Most Popular Female Police Detective Movies and TV Shows
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1. Lucifer (2015– )
TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Lucifer Morningstar has decided he's had enough of being the dutiful servant in Hell and decides to spend some time on Earth to better understand humanity. He settles in Los Angeles - the City of Angels.
2. Gone Girl (2014)
R | 149 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Votes: 798,067 | Gross: $167.77M
3. Line of Duty (2012– )
Not Rated | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
DS Steve Arnott is transferred to the police anti-corruption unit after the death of a man in a mistaken shooting during a counter-terrorist operation.
4. Person of Interest (2011–2016)
TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An ex-CIA agent and a wealthy programmer save lives via a surveillance AI that sends them the identities of civilians involved in impending crimes. However, the details of the crimes--including the civilians' roles--are left a mystery.
8. Marcella (2016– )
TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Marcella Backland left the Metropolitan Police for the sake of her family, only to have her husband leave her. She returns to her job on the murder squad, investigating a case that seems disturbingly familiar to her.
13. Instinct (2018–2019)
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A former CIA operative (Cumming), who has since built a "normal" life as a gifted professor and writer, is pulled back into his old life when the NYPD needs his help to stop a serial killer on the loose.
17. Angie Tribeca (2016–2018)
TV-14 | 30 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Lone-wolf detective Angie Tribeca and a squad of committed LAPD detectives investigate the most serious cases, from the murder of a ventriloquist to a rash of baker suicides.
18. Missing (2017)
TV-14 | 180 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Police superintendent Maja Silver goes back to her old hometown in the Swedish Bible belt to see her daughter, when a terrible discovery paralyzes the small community.
21. Texas Killing Fields (2011)
R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, History
In the Texas bayous, a local homicide detective teams up with a cop from New York City to investigate a series of unsolved murders.
Votes: 17,879 | Gross: $0.05M
22. The Valhalla Murders (2019– )
50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Police profiler Arnar is sent back home from Oslo to his native Iceland to investigate the country's first serial killer case. He teams up with the local senior cop Kata.
25. Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A ship sails into Brooklyn with all its crew dead. But something gets off and the killing continues on land. The vampire is looking for a specific woman - half-human, half-vampire. Rita's the cop detective investigating the many killings.
Votes: 20,597 | Gross: $19.75M
26. The Gourmet Detective: A Healthy Place to Die (2015 TV Movie)
TV-G | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When Henry is invited as a guest speaker at a luxury resort spa, he quickly finds himself at the center of another murder. With Maggie at his side, our favorite duo must not only find the ... See full summary »
27. Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995)
R | 95 min | Horror, Thriller
The Candyman arrives in New Orleans and sets his sights on a young woman whose family was ruined by the immortal killer years before.
Votes: 9,568 | Gross: $13.94M
28. Every Secret Thing (2014)
R | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A detective looks to unravel a mystery surrounding missing children and the prime suspects: two young women who, seven years ago, were put away for an infant's death.
31. Warrior (2018– )
Action, Crime, Drama
WARRIOR is a crime drama about community, loyalty and treachery amongst war veterans, bikers and the police force, with a love story surrounding the war veteran CC and the police officer Louise.
32. The Oath (2016)
Not Rated | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A troubled father, working as a doctor, decides to go to extreme measures for saving his daughter from a devastating influence of her boyfriend, a drug dealer.
33. Sorority House Massacre II (1990)
Unrated | 77 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Five college women buy the old Hokstedter place for their new sorority house. They got it cheap because of the bloody incidents from five years before. They decide to stay in it for the ... See full summary »
34. Nox (2018)
52 min | Crime, Thriller
When her daughter Julie disappears in the Underground Levels Under City of Paris without leaving a trace, Catherine Suzini is convinced that she alone can find it. Former cop, retired as ... See full summary »
35. Badge of Honor (2015)
94 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Two narcotics detectives find themselves in an intense investigation lead by a determined Internal Affairs Detective after a child is wrongfully shot dead in a violent drug bust.
36. Eyewitness (2014– )
59 min | Crime, Drama
Two 15 year old boys secretly meet up in the forest, only to witness a blood bath. They are seen, but escape trying to keep this as a secret, both in fear of the perpetrator and that their secret is revealed.
38. Haunted (2002–2008)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
After having a near-death experience, ex-cop-turned-private-eye Frank Taylor learns that he has the ability to see and communicate with restless ghosts of murdered people who ask for his ... See full summary »
39. Witchblade (2000 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Witchblade is the story of New York detective, Sara Pezzini, whose search for justice leads her to an arcane weapon that grants her the power to battle Earth's darkest evil forces.
40. Maisie Raine (1998–1999)
50 min | Crime, Drama
A female detective inspector with a big attitude winds up her troops and her superiors, but gets good results. In addition to her work, she also has to cope with her ne'er-do-well kid brother.
42. Fetish Dolls Die Laughing (2012)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Do you remember, as a child, when your parents teased you with the "Tickle Monster"? It turns out that he's more real (and even more malevolent) than you could have ever imagined! With ... See full summary »
45. Phantasmagoria 2: A Puzzle of Flesh (1996 Video Game)
M | Adventure, Drama, Horror
Curtis Craig, a totally normal man begins to hear strange voices. Could it be that he is an insane killer..?
46. Jesse (I) (2011)
R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Nassau County, New York Police detective Jesse turns vigilante as she investigates her brother's murder and enters into a world of crime, corruption, and shocking deception.
47. Witchcraft IX: Bitter Flesh (1997 Video)
R | 92 min | Crime, Fantasy, Horror
Will Spanner, parted from his body, finds a hooker who can hear him; meanwhile Detectives Lutz and Garner investigate a string of murders seemingly tied to ancient Egypt.
49. Den vite riddaren (1994)
240 min | Crime, Thriller
It is summertime and the campaign for the upcoming parliament election is in full swing. A young policeman is the first victim of a political terrorist who guns down senior officials and ... See full summary »