Top 100 Police Detective Movies

List of the best 100 Police Detective movies Liked by both Critics and Audience. Total 100 Titles and 13937 Views.

1. Se7en(1995)

Runtime: Genres:Mystery|Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his modus operandi.
Director: David Fincher
Stars: Morgan Freeman , Andrew Kevin Walker , Daniel Zacapa , Brad Pitt
Tags: Investigation Insanity Good Versus Evil
8.60    80%    95%  

2. The Silence of the Lambs(1991)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Horror|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.
Director: Jonathan Demme
Stars: Jodie Foster , Lawrence A. Bonney , Kasi Lemmons , Lawrence T. Wrentz
Tags: Based On Book Violence Female Protagonist Cult Film Psycho Thriller Investigation Neo Noir Detective Female Lead Revenge Serial Killer Tough Girl Good Versus Evil Friendship Blockbuster
8.60    95%    95%  

3. The Departed(2006)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: USA| Hong Kong Languages:English | Cantonese Rating:R
Description:An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.
Director: Martin Scorsese
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio , Matt Damon , Jack Nicholson , Mark Wahlberg
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Tough Guy Cult Film Gangster Investigation Neo Noir Detective Mafia Organized Crime Racism Hitman Betrayal Good Versus Evil Reference To William Shakespeare Friendship
8.50    90%    94%  

4. Blade Runner(1982)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Sci-Fi|Thriller Release Date:
Countries: USA| Hong Kong| UK Languages:English | German | Cantonese | Japanese | Hungarian Rating:R
Description:In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to kill a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.
Director: Ridley Scott
Stars: Harrison Ford , Rutger Hauer , Sean Young , Edward James Olmos
Tags: Man Versus Machine Tough Guy Action Hero Cult Film Neo Noir Based On Novel Dystopia Slavery Artificial Intelligence Martial Arts Compassion Voice Over Narration
8.20    90%    91%  

5. Sherlock Holmes(2009)

Runtime: Genres:Mystery|Crime|Drama|Adventure|Action|Comedy|Thriller Release Date:
Countries: USA| Germany Languages:English | French Rating:PG-13
Description:Eccentric consulting detective Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.
Director: Guy Ritchie
Stars: Robert Downey Jr. , Jude Law , Rachel McAdams , Mark Strong
Tags: Action Hero Cult Film Nonlinear Timeline Mixed Martial Arts Serial Killer Good Versus Evil Friendship
7.60    71%    77%  

6. Heat(1995)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Spanish Rating:R
Description:A group of professional bank robbers start to feel the heat from police when they unknowingly leave a clue at their latest heist.
Director: Michael Mann
Stars: Al Pacino , Robert De Niro , Val Kilmer , Jon Voight
Tags: Criminal Mastermind Violence Heist Tough Guy Cult Film Gangster Neo Noir Detective Revenge Betrayal Serial Killer
8.20    86%    94%  

7. L.A. Confidential(1997)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:Three detectives in the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950s use differing methods to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slayings of the patrons at an all-night diner in this lush tribute to tough film noir crime films. Based on the multi-layered James Ellroy novel.
Director: Curtis Hanson
Stars: Kevin Spacey , Russell Crowe , Guy Pearce , James Cromwell
Tags: National Film Registry Violence Police Brutality Neo Noir Based On Novel Detective Organized Crime Racism Tragedy Revenge Voice Over Narration
8.30    99%    94%  

8. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows(2011)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Mystery|Adventure|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | French | Italian | German | Romany Rating:PG-13
Description:There is a new criminal mastermind at large--Professor Moriarty--and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him an advantage over the detective.
Director: Guy Ritchie
Stars: Robert Downey Jr. , Jude Law , Noomi Rapace , Rachel McAdams
Tags: Criminal Mastermind Investigation Nonlinear Timeline Mixed Martial Arts Tough Girl Good Versus Evil Friendship Politics Voice Over Narration
7.50    59%    77%  

9. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo(2011)

Runtime: Genres:Mystery|Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: USA| Sweden| Norway Language:English Rating:R
Description:Journalist Mikael Blomkvist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker.
Director: David Fincher
Stars: Daniel Craig , Rooney Mara , Christopher Plummer , Stellan Skarsgård
Tags: Investigation Action Heroine Based On Novel Revenge Serial Killer
7.80    86%    86%  

10. Mystic River(2003)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: USA| Australia Language:English Rating:R
Description:A thriller about friendship and loyalty, guilt and vengeance, and the fateful affect the past has on the present. Sean Penn won an Oscar for his multifaceted performance as a father who lost his daughter.
Director: Clint Eastwood
Stars: Sean Penn , Tim Robbins , Kevin Bacon , Laurence Fishburne
Tags: Based On Novel Family Relationships Revenge Missing Person
8.00    88%    89%  

11. Zodiac(2007)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|History|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:A San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac killer.
Director: David Fincher
Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal , Mark Ruffalo , Anthony Edwards , Robert Downey Jr.
Tags: Based On Book Violence Cult Film Psycho Thriller Investigation Based On True Story Neo Noir Family Relationships Drug Addiction True Crime Christmas Serial Killer Politics
7.70    90%    77%  

12. Training Day(2001)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: USA| Australia Languages:English | Russian | Spanish | Korean Rating:R
Description:On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, a rookie cop works with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Stars: Denzel Washington , Ethan Hawke , Scott Glenn , Tom Berenger
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Investigation Police Brutality Neo Noir Detective Betrayal Good Versus Evil
7.70    72%    89%  

13. Blade Runner 2049(2017)

Runtime: Genres:Mystery|Sci-Fi|Thriller Release Date:
Countries: USA| UK| Canada Language:English Rating:R
Description:A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years.
Director: Denis Villeneuve
Stars: Ryan Gosling , Dave Bautista , Robin Wright , Mark Arnold
Tags: Violence Investigation Neo Noir Detective Dystopia Artificial Intelligence Mixed Martial Arts Betrayal Japanese
8.00    87%    81%  

14. Vertigo(1958)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Romance|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG
Description:A retired San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Stars: James Stewart , Kim Novak , Barbara Bel Geddes , Tom Helmore
Tags: Plot Twist Cult Film Based On Novel Afi Betrayal Voice Over Narration
8.30    96%    93%  

15. Sleepy Hollow(1999)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Fantasy|Horror|Thriller|Mystery Release Date:
Countries: USA| Germany Languages:English | Latin Rating:R
Description:New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the culprit to be none other than the ghost of the legendary Headless Horseman.
Director: Tim Burton
Stars: Johnny Depp , Christina Ricci , Miranda Richardson , Michael Gambon
Tags: Black Comedy Steampunk Cult Film Investigation Detective Revenge Serial Killer Good Versus Evil
7.40    68%    80%  

16. Speed(1994)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Adventure|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:Los Angeles SWAT cop Jack Traven is up against bomb expert Howard Payne, who's after major ransom money. First it's a rigged elevator in a very tall building. Then it's a rigged bus--if it slows, it will blow, bad enough any day, but a nightmare in LA traffic. And that's still not the end.
Director: Jan de Bont
Stars: Keanu Reeves , Dennis Hopper , Sandra Bullock , Joe Morton
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Tough Guy Action Hero One Against Many Cult Film Action Heroine Police Brutality Detective Disaster Rescue Mission Revenge Mixed Martial Arts Tough Girl Good Versus Evil Blockbuster
7.20    93%    76%  

17. Jack Reacher(2012)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|Mystery|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:A homicide investigator digs deeper into a case involving a trained military sniper who shot five random victims.
Director: Christopher McQuarrie
Stars: Tom Cruise , Rosamund Pike , Richard Jenkins , David Oyelowo
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Tough Guy Action Hero One Against Many Gangster Neo Noir Based On Novel Organized Crime U.S. Army Hitman Martial Arts Betrayal
7.00    62%    67%  

