Female police officer movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant female police officer movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, suspense and tense films and TV shows about / with policewoman, police, police officer, crimes, murder, police investigation, investigation, female protagonist, law enforcement and violence plots mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as female police officer: R.A.I.D. Special Unit (2016), The Killing (2011), Mare of Easttown (2021), Scott & Bailey (2011), L.A.'s Finest (2019), Ladykillers (1988), Rizzoli & Isles (2010), Baby Brown (1990), WPC 56 (2013), When the Bough Breaks (1994).

List of female police officer movies

R.A.I.D. Special Unit (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a woman who dreams to join an intervention group in the police department called RAID. Unfortunately, she is rather clumsy and both her family (and soon to be family-in-law) and a veteran of the RAID do not approve. However, Johanna is ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: policewoman, strong female character, machismo, sexism, female protagonist, police officer, clumsy, strong female lead, police, job, goofy hero, special agents ...
Place: paris france
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 8.3
 112K
The Killing (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Killing is an American crime drama television series based upon the Danish television series Forbrydelsen. Set in Seattle, Washington, the series follows the various murder investigations by homicide detectives Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder.
Style: psychological, serious, gloomy, tense, neo noir ...
Plot: female detective, murder investigation, police detective, murder, multiple suspects, police investigation, crimes, murder mystery, crime investigation, policewoman, strong female character, street kid ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
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Mare of Easttown (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A detective in a small Pennsylvania town investigates a local murder while trying to keep her life from falling apart.
Style: suspense, captivating, sentimental, atmospheric, anthology
Plot: murder, homicide detective, murder investigation, murder mystery, small town life, small town, drug abuse, female detective, ex husband ex wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, lesbian daughter, therapist ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania
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Scott & Bailey (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: D.C. Rachel Bailey and D.C. Janet Scott have a robust and engaging friendship which enables them to draw upon each other’s strengths and investigate murders for the Manchester Metropolitan Police.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: policewoman, police detective, female detective, partners against crime, police investigation, female partner, friends, relationship vs career, police, law enforcement, best friends, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: england, united kingdom, manchester, europe
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L.A.'s Finest (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Syd Burnett has left her complicated past behind to become an LAPD detective. Paired with a new partner, Nancy McKenna, a working mom with an equally complex past, Syd is pushed to examine whether her unapologetic lifestyle might be masking a ...
Style: suspense, entertaining, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: partners against crime, police investigation, policewoman, violence, betrayal, police, sex, female police detective, black cop, homicide detective, police detective, female protagonist ...
Place: los angeles
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 4.8
 208
Ladykillers (1988)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A female police detective enlists her boyfriend to help her track down a murderer picking off the dancers at an upscale male strip club in Los Angeles.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, enigmatic
Plot: policewoman, male stripper, murder mystery, serial killer, police investigation, investigation, strip club, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dancing, beefcake, working undercover ...
Place: los angeles
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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 Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 147 min.
Story: After taking a bullet to the head, Salander is under close supervision in a hospital and is set to face trial for attempted murder on her eventual release. With the help of journalist Mikael Blomkvist and his researchers at Millennium magazine, ...
Style: tense, intense, suspenseful, suspense, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: twists and turns, court, hacker, corruption, hospital, mystery, investigation, murder, crimes, lawyer, conspiracy, rape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, europe, scandinavia, eastern europe
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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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 6.4
 54
Baby Brown (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Action thriller trails two attractive female cops (Zoli Marki and Kryska Witowska) on the hunt for a lethal drug lord who’s responsible for injuring one of the women’s former partners. Things get even more dangerous when the two women learn they ...
Plot: undercover cop, illegal drugs, sexploitation, drug lord, undercover agent, covert operation, police, drugs, police officer, undercover, police shootout, policewoman ...
Place: south africa, johannesburg south africa
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 7.3
 902
WPC 56 (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Drama following WPC Gina Dawson, the first Woman Police Constable to join Brinford Constabulary, a fictional police force in the West Midlands, in 1956. The show focuses on WPC Gina Dawson's struggle to gain acceptance in the male-dominated ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: police investigation, policewoman, police station, police detective, workplace, crimes, gender, law enforcement, workplace situations, murder, female friendship, police sergeant ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1956
Place: england
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When the Bough Breaks (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A police detective investigates the apparent serial killing of several children which is linked to an institutionalized, autistic child.
Style: scary, rough, serious, psychological, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, missing person, murder, investigation, mentally unstable, witnessing a crime, police investigation, crimes, mystery, police detective, psychopath, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
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 2.9
 243
Slash Dance (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A female cop goes undercover as a dancer at an old theater to catch a serial killer who has been murdering women auditioning for a musical.
Style: slasher
Plot: serial killer, rock and roll, dancer, theatre director, girl gang, serial murder, biker gang, beach, female detective, murder, theater, masked killer ...
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The Chicago Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows officers of the Chicago Police Department as they fight crime on the streets and try to expose political corruption within the city.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, tough law enforcer, corruption, politician, policewoman, police, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, political corruption, chief of police, gang war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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 7.6
 28K
Cold Case (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The Philadelphia homicide squad's lone female detective finds her calling when she is assigned cases that have never been solved. Detective Lilly Rush combines her natural instincts with the updated technology available today to bring about ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: female detective, police detective, policewoman, police officer, who done it, murder investigation, uncover truth, mentor, police, victim, homicide detective, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 50s, 80s, 90s ...
