The Beast (2009– )

TV Series  -   -  Action | Crime | Drama
8.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.0/10 from 2,096 users  
Reviews: 21 user | 4 critic

A veteran FBI agent is assigned a new partner, unaware that he was recruited as a double agent to investigate his activities.

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb at Comic-Con 2014

Follow our coverage of Comic-Con 2014, direct from San Diego July 23-27 in our Comic-Con section.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 titles
created 23 Jun 2011
 
a list of 42 titles
created 27 Dec 2012
 
a list of 46 titles
created 15 Jan 2013
 
a list of 22 titles
created 03 Jul 2013
 
a list of 42 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Beast" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Beast (2009– )

The Beast (2009– ) on IMDb 8/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Beast.

Season:

1

Year:

2009

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Harodim (2012)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Lazarus Fell, a former naval intelligence officer trained in black ops and tasked with tracking down the most wanted Terrorist in the world... See full synopsis »

Director: Paul Finelli
Stars: Peter Fonda, Michael Desante, Travis Fimmel
Ivory (2010)
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Ivory centers on a young man's struggle between success versus fulfillment, and chronicles the exploration of an artist: the passion, dedication, and the immovable faith in one's talents. ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew W. Chan
Stars: Travis Fimmel, Peter Stormare, Beau Garrett
Dexter (2006–2013)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  

A Miami police forensics expert moonlights as a serial killer of criminals whom he believes have escaped justice.

Stars: Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas
Lie to Me (2009–2011)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Dr. Cal Lightman teaches a course in body language and makes an honest fortune exploiting it. He's employed by various public authorities in various investigations, doing more when the ... See full summary »

Stars: Tim Roth, Kelli Williams, Brendan Hines
Leverage (2008–2012)
Action | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A crew of high-tech crooks attempt to steal from wealthy criminals and corrupt businessmen.

Stars: Timothy Hutton, Gina Bellman, Christian Kane
Damages (2007–2012)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A law school graduate becomes the protégée of a successful high-stakes litigator.

Stars: Glenn Close, Rose Byrne, Tate Donovan
Numb3rs (2005–2010)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Working for the FBI, a mathematician uses equations to help solve various crimes.

Stars: Rob Morrow, David Krumholtz, Judd Hirsch
The Event (TV Series 2010)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

When a man goes looking for his missing girlfriend, he stumbles upon a government conspiracy that is bigger than the president himself.

Stars: Jason Ritter, Sarah Roemer, Ian Anthony Dale
In Plain Sight (2008–2012)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

U.S. Marshall Mary Shannon must hunt down witnesses for federal cases in the witness protection program while also raising a rather dysfunctional family and her own personal life.

Stars: Mary McCormack, Frederick Weller, Paul Ben-Victor
Burn Notice (2007–2013)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A spy recently disavowed by the U.S. government uses his Special Ops training to help others in trouble.

Stars: Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar, Bruce Campbell
The Mentalist (TV Series 2008)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A famous "psychic" outs himself as a fake and starts working as a consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation so he can find "Red John," the madman who killed his wife and daughter.

Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang
Tarzan (TV Series 2003)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

This thrilling contemporary take transforms the classic Tarzan tale into a rapid-fire adventure, an intriguing mystery and, most of all, a fiery love story. Strong-willed NYPD detective ... See full summary »

Stars: Travis Fimmel, Sarah Wayne Callies, Miguel A. Núñez Jr.
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Charles Barker / ... (13 episodes, 2009)
...
 Ellis Dove / ... (13 episodes, 2009)
...
 Rose Lawrence (13 episodes, 2009)
...
 Harry Conrad / ... (13 episodes, 2009)
...
 Raymond Beaumont / ... (10 episodes, 2009)
...
 Todd Jaracki / ... (6 episodes, 2009)
Edit

Storyline

A veteran FBI agent is assigned a new partner, unaware that he was recruited as a double agent to investigate his activities.

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Deep undercover. Who can you trust?


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 January 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bestia  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Patrick Swayze was unable to promote the series in January 2009 as he was hospitalized with pneumonia as a result of his chemotherapy. See more »

Connections

Featured in Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.2 (2009) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Gritty drama - not for milquetoasts
27 May 2009 | by (Japan) – See all my reviews

It seems that only interpersonal emotional dramas gather the votes. The Beast is emotional, but it is not Little House on the Prairie. Swayze as maverick FBI agent is ably abetted by his new partner, well-portrayed by Travis Fimmel, in catching the bad guys and finding out 'who-dunnit' in an event 15 years prior. The characters are hard men who suppress their emotions to get the job done, yet this is who they are. Why this show has low ratings? I can only guess that there is not enough emotional interaction among the characters, and female interest is definitely low. Yet this is what makes the show gripping. Who will snap? Who will betray and who will be betrayed? Are the 'good' guys really the good guys? Even the bad guys are not what they seem at times. This is action drama that revolves around Swayze, who, health issues in real life or not, delivers a driven performance as if each case might be his last. If you don't like The Beast and don't want more of it, what are you doing watching cop shows? Go back to your reruns of Friends and Seinfeld, instead.


10 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
I hope there are no more racist talk or I will find something else to MASH_99
2nd. Year filming yet? cusack101
Was that a camera??? SaladGoat
Confusion over 'Previously on The Beast...' lekkerland
Ratings donovan_girl
Where can I watch missed episodes? When will re-runs start? blueberriejellybean
Discuss The Beast (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?