Series about detectives and detectives

Series about detectives and detectives
List of the best series about detective stories and detectives, selected by visitors to our site: Penny Dreadful: City of Angels, The Pembrokeshire Murders, Carnival Row, Battle Creek, The X-Files, 100 Code, Minority Report, The Wrong Mans, Briarpatch, ID: INVADED.

In the top there are new series of 2021, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (2020)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

Rooted in the conflict between characters connected to the deity Santa Muerte and others allied with the Devil, this saga explores an exciting mix of the supernatural and the combustible reality of 1938 Los Angeles, a time and place deeply infused with Mexican-American folklore and social tension.

The Pembrokeshire Murders (2021)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom

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.

Carnival Row (2019)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:09

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.

Battle Creek (2015)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration03:30

In this mismatched buddy cop dramedy, an amazingly handsome, happy-go-lucky FBI agent is paired with a local, hard scrabble Michigan homicide detective. As they solve crimes together, their polar opposite methods only slightly outweigh their disdain for each other.

The X-Files (1993)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:43

The exploits of FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully who investigate X-Files: marginalized, unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena. Mulder believes in the existence of aliens and the paranormal while Scully, a skeptic, is assigned to make scientific analyses of Mulder's discoveries that debunk Mulder's work and thus return him to mainstream cases.

100 Code (2015)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecrime, detective
CountrySweden, Germany
Duration01:03

New York, USA. Stockholm, Sweden. Over the past twelve months young, blonde, blue-eyed women have been found dead in a meadow where Asphodel flowers grow. New York Detective Tommy Conley gets a special dispensation from the NYPD to go observe and act as an adviser to the Stockholm Police Department in order to help solve these crimes.

Minority Report (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:58

Minority Report follows the unlikely partnership between a man haunted by the future and a cop haunted by her past, as they race to stop the worst crimes of the year 2065 before they happen. Set in Washington, D.C., it is 10 years after the demise of Precrime, a law enforcement agency tasked with identifying and eliminating criminals... before their crimes were committed. To carry out this brand of justice, the agency used three precogs - "precognitives" Dash, Arthur and Agatha - who were able to see the future. Now, in 2065, crime-solving is different, and justice leans more on sophisticated and trusted technology than on the instincts of the precogs.

The Wrong Mans (2013)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, comedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:29

Comedy thriller about two well-meaning idiots who become entangled in a hideous world of crime, conspiracy and corruption.

Briarpatch (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

Dogged investigator Allegra Dill returns to her border-town Texas home after her sister is murdered. What begins as a search for a killer turns into an all-consuming fight to bring her corrupt hometown to its knees.

ID: INVADED (2020)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, cartoon, crime, detective, anime
CountryJapan

Sakaido is a genius detective who can track down any criminal. But when his daughter is murdered, revenge lands him on the other side of the law. Now in prison, he helps the police solve mysteries using a system that invades a person’s identity. Little by little, a trail of blood forms, and it all leads back to his daughter’s murderer.

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The Outsider (2020)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA

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.

Miss Scarlet & The Duke (2020)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecrime, detective
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom

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.

Memorist (2020)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, fantasy, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea

When Dong Baek was a high school student, he suddenly gained a supernatural power. Whenever he touches somebody, he can read that person's memory. Dong Baek reveals his memory reading ability to people and he becomes a detective. He is gung-ho to catch as many criminals as possible. He encounters a mysterious serial murder case.

True Detective (2014)
Markimdb: 8.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:00

An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.

Mare of Easttown (2021)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

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

Sherlock (2010)
Markimdb: 9.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:30

A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.

Bloodlands (2021)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom

Northern Irish police officer DCI Tom Brannick connects a suicide note with an infamous cold case with enormous personal significance.

Marvel's The Defenders (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:27

Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist join forces to take on common enemies as a sinister conspiracy threatens New York City.

Perry Mason (2020)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecrime, detective
CountryUSA

Set in 1932 Los Angeles, the series focuses on the origin story of famed defense lawyer Perry Mason. Living check-to-check as a low-rent private investigator, Mason is haunted by his wartime experiences in France and suffering the effects of a broken marriage. L.A. is booming while the rest of the country recovers from the Great Depression — but a kidnapping gone very wrong leads to Mason exposing a fractured city as he uncovers the truth of the crime.

Wisdom of the Crowd (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration05:07

A tech innovator creates a cutting-edge crowd-sourcing hub to solve his own daughter's murder, as well as revolutionizing crime solving in San Francisco.

Superior Donuts (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

The relationship between Arthur, the gruff owner of a small donut shop, his enterprising new young employee, Franco, and their loyal patrons in a quickly gentrifying Chicago neighborhood.

Comrade Detective (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration03:01

In the 1980s, millions of Romanians tuned in to Comrade Detective, a gritty, sexy, communist buddy cop show that has now been digitally remastered and dubbed into English for the first time.

The Protector (2011)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Gloria Sheppard is an intuitive LAPD homicide detective who juggles her demanding personal and professional lives while raising two sons with the help of her troubled younger brother, Davey.

Watchmen (2019)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantastic, action, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:58

Set in an alternate history where “superheroes” are treated as outlaws, “Watchmen” embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel while attempting to break new ground of its own.

Tin Star (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
Duration01:01

The story of Jim Worth, an expat British police officer starting a new life with his family as police chief in Little Big Bear, an idyllic town near the Rocky Mountains. When his small town is overrun by migrant workers from a massive new oil refinery – the wave of drugs, prostitution and organised crime that follows them threatens to sweep away everything in its wake.

The InBetween (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:42

Cassie Bedford has visions... whether she likes it or not. Sometimes she encounters unsettled spirits who need her help. When her father, Detective Tom Hackett, and his new partner, former FBI agent Damien Asante, need assistance, Cassie reluctantly uses her abilities and helps solve some of the city’s most challenging cases.

Backstrom (2015)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:28

Detective Lieutenant Everett Backstrom is a man with no filter. After a five-year exile to the traffic division for offensive behavior, he has returned from disgrace to lead Portland's newly minted S.C.U. Tasked with navigating the city's most sensitive and serious cases, he must solve each crime as he tries, and fails, to change his own self-destructive behavior. Based on renowned Swedish criminologist and novelist Leif G.W. Persson’s hit series of books of the same name.

The Good Cop (2018)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

Honest cop Tony Jr. gets advice from his unscrupulous father, retired NYPD officer Tony Sr., about everything from his job to his love life.

Veronica Mars (2019)
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Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:36

In the fictional town of Neptune, California, student Veronica Mars progresses from high school to college while moonlighting as a private investigator under the tutelage of her detective father.

L.A.'s Finest (2019)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

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.




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