Watch Now

With Prime Video

WATCH NOW
ON DISC
An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks.

Creators:

Mark Frost, David Lynch
Reviews
Popularity
317 ( 22)

Return to "Twin Peaks"

Celebrate the return of the cult television series with a look at the cast 27 years ago and now. Plus, learn more about the early career of Kimmy Robertson.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
1991   1990  
Top Rated TV #45 | Won 3 Golden Globes. Another 12 wins & 44 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Twin Peaks (2017)
Crime | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Picks up 25 years after the inhabitants of a quaint northwestern town are stunned when their homecoming queen is murdered.

Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Sheryl Lee, Michael Horse
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A young FBI agent disappears while investigating a murder miles from Twin Peaks that may be related to the future murder of Laura Palmer; the last week of the life of Laura Palmer is chronicled.

Director: David Lynch
Stars: Sheryl Lee, Ray Wise, Mädchen Amick
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Twin Peaks before Twin Peaks (1990) and at the same time not always and entirely in the same place as Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992). A feature film which presents deleted scenes from Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992) assembled together for the first time in an untold portion of the story's prequel.

Director: David Lynch
Stars: Chris Isaak, Kiefer Sutherland, C.H. Evans
Blue Velvet (1986)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of psychopathic criminals who have kidnapped her child.

Director: David Lynch
Stars: Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan, Dennis Hopper
Lost Highway (1997)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

After a bizarre encounter at a party, a jazz saxophonist is framed for the murder of his wife and sent to prison, where he inexplicably morphs into a young mechanic and begins leading a new life.

Director: David Lynch
Stars: Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, John Roselius
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.

Director: David Lynch
Stars: Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux
Eraserhead (1977)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.

Director: David Lynch
Stars: Jack Nance, Charlotte Stewart, Allen Joseph
True Detective (TV Series 2014)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  

Seasonal anthology series in which police investigations unearth the personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within and outside the law.

Stars: Vince Vaughn, Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams
The X-Files (TV Series 1993)
Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Two F.B.I. Agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained, while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.

Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi
Wild at Heart (1990)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.

Director: David Lynch
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Willem Dafoe
Fargo (TV Series 2014)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  

Various chronicles of deception, intrigue and murder in and around frozen Minnesota. Yet all of these tales mysteriously lead back one way or another to Fargo, North Dakota.

Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Allison Tolman
Six Feet Under (2001–2005)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

A drama series that takes a darkly comical look at members of a dysfunctional California family that runs an independent funeral home.

Stars: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Kyle MacLachlan ...  Special Agent Dale Cooper 30 episodes, 1990-1991
Michael Ontkean ...  Sheriff Harry S. Truman 30 episodes, 1990-1991
Mädchen Amick ...  Shelly Johnson 30 episodes, 1990-1991
Dana Ashbrook ...  Bobby Briggs 30 episodes, 1990-1991
Richard Beymer ...  Benjamin Horne 30 episodes, 1990-1991
Lara Flynn Boyle ...  Donna Hayward 30 episodes, 1990-1991
Sherilyn Fenn ...  Audrey Horne 30 episodes, 1990-1991
Warren Frost ...  Dr. Will Hayward 30 episodes, 1990-1991
Peggy Lipton ...  Norma Jennings 30 episodes, 1990-1991
James Marshall ...  James Hurley 30 episodes, 1990-1991
Everett McGill ...  Big Ed Hurley 30 episodes, 1990-1991
Jack Nance ...  Pete Martell 30 episodes, 1990-1991
Joan Chen ...  Jocelyn Packard 30 episodes, 1990-1991
Kimmy Robertson ...  Lucy Moran 29 episodes, 1990-1991
Michael Horse ...  Deputy Tommy 'Hawk' Hill 28 episodes, 1990-1991
Piper Laurie ...  Catherine Martell / ... 27 episodes, 1990-1991
Harry Goaz ...  Deputy Andy Brennan 26 episodes, 1990-1991
Eric DaRe ...  Leo Johnson 24 episodes, 1990-1991
Wendy Robie ...  Nadine Hurley 22 episodes, 1990-1991
Ray Wise ...  Leland Palmer 18 episodes, 1990-1991
Sheryl Lee ...  Maddy Ferguson / ... 18 episodes, 1990-1991
Russ Tamblyn ...  Dr. Lawrence Jacoby 16 episodes, 1990-1991
Don S. Davis ...  Maj. Garland Briggs 16 episodes, 1990-1991
Chris Mulkey ...  Hank Jennings 13 episodes, 1990-1991
Gary Hershberger ...  Mike Nelson 13 episodes, 1990-1991
Grace Zabriskie ...  Sarah Palmer 13 episodes, 1990-1991
Edit

