Prime Suspect (2011–2012)

TV Series  -   -  Crime | Drama | Thriller
7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 3,023 users  
Reviews: 24 user | 4 critic

About Jane Timoney, an iconoclastic female detective who has to make her bones in a tough New York precinct that is dominated by men.

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 31 titles
created 14 Sep 2011
 
a list of 28 titles
created 18 Sep 2011
 
a list of 38 titles
created 02 Dec 2011
 
a list of 30 titles
created 26 Jan 2012
 
a list of 22 titles
created 25 Dec 2012
 

Related Items

Search for "Prime Suspect" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Prime Suspect (2011–2012)

Prime Suspect (2011–2012) on IMDb 7.3/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Prime Suspect.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2012   2011  
1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Prime Suspect 3 (TV Series 1993)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Assigned to a Vice squad, Detective Jane Tennison investigates a child murder and discovers a sinister link to the police.

Stars: Helen Mirren, Tom Bell, Karen Tomlin
Prime Suspect 2 (TV Series 1992)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

DCI Jane Tennison's investigation of a murder is complicated with the unexpected participation of her secret lover in her detective unit.

Stars: Helen Mirren, Colin Salmon, John Benfield
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Supt. Tennison orchestrates a search for an abducted baby, but events take a turn for the worst when personal emotions cause complications.

Director: John Madden
Stars: Helen Mirren, Beatie Edney, Robert Glenister
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Approaching retirement, Jane Tennison investigates the murder of a missing girl. But the cracks soon begin to show as Jane struggles with an alcohol problem and the death of her father.

Director: Philip Martin
Stars: Helen Mirren, Stephen Tompkinson, Laura Greenwood
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Detective Tennison investigates a seemingly straightforward drug murder that she believes is linked to a smugly smooth crime boss.

Stars: Helen Mirren, David O'Hara, Julia Lane
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A seemingly straightforward sex murder investigation by Superintendent Jane Tennison leads to a hidden political scandal.

Director: Sarah Pia Anderson
Stars: Helen Mirren, Thomas Russell, James Laurenson
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison's investigation of the murder of a Bosnian refugee leads her to one, or possibly two, Serbian war criminals determined to silence the last witness to a massacre a decade before.

Stars: Helen Mirren, Oleg Menshikov, Ben Miles
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A series of brutal sex murders disturbingly similar to the pattern of Superintendent Jane Tennison's first major case leads to the awful suggestion that she may have caught the wrong man the first time.

Director: Paul Marcus
Stars: Helen Mirren, Pip Donaghy, Tim Woodward
King (TV Series 2011)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

As a Homicide Detective, Jessica King (Amy Price-Francis) sees things that everyone else misses: in crime scenes... See full synopsis »

Stars: Amy Price-Francis, Alan Van Sprang, Gabriel Hogan
Prime Suspect (TV Movie 1982)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Respectable businessman becomes the prime suspect in the abduction and murder of several young girls. He is hounded by the media and disowned by his friends and neighbours.

Director: Noel Black
Stars: Mike Farrell, Teri Garr, Veronica Cartwright
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A cold-blooded killer infiltrates the lives of two actors who refuse to return stolen money that the killer claims belongs to him. A classic, film noir feast for the millenium.

Director: James A. MacPherson
Stars: Judith Stout, David Gordon, Charles Merlis
Prime Suspect (1989)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Directors: Thomas Constantinides, Bruce Kimmel
Stars: Don Blakely, Tom Bresnahan, Ann Dane
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Detective Jane Timoney (13 episodes, 2011-2012)
...
 Detective Reg Duffy (13 episodes, 2011-2012)
...
 Detective Luisito Calderon (13 episodes, 2011-2012)
...
 Desmond Timoney (13 episodes, 2011-2012)
...
 Detective Augie Blando (13 episodes, 2011-2012)
...
 Detective Evrard Velerio (13 episodes, 2011-2012)
...
 Matt Webb (13 episodes, 2011-2012)
...
 Lieutenant Kevin Sweeney (13 episodes, 2011-2012)
Edit

Storyline

About Jane Timoney, an iconoclastic female detective who has to make her bones in a tough New York precinct that is dominated by men.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Cop. An attitude.

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

22 September 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Glówny podejrzany  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The show was originally set in San Francisco, but the setting was changed to New York City, because the producers thought New York was grittier. See more »

Connections

Referenced in 30 Rock: The Return of Avery Jessup (2012) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Brilliant
5 November 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Prime Suspect is not the usual cop formula. It is hands down one of the best shows I've ever seen. The writing is brilliant, the acting is off the charts, the characters are drawn so specifically and with such nuance it's difficult to fathom it's written, acted and edited in the short amount of time that television allows. You have to pay attention, it is so intelligently drawn and detailed. The boys' club mentality surrounding Detective Jane Timoney is so accurately portrayed, it's cringe-worthy, but the male characters are also fleshed out to be likable. All the characters are flawed realistically and have to confront those flaws and past mistakes through their relationships with the other characters. The humor comes out of the sometimes dark reality of life. There are many scenes that are so unbelievably hilarious coming out of the situation, I've had to watch them over and over. I can't say enough about this show. It shouldn't be compared to the British series. It's a different show and it should be. They seem to base it on the same plot lines and dealings with sexism, but it's not a remake and it doesn't make any sense to even compare the two shows. They're both great and both stand on their own merits. It's unbelievably delicious.


15 of 18 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Final episodes (2) to air: Sunday 1/22/12 wilma74
Why cancel this show? CANCEL WHITNEY FIRST jjfreeze
Best Episode to date! topher0324
Who played.... Jennifer_Hillier
What happened at the end of episode 3? Valisun
Homie was from Criminal Minds Gnarly22
Discuss Prime Suspect (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page