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Luther

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Crime Drama Rated: 14+ (TV-14)2010 - Present5 SeasonsReturning: Date TBAOn: Netflix Tags: Police Psychology Country: United Kingdom

A dark psychological crime drama starring Idris Elba as Luther, a man struggling with his own terrible demons, who might be as dangerous as the depraved murderers he hunts.Luther featuring Idris Elba and Dermot Crowley has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Netflix, available for purchase on iTunes, available for purchase on Google Play, and 5 others. It's a crime and drama show with 20 episodes over 5 seasons. Luther is still airing with no announced date for the next episode or season. It has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 90% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.5 (102,779 votes).

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16 episodes (80%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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16 episodes (80%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 4 others).

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#3 Ranked in Psychology TV

#7 Ranked in Suspense TV

#28 Ranked in TV on Netflix

Luther has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 90% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.5 (102,779 votes). The show is extremely popular with Reelgood users lately.

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20 Total Episodes of Luther Where to stream every episode from all 5 seasons of Luther. Filter these episodes by what's available to watch free or on your streaming services using the tabs above.

Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Episode 1

S01 E01

May 4, 2010
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Episode 1 May 4, 2010 Luther returns to work after a traumatic arrest to investigate the murder of a former child genius's parents, and quickly deduces that their daughter is responsible. However, unable to find evidence to convict, he becomes embroiled in a battle of wits with the suspect - who has set her sights on him and his estranged wife.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Episode 2

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May 11, 2010
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Episode 2 May 11, 2010 A gunman begins murdering uniformed police officers, prompting the detective to taunt the killer on TV in the hope of inspiring him to turn his anger on him and come out into the open. To his horror, Luther also learns that Alice Morgan has been investigating his past - and is threatening to tell Zoe what she has discovered.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Episode 3

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May 18, 2010
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Episode 3 May 18, 2010 John Luther must catch a Satanic occult killer accused of kidnap and murder. However, with a young mother's life at stake, Luther must use all his skills to build an airtight case.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Episode 4

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May 25, 2010
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Episode 4 May 25, 2010 When a serial killer goes on the rampage, Luther must put his personal life aside and delve inside the murderer's mind to discover what is driving him to kill so many girls, and why.

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Season 01, Episode 05 Episode 5

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Jun 1, 2010
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Episode 5 Jun 1, 2010 When a wealthy couple are taken hostage, Luther must try to avert a disastrous chain of events. However, what he doesn't know is that it will soon become very personal.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Episode 6

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Jun 8, 2010
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Episode 6 Jun 8, 2010 Luther, suspected of murder, goes on the run to try and prove his innocence. With Alice's assistance, they set out together to exact revenge on the real killer.

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 Episode 1

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Jun 14, 2011
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Episode 1 Jun 14, 2011 Still plagued by the death of his ex-wife, Luther returns to work to face a surreal and nightmarish case of a masked murderer determined to enter into folklore. As the body count rises, Luther must use all his skills to stop the killer, at the same time trying to rescue an old acquaintance's daughter from the dangerous world of prostitution.

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Season 02, Episode 02 Episode 2

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Jun 21, 2011
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Episode 2 Jun 21, 2011 Luther must rescue Ripley, abducted by Cameron, in time to prevent Cameron's final murderous set piece. But Jenny's ruthless and vengeful boss is demanding compensation for stealing her protege. Luther is torn; will his visionary mind provide the team with the tools to save Ripley and the killer's intended victims, or will his focus be compromised?

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Season 02, Episode 03 Episode 3

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Jun 28, 2011
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Episode 3 Jun 28, 2011 As Luther's affection for Jenny grows, so does his determination to protect her and help her back on her feet. Baba, however, is determined to keep Luther on a tight leash. To add to Luther's difficulties, he is called in to investigate a man whose brutal and escalating murders seem to have no motive, leaving Jenny alone and vulnerable.

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Season 02, Episode 04 Episode 4

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Jul 5, 2011
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Episode 4 Jul 5, 2011 Luther's personal and professional life spirals out of control as he tries to cover up Toby's death and appease a suspicious Baba. He must also protect Jenny from any further harm. At work there's also a killer at large whose actions are ruled by his dice. How do you stop a man who sees life and death as a game and whose actions can't be predicted?

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Season 3

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Season 03, Episode 01 Episode 1

S03 E01

Jul 2, 2013
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Episode 1 Jul 2, 2013 Luther investigates a the case of a fetishist who is murdering women which is similar to an unsolved case from the 1980s. The team attempt to catch the copycat killer, whose murderous spree has only just started.

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Season 03, Episode 02 Episode 2

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Jul 9, 2013
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Episode 2 Jul 9, 2013 Luther's date with Mary, and the promise of romance, is interrupted by the news of another murder. The killer has struck again - the number of victims is escalating fast.

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Season 03, Episode 03 Episode 3

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Jul 16, 2013
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Episode 3 Jul 16, 2013 In what looks like a gangland crime - two hoodies are shot at close range. But an un-connected crime sees Luther make a un-connected connection that might provide the real answer to what happened.

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Season 03, Episode 04 Episode 4

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Jul 23, 2013
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Episode 4 Jul 23, 2013 Marwood makes his vendetta personal - targeting Luther and those closest to him, raining destruction on everything he touches. Stark and Gray arrive just in time to hurry Mary to a secret place, but is her safety really Stark's priority, or is she just a pawn in his game to lure Luther to him?

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Season 4

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Season 04, Episode 01 Episode 1

S04 E01

Dec 15, 2015
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Episode 1 Dec 15, 2015 Away from the police force, Luther receives a visit from Detective Chief Inspector Theo Bloom and Detective Sergeant Emma Lane. They bring him some new evidence that will draw him back to London to find the truth. The team tracks a cannibalistic serial killer.

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Season 04, Episode 02 Episode 2

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Dec 22, 2015
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Episode 2 Dec 22, 2015 On the trail of a horrifying killer, Luther finds himself haunted by ghosts from his past.

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Season 5

Season 05, Episode 01 Episode 1

S05 E01

Jan 1, 2019
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Episode 1 Jan 1, 2019 A new spate of nightmarish murders brings DCI John Luther to once again face the depths of human depravity on the streets of London. As the body count rises, and gangster George Cornelius applies his own pressure, can Luther catch the killer and save his own neck?

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Season 05, Episode 02 Episode 2

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Jan 2, 2019
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Episode 2 Jan 2, 2019 Luther must confront a demon from his past, as both the police and Cornelius converge on his home. With Halliday convinced that the body in the morgue isn't their killer, can Luther put his own troubles to one side and find the true murderer before he strikes again?

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Season 05, Episode 03 Episode 3

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Jan 3, 2019
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Episode 3 Jan 3, 2019 With his friend in peril and a young woman kidnapped by the relentless serial killer, can Luther protect the innocent while preventing Cornelius's violent revenge from consuming him? Who is Luther willing to save, and who can't he bear to lose?

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Season 05, Episode 04 Episode 4

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Jan 4, 2019
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Episode 4 Jan 4, 2019 Reeling from the death of his friend, Luther races to save the others from Cornelius's terrible retribution. With Luther's increasing absence from the case, Halliday heads the hunt for a killer on the loose - a killer determined to complete his final macabre masterpiece.

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