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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.

Creator: James Duff | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

Votes: 7,838

2. 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.

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

Votes: 61,363 | Gross: $8.09M

3. 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.

Writers: Roderick Thorp, Jeb Stuart, Steven E. de Souza | Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

Votes: 589,796 | Gross: $81.35M

4. Training Day (2001)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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70 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.

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

Votes: 304,564 | Gross: $76.26M

5. 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.

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

Votes: 179,857 | Gross: $40.98M

6. 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.

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

Votes: 360,306 | Gross: $54.56M

7. 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.

Writers: Hillary Seitz, Nikolaj Frobenius, Erik Skjoldbjærg | Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank, Martin Donovan

Votes: 217,853 | Gross: $67.26M

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.

Writers: Will Beall, Paul Lieberman | Director: Ruben Fleischer | Stars: Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Giovanni Ribisi

Votes: 173,115 | Gross: $46.00M

9. 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.

Creator: James Duff | Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, J.K. Simmons, Corey Reynolds, Robert Gossett

Votes: 18,469

10. 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.

Writers: Ross LaManna, Jim Kouf | Director: Brett Ratner | Stars: Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, Ken Leung, Tom Wilkinson

Votes: 186,720 | Gross: $141.15M

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.

Creator: Ann Biderman | Stars: Michael Cudlitz, Shawn Hatosy, Regina King, Ben McKenzie

Votes: 20,471

12. 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.

Writer: J. Michael Straczynski | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Angelina Jolie Pitt, Colm Feore, Amy Ryan, Gattlin Griffith

Votes: 198,482 | Gross: $35.71M

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.

Writers: James Ellroy, Kurt Wimmer, Jamie Moss | Director: David Ayer | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Laurie, Chris Evans

Votes: 94,628 | 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.

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

Votes: 104,902 | Gross: $30.67M

15. Harsh Times (2005)

R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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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.

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

Votes: 54,423 | Gross: $3.34M

16. 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).

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

Votes: 29,033 | Gross: $14.42M

17. 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.

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

Votes: 19,665 | Gross: $0.97M

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.

Writers: Michael Berry, John Blumenthal, Stephen Carpenter | Director: Les Mayfield | Stars: Martin Lawrence, Luke Wilson, Peter Greene, Dave Chappelle

Votes: 60,411 | Gross: $68.21M

19. 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.

Writers: Dan O'Bannon, Don Jakoby | Director: John Badham | Stars: Roy Scheider, Warren Oates, Candy Clark, Daniel Stern

Votes: 12,413 | Gross: $42.30M

20. Samurai Cop (1991)

Unrated | 96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.0
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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.

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

Votes: 2,533

21. 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.

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

Votes: 23,294 | Gross: $18.97M

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.

Creators: Cormac Wibberley, Marianne Wibberley | Stars: Michael Ealy, Warren Kole, Sonya Walger, Jack McGee

Votes: 5,366

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.

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

Votes: 6,180

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.

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

Votes: 4,495

25. Martial Law (1990 Video)

R | 89 min | Action, Crime

4.0
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An undercover cop teams up with a martial-arts expert to stop a gang of drug smugglers and car thieves.

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

Votes: 536

26. 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.

Writers: Joseph Wambaugh, E. Jack Neuman | Director: Robert Butler | Stars: William Holden, Lee Remick, Joe Santos, Sam Elliott

Votes: 239

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.

Writers: Graham Winter, Rebecca Morrison | Director: James Seale | Stars: Mark Dacascos, John Rhys-Davies, Tamara Davies, Mark Rolston

Votes: 1,204

28. 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

29. 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 »

Creators: Stephen J. Cannell, Roy Huggins | Director: David Chase | Stars: James Garner, Kathryn Harrold, Joe Santos, Bryan Cranston

Votes: 98

30. 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.

Creators: Stephen J. Cannell, Roy Huggins | Director: Stuart Margolin | Stars: James Garner, Marcia Strassman, Joe Santos, David Proval

Votes: 118

31. 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 »

Writers: Richard S. Conway, Max Kolpé, Hans Wilhelm | Director: W. Lee Wilder | Stars: Cesar Romero, June Havoc, Marie McDonald, Lon Chaney Jr.

Votes: 46

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

Comedy

2.4
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A look at the lavish lifestyles of young, wealthy girls living in Hollywood.

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

Votes: 114

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 »

Writers: Daniel B. Ullman, Elwood Ullman | Director: Hubert Cornfield | Stars: Bill Elliott, Tom Drake, Beverly Garland, Dayton Lummis

Votes: 56

34. 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.

Writers: Reginald Taviner, George Callahan | Director: Herbert I. Leeds | Stars: Robert Sterling, Joan Dixon, Ricardo Cortez, Douglas Fowley

Votes: 126

35. 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 »

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

Votes: 45

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

T | Animation, Action

8.5
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Add a Plot

Stars: Shannon Finn, Roger Jackson, Jarion Monroe

Votes: 47

37. 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.

Writers: Maurice Tombragel, Orville H. Hampton | Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Don Castle, Jane Nigh, Reed Hadley, William Henry

Votes: 44

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.

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

39. 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.

Creators: Nicolas Falacci, Cheryl Heuton | Director: Dennis Smith | Stars: Rob Morrow, David Krumholtz, Judd Hirsch, Alimi Ballard

Votes: 132

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

58 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.4
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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.

Creators: Ethan Reiff, Cyrus Voris | Director: Nick Gomez | Stars: Michael Ealy, Oded Fehr, Henri Lubatti, Alex Nesic

Votes: 60

41. 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.

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

42. 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.

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

43. 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 »

Writers: Frank E. Smith, Howard A. Rodman, William Horberg | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Joe Mantegna, Bonnie Bedelia, Vinessa Shaw, Patrick Breen

Votes: 20