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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 2614 Average listal rating (1466 ratings) 8.8 IMDB Rating 9.5
Breaking Bad (2008)


Main Crimes:

- Mass Methamphetamine Manufacture
- Drug Dealing
- Money Laundering
- Murder
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People who added this item 1107 Average listal rating (554 ratings) 8.7 IMDB Rating 9.3
The Wire (2002)



Main Crimes:

- Drug Dealing
- Organized Crime
- Murder
- Extorsion
- Corruption
- Smuggling
- Police Brutality
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Main Crimes:

- Organized Crime
- Theft
- Murder
- Drug Dealing
- Extortion
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People who added this item 517 Average listal rating (296 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 8.9
Fargo (2014)


Main Crimes:

- Murder (& murder & more murder)
- Obstruction Of Justice
- Fraud
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People who added this item 1834 Average listal rating (1124 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 9
Firefly (2002)


Main Crimes:

- Smuggling
- Theft
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People who added this item 927 Average listal rating (469 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.5



Main Crimes:

- Embezzelment
- Corruption
- Murder
- Prostitution
- Organized Crime
- Bootlegging
- Electoral Fraud
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People who added this item 412 Average listal rating (225 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.6
Justified (2010)


Main Crimes:

- Incitement ( en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incitement )
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People who added this item 918 Average listal rating (496 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.5
Hannibal (2013)


Main Crimes:

- Murder & Cannibalism (not really a spoiler, is it?)
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People who added this item 758 Average listal rating (390 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.8


Main Crimes:

- Political Corruption
- Murder
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People who added this item 461 Average listal rating (225 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.7


Main Crimes:

- Trademark Infringrement
- Scam
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People who added this item 1196 Average listal rating (638 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.6
Mad Men (2007)


Main Crimes:

- Identity Theft
- Defector
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People who added this item 3471 Average listal rating (2042 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.6
Dexter (2006)


Main Crimes:

- Mass Murder
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People who added this item 634 Average listal rating (332 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.6


Main Crimes:

- Fraud
- Grand Theft Auto
- Theft
- Drug production & selling
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People who added this item 374 Average listal rating (187 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.8
Narcos (2015)


Main Crimes:

- Murder
- Organized Crime
- Drug Trafficking
- Extorsion
- Corruption
- Smuggling
- Police Brutality
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People who added this item 484 Average listal rating (315 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.5


Main Crimes:

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

NOTE: Super Villain
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People who added this item 879 Average listal rating (468 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.6


Main Crimes:

- Organized Crime
- Theft
- Drug Dealing
- Extortion
- Murder
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People who added this item 253 Average listal rating (131 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.4


Main Crimes:

- Espionage
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People who added this item 157 Average listal rating (68 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.4
Utopia (2013)


Main Crimes:

- Murder
- Attempted (?) Genocide
- Mass & Organized Corruption
- Organized Crime
- Torture
- Theft
- Breaking and Entering
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People who added this item 42 Average listal rating (24 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.7


Main Crimes:

- Drug Dealing
- Minor Theft
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People who added this item 1802 Average listal rating (1093 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 9.2
The Sopranos (1999)


Main Crimes:

- Murder
- Drug Dealing
- Organized Crime
- Extortion
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People who added this item 808 Average listal rating (424 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.
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People who added this item 980 Average listal rating (586 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.2
Misfits (2009)


Thanks to Phob0s for getting them qualified!

Main Crimes:

- Manslaughter / Murder
- Vandalism
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People who added this item 1832 Average listal rating (1218 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.8


Main Crimes:

- Embezzelment
- Creative Accounting
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People who added this item 894 Average listal rating (523 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.7
Oz (1997)


Main Crimes:

- Murder
- Drug Dealing
- Rape
- Prison Uprising
- Almost Every Major Criminal Offences
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People who added this item 496 Average listal rating (325 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.8



Main Crimes:

- Murder
- Election Fraud
- Bribing various Authorities
- State Office Abuse
- AWOL
- High Treason
- Theft
- Fraud
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People who added this item 107 Average listal rating (52 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.4


Main Crimes:

- Looting
- Arson
- Breaking & Entering
- Black Hat Hackering and Stealing
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People who added this item 680 Average listal rating (389 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.3
Homeland (2011)


Main Crimes:

- Treason
- Attemped Act Of Terrorism
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People who added this item 3163 Average listal rating (1858 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.4
Supernatural (2005)


Main Crimes:

- FBI Agent Impersonation
- Fraud
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People who added this item 627 Average listal rating (352 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.2
White Collar (2009)


Main Crimes:

- Forgery
- Prison Breaking
- Theft
- Fraud / Scam
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People who added this item 341 Average listal rating (160 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8
Black Lagoon (2006)


Main Crimes:

- Murder
- Smuggling
- Mercenary Pirating
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People who added this item 471 Average listal rating (282 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.6
Archer (2009)


Main Crimes:

- Murder
- Drug Dealing
- Treason
- Slavery
- Theft
- Phrasing Jokes
- Treason
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People who added this item 210 Average listal rating (106 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.3
The Leftovers (2014)


Main Crimes:

- Animal Abuse
- Murder
- Torture
- Breaking And Entering
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People who added this item 241 Average listal rating (140 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.9
Leverage (2008)


Main Crimes:

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

They are supposed to be criminals more than being actual ones though.
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People who added this item 312 Average listal rating (157 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8
The Blacklist (2013)


Main Crimes:

- Murder
- Torture
- Extortion
- Kidnapping
- Sabotage
- Counterfeit
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People who added this item 4955 Average listal rating (3019 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.3
Lost (2004)


Main Crimes:

- Fraud / Scam
- Murder
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People who added this item 566 Average listal rating (353 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.7
The Shield (2002)


Main Crimes:

- Corruption
- Murder
- Forgery of Evidence
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People who added this item 50 Average listal rating (22 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.4


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!
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People who added this item 155 Average listal rating (104 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.4
I need some help here :(
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People who added this item 690 Average listal rating (354 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.4
Carnivàle (2003)


Main Crimes:

- Prostitution
- Fraud (?)
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People who added this item 461 Average listal rating (241 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8.2


Main Crimes:

- Murder (not an spoiler, is it?)
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People who added this item 3787 Average listal rating (2690 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
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People who added this item 179 Average listal rating (97 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8.3


Main Crimes:

- Murder
- Theft
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People who added this item 1460 Average listal rating (900 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.9
Weeds (2005)


Main Crimes:

- Drug Dealing
- Marihuana cultivation
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People who added this item 404 Average listal rating (223 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 8.1


Main Crimes:

- Vandalism
- Battery

NOTE: He´s not really the main character, though.
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People who added this item 128 Average listal rating (75 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 8.1


Main Crimes:

- Theft
- Battery
- Extorsion
- Murder
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People who added this item 959 Average listal rating (499 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6
Arrow (2012)


Main Crimes:

- Vigilantism
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Main Crimes:

- Attempted Genocide
- Attempted Mass Slavery
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People who added this item 3055 Average listal rating (1904 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 8.3
Prison Break (2005)


Main Crimes:

- Prison Breaking (!)
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People who added this item 303 Average listal rating (185 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.9


Main Crimes:

- Unlicensed Private Detective
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People who added this item 188 Average listal rating (121 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 8.1
Hustle (2004)


Main Crimes:

- Theft
- Fraud
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