Comedy cop films

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1. Tango & Cash (1989)

R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

41 Metascore

Framed by their ruthless arch-nemesis, a mismatched LAPD crime-fighting duo has to put its differences aside to even the score with the evil kingpin who put them behind bars once and for all.

Directors: Andrey Konchalovskiy, Albert Magnoli | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell, Teri Hatcher, Jack Palance

Votes: 89,926 | Gross: $63.41M

2. Bad Company (2002)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

37 Metascore

When an Ivy League-educated C.I.A. Agent is killed during an operation, the secret agency recruits his twin brother (Chris Rock).

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Chris Rock, Peter Stormare, Gabriel Macht

Votes: 43,316 | Gross: $30.16M

3. K-9 (1989)

PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

44 Metascore

To stop an elusive criminal, a maverick detective enlists the aid of a police dog who's an unusually intelligent smart alec.

Director: Rod Daniel | Stars: Jim Belushi, Mel Harris, Kevin Tighe, Ed O'Neill

Votes: 29,843 | Gross: $43.25M

4. Cops and Robbersons (1994)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

When police discover that a mob hitman has moved in next door to the Robbersons, they want to find out what he is up to. So they set up a stakeout in the Robbersons' home. Hard-nosed, ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Chevy Chase, Jack Palance, Dianne Wiest, Robert Davi

Votes: 5,979 | Gross: $11.38M

5. Crime Busters (1977)

PG | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Adventure

An attempted robbery turns to be an unexpected recruitment when two unemployed men mistakenly break into a police office instead of a store.

Director: Enzo Barboni | Stars: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, David Huddleston, Luciano Catenacci

Votes: 9,512

6. Dragnet (1987)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Crime

62 Metascore

The equally-straight-laced and "by the book" nephew of Joe Friday must work with his more laid-back partner to solve a mystery.

Director: Tom Mankiewicz | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Tom Hanks, Christopher Plummer, Harry Morgan

Votes: 29,797 | Gross: $57.39M

7. Dudley Do-Right (1999)

PG | 77 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

44 Metascore

Inept Canadian mountie Dudley Do-Right chases after villian Snidely Whiplash and woos girlfriend Nell Fenwick.

Director: Hugh Wilson | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Sarah Jessica Parker, Alfred Molina, Eric Idle

Votes: 9,269 | Gross: $9.69M

8. Hot Fuzz (2007)

R | 121 min | Action, Comedy, Mystery

81 Metascore

A skilled London police officer is transferred to a small town with a dark secret.

Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman, Bill Nighy

Votes: 431,831 | Gross: $23.64M

9. The Heat (I) (2013)

R | 117 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

60 Metascore

An uptight FBI Special Agent is paired with a foul-mouthed Boston cop to take down a ruthless drug lord.

Director: Paul Feig | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Michael McDonald, Melissa McCarthy, Demián Bichir

Votes: 155,019 | Gross: $159.58M

10. The Hard Way (1991)

R | 111 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

An action movie star researching a role is allowed to tag along with a hardboiled New York City policeman, who finds him superficial and irritating.

Director: John Badham | Stars: Michael J. Fox, James Woods, Stephen Lang, Annabella Sciorra

Votes: 17,203 | Gross: $25.90M

11. Codename: Jackal (2012)

G | 107 min | Action, Comedy

A not so smart female killer (Song Ji-Hyo) is hired to kill a popular singer (Youngwoong Jaejoong). The killer then kidnaps the popular singer and tries to kill him in a bold manner which ... See full summary »

Director: Hyeong-jun Bae | Stars: Jae-Joong Kim, Ji-Hyo Song, Dal-su Oh, Sung-ryung Kim

Votes: 387

12. Cop & ½ (1993)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

After witnessing a murder, a young boy named Devon refuses to testify unless he is given the chance to be a policeman.

Director: Henry Winkler | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Norman D. Golden II, Ruby Dee, Holland Taylor

Votes: 7,919 | Gross: $31.89M

13. Car 54, Where Are You? (1994)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy

Brash NYC policeman Officer Gunther Toody is partnered with stiff, by-the-book Officer Francis Muldoon to protect an important mafia witness prior to testifying against orgainzed crime in ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Fishman | Stars: David Johansen, John C. McGinley, Fran Drescher, Nipsey Russell

Votes: 4,118 | Gross: $1.24M

14. Thieves and Robbers (1983)

101 min | Comedy, Crime

L.A.P.D. Captain Parker finally is going on Holiday with all his family. At the last moment he has to cancel the program to re-capture a pilferer named Tony Roma, bad copy of a Latin lover.... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Corbucci | Stars: Bud Spencer, Tomas Milian, Marc Lawrence, Margherita Fumero

Votes: 1,439

15. 21 Jump Street (2012)

R | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

69 Metascore

A pair of underachieving cops are sent back to a local high school to blend in and bring down a synthetic drug ring.

Directors: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller | Stars: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube, Brie Larson

Votes: 483,253 | Gross: $138.45M

16. 22 Jump Street (2014)

R | 112 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

71 Metascore

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.

