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Best of Nordic Noir/Euro TV Crime Series
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Series about criminals and the cops that catch them.


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TV Show: The Killing ( 2011 )
The Killing follows Seattle homicide detectives Stephen Holder and Sarah Linden and their work as detectives investigating murders. Sarah Linden takes cases very seriously and has issues keeping her work and family separate, as she pairs up with recovering addict Stephen Holder to solve dark murders.
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TV Show: Forbrydelsen ( 2007 )
An intense crime drama which is set in Copenhagen and revolves around Detective Inspector Sarah Lund. Each series follows a murder case day-by-day. Each episode covers twenty-four hours of the investigation. The series is noted for its plot twists, season-long storylines, dark tone and for giving equal emphasis to the stories of the murdered victim's family and the effect in political circles alongside the police investigation.
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TV Show: The Fall ( 2013 )
This gripping psychological thriller forensically examines the lives of two hunters; one a serial killer that stalks his victims at random, and the other a high-powered detective superintendent brought in to catch him.
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TV Show: La trêve ( 2016 )
The body of 19 year old footballer from Heiderfeld Football Club is pulled out of the river Semois, a short distance from Heiderfeld, a small town of a few thousand inhabitants in the Belgian Ardennes. The investigation is led by Inspector Yoann Peeters, who has recently moved there after a domestic tragedy, accompanied by Sebastian Drummer, an idealistic and inexperienced young police officer. Peeters will find himself confronted with a real conundrum, where one person's guilt does not mean that others are not responsible.
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TV Show: The Lava Field ( 2014 )
When Reykjavik crime detective Helgi Marvin Runarsson is called in to investigate a suicide case on Snaefellsnes Peninsula, the case turns out to be far from simple. Pulled into a sinister trail of evidence, Helgi's own deeply hidden secrets are unearthed. Will Helgi turn a blind eye to murder in order to save the life of his daughter?
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TV Show: Dublin Murders ( 2019 )
Set during the height of the Celtic Tiger financial boom of the millennium, Dublin Murders is focused on two murder investigations led by ambitious and charismatic Detectives Rob Reilly and Cassie Maddox. The victims - a young talented ballerina who is found dead on an ancient stone altar; and a vivacious free-spirited woman, who is found stabbed in a roofless famine cottage - are seemingly unrelated, but as we will discover, are actually knitted together by powerful shared themes - the macabre ‘red in tooth and claw' elements of both stories, and their heart-thumping psychological thriller qualities.
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TV Show: Sherlock ( 2010 )
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson's adventures in 21st Century London. A thrilling, funny, fast-paced contemporary reimagining of the Arthur Conan Doyle classic.
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TV Show: Happy Valley ( 2014 )
When a kidnap spirals out of control, Yorkshire police sergeant Catherine Cawood comes face to face with the man who destroyed her family.
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TV Show: Endeavour ( 2013 )
The early days of a young Endeavour Morse, whose experiences as a detective constable with the Oxford City Police will ultimately shape his future.
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TV Show: Whitechapel ( 2009 )
Set against the contrasting facades of Whitechapel, London, a series of bloody, tragic and impossible crimes are carried out.A fast-tracked inspector, a hardened detective sergeant, and an expert in historical homicides investigate modern crimes with connections to the past in the Whitechapel district of London.
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TV Show: Luther ( 2010 )
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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TV Show: Line of Duty ( 2012 )
A drama about the investigations of AC-12, a controversial Police Anti-Corruption Unit.
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TV Show: Hinterland ( 2013 )
DCI Tom Mathias comes to Aberystwyth having abandoned his life in London. He's a brilliant but troubled man. Despite his faults he is an excellent detective, who knows that the key to solving the crime lies not in where you look for truth, but how you look. From the windswept sand dunes of the coastline to the badlands of the hinterland, Y Gwyll is a series of stories that are original and local, yet timeless and universal.
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TV Show: Shetland ( 2013 )
A murder mystery set against the stunning Scottish backdrop of the Shetland Isles.
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TV Show: Beck ( 1997 )
Beck follows the Swedish police officer Martin Beck and his partner Gunvald Larson investigating various crimes.
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TV Show: Scott and Bailey ( 2011 )
Scott and Bailey is a crime drama series which follows the personal and professional lives of two female detectives working for the Manchester Metropolitan Police.
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TV Show: Vera ( 2011 )
Set around Newcastle and the stunning Northumberland countryside, Vera features complex and intriguing cases, atmospherically-shot landscapes and captivating performances, led by Brenda Blethyn who plays the unorthodox but brilliant DCI Vera Stanhope.
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TV Show: The Tunnel ( 2013 )
Based on the Swedish series Bron, The Tunnel follows binational pair of French and English detectives Elise Wassermann and Karl Roebuck, solving the crimes committed at the France/UK border, in the Channel Tunnel.
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TV Show: Wallander ( 2006 )
Wallander follows a troubled detective who lives and works in Ystad, near the southern tip of Sweden.
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TV Show: Prime Suspect ( 1991 )
This tense, uncompromising drama starring the Oscar®-winning actress Helen Mirren and from the distinguished dramatist and novelist Lynda La Plante, has been critically acclaimed on both sides of the Atlantic and has won a total of 14 international awards including BAFTAs for 'Drama Serial' and 'TV Actress'.
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TV Show: Unforgotten ( 2015 )
Unforgotten focuses on a ‘cold' murder case of 39 years ago, when the bones of a young man are found beneath the footings of a demolished house. An investigation begins that will unravel the lives of four people who have been waiting for this moment for nearly forty years, as they discover that the past can't, and won't, stay buried for ever.
