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The Wire (2002)

  • TV-MA
  • 60 min
  • Crime, Drama
  • 6 seasons
  • imdb logo 9.3/10 (343667 votes)

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Plot

Life in the streets of Baltimore are put under the microscope in this hard-hitting police drama. After trouble-making Detective James McNulty runs his mouth, he ends up on a task force investigating a citywide drug lord that no one seems to know about. But their investigation is just one story in this system of crime and drugs. As their investigation continues and grows more morally complicated, it peels back the layer of corruption and desperation that's influenced every aspect of Baltimore — from city hall to the union docks, from the school system to the citywide news room. The lines between right and wrong are consistently blurry.

Where to watch The Wire?

The Wire is a crime show featuring Dominic West and created by David Simon.

The Wire is currently streaming on HBO Max and Spectrum On Demand.

It is also possible to buy The Wire on Amazon Video, Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Microsoft Store and Vudu.