Movies about the police

Movies about the police
List of the best police movies selected by visitors to our site: Dirty Harry, Below Zero, Bullitt, Blue Streak, Bad Boys, The French Connection, 48 Hrs., Patriots Day, Blade Runner, Brooklyn's Finest.

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

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Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Police
PlotSkirmishes, Investigation, Chase, Justice
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense, Depressive

When a madman dubbed 'Scorpio' terrorizes San Francisco, hard-nosed cop, Harry Callahan – famous for his take-no-prisoners approach to law enforcement – is tasked with hunting down the psychopath. Harry eventually collars Scorpio in the process of rescuing a kidnap victim, only to see him walk on technicalities. Now, the maverick detective is determined to nail the maniac himself.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountrySpain
CharactersPolice, Criminals, Drivers
PlotCold
StyleFascinating, Tense, Disturbing

When a prisoner transfer van is attacked, the cop in charge must fight those inside and outside while dealing with a silent foe: the icy temperatures.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersPolice
PlotSkirmishes, Chase
PlaceHotels
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Serious, For men

Senator Walter Chalmers is aiming to take down mob boss Pete Ross with the help of testimony from the criminal's hothead brother Johnny, who is in protective custody in San Francisco under the watch of police lieutenant Frank Bullitt. When a pair of mob hitmen enter the scene, Bullitt follows their trail through a maze of complications and double-crosses. This thriller includes one of the most famous car chases ever filmed.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:33
CharactersThieves, Police, Friends, Partners
PlotRobbery, Betrayal, Toys, Gems
PlaceDeserts, Mexico, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, For men, Disturbing

Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to regain his diamond, he poses as a LAPD detective

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersPolice, Friends, Partners
PlotSkirmishes, Investigation, Chase, Undercover
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting

Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate matters, in order to get the assistance of the sole witness to a murder, they have to pretend to be each other.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Police, FBI
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Loneliness, Justice
PlaceNew York
StyleAction, Atmospheric

Tough narcotics detective 'Popeye' Doyle is in hot pursuit of a suave French drug dealer who may be the key to a huge heroin-smuggling operation.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersPolice, Partners
PlotPursuit, Justice
PlacePrison
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, For men, Numbers in the title

A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, history
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration02:46
CharactersDogs, Snipers, Firefighters, Special Forces, Terrorists
PlotOn real events, Skirmishes, Motorcycles, Investigation, Death
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Tense

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.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersRobots, Police, Cyborgs, Hunters, Detectives
PlotArtificial Intelligence, The escape, Death
PlaceLos Angeles
TimeFuture, Dark ones
StyleDystopian, Philosophical, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy

In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:12
CharactersSpecial Forces, Police
PlotInvestigation, Justice, Cheating
PlaceNew York
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Depressive, Serious

Enforcing the law within the notoriously rough Brownsville section of the city and especially within the Van Dyke housing projects is the NYPD's sixty-fifth precinct. Three police officers struggle with the sometimes fine line between right and wrong.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersPolice, Family, Partners
PlotAdventure, Skirmishes, Chase
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Tense, For men

Veteran buttoned-down LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh is partnered with unhinged cop Martin Riggs, who -- distraught after his wife's death -- has a death wish and takes unnecessary risks with criminals at every turn. The odd couple embark on their first homicide investigation as partners, involving a young woman known to Murtaugh with ties to a drug and prostitution ring.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersPolice, Losers, Partners
PlotSkirmishes, Pursuit
PlaceRussia, USA
TimeCold War
StyleExciting, Heavy, For men, Disturbing

A tough Russian policeman is forced to partner up with a cocky Chicago police detective when he is sent to Chicago to apprehend a Georgian drug lord who killed his partner and fled the country.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:24
CharactersPolice, Jews, Students, Partners
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Investigation, Friendship, Weapon
PlaceUSA, Office
StyleOscars, Fascinating, Heavy, 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.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersHeroes, Police, Friends, Partners
PlotFriendship, Pads, Rivalry
PlacePrison, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Heavy, For men, Disturbing

Ray Tango and Gabriel Cash are narcotics detectives who, while both being extremely successful, can't stand each other. Crime Lord Yves Perret, furious at the loss of income that Tango and Cash have caused him, frames the two for murder. Caught with the murder weapon on the scene of the crime, the two have no alibi. Thrown into prison with most of the criminals they helped convict, it appears that they are going to have to trust each other if they are to clear their names and catch the evil Perret.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersPolice
PlotSkirmishes, Investigation
PlaceMansions, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Smart, Disturbing

Tough-talking Detroit cop Axel Foley heads to the rarified world of Beverly Hills in his beat-up Chevy Nova to investigate a friend's murder. But soon, he realizes he's stumbled onto something much more complicated. Bungling rookie detective Billy Rosewood joins the fish-out-of-water Axel and shows him the West Los Angeles ropes.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, comedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersPolice, Special agents, FBI, Criminals, Girlfriends
PlotAbduction, Investigation, Friendship, Chase
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleExciting

Uptight and straight-laced, FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn is a methodical investigator with a reputation for excellence--and hyper-arrogance. Shannon Mullins, one of Boston P.D.'s "finest," is foul-mouthed and has a very short fuse, and uses her gut instinct and street smarts to catch the most elusive criminals. Neither has ever had a partner, or a friend for that matter. When these two wildly incompatible law officers join forces to bring down a ruthless drug lord, they become the last thing anyone expected: Buddies.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:19
CharactersSamurai, Gangsters, Heroes, Police, Yakuza
PlotMartial Arts, Revenge, Martial Arts
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men

An American with a Japanese upbringing, Chris Kenner is a police officer assigned to the Little Tokyo section of Los Angeles. Kenner is partnered with Johnny Murata, a Japanese-American who isn't in touch with his roots. Despite their differences, both men excel at martial arts, and utilize their formidable skills when they go up against Yoshida, a vicious yakuza drug dealer with ties to Kenner's past.

Markimdb: 4.5
Genreaction, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersPolice, Tigers, Partners, Old men
PlotRobbery, Skirmishes, Art, Tornadoes
StyleExciting

A gang of thieves plan a heist during a hurricane and encounter trouble when a disgraced cop tries to force everyone in the building to evacuate.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersPolice
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Death
PlaceUSA
StyleTense, Womens in main roles, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Cops involved with covering up a murder by getting rid of their body cam video footage find themselves haunted by an evil spirit.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersPolice
PlotAdventure
PlaceNew York
StyleExciting

NYPD detectives Christopher Danson (Johnson) and P.K. Highsmith (Jackson) are the baddest and most beloved cops in New York City. They don't get tattoos, other men get tattoos of them. Two desks over and one back, sit detectives Allen Gamble (Ferrell) and Terry Hoitz (Wahlberg). You've seen them in the background of photos of Danson and Highsmith, out of focus and eyes closed. They're not heroes, they're "the other guys." But every cop has his or her day and soon Gamble and Hoitz stumble into a seemingly innocuous case no other detective wants to touch that could turn into NYC's biggest crime. It's the opportunity of their lives, but do these guys have the right stuff?

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersPolice, Alcoholics, Lawyers, Judge, Priests
PlotInvestigation, Pursuit, Chase, Funeral
PlaceTexas, USA, Small cities
StyleBy books

A man on the run from his own sins, finds himself in a small border town in Texas, impersonating a reverend. The town are quickly drawn to the man's unorthodox sermons, but so is a police chief who has his suspicions.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersPolice, Gangsters, Partners
PlotInvestigation

A Detroit cop reluctantly teams with his girlfriend's 11-year-old son to clear his name and take down the city's most ruthless criminal.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:47
PlotTreason, Investigation, Cheating, Blackmail
PlacePrison
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families.

Markimdb: 9
Genrefantastic, fantastic, action, action, thriller, drama, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:32
CharactersBatman, Superhero, The Joker, Mafia, Psychopath
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery, Double life, Rivalry
StylePopular, Exciting, By comics, Atmospheric, Heavy

Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as the Joker.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryHong Kong, China
CharactersPolice, Defenders
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Fight, Divorce
PlaceChina

After being dumped by his fiancé, heartbroken Hong Kong police officer Fallon Zhu gains 200+ pounds. His superiors demote him to the job of escorting convicts to Japan. When a convict in his custody mysteriously dies, he must team up with citizen Thor to solve the mystery.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, crime
CountryIndia
CharactersPolice
PlotSkirmishes, Investigation
PlaceIndia

Wild Dog aka Vijay Varma is an NIA agent who’s brought back to field from a desk job to handle a terrorism case. Despite having a personal motive, he moves heaven and earth to ensure justice is served for the sake of the country.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Police
PlotInvestigation, Pursuit, Chase, Pads, Rivalry
StyleUnexpected ending, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

Coming from a police family, Tom Hardy ends up fighting his uncle after the murder of his father. Tom believes the killer is another cop, and goes on the record with his allegations. Demoted to water-way duty Tom, along with new partner Jo Christman, navigate the three rivers looking for clues and discovering bodies. This time the victims are women Tom knows, he must find the killer to prove his innocence.

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: 8.2
Genrethriller, drama
CountryIndia
CharactersPolice
PlaceIndia

Three police officers are forced to go on the run when they get tangled in the death of a youth, a few days before the election.

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryHong Kong, USA
Duration01:38
CharactersPolice, FBI
PlotAdventure, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Chase, Justice
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleExciting

When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the sidelines, Lee and Carter form an unlikely partnership and investigate the case themselves.





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