Set in the late 1970s, two FBI agents are tasked with interviewing serial killers to solve open cases.

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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
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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

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

13 October 2017 (USA) See more »

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Mindhunter See more »

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.20 : 1
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Holden Ford is 29. Bill Tench is 44. In reality, the actors Jonathan Groff and Holt McCallany are 32 and 54, respectively. See more »

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Referenced in I Be Geniusen Stuff: Mindhunter S1 (2018) See more »

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Can't Watch Just One Episode
22 November 2017 | by boatsfraSee all my reviews

Mindhunter is a 10 episode series on N'flix that hits a home run with me. First of all, David Fincher can do no wrong in my eyes, blending trance-like music with scenes that are unforgettable. He does this a few times and my goodness he's the master at it. Every scene, every line...well-constructed and nothing wasted.

Mindhunter gets into your head very quickly and not only for the content, but for the era it is held in. If you weren't born in the 70's, that's OK because the producers here have done a masterful job in recreating America in that decade. I honestly don't know how they did it scene after scene.

Mindhunter is a series where each character leaves an indelible mark on your psyche. The content is deep and makes you wonder. Don't forget to hug mom. I give it a 10 on the "bingeable" meter.


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