Highest-Rated Movies about 'Police Officer', Sort by Popularity


Tower (2016), Breathless (1959), Rapt (2009), One Day in September (1999), Umberto D (1952), Burma VJ: Reporting From a Closed Country (2008), Stray Dog (1949), Mamma Roma (1962) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Police Officer movies.


Tower (2016)

On Aug. 1st, 1966, a sniper rides the elevator to the top floor of the University of Texas Tower and opens fire, holding the campus hostage for 96 minutes. When the gunfire ends, the toll includes 16 dead, 36 wounded and a shaken nation.

college student, professor, police officer, doctor, nurse, chilling, eerie

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Breathless (1959)

In 1961 abortion is illegal, but a few doctors at a London hospital are doing procedures.

criminal, journalist, police officer, writer, cool, creative, offbeat

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Rapt (2009)

Philandering industrialist Stanislas Graff (Yvan Attal) is kidnapped, with his ransom set at 50 million euros. After his finger is chopped off to prove the abductors' seriousness, his wife, Francoise (Anne Consigny), meets with the board of directors to discuss how to raise the money quickly -- but evidence of Stanislas' adultery and gambling make the company reluctant to pay. As rumors spread that Stanislas staged the kidnapping to take care of his debts, public sentiment turns against him.

industrialist, wife, kidnapper, mistress, police officer, executive, tense

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One Day in September (1999)

Filmmaker Kevin MacDonald documents terrorism against Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics. Narrated by Michael Douglas.

athlete, police officer, terrorist, tense, chilling, frightening, munich

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Umberto D (1952)

A lonely old man struggles to maintain his dignity while leading a meager existence with his dog as his only companion.

elderly person, landlady, maid, police officer, dog, bleak, emotional

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Burma VJ: Reporting From a Closed Country (2008)

Thousands of citizens of Myanmar take to the streets in several cities to protest the Asian nation's repressive regime. The protests take on a new degree of seriousness when dozens of monks launch their own marches down city streets. This documentary from Anders Ostergaard focuses on the work of videographers and citizen journalists who defy the government's crackdown on the media -- a brave bunch who manage to transmit footage of the uprising to the outside world.

political activist, young man, monk, cameraman, police officer, fascinating, inspiring

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Stray Dog (1949)

Two detectives (Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura) track one's stolen revolver into the underworld of late-1940s Tokyo.

police officer, criminal, stripper, mentor, brooding, dark, tokyo

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Mamma Roma (1962)

A prostitute (Anna Magnani) tries to go straight and help her son (Ettore Garofalo), but the past and corruption catch up with them.

mother, son, pimp, criminal, police officer, moving, dark

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Carlos (2010)

Young Venezuelan Marxist Ilich Ramirez Sanchez (Edgar Ramírez) is recruited by the leader of a Palestinian terrorist organization (Ahmad Kaabour) to perform several jobs in Europe in the early 1970s, culminating in the audacious kidnapping of several OPEC oil ministers. From that small-scale beginning, he becomes an infamous international terrorist for hire, known in the media as Carlos the Jackal, who performs violent acts across the globe for a wide variety of nations and organizations.

terrorist, government official, police officer, secret agent, brash, creative, suspenseful

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The Laramie Project (2002)

Two young men face murder charges for the beating of Matthew Shepard, a homosexual student at the University of Wyoming.

gay/lesbian, murderer, reporter, police detective, police officer, judge, emotional

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Red Riding: 1980 (2009)

Detective Peter Hunter returns to Yorkshire to investigate the town's high murder rate. The local police have done little to find the killer, and he soon realizes corrupt police officers are doing everything they can to stop his progress.

police chief, police detective, businessman, prostitute, police officer, chilling, gripping

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Cure (1997)

A Tokyo detective (Koji Yakusho) investigates a series of murders committed in exactly the same way by people who seem to have no connection.

detective, killer, police officer, victim, creepy, chilling, frightening

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Cal (1984)

A young IRA recruit (John Lynch) has an affair with the widow (Helen Mirren) of a slain Ulster policeman.

catholic, ira agent, husband, protestant, police officer, father, rousing

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Panic (2000)

Wanting to leave the family business, a hit man (William H. Macy) sees a therapist (John Ritter) and falls for a fellow patient (Neve Campbell).

