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The Police were a British rock band formed in London in 1977. For most of their history the band consisted of Sting (lead vocals, bass guitar, primary songwriter), Andy Summers (guitar) and Stewart Copeland (drums, percussion). The Police became globally popular in the late 1970s and early 1980s and are generally regarded as one of the first ... See full bio »

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Red Planet
Red Planet Soundtrack
(2000)
Copycat
Copycat Soundtrack
(1995)
The Wedding Singer
The Wedding Singer Soundtrack
(1998)
Rush Hour 2
Rush Hour 2 Soundtrack
(2001)

Filmography

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 2018 Beat Shazam (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.6 (2018) ... (performer: "Every Breath You Take", "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic", "Message in a Bottle", "Don't Stand So Close to Me", "Roxanne")
 2017 Granada Reports (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 6 December 2017: Evening Bulletin (2017) ... (performer: "Roxanne")
 2017 Stranger Things (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Chapter Nine: The Gate (2017) ... (performer: "Every Breath You Take")
 2017 Cannonball (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... (performer: "I Can't Stand Losing You" - uncredited)
 2017 The Boss (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.14 (2017) ... (performer: "Message in a Bottle" - uncredited)
 2017 Richard Osman's House of Games (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... (performer: "Every Breath You Take" - uncredited)
  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (1 episode, 2015) (performer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Katie Holmes/Marc Maron/Shania Twain (2017) ... (performer: "Don't Stand So Close to Me" - uncredited)
- Blake Lively/Brian Grazer/Nate Bargatze (2015) ... ("King of Suede", uncredited)
 2017 Fifty Shades Darker (performer: "So Lonely")
 2016 Lip Sync Battle (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- John Cho vs. Sir Ben Kingsley (2016) ... (performer: "Every Breath You Take")
 2016 Who's Doing the Dishes? (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Chesney Hawkes (2016) ... (performer: "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic" - uncredited)
 2016 The Aliens (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... (performer: "Can't Stand Losing You")
 2016 Zoolander 2 (performer: "Roxanne")
 2016 Lucifer (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Lucifer, Stay. Good Devil. (2016) ... (performer: "King of Pain")
 2015 Dolezal Backstage (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.3 (2015) ... (performer: "Trance M. Rainbow Medley")
 2014-2015 Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Team Youngblood #1 (2015) ... ("Polkas on 45")
- Big Bang Presents #3: Protoplasman! (2015) ... ("Polkas on 45")
- Athena #2 (2014) ... ("Polkas on 45")
 2015 Deutschland 83 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Atlantic Lion (2015) ... (performer: "Wrapped Around Your Finger")
 2015 Biggest Band Breakups and Make Ups (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Roxanne", "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic", "Can't Stand Losing You", "Synchronicity II", "Every Breath You Take" - uncredited)
 2014 Tu cara me suena - Argentina (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.13 (2014) ... (producer: "Every Breath You Take")
 2014 Late Kick Off North West (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.2 (2014) ... (performer: "Can't Stand Losing You" - uncredited)
 2014 Top of the Pops: The Story of 1979 (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Roxanne")
 2006-2013 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Semifinals (2013) ... ("Roxanne")
- Round 5 (2006) ... ("Every Breath You Take")
 2013 Never Mind the Buzzcocks (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #27.4 (2013) ... (performer: "Walking on the Moon" - uncredited)
 2013 CBGB (performer: "Roxanne")
 2013 Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa (performer: "Roxanne")
 2013 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 14 May 2013 (2013) ... (performer: "Every Breath You Take" - uncredited)
 2013 Midnight Screenings (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pain & Gain/The Big Wedding (2013) ... (performer: "Every Breathe You Take")
 2013 In a World... (performer: "Roxanne")
 2012 The Richest Songs in the World (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Every Breath You Take" - uncredited)
 2010-2012 EastEnders (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 12 April 2012 (2012) ... (performer: "Every Breath You Take" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 14 January 2010 (2010) ... (performer: "Every Breath You Take" - uncredited)
