Ex cop movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant ex cop movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, tense and exciting films and TV shows about / with ex cop, crimes, crime, murder, investigation, police investigation, brutality, revenge, chase and blood plots mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as ex cop: Safe (2012), The Morning After (1986), High Security Vacation (2009), Cold Steel (1987), Circuit (2001), Blood Drive (2017), Stander (2003), The Super (2017), Vincent (2005), The World of Kanako (2014).

List of ex cop movies

 6.5
 103K
Safe (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a former elite agent rescues a 12-year-old Chinese girl who's been abducted, they find themselves in the middle of a standoff between Triads, the Russian Mafia and high-level corrupt New York City politicians and police.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: lone hero, ex military, gunfight, protector, chase, tough heroes, fist fighting, on the run, organized crime, code, mafia, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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The Morning After (1986)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Failed actress Alex Sternbergen wakes up hungover one morning in an apartment she does not recognize, unable to remember the previous evening -- and with a dead body in bed next to her. As she tries to piece together the events of the night, Alex ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, mystery, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, crimes, deadly, partners, unlikely partners, ex cop, corpse, amnesia, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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High Security Vacation (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two escaped convicts pose as children's summer camp staff in order to evade capture and learn about caring for others in the process. Sumrak has been in prison since he was 16 years old but is pushing thirty now, is well acquainted with prison ...
Style: light, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: summer camp, adventure, escape, prison escape, convict, starting over, social relations, fugitives, self discovery, escaped prisoner, human relationship, changing lives ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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 4.6
 683
Cold Steel (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Detective Johnny Modine gets his Christmas celebration spoiled with news of his father's death, which seems the work of psychopathic junkies ...
Style: rough, realistic, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, investigation, police detective, crimes, rivalry, femme fatale, deadly, ex cop, vengeance, christmas eve, strong female presence ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
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 5.7
 1K
Circuit (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: John is an ex-cop who leaves small-town life and provincial attitudes behind for a new existence in West Hollywood. As he seeks an open, accepting gay life, John is introduced to the fast-paced Circuit Party scene, featuring beautiful people and a ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, coming out, love and romance, lifestyle, fish out of water, sexual relations, nightlife, couples, best friends, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, los angeles, california, usa, palm springs california
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 7.3
 6K
Blood Drive (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in a near-dystopian future, a former cop is forced to take part in a death race where the cars run on human blood. You lose a leg and you lose your head.
Style: bloody, tense, road movie, macabre, rough
Plot: car race, crimes, murder, survival, ex cop, rivalry, danger, gunfight, gangsters, dishonesty, blood splatter, surrealism ...
Place: usa
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 7.1
 8K
Stander (2003)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, Germany, South Africa, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The life and career of Andre Stander, a South African police officer turned bank robber.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, harsh, factual ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: heist, crime, crimes, fighting the system, criminal heroes, law enforcement, rebelliousness, apartheid, violence spree, dishonesty, anti heroes, anti hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: south africa, africa, texas, new jersey, ireland
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 5.9
 12K
The Super (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man becomes the superintendent of a large New York City apartment building where people mysteriously go missing.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, enigmatic, macabre, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apartment building, father daughter relationship, missing person, missing, ex cop, disappearance, secrets, child in peril, mysterious stranger, basement, mother, evil twin ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
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 7.3
 615
Vincent (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Vincent is an ITV drama series. An initial series was made and aired in 2005 and starred Ray Winstone, in the title role, and Suranne Jones as two members of a team of private eyes hired by people to spy on their partners or indeed anyone else they ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: private detective, investigation, partners, crimes, workaholic, ex cop, against the rules, rebellion, crime, private investigator, british, ex-cop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england
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The World of Kanako (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Showa Fujishima is a former detective. One day, his daughter Kanako, who is a model student, disappears. To find his daughter, he investigates more carefully into his daughter's life. He quickly realizes that his daughter is no saint, but there ...
Style: suspense, enigmatic, captivating, psychological
Plot: bullying, secret life, police corruption, father daughter relationship, drug abuse, juvenile delinquent, missing person, dysfunctional family, addiction, emotional manipulation, suicide, uncover truth ...
Place: japan
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A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, private detective, kidnapping, serial killer, investigation, crimes, crime, mafia, neo noir, haunted by the past, drug dealer, corpse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, contemporary, 21st century ...
Place: usa, new york
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I Come with the Rain (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Spain, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Kline, a former Los Angeles police officer turned private detective, is hired by a powerful pharmaceutical conglomerate boss to investigate in Asia the disappearance of his only son, Shitao, whom he has not seen in person since the boy was ten. Now ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, private detective, neo noir, haunted by the past, serial killer, crimes, ex cop, murder, danger, crime, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, the philippines, asia
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 6.1
 37K
Cleaner (2007)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Single father and former cop Tom Cutler has an unusual occupation: he cleans up death scenes. But when he's called in to sterilize a wealthy suburban residence after a brutal shooting, Cutler is shocked to learn he may have unknowingly erased ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crimes, murder, police corruption, crime, ex law enforcer, murder investigation, mystery, ex cop, graphic violence, corrupt law enforcer, buried truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.4
 10K
Terriers (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Ex-cop and recovering alcoholic Hank Dolworth partners with his best friend, former criminal Britt Pollack, in an unlicensed private investigation business. The series is set in Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, although it is portrayed as a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, investigation, private detective, private investigator, crimes, team, suspicion, investigator, teamwork, buddies, murder, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san diego california
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High Heel Homicide (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: As a string of brutal murders plague the city, two undercover detectives (Brent Harvey and Mia Li) race to solve the mystery and unmask the killer. Their only clues: each victim is a former cop and each has a blood-red letter painted on their body. ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, erotic
Plot: erotic thriller, revenge, murder, stripper, strip club, police investigation, text messaging, working undercover, ex cop, blood, lesbian sex, crime ...
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I'll Be Home for Christmas (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jackie Foster, a dynamic Assistant District Attorney and single mom, is looking forward to wrapping up her latest case and spending Christmas with Gracie, her adorable and precocious, eight-year old daughter. But when Jackie’s estranged dad, Jack ...
Style: feel good, touching, light, melancholic
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: father daughter relationship, christmas, estranged father, granddaughter, family relations, grandfather granddaughter relationship, family, ex cop, assistant, city life, dog, father and daughter ...
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The Prophet's Game (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Prophet has arrived in the ultimate playing ground... Los Angeles. It has taken an innocent childhood game and twisted it into a deadly match of wits, where the only prize is survival. Moving from city to city, The Prophet lures unsuspecting ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: murder, mind game, riddles and clues, serial killer, investigation, mystery, chases and races, crimes, danger, crime, vengeance, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 6.2
 6K
Ghosted (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A skeptic is forced to work with a firm believer of the paranormal on unexplained occurrences in Los Angeles.
Style: light, entertaining, humorous, feel good
Plot: security guard, paranormal phenomena, investigation, monster, partners, secret agents, fantasy world, secret agent, buddy cop, life turned upside down, contests and competitions, chance meeting ...
