True Detective (2014– )

TV Series  -   -  Crime | Drama | Mystery
9.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 9.4/10 from 146,750 users  
Reviews: 212 user | 64 critic

The lives of two detectives, Rust Cohle and Martin Hart, become entangled during a 17-year hunt for a serial killer in Louisiana.

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

on Amazon Instant Video

Editorial Spotlight

HBO at TCA: News on "Boardwalk", "The Comeback" and Others

The premium cable channel has set a date for "Boardwalk Empire's" final season premiere in addition to other announcements. Read the IMDbTV Blog for more details!


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 39 titles
created 20 Nov 2011
 
a list of 24 titles
created 01 Apr 2013
 
a list of 45 titles
created 21 May 2013
 
a list of 22 titles
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 26 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "True Detective" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: True Detective (2014– )

True Detective (2014– ) on IMDb 9.4/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of True Detective.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
2015   2014  
Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

House of Cards (TV Series 2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  

A Congressman works with his equally conniving wife to exact revenge on the people who betrayed him.

Stars: Kevin Spacey, Michael Gill, Robin Wright
Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.6/10 X  

To provide for his family's future after he is diagnosed with lung cancer, a chemistry genius turned high school teacher teams up with an ex-student to cook and sell the world's purest crystal meth.

Stars: Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn
Game of Thrones (TV Series 2011)
Adventure | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  

Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros.

Stars: Lena Headey, Peter Dinklage, Emilia Clarke
Sherlock (TV Series 2010)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  

A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.

Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs
Fargo (TV Series 2014)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  

A drifter named Lorne Malvo arrives in small-town Minnesota and influences the population with his malice and violence, including put-upon insurance salesman Lester Nygaard.

Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Allison Tolman
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
The Walking Dead (TV Series 2010)
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Police officer Rick Grimes leads a group of survivors in a world overrun by zombies.

Stars: Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies
Homeland (TV Series 2011)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

When Marine Nicolas Brody is hailed as a hero after he returns home from eight years of captivity in Iraq, intelligence officer Carrie Mathison is the only one who suspects that he may have been "turned".

Stars: Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin, Damian Lewis
The Wire (2002–2008)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.4/10 X  

Baltimore drug scene, seen through the eyes of drug dealers, and law enforcement.

Stars: Dominic West, John Doman, Deirdre Lovejoy
Vikings (TV Series 2013)
Action | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

The adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok: the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the saga of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes... See full summary »

Stars: Travis Fimmel, Clive Standen, Jessalyn Gilsig
Boardwalk Empire (TV Series 2010)
Crime | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Chronicles the life and times of Nucky Thompson, the undisputed ruler of Atlantic City, who was equal parts politician and gangster.

Stars: Steve Buscemi, Stephen Graham, Vincent Piazza
The Sopranos (1999–2007)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  

Modern day morality tale about New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano, as he deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life.

Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Detective Rust Cohle (8 episodes, 2014)
...
 Detective Marty Hart (8 episodes, 2014)
...
 Maggie Hart (8 episodes, 2014)
...
 Detective Maynard Gilbough (8 episodes, 2014)
...
 Detective Thomas Papania (8 episodes, 2014)
...
 Detective Lutz (6 episodes, 2014)
...
 Cathleen (6 episodes, 2014)
...
 Audrey Hart (6 episodes, 2014)
...
 Major Ken Quesada (5 episodes, 2014)
...
 Detective Demma (5 episodes, 2014)
...
 Detective Favre (5 episodes, 2014)
...
 Lisa Tragnetti (4 episodes, 2014)
Tony Molina Jr. ...
 Detective (4 episodes, 2014)
...
 Maisie Hart (4 episodes, 2014)
...
 Detective Mark Daughtry (3 episodes, 2014)
...
 Errol Childress (3 episodes, 2014)
...
 Steve Geraci (3 episodes, 2014)
...
 Audrey Hart (3 episodes, 2014)
...
 Detective Ted Bertrand (3 episodes, 2014)
...
 Detective Jimmy Dufrene (3 episodes, 2014)
...
 Commander Speece (3 episodes, 2014)
...
 Billy Lee Tuttle (2 episodes, 2014)
...
 Beth (2 episodes, 2014)
...
 Joel Theriot (2 episodes, 2014)
...
 Danny Fontenot / ... (2 episodes, 2014)
...
 Charlie Lange (2 episodes, 2014)
...
 Robert Doumain (2 episodes, 2014)
...
 Reggie Ledoux (2 episodes, 2014)
...
 Lucy (2 episodes, 2014)
...
 Maisie Hart (2 episodes, 2014)
...
 Ginger (2 episodes, 2014)
Edit

Storyline

The lives of two detectives, Rust Cohle and Martin Hart, become entangled during a 17-year hunt for a serial killer in Louisiana.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Man is the cruelest animal See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A törvény nevében  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

16:9
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Christian Bale and Jessica Chastain were pursued for lead roles in the second season of the show but both passed on the project due to the significant time commitment the show would've required. See more »

Goofs

Detective Rust Cohle is seen looking at his watch as it beeps. His watch is a mechanical dive watch without any digital components, and is unable to beep. See more »


Soundtracks

Far From Any Road
By The Handsome Family
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Amazingly haunting and beautiful
20 January 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Of course, I knew that HBO was putting this out there. What I didn't expect was to be hooked from the opening titles. Atmospheric, moody, moving at the laconic pace of South (not to be confused with slow). We, as viewers, are watching the story unfold just as the characters do. Harrelson and McConaughey are simply and elegantly perfect, playing off of each other to the perfect degree. The cinematography is stellar, as is the story as it begins to unfold. I had no idea what I was in for when I turned it on, but I'm hooked, and can't wait for the next and the next and the next...secrets abound, tantalizing clues are everywhere, but where do they lead. I'm can't wait to find out.


145 of 181 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Emmys 2015 cjames2412
it was very close between Breaking Bad and True Detective but.... rmtg
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOO! In_My_Minds_Eye
Don't worry, Colin Farrell will win. stargasm
Recycled soundtrack elements in 'True Detective' Episode 1 yj270
Why Is This Not on HBO On Demand? ValleyMermaid
Discuss True Detective (2014) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?