Best crime drama series

by vejune79 | created - 08 Feb 2019 | updated - 1 week ago | Public

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1. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)

TV-MA | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family's future.

Stars: Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn, Betsy Brandt

Votes: 1,357,338

2. The Alienist (2018–2020)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Mystery

Newspaper illustrator John Moore meets with criminal psychologist (alienist) Dr. Laszlo Kreizler to investigate a serial killer in New York during the late 19th century.

Stars: Daniel Brühl, Dakota Fanning, Luke Evans, Brian Geraghty

Votes: 33,804

3. Bodyguard (2018– )

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

A contemporary thriller featuring the Royalty and Specialist Protection Branch of London's Metropolitan Police Service.

Stars: Richard Madden, Sophie Rundle, Vincent Franklin, Ash Tandon

Votes: 83,664

4. Sharp Objects (2018)

TV-MA | 421 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A reporter confronts the psychological demons from her past when she returns to her hometown to cover a violent murder.

Stars: Amy Adams, Patricia Clarkson, Chris Messina, Eliza Scanlen

Votes: 60,778

5. The Night Of (2016)

TV-MA | 525 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

After a night of partying with a woman he picked up, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and is charged with her murder.

Stars: Riz Ahmed, John Turturro, Bill Camp, Amara Karan

Votes: 110,573

6. Big Little Lies (2017–2019)

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

The apparently perfect lives of upper-class mothers, at a prestigious elementary school, unravel to the point of murder when a single-mother moves to their quaint Californian beach town.

Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Zoë Kravitz

Votes: 139,818

7. Top of the Lake (2013–2017)

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

Obsessed with the disappearance of a 12-year-old pregnant girl near a freezing lake in New Zealand, a brave detective will find herself up against small-town secrets and a side of herself that was meticulously kept at bay.

Stars: Elisabeth Moss, David Wenham, Peter Mullan, Thomas M. Wright

Votes: 31,133

8. Fargo (2014– )

TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Various chronicles of deception, intrigue and murder in and around frozen Minnesota. Yet all of these tales mysteriously lead back one way or another to Fargo, North Dakota.

Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Allison Tolman, Colin Hanks

Votes: 302,283

9. True Detective (2014– )

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Seasonal anthology series in which police investigations unearth the personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within and outside the law.

Stars: Vince Vaughn, Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams, Taylor Kitsch

Votes: 476,694

10. Hannibal (2013–2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

Explores the early relationship between the renowned psychiatrist and his patient, a young FBI criminal profiler, who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers.

Stars: Hugh Dancy, Mads Mikkelsen, Caroline Dhavernas, Laurence Fishburne

Votes: 214,998

11. American Crime Story (2016– )

TV-MA | 42 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

An anthology series centered around America's most notorious crimes and criminals.

Stars: Sarah Paulson, Annaleigh Ashford, Sterling K. Brown, Kenneth Choi

Votes: 75,428

12. Better Call Saul (2015– )

TV-MA | 46 min | Crime, Drama

The trials and tribulations of criminal lawyer Jimmy McGill in the time before he established his strip-mall law office in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Stars: Bob Odenkirk, Rhea Seehorn, Jonathan Banks, Patrick Fabian

Votes: 293,740

13. Caught (2018– )

44 min | Drama

David Slaney escapes from prison tries to hook up with his partner for one more drug deal and while being hunted by police. Based on the novel by Lisa Moore.

Stars: Allan Hawco, Paul Gross, Eric Johnson, Tori Anderson

Votes: 452

14. Manhunt (II) (2017– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama

An in-depth look at how an FBI profiler helped track down the terrorist Ted Kaczynski, the Unabomber.

Stars: Gethin Anthony, Arliss Howard, Kelly Jenrette, Cameron Britton

Votes: 45,627

15. Mindhunter (2017– )

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

Set in the late 1970s, two FBI agents are tasked with interviewing serial killers to solve open cases.

Stars: Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany, Anna Torv, Hannah Gross

Votes: 189,760

16. Absentia (2017– )

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

After being declared dead in absentia, an FBI agent must reclaim her family, identity and innocence when she finds herself the prime suspect in a string of murders.

