Commissioner Martin Beck and his eccentric partner Gunvald Larsson investigate murders in the flawed social structure of Stockholm, Sweden.
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Series cast summary:
Peter Haber ...  Martin Beck 38 episodes, 1997-2018
Ingvar Hirdwall ...  Grannen 38 episodes, 1997-2018
Mikael Persbrandt ...  Gunvald Larsson 31 episodes, 1997-2016
Rebecka Hemse ...  Inger / ... 31 episodes, 1997-2018
Måns Nathanaelson ...  Oskar Bergman 22 episodes, 2006-2018
Peter Hüttner Peter Hüttner ...  Oljelund 22 episodes, 1997-2009
Stina Rautelin ...  Lena Klingström 16 episodes, 1997-2009
Marie Göranzon ...  Margareta Oberg / ... 16 episodes, 2001-2007
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Commissioner Martin Beck and his eccentric partner Gunvald Larsson investigate murders in the flawed social structure of Stockholm, Sweden.

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Swedish

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25 April 1998 (Germany) See more »

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16:9
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In Sweden, from where "Beck" originates, seasons 1-3 were released straight to video, with two out of the eight episodes of each season released theatrically, just like both episodes of season 4. The first season to premiere on TV was season 5. See more »

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Referenced in Live fra Bremen: Episode #1.2 (2009) See more »

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Understated excellence....
7 April 2017 | by s3276169See all my reviews

Beck offers up understated excellence in the form of a Swedish crime drama.

There are several seasons of Beck. I have been fortunate enough to watch two and four, with English subtitles. Unlike many US shows, the Swedish approach to crime drama is modest and down to earth. For me, this approach makes the characters and story, far more accessible and believable.

The crime stories Beck and his team investigate are in many ways familiar. This obstacle is overcome by quality narrative and fleshed out characterizations, that really lift this series above the ordinary. A good cast of well known Swedish actors, does this series no harm either.

In short Beck is a a worthwhile watch, I can happily recommend. Nine out of ten from me.


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