Luther (2010–2018)

TV Series  |  TV-MA  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery


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A crime drama series starring Idris Elba as a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can't always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions.


8.5/10
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  • Idris Elba and Michael Smiley in Luther (2010)
  • Luther (2010)
  • Michael Smiley in Luther (2010)
  • Idris Elba in Luther (2010)
  • Luther (2010)
  • Idris Elba at an event for Beasts of No Nation (2015)

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Cast & Crew

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Creator:

Neil Cross

Did You Know?

Trivia

Writer Neil Cross said that DCI John Luther is actually a combination of Sherlock Holmes and Columbo (1971); he takes the intelligence and ability to solve crimes from Holmes and the invert detective formula from Columbo.


Quotes

DCI John Luther: Look, it's a very specific look - the wig, the makeup. There's a bit of a Siouxsie and the Banshees thing going on here.
DS Justin Ripley: Who and the what?
DCI John Luther: '80s. Post-punk.
DS Justin Ripley: Oh, uh, goths.
DCI John Luther: Post-punk.

Storyline

Plot Summary


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Genres

Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller

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