DETECTIVE DEVOTEE

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1. Sherlock: Undercover Dog (1994)

PG | 78 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

Billy, 10, a dreamer, wants to be taken seriously so he can live with his toy-designer father on Catalina Island. Billy's plans get seriously spoilt when Sherlock, a talking police dog, ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Harding Gardner | Stars: Benjamin Eroen, Anthony Simmons, Cooper Cameron, Sharon Cameron

Votes: 393

2. Inherent Vice (2014)

R | 148 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

81 Metascore

In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles private investigator Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Katherine Waterston

Votes: 96,242 | Gross: $8.11M

3. Detective Downs (2013)

84 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Detective Robert has Downs, his own office, a trench coat and a Bogart hat. The only thing he is missing is a case. But then a lady comes to his rescue.

Director: Bård Breien | Stars: Svein André Hofsø Myhre, Martin L. Lotherington, Bjørn Sothberg, Berit Kullander

Votes: 505

4. Crime Story (1993)

R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A Special Agent is assigned to protect a wealthy business magnate. However, when the businessman is kidnapped in a daring ambush, he teams up with a seasoned detective to crack the case. But soon he discovers the case isn't that simple.

Directors: Kirk Wong, Jackie Chan | Stars: Jackie Chan, Kent Cheng, Kar-Ying Law, Christine Ng

Votes: 5,952 | Gross: $0.19M

5. Vertigo (1958)

PG | 128 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

100 Metascore

A former police detective juggles wrestling with his personal demons and becoming obsessed with a hauntingly beautiful woman.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore

Votes: 369,550 | Gross: $3.20M

6. Abandon (2002)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

36 Metascore

An investigation of a college student's missing boyfriend becomes quite strange when she begins to see him periodically.

Director: Stephen Gaghan | Stars: Katie Holmes, Benjamin Bratt, Charlie Hunnam, Zooey Deschanel

Votes: 9,265 | Gross: $10.73M

7. Beverly Hills Cop (1984)

R | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

66 Metascore

A freewheeling Detroit cop pursuing a murder investigation finds himself dealing with the very different culture of Beverly Hills.

Director: Martin Brest | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, John Ashton, Lisa Eilbacher

Votes: 167,930 | Gross: $234.76M

8. Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

R | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

48 Metascore

Axel Foley returns to Beverly Hills to help Taggart and Rosewood investigate Chief Bogomil's near-fatal shooting and the series of "alphabet crimes" associated with it.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, Jürgen Prochnow, Ronny Cox

Votes: 109,603 | Gross: $153.67M

9. Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)

R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

16 Metascore

Axel Foley, while investigating a car theft ring, comes across something much bigger than that: the same men who killed his boss are running a counterfeit money ring out of a theme park in Los Angeles.

Director: John Landis | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Jon Tenney, Joey Travolta, Eugene Collier

Votes: 77,303 | Gross: $42.61M

10. The Fugitive (1993)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Crime, Drama

87 Metascore

Dr. Richard Kimble, unjustly accused of murdering his wife, must find the real killer while being the target of a nationwide manhunt led by a seasoned U.S. Marshal.

Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward, Julianne Moore

Votes: 270,738 | Gross: $183.88M

11. Shadow of a Doubt (1943)

PG | 108 min | Film-Noir, Thriller

94 Metascore

A young girl, overjoyed when her favorite uncle comes to visit the family, slowly begins to suspect that he is in fact the "Merry Widow" killer sought by the authorities.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, Macdonald Carey, Henry Travers

Votes: 60,371

12. Mortal Thoughts (1991)

R | 103 min | Mystery, Thriller

65 Metascore

Two detectives interrogate a hairdresser on two homicides she may or may not have been involved in.

Director: Alan Rudolph | Stars: Demi Moore, Glenne Headly, Bruce Willis, John Pankow

Votes: 8,353 | Gross: $19.02M

13. Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy

37 Metascore

A goofy detective specializing in animals goes in search of the missing mascot of the Miami Dolphins.

Director: Tom Shadyac | Stars: Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox, Sean Young, Tone Loc

Votes: 279,874 | Gross: $72.22M

14. Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)

PG-13 | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

45 Metascore

Ace Ventura, Pet Detective, returns from a spiritual quest to investigate the disappearance of a rare white bat, the sacred animal of a tribe in Africa.

Director: Steve Oedekerk | Stars: Jim Carrey, Ian McNeice, Simon Callow, Maynard Eziashi

Votes: 204,210 | Gross: $108.39M

15. Interchange (2016)

102 min | Fantasy, Thriller

A forensics photographer lured into a world of shamans and mystic creatures while helping his detective friend investigate a series of macabre murders.

