Movies about sheriffs

List of the best movies about sheriffs selected by visitors to our site: The Wolf of Snow Hollow, Deadwood: The Movie, Priest, Shimmer Lake, Wasabi Tuna, Iron Man 3, His Girl Friday, Wyatt Earp, Cop Car, The Last Stand.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
The Wolf of Snow Hollow (2020)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, comedy, detective
CountryUSA

A stressed-out police officer struggles not to give in to the paranoia that grips his small mountain town as bodies turn up after each full moon.

Deadwood: The Movie (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

Follow the 10-year reunion of the Deadwood camp to celebrate South Dakota's statehood. Former rivalries are reignited, alliances are tested and old wounds are reopened, as all are left to navigate the inevitable changes that modernity and time have wrought.

Priest (2011)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

In an alternate world, humanity and vampires have warred for centuries. After the last Vampire War, the veteran Warrior Priest lives in obscurity with other humans inside one of the Church's walled cities. When the Priest's niece is kidnapped by vampires, the Priest breaks his vows to hunt them down. He is accompanied by the niece's boyfriend, who is a wasteland sheriff, and a former Warrior Priestess.

Shimmer Lake (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:57

An inventive crime thriller told backwards -- reversing day by day through a week -- following a local sheriff's quest to unlock the mystery of three small town criminals and a bank heist gone wrong.

Wasabi Tuna (2003)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

A group of friends who take Halloween way too seriously kidnap Anna Nicole Smith's beloved pet Sugar-Pie. It's up to a bunch of drag queens dressed as Anna to bring Sugar-Pie back.

Iron Man 3 (2013)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:11

When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.

His Girl Friday (1940)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

Hildy, the journalist former wife of newspaper editor Walter Burns, visits his office to inform him that she's engaged and will be getting remarried the next day. Walter can't let that happen and frames the fiancé, Bruce Baldwin, for one thing after another, to keep him temporarily held in prison, while trying to steer Hildy into returning to her old job as his employee.

Wyatt Earp (1994)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, adventure, western, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration03:32

Covering the life and times of one of the West's most iconic heroes Wyatt Earp weaves an intricate tale of Earp and his friends and family. With a star studded cast, sweeping cinematography and authentic costumes Wyatt Earp led the way during the Western revival in the 90's.

Cop Car (2015)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:25

Two kids find themselves in the centre of a deadly game of cat and mouse after taking a sheriff's cruiser for a joy ride.

The Last Stand (2013)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

Ray Owens is sheriff of the quiet US border town of Sommerton Junction after leaving the LAPD following a bungled operation. Following his escape from the FBI, a notorious drug baron, his gang, and a hostage are heading toward Sommerton Junction where the police are preparing to make a last stand to intercept them before they cross the border. Owens is reluctant to become involved but ultimately joins in with the law enforcement efforts

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God Don't Make the Laws (2011)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

Does time exist when nothing changes? That is the question for the picturesque Village of Rockwell, where time has frozen. Nobody gets sick; nobody ages, and nobody dies due to a tragic bus crash that took the lives of the 1977 undefeated Rockwell High School Basketball Team.

The Ballad of Lefty Brown (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, drama, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:30

Aging sidekick Lefty Brown has ridden with Eddie Johnson his entire life. But when a rustler kills Eddie, Lefty is forced from his partner’s shadow and must confront the ugly realities of frontier justice.

Django Unchained (2012)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genreaction, comedy, drama, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:45

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.

A History of Violence (2005)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:36

An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.

The Kid (2019)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, western, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

New Mexico Territory, 1880. Rio Cutler and his older sister Sara must abandon their home after an unfortunate event happens. In their desperate flee to Santa Fe, they cross paths with the infamous outlaw Billy the Kid and his gang, who are ruthlessly pursued by a posse led by Sheriff Pat Garret.

Stan Against Evil (2016)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:00

An aging police sheriff who has recently lost his position due to an angry outburst begrudgingly joins an alliance with new sheriff, Evie Barret to battle angry demons haunting their small New Hampshire town.

