French police movies

List of the best French police movies selected by visitors to our site: The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun, Bastille Day, The Lookout, Arrest Me, Headshot, Hackney's Finest, Major Grom: Plague Doctor, Domino, Keep an Eye Out, Midnattssol.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:37
CharactersPolice
PlotTime travel, Adventure
PlaceHotels

She’s the most beautiful, most short-sighted, most sentimental, most perplexing, most obstinate, most untrustworthy and most troubling of heroines. The lady in the car has never seen the sea. On the run from the police, she keeps telling herself that she’s not crazy… Only...

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, Belgium, Luxembourg, China, Germany
Duration02:25
CharactersCIA, Spy, Terrorists, Thieves, Police
PlotMartial Arts, Skirmishes, Money, Investigation, Death
PlaceEngland, France
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Tense

Michael Mason is an American pickpocket living in Paris who finds himself hunted by the CIA when he steals a bag that contains more than just a wallet. Sean Briar, the field agent on the case, soon realises that Michael is just a pawn in a much bigger game and is also his best asset to uncover a large-scale conspiracy.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryFrance, Belgium, Italy
Duration01:29
CharactersSnipers, Police
PlotWar, Robbery, Bank robbery, Skirmishes, Revenge
PlacePrison, Paris, France
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Serious, For men

When police is about to apprehend a famous gang of bank robbers, an elite sniper opens fire from a roof, thus facilitating the flee of his accomplices. However, one of them is seriously injured, which compromises the plans of the thieves.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryFrance
Duration01:39
CharactersPolice
PlaceFrance
StyleTense, Gloomy, Serious, Disturbing

One evening, a woman enters a police station and confesses to having killed her violent husband several years ago. As she listens to her fantastic story, the policewoman is increasingly less inclined to arrest her. Just why is the woman so eager to confess her crime, and why is the policewoman so reluctant to take her into custody?

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryThailand, France
CharactersHired assassins, Police
PlotRevenge, Betrayal, Chase, Pads, Rivalry
PlaceFrance, Asia
StyleExciting, Action, By books, Atmospheric, Heavy

A hitman named Tul is shot in the head during an assignment. When he wakes up from a two month coma Tul discovers that he literally sees everything upside down.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration01:30
CharactersMafia, Police
PlotPursuit, Betrayal

A small-time drug-dealer gets into big trouble when a corrupt East London cop tries to steal a consignment meant for Welsh-Jamaican Yardies.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, comedy, short, crime, detective
CountryRussia
CharactersPolice, Heroes, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Social Media, Difficult choice
PlaceRussia
StyleInteresting, Exciting, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Worth watching

Igor Grom is a skilled policeman from St. Petersburg, known for his daring nature and uncompromising attitude towards the criminals of all kinds. Incredible strength, analytical mind and integrity – these qualities make Major Grom the perfect policeman. Working tirelessly, he always pushes through, and meets the challenges standing in the way.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryDenmark, France, Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, USA, United Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersCIA, Terrorists, Police
PlotRevenge, Investigation

Seeking justice for his partner’s murder by an ISIS member, a Copenhagen police officer finds himself caught in a cat and mouse game with a duplicitous CIA agent who is using the killer as a pawn to trap other ISIS members.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:19
CharactersPolice
PlotInvestigation

Police officers at a station must solve a murder case.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySweden, France
Duration04:41
CharactersSerial killers, Police, Shamans
PlotDancing, Investigation, Mystery, Conspiracies
PlaceFrance, Sweden, Small cities
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Kahina Zadi, 32, a French police officer travels to Kiruna in Sweden to investigate the bestial murder of a French citizen. Together with Anders, a Swedish prosecutor of Sami origin, she begins an investigation. Soon new killings start to happen and the first victim turns out to be the tip of a very dark iceberg. The victims seemingly have nothing in common more than that they are all being killed in a well-planned and vicious manner. In their hunt for the truth, both Kahina and Anders are forced to deal with their own past that they have repressed. A personal journey through a painful past becomes the key to succeed in preventing the violent killings that affects the small mining community of Kiruna.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, crime
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:43
CharactersPolice, Detectives
PlotAbduction, Money, Investigation, Excavations
PlaceTrains, Forest, Paris, Metro
TimeNight
StyleFascinating

