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, suspense and intense films and TV shows about / with rookie, crime, crimes, police, murder, mentor, law enforcement, storytelling, danger and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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rookie movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as rookie: Training Day (2001), Graceland (2013), Baywatch (2017), Police Academy (1984), Southland (2009), The Beast (2009), The Blacklist (2013), Rookie Blue (2010), Chicago P.D. (2014), Can't Change the Meeting Place (1979).

List of rookie movies

 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: police corruption, rookie, police brutality, one day, corruption, drug dealing, bad cop, honest, ghetto, police investigation, lone hero, gangs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 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: special agents, fbi, working undercover, undercover, rookie, drug dealer, young man, coworker relationship, verbal byplay, crime, crimes, fighting crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 5.6
 130K
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: light, captivating, entertaining, feel good, gross out humor ...
Plot: lifeguard, drug dealer, rookie, beach, police car, chase, conspiracy, disguise, crime, party, sea, yacht ...
Time: 2010s
Place: california, florida
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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, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police academy, parody, chase, goofy hero, rookie, anti heroes, instructor, urban, recruit, prank, officers and cadets, police ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, israel, los angeles
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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: gloomy, serious, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rookie, policewoman, swat, realism, lapd, police protagonist, arrest, police detective, partners against crime, crime, fighting crime, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, southern california
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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, fbi, undercover, working undercover, undercover cop, rookie, crime, partners, double agent, fbi agent, internal affairs, crime investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, serious, clever, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, special agents, secret, master criminal, intrigue, crimes, mind game, crime, danger, investigation, terrorism, unlikely partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, crime, law enforcement, fighting crime, workplace situations, workplace romance, relationship vs career, workplace, honest law enforcer, rookie, shooting, peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, police, crime investigation, crimes, policewoman, partners, sergeant, arrest, victim, shooting, rookie, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, russian, law enforcement, gang, crime, post war, working undercover, police investigation, rookie, robbery, bandit, undercover agent ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: soviet union, russia, moscow russia
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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: serious, tense, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, rescue, fire department, paramedic, danger, life risking, responsibility, teamwork, characters in danger, workplace problem, crime investigation, chief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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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, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, secret agents, double life, working undercover, government agency, blind character, state affairs, undercover, workplace, mission gone awry, characters in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, langley virginia
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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, space and aliens, undercover, creature, ufo, secret agents, partners, alien encounter, evil alien, fictional government agency, secret identity, alien ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, ocean or sea, friendship, ocean, death, coast guard, haunted by the past, navy, mentor, rookie, training ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, new jersey
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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: outpost, cavalry, patrol, rookie, apache, arrow, attack, ambush, cactus, saddle, bigotry, revenge ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, arizona
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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, explosion, fire, danger, rescue, office, psychopath, pyromaniac, rookie ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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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: exciting, intellectual, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: partners against crime, crimes, fighting crime, police investigation, serial killer, investigation, danger, partners, murder, crime, psychic, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
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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, justice, corruption, police, drug lord, neo noir, gunfight, rivalry, criminal, one man army ...
Time: future
Place: usa, america
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, based on british tv series
Plot: paramedic, rookie, workplace situations, urban, workplace, ambulance, separated, lifesaver, supportive coworker, self destructing, worn out, male protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: 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 Macorís, struggling to make it to the big leagues and pull ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, sport, follow your dream, immigrants, fish out of water, rags to riches, american dream, rookie, small town, culture clash, homesickness, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iowa, kansas, usa, puerto rico, caribbean ...
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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: sincere, serious, gloomy, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, nurse, rookie, dealing with death, doctors and patients, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, workplace situations, love and romance, workplace, friends, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, 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, sad, rough, bleak ...
Plot: athlete and trainer, sport, athlete's life, determination, underdog, follow your dream, human spirit, boxing, feminism, training, contests and competitions, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, europe, missouri, england ...
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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, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, crimes, police detective, teamwork, police investigation, suspicion, law enforcement, fighting crime, relatives, corruption, chases and races, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: hawaii, 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, semi serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, master warrior, gunfight, violence, sniper, machismo, village, beard, airplane, asian woman, tough heroes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012, 80s
Place: mine, albania, europe, paris france, nepal
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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, rough, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, espionage, betrayal, surveillance, hotshot hero, basic training, undercover, double agent, mole, hacker, recruit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, peru, washington d.c., langley virginia
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 7.3
 57
Young Lions (2002)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Australia
Story: Young Lions was an Australian TV police drama broadcast on the Nine Network in 2002 and in Ireland on RTÉ Two.The series was based around the professional and private lives of four rookie detectives, the Young Lions, of South West 101, an inner ...
Plot: police detective, rookie, crime investigation, police station, police investigation, police, criminal
Place: australia
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 7.6
 493K
Kick-Ass (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a super-hero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, entertaining, brutal ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night, teen comedy
Plot: superhero, youth, fighting crime, disguise, killings, teenage life, heroes, young heroes, violence, murder, odd, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 5.3
 52K
Point Break (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sport, Thriller
Country: China, Germany, USA, Austria, Italy, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A young undercover FBI agent infiltrates a gang of thieves who share a common interest in extreme sports. A remake of the 1991 film, "Point Break".
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, fbi, surfing, chase, friendship, redemption, gang, extreme sports, undercover, heist, betrayal, greed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, italy, france, africa, paris france ...
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 8.5
 1.1M
The Departed (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 151 min.
Story: To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, twist ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mole, mafia, working undercover, undercover cop, undercover, police, mind game, organized crime, crime, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, harvard university, china, taiwan
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The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI trainee, Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs clues to help her capture a serial killer. But her Faustian relationship ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, tense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, investigation, murder, crime, cannibalism, fbi, killings, special agents, deadly, psychology ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: maryland, virginia, usa, bahamas, illinois ...
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