The Best Police Movies Films
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The Best Police Movies

List Criteria: Top films about cops, detectives, SWAT teams, investigators...

A list of the best cop movies with trailers. What's the best police movie of all time? The police films listed below may be sorted by year of release, director, or actors. A

ll the police films can be reranked to make your own list of good cop/bad cop movies, list of police procedural films, or list of buddy cop movies. What are the best cop films? These movies may give you a new perspective the next time you watch serial killer films.

These may not be all the cop movies out there, but they are the best.
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    most listed Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Robert Davi

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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin

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    often listed Clint Eastwood, Don Siegel, John Vernon

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    Mel Gibson, Gary Busey, Danny Glover

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    Robert De Niro, Sean Connery, Kevin Costner

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    Natalie Portman, Al Pacino, Val Kilmer

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    Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Morgan Freeman

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey

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    Eva Mendes, Snoop Dogg, Denzel Washington

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    Kim Basinger, Russell Crowe, Kevin Spacey

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    ranked low on reranks & added by dwsteeniii Anna Kendrick, Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Martinez

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    Blake Lively, Ben Affleck, Jon Hamm

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    Julianne Moore, Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones

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    Eddie Murphy, Damon Wayans, Paul Reiser

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    Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Carla Gugino

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    Al Pacino, F. Murray Abraham, Judd Hirsch

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    Steve Buscemi, William H. Macy, Frances McDormand

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    Jackie Chan, Roselyn Sánchez, Chris Tucker

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    added by wiabux Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey, Paul Giamatti

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    added by HrvojeRichterGoricanec Johnny Depp, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube

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    ranked low on reranks Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Téa Leoni

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    Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper

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    added by wiabux Kim Cattrall, Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith

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    Robert Duvall, Steve McQueen, Suzanne Somers

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    Bruce Willis, Maggie Q, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

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    Lynda Carter, Jim Gaffigan, Brian Cox

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    Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Debbie Harry

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    Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Irons

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    Sean Penn, Robert Duvall, Mario López

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    added by wiabux Eva Mendes, Mark Wahlberg, Joaquin Phoenix

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    added by wiabux Bruce Willis, Mos Def, David Morse

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    Bruce Willis, John Leguizamo, Dennis Franz

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    added by wiabux Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank

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    ranked low on reranks & added by HaidarahAhmed Colin Farrell, Samuel L. Jackson, LL Cool J

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    added by wiabux Richard Gere, Don Cheadle, Ethan Hawke

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    Mel Gibson, Steve Bisley, Hugh Keays-Byrne

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    Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Anthony Kiedis

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    often listed Willem Dafoe, John Turturro, Jane Leeves

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    added by wiabux Morgan Freeman, Monica Potter, Michael Moriarty

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    added by wiabux Jeff Bridges, Tommy Lee Jones, Forest Whitaker

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    ranked low on reranks Jodie Foster, Denzel Washington, Clive Owen

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    Alex Van Halen, Leeza Gibbons, Peter Weller

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    Harvey Keitel, Victor Argo, Paul Calderón

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    added by PeteBoyle Chow Yun-Fat, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Philip Kwok

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Roy Scheider, Joe Spinell, Richard Lynch

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    ranked low on reranks & added by FrankQuinto Cate Blanchett, Bill Nighy, Martin Freeman

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    Busta Rhymes, Ray Liotta, Jason Patric

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    Tom Hanks, Dan Aykroyd, Christopher Plummer

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    added by wiabux Angelina Jolie, Denzel Washington, Queen Latifah

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