businessman, love interest, hit man, police officer, psychiatrist, dark, intricate

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Stevie (2002)

After not seeing his younger friend for several years, documentary director Steve James decides to catch up with the Illinois boy he once mentored. No longer the nerdy preteen James once knew, Stephen Fielding is now a damaged adult who has had repeated problems with the law. While reproaching himself for not maintaining a closer relationship with his old friend, James tries to understand Fielding's evolution from abused child to a man convicted of serious crimes.

mentor, criminal, mother, grandmother, police officer, dark, disturbing

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Lion's Den (2008)

An Argentine woman (Martina Gusmán) struggles to raise her newborn from behind the walls of a prison-ward nursery.

expectant mother, partner, boyfriend, police officer, psychologist, inmate, somber

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Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)

A teacher and three schoolgirls at Appleyard College disappear in 1900.

student, young girl, young boy, headmistress, teacher, police officer, eerie

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The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984)

Two cousins (Eric Roberts, Mickey Rourke) try to get rich quick with a racehorse and mob money in New York's Little Italy.

thief, cousin, waiter, mafioso, girlfriend, police officer, brash

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Save the Green Planet! (2003)

Lee Byeong-gu (Shin Ha-kyun) is convinced that there are aliens from Andromeda among us, plotting to destroy Earth. He believes that Kang Man-shik (Baek Yun-shik), the head of a chemical production company, is their leader, and he kidnaps him. Holing up in his secret lair, Byeong-gu interrogates and tortures the supposed alien, hoping that he will confess to his crimes against humanity and call off the planned destruction of the planet before it is too late.

executive, girlfriend, police officer, inspector, dark, gory, frenetic

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Black Friday (2004)

In March 1993, Islamic militants execute a series of devastating bomb blasts that rocks Mumbai, India, and kills more than 300 people.

police officer, terrorist, witness, investigator, prisoner, police chief, brutal

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Batman Year One (2011)

Bruce Wayne (Ben McKenzie) fights his new nemesis, Catwoman (Eliza Dushku), while lawman James Gordon (Bryan Cranston) battles corruption in Gotham City.

batman, police officer, dark, tense, gotham city, fight for justice, rivalry

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Terribly Happy (2008)

Following a nervous breakdown, a police officer (Jakob Cedergren) from Copenhagen pulls duty in a small town, where his big-city attitude clashes with the residents' bizarre behavior.

police officer, thug, wife, townsperson, abusive husband, seductress, bleak

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Diane (2017)

When a disabled war veteran discovers the dead body of a beautiful singer in his backyard, his fascination with her photographic image soon turns to obsession.

veteran, dead person, singer, police officer, widower, neighbor, intense

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Sisters (1973)

A newswoman (Jennifer Salt) and a private eye (Charles Durning) probe a murder confused by separated Siamese twins (Margot Kidder).

reporter, model, police officer, private investigator, man, sister, frightening

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The Fugitive (1947)

In a Latin American country where the government has outlawed public religious displays, the last priest (Henry Fonda) in a village seeks refuge in a church, disguised as a peasant. Discovered by an Indian woman, Maria (Dolores del Río), the priest agrees to baptize her children and other poor people in the village. The priest's efforts to escape the military police are constantly upset by the desperate religious demands of the local people, and a beggar intent on turning him in.

priest, peasant, criminal, police chief, police officer, informant, dark

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The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

A young F.B.I. cadet must receive the help of an incarcerated and manipulative cannibal killer to help catch another serial killer, a madman who skins his victims.

psychiatrist, psychopath, student, agent, serial killer, police officer, dark

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Drishyam (2013)

A man goes to extreme lengths to save his family from punishment after the family commits an accidental crime.

operator, wife, daughter, police officer, husband, gripping, brutal

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Raw Deal: A Question of Consent (2001)

Filmmaker Billy Corben looks at the circumstances leading up to an alleged rape at a college fraternity house. Actual footage shot the night of the party is shown, the same footage that was used to persuade the police not to press charges in the case.

frat boy, young woman, police officer, lawyer, fascinating, uneasy, university

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Out of Innocence (2016)

A confused and scared young mother confesses to a crime she did not commit.

family, mother, police officer, emotional, endearing, touching, farm

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Se7en (1995)

Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his motives.

police officer, detective, serial killer, wife, police chief, dark, suspenseful

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