reality tv, fish out of water, reality, partners against crime, reluctant partners, misfit partners, tv show, crime, crimes, police operation, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 4.5
 3K
Swelter (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten years after their casino heist, four escaped convicts trace their former partner to a desert town, where he is now a lawman with no memory of his criminal past.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: track down, uncover truth, criminal heroes, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, small town, police shootout, graphic violence, profanity, memory loss, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada
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 5.5
 3K
Linewatch (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Academy Award Winner Cuba Gooding, Jr. is a Border Patrol Officer in the New Mexico desert with a secret past that is about to catch up with him. When his old gang leader tracks him down and forces him to smuggle drugs across the border, he must ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, drug dealing, starting over, crime, criminal's revenge, crimes, law enforcement, heroes, desert, tough cop, police shootout ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico, los angeles, latin america, cuba
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 2.5
 575
Jump Out Boys (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in post hurricane New Orleans. A brutal Mexican drug lord (Armando LeDuc) busts out of jail to retrieve the $15 million that his girlfriend is hiding. But detective Raymond (Kris Kristofferson) and McCoy (Sheldon Robbins) will try their best to ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, hitman, rivalry, danger, manhunt, law enforcement, deadly, drug dealing, vengeance, murder, violence, police shootout ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
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 4.3
 1K
Hot Boyz (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Injustice begets a criminal. Kool is an artist without prospects, a black belt in karate, and in love with LaShawna, poised and college bound. One night she witnesses a stabbing and discovers the victim is a cop as he dies in her arms. She's ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, racism, gangsters, police investigation, crimes, crime, life is a bitch, social decay, murder, false accusation, police corruption, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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 5.6
 5K
Dirty (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two gangbangers-turned-cops try and cover up a scandal within the LAPD.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, drug dealing, guilt, internal affairs, investigation, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, murder, working undercover, police corruption, police officer killed, black cop ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, latin america, cuba
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The Silent Force (2001)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An elite Federal force whose objective is to eliminate organized crime is violently assassinated by an evil Asian crime lord. The sole survivor of the group teams up with his late partner's widow to strike back at the crime lord and his son.
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, tense
Plot: assassination, martial arts, undercover, special agent, special agents, deadly, crimes, government agency, adventure, vengeance, master criminal, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
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DC Showcase Original Shorts Collection (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: An anthology of DC Showcase stories consisting of a new Superman/Shazam feature and extended versions of older shorts.
Style: anthology
Plot: anti heroes, police shootout, bar shootout, anti hero, superhero, cartoon violence, action violence, martial arts, bounty hunter, superman character
Is relevant ?
 5.0
 459
The Sweeper (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young renegade undercover cop with a propensity for violence and a past history involving the murder of his cop father and the remainder of his family is recruited by a vigilante group with a leader who wants only to kill all criminals and those ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, police shootout, vigilante, police officer, crimes, working undercover, police detective, rivalry, law enforcement, partners, chase, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 5.6
 394
Red Sun Rising (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Thomas Hoshino (Willson) is a tough Japanese detective, who lost his partner by a deadly Yakuza killer Jaho (Lew). He tracks down the killer and his master to Los Angeles, where he teams up with Det. Karen Ryder (Farrell). Soon they discover that ...
Style: buddy comedy, buddy movie, cult film
Plot: fistfight, yakuza, swordsman, police shootout, police, sword fight, kung fu, martial arts, katana, heroine, sword, semiautomatic pistol ...
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 5.8
 329
Martial Outlaw (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A DEA agent and his brother, a Los Angeles cop, battle the Russian mafia.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: martial arts, two man army, police shootout, maverick cop, kgb, siblings relations, police detective, crimes, crime, fighting crime, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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The Last of the Finest (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An elite group of vice cops are fired from the L.A.P.D. for being over-zealous in their war against drugs. It is immediately apparent that some of their superiors are involved in the drug ring. Banded together, four of the banned cops (which quickly ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, conspiracy, drug dealer, beretta, police shootout, master criminal, against the rules, undercover, rebellion, crimes, deadly, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Excessive Force (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Chicago policeman Terry McCain is determined to put away mobster Sal DiMarco, who always gets acquitted on technicalities. While monitoring a drug sale, a shootout ensues, and one of Terry's fellow officers gets away with $3 million of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, jazz, betrayal, gangsters, gunfight, shoulder holster, police, police shootout, chases and races, dishonesty, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Cop and a Half (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a pint-sized 8-year-old kid witnesses a murder he offers to help the police, if they make him a cop, too. Saddled with this streetwise sidekick, a hardboiled cop is forced to take his new partner seriously as they race the clock to bring the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: murder, partners against crime, odd couple, crimes, witnessing a crime, children, police investigation, fighting crime, friendship, undercover, police, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: florida, usa
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No Escape No Return (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two cops go undercover to infiltrate a violent drug ring, and are in for a shock when they find out who's running it.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: undercover, drug ring, drug cartel, police shootout, dishonesty, drug dealing, law enforcement, special agents, estrangement, police detective, righting the wronged, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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 4.7
 60
Chance (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a daring robbery of a jewelery store, the thieves accidentally let their loot fall into the unsuspecting hands of repo man and secret alcoholic Zach. When the crime lord behind the heist learns of the whereabouts of his diamonds, he instructs ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: robbery, police shootout, track down, crimes, criminal heroes, gang, chases and races, heist, alcohol abuse, store, vengeance, police detective ...
Time: 80s
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