Storyline

The body of a young girl (Laura Palmer) is washed up on a beach near the small Washington state town of Twin Peaks. FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper is called in to investigate her strange demise only to uncover a web of mystery that ultimately leads him deep into the heart of the surrounding woodland and his very own soul. Written by Douglas Baptie

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

A town where everyone knows everyone and nothing is what it seems.


Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Release Date:

8 April 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Das Geheimnis von Twin Peaks See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(29 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo | Dolby Digital (DVD version)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In Germany, broadcasting network RTL canceled the show after 20 episodes due to bad ratings because rival network SAT1 told the audience the identity of Laura's murderer before the first episode aired. See more »

Quotes

Sheriff Truman: Jelly donuts?
Dale Cooper: Harry, that goes without saying.
See more »

Crazy Credits

There are some episodes that don't end with the usual Homecoming Queen photo of Laura Palmer and "Laura Palmer's Theme" in the credits: Episode 2 credits feature the Little Man from Another Place seen from above and dancing. Episode 8 features Gersten Hayward (Alicia Witt) playing the piano. Episode 14 shows Agent Cooper, the red curtains and the song "The World Spins" by Julee Cruise. Episode 18 features Ben Horne's old home movies seen in this same episode. Episode 29 features the coffee cup given to Cooper in the Red Room and Laura's face on it. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Very Mean Men (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Twin Peaks Theme
Written by Angelo Badalamenti
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

 
my all-time favorite television show
16 September 2004 | by rosenfield10-1See all my reviews

Angelo Badalamenti's sweet theme begins as smokestacks billow, and a robin assures the viewer of the presence of love in a little town located through the pines, just this side of sanity...or reality. Either way you choose to look at it (and the choice is yours), every episode of this groundbreaking television show grabbed the viewer in its seductive and destructive web... and wouldn't let go. "Twin Peaks" began a string of weird television shows in the early 90's, but, unlike those later shows, "Twin Peaks" would be beloved and remembered long after it was off the air. "Twin Peaks" has earned a spot next to "The Twilight Zone", "Night Gallery", and "Star Trek" in terms of pioneering television and in terms of a cult following deserving of conventions and fanzines. I believe that F.B.I. Special Agent Dale Cooper is one of the most enjoyable and inspiring characters in television history. His simple passions and quirky behavior was a welcomed sight in our living rooms every week during the shows very short run in the late 80's and early 90's. "Twin Peaks" started out on fire, gaining exposure during the pilot's multiple airings. The mystery of Laura Palmer's murderer practically invented conversations at the water cooler. However, the shows second season was scheduled to air on Saturday nights at 10:00, an advertiser's no-man's land. And, with the shows fan base out on the late weekend nights, the shows network decided to cancel it. David Lynch, the shows co-creator, directed a theatrically released film prequel to "Twin Peaks", showing all who missed the shows airings what really happened to Laura the week of her death, and, finally, her killer. As a huge fan of "Twin Peaks", I will tell you that the circle of events that occur within the story enable the viewer to relive the events over and over, each time around with more intensity than before. When you view the movie prequel, diving right back into the series becomes the natural path, allowing one to see things again for what they really are... or aren't. I highly recommend owning the entire series. Without a network messing up your viewing time, you can see the mystery unfold at your own pace. Viewing "Twin Peaks-Fire Walk With Me", along with the television pilot and the entire 29 episode series (about 33 hours all together), is the most fascinating and satisfying viewing experience that the entertainment industry has offered me so far. The music, costumes, editing, acting, and direction all received Emmy nominations, leading one to conclude that "Twin Peaks" not only satisfied the public, but the critics as well. An incredible achievement, "Twin Peaks" is my all-time favorite television show.


293 of 340 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 199 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Horror and Thriller Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular horror and thriller movies available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed