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The Best Police Movies on Shudder

Finding a good Police movie to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Police movies of all time streaming on Shudder.

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1. Halloween

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7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo96%
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87/100
Released: 1978Rated: R
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween Night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield, Illinois to kill again.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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2. The Wailing

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7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo99%
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80/100
Released: 2016
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: A stranger arrives in a little village and soon after a mysterious sickness starts spreading. A policeman is drawn into the incident and is forced to solve the mystery in order to save his daughter.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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3. The Treatment

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7.2/10
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73/100
Released: 2014
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: Inspector Nick Cafmeyer seems to have it all - looks, brains and a successful career. But a dark cloud hangs over his life: since the age of nine, he has been haunted by the unsolved disappearance of his younger brother, Bjorn. Plettinckx, a known sex offender, was questioned but quickly released. Plettinckx lives close by and takes fiendish pleasure in harassing Nick. Then, when a disturbing case comes to light involving a missing nine-year-old, Nick heads a massive search which turns into a relentless manhunt.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Shudder) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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4. Summer of 84

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6.7/10
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73/100
Released: 2018
Thriller, Horror

What it's about: Summer is usually a time for fun and games, but some teens get much more danger than they bargained for after beginning to suspect their neighbor is a serial murderer.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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5. Don't Torture a Duckling

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7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo80%
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71/100
Released: 1972
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: A reporter and a promiscuous young woman try to solve a series of child killings in a remote southern Italian town that's rife with superstition and distrust of outsiders.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Shudder), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).

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6. Violent Cop

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7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo83%
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70/100
Released: 1989
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: A detective breaks all rules of ethical conduct while investigating a colleague’s involvement in drug pushing and Yakuza activities.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a subscription service (Shudder & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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7. Mayhem

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6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo84%
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69/100
Released: 2017
Action & Adventure, Horror

What it's about: A virus spreads through an office complex causing white collar workers to act out their worst impulses.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder) & rent or buy from $2.49 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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8. Last Shift

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5.8/10
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69/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: A rookie cop's world is turned upside down when she comes face to face with Paymon - King Of Hell. Officer Jessica Loren has the last shift at a transitioning police station, assigned to wait for a crew picking up bio-hazard waste from the armoury. But unbeknownst to her, cult leader John Michael Paymon has haunted the department ever since he committed suicide in custody. Jessica is about to find out just how dangerous he still is, all alone on the graveyard shift.............

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Monsters Nightmares & Shudder) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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9. Let Us Prey

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5.7/10
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63/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: Rachel, a rookie cop, is about to begin her first night shift in a neglected police station in a Scottish, backwater town. The kind of place where the tide has gone out and stranded a motley bunch of the aimless, the forgotten, the bitter-and-twisted who all think that, really, they deserve to be somewhere else. They all think they're there by accident and that, with a little luck, life is going to get better. Wrong, on both counts. Six is about to arrive - and All Hell Will Break Loose!

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Shudder) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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10. The World of Kanako

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6.6/10
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63/100
Released: 2014
Crime, Drama

What it's about: When Kanako, a model daughter and a brilliant student, disappears, her mother asks her ex-husband, a violent former policeman, to find her. As his investigation progresses, his idealized image of Kanako cracks: the girl hides a dark life that her father can not even imagine.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV & Vudu), stream on a subscription service (ConTV, Hiyah, Shudder & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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11. Pusher

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7.4/10
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63/100
Released: 1996
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: A drug pusher grows increasingly desperate after a botched deal leaves him with a large debt to a ruthless drug lord.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a subscription service (Shudder & Warriors Gangsters) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Prime Video & PlayStation Store).

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12. The Stendhal Syndrome

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6.1/10
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62/100
Released: 1996
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: A young policewoman slowly goes insane while tracking down an elusive serial rapist/killer through Italy when she herself becomes a victim of the brutal man's obsession.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu), stream on a subscription service (Full Moon & Shudder), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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13. Outrage Beyond

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6.8/10
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58/100
Released: 2012Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: As the police launch a full-scale crackdown on organized crime, it ignites a national yakuza struggle between the Sanno of the East and Hanabishi of the West. What started as an internal strife in Outrage has now become a nationwide war in Outrage Beyond.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu), stream on a subscription service (Shudder & Warriors Gangsters) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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14. WolfCop

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5.5/10
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57/100
Released: 2014
Comedy, Horror

What it's about: It's not unusual for alcoholic cop Lou to black out and wake up in unfamiliar surroundings, but lately things have taken a turn for the strange...and hairy. WolfCop is the story of one cop's quest to become a better man. One transformation at a time.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (IMDb TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & Shudder) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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15. The Rise

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6.5/10
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57/100
Released: 2012
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A young man recently released from prison recruits his three best friends to rob the local drug kingpin who is responsible for his incarceration.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a subscription service (Fandor, Shudder & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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16. C.H.U.D.

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5.6/10
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54/100
Released: 1984Rated: R
Horror, Independent

What it's about: A rash of bizarre murders in New York City seems to point to a group of grotesquely deformed vagrants living in the sewers. A courageous policeman, a photo journalist and his girlfriend, and a nutty bum, who seems to know a lot about the creatures, band together to try and determine what the creatures are and how to stop them.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, ConTV, ScreamBox & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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17. Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies

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5.1/10
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46/100
Released: 1999Rated: R
Fantasy, Horror

What it's about: During a failed art heist, the Djinn is once again liberated. This time, to complete the 1001 wishes that he needs before the final 3, he lets himself go to prison, where he starts his evil reign twisting the hopes of the prisoners. Meanwhile, the woman who set him free accidentally, Morgana, tries to find a way to stop him, aided by a young priest.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Shudder), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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18. The Chamber

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4.4/10
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42/100
Released: 2016
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: The film revolves around a special ops unit who commandeer a commercial research vessel and it’s submersible to locate a mysterious item at the bottom of the Yellow Sea. When an explosion causes the sub to overturn and take on water, the crew begins to understand that not all of them will escape and a fight for survival ensues.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix & IMDb TV), stream on a subscription service (ConTV & Shudder) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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19. Contamination

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5.3/10
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41/100
Released: 1980Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Independent

What it's about: A former astronaut helps a government agent and a police detective track the source of mysterious alien pod spores, filled with lethal flesh-dissolving acid, to a South American coffee plantation controlled by alien pod clones.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Shudder) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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20. Blind Sun

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5.5/10
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39/100
Released: 2016
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: ​Greece. A seaside resort struck by a heavy heat wave. Water is scarce and violence is ready to explode. Ashraf, a solitary immigrant, is looking after a villa while its owners are away. On a dusty road crushed by the sun, he is stopped by a police officer for an identity check...

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).