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The Best Police Movies Streaming on Hulu 

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Updated December 23, 2019 218 votes 136 voters 11.9k views 10 items

The best police movies streaming on Hulu have everything you need to enjoy a criminally good film! From car chases to stick ups, to court cases and handcuffs, these police films on Hulu have it all. Some of the officers and detectives in these movies play it by the book. Others have a tendency to go rogue and get themselves into trouble. It's hard to tell the difference between the perps in the good guys in some of these films - lines can sometimes blur when you're dealing with the wrong side of the law. 

This is a truly international list, boasting films from Italy, China, the Dominican Republic and, of course, the United States. Among the best police movies streaming on Hulu, Island of Fire tops our list. It's a story of a cop that goes undercover in order to catch a killer. Complicit tells the story of an MI5 agent that tries to avert a terrorist attack, and Gone: The Disappearance of Aeryn Gillern is a documentary about a veteran New York police officer attempting to find her missing son.

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Black Cop is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Police Movies Streaming on Hulu
Black Cop
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Out of Time is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Police Movies Streaming on Hulu
Eva Mendes, Denzel Washington, Sanaa Lathan

Released: 2003

Directed by: Carl Franklin

Out of Time is a 2003 American thriller film, directed by Carl Franklin featuring Denzel Washington.

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The Naked Gun: From the ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Police Movies Streaming on Hulu
O. J. Simpson, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Reggie Jackson

Released: 1988

Directed by: David Zucker

The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! is a 1988 American comedy film. It is the first in The Naked Gun series of films starring Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy, and O. ...more

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A Most Wanted Man is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Police Movies Streaming on Hulu
Rachel McAdams, Willem Dafoe, Robin Wright

Released: 2013

Directed by: Anton Corbijn

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12 O'Clock Boys is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Police Movies Streaming on Hulu
12 O'Clock Boys Coco, Pug, Steven

Released: 2014

Directed by: Lotfy Nathan

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The Spearhead Effect is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Police Movies Streaming on Hulu
The Spearhead Effect J. Damian Anastasio, Brian Baldini, Paul Terrell Clayton

Directed by: Brandon Moore, Caleb Smith

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Detroit is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Police Movies Streaming on Hulu
John Boyega, Will Poulter, Algee Smith

Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow

Detroit is an American period crime drama film directed by Kathryn Bigelow and written by Mark Boal based on the 1967 Detroit riot. A police raid in Detroit in 1967, called the Algiers Motel ...more
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Monsters and Men is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Police Movies Streaming on Hulu
Monsters and Men John David Washington, Anthony Ramos, Kelvin Harrison Jr.

Released: 2018

Directed by: Reinaldo Marcus Green

Monsters and Men is a 2018 American drama film directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green. The aftermath of a police killing of a black man, told through the eyes of the bystander who filmed the act, an ...more

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Border is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Police Movies Streaming on Hulu
Eva Melander, Jorgen Thorsson, Ann Petrén

Released: 2018

Directed by: Ali Abbasi

Border is a 2018 Swedish fantasy film directed by Ali Abbasi. A customs officer who can smell fear develops an unusual attraction to a strange traveler while aiding a police investigation which ...more
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The Standoff at Sparrow ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Police Movies Streaming on Hulu
James Badge Dale, Brian Geraghty, Patrick Fischler

Released: 2019

Directed by: Henry Dunham

The Standoff at Sparrow Creek is a 2018 American drama film directed by Henry Dunham. A reclusive ex-cop turned-militia man, Gannon (James Badge Dale), investigates a shooting at a police ...more