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1. Castle (2009–2016)

TV-14 | 43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.2
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After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.

Stars: Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic, Susan Sullivan, Jon Huertas

Votes: 125,927

2. The Day of the Jackal (1973)

PG | 143 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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80 Metascore

A professional assassin codenamed "Jackal" plots to kill Charles de Gaulle, the President of France.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Edward Fox, Terence Alexander, Michel Auclair, Alan Badel

Votes: 31,713 | Gross: $16.06M

3. Nash Bridges (1996–2001)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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A smart alecky San Francisco cop and his get rich quick scheme of a partner keep tabs on crime and take down the bad guys in the Bay Area.

Stars: Don Johnson, Cheech Marin, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Jeff Perry

Votes: 5,159

4. Betrayed (1988)

R | 127 min | Drama, Thriller

6.3
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An FBI agent posing as a combine driver becomes romantically involved with a Midwest farmer who lives a double life as a white supremacist.

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Debra Winger, Tom Berenger, John Heard, Betsy Blair

Votes: 4,611 | Gross: $25.82M

5. The Seven Five (2014)

R | 104 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.6
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69 Metascore

Meet the dirtiest cop in NYC history. Michael Dowd stole money and dealt drugs while patrolling the streets of 80s Brooklyn.

Director: Tiller Russell | Stars: Ken Eurell, Walter Yurkiw, Chickie, Dori Eurell

Votes: 3,791 | Gross: $0.01M

6. Undercover Heat (1995 Video)

R | 93 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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A female cop goes undercover in a high price whorehouse to find a murderer and discovers she likes the assignment more than she should.

Director: Gregory Dark | Stars: Athena Massey, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Meg Foster, Tom Tayback

Votes: 435

7. La piovra (1984)

402 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.8
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Corrado Cattani is a police inspector whose life is devoted to fighting the Italian mafia (known here as "La Piovra" or "The Octopus"). Even as his family and life are being destroyed by ... See full summary »

Stars: Michele Placido, Barbara De Rossi, Patricia Millardet, Nicole Jamet

Votes: 2,390

8. Polisse (2011)

Not Rated | 127 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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74 Metascore

A journalist covering police assigned to a juvenile division enters an affair with one of her subjects.

Director: Maïwenn | Stars: Karin Viard, Joey Starr, Marina Foïs, Nicolas Duvauchelle

Votes: 11,663 | Gross: $0.17M

9. Antikörper (2005)

Not Rated | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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57 Metascore

Long wanted serial killer Gabriel Engel gets arrested in a spectacular police strike. Small town cop Michael Martens travels to the big city to interrogate him. He associates a brutal ... See full summary »

Director: Christian Alvart | Stars: Norman Reedus, Christian von Aster, André Hennicke, Waltraud Witte

Votes: 6,506

10. Großstadtrevier (1986– )

50 min | Crime, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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The daily lives of police officers in the St. Pauli district of Hamburg.

Stars: Jan Fedder, Maria Ketikidou, Till Demtrøder, Peter Heinrich Brix

Votes: 236

11. The Young Americans (1993)

R | 103 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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Experienced N.Y. police detective John Harris is sent to London to help a local task force investigate a series of gangster killings organized by a new player in town - an American. Harris uses a teen wronged by gangsters to get to him.

Director: Danny Cannon | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Iain Glen, John Wood, Terence Rigby

Votes: 2,188

12. Varg Veum - Falne engler (2008)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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Murder and trouble hits Veum when he meets up with classmates in the rock-band Camp, when he resumes contact with a former flame Rebecca, now wife of his buddy. A Varg Veum mystery by best-selling crime novel by Gunnar Staalesen. Staalesen.

Director: Morten Tyldum | Stars: Trond Espen Seim, Per Kjerstad, Bjørn Floberg, Pia Tjelta

Votes: 1,819

13. Police (1985)

113 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.6
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A moody, jaded police detective, while investigating a drug ring, falls for a mysterious woman and is drawn into a shady and dangerous scheme.

