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1. Major Crimes (2012– )

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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'The Closer' spin-off series which follows Capt. Raydor of the Los Angeles Police Department.

Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 8,209

2. Crash (I) (2004)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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69 Metascore

Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.

Director: Paul Haggis | Stars: Don Cheadle, Sandra Bullock, Thandie Newton, Karina Arroyave

Votes: 363,454 | Gross: $54.56M

3. Training Day (2001)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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69 Metascore

On his first day on the job as a Los Angeles narcotics officer, a rookie cop goes on a 24-hour training course with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.

Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Scott Glenn, Tom Berenger

Votes: 309,084 | Gross: $76.26M

4. Die Hard (1988)

R | 131 min | Action, Thriller

8.2
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70 Metascore

John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro and several others that were taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

Votes: 599,103 | Gross: $81.35M

5. Inherent Vice (2014)

R | 148 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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81 Metascore

In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles private investigator Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Katherine Waterston

Votes: 63,450 | Gross: $8.09M

6. End of Watch (2012)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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68 Metascore

Shot documentary-style, this film follows the daily grind of two young police officers in LA who are partners and friends, and what happens when they meet criminal forces greater than themselves.

Director: David Ayer | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña, Anna Kendrick, America Ferrera

Votes: 183,132 | Gross: $40.98M

7. The Closer (2005–2012)

46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Deputy Police Chief Brenda Johnson runs the Priority Homicide Division of the LAPD with an unorthodox style. Her innate ability to read people and obtain confessions helps her and her team solve the city's toughest, most sensitive cases.

Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, J.K. Simmons, Corey Reynolds, Robert Gossett

Votes: 18,693

8. Gangster Squad (2013)

R | 113 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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40 Metascore

It's 1949 Los Angeles, the city is run by gangsters and a malicious mobster, Mickey Cohen. Determined to end the corruption, John O'Mara assembles a team of cops, ready to take down the ruthless leader and restore peace to the city.

Director: Ruben Fleischer | Stars: Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Giovanni Ribisi

Votes: 174,816 | Gross: $46.00M

9. Insomnia (2002)

R | 118 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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78 Metascore

Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank, Martin Donovan

Votes: 220,968 | Gross: $67.26M

10. Changeling (2008)

R | 141 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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63 Metascore

A grief-stricken mother takes on the LAPD to her own detriment when it stubbornly tries to pass off an obvious impostor as her missing child, while also refusing to give up hope that she will find him one day.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Colm Feore, Amy Ryan, Gattlin Griffith

Votes: 200,388 | Gross: $35.71M

11. Southland (2009–2013)

TV-MA | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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The lives of Police Officers working for the Los Angeles Police Department.

Stars: Michael Cudlitz, Shawn Hatosy, Regina King, Ben McKenzie

Votes: 20,798

12. Rush Hour (1998)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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60 Metascore

Two cops team up to get back a kidnapped daughter.

Director: Brett Ratner | Stars: Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, Ken Leung, Tom Wilkinson

Votes: 189,277 | Gross: $141.15M

13. Street Kings (2008)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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55 Metascore

An undercover cop, disillusioned by the recent murder of his wife, is implicated in the murder of an officer and must struggle to clear himself.

Director: David Ayer | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Laurie, Chris Evans

Votes: 95,411 | Gross: $26.42M

14. Predator 2 (1990)

R | 108 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.2
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Amidst a territorial gang war in 1997, a sophisticated alien hunter stalks the citizens of Los Angeles and the only man between him and his prey is veteran L.A.P.D. officer, Lieutenant Mike Harrigan.

Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Kevin Peter Hall, Rubén Blades

Votes: 106,706 | Gross: $30.67M

15. Hollywoodland (2006)

R | 126 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.5
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62 Metascore

A detective examines the mysterious death of George Reeves, the star of the television series Adventures of Superman (1952).

Director: Allen Coulter | Stars: Adrien Brody, Ben Affleck, Diane Lane, Bob Hoskins

Votes: 29,314 | Gross: $14.42M

16. Harsh Times (2005)

R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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56 Metascore

A tough-minded drama about two friends in South Central Los Angeles and the violence that comes between them.

Director: David Ayer | Stars: Christian Bale, Eva Longoria, Freddy Rodríguez, Chaka Forman

Votes: 55,021 | Gross: $3.34M

17. The Replacement Killers (1998)

R | 87 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.1
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42 Metascore

Failing to kill anymore because of his conscience, a troubled hit-man seeks aid from a forger to help him get papers to China. However, the drug-lord has hired replacements to finish the job and kill the hit-man.

Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Mira Sorvino, Michael Rooker, Kenneth Tsang

Votes: 23,487 | Gross: $18.97M

18. Blue Streak (1999)

PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.3
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46 Metascore

A former convict poses as a cop to retrieve a diamond he stole years ago.

Director: Les Mayfield | Stars: Martin Lawrence, Luke Wilson, Peter Greene, Dave Chappelle

Votes: 60,950 | Gross: $68.21M

19. Rampart (2011)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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70 Metascore

Set in 1999 Los Angeles, veteran police officer Dave Brown, the last of the renegade cops, works to take care of his family, and struggles for his own survival.

Director: Oren Moverman | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Ben Foster, Sigourney Weaver, Jon Bernthal

Votes: 19,880 | Gross: $0.97M

20. Samurai Cop (1991)

Unrated | 96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

4.9
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Joe Marshall and Frank Washington are two police detectives who must stop the ruthless activities of the Katana, a renegade Yakuza gang composed of violent and sadistic killers who want to lead the drug trade in Los Angeles.

Director: Amir Shervan | Stars: Mathew Karedas, Mark Frazer, Robert Z'Dar, Janis Farley

Votes: 2,732

21. Blue Thunder (1983)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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The cop test pilot for an experimental police helicopter learns the sinister implications of the new vehicle.

Director: John Badham | Stars: Roy Scheider, Warren Oates, Candy Clark, Daniel Stern

Votes: 12,574 | Gross: $42.30M

22. Common Law (2012)

43 min | Comedy, Crime

8.0
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Centers on cops Wes Mitchell and Travis Marks, who have a problem, each other. So their captain sends them to couples therapy.

Stars: Michael Ealy, Warren Kole, Sonya Walger, Jack McGee

Votes: 5,394

23. The Big Bang (2010)

R | 101 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

5.5
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25 Metascore

A private detective is hired to find a missing stripper. A simple job turns complicated when everyone he questions ends up dead.

Director: Tony Krantz | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Thomas Kretschmann, William Fichtner, Sienna Guillory

Votes: 6,221

24. 44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out (2003 TV Movie)

R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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After a failed bank robbery, two heavily armed men hold the Los Angeles Police Department at bay for 44 minutes.

Director: Yves Simoneau | Stars: Michael Madsen, Ron Livingston, Ray Baker, Douglas Spain

Votes: 4,524

25. Cop Rock (1990– )

60 min | Drama, Musical

4.3
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In what must have been one of the shortest lived series on network television, "Cop Rock" was part "Real Stories of the Highway Patrol" and part "The Sound of Music". After chasing down a ... See full summary »

Stars: Anne Bobby, Barbara Bosson, David Gianopoulos, Larry Joshua

Votes: 354

26. Martial Law (1990 Video)

R | 89 min | Action, Crime

4.1
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An undercover cop teams up with a martial-arts expert to stop a gang of drug smugglers and car thieves.

Director: Steve Cohen | Stars: Chad McQueen, Cynthia Rothrock, David Carradine, Andy McCutcheon

Votes: 543

27. Scorcher (I) (2002)

R | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

3.6
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The only hope for humanity to survive a natural disaster is to detonate a nuclear bomb in Los Angeles.

Director: James Seale | Stars: Mark Dacascos, John Rhys-Davies, Tamara Davies, Mark Rolston

Votes: 1,207

28. The Blue Knight (1973 TV Movie)

240 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Bumper Morgan is a veteran Los Angeles Police Department street cop. He is due to retire after 20 years on the job, but is not letting up on the criminal element on his beat.

Director: Robert Butler | Stars: William Holden, Lee Remick, Joe Santos, Sam Elliott

Votes: 239

29. Most Wanted (1976–1977)

60 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Dan Stoddard, the mayor of Los Angeles, California, has created a special unit, "The Most Wanted" unit, in the Police Department to capture the most wanted criminals. Captain Linc Evers ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Stack, Shelly Novack, Jo Ann Harris, Hari Rhodes

Votes: 35

30. The Rockford Files: Punishment and Crime (1996 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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Laid-back private eye Jim Rockford and his brown Pontiac Firebird become embroiled in another case when he runs across an old flame, blind psychologist Megan. Her no-good playboy cousin ... See full summary »

Director: David Chase | Stars: James Garner, Kathryn Harrold, Joe Santos, Bryan Cranston

Votes: 101

31. The Rockford Files: Friends and Foul Play (1996 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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An friend of Jim's continues to seek his help for her murdered son, but when she winds up dead not long after an altercation with the mafia man, Jim must must do what it takes to put both her soul and her son's, at rest, himself.

