Tag: police-detective

The Princess Comes Across (1936) 6.8

The Princess Comes Across (1936)

A Swedish princess boards an ocean liner in Europe en route to an acting career in America, and finds herself getting inconveniently attached to a bandleader returning home. To complicate matters, a blackmailer on board ...

Five Angles on Murder (1950) 6.8

Five Angles on Murder (1950)

A woman is murdered, but she is seen in different ways by different people.::Anonymous...

Last Known Address (1970) 7

Last Known Address (1970)

Police inspector Léonetti, a tough, efficient policeman, has been sent to a second-rate police station after being reprimanded. There he is given a partner, young and beautiful Jeanne Dumas. The duo are soon assigned a v...

Wild Hearts (2006) (TV) 6.4

Wild Hearts (2006) (TV)

When Bob Hart, a widowed police detective trying to raise a rebellious teenage daughter, inherits a Montana horse ranch, he jumps at the opportunity to leave Los Angeles for the open range. Soon after arriving, Bob accep...

Once a Thief (1965) 6.5

Once a Thief (1965)

Eddie Pedak, a convicted criminal, has a steady job, a wife and daughter and he puts a down payment on a boat. He also has a police detective and brother after him, the first believes Eddie shot him, the second wants him...

The Falcon Takes Over (1942) 6.5

The Falcon Takes Over (1942)

One night in New York, beefy escaped convict Moose Malloy goes hunting for his ex-girlfriend Velma, leaving a trail of mayhem behind him. Velma seems to be well-hidden, and adventurer The Falcon, intrigued, investigates ...

Hellraiser: Inferno (2000) (V) 5.5

Hellraiser: Inferno (2000) (V)

A shady police detective becomes embroiled in a strange world of murder, sadism and madness after being assigned a murder investigation against a madman known only as "The Engineer".::Greg Enright...

13 (2010) 6.1

13 (2010)

In Talbot, Ohio, a father's need for surgeries puts the family in a financial bind. His son Vince, an electrician, overhears a man talking about making a fortune in just a day. When the man overdoses on drugs, Vince find...

The Stone Killer (1973) 6.2

The Stone Killer (1973)

Top detective Lou Torrey is transferred to Los Angeles and uncovers a plot by a Sicilian mafioso to use Vietnam War veterans to murder all his enemies in a rerun of the "Sicilian Vespers" when the previous generation of ...

Fear City (1984) 5.7

Fear City (1984)

In New York City, a psycho killer is stalking and randomly slashing and killing strippers working in various nightclubs. Matt Rossi is a former boxer trying to escape his past whom is currently employed at a talent agenc...

Night Must Fall (1937) 7.3

Night Must Fall (1937)

Crotchety old Mrs. Bransom hires a charming young man named Danny as a live-in companion. Less charmed by Danny is Mrs. Bransom's niece, Olivia, a repressed young woman who suspects Danny of foul play. When news of a loc...

No Good Deed (2002) 5.5

No Good Deed (2002)

About a police detective, Jack, who, while doing a friend a favor and searching for a runaway teenager on Turk Street, stumbles upon a bizarre band of criminals about to pull off a bank robbery. Jack finds himself being ...

Split Second (1992) 6.2

Split Second (1992)

The year is 2008. Global warming has melted much of the polar ice caps, resulting in serious flooding around the world - including the city of London, which is now under several feet of water. In the ensuing chaos, a new...

Observe and Report (2009) 5.8

Observe and Report (2009)

Ronnie Barnhardt lives with his alcoholic mother. He's chief security guard at Forest Ridge Mall, where he's in love with Brandi, a cosmetic sales clerk, and gets a free coffee each day from Nell, a cheery clerk in the f...

Facing the Enemy (2001) 4.7

Facing the Enemy (2001)

Griff McCleary is a cop, now his son shot himself with Griff's gun. A year later both he and his wife are still reeling from it. Griff feeling shut out by his wife Olivia, decides to move out. Now he is investigating wha...

Boiling Point (1993) 5

Boiling Point (1993)

Red is an aging scam-artist who's just been released from prison together with Ronnie, a young and not-so-bright hoodlum who is easily manipulated. Their new business is to organize fake-money sales and then kill the buy...

The Frozen Ghost (1945) 6.1

The Frozen Ghost (1945)

Stage mentalist Gregor the Great becomes enraged when a drunken audience member belittles his act. When the man dies suddenly, Gregor convinces himself that his hypnotic powers are to blame. Guilt-ridden, he retires from...

Calling Dr. Death (1943) 6.1

Calling Dr. Death (1943)

Losing his memories of the last few days, neurologist Dr. Steele is told that his wife has been brutally murdered. Steele, aware of his conniving wife's infidelity, believes he may have been the killer and enlists the ai...

Stolen (2009) 6.1

Stolen (2009)

A detective deals with the loss of his own son while trying to uncover the identity of a boy whose mummified remains are found in a box buried for fifty years.::Anonymous...

Cop au Vin (1985) 6.6

Cop au Vin (1985)

When a small town of Normandy begins losing its citizenry in a series of strange deaths, out-of-town police inspector Jean Lavardin (Jean Poiret) is sent to investigate. Could the killers be a bullied son (Lucas Belvaux)...

Nightmare Detective (2006) 6.1

Nightmare Detective (2006)

Three people in Tokyo take a surreal voyage of self-discovery through memory and nightmares. "O" intends suicide while talking on a cell-phone with a stranger he meets on line who plans a simultaneous suicide. Events tak...

Spiral (2021) -

Spiral (2021)

Working in the shadow of an esteemed police veteran (Samuel L. Jackson), brash Detective Ezekiel "Zeke" Banks (Chris Rock) and his rookie partner (Max Minghella) take charge of a grisly investigation into murders that ar...

Charisma (1999) 6.9

Charisma (1999)

A seasoned detective is called in to rescue a politician held hostage by a lunatic. In a brief moment of uncertainty, he misses the chance for action. Leaving his job and family without explanation, he makes his way to a...

Retribution (2006) 6.4

Retribution (2006)

A detective investigates a series of murders. A possible serial killer might be on a rampage, since they all are in the same vicinity and by the same method, but as the evidence points toward the detective as the prime s...

The Chaser (2008) 7.8

The Chaser (2008)

Joong-ho is a dirty detective turned pimp in financial trouble as several of his girls have recently disappeared without clearing their debts. While trying to track them down, he finds a clue that the vanished girls were...

The Arsenal Stadium Mystery (1939) 6.3

The Arsenal Stadium Mystery (1939)

During a charity soccer match between top professional side Arsenal and touring amateur side Trojans, the Trojan's new star player collapses. When he dies, Inspector Slade of Scotland Yard is called in and declares it wa...

Tell Tale (2009) 5.4

Tell Tale (2009)

In Providence, a husband and wife die in a botched robbery; we see flickers of his last memories. His heart goes to Terry Bernard, a single father raising a girl with a rare degenerative disease. After the operation, Ter...

In the Electric Mist (2009) 6.1

In the Electric Mist (2009)

Lt. Dave Robicheaux, a detective in New Iberia, Louisiana, is trying to link the murder of a local hooker to New Orleans mobster Julie (Baby Feet) Balboni, who is co-producer of a Civil War film. At the same time, after ...

Partners (1982) 5.3

Partners (1982)

Sergeant Benson (Ryan O'Neal) is a Police detective. After a series of murders in the gay community he is ordered to go undercover with a gay Police clerk named Kerwin (Sir John Hurt) as his partner. In order to be notic...

48 Hrs. (1982) 6.9

48 Hrs. (1982)

Oddball cop and tough guy, Jack Cates is the only survivor of a cop shooting and in hunting down the murderer collects Reggie Hammond from jail for 48 hours. Hammond is oddly motivated to help. The killer is searching fo...

The Presidio (1988) 6

The Presidio (1988)

Jay Austin is now a civilian police detective. Lieutenant Colonel Alan Caldwell was his commanding officer several years before when he left the military police over a disagreement over the handling of a drunk driver. No...

Blue Monkey (1987) 4.8

Blue Monkey (1987)

While working in a greenhouse, a man receives an insect bite after touching an exotic plant. Immediately, he falls ill and is taken to an emergency room where the doctors diagnose him as suffering from an unknown bacteri...

Code 7, Victim 5 (1964) 5.1

Code 7, Victim 5 (1964)

When a millionaire's valet is murdered he hires a detective to discover by who and why he valet was killed.::Stacey Housham...

Abandoned (1949) 6.5

Abandoned (1949)

An expose of the baby-profiteering racket as told through the story of an unwed mother whose family and friends start an investigation as to the whereabouts of her baby. This leads to and through an organized gang led by...

Deadly Encounter (2004) (TV) 4.6

Deadly Encounter (2004) (TV)

Restaurant hostess and mom Joanne Sanders has to work late one night. After she leaves the restaurant she accidently cuts a car off on the highway. This driver takes it personally and he begins to stalk and harrass Joann...

Murder by Numbers (2002) 6.2

Murder by Numbers (2002)

Richard Haywood, a Californian high school's coolest kid, secretly teams up with another rich kid in his class, brilliant nerd Justin 'Bonaparte' Pendleton, whose erudition, specially in forensic matters, allows them to ...

Nemesis Game (2003) 5.5

Nemesis Game (2003)

Sara Novak is an introverted college student with a few skeletons in her closet. Shying away from classmates, she prefers to spend time with Vern, an older comic store owner who shares her passion for mind games and ridd...

Running Wild-2006 6.3

Running Wild-2006

Jang is a homicide detective who likes to use violence with criminals, while Oh is a prosecutor who believes in the importance of evidence. After the murder of his younger half-brother Do-young and Jin-woo join forces to...

Miracle in Cell No. 7-2013 8.2

Miracle in Cell No. 7-2013

A story about the love between a mentally-ill father and his lovingly adorable daughter. Wrongfully accused of murder and rape, Yong-Goo is imprisoned for murder, and builds friendships with the hardened criminals in his...

The Whistlers-2019 6.6

The Whistlers-2019

Cristi, a Romanian police officer who is a whistle blower for mafia, is going to La Gomera Island to learn an ancestral whistling language. In Romania he is under police surveillance and by using this coded language he w...