TV series about surveillance

TV series about surveillance
List of the best TV series about surveillance, selected by visitors to our site: Patriot, The Americans, Person of Interest, The Handmaid's Tale, Persons Unknown, Defending Jacob, Mindhunter, Alias, Mission: Impossible, The Looming Tower.

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

Patriot (2015)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrethriller, comedy, drama
CountryUSA

To prevent Iran from going nuclear, intelligence officer John Tavner must forgo all safety nets and assume a perilous "non-official cover" -- that of a mid-level employee at a Midwestern industrial piping firm.

The Americans (2013)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Set during the Cold War period in the 1980s, The Americans is the story of Elizabeth and Philip Jennings, two Soviet KGB officers posing as an American married couple in the suburbs of Washington D.C. and their neighbor, Stan Beeman, an FBI Counterintelligence agent.

Person of Interest (2011)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:44

Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese, who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special training that Reese has had in Covert Operations and Finch's genius software inventing mind, the two are a perfect match for the job that they have to complete. With the help of surveillance equipment, they work "outside the law" and get the right criminal behind bars. 

The Handmaid's Tale (2017)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship. A TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel.

Persons Unknown (2010)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration00:43

Persons Unknown is an American mystery drama television series that revolves around strangers who are imprisoned inside a small ghost town. The thirteen-episode summer series premiered on June 7, 2010 at 10:00 p.m. on NBC. On June 30, NBC moved the show to 8:00 p.m. on Saturday from its Monday time slot. It completed its run on August 28, 2010. The series was canceled shortly thereafter.

Defending Jacob (2020)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

A family’s lives are irreparably disrupted when the 14-year-old son is accused of murdering a fellow classmate.

Mindhunter (2017)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:14

An agent in the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit develops profiling techniques as he pursues notorious serial killers and rapists.

Alias (2001)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Sydney Bristow, an agent who has been tricked to believe she is working for the U.S. government, is actually working for a criminal organization named the Alliance of Twelve. Upon learning this, Sydney becomes a double agent for the real CIA.

Mission: Impossible (1966)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genreaction, adventure
CountryUSA

Mission: Impossible is an American television series that was created and initially produced by Bruce Geller. It chronicles the missions of a team of secret government agents known as the Impossible Missions Force. In the first season, the team is led by Dan Briggs, played by Steven Hill; Jim Phelps, played by Peter Graves, takes charge for the remaining seasons. A hallmark of the series shows Briggs or Phelps receiving his instructions on a recording that then self-destructs, followed by the theme music composed by Lalo Schifrin.The series aired on the CBS network from September 1966 to March 1973, then returned to television for two seasons on ABC, from 1988 to 1990, retaining only Graves in the cast. It later inspired a popular series of theatrical motion pictures starring Tom Cruise, beginning in 1996.

The Looming Tower (2018)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:05

Tracing the rising threat of Osama bin Laden and Al-Qaeda, it takes a controversial look at how the rivalry between the CIA and FBI inadvertently might have set the stage for the tragedy of 9/11 and the war in Iraq.

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Burn Notice (2007)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

A formerly blacklisted spy uses his unique skills and training to help people in desperate situations.

The Head (2020)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySpain, Japan

Ten scientists trapped in a mobile science laboratory at the South Pole realize that one among them is a killer.

The Stranger (2020)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom

A web of secrets sends family man Adam Price on a desperate quest to uncover the truth about the people closest to him.

Ozark (2017)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:58

A financial adviser drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder $500 million in five years to appease a drug boss.

V (2009)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

V is an American science fiction television series that ran for two seasons on ABC, from November 3, 2009 to March 15, 2011. A remake of the 1983 miniseries created by Kenneth Johnson, the new series chronicles the arrival on Earth of a technologically advanced alien species which ostensibly comes in peace, but actually has sinister motives. V stars Morena Baccarin, Lourdes Benedicto, Morris Chestnut, Joel Gretsch, Logan Huffman, Charles Mesure, Elizabeth Mitchell, Laura Vandervoort and Scott Wolf, and was executive produced by Scott Rosenbaum, Yves Simoneau, Scott Peters, and Jace Hall. The series was produced by The Scott Peters Company, HDFilms and Warner Bros. Television.

Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan (2018)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:16

When CIA analyst Jack Ryan stumbles upon a suspicious series of bank transfers his search for answers pulls him from the safety of his desk job and catapults him into a deadly game of cat and mouse throughout Europe and the Middle East, with a rising terrorist figurehead preparing for a massive attack against the US and her allies.

The Blacklist (2013)
Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In the last two decades, he's made a list of criminals and terrorists that matter the most but the FBI cannot find because it does not know they exist. Reddington calls this "The Blacklist". Reddington will co-operate, but insists that he will speak only to Elizabeth Keen, a rookie FBI profiler.

Babylon Berlin (2017)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryGermany
Duration01:11

Colognian commissioner Gereon Rath moves to Berlin, the epicenter of political and social changes in the Golden Twenties.

Des (2020)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom

The story of one of the most infamous cases in UK criminal history, that of serial killer Dennis Nilsen. Told through the prism of three men, the series explores the personal and professional consequences of coming into contact with a man like Nilsen.

How to Get Away with Murder (2014)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

A sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller about a group of ambitious law students and their brilliant, mysterious criminal defense professor. They become entangled in a murder plot and will shake the entire university and change the course of their lives.

Chuck (2007)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genreaction, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Chuck is an American action-comedy/spy-drama television series created by Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak. The series is about an "average computer-whiz-next-door" named Chuck, played by Zachary Levi, who receives an encoded e-mail from an old college friend now working for the Central Intelligence Agency; the message embeds the only remaining copy of a software program containing the United States' greatest spy secrets into Chuck's brain.

Better Than Us (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryRussia
Duration02:01

Moscow in a not so distant future where human beings share their daily lives with robots. Georgy, a forensic who has a robot assistant, suddenly finds himself caught up in the first murder committed by a new kind of experimental humanoid.

Chernobyl (2019)
Markimdb: 9.4
Genredrama, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:56

The true story of one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history: the catastrophic nuclear accident at Chernobyl. A tale of the brave men and women who sacrificed to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.

Servant (2019)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA

A Philadelphia couple are in mourning after an unspeakable tragedy creates a rift in their marriage and opens the door for a mysterious force to enter their home.

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.

Black Mirror (2011)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration00:43

A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to stop and question it. In every home; on every desk; in every palm - a plasma screen; a monitor; a smartphone - a black mirror of our 21st Century existence.

Big Little Lies (2017)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

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.

Seventeen Moments of Spring (1973)
Markimdb: 8.9
Genredrama, adventure, detective, military, history
CountryRussia, Soviet Union
Duration13:48

A Soviet spy is tasked with disrupting the negotiations between Karl Wolff and Allen Dulles taking place in Switzerland, aimed at forging a separate peace between Germany and the Western Allies.

Waco (2018)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

The harrowing true story of the 1993 standoff between the FBI, ATF and the Branch Davidians, a spiritual sect led by David Koresh in Waco, TX that resulted in a deadly shootout and fire.

Luther (2010)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:00

A dark psychological crime drama starring Idris Elba as Luther, a man struggling with his own terrible demons, who might be as dangerous as the depraved murderers he hunts.




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