Crime Television

by mohammed-n-khan | created - 26 Jul 2013 | updated - 25 May 2014 | Public

All series and tele movies with especial reference to crime, thrillers or the twisted

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1. Banacek (1972–1974)

TV-PG | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The adventures of proud Polish-American freelance insurance investigator Thomas Banacek.

Stars: George Peppard, Ralph Manza, Murray Matheson, Christine Belford

Votes: 1,320

George Peppard plays insurance investigator, who is called when no one else can solve the case. Plenty of sexy lady costars and very good stories.

2. Ellery Queen (1975–1976)

TV-PG | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Family

The son of a police detective solves baffling crimes.

Stars: Jim Hutton, David Wayne, Tom Reese, John Hillerman

Votes: 1,143

Tim Hutton is good as Ellery Queen and the crimes are so clever and this series is a bit different in that Ellery talks to the audience to see if they have got the baddie.

3. Spiral (2005–2020)

TV-PG | 52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Follows criminal investigations in Paris from all the different points of view of those involved.

Stars: Caroline Proust, Audrey Fleurot, Thierry Godard, Philippe Duclos

Votes: 5,248

4. Harper's Island (2009)

TV-14 | 40 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

Harper's Island was once the scene of a gruesome series of murders. Now, seven years later, family and friends gather on the island for a wedding, but one by one they begin to die.

Stars: Elaine Cassidy, Christopher Gorham, Matt Barr, Gina Holden

Votes: 25,344

5. Luther (2010–2019)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

DCI John Luther is a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can't always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions.

Stars: Idris Elba, Dermot Crowley, Michael Smiley, Warren Brown

Votes: 121,593

6. Inspector George Gently (2007–2017)

TV-MA | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

With the help of DS John Bacchus, Inspector George Gently spends his days bringing to justice members of the criminal underworld who are unfortunate enough to have the intrepid investigator assigned to their cases.

Stars: Martin Shaw, Lee Ingleby, Simon Hubbard, Lisa McGrillis

Votes: 5,937

7. Zen (2011)

270 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Detective Aurelio Zen brings justice to modern-day Italy.

Stars: Rufus Sewell, Caterina Murino, Nathalie Rapti Gomez, Stanley Townsend

Votes: 3,105

8. Falcón (2012–2013)

Crime, Drama

Falcón is a brilliant detective whose personal and professional life is compromised by dark secrets from the past.

Stars: Carla Sánchez, Hayley Atwell, Rick Bacon, Santiago Cabrera

Votes: 715

9. New Tricks (2003–2015)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Three retired police officers are drafted in to solve cold cases, with a touch of comedy and drama

Stars: Dennis Waterman, Amanda Redman, Alun Armstrong, James Bolam

Votes: 5,226

10. Longmire (2012–2017)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Walt Longmire is the dedicated and unflappable sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyoming. Widowed only a year, he is a man in psychic repair but buries his pain behind his brave face, unassuming grin and dry wit.

Stars: Robert Taylor, Katee Sackhoff, Lou Diamond Phillips, Cassidy Freeman

Votes: 29,363

11. Vegas (2012–2013)

44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Ralph Lamb, a former MP for the US Army, becomes sheriff. His brother, Jack, and his son, Dixon, are deputized. Meanwhile, Vincent Savino comes from Chicago to Vegas to run The Savoy hotel and casino.

Stars: Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss, Taylor Handley

Votes: 7,139

12. Suits (2011–2019)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Drama

On the run from a drug deal gone bad, brilliant college dropout Mike Ross, finds himself working with Harvey Specter, one of New York City's best lawyers.

Stars: Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams, Meghan Markle, Sarah Rafferty

Votes: 364,360

13. The Mentalist (2008–2015)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A famous "psychic" outs himself as a fake, and starts working as a consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation so he can find "Red John", the madman who killed his wife and daughter.

Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 165,802

14. Psych (2006–2014)

TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

A novice sleuth is hired by the Police after he cons them into thinking he has psychic powers which help solve crimes. With the assistance of his reluctant best friend, the duo take on a series of complicated cases.

Stars: James Roday Rodriguez, Dulé Hill, Timothy Omundson, Corbin Bernsen

Votes: 85,459

15. Burn Notice (2007–2013)

TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A spy recently disavowed by the U.S. government uses his special ops training to help others in trouble.

Stars: Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar, Bruce Campbell, Sharon Gless

Votes: 68,175

16. Lie to Me (2009–2011)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

About Cal Lightman, the world's leading deception expert who studies facial expressions and involuntary body language to expose the truth behind the lies.

