Fighting crime movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant fighting crime movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, captivating and tense films and TV shows about / with fighting crime, crimes, police, murder, police officer, investigation, law enforcement, criminal, superhero and policewoman plots mostly in Crime, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, Russia, UK and other countries.
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fighting crime movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as fighting crime: The Equalizer (2014), The Mentalist (2008), Aaron Stone (2009), Liquidation (2007), The Wire (2002), Unforgettable (2011), Almost Human (2013), Wrath of Man (2021), Hawaii Five-0 (2010), Timeless (2016).

List of fighting crime movies

 7.2
 373K
The Equalizer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: serious, suspense, exciting, brutal, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, corruption, hitman, gunfight, loner, assassin, lone hero, one man army, organized crime, tough heroes, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: boston, russia, moscow russia, usa, massachusetts
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 8.1
 185K
The Mentalist (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Patrick Jane, a former celebrity psychic medium, uses his razor sharp skills of observation and expertise at "reading" people to solve serious crimes with the California Bureau of Investigation.
Style: exciting, intellectual, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: partners against crime, serial killer, fighting crime, partners, murder, police investigation, investigation, crimes, justice, talented, outsmarting, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
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 6.7
 954
Aaron Stone (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
TV show
Story: Aaron Stone is a live-action, single-camera adventure series created by Bruce Kalish. Originally broadcast with the launch of Disney XD on February 13, 2009. It was the first original series to air on the network. The series is about a teenager ...
Style: exciting, melancholic, captivating, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: fighting crime, good versus evil, tough heroes, double life, adventure, master warrior, teenage life, battles, teenage boy, youth, computers and web, superhero ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, contemporary
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 8.2
 2K
Liquidation (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The year is 1946. World War II is over, but it doesn't mean that there is no one to fight with. The post-war city of Odessa is ruled by serial killer prison-escapees and former Nazi collaborators. Fallen into disfavor, Marshal Zhoukov is sent ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: fighting crime, saboteur, military officer, criminal, criminal gang, gang, crime boss, murder, crime spree, lieutenant colonel, crimes, organized crime ...
Time: post world war two, 1940s
Place: ukraine, ussr
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 9.3
 338K
The Wire (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Told from the points of view of both the Baltimore homicide and narcotics detectives and their targets, the series captures a universe in which the national war on drugs has become a permanent, self-sustaining bureaucracy, and distinctions between ...
Style: cynical, clever, tense, rough, captivating ...
Plot: organized crime, police detective, corruption, urban ghetto life, police, life is a bitch, crimes, drug dealing, working undercover, fighting crime, police investigation, drug lord ...
Time: 2000s, future, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century ...
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa
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 6.8
 20K
Unforgettable (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Former Syracuse, New York, police detective Carrie Wells has hyperthymesia, a rare medical condition that gives her the ability to visually remember everything. She reluctantly joins the New York City Police Department's Queens homicide unit ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense, realistic
Plot: photographic memory, police detective, female detective, police, policewoman, prodigy, partners against crime, partners, murder investigation, police investigation, law enforcement, fighting crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 7.9
 51K
Almost Human (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Almost Human is an American science fiction/crime drama on Fox. In 2048, the uncontrollable evolution of science and technology has caused crime rates to rise an astounding 400%. To combat this, the overwhelmed police force has implemented a new ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, police detective, police partner, hi-tech, artificial intelligence, future dystopia, partners, a.i., fighting crime, buddy cop, law enforcer, haunted by the past ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: los angeles, usa
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 7.1
 177K
Wrath of Man (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A cold and mysterious new security guard for a Los Angeles cash truck company surprises his co-workers when he unleashes precision skills during a heist. The crew is left wondering who he is and where he came from. Soon, the marksman's ultimate ...
Style: suspense, humorous, psychological, non-linear, neo noir ...
Plot: revenge, fighting crime, crime boss, heist, lone hero, robbery, working undercover, gangsters, security guard, ex soldier, father son relationship, violence ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, north america
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 7.4
 74K
Hawaii Five-0 (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Steve McGarrett returns home to Oahu, in order to find his father's killer. The governor offers him the chance to run his own task force (Five-0). Steve's team is joined by Chin Ho Kelly, Danny "Danno" Williams, and Kono Kalakaua.
