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. Check out more great movie lists that you can also watch on Netflix such as scary movies on Netflix, funny movies on Netflix and best action movies on Netflix

All 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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  1. 1
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    Matt Damon, Alec Baldwin, James Badge Dale

    ) open buy now
  2. 2
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    Clarence Gilyard, Alan Rickman, Kym Malin

    ) open buy now
  3. 3
    + 592
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    Ethan Hawke, Dr. Dre, Tom Berenger

    ) open buy now
  4. 4
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    ranked low on reranks & added by dwsteeniii
    Jake Gyllenhaal, America Ferrera, Michael Peña

    ) open buy now
  5. 5
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    most listed
    Clint Eastwood, Kristoffer Tabori, Joe Finnegan

    ) open buy now
  6. 6
    + 401
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    Tone-Lōc, Tom Sizemore, Jeremy Piven

    ) open buy now
  7. 7
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    Gary Busey, Tom Atkins, Traci Wolfe

    ) open buy now
  8. 8
    + 307
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    Kim Basinger, Graham Beckel, Simon Baker

    ) open buy now
  9. 9
    + 376
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    Kevin Costner, Patricia Clarkson, John Barrowman

    ) open buy now
  10. 10
    + 436
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    Reg E. Cathey, Kevin Spacey, Richard Schiff

    ) open buy now
  11. 11
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Gene Hackman, André Ernotte, Burt Richards

    ) open buy now
  12. 12
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    Ben Affleck, Slaine, Blake Lively

    ) open buy now
  13. 13
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    Abraham Murphy, Kenneth McMillan, M. Emmet Walsh

    ) open buy now
  14. 14
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    Joe Pantoliano, Julianne Moore, Tommy Lee Jones

    ) open buy now
  15. 15
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    James Russo, Damon Wayans, Rick Overton

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  16. 16
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    Cuba Gooding Jr., RZA, Roger Bart

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  17. 17
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    José Feliciano, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi

    ) open buy now
  18. 18
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    Steve McQueen, Robert Duvall, Robert Vaughn

    ) open buy now
  19. 19
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    Ice Cube, Brie Larson, Channing Tatum

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  20. 20
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    Debbie Harry, Edie Falco, Ray Liotta

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  21. 21
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    Chris Tucker, John Lone, Philip Baker Hall

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  22. 22
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    Will Smith, Joe Pantoliano, Martin Lawrence

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  23. 23
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    Robert Duvall, María Conchita Alonso, Don Cheadle

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  24. 24
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    J. T. Walsh, Kevin Spacey, John Spencer

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  25. 25
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    Sam Phillips, James Saito, Larry Bryggman

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  26. 26
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    added by HaidarahAhmed
    Michelle Rodriguez, LL Cool J, Reg E. Cathey

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  27. 27
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    Mark Gordon, Jeff Daniels, Keanu Reeves

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  28. 28
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    Kim Cattrall, Bubba Smith, George R. Robertson

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  29. 29
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    Chris Palermo, Timothy Olyphant, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

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  30. 30
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    Franco Nero, Sheila McCarthy, Dennis Franz

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  31. 31
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    Brian Cox, Lynda Carter, Marisa Coughlan

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  32. 32
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    added by wiabux
    Richard Gere, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio

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  33. 33
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    ranked low on reranks & added by FrankQuinto
    Steve Coogan, Jim Broadbent, Edward Woodward

    ) open buy now
  34. 34
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    added by wiabux
    Richard Donner, David Zayas, Mos Def

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  35. 35
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    added by wiabux
    Robert Duvall, Danny Hoch, Mark Wahlberg

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  36. 36
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    added by analise.dubner
    O. J. Simpson, "Weird Al" Yankovic, George Kennedy

    ) open buy now
  37. 37
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    Vincent Gil, David Bracks, Reg Evans

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  38. 38
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    ranked low on reranks
    Anthony Kiedis, Tom Sizemore, Gary Busey

    ) open buy now
  39. 39
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    added by wiabux
    Jonathan Jackson, Martin Donovan, Maura Tierney

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  40. 40
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Larry Haines, Ken Kercheval, Joe Spinell

    ) open buy now
  41. 41
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    added by srouxd162
    John Ortiz, Shea Whigham, Jennifer Ehle

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  42. 42
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    ranked low on reranks
    Paul McCrane, Leeza Gibbons, Ray Wise

    ) open buy now
  43. 43
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    John Turturro, Jane Leeves, Dean Stockwell

    ) open buy now
  44. 44
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    added by wiabux
    Tommy Lee Jones, Forest Whitaker, Jeff Bridges

    ) open buy now
  45. 45
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    added by wiabux
    Jay O. Sanders, Michael Moriarty, Anton Yelchin

    ) open buy now
  46. 46
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    Peter Frechette, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Marcia Jean Kurtz

    ) open buy now
  47. 47
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    Busta Rhymes, John Ortiz, Ray Liotta

    ) open buy now
  48. 48
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    Harvey Keitel, Paul Hipp, Victor Argo

    ) open buy now
  49. 49
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    added by chris-parkins
    Nina Dobrev, Jake M. Johnson, Natasha Leggero

    ) open buy now
  50. 50
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    often listed & added by PeteBoyle
    Teresa Mo, Anthony Wong, Kwan Hoi-san

    ) open buy now
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