Stars: Tim Roth, Kelli Williams, Brendan Hines, Monica Raymund

Votes: 111,156

17. The Rockford Files (1974–1980)

TV-PG | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The cases of an easy-going ex-convict turned private investigator.

Stars: James Garner, Noah Beery Jr., Joe Santos, Luis Delgado

Votes: 6,970

18. Cannon (1971–1976)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Frank Cannon is an overweight, balding ex-cop with a deep voice and expensive tastes in culinary pleasures; he becomes a high-priced private investigator.

Stars: William Conrad, Patrick Culliton, Tom Pittman, Charles Bateman

Votes: 2,674

19. Barnaby Jones (1973–1980)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The exploits of milk-swilling, geriatric private eye Barnaby Jones.

Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Lee Meriwether, Mark Shera, John Carter

Votes: 2,174

20. Hardcastle and McCormick (1983–1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A retired judge and his last defendant follow up on cases that were dismissed due to technicalities.

Stars: Brian Keith, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Joe Santos, John Hancock

Votes: 2,385

21. Simon & Simon (1981–1989)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Two brothers of disparate tastes and manners run a private detective agency.

Stars: Jameson Parker, Gerald McRaney, Mary Carver, Tim Reid

Votes: 4,573

22. Riptide (1984–1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

The cases of a private investigations agency run by three Vietnam War veterans, armed with toughness, their own helicopter, and the third's technical ability.

Stars: Perry King, Joe Penny, Thom Bray, Jack Ging

Votes: 2,353

23. Inspector Montalbano (1999– )

TV-14 | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Detective Montalbano solves crimes in Sicily.

Stars: Luca Zingaretti, Peppino Mazzotta, Angelo Russo, Cesare Bocci

Votes: 3,003

24. Beck (1997– )

90 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Commissioner Martin Beck and his eccentric partner Gunvald Larsson investigate murders in Stockholm, center of criminality in Eastern Europe.

Stars: Peter Haber, Ingvar Hirdwall, Rebecka Hemse, Mikael Persbrandt

Votes: 4,227

25. Oskyldigt dömd (2008–2009)

Crime, Drama

Markus Haglund (Mikael Persbrandt) is a criminal law professor fond of liquors, promiscuous relationships and disobeying superiors. At Uppsala University near Stockholm, he establishes a ... See full summary »

Stars: Mikael Persbrandt, Helena Af Sandeberg, Sofia Ledarp, Francisco Sobrado

Votes: 475

26. Shetland (2013– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

DI Jimmy Perez and his team investigate crimes within the close knit island community of Shetland.

Stars: Douglas Henshall, Alison O'Donnell, Steven Robertson, Erin Armstrong

Votes: 11,199

27. Rake (2010–2018)

Not Rated | 60 min | Comedy, Drama

Criminal lawyer Cleaver Greene defends the indefensible - from bigamists to cannibals and everything in between. He is champion of the lost cause, both in the court room and in the bedroom.

Stars: Richard Roxburgh, Matt Day, Kate Box, Caroline Brazier

Votes: 6,426

28. Republic of Doyle (2010–2014)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Jake Doyle and his father Malachy run a private investigations agency in St. John's, Newfoundland. Their cases involve them in all sorts of dealings - not all of them on the right side of the law.

Stars: Allan Hawco, Krystin Pellerin, Mark O'Brien, Marthe Bernard

Votes: 3,299

29. Memphis Beat (2010–2011)

43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Memphis Beat centers on Dwight Hendricks, a quirky Memphis police detective with an intimate connection to the city, a passion for blues music and a close relationship with his mother.

Stars: Jason Lee, Sam Hennings, DJ Qualls, Celia Weston

Votes: 2,369

30. Jesse Stone: Stone Cold (2005 TV Movie)

R | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Jesse Stone (Selleck) is a New England police chief investigating a series of murders, in an adaptation of Robert B. Parker's novel.

Director: Robert Harmon | Stars: Tom Selleck, Jane Adams, Reg Rogers, Viola Davis

Votes: 5,819

31. A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2001–2002)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

Genius detective Nero Wolfe and his right-hand man: Archie Goodwin, solve seemingly impossible crimes, in 1950's New York.

Stars: Timothy Hutton, Maury Chaykin, Colin Fox, Bill Smitrovich

Votes: 1,553

32. Matlock (1986–1995)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Ben Matlock is a very expensive criminal defense attorney, who charges one hundred thousand dollars to take a case. Fortunately, he's worth every penny, as he and his associates defend his clients by finding the real killer.

