8.6/10
94,138
223 user 47 critic

Mindhunter 

Trailer
1:07 | Trailer
In the late 1970s, two FBI agents expand criminal science by delving into the psychology of murder and getting uneasily close to all-too-real monsters.

Creator:

Joe Penhall
Reviews
Popularity
128 ( 6)

Our Favorite TV Detectives and Crime Fighters

Love a good mystery? Check out this gallery of our favorite TV detectives and sleuths. Plus, learn more about the career of veteran actor and "Mindhunter" star Holt McCallany.

Investigate more crime fighters

Episodes

Season 2 Premiere



Most Recent Episode


Friday, October 13, 2017

The team cracks under the pressure from an in-house review. Holden's bold style elicits a confession but puts his career, relationships and health at risk.


Previous Episode


Friday, October 13, 2017

Seasons


Years



2   1  
2018   2017  
Top Rated TV #146 | Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 12 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Manhunt: Unabomber (TV Mini-Series 2017)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

An in-depth look at how an FBI profiler helped track down the terrorist Ted Kaczynski, the Unabomber.

Stars: Sam Worthington, Jeremy Bobb, Ben Weber
Dark (TV Series 2017)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

A family saga with a supernatural twist, set in a German town, where the disappearance of two young children exposes the relationships among four families.

Stars: Oliver Masucci, Karoline Eichhorn, Jördis Triebel
Ozark (TV Series 2017)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A Chicago-based financial advisor secretly relocates his family to the Missouri Ozarks when his dealings with a drug cartel go awry.

Stars: Carson Holmes, Trevor Long, Jason Bateman
The Night Of (2016)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

After a night of partying with a woman he picked up, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and is charged with her murder.

Stars: Riz Ahmed, John Turturro, Bill Camp
Stranger Things (TV Series 2016)
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

When a young boy disappears, his mother, a police chief, and his friends must confront terrifying forces in order to get him back.

Stars: Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Winona Ryder
Black Mirror (TV Series 2011)
Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

An anthology series exploring a twisted, high-tech world where humanity's greatest innovations and darkest instincts collide.

Stars: Daniel Lapaine, Hannah John-Kamen, Michaela Coel
Narcos (2015–2017)
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

A chronicled look at the criminal exploits of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, as well as the many other drug kingpins who plagued the country through the years.

Stars: Pedro Pascal, Wagner Moura, Boyd Holbrook
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
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
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
The Punisher (TV Series 2017)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

After the murder of his family, Marine veteran Frank Castle became a vigilante known as "The Punisher" with only one goal in mind, to avenge them.

Stars: Jon Bernthal, Amber Rose Revah, Ebon Moss-Bachrach
Mr. Robot (TV Series 2015)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Elliot, a brilliant but highly unstable young cyber-security engineer and vigilante hacker, becomes a key figure in a complex game of global dominance when he and his shadowy allies try to take down the corrupt corporation he works for.

Stars: Rami Malek, Christian Slater, Portia Doubleday
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Jonathan Groff ...  Holden Ford 12 episodes, 2017-2018
Holt McCallany ...  Bill Tench / ... 12 episodes, 2017-2018
Hannah Gross ...  Debbie Mitford 10 episodes, 2017
Anna Torv ...  Wendy Carr 9 episodes, 2017-2018
Sonny Valicenti ...  ADT Serviceman 8 episodes, 2017
Cotter Smith ...  Unit Chief Shepard 8 episodes, 2017
Edit

Storyline

Two FBI agents, fighting the departmental stigma of backroom boys - those who try to complicate the status quo of simple Means, Motive, Opportunity (MMO) of crime-solving with academics - work to develop an innovative investigative field incorporating psychology, anthropology and sociology as a method to reveal the motive. They acknowledge classic crime-solving - MMO - as no longer sufficient because criminality is becoming more complicated as Motive graduates from need and greed to inexplicable and irrational reasons. They theorize applying deeper psychological evaluation will posit new questions. Simply, asking Why will lead to the Who. This series focuses on the development by two men, two agents, of a new criminal field and does so through story lines of visiting the sociopathic mind. Written by sasisami

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 October 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Caçador de Mentes See more »

Filming Locations:

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.20 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

At the end of Season 1 Episode 6, Mindhunter: Episode #1.6 (2017), the show closes with The Boomtown Rats' song, "I Don't Like Mondays" which was written by Bob Geldof after the 1979 mass shooting of 16-year-old Brenda Ann Spencer at Grover Cleveland Elementary in San Diego, CA. The song's title is attributed to Spencer's quoted reason for the shooting: "I don't like Mondays." See more »

Connections

Referenced in Honest Trailers: Bright (2018) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

 
Please stop these uninsightful remarks about shows!!!
13 October 2017 | by sepehrsaSee all my reviews

I watched the first episode and I liked it just as I do love other Fincher works.The Thing that annoys me is that there are always people whit patronizing manner lashing out others and calling them stupid because they think they know more and others do not have aesthetic vision.Personally I think shows like Mr Robot or mindhunter are great shows and like other great things they're not meant to be entertaining for every individual.So giving 0 or 1 to these titles means it's not for you so please you guys stop misdirecting the audience and don't watch things you don't like or watch them and say you just didn't like it or it wasn't your type.I'm not saying don't criticize.I'm just saying if you're going to criticize you must be honest and fair.But these days it is so hard to find fair reviews in IMDb or metacritic.It was funny for me when I saw a fully negative audience review (with 0 rating) about Mr robot season 3 in metacritic and when I checked his history I noticed he had rated season 1 and 2 with 0 and written negative reviews.Basically I think when Sb doesn't like a show they just quit watching!! So please write fair reviews so that people can decide to watch the show. I recommend this show to Fincher fans and I'm sure most of his fans will love the show as they watch it.It was a bit slow in the first episode but it's not wise to judge a show based on one episode.So far I've related to the show (with some minor problems) and I think it can reach higher levels while it goes ahead.


97 of 179 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 223 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed