Police chief movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant police chief movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, intense and interesting films and TV shows about / with police chief, police, crimes, crime, corruption, murder, investigation, police investigation, law enforcement and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, South Korea, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as police chief: Jaws (1975), Midsomer Murders (1997), Psych (2006), In the Heat of the Night (1967), Blue Bloods (2010), The Leftovers (2014), Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013), New World (2013), Gangster Squad (2013), The Mentalist (2008).

List of police chief movies

 8.0
 503K
Jaws (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, The police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, fear, shark, police chief, survival, animal horror, shark attack, great white shark, danger, underwater, beach, responsibility ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, long island, atlantic ocean, new york
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Midsomer Murders (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The peacefulness of the Midsomer community is shattered by violent crimes, suspects are placed under suspicion, and it is up to a veteran DCI and his young sergeant to calmly and diligently eliminate the innocent and ruthlessly pursue the guilty.
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, multiple suspects, murder investigation, law enforcement, human nature, crime, police chief, murder, crimes, who done it, village ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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 8.4
 77K
Psych (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Thanks to his police officer father's efforts, Shawn Spencer spent his childhood developing a keen eye for detail (and a lasting dislike of his dad). Years later, Shawn's frequent tips to the police lead to him being falsely accused of a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, exciting, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: intelligence, buddies, private detective, who done it, partners, resourceful, investigation, best friends, unconventional method, friendship, crime, police chief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
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In the Heat of the Night (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An African American detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racist southern town.
Style: thought provoking, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: small town, police chief, racist, racism, prejudice, police investigation, culture clash, crime, sheriff, racial slur, african american, thief ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1930s
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa, mississippi river, california
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 7.6
 28K
Blue Bloods (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A drama about a multi-generational family of cops dedicated to New York City law enforcement. Frank Reagan is the New York Police Commissioner and heads both the police force and the Reagan brood. He runs his department as diplomatically as he runs ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police chief, family life, family relations, family tradition, law enforcement, police detective, police brutality, crimes, price of justice, police commissioner, police protagonist, female detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 8.3
 64K
The Leftovers (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When 2% of the world's population abruptly disappears without explanation, the world struggles to understand just what they're supposed to do about it. The drama series 'The Leftovers' is the story of the people who didn't ...
Style: mind bending, captivating, serious, twists and turns, offbeat ...
Plot: disappearance, society, life turned upside down, missing person, haunted by the past, miraculous event, police chief, cause and meaning, worldwide chaos, chaos, small town sheriff, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A single-camera ensemble comedy following the lives of an eclectic group of detectives in a New York precinct, including one slacker who is forced to shape up when he gets a new boss.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police station, boss and employee, workplace situations, verbal byplay, teamwork, investigation, policewoman, crimes, workplace, arrest, police, sitcom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 7.6
 17K
New World (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 134 min.
Story: An undercover cop has his loyalties tested when the boss of the corporate gang he's spent years infiltrating dies.
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, brutal, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, working undercover, undercover cop, criminal gang, moral dilemma, mind game, police chief, crimes, group of criminals, rivalry, betrayal, mafia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, asia, korea, seoul
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 6.7
 194K
Gangster Squad (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless, Brooklyn-born mob king Mickey Cohen runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, the guns, the prostitutes and — if he has his way — every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mob boss, tough law enforcer, organized crime, corruption, mafia, crimes, police brutality, fighting crime, squad, partners, law enforcement, power struggle ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, 40s, year 1949 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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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, police investigation, fighting crime, investigation, crimes, danger, partners, serial killer, murder, psychic, crime, talented ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
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 7.4
 77K
Patriots Day (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis's actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it.
Style: intense, suspense, tense, factual, exciting ...
Plot: terrorism, manhunt, police chief, investigation, surveillance, violence, gunfight, courage, islam, tragedy, brutality, police ...
Time: 2010s
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa, california
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Tough Guys Don't Dance (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Writer, ex-con and 40-something bottle-baby Tim Madden, who is prone to black-outs, awakens from a two-week bender to discover a pool of blood in his car.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: murder, amnesia, police chief, memory loss, investigation, crimes, psychopath, manipulations, protagonist as suspect, alcohol abuse, mind game, terminal illness ...
Time: 80s
Place: massachusetts
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 7.2
 8K
The Gates (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Like most families that settle inside The Gates, the Monahans are unmoored from a complicated life they abandoned in Chicago. There's something very different about this place, almost... haunting. Named the new police chief of The Gates, Nick ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, danger, family in danger, youth, imaginary, werewolf, neighbor, boyfriend, police detective, monster, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.7
 48K
The Bridge (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When a body is found on the bridge between Denmark and Sweden, right on the border, Danish inspector Martin Rohde and Swedish Saga Norén have to share jurisdiction and work together to find the killer.