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, investigation, police protagonist, crime investigation, police, crimes, teamwork, fighting crime, policewoman, police detective, suspicion, leader ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: hawaii, usa
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 7.6
 43K
Timeless (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A mysterious criminal steals a secret state-of-the-art time machine, intent on destroying America as we know it by changing the past. Our only hope is an unexpected team: a scientist, a soldier and a history professor, who must use the ...
Style: exciting, romantic, light, surprise ending, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: time travel, time machine, alternate reality, alternate timeline, murder, female scientist, fighting crime, betrayal, team, conspiracy, gang of outlaws, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: san francisco
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The Freudian Method (2003)
Genre: Crime
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Special consultant Roman Freydin is introduced to the crime detection department under the Prosecutor's Office. A psychologist and professional poker player in his younger days, Roman traveled extensively throughout Russia and Europe dealing ...
Style: psychological, captivating, clever, realistic, serious ...
Plot: investigation, twists and turns, unconventional method, fighting crime, expert, coworker relationship, law enforcement, crimes, crime investigation, interrogation, private detective, psychologist ...
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S.W.A.T.: Firefight (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Los Angeles S.W.A.T. officer, Lt. Paul Cutler, is sent to train the Detroit S.W.A.T. team on new anti-terrorism and homeland security techniques. Cutler has a hard time settling into his assignment as he locks horns with his new captain and ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, hitman, fighting crime, daring rescue, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, basic training, gunfight, criminal's revenge, heroes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, detroit
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A Scanner Darkly (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An undercover cop in a not-too-distant future becomes involved with a dangerous new drug and begins to lose his own identity as a result.
Style: psychological, psychedelic, philosophical, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cyberpunk, drug abuse, losing-it hero, schizophrenia, addiction, disorder, drugs, society, twists and turns, fighting crime, hallucination, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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Anna Nikolaevna: Made in Russia (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: Russian scientists created an android policeman. Ideal in all respects, Captain Anna Nikolaevna Korolkevich goes to serve in a provincial town to see real life and become a human. Colleagues think that Anna Nikolaevna is the daughter of the Deputy ...
Plot: human android relationship, fighting crime, experiment, artificial intelligence, police, humanoid robot, science runs amok, adaptation, androids, self discovery, provincial life, crime fighter ...
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 7.6
 206K
The Raid (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Deep in the heart of Jakarta's slums lies an impenetrable safe house for the world's most dangerous killers and gangsters. Until now, the run-down apartment block has been considered untouchable to even the bravest of police. Cloaked under ...
Style: suspenseful, brutal, exciting, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, survival, swat team, trapped, death, deathtrap, warrior, gang, strong violent content, gangsters, kung fu ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, indonesia
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Rizzoli & Isles (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Perhaps their strikingly different personalities make the relationship between detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles so effective. Jane, the only female cop in Boston's homicide division, is tough, relentless and rarely lets ...
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female detective, partners against crime, police investigation, murder investigation, forensics, friends, homicide detective, coworker, female protagonist, investigation, best friends, policewoman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
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The Enemy Within (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Erica Shepherd is a brilliant former CIA operative, now known as the most notorious traitor in American history serving life in a Supermax prison. Against every fiber of his being but with nowhere else to turn, FBI Agent Will Keaton enlists Shepherd ...
Style: tense, exciting, disturbing, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: spy, cia, fbi, partners, female agent, cia agent, terrorist, criminal, fighting crime, secret mission, unlikely hero, teamwork ...
Time: 21st century
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 8.6
 439K
Daredevil (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Lawyer-by-day Matt Murdock uses his heightened senses from being blinded as a young boy to fight crime at night on the streets of Hell’s Kitchen as Daredevil.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, thought provoking, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, secret identity, heroic mission, lawyer, vigilante, one against many, vigilantism, ninja, one man army, good versus evil, daredevil ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 8.7
 42K
Young Justice (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Teenage superheroes strive to prove themselves as members of the Justice League.
