Movies about the police

List of the best police movies selected by visitors to our site: Show Dogs, Dragged Across Concrete, Super Troopers 2, The Escape of Prisoner 614, Triple Threat, Beneath The Leaves, Den of Thieves, Hot Dog, The Purity of Vengeance, Acts of Violence
In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Show Dogs (2018)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 3.6)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:32
CharactersAnimals, Police, Dogs, Partners

Max, a macho, solitary Rottweiler police dog is ordered to go undercover as a primped show dog in a prestigious Dog Show, along with his human partner, to avert a disaster from happening.

Dragged Across Concrete (2019)
Mark8 (imdb: 7)
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, crime
Duration02:39
CharactersPolice, Partners
PlotRevenge, Skirmishes, Bank robbery
StyleFascinating, For men

Two policemen, one an old-timer, the other his volatile younger partner, find themselves suspended when a video of their strong-arm tactics becomes the media's cause du jour. Low on cash and with no other options, these two embittered soldiers descend into the criminal underworld to gain their just due, but instead find far more than they wanted awaiting them in the shadows.

Super Troopers 2 (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersPolice
PlaceCanada

When an international border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the Super Troopers- Mac, Thorny, Foster, Rabbit and Farva, are called in to set up a new Highway Patrol station in the disputed area.

The Escape of Prisoner 614 (2018)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersPartners, Police
PlotPrison Break
StyleNumbers in the title

Two inept, small-town Sheriff's Deputies catch an escaped prisoner that they believe was wrongly convicted.

Triple Threat (2019)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 5.5)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
Duration01:31
CharactersHired assassins, Police
PlotMartial Arts

A crime syndicate places a hit on a billionaire's daughter, making her the target of an elite assassin squad. A small band of down-and-out mercenaries protects her, fighting tooth and nail to stop the assassins from reaching their target.

Beneath The Leaves (2019)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 4.5)
Genrethriller
Duration02:18
CharactersPolice
PlotInvestigation
StyleDisturbing, Heavy

Four small-town boys are kidnapped by James Whitley, a warm-eyed psychopath. His grotesque pursuit to reunite orphaned children with their deceased birth parents is halted when the boys escape and he is arrested. Fifteen years later Whitley flees during a prison fire and decides to see his mission through. Detective Larson, once Whitley's prior victim, is removed from the case due to impartiality leaving his partner, and lover, Detective Shotwell to solve the case. Fueled by rage and a chance of redemption, Detective Larson chases the steadfast psychopath on his own only to fall back into the same trap he once escaped as a child.

Den of Thieves (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersPolice, Criminals, Tough guys
PlotBank robbery, Robbery

A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.

Hot Dog (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 3.5)
Genreaction, comedy
CountryGermany
Duration02:25
CharactersPartners, Police
PlotAbduction, Skirmishes
StyleExciting, Action

A pair of Tactical Units Police Officers from different walks of life come together to rescue an ambassador's daughter.

The Purity of Vengeance (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrethriller, crime, detective
Duration01:54
CharactersDetectives, Police
PlotInvestigation

Copenhagen, Denmark, 2018. A frightening discovery is made in an old apartment. The subsequent investigation of Department Q members leads them to an infamous institution for girls that was suddenly closed in the early sixties.

Acts of Violence (2018)
Mark4 (imdb: 5.2)
Genreaction, crime
CountryCanada
Duration02:38
CharactersPolice, Soldier, Lifeguards
PlotRevenge, Abduction
StyleAction, Exciting

When his fiancee is kidnapped by human traffickers, Roman and his ex-military brothers set out to track her down and save her before it is too late. Along the way, Roman teams up with Avery, a cop investigating human trafficking and fighting the corrupt bureaucracy that has harmful intentions.

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BlacKkKlansman (2018)
Mark4.4 (imdb: 7.5)
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:24
CharactersJews, Police
PlotInvestigation, Sects, Weapon
StyleOscars, Makes me think

Colorado Springs, late 1970s. Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer, and Flip Zimmerman, his Jewish colleague, run an undercover operation to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan.

Spinning Man (2018)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Sweden, USA
Duration02:22
CharactersPolice, Students
PlotInvestigation
PlaceSchool

Evan Birch, a family man and esteemed philosophy professor at a distinguished college, is the prime suspect when a female student goes missing.

