The Unit (2006–2009)

TV Series  -   -  Action | Drama | Thriller
8.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.1/10 from 14,715 users  
Reviews: 132 user | 13 critic

Hour long show which looks at the life of American super-secret operators.

Creator:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 38 titles
created 14 Jul 2011
 
a list of 36 titles
created 14 May 2012
 
a list of 38 titles
created 24 Jul 2012
 
a list of 37 titles
created 02 Sep 2012
 
a list of 48 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Unit" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Unit (2006–2009)

The Unit (2006–2009) on IMDb 8.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Unit.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



4   3   2   1  
Unknown   2009   2008   2007   2006  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Over There (TV Series 2005)
Action | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A dramatized take on war in Iraq.

Stars: Josh Henderson, Luke Macfarlane, Erik Palladino
Strike Back (TV Series 2010)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

The actions of 'Section 20', a secretive unit of British military intelligence. A team of special operations personnel conduct several high risk missions throughout the globe.

Stars: Philip Winchester, Sullivan Stapleton, Michelle Lukes
Last Resort (2012–2013)
Action | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A US sub picks up Navy SEALs and receives an order for a nuke launch. Due to the circumstances of the order, the Captain refuses to fire. After escaping an attack from another US sub, the crew and SEALs take refuge on a small island.

Stars: Andre Braugher, Scott Speedman, Daisy Betts
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Line in the Sand is the story of two US Marines lost in the wastelands of Iraq fighting insurgency, the environment, their own ideologies, and eventually each other, to survive.

Director: Rob Botts
Stars: Gary Weeks, Rob Botts, Paul J. Alessi
Ultimate Force (2002–2006)
Action | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

This action adventure series follows the exploits of Sergeant Henno Garvie and his colleagues who make up Red Troop, a crack SAS team. Stopping the release of a lethal anthrax mutation, ... See full summary »

Stars: Ross Kemp, Miles Anderson, Jamie Draven
The Unit (TV Series 2014)
Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

10 celebrities are drafted in order to found an army band and entertain IDF soldiers.

Stars: Ilanit Levy, Meir Suissa, Ofer Domingez
The Unit (TV Series 2011)
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Stars: Marte Christensen, Yasmine Garbi, Nils Jørgen Kaalstad
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Jonas Blane (69 episodes, 2006-2009)
...
 Molly Blane / ... (69 episodes, 2006-2009)
...
 Kim Brown (69 episodes, 2006-2009)
...
 Colonel Tom Ryan (69 episodes, 2006-2009)
...
 Mack Gerhardt (69 episodes, 2006-2009)
...
 Tiffy Gerhardt (69 episodes, 2006-2009)
...
 Charles Grey (69 episodes, 2006-2009)
...
 Bob Brown (69 episodes, 2006-2009)
...
 Hector Williams (45 episodes, 2006-2009)
Edit

Storyline

Hour long show which looks at the life of American super-secret operators.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Secret missions. Secret lives. See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller | War

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Az egység  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The term BOHICA means Bend Over, Here It Comes Again See more »

Connections

Referenced in Séries express: Episode #2.25 (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

The Freedom to Be
Written by Kit Hain
Performed by Akire (as Erika)
Courtesy of Wild Pink Music (ASCAP)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
just another day at the office
12 April 2007 | by (Lexington, Kentucky) – See all my reviews

As of this writing, the best show on television that no one talks about. Is it easier to overlook military-themed shows, being as their viewership is made up of middle America? But The Unit is neither a gussied-up procedural (NCIS) nor a rousing commercial (Jag), and it betrays almost no political agenda. It keeps to these guys, their job, and their families, all facing challenges that are alternately far beyond and extremely similar to those of our own. Like most Mamet, it is characterized not so much by distinctive characters as it filled with plain ol' drama. The show is as clipped, professional, and dutiful as its characters— no 'special-episodes', no sweeps- month stunts.

In a refreshing change of pace from other current (and more-heralded) shows, it's not serialized; every episode does stand alone, though the show also rewards faithful viewership. I love me some 'Lost', but there's plenty to slog through while waiting for the good stuff. The Unit gives no such quarter; it may not enrapture or surprise, but you can count on it to do its job.


71 of 86 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Does anyone else find it absurd videosoul
Love the program but just found out it was ripped off from the Brits fozzyvmccanada
Ryan's wedding reception shoot-out? gordov2
Too many errors... halmcginnis
Horrible character. ksjazzguitar
How About That?. Echo-99
Discuss The Unit (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page