French TV series about female detectives

List of the best French TV series about female detectives according to viewers: Candice Renoir, Deadwind, Taxi Brooklyn, Mare of Easttown, Nancy Drew, Murders in..., The Bridge, Clarice, Les petits meurtres d'Agatha Christie, Unbelievable.

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Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryFrance
CharactersSingle mothers
StyleFascinating

Candice Renoir had put her career on standby for 10 years. When she returns from Singapore to resume service in a port town in the south of France, she feels a bit “rusty”. Despite the obvious defiance of her unit and a cynical superior who doesn’t make her job any easier, she is determined to turn her so-called weaknesses into strengths, solving the most complex cases with her common sense, her acute observation and her practical nature seasoned by a busy daily routine.Only Candice can catch a killer because she knows the chemical composition of a window-cleaning product or determine the hour of a murder from the cooking-time of kebabs… Candice is only naive on the outside, and nobody can resist her!

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryFinland, Germany
Duration01:29
CharactersTeenagers, Widows, Detectives
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Missing people
StyleWorth watching, Action, Fascinating

When Sofia Karppi, a detective in her 30's who is trying to get over her husband's death, discovers the body of a young woman on a construction site, she triggers a chain of events that threatens to destroy her life again.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, comedy, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration00:43
CharactersFriends, Partners
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular

Caitlin "Cat" Sullivan is an NYPD detective working in Brooklyn. After her driving privileges are suspended, she relies on Leo Romba, a highly skilled Brooklyn cab driver from France. Leo becomes Cat's driver and a consultant on her cases. While solving crimes with Leo, Cat is also running her own unauthorized investigation into the death of her father, an NYPD detective thought to have been executed by the Capella crime family. In doing so, she clashes with her boss, Captain Baker, and her ex-husband Gregg, who has picked up the case for the FBI.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersPolice, Killers, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
StyleWomen in the lead roles

A detective in a small Pennsylvania town investigates a local murder while trying to keep her life from falling apart.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:42
CharactersTeenagers
PlotLove, Supernatural, Investigation, Relationship, Passion
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating

Young Nancy Drew makes plans to leave her hometown for college after high school graduation, but finds herself drawn into a supernatural murder mystery.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryFrance
CharactersGangsters

Murders in... is a collection of French-Belgian police TV movies taking place each time in a different French city and region.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration00:57
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Police, Partners
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Twisted plot, Dark, Fascinating

When a body is found on the bridge between Denmark and Sweden, right on the border, Danish inspector Martin Rohde and Swedish Saga Norén have to share jurisdiction and work together to find the killer.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers, Strong women
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, FBI, Mystery, Mystery
PlaceUSA
StyleBy books, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating

In 1993, six months after the events of The Silence of the Lambs, FBI Agent Clarice Starling returns to the field to pursue serial murderers and sexual predators while navigating the high stakes political world of Washington, D.C.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryFrance, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration01:30

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Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:39
CharactersCriminals, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
StyleShort, Action, By books, Based on real events, Women in the lead roles

A teenager is charged with lying about her rape allegation, but two determined investigative female detectives discover a far more sinister truth.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecrime, detective
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
CharactersDetectives, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Women's rights
PlaceEngland
StyleWomen in the lead roles

When Eliza Scarlet’s father dies, he leaves her penniless, but she resolves to continue his detective agency. To operate in a male-dominated world, though, she needs a partner... step forward a detective known as the Duke. Eliza and The Duke strike up a mismatched, fiery relationship as they team up to solve crime in the murkiest depths of 1880’s London.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France, Germany
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Spy, Students, Teachers
PlotInvestigation
StyleFancy, Touching

The series is set in the fictional town of Neptune, California, and stars Kristen Bell as the title character, a student who progresses from high school to college while moonlighting as a private investigator under the tutelage of her detective father. In each episode, Veronica solves a different stand-alone case while working to solve a more complex mystery. The first two seasons of the series each had a season-long mystery arc, introduced in the first episode of the season and solved in the season finale. The third season took a different format, focusing on smaller mystery arcs that would last the course of several episodes.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller, crime, detective
CountryFrance, Belgium, Germany
CharactersSerial killers, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Sects
StyleFascinating

Old-school police detective Pierre Niemans and his former student Camille Delaunay tackle complex, brutal murder cases.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersWriters
PlotInvestigation, Travel

An unassuming mystery writer turned sleuth uses her professional insight to help solve real-life homicide cases.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime, detective, history
CountryFrance
CharactersPolice
PlotInvestigation
PlaceParis, France