Director: Dain Said | Stars: Shaheizy Sam, Nicholas Saputra, Prisia Nasution, Iedil Dzuhrie Alaudin

Votes: 235

16. Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame (2010)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

75 Metascore

An exiled detective is recruited to solve a series of mysterious deaths that threaten to delay the inauguration of Empress Wu.

Director: Hark Tsui | Stars: Tony Ka Fai Leung, Chao Deng, Carina Lau, Bingbing Li

Votes: 10,656 | Gross: $0.46M

17. Skiptrace (2016)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

50 Metascore

A detective from Hong Kong teams up with an American gambler to battle against a notorious Chinese criminal.

Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Jackie Chan, Johnny Knoxville, Bingbing Fan, Eric Tsang

Votes: 19,518 | Gross: $0.00M

18. The Pink Panther 2 (2009)

PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

36 Metascore

Insp. Jacques Clouseau teams up with a squad of International detectives who are just as bumbling as he is. Their mission: Stop a globe-trotting thief who specializes in stealing historical artifacts.

Director: Harald Zwart | Stars: Steve Martin, Jean Reno, Emily Mortimer, Andy Garcia

Votes: 42,826 | Gross: $35.92M

19. Edge of Darkness (2010)

R | 117 min | Action, Crime, Drama

55 Metascore

As homicide detective Thomas Craven investigates the murder of his activist daughter, he uncovers a corporate cover-up and government conspiracy that attracts an agent tasked with cleaning up the evidence.

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Mel Gibson, Ray Winstone, Danny Huston, Bojana Novakovic

Votes: 90,596 | Gross: $43.31M

20. The Castle of Sand (1974)

143 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Detectives investigate the murder of an old man found in a Tokyo rail yard.

Director: Yoshitarô Nomura | Stars: Tetsurô Tanba, Gô Katô, Kensaku Morita, Yôko Shimada

Votes: 1,103

21. Lord of Illusions (1995)

R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

A private detective gets more than he bargains for when he encounters Philip Swan, a performer whose amazing illusions captive the world, but they are not really what everyone thinks.

Director: Clive Barker | Stars: Scott Bakula, Kevin J. O'Connor, J. Trevor Edmond, Daniel von Bargen

Votes: 15,014 | Gross: $13.29M

22. Demonic (2015)

R | 83 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

A police officer and a psychologist investigate the deaths of five people who were killed while trying to summon ghosts.

Director: Will Canon | Stars: Maria Bello, Frank Grillo, Cody Horn, Dustin Milligan

Votes: 13,927

23. Dead Again (1991)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

66 Metascore

A woman who has lost her memory is taken in by a Los Angeles orphanage, and a private eye is enlisted to track down her identity, but he soon finds that he might have a past life connection to her that endangers their lives.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Andy Garcia, Lois Hall

Votes: 26,247 | Gross: $38.02M

24. Man on a Ledge (2012)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

40 Metascore

As a police psychologist works to talk down an ex-con who is threatening to jump from a Manhattan hotel rooftop, the biggest diamond heist ever committed is in motion.

Director: Asger Leth | Stars: Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks, Jamie Bell, Mandy Gonzalez

Votes: 145,713 | Gross: $18.62M

25. Dead Silence (2007)

R | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

34 Metascore

A young widower returns to his hometown to search for answers to his wife's murder, which may be linked to the ghost of a deceased ventriloquist.

Director: James Wan | Stars: Ryan Kwanten, Amber Valletta, Donnie Wahlberg, Michael Fairman

Votes: 86,787 | Gross: $16.81M

26. The Girl on the Train (2016)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

48 Metascore

A divorcee becomes entangled in a missing persons investigation that promises to send shockwaves throughout her life.

Director: Tate Taylor | Stars: Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Theroux

Votes: 172,510 | Gross: $75.40M

27. Max Payne (2008)

PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

31 Metascore

Coming together to solve a series of murders in New York City are a police detective and an assassin, who will be hunted by the police, the mob, and a ruthless corporation.

Director: John Moore | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Beau Bridges, Ludacris

Votes: 122,650 | Gross: $40.69M

28. Klute (1971)

R | 114 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

81 Metascore

A small-town detective searching for a missing man has only one lead: a connection with a New York prostitute.

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland, Charles Cioffi, Roy Scheider

Votes: 22,967 | Gross: $17.44M

29. Twisted Justice (2016)

135 min | Crime, Drama

In this story of a good cop going rogue, we travel with Yoichi Moroboshi from his university student days to his becoming an ambitious detective on the beat who is using his brawn rather ... See full summary »

Director: Kazuya Shiraishi | Stars: Gô Ayano, Young Dais, Haruna Yabuki, Leon Shibli Ahmad

Votes: 308

30. Detective (1985)

Unrated | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

In a palace of Paris. Two detectives are investigating a two-year-old murder. Emile and Francoise Chenal are putting pressure on Jim Fox Warner, a boxing manager, who owes them a huge ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Laurent Terzieff, Aurelle Doazan, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Nathalie Baye

Votes: 1,777

31. Exposed (III) (2016)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

23 Metascore

A police detective investigates the truth behind his partner's death. The mysterious case reveals disturbing police corruption and a dangerous secret involving an unlikely young woman.

Director: Gee Malik Linton | Stars: Ana de Armas, Keanu Reeves, Christopher McDonald, Mira Sorvino

Votes: 14,076

32. Alone in the Dark (2005)

R | 96 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

9 Metascore

A detective of the paranormal slowly unravels mysterious events with deadly results.

Director: Uwe Boll | Stars: Christian Slater, Tara Reid, Stephen Dorff, Frank C. Turner

Votes: 41,859 | Gross: $5.18M

33. Constantine (2005)

R | 121 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

50 Metascore

Supernatural exorcist and demonologist John Constantine helps a policewoman prove her sister's death was not a suicide, but something more.

Director: Francis Lawrence | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Rachel Weisz, Djimon Hounsou, Shia LaBeouf

Votes: 311,671 | Gross: $75.98M

34. Snake Eyes (1998)

R | 98 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

52 Metascore

A shady police detective finds himself in the middle of a murder conspiracy at an important boxing match in an Atlantic City casino.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Gary Sinise, John Heard, Carla Gugino

Votes: 76,330 | Gross: $55.59M

35. In the Line of Fire (1993)

R | 128 min | Action, Crime, Drama

74 Metascore

Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan (Clint Eastwood) couldn't save Kennedy, but he's determined not to let a clever assassin take out this president.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo, Dylan McDermott

Votes: 94,157 | Gross: $102.31M

36. Veronica Mars (2014)

PG-13 | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

62 Metascore

Years after walking away from her past as a young private eye, Veronica Mars gets pulled back to her hometown, just in time for her high school reunion, in order to help her old flame Logan Echolls, who's embroiled in a murder mystery.

Director: Rob Thomas | Stars: Kristen Bell, Jason Dohring, Enrico Colantoni, Chris Lowell

Votes: 50,661 | Gross: $3.32M

37. The Name of the Rose (1986)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

54 Metascore

An intellectually nonconformist friar investigates a series of mysterious deaths in an isolated abbey.

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud | Stars: Sean Connery, Christian Slater, Helmut Qualtinger, Elya Baskin

Votes: 103,075 | Gross: $7.15M

38. The Maltese Falcon (1941)

Passed | 100 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

96 Metascore

A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George, Peter Lorre

Votes: 150,179 | Gross: $2.11M

39. The Phantom Detective (2016)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Crime, Drama

HONG Gildong is an infallible private detective with an exceptional memory and quirky personality. While chasing the only target he failed to find, he gets entangled in a much bigger conspiracy than he bargained for.

Director: Sung-hee Jo | Stars: Lee Jehoon, Seong-gyoon Kim, Go Ara, Hwang Bo-ra

Votes: 955 | Gross: $0.07M

40. Fireworks (1997)

103 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

Nishi leaves the police in the face of harrowing personal and professional difficulties. Spiraling into depression, he makes questionable decisions.

Director: Takeshi Kitano | Stars: Takeshi Kitano, Kayoko Kishimoto, Ren Osugi, Susumu Terajima

Votes: 28,180 | Gross: $0.23M

41. That Demon Within (2014)

111 min | Action, Crime, Horror

51 Metascore

A dutiful cop, guilt-ridden over saving the life of a gang leader, becomes obsessed with bringing down the crime syndicate of the man he saved.

Director: Dante Lam | Stars: Daniel Wu, Nick Cheung, Shatina Chen, Kai Chi Liu

Votes: 1,288 | Gross: $0.17M

42. Regression (I) (2015)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

32 Metascore

A detective and a psychoanalyst uncover evidence of a satanic cult while investigating a young woman's terrifying past.

Director: Alejandro Amenábar | Stars: Ethan Hawke, David Thewlis, Emma Watson, Dale Dickey

Votes: 37,482 | Gross: $0.05M

43. Wasabi (2001)

R | 94 min | Action, Drama, Comedy

53 Metascore

In Japan for the funeral of his long-lost love, a tough French detective learns that he also has a teenage daughter and that her life is in danger from the Yakuza.

Director: Gérard Krawczyk | Stars: Jean Reno, Ryôko Hirosue, Michel Muller, Carole Bouquet

Votes: 38,002 | Gross: $0.08M

44. Hollywood Homicide (2003)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

47 Metascore

Two LAPD detectives who moonlight in other fields investigate the murder of an up-and-coming rap group.

Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Harrison Ford, Josh Hartnett, Isaiah Washington, Lena Olin

Votes: 36,056 | Gross: $30.01M

45. Touch of Evil (1958)

PG-13 | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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