Director: Stuart Margolin | Stars: James Garner, Marcia Strassman, Joe Santos, David Proval

Votes: 122

32. Once a Thief (1950)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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A down-on-her-luck San Francisco woman, turning in desperation to jewel robbery, barely escapes getting nabbed in a heist and moves to Los Angeles where she gets an honest job as a waitress... See full summary »

Director: W. Lee Wilder | Stars: Cesar Romero, June Havoc, Marie McDonald, Lon Chaney Jr.

Votes: 47

33. Sudden Danger (1955)

Approved | 65 min | Drama, Crime, Film-Noir

6.5
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A woman who heads a sportswear manufacturing company is found dead. Although it is ruled a suicide, the police detective in charge believes she was murdered, and his subsequent ... See full summary »

Director: Hubert Cornfield | Stars: Bill Elliott, Tom Drake, Beverly Garland, Dayton Lummis

Votes: 56

34. Paparazzi Princess: The Paris Hilton Story (2008 TV Movie)

Comedy

2.3
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A look at the lavish lifestyles of young, wealthy girls living in Hollywood.

Director: Terry Ingram | Stars: Amber Hay, Sara Canning, Bruce Ramsay, Farrah Aviva

Votes: 116

35. Bunco Squad (1950)

Passed | 67 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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A detective goes after a ring of phony "mediums" who are trying to swindle a rich widow out of her fortune.

Director: Herbert I. Leeds | Stars: Robert Sterling, Joan Dixon, Ricardo Cortez, Douglas Fowley

Votes: 128

36. Motor Patrol (1950)

Passed | 67 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

5.3
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A police officer masquerades as a criminal to get information on a gang of car thieves.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Don Castle, Jane Nigh, Reed Hadley, William Henry

Votes: 44

37. Dial Red O (1955)

Approved | 63 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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The first of the five films where Bill Elliott played a detective lieutenant in the L.A Sheriff's department, Dial Red "O" (the correct title with the number 0 (zero), as on a telephone ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel B. Ullman | Stars: Bill Elliott, Helene Stanley, Keith Larsen, Paul Picerni

Votes: 45

38. Old Hollywood (2012)

9 min | Short, Drama

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Vince Carter left Dolores O'Day because he barely had a dime for coffee. He came back for Dolores once he made good, but a new man now stands in his way.

Director: Rachel Verret | Stars: Thomas Fisco, Dani Meyer, Monte Wilson, R. Christian Anderson

39. Future Cop: L.A.P.D. (1998 Video Game)

T | Action

8.6
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Add a Plot

Stars: Shannon Finn, Roger Jackson, Jarion Monroe

Votes: 48

40. Numb3rs (2005–2010)
Episode: Blowback (2008)

TV-14 | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Agent McGowan makes his move against Don, and Colby gets a little too involved with one of the suspects in a cop killing.

Director: Dennis Smith | Stars: Rob Morrow, David Krumholtz, Judd Hirsch, Alimi Ballard

Votes: 136

41. Sleeper Cell (2005– )
Episode: Intramural (2005)

58 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.2
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The Cell buys explosives from a white supremacist militia while Darwyn's new handler, Patrice Serxner, tries to prevent the LAPD from blowing his cover in a conflicting investigation.

Director: Nick Gomez | Stars: Michael Ealy, Oded Fehr, Henri Lubatti, Alex Nesic

Votes: 64

42. The New Breed (1961–1962)
Episode: No Fat Cops (1961)

60 min | Drama

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An elite unit of the Los Angeles Police Department attempts to rescue a young girl and bring her kidnappers to justice.

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Charles Aidman, Parley Baer, John Beradino

43. Border Patrol (1959– )
Episode: Rattigan and the Cat (1959)

26 min | Adventure

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A woman goes to the police and tells them that her husband is plotting to murder her.

Director: Richard Whorf | Stars: Richard Webb, Elisabeth Fraser, Dick Wessel, Russell Arms

44. Fallen Angels (1993–1995)
Episode: The Quiet Room (1993)

30 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

7.0
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In the 1940's and 1950's some members of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) had more interests than their slogan suggests: to protect and to serve. In this episode sadistic Streeter ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Joe Mantegna, Bonnie Bedelia, Vinessa Shaw, Patrick Breen

Votes: 20