 2012 Danni Lowinski (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Sperrbezirk (2012) ... (performer: "Roxanne" - uncredited)
 2012 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Desamor (2012) ... (performer: "Every Breath You Take")
 2012 Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 2011 (2012) ... (performer: "Every Breath You Take")
 2011 Generació D (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Every Breath You Take")
 2011 Community (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Remedial Chaos Theory (2011) ... (performer: "Roxanne")
 2011 Doctors (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Message in a Bottle (2011) ... (performer: "Message in a Bottle" - uncredited)
 2011 South Park (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- You're Getting Old (2011) ... (performer: "Every Breath You Take")
 2009-2011 Banda sonora (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #7.3 (2011) ... (performer: "De do do do, de da da da")
- Episode #5.14 (2009) ... (performer: "So Lonely")
 2011 Just Go with It (performer: "So Lonely", "Roxanne", "Canary in a Coalmine", "Can't Stand Losing You", "Every Breath You Take", "Next to You")
 2010 Cinemassacre's Top 10 Worst Movie Cliches (Short) (performer: "Message in a Bottle" - uncredited)
 2010 Somewhere (performer: "So Lonely")
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Megastars with Megabucks (2010) ... (performer: "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic" - uncredited)
 2010 This Ain't Glee XXX (Video) (performer: "Don't Cum All Over Me" - uncredited)
 2010 Total Wipeout (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Awards (2010) ... (performer: "Walking on the Moon" - uncredited)
 2010 I'm in a Rock 'n' Roll Band (TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Singer (2010) ... (performer: "Can't Stand Losing You" - uncredited)
 2010 Getaway (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.3 (2010) ... (performer: "So Lonely" - uncredited)
 2009 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Chinatown (2009) ... (performer: "Invisible Sun", "Every Breath You Take" - uncredited)
 1984-2009 Tatort (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Tempelräuber (2009) ... (performer: "So lonely")
- Haie vor Helgoland (1984) ... (performer: "Every Breath You Take")
 2009 Parks and Recreation (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Stakeout (2009) ... (performer: "Every Breath You Take" - uncredited)
 2009 Guitar Hero 5 (Video Game) (performer: "So Lonely")
 2008 Eli Stone (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Happy Birthday, Nate (2008) ... (performer: "Every Breath You Take" - uncredited)
 2008 Unter anderen Umständen (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Böse Mädchen (2008) ... ("Roxanne")
 2008 Queridos Amigos (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... (performer: "Every Breath You Take")
 2007 Biblioteka (Documentary short) (performer: "Message in a Bottle")
 2007 Rock Band (Video Game) (performer: "Next to You", "Roxanne")
 2007 Nip/Tuck (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Joyce and Sharon Monroe (2007) ... (performer: "Can't Stand Losing You")
 2007 Ein Fall für zwei (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Tödliche Besessenheit (2007) ... (performer: "Messege In A Bottle")
 2007 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Delia's First Ghost (2007) ... (performer: "Every Breathe You Take" - uncredited)
 2006-2007 Ha-Shminiya (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Who Murdered Yoel? (2007) ... (performer: "Every Breath You Take" - uncredited)
- Lamda Klaud (2006) ... (performer: "Every Little Thing She Does is Magic" - uncredited)
 2006 Big Love (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- A Barbecue for Betty (2006) ... (performer: "Roxanne")
 2006 SingStar Rocks! (Video Game) (performer: "Every Breath You Take")
 2005 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Top 4 (2005) ... (performer: "Message in a Bottle")
- Top 8 (2005) ... (performer: "King of Pain")
 2005 Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Everybody Hates the Pilot (2005) ... (performer: "Don't Stand So Close to Me")
 2005 Bewitched (performer: "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic" (1976))
 2005 The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- On a Clear Day I Can't See My Sister (2005) ... (performer: "Don't Stand So Close to Me" - uncredited)
 2004 Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- High Noon (2004) ... (performer: "Every Breath You Take")
 2003 Monkey Dust (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.6 ... (performer: "Message in a Bottle" - uncredited)
 2002 I'm Alan Partridge (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Colour of Alan (2002) ... (performer: "Roxanne" - uncredited)
 2002 When Snooker Ruled the World (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Every Breath You Take" - uncredited)
  Friends (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2001) (performer - 1 episode, 1994)
- The One with Monica's Boots (2001) ... (writer: "Ross-Can" - uncredited)
- The One Where Underdog Gets Away (1994) ... (performer: "Don't Stand So Close to Me" - uncredited)
 2001 Rush Hour 2 (performer: "I'll Be Missing You" (AKA "Every Breath You Take"))
 2001 Conspiracy Theory: Did We Land on the Moon? (TV Short documentary) (performer: "Walking On The Moon" - uncredited)
 2000 Red Planet (performer: "When the World Is Running Down (You Can't Go Wrong)")
 2000 Playing the Field (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.6 (2000) ... (performer: "Every Breath You Take" - uncredited)
 2000 The Replacements (performer: "Every Breath You Take")
 1999 Pirates of Silicon Valley (TV Movie) (performer: "Synchronicity 1")
 1999 Zärtliche Begierde (TV Movie) (performer: "Roxanne")
 1998 Derrick (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Anna Lakowski (1998) ... (performer: "Every Breath You Take" - uncredited)
 1998 The Wedding Singer (performer: "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic")
 1993-1997 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Tralala 2 bzw. 40 (1997) ... (performer: "De Do Do Do De Da Da Da" - uncredited)
- Folge 12 - Das Schlechteste aus Tohuwabohu (1993) ... (performer: "De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da" - uncredited)
 1995 Copycat (performer: "Murder by Numbers" (1983))
 1979-1995 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 23 episodes)
- Episode dated 11 May 1995 (1995) ... (performer: "I Can't Stand Losing You")
- Number Ones of 81 (1981) ... (performer: "Every Little Thing She Does is Magic")
- Episode dated 24 December 1981 (1981) ... (performer: "Spirits in the Material World")
- Episode dated 5 November 1981 (1981) ... (performer: "Every Little Thing She Does is Magic")
- Episode dated 24 September 1981 (1981) ... (performer: "Invisible Sun")
 1992 Hasta luego cocodrilo (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- El vídeo mató a la estrella de la radio (1992) ... (performer: "De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da")
 1991 Regarding Henry (performer: "WALKING ON THE MOON")
 1986-1987 Casualty (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Anaconda (1987) ... (performer: "Every Breath You Take")
- Gas (1986) ... (performer: "Every Little Thing She Does is Magic")
 1985 Electric Blue 22 (Video) (performer: "De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da" - uncredited)
 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Maze (1985) ... (performer: "Tea In The Sahara" - uncredited)
 1984 Bachelor Party (performer: "Rehumanize Yourself") / (producer: "Rehumanize Yourself")
 1983 California Girls (performer: "de do do do de da da da da")
 1983 Risky Business (performer: "Every Breath You Take")
 1982 Brimstone & Treacle (performer: "How Stupid Mr. Bates", "A Kind of Loving", "I Burn For You" - uncredited) / (writer: "How Stupid Mr. Bates", "A Kind of Loving" - uncredited)
 1982 St. Elsewhere (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1982) ... (performer: "De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da")
 1982 The Last American Virgin (performer: "De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da")
 1981-1982 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Pills (1982) ... (performer: "Spirits in the Material World" - uncredited)
- Dr. Fever and Mr. Tide: Part 2 (1981) ... (performer: "De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da" - uncredited)
 1981 Urgh! A Music War (Documentary) (performer: "Driven to Tears", "Roxanne", "So Lonely")
 1981 Riding High (performer: "Deathwish", "Walking On The Moon")
 1981 King of the Mountain ("WALKING ON THE MOON")
 1981 Iltatähti (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 17 February 1981 (1981) ... (performer: "De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da")
 1980 The Kenny Everett Video Show (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.8 (1980) ... (performer: "It's Alright For You")
- Episode #3.4 (1980) ... (performer: "The Bed's Too Big Without You")
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They were turned down for a session by the influential BBC Radio One DJ John Peel in their early career, something which Peel claimed to have never regretted as he didn't rate them at all. Other hugely successful bands he turned down included U2 and Dire Straits. See more »

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