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 5.7
 8K
The Cape (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: "The Cape" is a drama series following Vince Faraday, an honest cop on a corrupt police force, who finds himself framed for a series of murders and presumed dead. He is forced into hiding, leaving behind his wife Dana and son, Trip. Fueled ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, fighting crime, vigilantism, crimes, danger, rivalry, undercover, dishonesty, frame up, presumed dead, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 4.9
 964
Ring of Death (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On the inside, there are no rules. See what happens when Prison Officials Profit from Illegal fights.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, frame up, contests and competitions, criminal's revenge, police investigation, criminal heroes, track down, undercover, ex cop, tough guy, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.8
 58K
The Chaser (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Joong-ho is a dirty detective turned pimp in financial trouble as several of his girls have recently disappeared without clearing their debts. While trying to track them down, he finds a clue that the vanished girls were all called up by the same ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, pimp, violence, prostitute, police investigation, race against time, interrogation, search, disappearance, woman in danger, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, seoul, asia, korea
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The Missing Person (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Private detective John Rosow is hired to tail a man on a train from Chicago to Los Angeles. Rosow gradually uncovers the man's identity as a missing person; one of the thousands presumed dead after the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, clever
Plot: missing person, private detective, neo noir, train, riddles and clues, uncover truth, danger, fbi agent, post september 11 2001, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, alcoholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, new york
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Citizen Gangster (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on a real WWII vet and family man turned bank robber. Disillusioned by his post war circumstances, Eddie Boyd is torn between the need to provide for his young family and an unfulfilled dream to head to Hollywood to become a star. He discovers ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic
Plot: true crime, police brutality, heist, crime, gang, crimes, family relations, criminal heroes, bank robber, prison escape, war veteran, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 40s, 1950s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 7.5
 3K
Springfloden (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A late summer night in 1990 a young pregnant woman is brutally murdered by being buried in the sand, to slowly become submerged by the tide. 25 years later, the sadistic murder remains unsolved. Olivia Rönning receives the task of studying the case ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, bleak, suspense
Plot: cold case, murder, crime, homeless, female protagonist, murder of a pregnant woman, gay friend, murder investigation, mystery, crimes, internet, murder witness ...
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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Sweating Bullets (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada, Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Tropical Heat is a Canadian action series produced in cooperation with Mexico and Israel that aired between 1991 and 1993. The plot revolves around private investigator, ex-DEA agent Nick Slaughter who after arriving in the fictional resort town of ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, resort, bar, private investigator, travel agent, detective agency, ex law enforcer, sexual tension, owner, strong female presence, investigation, outside help ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa
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 8.2
 33K
HAPPY! (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Nick Sax, an intoxicated, corrupt ex-cop turned hit man, floats adrift in a world of casual murder, soulless sex and betrayal. After a hit gone wrong, his inebriated life is forever changed by a tiny, relentlessly positive, imaginary blue winged ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: imaginary friend, gory, murder, crimes, hitman, kidnapping, investigation, swearing, danger, fight scenes, goofy hero, happy ending ...
Place: usa
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WWE Backlash: In Your House (1999)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Backlash: In Your House was a PPV presented by Castrol GTX, which took place on April 25, 1999 at the Providence Civic Center in Providence, Rhode Island. It was the 28th and final event to be promoted under the In Your House banner, as shortly ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: wrestling, abduction, father son relationship, corporation, religious cult, ex cop, baseball bat, giant, rivalry, boiler room, title bout, suit and tie ...
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 6.2
 76K
Broken City (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In a broken city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure, the mayor. Billy's relentless pursuit of justice, matched only by his streetwise ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, mayor, betrayal, politics, election, political corruption, crimes, crime, uncover truth, conspiracy, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new orleans, new jersey
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Vanishing Point (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Kowalski works for a car delivery service. He takes delivery of a 1970 Dodge Challenger to take from Colorado to San Francisco, California. Shortly after pickup, he takes a bet to get the car there in less than 15 hours.
Style: cult film, exciting, offbeat, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: car chase, bet, car, on the road, hippie, hitchhiker, race against time, police, nudity (full frontal - brief), obsessive quest, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, san diego california, colorado, denver colorado ...
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 5.6
 124K
Scream 3 (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A murdering spree begins to happen again, this time its targeted toward the original Woodsboro survivors and those associated with the movie inside a movie, 'Stab 3'. Sydney must face the demons of her past to stop the killer.
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, masked killer, hollywood, crimes, murder, mystery killer, filmmaking, isolation, wannabe, mask, psychopath ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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