18. Chinatown(1974)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Cantonese | Spanish Rating:R
Description:A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption and murder.
Director: Roman Polanski
Stars: Jack Nicholson , Faye Dunaway , John Huston , Perry Lopez
Tags: National Film Registry Investigation Neo Noir Family Relationships Afi Betrayal
8.20    98%    93%  

19. Insomnia(2002)

Runtime: Genres:Mystery|Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: USA| Canada Language:English Rating:R
Description:Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.
Director: Christopher Nolan
Stars: Al Pacino , Martin Donovan , Oliver 'Ole' Zemen , Hilary Swank
Tags: Investigation Neo Noir Detective High School Tragedy Betrayal Murder Suspect
7.20    92%    77%  

20. The Untouchables(1987)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|History|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team.
Director: Brian De Palma
Stars: Kevin Costner , Sean Connery , Charles Martin Smith , Andy Garcia
Tags: Violence Courtroom Tough Guy Action Hero Gangster Based On True Story Police Brutality Based On Novel Detective Mafia Organized Crime Racism Revenge Hitman Blockbuster
7.90    81%    89%  

21. The Fugitive(1993)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Mystery|Adventure|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Polish | Spanish Rating:PG-13
Description:Dr. Richard Kimble, unjustly accused of murdering his wife, must find the real killer while being the target of a nationwide manhunt.
Director: Andrew Davis
Stars: Harrison Ford , Tommy Lee Jones , Sela Ward , Julianne Moore
Tags: Black Comedy Tough Guy Action Hero Escape From Prison Cult Film Investigation Nonlinear Timeline Neo Noir Detective Prison Escape Hitman Martial Arts Betrayal Serial Killer Compassion Blockbuster
7.80    96%    89%  

22. Gone Baby Gone(2007)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:Two Boston area detectives investigate a little girl's kidnapping, which ultimately turns into a crisis both professionally and personally. Based on the Dennis Lehane novel.
Director: Ben Affleck
Stars: Casey Affleck , Michelle Monaghan , Morgan Freeman , Ed Harris
Tags: Violence Investigation Neo Noir Based On Novel Family Relationships Drug Addiction Tragedy Betrayal Voice Over Narration
7.70    94%    86%  

23. The Nice Guys(2016)

Runtime: Genres:Mystery|Action|Comedy|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:A private eye investigates the apparent suicide of a fading porn star in 1970s Los Angeles and uncovers a conspiracy.
Director: Shane Black
Stars: Russell Crowe , Ryan Gosling , Angourie Rice , Matt Bomer
Tags: Black Comedy Experimental Film Violence Surprise Ending Tough Guy Action Hero Investigation Neo Noir Detective Psychopath Christmas Revenge Hitman Betrayal Friendship
7.40    92%    79%  

24. Lethal Weapon(1987)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Comedy|Adventure|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:A veteran cop, Murtaugh, is partnered with a young suicidal cop, Riggs. Both having one thing in common; hating working in pairs. Now they must learn to work with one another to stop a gang of drug smugglers.
Director: Richard Donner
Stars: Mel Gibson , Danny Glover , Gary Busey , Mitchell Ryan
Tags: Violence Tough Guy Action Hero Cult Film Police Brutality Neo Noir Police Partner Detective Drug Addiction Christmas Boxing Martial Arts Good Versus Evil Blockbuster
7.60    83%    85%  

25. Rush Hour(1998)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Comedy|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Cantonese | Mandarin Rating:PG-13
Description:Two cops team up to get back a kidnapped daughter.
Director: Brett Ratner
Stars: Ken Leung , Jackie Chan , Tom Wilkinson , Tzi Ma
Tags: Violence Tough Guy Action Hero Detective Revenge Hitman Mixed Martial Arts Buddy Film Blockbuster
7.00    60%    78%  

