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, The Outsider, Miss Scarlet & The Duke, Memorist, Briarpatch, Sherlock, Bloodlands, Mare of Easttown, The Fugitive.

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

Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (2020)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersWitches, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Mystery
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating

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
CharactersSerial killers, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceEngland
StyleFor men, Based 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 Outsider (2020)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSpy, Detectives
PlotMystery, Supernatural, Investigation
StyleSpectacular, Action, By books

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
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.

Memorist (2020)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, fantasy, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersSerial killers, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Telepathy
StyleDorama

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.

Briarpatch (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersDetectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceSmall towns, USA
StyleWomen in the lead roles

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.

Sherlock (2010)
Markimdb: 9.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:30
CharactersPartners, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceEngland
StyleSpectacular, For men, Fascinating

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
CharactersSerial killers, Police, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Lost Love, Death of his wife

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

Mare of Easttown (2021)
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.

The Fugitive (2020)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersDetectives
PlotInvestigation

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.

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True Detective (2014)
Markimdb: 8.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersSerial killers, Police, Partners, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSA
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Atmospheric

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.

Hidden (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:41
CharactersSerial killers, Killers, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceSmall towns
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

DI Cadi John and DC Owen Vaughan try to solve a case involving Mali Pryce, a young woman whose body was discovered in a stream in the woods.

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

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.

Queen of Mystery (2017)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:02
CharactersDetectives
PlotLove, Investigation

Yoo Seol-Ok liked mystery novels and wanted to become a detective, but she gave up her dream after marrying. Now, she is a housewife with a husband who works as a prosecutor. She meets Ha Wan-Seung. He is a passionate detective and they decide to collaborate to solve cases.

Miss Sherlock (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryJapan
Duration01:35
CharactersStrong women, Terrorists, Partners, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Adventures, Mystery
PlaceJapan
StyleFor girls, Spectacular, Twisted plot, Fascinating

Sherlock has a peculiar character flaw. She does not open her heart to strangers. She is Japanese, but was born in Britain. She now works as an investigation consultant for the police department. Wato Tachibana is an excellent surgeon and is guided by the principal of justice. Sherlock and Wato Tachibana get to know each other through a case and begin to rely on each other.

Perry Mason (2020)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecrime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersLawyers, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSA
TimeThe Great Depression
StyleDepressive

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.

Comrade Detective (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration03:01
CharactersPartners, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
StyleSpectacular

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 ABC Murders (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:18
CharactersSerial killers, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceTrains
StyleAtmospheric, By books

It's 1933, and an older and greyer Hercule Poirot has fallen out of the public eye. When he receives anonymous letters threatening murder, he must take matters into his own hands.

Backstrom (2015)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:28
CharactersDetectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, By books, Fascinating

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.

Superior Donuts (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersBusinessmen, Detectives
PlotLove, Adventures
StyleEasy, Fascinating

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.




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