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1. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

PG-13 | 165 min | Action, Thriller

8.5
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78 Metascore

Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, the Dark Knight is forced to return from his imposed exile to save Gotham City from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane with the help of the enigmatic Catwoman.

Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer, Bob Kane | Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman

Votes: 954,404

2. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

R | 118 min | Thriller

8.6
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84 Metascore

A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.

Writers: Thomas Harris, Ted Tally | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney, Kasi Lemmons

Votes: 733,316

3. 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: 158,084

4. Dredd (2012)

R | 95 min | Action, Sci-Fi

7.0
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59 Metascore

In a violent, futuristic city where the police have the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner, a cop teams with a trainee to take down a gang that deals the reality-altering drug, SLO-MO.

Writers: John Wagner, Carlos Ezquerra, Alex Garland | Director: Pete Travis | Stars: Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby, Lena Headey, Rachel Wood

Votes: 179,349

5. Rookie Blue (2010– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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The stakes are high for five young cops fresh out of the Academy and ready for their first day with one of the most elite units in the city. Under the watchful guidance of their officers, ... See full summary »

Creators: Tassie Cameron, Morwyn Brebner, Ellen Vanstone | Stars: Missy Peregrym, Gregory Smith, Enuka Okuma, Travis Milne

Votes: 12,044

6. The Raid: Redemption (2011)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.6
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73 Metascore

A S.W.A.T. team becomes trapped in a tenement run by a ruthless mobster and his army of killers and thugs.

Writer: Gareth Evans | Director: Gareth Evans | Stars: Iko Uwais, Ananda George, Ray Sahetapy, Donny Alamsyah

Votes: 129,567

7. Let Us Prey (2014)

88 min | Horror

5.6
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Held in a remote police station, a mysterious stranger takes over the minds and souls of everyone inside.

Writers: David Cairns, Fiona Watson | Director: Brian O'Malley | Stars: Liam Cunningham, Pollyanna McIntosh, Bryan Larkin, Hanna Stanbridge

Votes: 1,750

8. Chaos (II) (2005)

R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Two cops, a rookie and a grizzled vet, pursue an accomplished bank robber.

Writer: Tony Giglio | Director: Tony Giglio | Stars: Jason Statham, Ryan Phillippe, Wesley Snipes, Henry Czerny

Votes: 40,008

9. Serpico (1973)

R | 130 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.8
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87 Metascore

The true story about an honest New York cop who blew the whistle on rampant corruption in the force only to have his comrades turn against him.

Writers: Peter Maas, Waldo Salt, Norman Wexler | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Al Pacino, John Randolph, Jack Kehoe, Biff McGuire

Votes: 67,656

10. Prom Night (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 88 min | Horror, Mystery

3.9
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17 Metascore

Donna's senior prom is supposed to be the best night of her life, though a sadistic killer from her past has different plans for her and her friends.

Writer: J.S. Cardone | Director: Nelson McCormick | Stars: Brittany Snow, Scott Porter, Jessica Stroup, Dana Davis

Votes: 25,572

11. Monster House (2006)

PG | 91 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.7
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68 Metascore

Three teens discover that their neighbor's house is really a living, breathing, scary monster.

Writers: Dan Harmon, Rob Schrab, Pamela Pettler | Director: Gil Kenan | Stars: Mitchel Musso, Sam Lerner, Spencer Locke, Ryan Newman

Votes: 60,439

12. 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: 18,537

13. Brooklyn's Finest (2009)

R | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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43 Metascore

Three unconnected Brooklyn cops wind up at the same deadly location after enduring vastly different career paths.

Writer: Michael C. Martin | Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Richard Gere, Don Cheadle, Ethan Hawke, Wesley Snipes

Votes: 49,789

14. Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)

R | 118 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.7
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36 Metascore

Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh pursue an arms dealer who is a former LAPD officer.

Writers: Jeffrey Boam, Robert Mark Kamen, Shane Black | Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo

Votes: 116,451

15. Runaway (1984)

PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

5.9
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In the near future, a police officer specializes in malfunctioning robots. When a robot turns out to have been programmed to kill, he begins to uncover a homicidal plot to create killer robots... and his son becomes a target.

