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The Wire (2002)

TV-MA CrimeDrama 1h

All in the game.


Told from the points of view of both the Baltimore homicide and narcotics detectives and their targets, the series captures a universe in which the national war on drugs has become a permanent, self-sustaining bureaucracy, and distinctions between good and evil are routinely obliterated.

  1. David Simon


Series Cast

  1. Sonja Sohn as Kima Greggs and Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs

    Sonja Sohn

    Kima Greggs, Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs

    61 Episodes

  2. John Doman as Col. William A. Rawls and William Rawls

    John Doman

    Col. William A. Rawls, William Rawls

    61 Episodes

  3. Dominic West as Jimmy McNulty

    Dominic West

    Jimmy McNulty

    60 Episodes

  4. Lance Reddick as Cedric Daniels

    Lance Reddick

    Cedric Daniels

    60 Episodes

  5. Wendell Pierce as Bunk Moreland

    Wendell Pierce

    Bunk Moreland

    60 Episodes

  6. Clarke Peters as Lester Freamon

    Clarke Peters

    Lester Freamon

    60 Episodes

  7. Michael Kenneth Williams as Omar Little

    Michael Kenneth Williams

    Omar Little

    60 Episodes

  8. Deirdre Lovejoy as Rhonda Pearlman

    Deirdre Lovejoy

    Rhonda Pearlman

    60 Episodes

  9. J.D. Williams as Bodie Broadus

    J.D. Williams

    Bodie Broadus

    60 Episodes

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Season 5 - The Wire

Season 5

2008 | 10 Episodes

In the projects. On the docks. In City Hall. In the schools. And now, in the media. The places and faces change, but the game remains the same. In the fifth — and final — season, the series expands its focus into the media — specifically the role of newspapers in big-city bureaucracy — as it follows a newspaper staff as they struggle to maintain integrity and meet deadlines in the face of budget cuts and staff reductions.

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