26. Bad Boys II(2003)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Comedy|Adventure|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Spanish Rating:R
Description:Two loose-cannon narcotics cops investigate the flow of Ecstasy into Florida.
Director: Michael Bay
Stars: Martin Lawrence , Will Smith , Jordi Mollà , Gabrielle Union
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Tough Guy Action Hero Gangster Mafia Organized Crime Racism Mixed Martial Arts Tough Girl
6.60    23%    78%  

27. Bad Boys(1995)

Runtime: Genres:Crime|Drama|Adventure|Action|Comedy|Thriller Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:Two hip detectives protect a murder witness while investigating a case of stolen heroin.
Director: Michael Bay
Stars: Lisa Boyle , Will Smith , Martin Lawrence , Michael Taliferro
Tags: Violence Heist Tough Guy Action Hero Cult Film Gangster Police Brutality Detective Mafia Good Versus Evil Blockbuster
6.80    42%    78%  

28. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang(2005)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Mystery|Comedy|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:A petty thief posing as an actor is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation along with his high school dream girl and a detective who's been training him for his upcoming role...
Director: Shane Black
Stars: Robert Downey Jr. , Val Kilmer , Michelle Monaghan , Corbin Bernsen
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Cult Film Nonlinear Timeline Neo Noir Based On Novel Detective Satire Christmas Friendship Voice Over Narration Childhood
7.60    85%    87%  

29. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo(2009)

Original Title: Män som hatar kvinnor
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: Sweden| Denmark| Germany| Norway Languages:English | Swedish Rating:R
Description:A journalist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing -- or dead -- for forty years by a young female hacker.
Director: Niels Arden Oplev
Stars: Michael Nyqvist , Noomi Rapace , Lena Endre , Sven-Bertil Taube
Tags: Courtroom Investigation Action Heroine Based On Novel Racism Revenge Serial Killer F Rated
7.80    86%    87%  

30. Gangster Squad(2013)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:It's 1949 Los Angeles, the city is run by gangsters and a malicious mobster, Mickey Cohen. Determined to end the corruption, John O'Mara assembles a team of cops, ready to take down the ruthless leader and restore peace to the city.
Director: Ruben Fleischer
Stars: Sean Penn , Holt McCallany , Wade Williams , James Landry Hébert
Tags: Based On Book Violence Tough Guy Action Hero Gangster Based On True Story Neo Noir Mafia Organized Crime Christmas Revenge Hitman Good Versus Evil Voice Over Narration
6.70    32%    57%  

31. Basic Instinct(1992)

Runtime: Genres:Mystery|Drama|Thriller Release Date:
Countries: France| USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:A police detective is in charge of the investigation of a brutal murder, in which a beautiful and seductive woman could be involved.
Director: Paul Verhoeven
Stars: Michael Douglas , Sharon Stone , George Dzundza , Jeanne Tripplehorn
6.90    53%    63%  

32. The Heat(2013)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Comedy|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Spanish | Bulgarian Rating:R
Description:An uptight FBI Special Agent is paired with a foul-mouthed Boston cop to take down a ruthless drug lord.
Director: Paul Feig
Stars: Sandra Bullock , Melissa McCarthy , Demián Bichir , Marlon Wayans
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Female Protagonist Gangster Investigation Action Heroine Police Brutality Detective Family Relationships Organized Crime Female Lead Revenge Tough Girl Good Versus Evil F Rated
6.60    65%    71%  

33. Murder on the Orient Express(2017)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Crime Release Date:
Countries: USA| UK| Malta| France| Canada| New Zealand Languages:English | French | German | Arabic Rating:PG-13
Description:Genius Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an American tycoon aboard the Orient Express train.
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Stars: Paapa Essiedu , Yassine Zeroual , Asan N'Jie , Michael Rouse
Tags: Gangster Investigation Based On Novel Detective Racism Interracial Love Tragedy Revenge Betrayal Period Piece
6.50    57%    54%  

