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, suspenseful, tense, serious, entertaining and suspense films and TV shows about / with rookie, police officer, crimes, danger, police, violence, corruption, police investigation, partners and chase plots mostly in Action, Crime and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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rookie movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as rookie: Rookie Blue (2010), Training Day (2001), Backdraft (1991), SK8 the Infinity (2021), Graceland (2013), Hawaii Five-0 (2010), Baywatch (2017), 21 Jump Street (2012), End of Watch (2012), The Beast (2009).

List of rookie movies

 7.7
 17K
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: policewoman, rookie, workplace romance, workplace situations, police officer, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, peril, honest law enforcer, relationship vs career, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 7.7
 430K
Training Day (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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, neo noir, harsh, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, african american, lone hero, corrupt cop, gang member, gunfight, gang, drug dealer, rookie, mentor, police, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 6.7
 80K
Backdraft (1991)
Genre: Action, 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: twists and turns, suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, arson, firefighter, corruption, fire, pyromaniac, rescue, rookie, brother brother relationship, firefighting, funeral, disaster ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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SK8 the Infinity (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: "S" is a dangerous, top secret, no-holds-barred downhill skateboarding race down an abandoned mine. When avid skateboarder Reki takes Langa to the mountain where "S" is held, Langa, who's never been on a skateboard in his ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, light
Plot: skateboard, competition, rivals, battles, rivalry, high school student, contests and competitions, adventure, rookie, friendship between men, friendship, snowboard ...
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 7.6
 17K
Graceland (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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, tense, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, fbi, working undercover, rookie, crimes, fighting crime, young man, undercover, undercover agent, coworker, drug dealer, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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 7.4
 73K
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, crime investigation, fighting crime, teamwork, crimes, police protagonist, policewoman, police detective, police, suspicion, leader ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: hawaii, usa
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 5.5
 185K
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: buddy comedy, entertaining, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lifeguard, beach, sea, swimming, rookie, chase, disguise, crimes, bodyguard, drug dealer, muscleman, male objectification ...
Time: 2010s, future, year 2017
Place: california, florida, usa, north america
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 7.2
 552K
21 Jump Street (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are ...
Style: humorous, funny, ridiculous, buddy comedy, parody ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: high school, undercover cop, working undercover, high school life, partners against crime, geek, party, buddy cop, drug dealer, police investigation, friendship, sarcasm ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, year 2012 ...
Place: usa
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 7.6
 246K
End of Watch (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel during a routine traffic stop.
Style: emotional, tense, suspense, harsh, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: street gang, latinos, police officer, gang member, police, gang war, gangsters, brutality, friendship, fighting crime, gunfight, urban ghetto ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 70s, year 2011
Place: los angeles, south central los angeles, california, usa
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 7.7
 3K
The Beast (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rookie, undercover cop, investigation, fbi, undercover, working undercover, double agent, partners, crimes, internal affairs, fbi agent, undercover agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.4
 2K
NYC 22 (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: NYC 22 is an American police procedural drama which ran on CBS from April 15 to August 11, 2012. The series was a mid-season replacement for CSI: Miami. On May 13, 2012, both series were canceled by CBS.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: rookie, nypd, state trooper, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, partners, police officer, streetwise, partners against crime, ex athlete, honest law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Expendables 2 (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, China
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, humorous, stylized, entertaining, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, mercenary, ex military, tough guy, tough heroes, hotshot, fistfight, battles, machismo, villain, master warrior, merciless ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s, year 2012
Place: europe, china, new orleans, paris france, nepal ...
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 6.6
 136K
The Recruit (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Switzerland
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: surprise ending, suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: spy, cia, double agent, espionage, basic training, surveillance, recruit, hotshot hero, agent, secret service, betrayal, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, washington d.c., usa, peru, miami ...
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 8.0
 56K
Chicago Fire (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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: exciting, tense, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: firefighter, fire department, fire brigade, paramedic, rescue, friendship, teamwork, life risking, responsibility, lifesaver, crime investigation, emergency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
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 6.7
 125K
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, humorous, parody, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police academy, police, 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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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, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, crimes, master criminal, forensics, mind game, race against time, investigation, policewoman, paraplegic, riddles and clues ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.4
 24K
Black and Blue (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Exposure follows a rookie Detroit African-American female cop who stumbles upon corrupt officers who are murdering a drug dealer, an incident captured by her body cam. They pursue her through the night in an attempt to destroy the footage, but to ...