Kill Chain (2019)
CharactersPolice
PlotIntrigue
PlaceHotels

A hotel room shootout between two assassins kicks off a long night where bodies fall like dominoes, as we follow a chain of crooked cops, gangsters, hitmen, a femme Fatale and an ex-mercenary through a relay of murder, betrayal, revenge and redemption.

Let's Get Divorced (2019)
CharactersPolice, Doctors, Family, Girlfriends, Lovers
PlotDivorce, Loneliness
PlaceHospitals

The film’s heroine is the gynaecologist Masha, whose husband leaves her. When a man leaves his wife, he carries away all her hopes for a future. Of course, it would be noble to let the husband go, but Masha is a strong woman and begins a desperate struggle for her infidel husband Misha. The power is unequal. Masha is already well in her thirties, while the fitness-trainer Oksana is just over twenty. But behind Masha stand a great experience of life and two small children. In this situation she is ready to use the entire arsenal available, including extraterrestrial forces. The young Oksana relies only on feelings. And on her fine figure, her magnificent hair and irrepressible temperament. Who will win this fight and get the prize? And what happens when the dream of one of them will become true?

In the Shadow of the Moon (2019)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
Duration02:18
CharactersPolice, Serial killers
PlotInvestigation, Time travel
PlaceUSA
StyleAction

In 1988, Philadelphia police officer Thomas "Locke" Lockhart, hungry to become a detective, begins tracking a serial killer whose crimes defy scientific explanation. When the killer mysteriously resurfaces nine years later, Locke's obsession with finding the truth threatens to destroy his career, his family, and possibly his sanity.

Jo Pil-ho: The Dawning Rage (2019)
Mark3.6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
Duration01:10
CharactersPolice, Dogs
PlotInvestigation, Weapon
PlaceKorea
StyleExciting, Heavy

On the run from a dogged internal affairs agent, a corrupt cop reluctantly teams up with a defiant teen to unravel a conspiracy -- before it's too late.

Bent (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrethriller, crime
CountrySpain, USA
Duration02:07
CharactersDetectives, Police, Models
PlotInvestigation
PlacePrison

On his latest private investigation, a shamed former cop connects a murder case to a government conspiracy involving rogue agents from a top spy agency.

Sweet Country (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, western, crime, history
CountryAustralia
Duration01:51
CharactersPolice, Farmers
PlotInvestigation, Slavery, Justice
PlaceAustralia, Court, Deserts

It’s 1929 on the vast, desert-like, Eastern Arrernte Nation lands that are now known as the Central Australian outback. Sam Kelly, a middle-aged Aboriginal man, works the land of a kind preacher, Fred Smith. After an ill-tempered bully arrives in town and Kelly kills him in self-defence, he and his wife go on the run as a posse gathers to hunt him down.

Burn (2019)
CharactersPolice
PlotAdventure, Robbery, Investigation
StyleDisturbing

Lonely, unstable gas station attendant Melinda is tired of being overshadowed by her more confident, outgoing co-worker Sheila. When the gas station is held up at gunpoint by Billy, a desperate man in need of quick cash, Melinda finds an opportunity to make a connection with the robber, regardless of who gets hurt.

A Land Imagined (2019)
CharactersPolice, Cats
PlotLoneliness, Dancing
PlaceBeach

A lonely construction worker from China goes missing at a Singapore land reclamation site, and a sleepless police investigator must put himself in the mind of the migrant to uncover the truth beneath all that sand.

The Informer (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller
Duration02:34
CharactersSpy, Killers, Police, Family, Fathers
PlotLove, Relationship, Pursuit

An ex-convict working undercover intentionally gets himself incarcerated again in order to infiltrate the mob at a maximum security prison.

Trial by Fire (2019)
CharactersPolice, Lawyers
PlotOn real events, Justice, Test
PlaceUSA, Court

The tragic and controversial story of Cameron Todd Willingham, who was executed in Texas for killing his three children after scientific evidence and expert testimony that bolstered his claims of innocence were suppressed.

