Rookie movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant rookie movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, entertaining and suspense films and TV shows about / with rookie, crimes, crime, law enforcement, danger, partners, police, police investigation, murder and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as rookie: Graceland (2013), Training Day (2001), Southland (2009), Police Academy (1984), The Recruit (2003), The Beast (2009), Baywatch (2017), Rookie Blue (2010), The Guardian (2006), Men in Black (1997).

List of rookie movies

 7.7
 15K
Graceland (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Somewhere in Southern California, in a drug raid run by the US government, a beachfront property was seized and turned into a residence for undercover cops. They are all top agents of the DEA, FBI, and Customs and they are living in this house ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, special agents, working undercover, rookie, undercover, young man, crime, coworker, drug dealer, fighting crime, crimes, coworker relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 7.7
 353K
Training Day (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, a rookie cop works with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, atmospheric, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, police corruption, rookie, police brutality, african american, mentor, one day, drug dealing, bad cop, corruption, frame up, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 8.4
 23K
Southland (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Since premiering in 2009, Southland has redefined the police drama with its raw, authentic look at the lives and work of Los Angeles detectives and beat cops. The show centers on four main characters: Officer John Cooper (Cudlitz), a seasoned cop ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: policewoman, rookie, police detective, lapd, police protagonist, fighting crime, morality, crimes, peril, partners against crime, swat, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, southern california
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 6.7
 102K
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: humorous, funny, light, idiotic, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police academy, rookie, instructor, parody, chase, prank, goofy hero, police, officers and cadets, anti heroes, disorder, academy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, israel, los angeles
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 6.6
 123K
The Recruit (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A brilliant CIA trainee must prove his worth at the Farm, the agency's secret training grounds, where he learns to watch his back and trust no one.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, espionage, betrayal, basic training, hotshot hero, double agent, rookie, mole, state affairs, dangerous attraction, surveillance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, washington d.c., peru, langley virginia
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 7.9
 3K
The Beast (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: FBI agent Charles Barker applies controversial techniques in his attempts to bring criminals to justice, which often border on illegal and unsettle his uninitiated partner, Ellis Dove. Over the course of the first season, Barker is investigated by ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, undercover, rookie, fbi, double agent, working undercover, undercover cop, partners, crime, fbi agent, internal affairs, recruit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.6
 137K
Baywatch (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon butts heads with a brash new recruit. Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future of the Bay.
Style: feel good, entertaining, captivating, light, surprise ending ...
Plot: lifeguard, drug dealer, beach, rookie, chase, police car, disguise, conspiracy, party, crime, sea, yacht ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida, california
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 7.7
 15K
Rookie Blue (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
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, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere
Plot: policewoman, law enforcement, fighting crime, crime, workplace romance, workplace situations, honest law enforcer, relationship vs career, shooting, peril, rookie, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 6.9
 83K
The Guardian (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A high school swim champion with a troubled past enrolls in the U.S. Coast Guard's 'A' School, where legendary rescue swimmer, Ben Randall teaches him some hard lessons about loss, love, and self-sacrifice.
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, inspirational, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: rescue, teamwork, navy, friendship, ocean, ocean or sea, haunted by the past, death, coast guard, training, rookie, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, new jersey
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 7.3
 470K
Men in Black (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a police chase with an otherworldly being, a New York City cop is recruited as an agent in a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on Earth: the Men in Black. Agent Kay and new recruit Agent Jay find ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, not serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: government agency, undercover, space and aliens, ufo, partners, creature, secret agents, alien encounter, evil alien, alien, fictional government agency, rookie ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 8.1
 22K
Chicago P.D. (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A riveting police drama about the men and women of the Chicago Police Department's District 21 who put it all on the line to serve and protect their community. District 21 is made up of two distinctly different groups: the uniformed cops who ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, police, policewoman, crimes, crime investigation, arrest, shooting, sergeant, victim, partners, rookie, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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Can't Change the Meeting Place (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After WWII is over, a young officer Volodya Sharapov returns to Moscow to work in MUR - Moskovskiy Ugolovny Rozysk (Moscow Criminal Police). There he meets Gleb Zheglov who is a chief of a squad which fights organized crime. Their main task is to ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, russian, law enforcement, gang, crime, post war, working undercover, police investigation, robbery, rookie, undercover agent, bandit ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: russia, soviet union, moscow russia
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 8.1
 1K
The Inside (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: The Inside is an American crime drama television series created by Tim Minear and Howard Gordon and produced by Imagine Television. The Inside follows the work of the FBI's Los Angeles Violent Crimes Unit, a division dedicated to investigating ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, mind bending
Plot: fbi, fighting crime, investigation, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, rookie, haunted by the past, deadly, special agents, dark past, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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 6.6
 19K
Dark Blue (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Set during the Rodney King riots, a robbery homicide investigation triggers a series of events that will cause a corrupt LAPD officer to question his tactics.
