True Detective

True Detective


4.6 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars74%
  • 4 Stars16%
  • 3 Stars6%
  • 2 Stars4%
  • 1 Star0%
4.60 / 5 based on 50 Reviews

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True Detective
True Detective
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Imad H.
Dekalb, IL
3 reviews
One of the best pieces of work on TV! What a cast, and what cinematography.   The dialogues and the suspense in this show really make this series special. The first season set the bar way too high but Season two is a good one too. Make sure you watch with full concentration and a good sound system to truly appreciate this awesome show.
Marie C.
181 reviews
True Detective was life changing. I live for TV shows that showcase in depth character development and an intriguing story line. They could not have chosen a better cast, especially with the two leads-- Matthew McConaguey and Woody Harrelson. I bawled my eyes out on the finale because I became so attached to these characters. Even the making of this series was jaw-dropping and awe-inspiring. One particular episode, halfway through the series, gave me heart palpitations in the best (and worst) way possible. The artistry, acting, and filmmaking really culminated into a masterpiece.
Jordan C.
Charlottesvle, VA
87 reviews
Pop Culture Expert Level 2
The first season of this show was absolutely amazing!! Turn the volume up and pay attention to this show. They go into detail a lot. The second season was good but the first season was the best. I hope season three will be as good as the first. If you are on the fence about watching this show I woud recommend that you watch a couple episodes of season 1 and you will discover that you cannot continue on in life without finishing the season.
nathan h.
San Diego, CA
5 reviews
First season of this show was spectacular! Great story with so many twists and turns that you kept coming back for more. It was gritty. It was gripping. It was high drama. It had action. It had comedy. It was just a great mix of everything you could want in a TV show. The second season will be starting up in about another month and definitely cant wait..! Looking forward to it so much!
Katie P.
Brooklyn, NY
163 reviews
Pop Culture Expert Level 2
Season 1 starts off strong but ultimately goes nowhere. The cinematography, editing, and performances by Harrelson and McConoughay are worth watching but don't expect the story to pay off. Season 2 is not worth watching at all. If you like strong women characters who aren't one-dimensional objects or victims, then you should look somewhere else.
Daphne S.
Spring Lake, NJ
156 reviews
My review will refer to the first season, because the second season did not catch my attention at all. Harrelson and McConaughey are very convincing actors and they identify with their characters. This is a true drama full of social criticism and raw violence. Watch the series if you love dark, philosophical detective series.
Kristin S.
Portland, OR
10 reviews
This is one of the best shows on TV (or the internet, as the case may be). Great timeline, interesting subject, amazing actors. I must say that I think the show worked so well because it is designed as one season only. The plot is told in a specific number of episodes with no attempt to hook people for the next season. It works great, but it's also quite sad when you finish the season, and know you will no longer get to live with these characters anymore.
Jen M.
Silver Spring, MD
123 reviews
Pop Culture Expert Level 2
This show is so good! I didn't expect it to be that amazing. I really liked Mathew Mcconaughey and Woody Harrelson together. They complimented each other so well! Everything was so believable. I also loved the storyline, it did start off a little slow at first but picked up fast and kept you on the edge of your seat!
Zoe F.
Royal Oak, MI
160 reviews
Pop Culture Expert Level 2
True Detective is such a beautifully crafter show with such amazing acting and such a brilliant staff of writers. I will say that I much preferred the first season to the second season, but I think both are wonderfully made, extremely high quality, and totally worth the watch.
Harrison H.
Brooklyn, NY
34 reviews
The show is amazing. The performances by the entire cast, but particularly the two leads are incredible. Cary Jo Fukunaga directs all 8 episodes and the show should make anyone believe that he has a big future ahead of him. The writing is uneven, but still well done, and as much as people want to give all the credit to the actors, it's a two way street. I'm excited for Season 2.
Kari B.
Sunset beach, Ca
31 reviews
Pop Culture Expert Level 3
Did you think Matthew McConaughey was a good actor before you saw him in this? If so, what movie, and why.
Angela P.
Norwood, MA
209 reviews
Pop Culture Expert Level 2
Which season did you like better, 1 or 2?

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