Southland (2009–2013)

TV Series  -   -  Crime | Drama | Thriller
8.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.5/10 from 18,255 users  
Reviews: 53 user | 17 critic

Southland takes a raw look at Los Angeles as it is in the 2000s and as well at the lives of the officers of the Los Angeles Police Department who are trying to contain it.

Creator:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Sundance 2015

Watch our IMDb & AIV Sundance Studio Interviews with Keith Simanton

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 34 titles
created 18 Sep 2012
 
a list of 38 titles
created 15 Oct 2012
 
a list of 39 titles
created 16 Aug 2013
 
a list of 25 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 25 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Southland" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Southland (2009–2013)

Southland (2009–2013) on IMDb 8.5/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Southland.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



5   4   3   2   1  
2013   2012   2011   2010   2009  
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 13 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Officer John Cooper (43 episodes, 2009-2013)
...
 Detective Sammy Bryant / ... (43 episodes, 2009-2013)
...
 Detective Lydia Adams (43 episodes, 2009-2013)
...
 Officer Ben Sherman (43 episodes, 2009-2013)
...
 Officer Dewey Dudek (27 episodes, 2009-2013)
...
 Officer Chickie Brown (19 episodes, 2009-2011)
...
 Sergeant Terry Hill (19 episodes, 2011-2013)
...
 Detective Daniel Salinger (18 episodes, 2009-2011)
...
 Detective Ruben Robinson (18 episodes, 2012-2013)
Edit

Storyline

Southland takes a raw look at Los Angeles as it is in the 2000s and as well at the lives of the officers of the Los Angeles Police Department who are trying to contain it.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 April 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

LAPD  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(HD)

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

NBC executives disliked the character of Officer Dewey Dudek and wanted him to be killed off when the show was airing on NBC. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the series, real Los Angeles thoroughfares or sections are named (e.g. Rodeo, Florence, Vermont), while scenery is nowhere near the real life locations. Even fictitious addresses aren't within the range seen on the real street (e.g. 1024 Rodeo Rd. can't exist on a street that only goes as far east as the 2000 West block). See more »

Connections

Featured in 2011 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Canção do Mar (Song of the Sea)
(uncredited)
Written by Frederico de Brito & Ferrer Trindade
Performed by Dulce Pontes
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Top-Notch

I've been on IMDb for quite sometime now, but have yet to feel compelled to write a comment. I suppose my biggest concern is that one of my favorite shows (i.e. Freaks & Geeks, The Class, Undeclared, etc.) will again meet its' demise if not for full and utter fan support.

Right out of the gate, this show grabs you with not necessarily likable characters, but real characters. It makes no excuses for the way people act or the situations life inevitably holds for us on a daily basis. It is not over-dramatized, watered-down or needlessly careful. It's appeal is rather than being presented as a miniseries, it is shot more in the tradition of a motion picture or cable series (not unlike The Wire -- best show EVER) where measures are taken after the shoot to make it prime time friendly without being corny or sappy.

Though it's too early in the game to give this a 10, I can say that if you haven't checked this out yet, do yourself a favor -- you won't be disappointed.


65 of 72 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Damn, I miss this show!! christiannyblom
Similar shows? christiannyblom
Which character did you hate the most? marcussvedebo
is this show worth watching? faddzy66
Holy sh*t wiseman0922
CANCELLED? mttyflynn
Discuss Southland (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page