91% of people can't guess these cop movies from an image! Can you?

By: Craig

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Cop movies cover a versatile genre. Whether you love buddy flicks, science fiction, comedy, or a good old private eye flick, you are bound to find a favorite among these movies. See how good your sleuthing skills are and try to name all of these cop movies from an image.

2012's "21 Jump Street" stars Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, and Ice Cube. It was directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. Initially, Tatum wanted nothing to do with the movie and had to be convinced by Hill before he accepted his role.

"Training Day," released in 2001 stars Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawk in the lead roles. This crime drama focuses on the actions of corrupt narcotic officers. Washington was rewarded with the Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of Alonzo. The film was directed by Antoine Fuqua.

"End of Watch" is a crime drama starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Anna Kendrick, and Michael Peña. The "F" word is used 326 times in the movie and a lot of the crude banter was improvised by the actors. Certainly not a movie to let your young children watch.

This comedy action movie stars Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, and Ken Leung and was released in 1998. "Rush Hour" was directed by Brett Ratner, one of Hollywood's most successful filmmakers. Interestingly, the movie included some product placement as it was one of the first films to show the new blue Pepsi cans released that year. It was also Chan's first US movie that wasn't dubbed, and to feature him speaking English.

"Lethal Weapon," a 1987 movie directed by Richard Donner, was dedicated to Dar Robinson, a legendary stuntman who died shortly after the filming of the movie. This action crime stars Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, and Gary Busey. Busey credited the film for helping reinvigorate his acting career.

This 1984 comedy drama stars Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, and John Ashton. The movie was directed by Martin Brest. It came at a time when Eddie Murphy's fame was at its peak thanks to his stage comedy. It spawned two sequels, with Murphy reprising his role as Axel Foley.

"Dirty Harry" is a 1971 movie starring Clint Eastwood, Andrew Robinson, and Harry Guardino. It was directed by Don Siegel, also known for the sci-fi classic, "The Invasion of the Body Snatchers." It was the start of a successful movie franchise starring Eastwood as Harry Callahan, a no-nonsense cop. It is well remembered for the line 'Do ya feel lucky? Well, do ya, punk?'

A movie written and directed by the Coen Brothers, "Fargo" won them an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. It also won an Academy Award for Best Actress for Frances McDormand. "Fargo" came out in 1996 and stars McDormand, William H. Macy, and Steve Buscemi. It quickly became a cult classic.

The success of the first "Police Academy" movie quickly turned out six sequels. This comedy was released in 1984 and starred Steve Guttenberg, Kim Cattrall, Michael Winslow and G.W. Baily. Many people remember the incredible vocal talents of Winslow who also voiced all the public address systems in the movie.

"Point Break" is a 1991 action crime drama featuring Keanu Reeves, Patrick Swayze, and Gary Busey. The film was directed by Kathryn Bigalow, although Ridley Scott was initially approached to sit in the director's chair. Reeves had to learn to surf for his role in the movie and has continued with the hobby.

Written and Directed by Micheal Mann, this 1995 action crime drama stars some big Hollywood names, including Al Pacino and Robert DeNiro. The film was shot without the use of a studio and made use of 65 Los Angeles locations. It is also the first movie in which Pacino and DeNiro are seen together on the silver screen. Although they were both in "The Godfather Part 2," they never appeared on screen together.

Based on a book of the same name, "The Untouchables" was released in 1987. Big names like Kevin Costner, Robert DeNiro, and Sean Connery were among the actors who starred in the film. Sean Connery won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. The film also won a Grammy Award for Best Film Soundtrack.

"The Bone Collector" is a movie based on a book written by Jeffery Deaver. The movie was released in 1999 and stars Denzel Washington, Queen Latifah, and Angelina Jolie. Interestingly, Jolie won a Yoga Award for Worst Foreign Actress... ouch! The movie differs from the novel in a few critical areas. For instance, in the novel, the part played by Queen Latifah is actually a male character.

2006's "The Departed" stars some of Hollywood's finest, including Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, and Jack Nicholson. The film was directed by Martin Scorsese who also won an Academy Award for Best Achievement in Directing as well as a Golden Globe for Best Director. This was also the first movie where the two legends, Scorsese and Nicholson, worked together.

"The Silence of the Lambs" is a crime thriller starring Anthony Hopkins and Jodie Foster. The movie is based on a novel written by Thomas Harris in 1988. The movie was released three years later. "The Silence of the Lambs" won five Oscars - Best Picture, Best Actor in a Leading Role, Best Actress in a Leading Role, Best Writing, Best Sound and Best Film Editing. It introduced the British-born Hopkins to the American public.

A mystery crime drama starring Kevin Spacey, Russel Crowe, Kim Basinger and Guy Pearce, "L.A. Confidential" was released in 1997. Basinger, who turned down her part three times, later went on to win an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Lynn Bracken. The movie also won an Oscar for Best Writing.