Stars: Stana Katic, Patrick Heusinger, Neil Jackson, Cara Theobold

Votes: 9,686

17. The Bronze Garden (2016– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

A new story created by the bestseller author Gustavo Malajovich inspired the first season of the series, along with Marcos Osorio Vidal.

Stars: Joaquín Furriel, Norma Aleandro, Daniel Fanego, Luis Luque

Votes: 986

18. Umbre (2014– )

Not Rated | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Relu is a family man. He has two children, a wife, and a double life. Seen through the eyes of his family, Relu Oncescu appears to be an ordinary taxi driver. No one suspects that Relu ... See full summary »

Stars: Serban Pavlu, Maria Obretin, Andreea Vasile, Madalina Craiu

Votes: 8,034

19. Mosaic (2018)

TV-MA | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A whodunit based on the murder of popular children's book author and illustrator Olivia Lake.

Stars: Jennifer Ferrin, Frederick Weller, Paul Reubens, Sharon Stone

Votes: 2,711

20. Seven Seconds (2018)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama

Tensions run high between African American citizens and Caucasian cops in Jersey City when a teenage African American boy is critically injured by a cop.

Stars: Clare-Hope Ashitey, Michael Mosley, David Lyons, Russell Hornsby

Votes: 12,077

21. Perfume (2018– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Drama, Thriller

When a singer is found murdered, with her scent glands excised from her body, detectives probe a group of friends who attended boarding school with her.

Stars: Friederike Becht, Natalia Belitski, Oskar Belton, Leon Lukas Blaschke

Votes: 6,360

22. Weeds (2005–2012)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

When a suburban mother turns to dealing marijuana in order to maintain her privileged lifestyle after her husband dies, she finds out just how addicted her entire neighborhood already is.

Stars: Mary-Louise Parker, Hunter Parrish, Alexander Gould, Kevin Nealon

Votes: 100,435

23. Riverdale (2017– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

While navigating the troubled waters of romance, school and family, Archie and his gang become entangled in dark Riverdale mysteries.

Stars: K.J. Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Cole Sprouse

Votes: 107,156

24. The Chi (2018– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama

From Emmy® winner Lena Waithe, The Chi is a timely coming-of-age drama series centered on a group of residents who become linked by coincidence but bonded by the need for connection and redemption.

Stars: Jason Mitchell, Jacob Latimore, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine, Alex R. Hibbert

Votes: 3,533

25. Snowfall (2017– )

TV-MA | 44 min | Crime, Drama

A look at the early days of the crack cocaine epidemic in Los Angeles during the beginning of the 1980s.

Stars: Damson Idris, Carter Hudson, Isaiah John, Amin Joseph

Votes: 8,995

26. Killing Eve (2018– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

After a series of events, the lives of a security operative and an assassin become inextricably linked.

Stars: Jodie Comer, Sandra Oh, Fiona Shaw, Kim Bodnia

Votes: 71,932

27. Safe (2018)

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

After his teenage daughter goes missing, a widowed surgeon begins uncovering dark secrets of the people closest to him.

Stars: Michael C. Hall, Amy James-Kelly, Amanda Abbington, Freddie Thorp

Votes: 27,867

28. Condor (2018– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

Based on the novel "Six Days of the Condor" by James Grady and screenplay "Three Days of the Condor" by Lorenzo Semple Jr. and David Rayfiel, CONDOR follows CIA analyst Joe Turner who ... See full summary »

Stars: Max Irons, Kristen Hager, Bob Balaban, Gage Graham-Arbuthnot

Votes: 7,865

29. Luther (2010– )

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: 115,007

30. Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan (2018– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

An up-and-coming CIA analyst, Jack Ryan, is thrust into a dangerous field assignment as he uncovers a pattern in terrorist communication that launches him into the center of a dangerous gambit.

Stars: John Krasinski, Wendell Pierce, John Hoogenakker, Abbie Cornish

Votes: 80,083

31. The Little Drummer Girl (2018)

55 min | Drama, Thriller

A Palestinian assassin is targeting prominent Israelis. An English actress is recruited by the Israelis to infiltrate the assassin's terrorist cell. This will require all of her acting talents and put her at considerable risk.

