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by:Bont, Jan de

Jack Traven, an L.A.P.D. SWAT team specialist who is sent to diffuse a bomb that a revenge-driven extortionist has planted on a bus. But until he does, Jack and passenger must keep the bus speeding through the streets of Los Angeles at more than 50 miles per hour-- or the bomb will explode.

Editions:265  Date:1900 - 2021  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Action and adventure films, Action and adventure films, Police films



by:Lee, Spike

"In the early 1970s, Ron Stallworth becomes the first African-American detective in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Determined to make a difference, he bravely sets out on a dangerous mission: infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan. He recruits a seasoned colleague, Flip Zimmerman, into the undercover investigation. Together, they team up to take down the extremist organization aiming to garner mainstream appeal. BlacKkKlansman offers an unflinching, true-life examination of race relations in 1970s America that is just as relevant in today's tumultuous world."--Container.

Editions:79  Date:1966 - 2019  Rating:MPAA rating: R; for language throughout, including racial epithets, and for disturbing/violent material and some sexual references.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Biographical films, Police films, Police films



by:Mann, Michael, 1943-

Vincent Hanna is a brilliant L.A. cop following the trail from a deadly armed robbery to a crew headed by master thief Neil McCauley. The trouble is, McCauley's expertise is at least equal to Hanna's ...

Editions:207  Date:1985 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: R; violence and language.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Police films, Police films, Crime films


Training day

by:Fuqua, Antoine

Jake Hoyt, a fresh-faced rookie in the Los Angeles Police Department, gets a chance to join the elite narcotics squad headed up by 13-year veteran Detective Sergeant Alonzo Harris. Jake is to prove himself during a one-day ride-along. As the day wears on, it becomes increasingly clear that Detective Harris has blurred the line between right and wrong to an alarming degree, enforcing his own code of ethics and street justice. Eventually, Hoyt begins to suspect that he is, rather than having the opportunity to join the squad, being set up to take the fall.

Editions:107  Date:1998 - 2016  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Police films, Police films, Drama, Feature films, Feature films


Lethal weapon

by:Donner, Richard (1930-....)

The story of two Vietnam-vets-turned-cops who have just one thing in common: both hate to work with partners. But their partnership becomes the key to survival when a murder investigation leads to war with a heroin ring.

Editions:110  Date:1982 - 2015  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Feature films, Action and adventure films, Action and adventure films, Drama, Police films


The Heat

by:Bullock, Sandra Melissa McCarthey

Uptight FBI agent Sarah Ashburn (Bullock) and foul-mouthed Boston cop Shannon Mullins (McCarthy) couldn't be more incompatible. But when they join forces to bring down a ruthless drug lord, they become the last thing anyone expected ... buddies.

Editions:71  Date:2013 - 2016  Rating:MPAA rating: R; for pervasive language, strong crude content and some violence.  Genre(s):Drama, Comedy films, Comedy films, Police films, Police films


Dirty Harry

by:Siegel, Don, 1912-1991

A rooftop sniper named Scorpio has killed twice. Streetwise San Francisco police detective Harry Callahan will nail the perp one way or another-- no matter what "the system" prescribes.

Editions:204  Date:1945 - 2016  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Police films, Police films, Crime films


Die hard with a vengeance

by:Willis, Bruce, 1955-

New York cop John McClane is the personal target of the mysterious Simon, a terrorist determined to blow up the entire city if he doesn't get what he wants. Accompanied by an unwilling civilian partner, McClane careens wildly from one end of New York to the other as he struggles to keep up with Simon's deadly game. It's a battle of wits between a psychopathic genius and a heroic cop who once again finds himself having a really bad day.

Editions:134  Date:1994 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Action and adventure films, Action and adventure films, Drama, Police films, Police films



by:Lumet, Sidney, 1924-2011

Adaptation of the true story of a young New York police officer refuses to extort money from criminals as the other officers do. His fellow police officers turn against him when he seeks to expose the situation during a grand jury investigation.

Editions:155  Date:1973 - 2021  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Police films, Police films, Biographical films



by:Hoblit, Gregory

Ted Crawford is a wealthy, brilliant, and meticulous structural engineer who lives in Los Angeles. He shoots his wife and entraps her lover. After the police arrive, he signs a confession. At his arraignment, he asserts his rights to represent himself and asks the court to move immediately to trial. The prosecutor is Willy Beachum, a hotshot D.A. who is getting ready to leave for a civil-law firm. He is told by everyone the case is open and shut. Crawford, however, sees Beachum's weakness - the hairline fracture of his character.

Editions:62  Date:2006 - 2013  Rating:MPAA rating: R; for language and some violent content.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Police films, Suspense films, Feature films


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