training-dayPolice films are usually filled with action and excitement. The problem is that not many people like that action and excitement when it’s happening to them. No one likes to get pulled over or arrested. I have a lot of friends in the law related industries and I took some of their opinions when compiling this list.

10. Mulholland Falls

Set in the 1950s, this film is about a group of cops investigating the suspicious death of a beautiful young women.

9. Training Day

On his first day as a narcotics officer, a young and idealistic officer gets a taste of what being a cop can really be like.

8. One False Move

After a big arrest goes wrong, the LAPD have to track down a seriously unstable criminal.

7. Fargo (My Friend Mike a criminal defense lawyer’s favorite)

In small-town Minnesota, a strange crime falls apart thanks to the work of the local police force.

6. Rush

Two cops go undercover in order to bring down a Texas drug dealer.

5. The French Connection (Speedy Bail Bonds favorite)

A pair of cops inadvertently stumble onto a smuggling ring.

4. The Departed

In this Academy Award winning movie, a cop has to go undercover in order to bring a crime boss down.

3. Bad Lieutenant

Not all cops are heroes. In this film, the cop is definitely one of the bad guys.

2. Seven

Two police detectives pursue a terrifying serial killer.


1. Heat

A group of bank robbers have to deal with the police officers pursuing them.

Any of these 10 films should satisfy your cravings for action and adventure. This police films are gripping and packed to the brim with drama. There are many excellent cop films, but the movies above are among the cream of the crop. You’re sure to enjoy every one of them. What do you think of my top 10? Please feel free to contact me with your opinion!

The Ten Best Police Films Of All Time