Watch Now

With Prime Video

ON DISC
ALL
An ex-con assumes the identity of a murdered sheriff in the small town of Banshee, Pennsylvania, where he has some unfinished business.
Reviews
Popularity
348 ( 11)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



4   3   2   1  
2016   2015   2014   2013  
Top Rated TV #250 | Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 9 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Banshee Origins (2013–2016)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

A master thief, fresh out of prison after 15 years, assumes the identity of a dead sheriff in Banshee, PA after tracking down the woman he loves, while trying to avoid detection from her father, a Ukrainian mobster that is looking for the two is them in order to kill them for double crossing him.

Stars: Frankie Faison, Antony Starr, Ivana Milicevic
Action | Adventure | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Watch the story of history's greatest gladiator unfold with graphic violence and the passions of the women that love them. This is Spartacus.

Stars: Andy Whitfield, Lucy Lawless, Manu Bennett
Prison Break (2005–2017)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside.

Stars: Dominic Purcell, Wentworth Miller, Amaury Nolasco
Dexter (2006–2013)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

By day, mild-mannered Dexter is a blood-spatter analyst for the Miami police. But at night, he is a serial killer who only targets other murderers.

Stars: Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas
Sons of Anarchy (2008–2014)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

A man in his early 30s struggles to find a balance in his life between being a new dad and his involvement in a motorcycle club.

Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Mark Boone Junior
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Antony Starr ...  Lucas Hood 38 episodes, 2013-2016
Ivana Milicevic ...  Carrie Hopewell / ... 38 episodes, 2013-2016
Ulrich Thomsen ...  Kai Proctor 38 episodes, 2013-2016
Frankie Faison ...  Sugar Bates 38 episodes, 2013-2016
Matt Servitto ...  Deputy Brock Lotus / ... 38 episodes, 2013-2016
Hoon Lee ...  Job 38 episodes, 2013-2016
Ryann Shane ...  Deva Hopewell 38 episodes, 2013-2016
Lili Simmons ...  Rebecca Bowman 38 episodes, 2013-2016
Matthew Rauch ...  Clay Burton 33 episodes, 2013-2016
Rus Blackwell ...  Gordon Hopewell 32 episodes, 2013-2016
Trieste Kelly Dunn ...  Deputy Siobhan Kelly 34 episodes, 2013-2016
Demetrius Grosse ...  Deputy Emmett Yawners 22 episodes, 2013-2016
Ben Cross ...  Mr. Rabbit 21 episodes, 2013-2015
Anthony Ruivivar ...  Alex Longshadow 18 episodes, 2013-2015
Edit

Storyline

Lucas Hood, an ex-con and master thief, assumes the identity of a murdered sheriff where he continues his criminal activities. His past seems to haunt him by those he betrayed years earlier. This ex-con imposes his own brand of justice where violence erupts at every turn in the not so quiet Amish town of Banshee, Pennsylvania. Written by megcak555

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Good Town. Bad Blood. See more »


Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 January 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Banshee: La città del male See more »

Filming Locations:

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

On his first day of shooting, 'Antony Starr' was injured during his first fight scene for the series. According to series co-creator 'Jonathan Tropper', he had to get 13 stitches in his lip and the producers digitally removed some of the swelling on his lip in other episodes. See more »

Goofs

The USMC Marines from Camp Genoa are seen in town in their digital (deployment) uniforms. Marines cannot wear those off base other than being in actual field training or combat. For the bar and town scenes, they would be in some combination of the Alpha or Bravo uniform, the dress green blouse and trousers with the Khaki shirt and tie. Or at more formal events, in their blues. See more »

Quotes

Sugar Bates: [looking at three dead bodies, & a recently released ex-convict, in his bar] It's what you call in the bible "a clusterfuck of epic proportions"
See more »

Crazy Credits

During the first season, the opening credits show a safe being unlocked. The numbers shown are 42-15-68, and these numbers have meaning. 42 is the amount of deaths that occur during the first season, 15 is the number of years Hood spent in prison, and 68 is a reference to Revelations 6:8 which was spoken by Kai Proctor in episode 1.7, 'Behold a Pale Rider'. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

 
My favorite guilty pleasure
8 August 2014 | by gogoschka-1See all my reviews

Every once in a while a show comes along that catches you completely off guard; you only want to check out the pilot because you've read a comment or two on IMDb comparing it to some other show you kinda like – and BOOM: you're blown away. That's what happened to me with 'Banshee'.

It's amazing this show hasn't found a bigger audience. It has its fans, sure, but as far as the amount of steady viewers is concerned, it's nowhere near playing in the big leagues – yet. When I started to watch the first episode, I expected a decent, but low budget 'neo-noir' crime show with some sexy women and a few good shoot-outs. What I got instead is high-octane pulp cinema that gets your heart pumpin' with adrenalin from the first second, and an opening chase/shoot-out that wouldn't have to hide behind any mega-budget action production Hollywood has churned out recently.

Needless to say, I was hooked. This show is raw, gritty, brutal and over-the-top; it's got everything most action films lack these days – and it's absolutely NOT PG-13. Granted, it's pulpy, trashy, sometimes even down-right ridiculous – but I loved every minute of it so far. The production values are among the best I've seen on TV and the cast is fantastic. Up until now, every episode felt like an injection of pure testosterone (and let's be honest: sometimes, that's just what the doctor ordered). My favorite guilty pleasure at the moment. 8 stars out 10.

Favorite films: http://www.IMDb.com/list/mkjOKvqlSBs/

Lesser-known Masterpieces: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls070242495/

Favorite Low-Budget and B-movies: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls054808375/

Favorite TV-Shows reviewed: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls075552387/


126 of 144 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 184 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed