The Best Police Movies Films

The Best Police Movies

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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. 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.

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

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    the people's #1 &most listed
    Die Hard

    1988 More
    100
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    1987 More
    92
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    The Departed

    2006 More
    92
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    often listed
    Dirty Harry

    1971 More
    92
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    often listed
    Lethal Weapon

    1987 More
    91
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    The French Connection

    1971 More
    89
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    Heat

    1995 More
    89
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    Seven

    1995 More
    88
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    2001 More
    87
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    The Fugitive

    1993 More
    83
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    1997 More
    83
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    The Town

    2010 More
    82
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    Serpico

    1973 More
    82
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    1984 More
    80
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    End of Watch

    2012 More
    75
    added by: dwsteeniii
  16. 16
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    1998 More
    73
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    Bullitt

    1968 More
    71
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    Fargo

    1996 More
    70
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    American Gangster

    2007 More
    69
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    Speed

    1994 More
    69
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    The Negotiator

    1998 More
    68
    added by: wiabux
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    Live Free or Die Hard

    2007 More
    67
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    1984 More
    65
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    Bad Boys

    1995 More
    65
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    2012 More
    64
    added by: HrvojeRichterGoricanec
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    We Own the Night

    2007 More
    63
    added by: wiabux
  27. 27
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    1988 More
    63
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    1997 More
    63
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    Die Hard with a Vengeance

    1995 More
    60
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    Super Troopers

    2001 More
    60
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    1988 More
    60
    added by: analise.dubner
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    The Seven-Ups

    1973 More
    59
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    2006 More
    58
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    2002 More
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    Brooklyn's Finest

    2009 More
    56
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    Die Hard 2

    1990 More
    56
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    S.W.A.T.

    2003 More
    54
    added by: HaidarahAhmed
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Blown Away

    1994 More
    53
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    Hot Fuzz

    2007 More
    52
    added by: FrankQuinto
  40. 40
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    1985 More
    50
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    1991 More
    49
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    often listed
    Mad Max

    1979 More
    49
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    2006 More
    49
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Bad Lieutenant

    1992 More
    49
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    1987 More
    48
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    2001 More
    47
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    Hard Boiled

    1992 More
    46
    added by: PeteBoyle
  48. 48
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    1999 More
    42
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    1999 More
    42
    added by: MarvinGray
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    2002 More
    41
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