Tommy Lee Jones, Harrison Ford, and Sella Ward can be seen in this crime action drama, one of the top movies from 1993. Ford injured some ligaments in one of the scenes of the movie and refused to have surgery until filming was complete. As a result, he had to limp in all the scenes in which he was required to run. The movie was directed by Andrew Davis whose previous movies included "Under Siege."

"Bad Boys" is a film franchise produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Micheal Bay. It stars Martin Lawrence and Will Smith. Wesley Snipes and Eddie Murphy were originally meant to play the lead roles. The first movie was released in 1995. It was also the first feature directed by Michael Bay.

"Kindergarten Cop" is a crime comedy released in 1995, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, and Pamela Reed. Both Bill Murray and Patrick Swayze were offered the part before Schwarzenegger signed up. During the film, his character says that he is from a family of cops. In real life, Schwarzenegger’s father was really a policeman.

Written and directed by James Mangold, this crime drama released in 1997 stars Hollywood heavy hitters Sylvester Stallone, Ray Liotta and Harvey Keitel. Stallone had to gain 18 kg (just over 39 pounds) for his portrayal of Freddy Heflin, the sheriff in the movie. Originally, the producers had other actors in mind for the role of Heflin, including John Travolta, Tom Hanks, and Tom Cruise.

Adam McKay wrote and produced this comedy crime action film starring Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Dereck Jetter and Samuel L. Jackson. It was released in 2010 and became the second highest earning movie for Ferrell after "Elf." This is the second movie in which Mark Wahlberg and Eva Mendes worked together, the first being "We Own the Night" in 2007.

Nick Nolte and Eddie Murphy star in this action comedy. According to Nolte, most of the dialogue between him and Murphy was done on the fly. Murphy almost lost his role in the movie for not being funny enough. He later came back saying he was not aware of this until they finished the movie. Kris Kristofferson was one of the actors originally thought of for the role of Jack Cates, played by Nolte.

Sean Penn, Robert Duvall and Maria Conchita Alonso star in this 1988 crime drama about gang life, directed by Denis Hopper, himself an accomplished actor. During production, real gang members were hired as actors. Bad boy Sean Penn was arrested on set and charged with assault after hitting an extra during filming.

2009's "Brooklyn's Finest" stars Richard Gere and Ethan Hawk although they only appear together in one scene. The movie was directed by Antoine Fuqua who was not convinced he should do another cop movie after "Training Day." After reading the script, however, he changed his mind. The movie's original ending was changed after the bad response it received at the Sundance Film Festival.

Jay Chandrasekhar wrote, directed and starred in this 2001 comedy crime movie. It was originally meant to be set in 1970 but ended up a modern day tale. The gun used in one of the scenes with the Spurburry police captain is actually a BB gun. Probably safer!

Written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, this 1992 crime drama was his first feature length film. Veteran actors like Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, and Micheal Madsen can be seen in Reservoir Dogs. For this reason, Tarantino believed that they were the least experienced on the set of the movie. The "F" word can be heard 272 during the course of the film.

Clive Owen, Denzel Washington and Jodie Foster star in this 2006 mystery crime drama. The movie was directed by Spike Lee and was filmed in a mere 39 days. This is the fourth movie in which Spike Lee and Denzel Washington worked together. Others include "He Got Game" and "Malcolm X."

This biographical crime drama is directed by Ridley Scott and stars Denzel Washington, Russel Crowe, and Chiwetel Ejiofor. The movie is set in 1970's America and chronicles the life of Frank Lucas. Scott claimed the movie was one of the biggest of his career. It was filmed in over 180 different locations and included well over 300 scenes.

1998's "The Negotiator" was directed by F. Gary Gray and stars Samuel L. Jackson and Kevin Spacey. The movie is was meant to star Sylvester Stallone, but after he turned it down, Spacey swapped roles and his original part went to Samuel L. Jackson.

This is the second movie in the franchise starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence. "Bad Boys II," like the first installment, was also directed by Micheal Bay. Bay has a small cameo part in the movie. Two more movies are planned.

"Die Hard," starring Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, and Bonnie Bedelia was released in 1988. Willis received a substantial fee of $5 million for his role, a massive amount of money at the time, that had to be approved by the president of Fox. The film is based on a novel called "Nothing Lasts Forever" which was published in 1979.

This comedy crime released in 1988 starring Leslie Nielsen is all about an inept police officer trying to stop the assassination of Queen Elizabeth II. The movie is based on the TV series called "Police Squad!" also starring Nielsen. This is the first of the three "Naked Gun" films.

A true triple threat, Ben Affleck wrote, directed, and starred in "The Town." This crime drama was released in 2010 and was Affleck's first leading role since 2004. Much of the movie was shot on location at Fenway Park, which suited Affleck, a Red Sox fan.