Writer: Michael Crichton | Director: Michael Crichton | Stars: Tom Selleck, Cynthia Rhodes, Gene Simmons, Kirstie Alley

Votes: 7,650

16. Colors (1988)

R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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66 Metascore

An experienced cop and his rookie partner patrol the streets of East Los Angeles while trying to keep the gang violence under control.

Writers: Michael Schiffer, Richard Di Lello | Director: Dennis Hopper | Stars: Sean Penn, Robert Duvall, Maria Conchita Alonso, Randy Brooks

Votes: 17,302

17. T.J. Hooker (1982–1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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The weekly adventures of tough-as-nails veteran police officer Sgt. T.J. Hooker, who rides the beat with his rookie partner Vince Romano.

Creator: Rick Husky | Stars: William Shatner, Heather Locklear, Adrian Zmed, James Darren

Votes: 1,964

18. Magnum Force (1973)

R | 124 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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Dirty Harry is on the trail of vigilante cops who are not above going beyond the law to kill the city's undesirables.

Writers: Harry Julian Fink, Rita M. Fink, John Milius, Michael Cimino | Director: Ted Post | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Hal Holbrook, Mitchell Ryan, David Soul

Votes: 38,553

19. Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Crime

5.5
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When a new gang moves into town it's up to the screwball police team to stop them.

Writers: Neal Israel, Pat Proft, Barry W. Blaustein, David Sheffield | Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, David Graf, Michael Winslow

Votes: 33,739

20. The Rookie (1990)

R | 120 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.8
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Clint Eastwood plays a veteran detective who gets stuck with a rookie cop (Charlie Sheen) to chase down a German crook (Raul Julia.)

Writers: Boaz Yakin, Scott Spiegel | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Charlie Sheen, Raul Julia, Sonia Braga

Votes: 18,321

21. Blue Steel (1989)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.6
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A female rookie in the police force engages in a cat and mouse game with a pistol wielding psychopath who becomes obsessed with her.

Writers: Kathryn Bigelow, Eric Red | Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Ron Silver, Clancy Brown, Elizabeth Peña

Votes: 8,331

22. Kuffs (1992)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.8
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George Kuffs didn't finish high-school, just lost his job and his girlfriend who still is in college is pregnant. Since he can't see how he can support her, he thinks she is better off ... See full summary »

Writers: Bruce A. Evans, Raynold Gideon | Director: Bruce A. Evans | Stars: Christian Slater, Milla Jovovich, Ric Roman Waugh, Steve Holladay

Votes: 7,265

23. Year of the Dragon (1985)

R | 134 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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A police detective cracks down on organized crime in Chinatown after the murders of Triad and Mafia leaders.

Writers: Robert Daley, Oliver Stone, Michael Cimino | Director: Michael Cimino | Stars: Mickey Rourke, John Lone, Ariane, Leonard Termo

Votes: 9,456

24. No Man's Land (1987)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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A rookie cop goes undercover and infiltrates a car thief ring.

Writer: Dick Wolf | Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Charlie Sheen, D.B. Sweeney, Lara Harris, Randy Quaid

Votes: 2,784

25. The Rookies (1972–1976)

60 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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The trials and adventures of three young police officers.

Creators: William Blinn, Rita Lakin | Stars: Georg Stanford Brown, Sam Melville, Kate Jackson, Gerald S. O'Loughlin

Votes: 409

26. Max Payne 3 (2012 Video Game)

Action, Crime, Drama

8.9
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Nine years after the events of Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne (2003), Max finds himself living a degenerative lifestyle, addicted to painkillers and alcohol in the city of Sao Paulo, ... See full summary »

Writers: Dan Houser, Rupert Humphries, Michael Unsworth | Director: Rod Edge | Stars: James McCaffrey, Julian Dean, Frank Rodriguez, Addison LeMay

Votes: 5,408

27. The New Centurions (1972)

R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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An idealistic rookie cop joins the LAPD to make ends meet while finishing law school, and is indoctrinated by a seasoned veteran. As time goes on, he loses his ambitions and family as police work becomes his entire life.

Writers: Stirling Silliphant, Joseph Wambaugh | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: George C. Scott, Stacy Keach, Jane Alexander, Scott Wilson

Votes: 1,155

28. Zombie Nation (2005)

R | 81 min | Horror

2.1
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A psycho cop with a weakness for killing his female arrests gets what's coming to him when a pack of zombie women rise from their graves in order to get proper revenge.

