Raines (2007– )

TV Series  -   -  Crime | Drama
7.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.9/10 from 1,769 users  
Reviews: 29 user | 4 critic

Los Angeles. Present day. Michael Raines, an eccentric but brilliant cop, solves murders in a very unusual way - he turns the victims into his partners. These visions are figments of Raines... See full summary »

Creator:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 45 titles
created 27 Jan 2011
 
a list of 21 titles
created 20 Oct 2011
 
a list of 39 titles
created 15 May 2013
 
a list of 37 titles
created 20 Aug 2013
 
a list of 38 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Raines" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Raines (2007– )

Raines (2007– ) on IMDb 7.9/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Raines.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2007  
1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Buried Alive (TV Movie 1990)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Clint is an every day working man whose wife Joanna is having an affair with a doctor. They plot to kill him and get the insurance money. Only trouble the drug overdose they give him ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Darabont
Stars: Tim Matheson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, William Atherton
The Christmas Hope (TV Movie 2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

When lives intertwine during Christmas, hope is the only unifying gift. After suffering a personal tragedy, a social worker throws herself into finding homes for children in need.

Director: Norma Bailey
Stars: Madeleine Stowe, James Remar, Ian Ziering
The Majestic (2001)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.

Director: Frank Darabont
Stars: Jim Carrey, Martin Landau, Bob Balaban
Mob City (TV Series 2013)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

1947, Los Angeles. Cop Joe Teague walks the line between the LAPD, led by William Parker, and the mob, led by Bugsy Siegel.

Stars: Jon Bernthal, Milo Ventimiglia, Neal McDonough
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

In the aftermath of WWII, a former circus entertainer who was spared from the gas chamber becomes the ringleader at an asylum for Holocaust survivors.

Director: Paul Schrader
Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Willem Dafoe, Cristian Motiu
New Amsterdam (TV Series 2008)
Crime | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A New York homicide detective is cursed with immortality.

Stars: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Zuleikha Robinson, Alexie Gilmore
Octane (2003)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

While on a late night road trip home, a woman must save her rebellious teenage daughter who runs off with a bizarre group of blood-letting psychos.

Director: Marcus Adams
Stars: Madeleine Stowe, Norman Reedus, Bijou Phillips
The Forgotten (2009–2010)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A group of volunteers help find the identities of John & Jane Does who were murdered.

Stars: Christian Slater, Michelle Borth, Anthony Carrigan
Nightshift Collection (Video 1994)
Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Directors: Frank Darabont, Jeff Schiro
Stars: Michael Cornelison, Dee Croxton, Brian Libby
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

She is incurable ill. But she cannnot die. Only her son, a lawyer, could bring her relief. When he decides, to do so, starts his personal nightmare.

Director: Frank Darabont
Stars: Michael Cornelison, Dee Croxton, Brian Libby
Drama | Sci-Fi

In a terrifying care-free future, a young man, Guy Montag, who's job as a fireman is to burn all books, questions his actions after meeting a young girl...and begins to rebel against society.

Director: Frank Darabont
Southern Comfort (TV Movie 2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The wife of a Southern mobster takes over the family business when her husband is sent to jail.

Director: Greg Yaitanes
Stars: Madeleine Stowe, Eric Roberts, Lee Tergesen
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Michael Raines (7 episodes, 2007)
...
 Captain Dan Lewis (7 episodes, 2007)
...
 Carolyn Crumley (7 episodes, 2007)
...
 Sally Lance (7 episodes, 2007)
...
 Remi Boyer (7 episodes, 2007)
...
 Charlie Lincoln (7 episodes, 2007)
...
 Dr. Samantha Kohl (6 episodes, 2007)
...
 Chrystal (2 episodes, 2007)
Ryan Van de Kamp Buchanan ...
 Detective (2 episodes, 2007)
Edit

Storyline

Los Angeles. Present day. Michael Raines, an eccentric but brilliant cop, solves murders in a very unusual way - he turns the victims into his partners. These visions are figments of Raines' imagination, and he knows it, but when he can't make the dead disappear, he works with them to find the killer. Through his discussions, along with the evidence, Raines' image of the victim changes until he has a clear picture of what really happened. Only when the case is closed do the visions end. Other detectives question Raines' sanity, and occasionally so does he. However, as long as his unique methods are helping catch criminals, Raines imagines he'll be just fine. Written by everydayfun2004

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

For Detective Raines ... There's a method to his madness.

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 March 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Áldott jó nyomozó  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(7 episodes)

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Mykelti Williamson appears in the pilot episode in a cameo role as Detective Bobby 'Fearless' Smith, a role he originated on the 2002-03 NBC-TV series Boomtown. Like Raines, Boomtown was created by Graham Yost, and was set in Los Angeles. See more »

Goofs

When the opening sequence begins the keypad on the door of Raines' car is missing but at the end of the sequence it is back on the door. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Great, Intelligent New Show
17 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm a big fan of Jeff Goldblum's and he was terrific in this. Intelligent writing really sets this apart from much of what is on network television these days. Let's hope this generates a following and maybe it will inspire some other producers to step up their writing a notch. Not to mention originality. So often every viewing choice I've got falls in such a narrow, predictable, repetitive, cookie-cutter slot. It's refreshing to see something original. The characters were wonderful, well defined, intelligent and well acted. It just made for a very fun hour. The pilot has a very touching ending. What a wonderful new project for a great actor.


9 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Don't get attached - already cancelled duringtheafter
Keep 'Raines' on NBC by signing petition jalwgis
Raines has NOT been canceled justonlinebuy619
Is it just my tv OR... donkeychips
Ear wiggling for real? RBmumsie
Why HD is bad... daradles
Discuss Raines (2007) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?