Directors: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller | Stars: Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, Ice Cube, Nick Offerman

Votes: 324,095 | Gross: $191.72M

17. Let's Be Cops (2014)

R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

30 Metascore

Two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party and become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted "heroes" get tangled in a real life web of mobsters and dirty detectives, they must put their fake badges on the line.

Director: Luke Greenfield | Stars: Jake Johnson, Damon Wayans Jr., Rob Riggle, Nina Dobrev

Votes: 122,568 | Gross: $82.39M

18. Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)

PG-13 | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

A spoof on Lethal Weapon (1987), other movies, TV commercials etc. 2 unlike LA cops investigate a cocaine in girl scout cookies case.

Director: Gene Quintano | Stars: Emilio Estevez, Samuel L. Jackson, Jon Lovitz, Tim Curry

Votes: 42,067 | Gross: $27.98M

19. A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994)

R | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

An ex-cop, now a private detective, takes on the search for the millions stolen by a drug lord.

Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans | Stars: Keenen Ivory Wayans, Charles S. Dutton, Jada Pinkett Smith, Salli Richardson-Whitfield

Votes: 6,120 | Gross: $29.39M

20. Miss Congeniality (2000)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

43 Metascore

An F.B.I. Agent must go undercover in the Miss United States beauty pageant to prevent a group from bombing the event.

Director: Donald Petrie | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Michael Caine, Benjamin Bratt, Candice Bergen

Votes: 172,541 | Gross: $106.81M

21. Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous (2005)

PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

34 Metascore

After Cheryl Frasier and Stan Fields are kidnapped, Gracie goes undercover in Las Vegas to find them.

Director: John Pasquin | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Regina King, William Shatner, Enrique Murciano

Votes: 65,173 | Gross: $48.48M

22. The Other Guys (2010)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

64 Metascore

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.

Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Derek Jeter, Eva Mendes

Votes: 224,789 | Gross: $119.22M

23. Big Momma's House (2000)

PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

33 Metascore

In order to protect a beautiful woman and her son from a robber, a male FBI agent disguises himself as a large grandmother.

Director: Raja Gosnell | Stars: Martin Lawrence, Nia Long, Paul Giamatti, Jascha Washington

Votes: 76,876 | Gross: $117.56M

24. Big Momma's House 2 (2006)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Crime

34 Metascore

An FBI agent reprises his disguise as a corpulent old lady and takes a job as a nanny in a crime suspect's house.

Director: John Whitesell | Stars: Martin Lawrence, Emily Procter, Nia Long, Zachary Levi

Votes: 38,279 | Gross: $70.17M

25. Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (2011)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

22 Metascore

Malcolm Turner and his stepson Trent go undercover at an all-girls school to flush out a killer.

Director: John Whitesell | Stars: Martin Lawrence, Brandon T. Jackson, Jessica Lucas, Michelle Ang

Votes: 23,817 | Gross: $37.92M

26. Blue Streak (1999)

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

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: 69,835 | Gross: $68.52M

27. Cop Out (2010)

R | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

31 Metascore

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.

Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Bruce Willis, Tracy Morgan, Juan Carlos Hernández, Cory Fernandez

Votes: 82,266 | Gross: $44.88M

28. The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Crime

76 Metascore

Incompetent police Detective Frank Drebin must foil an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II.

Director: David Zucker | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, O.J. Simpson, Ricardo Montalban

Votes: 138,399 | Gross: $78.76M

29. The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Crime

65 Metascore

Lieutenant Frank Drebin discovers that his ex-girlfriend's new beau is involved in a plot to kidnap a scientist who advocates solar energy.

Director: David Zucker | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy, O.J. Simpson

Votes: 97,748 | Gross: $86.93M

30. Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)

PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Crime

63 Metascore

Frank Drebin comes out of retirement to help Police Squad infiltrate a gang of terrorists planning to detonate a bomb at the Academy Awards.

Director: Peter Segal | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy, O.J. Simpson

Votes: 90,315 | Gross: $51.13M

31. La poliziotta fa carriera (1976)

90 min | Comedy

Gianna Amicucci works in the house of the head of her hometown police force and enters the academy with a kickback from him. She is a beautiful woman (she generously sheds clothes during ... See full summary »

Director: Michele Massimo Tarantini | Stars: Edwige Fenech, Mario Carotenuto, Giuseppe Pambieri, Francesco Mulè

Votes: 157

32. A Policewoman in New York (1981)

91 min | Comedy

A Texan travels to Rome to hire two police officers to impersonate a mobster's girlfriend and his most ruthless hitman.

Director: Michele Massimo Tarantini | Stars: Edwige Fenech, Alvaro Vitali, Giacomo Rizzo, Edith Peters

Votes: 185

33. Policewoman (1974)

104 min | Comedy

A young policewoman discovers an ecological scandal and has to face the corruption in the Milan Police department.