34. Lethal Weapon 2(1989)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Comedy|Adventure|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Afrikaans Rating:R
Description:In the opening chase, Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh stumble across a trunk full of Krugerrands. They follow the trail to a South African diplomat who's using his immunity to conceal a smuggling operation. When he plants a bomb under Murtaugh's toilet, the action explodes!
Director: Richard Donner
Stars: Mel Gibson , Danny Glover , Joe Pesci , Joss Ackland
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Tough Guy Action Hero Cult Film Investigation Police Brutality Neo Noir Police Partner Detective Organized Crime Racism Boxing Revenge Hitman Mixed Martial Arts Betrayal Good Versus Evil Blockbuster
7.20    83%    77%  

35. Beverly Hills Cop(1984)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Comedy|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:A freewheeling Detroit cop pursuing a murder investigation finds himself dealing with the very different culture of Beverly Hills.
Director: Martin Brest
Stars: Eddie Murphy , Judge Reinhold , John Ashton , Lisa Eilbacher
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Tough Guy Action Hero Cult Film Investigation Police Brutality Detective Revenge Hitman Blockbuster
7.30    84%    81%  

36. Demolition Man(1993)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Crime|Comedy|Adventure|Sci-Fi Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:A police officer is brought out of suspended animation in prison to pursue an old ultra-violent nemesis who is loose in a non-violent future society.
Director: Marco Brambilla
Stars: Sylvester Stallone , Wesley Snipes , Sandra Bullock , Nigel Hawthorne
Tags: Black Comedy Alternate History Violence Tough Guy Action Hero One Against Many Gangster Police Brutality Dystopia Satire Prison Escape Boxing Revenge Mixed Martial Arts Betrayal Tough Girl Good Versus Evil
6.60    61%    66%  

37. The Maltese Falcon(1941)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Film-Noir|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:NR
Description:A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.
Director: John Huston
Stars: Humphrey Bogart , Mary Astor , Gladys George , Peter Lorre
Tags: Tough Guy Investigation Betrayal
8.10    100%    91%  

38. From Hell(2001)

Runtime: Genres:Mystery|Horror|Thriller Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:Frederick Abberline is an opium-huffing inspector from Scotland Yard who falls for one of Jack the Ripper's prostitute targets in this Hughes brothers adaption of a graphic novel that posits the Ripper's true identity.
Directors: Albert Hughes , Allen Hughes
Stars: Johnny Depp , Heather Graham , Ian Holm , Robbie Coltrane
Tags: Violence Detective Drug Addiction Revenge Insanity Serial Killer Good Versus Evil Based On Comic Book Reference To William Shakespeare Voice Over Narration
6.80    57%    66%  

39. The Bone Collector(1999)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: USA| Canada Language:English Rating:R
Description:A quadriplegic ex-homicide detective and his female partner try to track down a serial killer who is terrorizing New York City.
Director: Phillip Noyce
Stars: Denzel Washington , Angelina Jolie Pitt , Queen Latifah , Michael Rooker
Tags: Black Comedy Based On Book Violence Cult Film Investigation Neo Noir Detective Christmas Revenge Betrayal Serial Killer
6.70    28%    63%  

40. Mr. Brooks(2007)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:A psychological thriller about a man who is sometimes controlled by his murder-and-mayhem-loving alter ego.
Director: Bruce A. Evans
Stars: Kevin Costner , Demi Moore , Dane Cook , William Hurt
Tags: Violence Cult Film Investigation Detective Serial Killer Psychopathic Killer Friendship
7.30    54%    76%  

41. Bright(2017)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Fantasy|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Spanish Rating:TV-MA
Description:In an alternate present-day where magical creatures live among us, two L.A. cops become embroiled in a prophesied turf battle.
Director: David Ayer
Stars: Will Smith , Joel Edgerton , Noomi Rapace , Edgar Ramírez
6.40    26%    84%  