Director: Maurice Pialat | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Sophie Marceau, Richard Anconina, Pascale Rocard

Votes: 1,779

14. Blind Justice (2005)

60 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

6.5
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NYPD Detective Jim Dunbar returns to work after being blinded in the line of duty.

Stars: Ron Eldard, Marisol Nichols, Reno Wilson, Frank Grillo

Votes: 366

15. Follow Me Quietly (1949)

Approved | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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An obsessed cop tracks an elusive serial killer who strangles his victims on rainy nights.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: William Lundigan, Dorothy Patrick, Jeff Corey, Nestor Paiva

Votes: 1,039

16. Vice Academy (1989)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Crime

4.4
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Two female cops go undercover to bust a porno ring.

Director: Rick Sloane | Stars: Linnea Quigley, Ginger Lynn, Karen Russell, Jayne Hamil

Votes: 351

17. Police Videos (1998–2012)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Reality-TV

6.5
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Stars: C.W. Jensen, John Bunnell, Merrilyn Crouch, Dave Bishop

Votes: 217

18. Confessions of a Police Captain (1971)

PG | 101 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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One of the first films about the mafia occurrence, in which the fight is hopeless, because "the polyp's feeler" reaches everything and everybody. A police inspector and a deputy public ... See full summary »

Director: Damiano Damiani | Stars: Franco Nero, Martin Balsam, Marilù Tolo, Claudio Gora

Votes: 849

19. Posutoman burusu (1997)

110 min | Crime, Drama, Action

7.5
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A postman is mistaken for a dangerous criminal by the police.

Director: SABU | Stars: Shin'ichi Tsutsumi, Keisuke Horibe, Ren Osugi, Kyôko Tôyama

Votes: 1,442

20. 24 Hours in Police Custody (2014– )

60 min | Documentary

8.0
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More than 80 cameras follow Bedfordshire Police over a 24 hour period as they respond to emergencies, investigate crimes, arrest suspects and battle against the clock.

Stars: Zawe Ashton, Brett Jones, Darren Turney, Selena Humphreys

Votes: 92

21. The Gil Mayo Mysteries (2006– )

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Stars: Jessica Oyelowo, Louise Brealey, Huw Rhys, Alistair McGowan

Votes: 209

22. Coup d'éclat (2011)

92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.4
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Fabienne is a police officer. She does her job well but is gradually growing tired of the dehumanized nature of her work : arresting undocumented aliens day after day does not fit in with ... See full summary »

Director: José Alcala | Stars: Catherine Frot, Karim Seghair, Marie Raynal, Liliane Rovère

Votes: 143

23. Red Team (2000)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

4.5
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Two FBI agents join a special team of operatives called Red Team that hunts serial killers. One of the suspects is soon found dead. The follow up investigation reveals that someone may be executing suspected serial killers.

Director: Jeremy Haft | Stars: Patrick Muldoon, Cathy Moriarty, Tim Thomerson, Fred Ward

Votes: 443

24. B.D. în alertã (1971)

95 min | Action, Comedy

8.7
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In 1971 three inept petty Romanian criminals are released from prison but find themselves at the core of two money laundering and burglary cases.

Director: Mircea Dragan | Stars: Toma Caragiu, Dem Radulescu, Sebastian Papaiani, Puiu Calinescu

Votes: 1,372

25. Midnight Phantom (1935)

Approved | 63 min | Mystery

4.6
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A newly hired police chief vows to clean up a notoriously corrupt police department. When he is murdered, investigators find that there is no shortage of suspects, most of them being fellow cops.

Director: Bernard B. Ray | Stars: Reginald Denny, Claudia Dell, Lloyd Hughes, Jim Farley

Votes: 119

26. Neben der Spur - Amnesie (2016 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Thriller

6.7
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A commissar seeks the help of a psychiatrist when he suffers from amnesia amidst a case.