Style: heroic, exciting, serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, team, leader, teamwork, superhero team, rivalry, adventure, heroes, heroine, fighting crime, good versus evil, courage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
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Charlie's Angels (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, China, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Reboot of the 1970s TV series / early 2000s film franchise.
Style: exciting, humorous, light, funny, feminist film ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, chase, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, showdown, fighting crime, female agent, female assassin, betrayal, spy, tough girl, undercover agent, female spy ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, europe, paris france, london, los angeles ...
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 7.6
 346K
The Flash (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: After a particle accelerator causes a freak storm, CSI Investigator Barry Allen is struck by lightning and falls into a coma. Months later he awakens with the power of super speed, granting him the ability to move through Central City like an unseen ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, thought provoking, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen drama
Plot: superhero, time travel, heroes, speed, adventure, supernatural power, superhuman powers, multiverse, good versus evil, alternate universe, secret identity, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
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Rosemary & Thyme (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Rosemary & Thyme is a British television mystery series starring Felicity Kendal and Pam Ferris as gardening detectives Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme. The show began on ITV in 2003. The third series ended in August 2007. The theme is murder ...
Style: realistic, feel good, captivating, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: who done it, countryside, riddles and clues, murder, friendship, female detective, private detective, investigation, gardener, partners against crime, murder investigation, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Birds of Prey (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Huntress, Dinah, Oracle are determined to carry on Batman's fight for justice against the ruthless criminals of New Gotham City.
Style: semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, neo noir
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, fighting crime, female protagonist, villain, interracial relations, heroes, good versus evil, adventure, secret identity, oracle, fictional reality, master villain ...
Time: future
Place: washington d.c., usa, new jersey
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 7.1
 4K
Profiler (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Profiler is an American crime drama that aired on NBC from 1996 to 2000. The series follows the exploits of a criminal profiler working with the FBI's fictional Violent Crimes Task Force based in Atlanta, Georgia. Ally Walker starred as ...
Style: tense, serious, stylized, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, profiler, investigation, crimes, fbi, murder, good versus evil, forensics, fighting crime, female detective, partners against crime, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlanta
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 7.5
 431K
Arrow (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow.
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, double life, fighting crime, martial arts, rivalry, crime fighter, parkour, archer, vigilante, crimes, scheme ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
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 7.8
 26K
The Closer (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Deputy Police Chief Brenda Jean Johnson transfers from Atlanta to LA to head up a special unit of the LAPD that handles sensitive, high-profile murder cases. Johnson's quirky personality and hard-nosed approach often rubs her colleagues the ...
Style: captivating, sincere, realistic, tense, serious ...
Plot: crime investigation, homicide detective, investigation, police investigation, female detective, interrogation, crimes, twists and turns, workplace romance, police detective, policewoman, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Carmen Sandiego (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Carmen Sandiego returns in this series that follows her new international capers as well as past escapades that led to her becoming a super thief.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, light, 2d animation
Audience: kids
Plot: female protagonist, secret agents, interpol, master thief, female criminal, thief, criminal as protagonist, orphan, heist, spy, rescue, secret organization ...
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 7.3
 13K
Crossing Lines (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Germany, Belgium, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Through globalization, many countries have been opened and barriers removed to ensure easy trade, travel and cultural diversity. However, this openness has given opportunities to criminals looking to exploit the system and ultimately threaten our ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, fighting crime, partners, partners against crime, investigator, forensics, law enforcement, organized crime, crimes, chief of police, suspicion, hunt down ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
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 6.7
 4K
The Bill (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The Bill is a police procedural television series that was broadcast on the ITV network from 16 October 1984 until 31 August 2010. The programme originated from a one-off drama, entitled Woodentop, which was broadcast in August 1983. In its final ...
Style: captivating, serious, sincere, realistic
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, society, workplace situations, police station, police, partners, crimes, investigation, inspector ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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 5.5
 2K
Antikiller (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Russia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Former criminal investigator, Major Korenev, nicknamed Fox is released from prison. He has been detained there as a result of planted incriminating evidence of unlawful investigation techniques. Setting accounts with Shaman - a big criminal boss, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Plot: fighting crime, crimes, criminal heroes, gang, rivalry, criminal, brutality, bandit, law and order, criminal gang, smuggler, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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