42. Dirty Harry(1971)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:When a mad man calling himself 'the Scorpio Killer' menaces the city, tough as nails San Francisco Police Inspector Harry Callahan is assigned to track down and ferret out the crazed psychopath.
Director: Don Siegel
Stars: Clint Eastwood , Harry Guardino , Reni Santoni , John Vernon
Tags: Investigation Mixed Martial Arts Serial Killer Good Versus Evil
7.80    95%    90%  

43. M(1931)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|Mystery|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: Germany Language:German Rating:NR
Description:When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt.
Director: Fritz Lang
Stars: Peter Lorre , Ellen Widmann , Inge Landgut , Otto Wernicke
Tags: Investigation Organized Crime
8.40    100%    95%  

44. 16 Blocks(2006)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Adventure|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: Germany| USA Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:An aging cop is assigned the ordinary task of escorting a fast-talking witness from police custody to a courthouse, but they find themselves running the gauntlet as other forces try to prevent them from getting there.
Director: Richard Donner
Stars: Bruce Willis , Yasiin Bey , David Morse , Jenna Stern
Tags: Friendship Between Men Violence Detective Friendship Voice Over Narration
6.60    56%    57%  

45. The Negotiator(1998)

Runtime: Genres:Mystery|Crime|Drama|Adventure|Action|Thriller Release Date:
Countries: Germany| USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:In a desperate attempt to prove his innocence, a skilled police negotiator accused of corruption and murder takes hostages in a government office to gain the time he needs to find the truth.
Director: F. Gary Gray
Stars: Samuel L. Jackson , Kevin Spacey , David Morse , Ron Rifkin
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Police Brutality Neo Noir Tragedy Revenge Betrayal Friendship Innocence
7.30    75%    79%  

46. 8MM(1999)

Runtime: Genres:Mystery|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: Germany| USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:A private investigator is hired to discover if a "snuff film" is authentic or not.
Director: Joel Schumacher
Stars: Nicolas Cage , Joaquin Phoenix , James Gandolfini , Peter Stormare
Tags: Violence Cult Film Psycho Thriller Investigation Neo Noir Detective Revenge Betrayal Missing Person
6.50    22%    51%  

47. John Q(2002)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Spanish Rating:PG-13
Description:John Quincy Archibald takes a hospital emergency room hostage when his insurance won't cover his son's heart transplant.
Director: Nick Cassavetes
Stars: Gabriela Oltean , Denzel Washington , Kimberly Elise , Ron Annabelle
Tags: Courtroom Family Relationships Road Trip Politics
7.10    23%    78%  

48. Infernal Affairs(2002)

Original Title: Mou gaan dou
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|Mystery|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: Hong Kong Languages:Cantonese | English | Thai Rating:R
Description:A story between a mole in the police department and an undercover cop. Their objectives are the same: to find out who is the mole, and who is the cop.
Directors: Wai-Keung Lau , Alan Mak
Stars: Andy Lau , Tony Chiu Wai Leung , Anthony Chau-Sang Wong , Eric Tsang
Tags: Violence Tough Guy Gangster Organized Crime Betrayal
8.10    94%    95%  

49. Street Kings(2008)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | Turkish Rating:R
Description:An undercover cop, disillusioned by the recent murder of his wife, is implicated in the murder of an officer and must struggle to clear himself.
Director: David Ayer
Stars: Keanu Reeves , Forest Whitaker , Hugh Laurie , Chris Evans
Tags: Violence Investigation Neo Noir Social Injustice
6.80    36%    58%  

50. The French Connection(1971)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | French Rating:R
Description:A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection.
Director: William Friedkin
Stars: Gene Hackman , Fernando Rey , Roy Scheider , Tony Lo Bianco
Tags: National Film Registry Tough Guy Gangster Based On True Story Neo Noir Based On Novel Police Partner Detective Mafia Organized Crime Racism Christmas Afi Hitman
7.80    98%    87%  

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