"The Heat" is a comedy crime movie starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy released in 2013. Initially, the script for the movie didn't have a name other than "untitled female buddy-cop movie." In the scene where McCarthy makes out with a man in a car, the man she kisses is Ben Falcone, her husband.

1987's "Dragnet" was directed by Tom Mankiewicz and stars Dan Aykroyd and Tom Hanks. It is based on the TV series with the same name. In fact, Harry Morgan, an actor from the original show, plays the part of the captain. "Dragnet" has had seven films and TV series of the same name over the course of the last 70 years.

The fourth movie in the "Die Hard" franchise stars the ever-returning Bruce Willis, Justin Long and Timothy Olyphant. This movie was released in 2007, 19 years after the first "Die Hard" movie. This is the only movie in the franchise that spans a time period of more than 24 hours.

"Men in Black" is the first in a trilogy of Alien movies starring Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith. The first of the three movies was released in 1997 and the last in 2012. When executive producer Steven Spielberg phoned Smith to ask him to star in the movie, Smith did not initially believe it was Spielberg on the phone.

Based on the TV series with the same name, "Miami Vice" stars Colin Farrell, Jamie Foxx, and Lee Gong. Farrell and Foxx had training from actual undercover detectives to prepare properly for their roles. Filming was delayed for seven days due to various hurricanes, including Hurricane Katrina. The movie was released in 2006.

Another movie based on a popular 70's TV series, "Starsky and Hutch" features Owen Wilson, Ben Stiller, and Snoop Dogg. This comedy crime film was released in 2004 and was directed by Todd Phillips. The car driven by Snoop Dogg in the movie is actually owned by him. The movie also includes a brief appearance by funnyman Will Ferrell. Ferrell managed to film all his scenes in only 24 hours.

Walter Hill wrote and directed this comedy crime action movie which features Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jim Belushi, and Peter Boyle. Schwarzenegger had to loose 5 kg (about 11 pounds) and Belushi gained 5 kg for their respective roles in the movie. For the prison scene, hundreds of actual prisoners were used as extras.

This 2000 action comedy film features Jackie Chan, Owen Wilson and Lucy Liu in the cast. The actress who plays Chan's wife is actually a rodeo champion in real life and has not starred in any other movies. The phrase "I don't know karate, but I know crazy" is from a James Brown song.

Samuel L. Jackson, Vanessa Williams and Christian Bale can be seen in this 2000 action crime thriller. Written and directed by John Singleton, this movie was due to have a sequel but due to the first film's bad reviews, it never got off the ground. Wesley Snipes was also considered for the main role that eventually went to Jackson.

"Lethal Weapon 2" pairs Mel Gibson and Danny Glover on the screen, reprising their roles of Riggs and Murtagh. This is also the only movie in the franchise in which Gibson's car is blue. In all the others movies, that same car is black. The movie was directed by Richard Donner.

"To Live and Die in L.A." was released in 1985 and stars William Dafoe, John Pankow and William Petersen. It was written and directed by William Friedkin who wanted every scene to be as authentic as possible. For this reason, ex-convicts served as consultants to the movie. Although it was based on a novel, the movie keeps very little to the original storyline.

"22 Jump Street" features Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, and Ice Cube. It was directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. Many of the lines in the movie were improvised by the actors on set. Tatum and Hill's characters' first names are never mentioned at any point in the movie.

Starring Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, and Cary Elwes, "Kiss the Girls" is a 1997 crime drama written by David Klass and directed by Gary Fleder. Before Freeman was given the main role in the movie, the producers wanted Denzel Washington but due to previous engagements, he was unable to commit.

This 1990 movie starring Clint Eastwood and Charlie Sheen is said to have been the biggest action movie directed by Eastwood. Over 80 stunt people worked on the movie. In fact, it had more stunt people on the payroll than actors. Writer Scott Spiegel originally had Sean Connery in mind for the lead role.

"Zootopia" is a 2016 animation written and directed by Byron Howard. The voices of Ginnifer Goodwin, Idris Alba, and Jason Bateman can be heard in this film. "Zootopia" won an Oscar for Best Animation Feature Film of The Year. It also won a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture - Animated. There is a hidden Mickey Mouse in the movie. It can be found in the spots on Clawhauser's cheek.

"Dick Tracy" won three Oscars -- Best Art Direction - Set Direction, Best Makeup, and Best Music - Original Song. This 1990 action comedy crime features Madonna, Al Pacino, and Warren Beatty. It was meant to be released by Disney but was declined because the company they didn't see it as a movie from their stable.

"Hot Fuzz" was released in 2007. It stars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. Pegg underwent special training to handle the various weapons used in the film. "Hot Fuzz" is the second time Pegg and Frost have starred in a feature film together after the cult classic, "Shaun of the Dead."

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