The Standoff at Sparrow Creek (2019)
Mark1 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
Duration02:14
CharactersPolice
PlotInvestigation

After a mass shooting at a police funeral, reclusive ex-cop Gannon finds himself unwittingly forced out of retirement when he realizes that the killer belongs to the same militia he joined after quitting the force. Understanding that the shooting could set off a chain reaction of copycat violence across the country, Gannon quarantines his fellow militiamen in the remote lumber mill they call their headquarters. There, he sets about a series of grueling interrogations, intent on ferreting out the killer and turning him over to the authorities to prevent further bloodshed.

3 from Hell (2019)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrethriller
Duration01:50
CharactersPolice, Clowns, Dogs
PlotDeath
PlaceUSA, Prison

After barely surviving a furious shootout with the police, Baby Firefly, Otis Driftwood and Captain Spaulding are behind bars. But pure evil cannot be contained. Teaming up with Otis’ half-brother Winslow, the demented Firefly clan escape to unleash a whole new wave of murder, madness and mayhem.

Mary (2019)
Mark6 (imdb: 4.4)
Genrehorror
Duration02:10
CharactersPolice, Family
PlotMystery, Obsession, Investigation
PlaceUSA
StyleAtmospheric

A struggling family buys an old ship at auction with high hopes of starting a charter business, only to discover her horrifying secrets on the isolated open waters.

The Wild Goose Lake (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
Duration01:05
CharactersPolice, Friends

A gangster on the run, sacrifices everything for his family and a woman he meets while on the lam.

The Public (2019)
CharactersPolice, Journalists
PlotPolitical, Confrontation
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleTouching

An act of civil disobedience turns into a standoff with police when homeless people in Cincinnati take over the public library to seek shelter from the bitter cold.

Raving Riot (2019)
Markimdb: 8.5
CharactersPolice, Musicians

In a post-soviet republic of Georgia, in South Caucasus where religious and folk traditions are still the main authority, new generation of pro-western youth tries to build their own future. The protest of 10 000 young Tbilisi citizens turns into 2 day massive rave at the Parliament of Georgia.

Stuber (2019)
Mark5.2 (imdb: 6.2)
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
Duration01:55
CharactersDrivers, Police, Taxi drivers

After crashing his car, a cop who's recovering from eye surgery recruits an Uber driver to help him catch a heroin dealer. The mismatched pair soon find themselves in for a wild day of stakeouts and shootouts as they encounter the city's seedy side.

Stray (2019)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 4.8)
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, crime
Duration01:41
CharactersPolice
PlotInvestigation, Superpowers

An orphaned teenager forms an unlikely friendship with a detective. Together they investigate her mother's murder, and uncover the supernatural force that proves to be a threat to her family.

The Trouble with You (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime
Duration02:12
CharactersPolice, Dogs, Taxi drivers
PlotEveryday life
PlaceSea, Beach

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.

The Truth Will Out (2018)
CharactersPolice
PlotOn real events, Political, Relationship

Police detective Peter Wendel leads a cold case group. Based on an original idea by Leif GW Persson, one of Sweden’s most recognized criminologists.

The Brave (2019)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, thriller, crime
Duration01:49
CharactersPolice
PlotDrug addict

In an Albanian town known for drug production and trafficking an elite group of cops set out to end the war waged against the local police.

Gun City (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrethriller
Duration01:10
CharactersPolice
PlotInvestigation
PlaceSpain

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.

Belleville Cop (2018)
Mark6 (imdb: 4.5)
Genrecomedy
Duration01:53
CharactersPolice, Partners
PlotInvestigation
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.

Laplace's Witch (2018)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantastic, crime, detective
Duration01:32
CharactersPolice, Pupils, Family
PlotDeath, Investigation, Supernatural
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Disturbing

An environmental analyst is asked by the police to determine if two deaths by hydrogen sulfide poisoning are an accident - or a murder. But when he meets a young woman at both sites, a scientific mystery begins.

Pitbull. Last Dog (2018)
Mark2 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, drama, crime
CharactersGangsters, Police, Criminals
PlotRivalry
StyleDisturbing, Heavy

A policeman gets killed and the short-staffed police chief sends for a few experienced officers to support him in his fight with organized crime. Meanwhile, a conflict between local gangster groups escalates.