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police brutality, police corruption, police investigation, partners, fighting the system, rookie, law enforcement, testimony, crimes, dishonesty, crime and punishment, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
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 7.3
 25K
Covert Affairs (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A young CIA operative, Annie Walker, is mysteriously summoned to headquarters for duty as a field operative. While Annie believes she's been promoted for her exceptional linguistic skills, there may be something or someone from her past that ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, double life, secret agents, blind character, undercover, state affairs, working undercover, mission gone awry, characters in danger, workplace, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, langley virginia
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 7.9
 30K
Chicago Fire (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: An edge-of-your-seat view into the lives of everyday heroes committed to one of America's noblest professions. For the firefighters, rescue squad and paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51, no occupation is more stressful or dangerous, yet so ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, paramedic, rescue, fire department, characters in danger, life risking, responsibility, danger, teamwork, firemen, workplace problem, rookie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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 8.1
 154K
The Blacklist (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, clever, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, secret, special agents, crimes, intrigue, investigation, master criminal, danger, mind game, manipulations, unlikely partners, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.2
 3K
Mercy (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mercy is a medical drama which aired on NBC from September 23, 2009 to May 12, 2010. The series initially aired on Wednesday nights at 8/7c, as part of the 2009 fall season, but was pushed back to 9/8c in April. On October 23, 2009, Mercy was ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, gloomy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, rookie, nurse, love and romance, doctors and patients, renewed love, workplace situations, teaching the ways of the world, friends, power relations, rebelliousness, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
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 7.2
 4K
Sugar (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Dominican Republic
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Sugar is a 2008 sports drama film directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. It follows the story of Miguel Santos, a. k. a. Sugar (Algenis Perez Soto), a Dominican pitcher from San Pedro de MacorĂ­s, struggling to make it to the big leagues and pull ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, serious, uplifting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, sport, fish out of water, rookie, american dream, follow your dream, rags to riches, immigrants, small town, culture clash, society, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas, puerto rico, iowa, dominican republic ...
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 7.8
 5K
Sirens (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A comedy that follows three Chicago EMTs who despite their narcissistic and self-destructive personalities are uniquely qualified to save lives.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, based on british tv series
Plot: rookie, paramedic, worn out, self destructing, supportive coworker, workplace situations, separated, urban, lifesaver, workplace, ambulance, male protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.7
 65K
Backdraft (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: They say a blast of flames can take a life ... and hide a secret. But now firemen brothers Brian and Stephen McCaffrey are battling each other over past slights while trying to stop an arsonist with a diabolical agenda from torching Chicago.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, investigation, arson, corruption, rookie, danger, funeral, explosion, psychopath, office, fire, pyromaniac ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 7.1
 233K
Dredd (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, South Africa, USA, India
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the future, America is a dystopian wasteland. The latest scourge is Ma-Ma, a prostitute-turned-drug pusher with a dangerous new drug and aims to take over the city. The only possibility of stopping her is an elite group of urban police called ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, judge, survival, drug lord, gunfight, justice, one man army, corruption, police, rivalry, arrest, neo noir ...
Time: future
Place: usa, america
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A Thunder of Drums (1961)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Captain Maddocks will never be promoted beyond Captain because of a mistake that he made in the past. Lt. McQuade is a green rookie who is now under the command of the tough Captain and he does not seem to be able to do anything right. Lt. McQuade ...
Style: romanticism
Plot: apache, rookie, patrol, cavalry, outpost, desert, jealousy, revenge, tracking, apache indian, comanche indian, apache territory ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, arizona
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 8.1
 151K
The Mentalist (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: intellectual, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: partners against crime, fighting crime, crimes, police investigation, investigation, serial killer, partners, danger, murder, psychic, talented, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
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The Expendables 2 (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, gunfight, machismo, sniper, master warrior, violence, village, asian woman, beard, airplane, merciless, one on one ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012, 80s
Place: mine, albania, europe, nepal, paris france
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 7.4
 61K
Hawaii Five-0 (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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: police detective, partners against crime, crimes, suspicion, teamwork, police investigation, law enforcement, corruption, fighting crime, relatives, organized crime, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: hawaii, usa
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Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Despondent over a painful estrangement from his daughter, trainer Frankie Dunn isn't prepared for boxer Maggie Fitzgerald to enter his life. But Maggie's determined to go pro and to convince Dunn and his cohort to help her.
Style: emotional, touching, rough, sad, bleak ...
Plot: athlete and trainer, determination, sport, athlete's life, underdog, boxing, human spirit, follow your dream, training, feminism, contests and competitions, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, europe, england, missouri ...
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 8.0
 103K
Lie to Me (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The world's leading deception researcher, Dr. Cal Lightman, studies facial expression, body language and tone of voice to determine when a person is lying and why, which helps law enforcement and government agencies uncover the truth. But his ...
Style: clever, serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, deception, riddles and clues, talented, research, human nature, dishonesty, crimes, team, interrogation, crime investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 7.2
 5K
Cold Eyes (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: HA Yoon-ju becomes the newest member to a unit within the Korean Police Forces Special Crime Department that specializes in surveillance activities on high profile criminals. She teams up with HWANG Sang-Jun, the veteran leader of the unit, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rookie, partners, track down, fighting crime, police investigation, heist, partners against crime, crimes, chases and races, crime, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
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 7.5
 602
Tiger & Bunny (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: Tiger & Bunny is a 2011 Japanese anime television series produced by Sunrise under the direction of Keiichi Satou. The screenplay was written by Masafumi Nishida, with original character design by Masakazu Katsura. The series began its ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: superhero, advertising, hotshot hero, save the day, partners against crime, crimes, genetically altered, good versus evil, heroic mission, escapades, imaginary, media sensation ...
Time: future
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