A police official is assassinated by a sniper through a glass window, this action and its sub sequential investigation introduces us a slew of interesting characters and gets the whole story rolling.
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2005   2000  
5 wins. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Raid (2003)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A hard-nosed hit man Raid returns to Finland and is unofficially asked to investigate the arson case involving his old flame Tarja.

Director: Tapio Piirainen
Stars: Kai Lehtinen, Oiva Lohtander, Mari Rantasila
Rööperi (2009)
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Professional criminals in Finland from 1966 to 1979.

Director: Aleksi Mäkelä
Stars: Samuli Edelmann, Peter Franzén, Kari Hietalahti
Action | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

On the trail of a woman, Vares finds himself caught up with underworld characters who are on the trail of hidden millions.

Director: Aleksi Mäkelä
Stars: Juha Veijonen, Laura Malmivaara, Jari Halonen
Jari Tervon Poliisin poika (TV Movie 1998)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Director: Tapio Piirainen
Stars: Kai Lehtinen, Ari-Kyösti Seppo, Alain Azerot
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

An escaped mental patient, two losers and a gay nurse go onto a roadtrip in order to find a secret gold treasure.

Director: Matti Grönberg
Stars: Heikki Hela, Heikki Silvennoinen, Timo Kahilainen
Pahat pojat (2003)
Action | Biography | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

The story bases on four Finnish brothers, nicknamed 'the Eura Daltons' who received nation-wide notoriety for tearing gas pumps apart when they needed cash. The cast is an impressive one: ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksi Mäkelä
Stars: Peter Franzén, Niko Saarela, Lauri Nurkse
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

When their bootlegging father ends up in jail, four twenty-something brothers need money to pay his debts to local crooks. Next, their 9-year-old half-sister is dumped on their doorstep by ... See full summary »

Director: Perttu Leppä
Stars: Mikko Leppilampi, Laura Birn, Amanda Pilke
Comedy | Musical | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The war between Luxembourg and Finland sets the outline to a set of comedic stories about a rally team, gay couple's fishing trip, two hoodlums' last school days in the spring and a haunted hotel among others.

Director: Matti Grönberg
Stars: Heikki Hela, Timo Kahilainen, Heikki Silvennoinen
Action | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

The tough Detective Vares, get hired by a friend accused of murdering a girl. His job is to find the real killer, but people aren't talking. Before he can get traction another homicide takes place- and things move toward a dire conclusion.

Director: Aleksi Mäkelä
Stars: Juha Veijonen, Hannu-Pekka Björkman, Jussi Lampi
Ganes (2007)
Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

In early days Remu Aaltonen was young musician and his band named Hurriganes were unknown. This story is all about the Finnish rock band and how they became famous.

Director: Jukka-Pekka Siili
Stars: Eero Milonoff, Jussi Nikkilä, Olavi Uusivirta
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

It is the summer of 1941. An eastern-Finnish machine gun company receives an order to turn in their surplus equipment. The company is transferred to the front lines. The next morning the ... See full summary »

Director: Edvin Laine
Stars: Kosti Klemelä, Heikki Savolainen, Reino Tolvanen
Häjyt (1999)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Häjyt tells a story of two friends who have a hard time finding their place in the society. Antti and Jussi are released from jail. While they were doing time for bank robbery, the third ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksi Mäkelä
Stars: Samuli Edelmann, Juha Veijonen, Teemu Lehtilä
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Kai Lehtinen ...
 Raid (12 episodes, 2000)
Oiva Lohtander ...
 komisario Eero Jansson (12 episodes, 2000)
Pekka Huotari ...
Kirsti Väänänen ...
 vanhempi konstaapeli Sanna Susisaari (12 episodes, 2000)
Mari Rantasila ...
 nakkikioskin myyjä Tarja Piirainen (12 episodes, 2000)
Juha Muje ...
 Pornokauppias Sundman (12 episodes, 2000)
Tuula Nyman ...
 apulaispoliisimestari Ritva Hakala (12 episodes, 2000)
Esko Salminen ...
 Uki Kukkamaa (12 episodes, 2000)
Ossi Ahlapuro ...
 Ylikomissario Tuomela (12 episodes, 2000)
Mira Kivilä ...
 sisäministeriön tutkija Arja Wessmark (12 episodes, 2000)
Tapio Liinoja ...
 Hammar (12 episodes, 2000)
Risto Aaltonen ...
 Liikemies Hallvik (12 episodes, 2000)
Miitta Sorvali ...
 komisario Janssonin vaimo Eeva (9 episodes, 2000)
Anna Pitkämäki ...
 pornokaupan myyjätär Pirjo (8 episodes, 2000)
Minna Koskela ...
 sairaanhoitaja Heidi Wathen (7 episodes, 2000)
Kari Sorvali ...
 Asekauppias Takamäki (7 episodes, 2000)
Rea Mauranen ...
 Raili Kukkamaa, Ukin vaimo (7 episodes, 2000)
Heikki Määttänen ...
 Suvela, poliisin vasikka (6 episodes, 2000)
Ilkka Merivaara ...
 toimittaja Pekka Seppälä (6 episodes, 2000)
Kylli Köngäs ...
 Huuskon tyttöystävä, Seija Silverberg (5 episodes, 2000)
Markku Maalismaa ...
 Rekkakuski Ratsumies (5 episodes, 2000)
Matti Onnismaa ...
 Pärnänen (5 episodes, 2000)
Timo Eränkö ...
 valtion virkamies Tittonen / ... (5 episodes, 2000)
Risto Salmi ...
 Perse-Arska (5 episodes, 2000)
Olli Ikonen ...
 Sisäministeri Noronen (5 episodes, 2000)
Edit

Storyline

A police official is assassinated by a sniper through a glass window, this action and its sub sequential investigation introduces us a slew of interesting characters and gets the whole story rolling.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

6 February 2005 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(12 parts) | (video) | (DVD)

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Every episode had over million viewers, which means approximately 20% of Finland's population. In USA 20% of population would mean over 60 million people. (American Idol for instance has had, at it's best, approximately 36 million viewers.) See more »

Connections

Referenced in Paha parempi Raid (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Vain rakkaus
Music by Pekka Marjanen
Lyrics by Tapio Piirainen
Performed by Mari Rantasila
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
death, stocks and funny lines
25 October 2001 | by (finland helsinki) – See all my reviews

Raid is a Finish masterpiece of crime movies and series. death and backstabbing has never been this funny. Lohdanter makes his jobs best part as tubby detective Jansson and Kai Lehtinen as stoned face hitman RAID.


12 of 18 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?