Policeman from Rublyovka. New Year Mayhem (2018)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrecomedy
Duration02:05
CharactersPolice
PlotBank robbery, Robbery
PlaceRussia

On the eve of the new year, the Barvikha Severnoe police station is threatened with closure. To save his own department, a police officer from Rublyovka Grisha Izmailov is forced to go to extreme measures and, together with operatives, decides to rob a bank. He is counting on the fact that his colleagues, together with the head of the department, Yakovlev, will easily disclose this matter, the money will be returned back, and everyone will keep their work next year. But everything is not going the way Grisha planned ...

The Plagues of Breslau (2018)
CharactersManiacs, Killers, Police, Serial killers
PlotInvestigation

Every day at 6 pm a serial killer kills another person. Police officer Helena Rus thinks the killings are done by one man only and decides to reveal the killer's identity by getting back in 18th century history of the city.

Keep an Eye Out (2018)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy
Duration01:19
CharactersPolice
PlotInvestigation

Police officers at a station must solve a murder case.

The Dead Don't Die (2019)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
Duration02:00
CharactersZombie, Police
PlaceSmall cities

In a small peaceful town, zombies suddenly rise to terrorize the town. Now three bespectacled police officers and a strange Scottish morgue expert must band together to defeat the undead.

The Warning (2018)
Mark3 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountrySpain
Duration00:46
CharactersPolice, Mathematicians
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Curses

Ten-year-old Nico receives a threatening letter and now his life is in danger. No one seems to believe him except one person that he doesn't know.

The Fall of the American Empire (2018)
CharactersPolice, Scientists
PlotLove, Money, Relationship, Power

A shy and insecure delivery truck driver accidentally arrives on the scene of a major crime and happens to pick up two bags of cash and hides them in his truck. Though an interrogation of two tough police detectives isn't enough, the guy, who has a doctor's degree in philosophy which makes his mind mingle with remorse, must find a way to get rid of this dirty money. Only the help of a prostitute and a former biker who came out of jail might get him out of trouble, especially that a gang leader is very weary to get his cash back or kill whoever is responsible for this mess. However, even the two bumbling detectives are monitoring the case as well.

The Guilty (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
Duration01:24
CharactersPolice
PlotMystery, Investigation

Police officer Asger Holm, demoted to desk work as an alarm dispatcher, answers a call from a panicked woman who claims to have been kidnapped. Confined to the police station and with the phone as his only tool, Asger races against time to get help and find her.

211 (2018)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 4.3)
Genreaction, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersPolice
PlotBank robbery, Robbery, Skirmishes
StyleUnexpected ending, Heavy, For men

Inspired by one of the longest and bloodiest real-life events in police history, Officer Mike Chandler and a young civilian passenger find themselves under-prepared and outgunned when fate puts them squarely in the crosshairs of a daring bank heist in progress by a fearless team of highly-trained and heavily-armed men.

Green Book (2018)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 8.2)
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
Duration02:10
CharactersDrivers, Friends, Musicians, Police
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleOscars, Fascinating, Light

Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans, forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line, relied on a guide called The Negro Motorist Green Book.

Thunder Road (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrecomedy, drama
Duration01:59
CharactersPolice, Lawyers
PlotDepression, Funeral, Divorce, Dancing, Weapon
PlaceSchool

A police officer faces a personal meltdown following a divorce and the death of his mother.

Dark Figure of Crime (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
Duration01:37
CharactersDetectives, Criminals, Police
PlotMystery, Investigation
PlaceKorea

Hyeong-min, a prominent police detective, and Tae-oh, a killer who has confessed to multiple murders, maintain a fierce psychological confrontation.

Believer (2018)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:42
CharactersPolice, Criminals, Dogs
PlotRevenge, Death
PlaceMountains

After a traumatic event, a drug trafficker turns sides and conspires with a dangerously ambitious undercover police officer to bring down the mysterious kingpin of a major drug cartel. (Remake of the Chinese film “Drug War,” 2012.)

Blindspotting (2018)
Mark5 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersPolice, Criminals
PlotDancing
StyleMakes me think, Disturbing, Tense

Collin must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning. He and his troublemaking childhood best friend, Miles, work as movers, and when Collin witnesses a police shooting, the two men’s friendship is tested as they grapple with identity and their changed realities in the rapidly-gentrifying neighborhood they grew up in.

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