films The Best Buddy Cop Movies  

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List of the best buddy cop movies. On this page, you will find the rankings of the greatest buddy movies about cops that have ever graced the silver screen. What are two of the best genres for a film? Boom! Cop movies and buddy movies. That is why some of the funniest or most dramatic movies in the history of cinema are buddy cop films. 
On the comedy side, people have 21 Jump Street as well as 22 Jump Street, with the unlikely pair of Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill as police officers. Just like that film, many of these movies ranked here feature undercover detectives because they can make for hilarious or brutally intense storylines. Just ask the Wayans Brothers, also known as the White Chicks. But are you looking to watch an intense movie about friendship and crime-fighting? Then stay away from Rush Hour and turn on Die Hard or Training Day for some great buddy cop drama.

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Lethal Weapon Mel Gibson, Gary Busey, Danny Glover

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Rush Hour Jackie Chan, Roselyn Sánchez, Chris Tucker

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Men in Black is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Buddy Cop Movies
Men in Black Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg

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Bad Boys Will Smith, Téa Leoni, Martin Lawrence

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Beverly Hills Cop Eddie Murphy, Damon Wayans, Paul Reiser

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21 Jump Street Johnny Depp, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube

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48 Hrs. Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte, Annette O'Toole

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Sherlock Holmes Rachel McAdams, Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law

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The Other Guys Eva Mendes, Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg

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Training Day is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Buddy Cop Movies
Training Day Eva Mendes, Snoop Dogg, Denzel Washington

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Tango & Cash Sylvester Stallone, Teri Hatcher, Kurt Russell

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Point Break Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Patrick Swayze

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Hot Fuzz Cate Blanchett, Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg

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Starsky & Hutch Snoop Dogg, Carmen Electra, Will Ferrell

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Seven is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Buddy Cop Movies
Seven Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Morgan Freeman

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Shanghai Noon Lucy Liu, Jackie Chan, Owen Wilson

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Turner & Hooch Tom Hanks, Craig T. Nelson, Mare Winningham

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Buddy Cop Movies
Who Framed Roger Rabbit Kathleen Turner, Christopher Lloyd, Bob Hoskins

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2 Guns is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Buddy Cop Movies
2 Guns Mark Wahlberg, Denzel Washington, Paula Patton

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Rush Hour 2 Maggie Q, Jackie Chan, Zhang Ziyi

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White Chicks is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Buddy Cop Movies
White Chicks Evangeline Lilly, Jaime King, Jennifer Carpenter

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Dragnet is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Buddy Cop Movies
Dragnet Tom Hanks, Dan Aykroyd, Christopher Plummer

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End of Watch Anna Kendrick, Jake Gyllenhaal, America Ferrera

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The Heat is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Buddy Cop Movies
The Heat Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, Marlon Wayans

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Stakeout Madeleine Stowe, Richard Dreyfuss, Forest Whitaker

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Wild Wild West is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Buddy Cop Movies
Wild Wild West Salma Hayek, Will Smith, Kevin Kline

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Last Action Hero Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tina Turner, Sharon Stone

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Red Heat Arnold Schwarzenegger, Laurence Fishburne, Gina Gershon

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Miami Vice Colin Farrell, Jamie Foxx, Naomie Harris

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Running Scared Paul Walker, Elizabeth Mitchell, Vera Farmiga

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Alien Nation James Caan, Terence Stamp, Mandy Patinkin

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National Security Martin Lawrence, Eric Roberts, Jeff Ross

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Marked for Death Steven Seagal, Danielle Harris, Keith David

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Showdown in Little Tokyo Tia Carrere, Brandon Lee, Dolph Lundren

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16 Blocks Bruce Willis, Mos Def, David Morse

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Maximum Risk Jean-Claude Van Damme, Natasha Henstridge, David Hemblen

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Loose Cannons Dan Aykroyd, Gene Hackman, Nancy Travis

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Shoot to Kill Kirstie Alley, Tom Berenger, Sidney Poitier

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Righteous Kill Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, 50 Cent

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Armed and Dangerous Meg Ryan, John Candy, Eugene Levy

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Shakedown Sam Elliott, Peter Weller, Kelly Rutherford

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Top Dog Chuck Norris, Timothy Bottoms, Clyde Kusatsu

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Fair Game Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Ty Burrell

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Downtown Forest Whitaker, Penelope Ann Miller, Joe Pantoliano

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Theodore Rex Whoopi Goldberg, Carol Kane, Juliet Landau

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Chaos Sage Stallone, Kevin Gage, Ken Medlock