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, mind game, crime, murder, partners against crime, riddles and clues, buried truth, multiple suspects, police investigation, videotaping, forensics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, denmark, europe, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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The Chicago Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: corruption, police detective, politician, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, police investigation, gang war, partners, police chief, tough law enforcer, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
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 7.5
 2K
Memphis Beat (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Memphis Beat is an American drama series that debuted on TNT on June 22, 2010 and ended on August 16, 2011. Memphis Beat was officially canceled on October 14, 2011.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: police detective, police investigation, police station, policewoman, parents and children, family relations, workplace, law enforcement, living with parents, victim, officer, blues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: memphis, tennessee, usa, southern usa
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I Saw the Devil (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Kyung-chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his victims range from young women to even children. The police have chased him for a long time, ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, bleak, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, vengeance, violence, psychopath, extreme violence, revenge, torture, loss of spouse, crime and punishment, sadism, cat and mouse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, south korea, korea
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 6.2
 71K
Broken City (2013)
Genre: 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: suspenseful, rough, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, mayor, betrayal, politics, election, political corruption, crime, uncover truth, crimes, dishonesty, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new orleans, new jersey
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 6.9
 43K
Odd Thomas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a California desert town, a short-order cook with clairvoyant abilities encounters a mysterious man with a link to dark, threatening forces.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, stylized, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, psychic, small town, afterlife, mystery, mysterious character, evil force, good versus evil, police chief, husband wife relationship, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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 7.3
 7K
Shaitan (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Five substance-abusing friends decide to fake a kidnapping in order to bribe a police constable for covering-up a hit-and-run accident.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug abuse, police chief, hit and run, media circus, ransom, kidnapping, cocaine, suicide attempt, on the run, police corruption, innocence lost, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, mumbai india
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The Company You Keep (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A former Weather Underground activist goes on the run from a journalist who discovers his identity.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, captivating, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: robbery, hidden identity, on the run, newspaper, police chief, journalist, police investigation, journalism, family relations, life is a bitch, special agents, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1979, year 1971, year 1972
Place: michigan, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois ...
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 7.1
 433
The Bridge (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Bridge was a Canadian police drama commissioned by CTV and CBS starring Aaron Douglas. The name of the series is derived from the bridge which connects the wealthy Rosedale neighborhood of Toronto with one of its poorest, St. James Town. The ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: lesbian, police chief, police, tough law enforcer, crime, workplace situations, workplace, sergeant, policewoman, police detective, fighting crime, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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 7.1
 114K
John Q (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: John Quincy Archibald is a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart and then finds out he cannot receive a transplant because HMO insurance will not cover it. Therefore, he decides to take a hospital full of patients hostage ...
Style: twists and turns, thought provoking, sincere, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: hostages, hospital, financial problem, fighting the system, injustice, life is a bitch, society, crimes, power relations, crime, doctors and patients, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
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 6.6
 102K
Hostage (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When a mafia accountant is taken hostage on his beat, a police officer – wracked by guilt from a prior stint as a negotiator – must negotiate the standoff, even as his own family is held captive by the mob.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, small town, hostages, hostage negotiator, fbi, rescue, hostage situation, family problems, family in danger, one man army, crimes, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles
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We Own the Night (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A New York nightclub manager tries to save his brother and father from Russian mafia hitmen.
Style: captivating, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, heroin, party, law enforcement, gangsters, nightclub, crime, mafia, siblings relations, parents and children, parent child relationship, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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A Perfect World (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor: an escaped convict on the run from the law, headed by an honorable U.S. Marshal.
Style: touching, sincere, road movie, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, criminal heroes, fugitives, friendship, manhunt, prison escape, moral ambiguity, violence, dysfunctional family, prison, runaway ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, alaska, california
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Miller's Crossing (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Set in 1929, a political boss and his advisor have a parting of the ways when they both fall for the same woman.
Style: stylized, clever, witty, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, corruption, organized crime, mafia, betrayal, prohibition, violence, presumed dead, loyalty, neo noir, jealousy, corpse ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa
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Memories of Murder (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 131 min.
Story: 1986 Gyunggi Province. The body of a young woman is found brutally raped and murdered. Two months later, a series of rapes and murders commences under similar circumstances. And in a country that had never known such crimes, the dark whispers about ...
Style: realistic, captivating, disturbing, suspense, tense ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, evidence, serial killer, suspicion, rape, search, brutality, partners, victim, mishap, stupidity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986
Place: korea, south korea, asia
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The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A motorcycle stunt rider considers committing a crime in order to provide for his wife and child, an act that puts him on a collision course with a cop-turned-politician.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, psychological, melancholic, stylized ...
Plot: haunted by the past, loner, corruption, destiny, death, bank robbery, parenthood, crime, motorcycle, father son relationship, therapist, police chief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.7
 222K
Changeling (2008)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Christine Collins is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn't her child, the police captain has her committed to an asylum.
Style: psychological, tense, sentimental, disturbing, heartbreaking ...
Plot: investigation, missing child, fighting the system, uncover truth, insanity, missing person, police, corruption, loss of son, trial, desperation, disorder ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, canada, seattle washington
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