The sudden disappearance of a wealthy banker's wife cracks open a dizzying world of secret fetishes, desperate acts and elaborate deceptions.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, drama
CountryFrance, United Kingdom
Duration01:58
CharactersSpecial Forces, Police, Criminals
PlotRobbery, Skirmishes, Fight
PlaceParis, France
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense

A french police unit that try to stop a group of criminals.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:48
CharactersHired assassins, Killers, Heroes, Police, Special agents
PlotPrison Break, Skirmishes, Revenge, Fight, The escape
PlacePrison, Paris, France, Castle
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Serious, For men

French secret agent Joss Baumont is sent to kill the president Njala of an African country. However, a counter-order is given before he can execute his mission and he is abandoned in the hands of foreign authorities. He escapes and seeks revenge by pursuing what was his original mission.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:24
CharactersSpy, Police, Friends, Taxi drivers, Drivers
PlotRacing, Adventure, Bank robbery, Cars, Relationship
PlaceFrance
StyleExciting, Light, For men

A gang of thieves calling themselves the Santa Claus Gang are wreaking havoc, and the police can't keep up. Police Captain Gilbert is distracted by a Chinese reporter writing a story on his squad, and taxi driver Daniel is in the midst of a relationship crisis. After a string of mistakes in which the thieves outsmart the police time and time again, Daniel and his super-taxi pitch in.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, crime
CountryFrance
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Police, Partners
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Mystery, Cheating, False accusations
PlaceVillage, School, Forest, France
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Tense, Disturbing

In a small quiet village in the Ardennes, a sixteen-year-old girl disappears into the forest after calling her teacher in the middle of the night. Captain Gaspard Deker, a former soldier and newly arrived single father is conducting the investigation with Virginie Musso, the local cop. Also helping is the teacher, Eve Mendel, a solitary young woman with a mysterious past: she was found as a child by the villiage doctor wandering silently in the same forest.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration02:02
CharactersTeens, Artists, Police, Friends
PlotLove, Passion, Political, Uprising
PlaceParis, France
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

During the 1970s a student named Gilles gets entangled in contemporary political turmoils although he would rather just be a creative artist. While torn between his solidarity to his friends and his personal ambitions he falls in love with Christine.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration02:01
CharactersSerial killers, Police, Friends
PlotSkirmishes, Investigation, Death, Chase
PlaceVillage, England, London
StyleExciting

Top London cop, PC Nicholas Angel is good. Too good. To stop the rest of his team from looking bad, he is reassigned to the quiet town of Sandford, paired with simple country cop, and everything seems quiet until two actors are found decapitated. It is addressed as an accident, but Angel isn't going to accept that, especially when more and more people turn up dead.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:53
CharactersPolice, Criminals, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Friendship
PlaceUSA
StyleLight

When a childhood friend from Miami gets killed after he comes to warn of encroaching drug gangs, Baaba moves to Miami and teams up with a local officer to bring down the criminals.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration02:12
CharactersDogs, Police, Family, Taxi drivers
PlotLove, Robbery, Friendship, Fate, Everyday life
PlaceSea, Beach, Night Clubs
TimeNight
StyleSoulful, Fascinating

Detective Yvonne is the widow of police chief Santi, a local hero in a town on the French Riviera. When she learns he was in fact a crooked cop, she tries to right his wrongs. Crossing paths with Antoine, a victim of Santi, sets off a series of wild events.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, crime, history
CountrySpain, France
Duration01:10
CharactersPolice
PlotDancing, Cars, Investigation, Weapon
PlaceSpain
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Barcelona, ​​Spain, 1921. A tough cop from Madrid arrives in the city to locate, under the suspicious scrutiny of corrupt local police officers, a significant amount of military weaponry stolen from a train, allegedly by revolutionary anarchists.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryMexico, Netherlands, Germany, France
Duration01:45
CharactersPolice
PlotLove, Adventure, Travel, Revenge, Missing people
PlaceMexico, Small cities
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy, Depressive

Heli must try and protect his young family when his 12-year-old sister inadvertently involves them in the brutal drug world. He must battle against the drug cartel that have been angered as well as the corrupt police force.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, music
CountryGermany, France
CharactersPolice
PlotAdventure, Music, Freedom, Music group
PlacePrison

Four female cons who have formed a band in prison get a chance to play at a police ball outside the walls. They take the chance to escape. Being on the run from the law they even make it to sell their music and become famous outlaws.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance, USA
Duration02:13
CharactersSnipers, Mafia, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Killers
PlotLove, Adventure, Revenge, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceSchool, USA, New York
StylePopular, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Leon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, Mathilda's thoughts turn to revenge, and she considers following in Leon's footsteps.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:37
CharactersStrong women, Police
PlotSurvival, Special services
PlaceParis, France
StyleLight

The story of a woman who dreams to join an intervention group in the police department called RAID. Unfortunately, she is rather clumsy and both her family (and soon to be family-in-law) and a veteran of the RAID do not approve. However, Johanna is determined to prove them wrong.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror
CountryFrance, Republic of Ireland, Sweden
Duration01:31
CharactersPolice, Friends, Parents
PlotSuperpowers, Death, Supernatural, Dolls, Telekinesis
PlaceSchool, Forest, Ireland
StyleHeavy, Serious, Disturbing

Niamh is the lone survivor of a bloody massacre after the furniture and objects in her family’s isolated house take on a monstrous life of their own. The police ignore her wild stories and the family friends and social worker who take her in try to introduce a new life. But in this psychological thriller, Niamh is unable to leave her violent past behind her, endangering everyone who crosses her path.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, crime
CountryFrance
CharactersPolice
PlotFight, Relationship, Investigation
PlaceFrance
StyleDepressive

A rookie policeman from provincial Le Havre volunteers for the high pressure Parisian homicide bureau and is assigned to a middle-aged woman detective.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance
Duration02:14
CharactersDogs, Gay, Police, Lawyers, Friends
PlotLove, Poker, Music, Weapon, Divorce
PlaceCourt, France, Hospitals
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Light, To cry, Fascinating

Before being judges, attorneys, or jury members, they are first of all men and women at a crossroads in their lives, with their dreams and their secrets, their hopes and their limitations, all beneath the same sun, each with their own dark side. In a lovely provincial town, during a jazz festival, life will juggle with their destinies.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryItaly, Romania, France
Duration02:07
CharactersPolice
PlotOn real events, Pads, Uprising
PlaceSchool, Italy
StyleAction, Heavy, Makes me think, Serious

A reenactment of the final days of the 2001 G8 Summit.

Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryHungary, Germany, France
Duration02:02
CharactersTeens, Gay, Doctors, Police, Cats
PlotDancing, Superpowers, Money, Supernatural, Chase
PlaceMetro, Hotels

A young immigrant is shot down while illegally crossing the border. Terrified and in shock, wounded Aryan can now mysteriously levitate at will. Thrown into a refugee camp, he is smuggled out by Dr Stern, intent on exploiting his extraordinary secret. Pursued by enraged camp director Laszlo, the fugitives remain on the move in search of safety and money. Inspired by Aryan's amazing powers, Stern takes a leap of faith in a world where miracles are trafficked for small change...

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryArgentina, Chile, France, South Korea
Duration01:47
CharactersMafia, Police, Lawyers, Nurses
PlotLove, Money, Weapon
StyleRomantic, Action, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

In Argentina over 8,000 people die in traffic accidents every year. Behind each of these tragedies is a flourishing industry founded on insurance payouts and legal loopholes. Sosa is a lawyer who tours the A&E Departments of the public hospitals and the police stations in search of potential clients. Luján is a young doctor recently arrived from the provinces. Their love story kicks off one night when Luján and Sosa meet in the street. She's trying to save a man's life; he wants him on his client portfolio





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