Stars: Daniel Litman, Florence Pugh, Michael Shannon, Alexander Skarsgård

Votes: 8,311

32. Dogs of Berlin (2018– )

TV-MA | 542 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A politically sensitive murder forces two disparate detectives into a battle with the Berlin underworld and a confrontation with their own corruption.

Stars: Felix Kramer, Fahri Yardim, Samy Abdel Fattah, Mohamed Issa

Votes: 8,871

33. Ripper Street (2012–2016)

TV-MA | 59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The streets of Whitechapel are the haunt of Detective Inspector Edmund Reid and his team of officers, who aim to maintain law and order in a place once terrorized by Jack the Ripper.

Stars: Matthew Macfadyen, Adam Rothenberg, MyAnna Buring, Jerome Flynn

Votes: 18,587

34. Dirty John (2018– )

TV-14 | 50 min | Crime, Drama

Anthology series in which each season is based on a true crime story featuring an epic tale of love gone wrong.

Stars: Connie Britton, Eric Bana, Julia Garner, Cameron Crovetti

Votes: 11,666

35. Ozark (2017– )

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

A financial advisor drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder money to appease a drug boss.

Stars: Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Sofia Hublitz, Skylar Gaertner

Votes: 154,632

36. McMafia (2018– )

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

Alex Godman, the English-raised son of Russian mafia exiles, has spent his life trying to escape the shadow of their past, building his own legitimate business and forging a life with his ... See full summary »

Stars: James Norton, Merab Ninidze, Kirill Pirogov, Igor Pokrajac

Votes: 11,797

37. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, History

An Atlantic City politician plays both sides of the law by conspiring with gangsters during the Prohibition era.

Stars: Steve Buscemi, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon, Shea Whigham

Votes: 166,884

38. The Good Fight (2017– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama

When Diane Lockhart's life savings are lost, she must start from scratch at a new firm.

Stars: Christine Baranski, Cush Jumbo, Delroy Lindo, Sarah Steele

Votes: 18,006

39. 4 Blocks (2017– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama

Based in Neukölln, Berlin Toni manages the daily business of dealing with the Arabic gangs and ends up wanting to leave his old life behind for his family, but as expected, it's never that simple.

Stars: Kida Khodr Ramadan, Almila Bagriacik, Veysel Gelin, Maryam Zaree

Votes: 5,063

40. Twin Peaks (1990–1991)

TV-MA | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks.

Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Votes: 166,220

41. Bordertown (2016–2020)

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

Quirky police detective, in Finland, delves into his mind palace to solve despicable crimes all the while trying to keep his family together. If Sherlock was based in Finland this would be it.

Stars: Ville Virtanen, Matleena Kuusniemi, Anu Sinisalo, Lenita Susi

Votes: 5,709

42. Mr. Mercedes (2017– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Tells the story of a psychopathic killer who drives a stolen Mercedes into a crowd and a recently retired detective who tries to bring him down.

Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Holland Taylor, Jharrel Jerome, Breeda Wool

Votes: 14,496

43. Tin Star (2017– )

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

Ex undercover UK cop turned police chief of a small town in the Canadian Rockies does what he must to defend his family from those in power whether it's the oilmen, the preachers or the gangsters.

Stars: Tim Roth, Genevieve O'Reilly, Abigail Lawrie, Christina Hendricks

Votes: 10,448

44. Suburra: Blood on Rome (2017–2019)

TV-MA | 50 min | Action, Crime

In 2008, a fight over land in a seaside town near Rome spirals into a deadly battle between organized crime, corrupt politicians and the Vatican.

Stars: Alessandro Borghi, Giacomo Ferrara, Eduardo Valdarnini, Francesco Acquaroli

Votes: 8,757

45. Babylon Berlin (2017– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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

Stars: Volker Bruch, Liv Lisa Fries, Leonie Benesch, Christian Friedel

Votes: 15,765

46. Happy! (2017–2019)

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime