The Middleman (2008)

TV Series  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
8.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.2/10 from 2,444 users  
Reviews: 20 user | 10 critic

A struggling artist is recruited by a secret agency to fight against evil forces. Based on the graphic novels by Javier Grillo-Marxuach and Les McClaine.

0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 titles
created 16 May 2011
 
a list of 30 titles
created 13 Jun 2011
 
a list of 37 titles
created 27 Oct 2012
 
a list of 47 titles
created 03 Sep 2013
 
a list of 45 titles
created 05 Dec 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "The Middleman" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Middleman (2008)

The Middleman (2008) on IMDb 8.2/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Middleman.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2008  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Biography | Crime | Drama

Based on the life story of MrH - MrH is the fixer and go between in the world of crime - See his life unfold through the years with all the ups and downs - Will he survive to tell the story?

Director: Philip Howard
Stars: Kara Tointon, Jan Anderson, Neil Stuke
Middleman (2011)
Short | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Mark Middleman loses his job and his life spirals out of control until someone takes something that means more than anything.

Director: Jessiqa Pace
Stars: Greg Cala, Sarah Eden Davis, Colin Higgins
Middle Man (2004)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Chris Witherspoon
Stars: Chris Witherspoon, Kate Duyn, Todd A. Robinson
Quitters (TV Movie 2008)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

In the pilot, Chad tries to use subliminal messages to get his fiancé to be more dirty in bed. What can possibly go wrong with that? Also, Chad convinces Dane to make a celebrity sex tape ... See full summary »

Director: Dane Hanson
Stars: Chad Crone, Dane Hanson, Cyrina Fiallo
Middle Men (2009)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Chronicles Jack Harris, one of the pioneers of internet commerce, as he wrestles with his morals and struggles not to drown in a sea of conmen, mobsters, drug addicts, and pornstars.

Director: George Gallo
Stars: Luke Wilson, Giovanni Ribisi, Gabriel Macht
Journeyman (TV Series 2007)
Fantasy | Romance | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A man travels back in time to help people in trouble.

Stars: Kevin McKidd, Gretchen Egolf, Moon Bloodgood
Wonderfalls (2004)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Jaye Tyler is a loner living in Niagara Falls who, after graduating college, has fallen into a care-free comfortable rut living in a trailer park and working as a retail clerk in the Falls ... See full summary »

Stars: Caroline Dhavernas, Katie Finneran, Tyron Leitso
Lost It (2013)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Director: Natalie Morales
Stars: Brit Morgan, Sean Mennie, Chris Chalk
Middleman (2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Working with corrupt politicians and the greedy millionaires of society, the Middleman carries out their immoral and questionable desires. He places their money into the hands of those who ... See full summary »

Director: Rory C. Webb
Stars: Cory Goodrich, Casey Webb, Cody Cook
Short | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Black comedy about a happily married couple who undergo genetic testing before deciding whether to have a baby - and the bizarre, comical, and ultimately bloody consequences that ensue when... See full summary »

Director: Javier Grillo-Marxuach
Stars: Amber Benson, Adam Busch, Adam Jones
The Middle (TV Movie 2007)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A look at the life of a lower-middle-class family living in the Midwest.

Director: Chris Koch
Stars: Amanda Arentsen, Rusty Burns, Ashley Devane
X-Men (TV Series 2017)
Action | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

In a world where mutated humans are treated with distrust and fear, a institute for mutants battles to achieve peaceful co-existence with humanity.

Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 The Middleman (12 episodes, 2008)
...
 Wendy Watson (12 episodes, 2008)
...
 Lacey Thornfield (12 episodes, 2008)
...
 Ida (12 episodes, 2008)
Jake Smollett ...
 Noser (12 episodes, 2008)
...
 Tyler Ford (5 episodes, 2008)
Edit

Storyline

A struggling artist is recruited by a secret agency to fight against evil forces. Based on the graphic novels by Javier Grillo-Marxuach and Les McClaine.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Sci-Fi

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

16 June 2008 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Fresh and unusual, definitely an acquired taste
18 June 2008 | by (San Diego) – See all my reviews

Like the title states, this show is definitely out of the ordinary. It has a very stylized sense of humor and it isn't afraid of making of itself. Some may see it as just random banter between cast, but if you really listen to what they say and understand it you can understand the wittiness of the writers.

For those people that enjoyed "Man in Black" when it first came out I think this is the show for you. It follow a similar theme, secret organization that takes care of monsters (or as they put it exotic problems.) The one downside to this show is the lack of budget. Being a alien and monster show requires a little more eye candy than probably what the studio is willing to spend, but if it does well this season I am sure the budget will loosen up.

This is not a show for everyone. If what you are looking for is something dramatic like the X-File this isn't for you, but if you are looking for a show that is light hearted, witty and filled with monster and gadgets you found the right show. For those of you who took the old SAT. The Middleman is to The X File as Chuck is to 007.


57 of 60 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The Finale episode of THE MIDDLEMAN! brimfin
best episodes? idol_wild
Video Reaction Podcasts? Cooper_Temple_Clause
Discuss The Middleman (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page