Paris, France, 1899. The corpse of an unknown woman is found in the river Seine. The investigation will push a young ambitious inspector to discover a heavy state secret.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryDenmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration00:55
CharactersPartners
PlotElections
StyleAction, Dark

The Killing is a Danish police procedural set in the Copenhagen main police department and revolves around Detective Inspector Sarah Lund and her team, with each season series following a different murder case day-by-day and a one-hour episode covering twenty-four hours of the investigation. The series is noted for its plot twists, season-long storylines, dark tone and for giving equal emphasis to the story of the murdered victim's family alongside the police investigation. It has also been singled out for the photography of its Danish setting, and for the acting ability of its cast.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, detective
CountryItaly, France
Duration00:46
CharactersPriests
PlotSupernatural, Religion

In Rome, a Virgin Mary statue is found crying blood. Pondering on the implications of the existence of miracles, and eventually, the existence of God, the people involved in the enigma start losing their minds.

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Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryFrance

The daughter of one of the architects who built the Eiffel Tower gets framed for a murder that has taken place there, so she and her girlfriend embark on a quest across Paris to solve the mystery.

Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryFrance
PlotMystery

Ten years ago, he lost two loved ones. When his fiancée disappears, he must uncover buried secrets — or lose everything. Based on Harlan Coben's novel.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:30
CharactersPartners, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Adventures, Mystery
PlaceEngland
StyleFascinating

Frank Hathaway, a hardboiled private investigator, and his rookie sidekick Lu Shakespeare form the unlikeliest of partnerships as they investigate the secrets of rural Warwickshire's residents.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryFrance
PlotInvestigation

Secrets emerge and entire cases unravel inside a police interview room in Paris, where suspects and investigators face off in an intricate dance.

Markimdb: 8
Genremelodrama, detective
CountryRussia, Ukraine
Duration00:52
CharactersSerial killers, Gangsters, Investigators, Detectives, Cyclists
PlotInvestigation, Intrigue, Riddles
PlaceRussia, Small towns

Nineteen-year-old Anna, living at the end of the nineteenth century in the town of Zatonsk, unexpectedly discovers that she possesses supernatural powers. The spirits of the dead literally haunt her, begging to help. Aided by her visions, Anna manages to investigate and solve a number of mysterious crimes which have baffled the police. An experienced detective, 37-year-old Yakov Shtolman, who is assigned to the police department and teams up with Anna and becomes her partner in hunting down criminals.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersWriters, Partners
PlotInvestigation

After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersFamily, Housewives, Single mothers, Parents
PlotTreason, Investigation, Death, Mystery, Intrigue
StyleFor girls, Twisted plot, Unexpected ending

Subversive, darkly comedic drama Big Little Lies tells the tale of three mothers of first graders whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama
CountryRussia
CharactersPolice, Robots, Androids
PlotInvestigation, Artificial Intelligence
PlaceRussia

Russian scientists created an android policeman. Ideal in all respects, Captain Anna Nikolaevna Korolkevich goes to serve in a provincial town to see real life and become a human. Colleagues think that Anna Nikolaevna is the daughter of the Deputy Minister, and nothing foreshadows misfortune until humanization goes too far.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersPartners
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Action

Former Syracuse, New York, police detective Carrie Wells has hyperthymesia, a rare medical condition that gives her the ability to visually remember everything. She reluctantly joins the New York City Police Department's Queens homicide unit after her former boyfriend and partner asks for help with solving a case. The move allows her to try to find out the one thing she has been unable to remember, which is what happened the day her sister was murdered.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersSerial killers, Sisters, Journalists
PlotMystery, Funeral
PlaceSmall towns
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric, Twisted plot

Reporter Camille Preaker confronts the psychological demons from her past when she returns to her hometown to investigate the murders of two young girls.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

The Philadelphia homicide squad's lone female detective finds her calling when she is assigned cases that have never been solved. Detective Lilly Rush combines her natural instincts with the updated technology available today to bring about justice for all the victims she can.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersInvestigators, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Weapons
PlaceEngland, Forest
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating

Two detectives are dispatched to investigate the murder of a young girl on the outskirts of Dublin, but as the case of the missing children intensifies, both are forced to confront the darkness that lies in their past.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, cartoon, detective
CountryFrance, USA
CharactersStrangers
PlotApocalypse, Mystery, Phone calls
StyleFascinating

Told through a series of interconnected phone conversations, this groundbreaking series chronicles the mysterious story of a group of strangers whose lives are thrown into disarray in the lead-up to an apocalyptic event.





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