Careful What You Wish For (2015)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:20

A guy gets more than he bargained for after entering into an affair with the wife of an investment banker. Soon, a suspicious death and substantial life insurance policy embroil him in a scandal.

Sinister 2 (2015)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration02:34

A young mother and her twin sons move into a rural house that's marked for death.

Close Range (2015)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

A rogue soldier turned outlaw is thrust into a relentless fight with a corrupt sheriff, his obedient deputies, and a dangerous drug cartel in order to protect his sister and her young daughter.

Lawless (2012)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

Set in the Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a bootlegging gang is threatened by authorities who want a cut of their profits.

Frontera (2014)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, western
CountryUSA

After crossing the border illegally for work, Miguel, a hard-working father and devoted husband, finds himself wrongfully accused of murdering a former sheriff’s wife. After learning of his imprisonment, Miguel’s pregnant wife tries to come to his aid and lands in the hands of corrupt coyotes who hold her for ransom. Dissatisfied with the police department’s investigation, the former sheriff tries to uncover the truth about his wife’s death and discovers disturbing evidence that will destroy one family’s future, or tear another’s apart.

Heathens and Thieves (2012)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrethriller, western, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

Lawmen, drifters, and hired guns converge at a Northern California ranch believing its Chinese owners possess stolen gold. When two drifters hear rumors that a Chinese railroad worker has escaped with gold and now owns a remote ranch in the wilds of Northern California, the desperate men set a plan in motion to steal the gold for themselves. Saul, the youngest of the drifters, hopes to win the affections of Zhen and his beautiful wife, Kun Hua. Saul hires on as a farmhand, while his partner Bill lurks in the shadows and waits for the opportunity to strike. However, waves of worse men arrive seeking the stolen fortune, setting in motion a deadly multi-sided face-off of bluffs, gambles, and betrayals. Heathens & Thieves is a western crime drama set in an American era when the riches associated with the 1849 Gold Rush, the fallout of the Civil War, and the impact of Chinese immigration were fresh in people's minds.

The Hollow Point (2016)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, drama, western, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:30

A retired lawman works with a new sheriff when a botched Mexican drug deal and a vicious hit man threaten their border town.

Sonic the Hedgehog (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada

Based on the global blockbuster videogame franchise from Sega, Sonic the Hedgehog tells the story of the world’s speediest hedgehog as he embraces his new home on Earth. In this live-action adventure comedy, Sonic and his new best friend team up to defend the planet from the evil genius Dr. Robotnik and his plans for world domination.

Outsiders (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:53

A struggle for power and control set in the rugged and mysterious hills of Appalachia, "Outsiders" tells the story of the Farrell clan, a family of outsiders who've been in these parts since before anyone can remember. Living off the grid and above the law on their mountaintop homestead, they'll protect their world and defend their way of life using any means necessary.

Finding Steve McQueen (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:22

In 1972, a gang of close-knit thieves from Youngstown, Ohio attempt to steal $30 million in illegal contributions. Based on the true story of the biggest bank heist in US history.

No Country for Old Men (2007)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, western, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:02

Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the violent pursuit of money and justice collide.

Disturbing the Peace (2020)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genreaction, thriller, western
CountryUSA

A small-town marshal who hasn't carried a gun since he left the Texas Rangers after a tragic shooting must pick up his gun again to do battle with a gang of outlaw bikers that has invaded the town to pull off a brazen and violent heist.

Lake Placid vs. Anaconda (2015)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, Bulgaria
Duration01:37

A giant alligator goes head to head with a giant Anaconda. The town sheriff must find a way to destroy the two monsters before they kill the whole town.

Psycho (1960)
Duration01:49

When larcenous real estate clerk Marion Crane goes on the lam with a wad of cash and hopes of starting a new life, she ends up at the notorious Bates Motel, where manager Norman Bates cares for his housebound mother. The place seems quirky, but fine… until Marion decides to take a shower.




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