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TV Show: Den som dræber ( 2011 )
Den Som Draeber follows a specialist police unit responsible for capturing Copenhagen's most dangerous killers. Inspector Katrine Jensen, criminal psychologist Thomas Schaeffer and chief Magnus Bisgaard lead the high pressure pursuits despite personal and professional peril. An intense, unsettling police procedural that explores the psychopathy of violent offenders.
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TV Show: Professor T. ( 2015 )
The eccentric professor Jasper Teerlinck is advisor to the police. A successful cooperation, although he drives his fellow man crazy.
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TV Show: Thorne ( 2010 )
Thorne, a television drama series which debuted on Sky1 in the UK on 10 October 2010, is based on crime writer Mark Billingham's novels. The series stars David Morrissey in the title role of Detective Inspector Tom Thorne, and includes Aidan Gillen, Eddie Marsan, and Natascha McElhone as supporting cast members.
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Movie: Thorne: Sleepyhead ( 2010 )
Thorne Sleepyhead: follows DI Tom Thornes investigation into a mysterious serial killer. His first three victims ended up dead. His fourth was not so fortunate. Alison Willetts is unlucky to be alive. She has survived a stroke, deliberately induced by manipulation of pressure points on the head and neck. She can see, hear and feel, she is aware of everything going on around her, but she is unable to move or communicate. In leaving Alison alive, the police believe the killer's made his first mistake.
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TV Show: Marcella ( 2016 )
Set in contemporary London with a British Metropolitan Police Officer at its heart, Marcella is Scandinavian noir on the streets of Britain. Told with Rosenfeldt's unflinchingly clear Nordic style, full of hooks and action, The series will lead the audience through a narrative maze until the final moments of the drama. Marcella will also delve into the psychology of a single female detective working solo on a serial murder case with many potential suspects and victims.Returning to the Met's Murder Squad after a 12-year career break, Marcella Backland is a detective in her late 30's who gave up her fast-tracked role to marry and devote her life to starting a family. With the abrupt end to her marriage to the love of her life Jason and isolated from her daughter at boarding school, Marcella returns to work whilst attempting to make sense of what's happened in her life.
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TV Show: Ófærð ( 2015 )
In Siglufjörður, a remote village in the Northeastern Region of Iceland, a mutilated corpse is found near the local port, just after the arrival of an international ferry. Andri, the town's chief of police, starts the investigation about the very unusual crime, while a blizzard soon gets everyone trapped in the area.
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Movie: Department Q: The Absent One ( 2014 )
The murder of young twins initially implicates a group of upper class students as the killers, though the case takes a turn or two from its starting point.
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Movie: Department Q: A Conspiracy of Faith ( 2016 )
Two intertwined cases linking the past with the present will require the aid of Department Q to catch an elusive serial killer, while time is running out.
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Movie: Department Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes ( 2013 )
Police inspector Carl Mørck is put in charge of a department of cold cases, joined only by his assistant, Assad. They dig into a case about a disappeared woman.
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TV Show: Case ( 2015 )
A spin-off from legal series Réttur (The Court), Case opens with the apparent suicide of a promising young ballerina, and follows the battle between her biological parents and her foster parents to uncover the truth behind her death - with everything seen through the eyes of the lawyers involved.
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TV Show: Wisting ( 2019 )
Wisting, based on Jørn Lier Horst's books The Hunting Dogs and The Caveman, sees Detective William Wisting attempt to solve a series of senseless and vicious murders in a small coastal town. However, the detective must also deal with issues in his own family as well as the deadly killer.
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TV Show: Dark Heart ( 2018 )
Whilst devoting his life to his work, Will Wagstaffe, also known as Staffe to his colleagues, battles personal demons. He's haunted by the unresolved murder of his parents, which affects both his private and professional life including his on-off romance with sometimes girlfriend, Sylvie. His closest relationship is with his sister Juliette, and young nephew Harry, who stays with him when Juliette has troubles with her boyfriend.With no parents and no significant partner of his own, Juliette and Harry mean everything to Staffe. Determined and tenacious, Wagstaffe is an exceptionally good police officer, in spite of the fact he's been known for pushing the boundaries of what's considered acceptable policing.
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TV Show: Killing Eve ( 2018 )
Based on the novellas by Luke Jennings, Killing Eve centers on two women; Eve is a bored, whip-smart, pay-grade security services operative whose desk-bound job doesn't fulfill her fantasies of being a spy. Villanelle is an elegant, talented killer who clings to the luxuries her violent job affords her. Killing Eve topples the typical spy-action thriller as these two fiercely intelligent women, equally obsessed with each other, go head to head in an epic game of cat and mouse.
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TV Show: Broadchurch ( 2013 )
David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Andrew Buchan and Jodie Whittaker, star in Broadchurch – a brand new powerful, thought provoking drama series by Kudos Film and Television for ITV.The sadness of losing a child consumes the family, Beth and Mark Latimer their daughter 15-year-old Chloe and Beth's mum Liz as they attempt to cope with their grief, everyday normal life and the abruptness of the unwarranted attention heaped upon them. Devastated by their loss, it's the most stressful and emotional time in their lives as they struggle to relate to their friends, neighbours, the church, the press, and the police.
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TV Show: The Shadow Line ( 2011 )
Series about a murder investigated by both sides of the line, cops and criminals, and the opposing methods they use to solve it.
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TV Show: Craith ( 2018 )
The series tells the story of detective DI Cadi John who returns to north Wales to care for her ailing father. However, when the body of a young woman is found in a local river, Cadi's world - and the world around her - is changed forever.
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TV Show: DNA ( 2019 )
Five years after his daughters disappearance Danish police officer Rolf discovers a fatal flaw in the DNA database and might finally be able to find his daughter.
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