Buddy Cop Movies, Ranked

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1.
Hot Fuzz (2007)
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Exceptional London cop Nicholas Angel is involuntarily transferred to a quaint English village and paired with a witless new partner. While on the beat, Nicholas suspects a sinister conspiracy is afoot with the residents. (121 mins.)
Director: Edgar Wright
“ 9/10 ” - solmaquina
 
2.
Men in Black (1997)
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A police officer joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth. (98 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - solmaquina
 
3.
Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
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John McClane and a Harlem store owner are targeted by German terrorist Simon Gruber in New York City, where he plans to rob the Federal Reserve Building. (128 mins.)
Director: John McTiernan
“ 8/10 ” - solmaquina
 
4.
Zootopia (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy. (108 mins.)
“ 7.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
5.
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A murder mystery brings together a private eye, a struggling actress, and a thief masquerading as an actor. (103 mins.)
Director: Shane Black
“ 7.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
6.
Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
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John McClane and a young hacker join forces to take down master cyber-terrorist Thomas Gabriel in Washington D.C. (128 mins.)
Director: Len Wiseman
“ 7.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
7.
Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A freewheeling Detroit cop pursuing a murder investigation finds himself dealing with the very different culture of Beverly Hills. (105 mins.)
Director: Martin Brest
“ 7/10 ” - solmaquina
 
8.
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Detective Sherlock Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England. (128 mins.)
Director: Guy Ritchie
“ 7/10 ” - solmaquina
 
9.
Lethal Weapon (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A veteran cop, Murtaugh, is partnered with a young suicidal cop, Riggs. Both having one thing in common; hating working in pairs. Now they must learn to work with one another to stop a gang of drug smugglers. (110 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
“ 7/10 ” - solmaquina
 
10.
21 Jump Street (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A pair of underachieving cops are sent back to a local high school to blend in and bring down a synthetic drug ring. (109 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - solmaquina
 
11.
22 Jump Street (2014)
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After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. (112 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - solmaquina
 
12.
The Guard (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An unorthodox Irish policeman with a confrontational personality is partnered with an up-tight F.B.I. agent to investigate an international drug-smuggling ring. (96 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - solmaquina
 
13.
Osmosis Jones (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A policeman white blood cell, with the help of a cold pill, must stop a deadly virus from destroying the human they live in, Frank. (95 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - solmaquina
 
14.
The Other Guys (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Two mismatched New York City detectives seize an opportunity to step up like the city's top cops whom they idolize -- only things don't quite go as planned. (107 mins.)
Director: Adam McKay
“ 6.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
15.
Turner & Hooch (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A detective must adopt the dog of a dead man to help him find the murderer. (97 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - solmaquina
 
16.
Men in Black 3 (2012)
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Agent J travels in time to M.I.B.'s early days in 1969 to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history. (106 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - solmaquina
 
17.
Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Riggs and Murtaugh are on the trail of South African diplomats who are using their immunity to engage in criminal activities. (114 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
“ 6/10 ” - solmaquina
 
18.
Men in Black II (2002)
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Agent J needs help so he is sent to find Agent K and restore his memory. (88 mins.)
“ 5.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
19.
Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal... (84 mins.)
Director: Gene Quintano
“ 5.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
20.
Bad Boys II (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Two loose-cannon narcotics cops investigate the flow of Ecstasy into Florida. (147 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
“ 5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
21.
Rush Hour (1998)
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Two cops team up to get back a kidnapped daughter. (98 mins.)
Director: Brett Ratner
“ 5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
22.
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Dr. Watson join forces to outwit and bring down their fiercest adversary, Professor Moriarty. (129 mins.)
Director: Guy Ritchie
“ 5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
23.
K-9 (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
To stop an elusive criminal, a maverick detective enlists the aid of a police dog who's an unusually intelligent smart alec. (101 mins.)
Director: Rod Daniel
“ 4.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
24.
Starsky & Hutch (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Two streetwise cops bust criminals in their red-and-white Ford Torino with the help of police snitch called Huggy Bear. (101 mins.)
Director: Todd Phillips
“ 4.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
25.
Rush Hour 2 (2001)
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Carter and Lee head to Hong Kong for vacation, but become embroiled in a counterfeit money scam. (90 mins.)
Director: Brett Ratner
“ 4.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
26.
I Spy (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A professional athlete has to help a U.S. government agent recover a missing jet. (97 mins.)
Director: Betty Thomas
“ 4.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
27.
K-9: P.I. (2002 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Dooley and his K-9 partner Jerry Lee are ready to retire from the police force. But before he can retire with his pension he must work as a P.I... (95 mins.)
“ 3/10 ” - solmaquina
 
28.
Wild Wild West (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
The two best hired guns in the West must save President Grant from the clutches of a nineteenth-century inventor-villain. (106 mins.)
“ 3/10 ” - solmaquina
 
29.
Big Momma's House (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
In order to protect a beautiful woman and her son from a robber, a male FBI agent disguises himself as a large grandmother. (99 mins.)
Director: Raja Gosnell
“ 3/10 ” - solmaquina
 
30.
Theodore Rex (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.4/10 X  
In an alternate futuristic society, a tough female police detective is paired with a talking dinosaur to find the killer of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals leading them to a mad scientist bent on creating a new Armageddon. (92 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Betuel
“ 3/10 ” - solmaquina
 
31.
Taxi (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
A mouthy and feisty taxicab driver has hot tips for a green and inept cop set on solving a string of New York City bank robberies committed by a quartet of female Brazilian bank robbers. (97 mins.)
Director: Tim Story
“ 3/10 ” - solmaquina
 
32.
Cop Out (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Jimmy's rare baseball card is robbed. Since it's his only hope to pay for his daughter's upcoming wedding, he recruits his cop partner Paul to track down the robber, a memorabilia-obsessed gangster. (107 mins.)
Director: Kevin Smith
“ 1.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
33.
A Good Day to Die Hard (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
John McClane travels to Russia to help out his seemingly wayward son, Jack, only to discover that Jack is a CIA operative working undercover, causing the father and son to team up against underworld forces. (98 mins.)
Director: John Moore
“ 1.5/10 ” - solmaquina