Place: philadelphia, usa
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Backstreet Justice (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A P.I. is burdened by her late father's reputation as a corrupt cop.
Style: neo noir, cult film
Plot: murder, sex scene, female nudity, police corruption, policewoman, female gunfighter, karate, girl power, ambush, martial arts, police shootout, tough girl ...
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Black Scorpion (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Darcy is a cop who is also a supehero named Black Scorpion at night who kicks and beats evildoers to a pulp. She soon catches wind of an asthmatic mad scientist who plans on tainting the city's air supply with a toxin. Only Darcy in her ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superheroine, female protagonist, sex scene, female martial artist, secret identity, women, femdom, undercover, femme fatale, murder, lust ...
Time: 90s
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 2.3
 5K
Theodore Rex (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In an alternate futuristic society, a tough female police detective is paired with a talking dinosaur to find the killer of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals leading them to a mad scientist bent on creating a new Armageddon.
Style: humorous, entertaining, melancholic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: dinosaur, murder, buddy cop, surrealism, murder investigation, clumsiness, telepathy, conspiracy, tyrannosaurus rex, animal life, mad scientist, goofy hero ...
Time: future, prehistoric times, prehistory
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 7.4
 32K
Marcella (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Marcella is shocked to the core of her being when her husband Jason leaves her unexpectedly, confessing he no longer loves her. Heartbroken, Marcella returns to the Met’s Murder Squad. Ten years ago Marcella gave up her fast-tracked police career ...
Style: tense, captivating, enigmatic, neo noir, suspense ...
Plot: female protagonist, female detective, serial killer, british police, murder, murder investigation, female police detective, homicide detective, police, ex husband ex wife relationship, husband leaves wife, police investigation ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: london
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Ghost in the Shell 2.0 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the year 2029, Section 9, a group of cybernetically enhanced cops, are called in to investigate and stop a highly-wanted hacker known as 'The Puppetmaster'. Ghost in the Shell 2.0 is a reproduced version of its original 1995 ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: cyberpunk, androids and robots, anti heroine, female spy, cyberspace, future dystopia, distopia, terrorism, hacker, woman fights a man, mind game, uncover truth ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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The Bone Collector (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Rookie cop, Amelia Donaghy reluctantly teams with Lincoln Rhyme – formerly the department's top homicide detective but now paralyzed as a result of a spinal injury – to catch a grisly serial killer dubbed 'The Bone Collector'. The ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, psychological, surprise ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: serial killer, crimes, psychopath, police investigation, investigation, twists and turns, race against time, mind game, policewoman, master criminal, paraplegic, forensics ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Ghost in the Shell (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the year 2029, the barriers of our world have been broken down by the net and by cybernetics, but this brings new vulnerability to humans in the form of brain-hacking. When a highly-wanted hacker known as 'The Puppetmaster' begins ...
Style: atmospheric, mind bending, philosophical, surreal, futuristic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, androids and robots, distopia, female protagonist, hacker, future dystopia, policewoman, chase, cyborgs, female spy, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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 5.9
 13K
Backtrack (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Troubled psychotherapist Peter Bowers is suffering from nightmares and eerie visions. When he uncovers a horrifying secret that all of his patients share, he is put on a course that takes him back to the small hometown he fled years ago. There he ...
Style: suspense, bleak, touching, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: ghost, memory, nightmare, therapist, hallucination, death, murder, death of daughter, repressed memory, father son relationship, bicycle, girl ...
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 6.7
 127K
Police Academy (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: New rules enforced by the Lady Mayoress mean that sex, weight, height and intelligence need no longer be a factor for joining the Police Force. This opens the floodgates for all and sundry to enter the Police Academy, much to the chagrin of the ...
Style: funny, light, parody, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: police, police academy, farce, chase, officers and cadets, dumb, justice, instructor, cadet, recruit, mentor, rookie ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century
Place: israel, usa, los angeles
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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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 7.8
 160K
Bones (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Temperance Brennan and her colleagues at the Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal Lab assist Special Agent Seeley Booth with murder investigations when the remains are so badly decomposed, burned or destroyed that the standard identification ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, intellectual, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: partners against crime, investigation, forensics, fbi, partners, expert, teamwork, crime investigation, scientist, killings, police investigation, talented ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 8.9
 372K
Fargo (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: A close-knit anthology series dealing with stories involving malice, violence and murder based in and around Minnesota.
Style: atmospheric, neo noir, captivating, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, dark humor, policewoman, law enforcement, small town, police investigation, killings, psychopath, police officer, small town life, scheme, snow ...
Time: 21st century, year 1979, future, contemporary, year 2006 ...
Place: minnesota, usa, north dakota
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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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 7.7
 18K
Rookie Blue (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Ambitious young cops try to prove themselves in their high-stakes careers, in which the smallest mistake can have deadly consequences. At the core of the close-knit group is perfectionist Andy McNally, whose father was a homicide detective before he ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: rookie, policewoman, workplace romance, workplace situations, police officer, police, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, honest law enforcer, peril, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
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 7.3
 13K
Masculine (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Meet Shivani Shivaji Roy, Senior Inspector, Crime Branch, Mumbai Police, as she sets out to confront the mastermind behind the child trafficking mafia, which makes the mistake of kidnapping and smuggling a teenage girl who is like a daughter to her. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: one woman army, female protagonist, child prostitution, child trafficking, female detective, police investigation, chase, law enforcement, track down, crimes, rape, teenage prostitute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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