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Added by keiju on 7 Jun 2012 11:34
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Criminals as Main Characters (TV)

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People who added this item 2808 Average listal rating (1918 ratings) 8.8 IMDB Rating 9.5


Main Crimes:

- Mass Methamphetamine Manufacture
- Drug Dealing
- Money Laundering
- Murder
People who added this item 1158 Average listal rating (654 ratings) 8.7 IMDB Rating 9.3



Main Crimes:

- Drug Dealing
- Organized Crime
- Murder
- Extorsion
- Corruption
- Smuggling
- Police Brutality
People who added this item 1857 Average listal rating (1237 ratings) 8.5 IMDB Rating 9


Main Crimes:

- Smuggling
- Theft
People who added this item 558 Average listal rating (346 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 8.9


Main Crimes:

- Murder (& murder & more murder)
- Obstruction Of Justice
- Fraud
People who added this item 940 Average listal rating (514 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.5



Main Crimes:

- Embezzelment
- Corruption
- Murder
- Prostitution
- Organized Crime
- Bootlegging
- Electoral Fraud
People who added this item 954 Average listal rating (576 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.5


Main Crimes:

- Murder & Cannibalism (not really a spoiler, is it?)


Main Crimes:

- Organized Crime
- Theft
- Murder
- Drug Dealing
- Extortion
People who added this item 423 Average listal rating (255 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.6
Justified (2010)


Main Crimes:

- Incitement ( en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incitement )
People who added this item 662 Average listal rating (405 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.6


Main Crimes:

- Fraud
- Grand Theft Auto
- Theft
- Drug production & selling
People who added this item 553 Average listal rating (339 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.9


Main Crimes:

- Trademark Infringrement
- Scam
People who added this item 3511 Average listal rating (2362 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.6
Dexter (2006)


Main Crimes:

- Mass Murder
People who added this item 1226 Average listal rating (703 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.6
Mad Men (2007)


Main Crimes:

- Identity Theft
- Defector
People who added this item 765 Average listal rating (429 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.7


Main Crimes:

- Political Corruption
- Murder
People who added this item 895 Average listal rating (524 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.6


Main Crimes:

- Organized Crime
- Theft
- Drug Dealing
- Extortion
- Murder
People who added this item 584 Average listal rating (369 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.1


Main Crimes:

- Murder (not an spoiler, is it?)


Main Crimes:

- Attempted murder
- Manslaughter / Reckless Endangerment
- Organized Crime (League Or Evil)

NOTE: Super Villain
People who added this item 1869 Average listal rating (1211 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 9.2
The Sopranos (1999)


Main Crimes:

- Murder
- Drug Dealing
- Organized Crime
- Extortion
People who added this item 265 Average listal rating (145 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.4
The Americans (2013)


Main Crimes:

- Espionage
People who added this item 410 Average listal rating (239 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.8
Narcos (2015)


Main Crimes:

- Murder
- Organized Crime
- Drug Trafficking
- Extorsion
- Corruption
- Smuggling
- Police Brutality
People who added this item 43 Average listal rating (24 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.7


Main Crimes:

- Drug Dealing
- Minor Theft
People who added this item 167 Average listal rating (81 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.4
Utopia (2013)


Main Crimes:

- Murder
- Attempted (?) Genocide
- Mass & Organized Corruption
- Organized Crime
- Torture
- Theft
- Breaking and Entering
People who added this item 825 Average listal rating (452 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.6
Deadwood (2004)


Main Crimes:

- Tresspassing Indian Territories

"There´s no law in Deadwood, no law at all"

The state of lawlessness the city is in makes all the murders and extortions commited by main characters not crimes. When the city joins the Dakota Territory all that´s going to change but the series timeframe is mainly before that.


Main Crimes:

- Embezzelment
- Creative Accounting
People who added this item 994 Average listal rating (652 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.2


Thanks to Phob0s for getting them qualified!

Main Crimes:

- Manslaughter / Murder
- Vandalism
People who added this item 505 Average listal rating (339 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.8



Main Crimes:

- Murder
- Election Fraud
- Bribing various Authorities
- State Office Abuse
- AWOL
- High Treason
- Theft
- Fraud
People who added this item 908 Average listal rating (567 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.7
Oz (1997)


Main Crimes:

- Murder
- Drug Dealing
- Rape
- Prison Uprising
- Almost Every Major Criminal Offences
People who added this item 3214 Average listal rating (2281 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.4
Supernatural (2005)


Main Crimes:

- FBI Agent Impersonation
- Fraud
People who added this item 629 Average listal rating (405 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.2
White Collar (2009)


Main Crimes:

- Forgery
- Prison Breaking
- Theft
- Fraud / Scam
People who added this item 695 Average listal rating (428 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.3
Homeland (2011)


Main Crimes:

- Treason
- Attemped Act Of Terrorism
People who added this item 245 Average listal rating (157 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.9


Main Crimes:

- Theft
- Black Hat Hacking (not so black, though)
- Fraud

They are supposed to be criminals more than being actual ones though.
People who added this item 111 Average listal rating (54 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.4


Main Crimes:

- Looting
- Arson
- Breaking & Entering
- Black Hat Hackering and Stealing
People who added this item 227 Average listal rating (126 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.3
The Leftovers (2014)


Main Crimes:

- Animal Abuse
- Murder
- Torture
- Breaking And Entering
People who added this item 332 Average listal rating (192 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8
The Blacklist (2013)


Main Crimes:

- Murder
- Torture
- Extortion
- Kidnapping
- Sabotage
- Counterfeit
People who added this item 579 Average listal rating (391 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.7
The Shield (2002)


Main Crimes:

- Corruption
- Murder
- Forgery of Evidence
People who added this item 488 Average listal rating (302 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.6
Archer (2009)


Main Crimes:

- Murder
- Drug Dealing
- Treason
- Slavery
- Theft
- Phrasing Jokes
- Treason
People who added this item 170 Average listal rating (118 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.6
I need some help here :(
People who added this item 4985 Average listal rating (3688 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.3
Lost (2004)


Main Crimes:

- Fraud / Scam
- Murder
People who added this item 699 Average listal rating (376 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.4


Main Crimes:

- Prostitution
- Fraud (?)
People who added this item 52 Average listal rating (22 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.4
The Guardian (2001)


I´m pretty sure that his drug use and possession wasn´t a felony (am I wrong?). The fact that he got out with 1500 hours of community service it´s, I think, some proof.

If I´m wrong please someone tell me!
People who added this item 380 Average listal rating (218 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8
Black Lagoon (2006)


Main Crimes:

- Murder
- Smuggling
- Mercenary Pirating
People who added this item 1469 Average listal rating (981 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.9
Weeds (2005)


Main Crimes:

- Drug Dealing
- Marihuana cultivation
People who added this item 180 Average listal rating (103 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8.3


Main Crimes:

- Murder
- Theft
People who added this item 993 Average listal rating (633 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.5
Arrow (2012)


Main Crimes:

- Vigilantism
People who added this item 3863 Average listal rating (3063 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8.4
Futurama (1999)


Main Crimes:

- Theft
- Fraud
- Pillage, looting and plundering
- Reckless endangering of his pet (Fry)
- Attempted Murder
People who added this item 131 Average listal rating (82 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8.1


Main Crimes:

- Theft
- Battery
- Extorsion
- Murder
People who added this item 3076 Average listal rating (2232 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 8.3


Main Crimes:

- Prison Breaking (!)
People who added this item 436 Average listal rating (257 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 8.1


Main Crimes:

- Vandalism
- Battery

NOTE: He´s not really the main character, though.
People who added this item 189 Average listal rating (128 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 8.1
Hustle (2004)


Main Crimes:

- Theft
- Fraud
People who added this item 304 Average listal rating (189 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.9


Main Crimes:

- Unlicensed Private Detective
People who added this item 193 Average listal rating (117 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.9
Lupin III (1971)


Main Crimes:

- Theft
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