Director: Steno | Stars: Mariangela Melato, Orazio Orlando, Mario Carotenuto, Armando Brancia

Votes: 185

34. A Policewoman on the Porno Squad (1979)

90 min | Comedy, Crime

The adventures of Gianna, a sexy police woman (E Fenech) who wants to help a child in the search of his mother, who has ended up in trouble. She has become a prostitute and is kept prisoner... See full summary »

Director: Michele Massimo Tarantini | Stars: Edwige Fenech, Alvaro Vitali, Marzio Honorato, Franco Diogene

Votes: 181

35. Police Academy (1984)

R | 96 min | Comedy

41 Metascore

A group of good-hearted, but incompetent misfits enter the police academy, but the instructors there are not going to put up with their pranks.

Director: Hugh Wilson | Stars: Steve Guttenberg, G.W. Bailey, Kim Cattrall, Bubba Smith

Votes: 105,037 | Gross: $81.20M

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

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy

39 Metascore

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

Directors: Jerry Paris, James Signorelli | Stars: Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, David Graf, Michael Winslow

Votes: 47,755 | Gross: $55.60M

37. Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986)

PG | 83 min | Comedy

33 Metascore

The alumni of Commandant Lassard's Police Academy (1984) return to the school to train new recruits and prevent its closure.

Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, David Graf, Michael Winslow

Votes: 39,593 | Gross: $43.58M

38. Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Crime

26 Metascore

The misfit Police Academy (1984) graduates now are assigned to train a group of civilian volunteers to fight crime once again plaguing the streets.

Director: Jim Drake | Stars: Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, Michael Winslow, David Graf

Votes: 37,675 | Gross: $28.06M

39. Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach (1988)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Crime

18 Metascore

The Police Academy's commandant will be honored at a police convention in Miami Beach. At the airport he picks a wrong bag with stolen diamonds. The "owners" want them back.

Director: Alan Myerson | Stars: Bubba Smith, David Graf, Michael Winslow, Leslie Easterbrook

Votes: 30,559 | Gross: $4.24M

40. Police Academy 6: City Under Siege (1989)

PG | 84 min | Comedy, Crime

16 Metascore

Those bumbling cadets take to the streets when three inept goons successfully orchestrate a metropolitan crime wave.

Director: Peter Bonerz | Stars: Bubba Smith, David Graf, Michael Winslow, Leslie Easterbrook

Votes: 26,360 | Gross: $11.57M

41. Police Academy: Mission to Moscow (1994)

PG | 83 min | Comedy, Crime

11 Metascore

The Russian government hires the veterans of the Police Academy (1984) to help deal with the Mafia.

Director: Alan Metter | Stars: G.W. Bailey, George Gaynes, Michael Winslow, David Graf

Votes: 29,749 | Gross: $0.13M

42. Beverly Hills Cop (1984)

R | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

64 Metascore

A freewheeling Detroit cop pursuing a murder investigation finds himself dealing with the very different culture of Beverly Hills.

Director: Martin Brest | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, John Ashton, Lisa Eilbacher

Votes: 150,905 | Gross: $234.76M

43. Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

R | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

48 Metascore

Axel Foley returns to Beverly Hills to help Taggart and Rosewood investigate Chief Bogomil's near-fatal shooting and the series of "alphabet crimes" associated with it.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, Jürgen Prochnow, Ronny Cox

Votes: 99,844 | Gross: $153.67M

44. Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)

R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

16 Metascore

Axel Foley, while investigating a car theft ring, comes across something much bigger than that: the same men who killed his boss are running a counterfeit money ring out of a theme park in Los Angeles.

Director: John Landis | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Jon Tenney, Joey Travolta, Eugene Collier

Votes: 71,529 | Gross: $42.61M

45. Showtime (2002)

PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

32 Metascore

A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based television cop show, while tracking down the manufacturer and distributor of an illegally made semi-automatic firearm.

Director: Tom Dey | Stars: Robert De Niro, Eddie Murphy, Rene Russo, Rachael Harris

Votes: 58,131 | Gross: $38.08M

46. Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992)

PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Family

A tough police sergeant's overbearing mother comes to visit him and begins to meddle in his life and career.

Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Estelle Getty, JoBeth Williams, Roger Rees

Votes: 36,316 | Gross: $28.41M

47. WolfCop (2014)

Unrated | 79 min | Comedy, Horror

As a series of strange and violent events begin to occur, an alcoholic policeman realizes that he has been turned into a werewolf as part of a larger plan.

Director: Lowell Dean | Stars: Leo Fafard, Amy Matysio, Sarah Lind, Corinne Conley

Votes: 5,659

48. Flatfoot in Hong Kong (1975)

115 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

Piedone (Bigfoot) Rizzo is accused of drugs trafficking. In order to clear his name he has to find out who is the person, from a Mafia ring, who has infiltrated his police department.

Director: Steno | Stars: Bud Spencer, Al Lettieri, Enzo Cannavale, Renato Scarpa

Votes: 2,664

49. Knock-Out Cop (1978)

115 min | Action, Comedy, Crime