Series about detectives and detectives

List of the best series about detective stories and detectives, selected by visitors to our site: The Pembrokeshire Murders, The Fugitive, Aleks Ljutyj, The Outsider, White House Farm, Manhunt, Pagan Peak, Carnival Row, Wisting, L.A.'s Finest.

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The Pembrokeshire Murders (2021)
Markimdb: 7.2
CharactersDetectives, Serial killers
StyleBased on real events

    Detective superintendent reopens two unsolved murder cases from the 1980s. Forensic methods link the crimes to a string of burglaries. Steve's team has to find more evidence before the perpetrator is released from prison.

    The Fugitive (2020)
    Markimdb: 5.2

      Falsely accused of bombing a Los Angeles subway train by “tweet-now, confirm-later” journalism, blue collar worker Mike Ferro must prove his innocence by uncovering the real perpetrator, before the legendary cop heading the investigation can apprehend him.

      Aleks Ljutyj (2020)
      CharactersCriminals, Killers, Serial killers, Detectives
      StyleBased on real events

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        The Outsider (2020)
        Markimdb: 7.8
        Genrethriller, crime, detective
        CharactersSpy, Detectives
        PlotSupernatural, Investigation, Mystery
        StyleAction, Spectacular

          When an insidious supernatural force edges its way into a seemingly straightforward investigation into the gruesome murder of a young boy, it leads a seasoned cop and an unorthodox investigator to question everything they believe in.

          White House Farm (2020)
          Markimdb: 7.3
          CharactersDetectives, Friends
          StyleBased on real events, Fascinating, By books

            Factual drama based on the notorious White House Farm murders, and the ensuing police investigation and court case.

            Manhunt (2019)
            Mark6.8 (imdb: 7.4)
            CountryUnited Kingdom
            CharactersDetectives, Serial killers
            PlotTravel, Cars

              The true story of London Metropolitan police detective Colin Sutton's manhunt for serial killer Levi Bellfield.

              Pagan Peak (2019)
              Mark8.6 (imdb: 8)
              Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
              CountryGermany, Austria
              CharactersDetectives, Maniacs, Killers, Family
              PlotInvestigation, Death, Revenge, Abduction

                When a gruesomely staged body is found, propped up on a mountain pass in the Alps close to the German-Austrian border, two detectives are sent to investigate. For German detective Ellie, this is the first real challenge of her career; her Austrian counterpart Gedeon though seems to have lost any ambitions in his job. Very soon, they discover more crime scenes with symbolically posed victims, reminiscent of pagan rituals. It all seems to be part of a bigger, sinister plan. Ellie finds herself under increasing pressure to understand the deranged killer's motives so she can stop him. The hunt leads them ever deeper in the dark valleys and archaic Alpine customs - and the paranoid world of the killer.

                Carnival Row (2019)
                Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.9)
                Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, detective
                CharactersDetectives, Poor, Witches, Monsters, Terrorists
                PlotMagic, Love, Mystery, Investigation, Love triangle
                PlaceForest, England

                  In a mystical and dark city filled with humans, fairies and other creatures, a police detective investigates a series of gruesome murders leveled against the fairy population. During his investigation, the detective becomes the prime suspect and must find the real killer to clear his name.

                  Wisting (2019)
                  Markimdb: 7.4
                  Genredrama, crime

                    Empathetic, meticulous and relentless - the only thing to escape Larvik detective William Wisting in his hunt for Norway's most notorious criminals is a happy family life. And when two mysterious deaths interrupt Wisting's Christmas, it is the beginning of a showdown with the deadliest killer of them all.

                    L.A.'s Finest (2019)
                    Markimdb: 5.9
                    Genreaction, comedy
                    PlotAdventures, Death, Karate

                      Syd Burnett has left her complicated past behind to become an LAPD detective. Paired with a new partner, Nancy McKenna, a working mom with an equally complex past, Syd is pushed to examine whether her unapologetic lifestyle might be masking a greater personal secret. These two women don't agree on much, but they find common ground when it comes to taking on the most dangerous criminals in Los Angeles.

                      Unbelievable (2019)
                      Markimdb: 8.4
                      StyleBased on real events

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

                        Beforeigners (2019)
                        Markimdb: 7.9
                        Genrefantastic, drama
                        PlotTime travel, Investigation

                          In the near future a new phenomenon starts happening all over the world with powerful flashes of light occurring in the ocean and people from the past mysteriously reappearing. Called “beforeigners,” these people come from three separate time periods: the Stone Age, the Viking era and late 19th century. A couple of years later, Alfhildr – who comes from the Viking Age – has to partner up with a burned-out police officer, Lars Haaland, to investigate the murder of a beforeigner. The pair begins to unravel a larger conspiracy behind the origin of the mysterious mass arrivals.

                          Boogiepop and Others (2019)
                          Markimdb: 6.6
                          Genrehorror, thriller, detective

                            There is an urban legend that tells of a shinigami that can release people from the pain they are suffering. This "Angel of Death" has a name—Boogiepop. And the legends are true. Boogiepop is real. When a rash of disappearances involving female students breaks out at Shinyo Academy, the police and faculty assume they just have a bunch of runaways on their hands. Yet some students know better. Something mysterious and foul is afoot. Is it Boogiepop or something even more sinister...?

                            Criminal: Spain (2019)
                            Markimdb: 6.9

                              Psychological games abound between detectives and suspects in a tense interrogation room, where the search for answers sometimes comes at a moral cost.

                              Criminal: Germany (2019)
                              Markimdb: 7.7

                                In the interview room, detectives go head-to-head with suspects and try to get to the truth—even if it means breaking the rules and risking it all.

                                Darkness: Those Who Kill (2019)
                                Markimdb: 7.6

                                  Investigator Jan and profiler Louise constantly move around in the thrilling periphery of a murderer's view as they link a series of killings.

                                  The Capture (2019)
                                  Markimdb: 7.8
                                  Genrethriller, detective
                                  CountryUnited Kingdom
                                  CharactersDetectives, Lawyers
                                  PlotIntrigue, Investigation

                                    When soldier Shaun Emery's conviction for a murder in Afghanistan is overturned due to flawed video evidence, he returns to life as a free man with his young daughter. But when damning CCTV footage from a night out in London comes to light, Shaun's life takes a shocking turn and he must soon fight for his freedom once again.

                                    Year of the Rabbit (2019)
                                    Markimdb: 7.4
                                    Genrecomedy, detective
                                    CountryUnited Kingdom
                                    CharactersDetectives, Gangsters

                                      Set in the dark heart of Victorian London, Detective Inspector Rabbit is a hardened booze-hound who's seen it all. Rabbit's been chasing bad guys for as long as he can remember, but these days his heart keeps stopping at inopportune moments.

                                      Dublin Murders (2019)
                                      Mark6 (imdb: 7.1)
                                      PlaceForest, England
                                      StyleFascinating, Atmospheric

                                        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.

                                        Stumptown (2019)
                                        Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.4)
                                        PlotRelationship, Adventures, Investigation
                                        StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

                                          Dex Parios is a strong, assertive, and unapologetically sharp-witted Army veteran working as a P.I. in Portland, Oregon. With a complicated personal history and only herself to rely on, she solves other people’s messes with a blind eye toward her own.