Directors: Cyrill Boss, Philipp Stennert | Stars: Juergen Maurer, Ulrich Noethen, Marie Leuenberger, Michaela Rosen

Votes: 60

27. Skyggen af Emma (1988)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Emma (Line Kruse) is an eleven-year-old only child from a wealthy Danish family. Emma's parents seem more interested in their own interests than in her. One evening when Emma overhears her ... See full summary »

Director: Søren Kragh-Jacobsen | Stars: Line Kruse, Börje Ahlstedt, Erik Wedersøe, Søren Østergaard

Votes: 289

28. Federal Man (1950)

Approved | 67 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.9
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Former juvenile star William Henry is the all-grown-up hero of "Federal Man". Henry is cast as a government agent, who dogs the trail of illegal narcotics peddlers. This requires several trips south of the US-Mexico border and back again.

Director: Robert Emmett Tansey | Stars: William Henry, Pamela Blake, Robert Shayne, Lyle Talbot

Votes: 49

29. Snutarna - S·W·I·P (1994–1995)

15 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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Stars: Fredde Granberg, Peter Settman, Leif Forstenberg, Johanna Westman

Votes: 177

30. Um Tiro no Escuro (2005)

105 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

6.4
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A baby is kidnapped in a Brazilian airport. Years later, the mother lives in Lisbon and works in a strip-tease bar so she can survive. When she is fired, she joins a gang of bank robbers...

Director: Leonel Vieira | Stars: Joaquim de Almeida, Vanessa Mesquita, Filipe Duarte, Ivo Canelas

Votes: 332

31. The Lady in the Morgue (1938)

Approved | 67 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.8
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A detective investigates the disappearance of a girl's body from the city morgue.

Director: Otis Garrett | Stars: Preston Foster, Patricia Ellis, Frank Jenks, Thomas E. Jackson

Votes: 34

32. Young Girls Beware (1957)

Not Rated | 80 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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When Raven gets out of prison after serving five years on a frame-up by gang-leader Mendetta, he kills Mendetta deciding to take over in his place. He is seen leaving the apartment by Dany ... See full summary »

Director: Yves Allégret | Stars: Antonella Lualdi, Robert Hossein, Michèle Cordoue, Jacqueline Porel

Votes: 19

33. Undercover Men (1934)

61 min | Action, Crime, Western

5.3
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For showing cowardice during a holdup, bank teller Bob Hunter is fired. He joins the Mounties and is assigned to look for those robbers. To have him work undercover, the Inspector's scheme ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Charles Starrett, Adrienne Dore, Kenne Duncan, Wheeler Oakman

Votes: 35

34. Dangers of the Canadian Mounted (1948)

Approved | 156 min | Action, Adventure

5.5
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Crooks discover a Genghis Khan treasure ship on the Canada-Alaska border but the treasure is hidden somewhere on land. In their efforts to find the hidden treasure they resort to murder and... See full summary »

Directors: Fred C. Brannon, Yakima Canutt | Stars: Jim Bannon, Virginia Belmont, Anthony Warde, Dorothy Granger

Votes: 107

35. The Crime Patrol (1936)

Approved | 59 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

4.8
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Prizefighter Bob Neal (Ray Walker) is in debt to gangster Vic Santell (Hooper Atchley) for training expenses. Santell orders Bob to take a dive in the fourth round so Santell can recoup ... See full summary »

Director: Eugene Cummings | Stars: Ray Walker, Geneva Mitchell, Herbert Corthell, Hooper Atchley

Votes: 31

36. Heaven's Heroes (1980)

80 min | Action, Drama

5.1
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Veteran police officer and his wife struggle with the danger and stress of his job. Based on a true story.

Director: Donald W. Thompson | Stars: David Ralphe, Heidi Vaughn, James O'Hagen, Robert Earle

Votes: 9

37. Speed to Burn (1938)

Approved | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Tim Turner raises a horse for a trainer and sees it sold to the police. He later finds that crooks have conspired to keep it from racing.