Writer: Ulli Lommel | Director: Ulli Lommel | Stars: Gunter Ziegler, Brandon Dean, Axel Montgomery, Phil Lander

Votes: 7,337

29. Bride of the Monster (1955)

Approved | 69 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.1
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An mad doctor attempts to create atomic supermen.

Writers: Edward D. Wood Jr., Alex Gordon | Director: Edward D. Wood Jr. | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Tor Johnson, Tony McCoy, Loretta King

Votes: 4,983

30. The Glass Shield (1994)

PG-13 | 109 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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J.J. is a rookie in the Sheriff's Department and the first black officer at that station. Racial tensions run high in the department as some of J.J.'s fellow officers resent his presence. ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Burnett, John Eddie Johnson, Ned Welsh | Director: Charles Burnett | Stars: Michael Boatman, Lori Petty, Erich Anderson, Richard Anderson

Votes: 2,652

31. Raw Justice (1994)

R | 92 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

3.8
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Mayor Stiles' daughter Donna is killed the night after a lousy date with the shy Mitch. Of course this makes him the main suspect. When Mitch gets free on bail, Styles hires ex-cop Mace to ... See full summary »

Writer: David A. Prior | Director: David A. Prior | Stars: David Keith, Robert Hays, Pamela Anderson, Leo Rossi

Votes: 844

32. Tattoo (I) (2002)

108 min | Drama, Thriller, Crime

6.4
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66 Metascore

Two police detectives, a grizzled veteran and one fresh-faced rookie, hunt a ritualistic serial killer murdering people with tattoos and skinning them.

Writer: Robert Schwentke | Director: Robert Schwentke | Stars: August Diehl, Christian Redl, Nadeshda Brennicke, Johan Leysen

Votes: 2,370

33. Banshee (2006 TV Movie)

R | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.8
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A car thief (Manning) goes on the run after stealing a killer's vehicle.

Writer: Kirsten Elms | Director: Kari Skogland | Stars: Taryn Manning, Romano Orzari, Michael Lombardi, Genelle Williams

Votes: 457

34. A.C.A.B. (2012)

112 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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A look at the controversial riot cops unit, told through the stories of three veteran cops and a young recruit.

Writers: Carlo Bonini, Daniele Cesarano, Barbara Petronio, Leonardo Valenti | Director: Stefano Sollima | Stars: Pierfrancesco Favino, Filippo Nigro, Marco Giallini, Andrea Sartoretti

Votes: 4,340

35. The Dark Wind (1991)

R | 111 min | Drama, Mystery

5.5
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A Navajo police officer is mixed up in drug smuggling and murder on the reservation.

Writers: Tony Hillerman, Neal Jimenez, Eric Bergren | Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Lance Baker, Betty C. Barlow, Gary Basaraba, Billy Beck

Votes: 434

36. Violent Cop (1989)

103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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A violence prone police officer discovers that his colleague is trafficking drugs.

Writer: Hisashi Nozawa | Director: Takeshi Kitano | Stars: Takeshi Kitano, Maiko Kawakami, Makoto Ashikawa, Shirô Sano

Votes: 7,333

37. Resident Evil (2002 Video Game)

M | Action, Horror, Mystery

9.1
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A special police squadron encounters the undead wandering around a mansion.

Directors: Shinji Mikami, Atsushi Doi, Shimako Sato | Stars: Joe Whyte, Heidi Anderson-Swan, Ed Smaron, Hope Levy

Votes: 1,630

38. One Nite in Mongkok (2004)

110 min | Action, Drama, Crime

7.2
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Hong Kong nihilism. December 22, a street quarrel leads to the death of a gang leader's son. Next day, he seeks revenge on his brother, a rival boss. He calls on Liu, a fixer, to import a ... See full summary »

Writer: Tung-Shing Yee | Director: Tung-Shing Yee | Stars: Cecilia Cheung, Daniel Wu, Alex Fong, Anson Leung

Votes: 2,007

39. Highway Patrolman (1991)

104 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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An episodic look at a young man's life in Mexico's national highway patrol. We follow Pedro Rojas from cadet training and his rookie assignment in a northern border area, to his quick ... See full summary »

Writer: Lorenzo O'Brien | Director: Alex Cox | Stars: Roberto Sosa, Bruno Bichir, Vanessa Bauche, Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez

Votes: 437

40. Motorway (2012)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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A rookie cop takes on a veteran escape driver in a death defying final showdown on the streets of Hong Kong.

