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List Rules Films about undercover cops. Vote up the best undercover cop movies.

There’s nothing quite as thrilling as finding out that your favorite bad guy in a movie is actually a cop in disguise, and his rival is about to expose the truth and kill him! The drama! The suspense! There are tons of great films with this premise, but what are the best movies about undercover cops? Vote up the best undercover cop films below and see where your favorites rank!
The movies on this list all tell the story of an undercover cop in one way or another; most are dramatic and suspenseful in nature, while some put a comedic twist on the idea. No matter what genre you’re into, this list has the absolute best undercover cop movies of all time and there's sure to be one for you!
This list features the best movies about undercover cops including, Training Day, The Fast and the Furious, A Scanner Darkly, The Departed, Need for Speed, Sin City, American Gangster, Rush Hour, The Whole Nine Yards, and We Own the Night. Vote up the best films below or add one you love that isn't already on the list!
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The Departed is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies About Undercover Cops
The Departed Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin

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Donnie Brasco Johnny Depp, Al Pacino, Paul Giamatti

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Reservoir Dogs Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth

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clash1977 added Serpico Al Pacino, Judd Hirsch, Abraham Murphy

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Training Day Eva Mendes, Snoop Dogg, Denzel Washington

38 14
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American Gangster Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Idris Elba

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Point Break Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Patrick Swayze

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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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Rush Hour Jackie Chan, Roselyn Sánchez, Chris Tucker

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Infernal Affairs Andy Lau, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Edison Chen

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The Fast and the Furious Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster

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Eastern Promises Naomi Watts, Viggo Mortensen, Tatiana Maslany

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Face/Off John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Gina Gershon

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Rush Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sam Elliott, Gregg Allman

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Miss Congeniality is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies About Undercover Cops
slaft added Miss Congeniality Sandra Bullock, William Shatner, Michael Caine

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The Punisher John Travolta, Rebecca Romijn, Kevin Nash

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Cruising Al Pacino, Ed O'Neill, Karen Allen

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We Own the Night Eva Mendes, Mark Wahlberg, Robert Duvall

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Tim Hackett added Deep Cover Jeff Goldblum, Laurence Fishburne, Clarence Williams III

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State of Grace Sean Penn, Gary Oldman, Robin Wright

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Sin City is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies About Undercover Cops
Sin City Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke

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Valhallastreams added Beyond the Law Charlie Sheen, Linda Fiorentino, Michael Madsen

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Undercover Brother Neil Patrick Harris, Denise Richards, Dave Chappelle

10 12
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White Heat James Cagney, Edmond O'Brien, Virginia Mayo

9 14
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The Whole Nine Yards Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry, Amanda Peet

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Europa Europa Julie Delpy, Hanns Zischler, Marco Hofschneider

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Bulletproof Adam Sandler, James Caan, Monica Potter

12 15
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Miami Vice Colin Farrell, Jamie Foxx, Naomie Harris

7 14
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City on Fire Ava Gardner, Henry Fonda, Leslie Nielsen

8 14
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Snitch Dwayne Johnson, Susan Sarandon, Nadine Velazquez

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A Scanner Darkly Robert Downey Jr., Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

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Need for Speed Michael Keaton, Dakota Johnson, Imogen Poots

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Stray Dog Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Awaji

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Undercover Blues Kathleen Turner, Dennis Quaid, Dave Chappelle