Style: suspense, tense, bleak, surprise ending, neo noir ...
Plot: corrupt cop, drug lord, ghetto, african american, betrayal, police, rookie, criminal gang, police corruption, organized crime, policewoman, murder ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, detroit
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 7.7
 6K
Sirens (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, light, entertaining, erotic ...
Plot: paramedic, lifesaver, rookie, workplace, supportive coworker, workplace situations, ambulance, friendship between men, friendship, workplace humor, asexual, medical ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Brooklyn's Finest (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Enforcing the law within the notoriously rough Brownsville section of the city and especially within the Van Dyke housing projects is the NYPD's sixty-fifth precinct. Three police officers struggle with the sometimes fine line between right and ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspense, intense, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corrupt cop, corruption, police, crimes, police corruption, guilt, nypd, police detective, betrayal, murder, organized crime, swat team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, new jersey, los angeles, usa
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 7.1
 273K
Dredd (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, South Africa, 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, intense, neo noir, touching, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, post apocalypse, distopia, judge, lone hero, tough law enforcer, drugs, brutality, drug lord, corruption, fighting crime, one man army ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, america
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 7.3
 2K
Cuffs (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cuffs is a fresh, authentic and visceral drama that will take the audience on an exhilarating ride through the challenges of front-line policing. Adrenalized and vibrant, the show is packed full of dramatic incidents and colourful characters. From a ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, unusual plot structure, tense, contemplative ...
Plot: police, police officer, rookie, gay, police investigation, police procedural, violence, friends, chase, friendship, gangsters, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, britain, brighton
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Prep & Landing (2009)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Wayne gets a new rookie partner, Lanny, after his previous partner got the promotion he wanted. Lanny has to remind Wayne of the Spirit of Christmas and the importance of being an elf in Santa's Prep and Landing elite unit.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, exciting, 3d animation ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, workplace, rookie, partners, escapades, holiday, workplace situations, family, partnership, santa claus, snowstorm, job promotion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.2
 5K
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: atmospheric, uplifting, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, sport, follow your dream, culture clash, immigrants, rags to riches, athlete, american dream, fish out of water, dream come true, ambition, against the odds ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, new jersey, canada, new york, africa ...
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 6.6
 22K
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, harsh, intense, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police investigation, police brutality, crimes, corruption, police officer, police, investigation, rookie, partners, fighting the system, crime and punishment ...
Time: 20th century, year 1992, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, new jersey, usa, southern california
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 6.4
 7K
Crown Vic (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: One memorable night in the life of veteran patrol officer Ray Mandel and his trainee, ambitious rookie cop Nick Holland in the LAPD's Olympic Division. With two cop killers on the loose and hunting for more targets, Mandel and Holland must ...
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, brutal, captivating
Plot: rookie, latinos, partners, friendship, fighting crime, police brutality, evidence, investigation, crimes, surveillance, peril, realism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
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 6.2
 13K
Mine 9 (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two miles into the earth, nine Appalachian miners struggle to survive after a methane explosion leaves them with one hour of oxygen.
Style: disturbing, captivating, entertaining, tense
Plot: mine, rescue, trapped, disaster, survival, coal mine, rookie, fear, panic, catastrophe, struggle, fight ...
Place: west virginia
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 8.0
 242K
The Blacklist (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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: tense, captivating, twists and turns, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, investigation, master criminal, special agents, unlikely partners, intrigue, mind game, crimes, partners, law enforcement, killings, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Tiger & Bunny (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: humorous, exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense ...
Plot: superhero, advertising, rivalry, good versus evil, fighting crime, supernatural, partners, rookie, save the day, media, mutant, heroic mission ...
Time: future
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 6.7
 222K
Safe House (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A dangerous CIA renegade resurfaces after a decade on the run. When the safe house he's remanded to is attacked by mercenaries, a rookie operative escapes with him. Now, the unlikely allies must stay alive long enough to uncover who wants them ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, gunfight, on the run, cia agent, secret service, spy, mercenary, secret agents, betrayal, corruption, fistfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: cape town south africa, africa, south africa, paris france, langley virginia
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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows Las Vegas criminalists working for the Las Vegas Police Department as they use physical evidence to solve grisly murders in this unusually graphic drama, which has inspired a host of other cop-show "procedurals". The ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, murder investigation, teamwork, crimes, investigator, scientist, expert, police investigation, police detective, workplace, murder, police procedural ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
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