Writers: Joey O'Bryan, Kam-Yuen Szeto | Director: Pou-Soi Cheang | Stars: Anthony Chau-Sang Wong, Shawn Yue, Xiaodong Guo, Barbie Hsu

Votes: 1,240

41. The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros (2005)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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70 Metascore

A young boy falls in love with a handsome policeman who is investigating his family's criminal activities.

Writer: Michiko Yamamoto | Director: Auraeus Solito | Stars: Nathan Lopez, Soliman Cruz, J.R. Valentin, Neil Ryan Sese

Votes: 1,195

42. Kottentail (2007)

Comedy, Horror

4.4
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The "Overlook Animal Research Laboratory" has long been working on genetic engineering without any trouble. That all changes one night when two would be animal liberators set free a test ... See full summary »

Writer: Tony Urban | Director: Tony Urban | Stars: Nathan Faudree, Kristin Abbott, Patricia Bellemore, Heather Darling

Votes: 170

43. Sanctioned to Die (2011)

90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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When a highly-skilled martial artist turned rookie cop loses his best friend to a gambling syndicate that runs a to-the-death fight competition, he makes it his mission to bring justice.

Writers: Brent Bambic, Neil Knox, Kevin L. Williams | Director: Brent Bambic | Stars: Vince Segovia, Kathy Corpus, Desiree Iaconetti, Kevon Stover

Votes: 48

44. Irresistible Force (1993 TV Movie)

80 min | Action

5.0
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A police sergant is about to retire. Therefore he only wants to let the time pass by without getting in trouble or even becoming hurt. But this is not so easy as he receives as partner an ... See full summary »

Writer: Carleton Eastlake | Director: Kevin Hooks | Stars: Stacy Keach, Cynthia Rothrock, Christopher Neame, Kathleen Garrett

Votes: 132

45. The Case Against Brooklyn (1958)

82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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When a reporter claims that New York police are on the take letting the mob run its horse parlors at will, a shocked District Attorney Michael Norris decide to do something about it. Not ... See full summary »

Writers: Ed Reid, Daniel B. Ullman, Bernard Gordon, Julian Zimet | Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Darren McGavin, Margaret Hayes, Warren Stevens, Peggy McCay

Votes: 133

46. Protect and Surf (1989 TV Movie)

Crime

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A group of young police officers make up for the harsh realities of working on mean streets by sharing a dream house at the beach in California.

Writers: Kerry Lenhart, John J. Sakmar | Director: Larry Shaw | Stars: Mike Genovese, David Oliver, Thomas Haden Church, Phill Lewis

47. Banatan (1999)

Action, Drama

5.0
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Writer: Uro Q. dela Cruz | Director: Uro Q. dela Cruz | Stars: Jomari Yllana, Ara Mina, Karla Estrada, Mike Gayoso

Votes: 14

48. Brain Drain (1998)

95 min | Drama

5.9
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In a humble neighborhood school studies Emilio (Mario Casas), a shy, with an average of five, who has spent his entire life secretly in love with Natalia (Amaia Salamanca), the pretty girl ... See full summary »

Writers: Branko Andjic, Fernando Musa | Director: Fernando Musa | Stars: Nicolás Cabré, Luis Quiroz, Jimena Anganuzzi, Brian Forcinitti

Votes: 142

49. Braker (1985 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Drama

4.5
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Failed TV pilot about a black veteran cop paired with a white unseasoned partner to investigate crime in L.A.

Director: Victor Lobl | Stars: Carl Weathers, Joseph Bottoms, Anne Schedeen, Alex Rocco

Votes: 33

50. I Take This Oath (1940)

Approved | 67 min | Crime, Drama

5.3
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The trials and tribulations of a group of newly sworn-in police officers.

Writers: William A. Ullman Jr., George Bricker | Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Gordon Jones, Joyce Compton, Craig Reynolds, J. Farrell MacDonald

Votes: 43