Stars: Andy Griffith, Linda Purl, Kene Holiday, Nancy Stafford

Votes: 6,538

33. In the Heat of the Night (1988–1995)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The cases and adventures of the police forces in and around Sparta, Mississippi.

Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Alan Autry, David Hart, Hugh O'Connor

Votes: 3,828

34. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)

TV-14 | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The cases of eccentric, but sharp, Belgian detective Hercule Poirot.

Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Votes: 38,354

35. Franklin & Bash (2011–2014)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Lawyers and lifelong friends Jared Franklin and Peter Bash are recruited by a large firm's major partner after winning a high-profile case.

Stars: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Breckin Meyer, Reed Diamond, Malcolm McDowell

Votes: 13,175

36. The Suspicions of Mr Whicher (2011–2014)
Episode: The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: The Murder in Angel Lane (2013)

TV-14 | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

When Whicher offers to help a country lady find her niece, he's drawn into a disturbing case of murder which brings him up against wealthy and powerful figures and throws him into conflict with his former police colleagues.

Director: Christopher Menaul | Stars: Paddy Considine, Olivia Colman, James Wilson, Paul Longley

Votes: 1,061

37. Mystery!: Campion (1989–1990)

50 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

In 1930s England, a man from an aristocratic family takes up the pseudonym Albert Campion and, with the help of his ex-burglar manservant, solves mysteries.

Stars: Peter Davison, Brian Glover, Andrew Burt, Moray Watson

Votes: 699

38. The Last Detective (2003–2007)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

"Dangerous" Davies always gets the cases no one else wants, and no one notices when he eventually succeeds. But his old-fashioned decency and dogged determination have won him legions of loyal fans.

Stars: Peter Davison, Sean Hughes, Rob Spendlove, Charles De'Ath

Votes: 1,131

39. Sergeant Cork (1963–1968)

60 min | Crime

Victorian era, 'Who done it' with the venerable Sergeant Cork battling entrenched views in a bid to use a more scientific approach to solving cases.Trusty sidekick Bob does not always understand his methods but faithfully co-operates..

Stars: John Barrie, William Gaunt, Charles Morgan, Freddie Fowler

Votes: 46

40. Dirk Gently (2010–2012)

58 min | Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi

Holistic detective Gently relies on the universe to unravel mysteries based on the 'interconnectedness of all things'.

Stars: Stephen Mangan, Darren Boyd, Lisa Jackson, Jason Watkins

Votes: 2,874

41. Half Moon Investigations (2009)

28 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Half Moon Investigations is a children's crime/comedy drama television series created by the BBC and based upon the novel of the same name by the author Eoin Colfer. It concerns a schoolboy... See full summary »

Stars: Rory Elrick, Seb Charles, Olive Gray, Nicola Duffell

Votes: 49

42. The Baker Street Boys (1983– )

Comedy, Crime, Drama

The adventures of a gang of street urchins living in Victorian London, who assist the legendary detective Sherlock Holmes in solving crimes and find themselves tackling cases of their own.

Stars: Jay Simpson, Damion Napier, Adam Woodyatt, David Garlick

Votes: 20

43. The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1971–1973)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Adaptations of mystery stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's contemporary rivals in the genre.

Stars: Peter Barkworth, Peter Vaughan, Douglas Wilmer, Ronald Hines

Votes: 208

This series focuses on the detectives that existed around the era of Sherlock Holmes. They are all excellent especially Carnacki.

44. The Capone Investment (1974– )

30 min | Thriller

A brutal murder triggers an investigation revealing that $4m of legendary Chicago gangster, Al Capone's, ill-gotten gains may be located on 1970's England.

Stars: Glyn Owen, Peter Sallis, Isobel Black, John Thaw

Votes: 53

45. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979)

TV-14 | 290 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced out of semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet Agent within MI6's echelons.

Stars: Alec Guinness, Michael Jayston, Anthony Bate, George Sewell

Votes: 7,724

46. Smiley's People (1982)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery

The murder of a Soviet defector forces his old handler, British spymaster George Smiley, out of retirement. His investigation leads to an old nemesis, the Soviet spymaster known only as "Karla". This will be their final dance.

Stars: Alec Guinness, Eileen Atkins, Bill Paterson, Vladek Sheybal

Votes: 3,716

47. The Dain Curse (1978)