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, His Girl Friday, Iron Man 3, Wyatt Earp, Cop Car, God Don't Make the Laws.

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Country
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, comedy, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersWerewolf, Monsters, Serial killers, Police, Sheriffs
PlotInvestigation
PlaceMountains, USA, Small cities
TimeNew Year

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.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersLesbians, Cowboys, Friends, Sheriffs
PlotWedding, Friendship, Rivalry
PlaceWild West, USA, Small cities
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, For men

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.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersVampire, Monsters, Priests, Sheriffs, Nephews
PlotAdventure, Supernatural, Religious, Mystery, Mystery
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Heavy, Depressive, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:57
CharactersSheriffs
PlotBank robbery, Investigation
PlaceLake, Canada
StyleAction, Tense

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.

Markimdb: 3.2
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
CharactersDogs, Gay, Gangsters, Police, Friends
PlotPursuit, Chase
PlaceParty, USA, Los Angeles

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.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
CharactersJournalists, Sheriffs
PlaceUSA
StyleRomantic, Smart, Tense

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.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:11
CharactersSuperhero, Robots, Mafia, Gangsters, Terrorists
PlotLove, Adventure, Skirmishes, Revenge, Experiments
PlaceMansions, USA, New York
StyleMarvel, Exciting, For men, Disturbing

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

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, adventure, western, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration03:32
CharactersGangsters, Heroes, Family, Friends, Sheriffs
PlotOn real events, Gambling, Skirmishes, Revenge, Friendship
PlaceWild West
Time19th century
StyleFascinating, Heavy, Epic, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersDogs, Gangsters, Childrens, Pupils, Sheriffs
PlotAdventure, Skirmishes, Cars, Weapon, Chase
PlaceUSA, Small cities
TimeDark ones
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Smart, Tense

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.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersSheriffs
PlotFriendship
PlaceUSA
StyleTouching, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersGangsters, Heroes, FBI, Sheriffs
PlotHostage
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Tense, Serious

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

Markimdb: 8.4
Genreaction, comedy, drama, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:45
CharactersCowboys, Lifeguards, Heroes, Hunters, Partners
PlotLove, Skirmishes, Revenge, Fight, Slavery
PlaceWild West, Mansions, USA
StyleFascinating, Heavy, Black humor, Epic, Serious

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

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, drama, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
CharactersHorses, Indians, Cowboys, Police, Sheriffs
PlotRevenge, Poker, Money, Investigation, Friendship
PlaceWild West, Deserts, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

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.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:36
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Gangsters
PlotTravel, Death, Mystery, Cheating, Fear
PlaceSmall cities
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Heavy, Depressive

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

Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, western, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersTeens, Childrens, Cowboys, Blonde girls, Criminals
PlotOn real events, Skirmishes
PlaceWild West, USA
Time19th century
StyleSoulful, Fascinating

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.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersWitch, Monsters, Demons, Farmers, Partners
PlotSupernatural, Revenge, Mystery, Supernatural, Curses
PlaceSmall cities
TimeDark ones
StyleTense

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.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersLesbians, Blonde girls, Sheriffs
PlotLove, Relationship, Money, Death, Vacation
PlaceOffice
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Tense, For men

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.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration02:34
CharactersDemons, Spiders, Family, Twins, Sheriffs
PlotInvestigation, Friendship, Death, Supernatural, Alligators
PlaceUSA
TimeNew Year
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Disturbing

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

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersPolice, Popadants in other worlds, Partners, Popadants, Friends
PlotFriendship
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleFor children, By games

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.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersSheriffs, Nephews
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Revenge, Fight
PlaceDeserts, Kitchen, Texas, Mexico
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, western
CountryUSA
CharactersHorses, Snipers, Teachers, Students, Criminals
PlotInvestigation, Death, Water, False accusations
PlaceSchool, Deserts, USA, Small cities
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrethriller, western, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersInvestigators, Sheriffs, Detectives
PlotRivalry
PlaceWild West, USA
StyleHeavy, For men

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.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersGangsters, Thieves, Scammers, FBI, Brothers
PlotLove, On real events, Robbery, Bank robbery, Investigation
PlaceUSA
StyleRomantic, Action, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense

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.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Gangsters, Police, Family
PlotOn real events, Skirmishes, Money, Uprising, Rivalry
StyleAtmospheric, Heavy, Depressive, Serious

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

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, drama, western, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
CharactersHired assassins, Disabled people, Alcoholics, Sheriffs
PlotInvestigation
PlacePrison, Hospitals, Small cities

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

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:53
CharactersFamily, Sheriffs, Hermits
PlotSkirmishes, Friendship, Chase, Power
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Maniacs, Serial killers, Killers, Sheriffs
PlotInvestigation, Pursuit, Chase, Missing people, Cheating
PlaceDeserts, Hotels, USA, Los Angeles
StyleUnexpected ending, Action

Deputy Sheriff Joe "Deke" Deacon joins forces with Sgt. Jim Baxter to search for a serial killer who's terrorizing Los Angeles. As they track the culprit, Baxter is unaware that the investigation is dredging up echoes of Deke's past, uncovering disturbing secrets that could threaten more than his case.

Duration01:49
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers
PlotMoney, Obsession, Split personality, Mental disorders, Mystery
PlaceHotels
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Heavy, Smart

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.

Markimdb: 3.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, Bulgaria
Duration01:37
CharactersMonsters, Crocodiles, Blonde girls, Snake, Sheriffs
PlotSurvival, Cars, Killer animals, Experiments, Rivalry
PlaceAircraft, Forest, Lake, USA
StyleSerious, For men, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 2.3
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersZombie, Indians, Heroes, Photographers, Sheriffs
PlotVolcanoes, Death, Supernatural, Chase, Curses
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A sheriff must rescue an estranged family from the impending eruption of a volcano, at the same time fighting off a horde of lava-filled zombies brought to life by the cursed mountains.





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