Director: Otto Brower | Stars: Michael Whalen, Lynn Bari, Marvin Stephens, Henry Armetta

Votes: 8

38. Million Dollar Haul (1935)

Approved | 63 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.0
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Special Insurance-Investigator Dan Kennedy and his wonder dog, Tarzan the Police Dog, are called in to investigate the persistent robbing of a shipping-and-storage warehouse in Los Angeles.

Director: Albert Herman | Stars: Tarzan, Reed Howes, Janet Chandler, William Farnum

Votes: 8

39. The Drag-Net (1936)

Passed | 61 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.4
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A playboy takes a job as an assistant district attorney, finds himself up against a tough crime boss and his gang.

Director: Vin Moore | Stars: Rod La Rocque, Marian Nixon, Betty Compson, Jack Adair

Votes: 32

40. G-Men Never Forget (1948)

Passed | 167 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.5
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G-Man and a female detective sergeant pursue racketeers, unaware that her police commissioner is actually a gang boss altered by plastic surgery.

Directors: Fred C. Brannon, Yakima Canutt | Stars: Clayton Moore, Roy Barcroft, Ramsay Ames, Gil Frye

Votes: 70

41. The Mysterious Miss X (1939)

Passed | 65 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.1
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Keith Neville and Dan Casey, two small-time stage actors, are traveling by bus back two New York City, and have an overnight stay in a small town. They take a room in a local hotel and a ... See full summary »

Director: Gus Meins | Stars: Michael Whalen, Lynne Roberts, Chick Chandler, Mabel Todd

Votes: 8

42. Lady Blues (1996)

89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Director: André Vaillancourt | Stars: Michael Saquella, Jessica Devlin, Julie Ross, André Vaillancourt

Votes: 14

43. 10:96: Training Night (2005 TV Movie)

28 min | Comedy

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Comedy pilot about two policemen who spend a claustrophobic evening in their patrol car under the call sign 10:96. Sergeant Barnes has high blood pressure and low self esteem but means well... See full summary »

Director: Noreen Kershaw | Stars: Neil Fitzmaurice, Chris Bisson, Fiona Clarke, Ben Thompson

44. The Fighting Rookie (1934)

67 min | Drama, Romance

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Patrolman Jim Trent (Jack La Rue) hears the screams of a woman and rushes to her aid in an upstairs apartment. Inside, he is hit on the head and whiskey poured on his uniform. Gangster ... See full summary »

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Jack La Rue, Ada Ince, DeWitt Jennings, Matthew Betz

45. Hell Bent for Love (1934)

Passed | 65 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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As a result of arresting a nightclub singer, Millie Garland (Lilian Bond), for speeding, Tim Daley (Tim McCoy), of the California Highway Patrol, incurs the enmity of the gangster, "Trigger... See full summary »

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Tim McCoy, Lilian Bond, Bradley Page, Vincent Sherman

46. The Red Shadow (II) (1932)

Passed | 15 min | Short, Crime, Mystery

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Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Harriet Lorraine, Walter Miller, Walter McGrail, Norman Stuart

47. Trapped (I) (1931)

Passed | 23 min | Short, Crime, Drama

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Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Lina Basquette, Stanley Fields, James Murray, Jason Robards Sr.

48. Federal Man-Hunt (1938)

Approved | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
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By a daring ruse and inside help, Pete Rennick, a noted criminal behind bars on federal charges, escapes from the prison, and all of the law-agencies and local police are out to catch him ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Grinde | Stars: Robert Livingston, June Travis, John Gallaudet, Charles Halton

Votes: 6

49. Instant Happiness (2001 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

8.3
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Instant Happiness is a documentary probing the lives of five youths in the house- and techno scene in Norway. It's about their search for identity and social position, but also about drugs ... See full summary »

Director: Torstein Grude | Star: Erik Borgen

Votes: 48

50. The Janet Gardiner Case: Forensic Science at Work (1981 Video)

13 min | Documentary, Short, Crime

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Director: Peter Smith | Stars: Peter Barlow, Jeffrey Booth, Paul Sonkkila, Leo Taylor