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The Wire

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9.3/10
Mystery Thriller Rated: 18+ (TV-MA)2002 - 20085 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: HBO MAX HBO Tags: Drug Police Gangster 
Country: America

Told from the points of view of both the Baltimore homicide and narcotics detectives and their targets, the series captures a universe in which the national war on drugs has become a permanent, self-sustaining bureaucracy, and distinctions between good and evil are routinely obliterated.The Wire featuring Dominic West and Lance Reddick has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on HBO MAX, streaming with subscription on HBO, available for purchase on iTunes, and 5 others. It's a mystery and thriller show with 60 episodes over 5 seasons. The Wire is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a very high IMDb audience rating of 9.3 (314,188 votes) and was very well received by critics.

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Dominic West

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All Seasons of The Wire

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Season 1
13 Episodes | HBO MAX, HBO, Prime Video, Google Play, iTunes, Vudu, YouTube, & Rent or Buy

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60 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO).

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60 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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Not available to watch free online.

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#1 Ranked in Police TV

#3 Ranked in Crime TV

#4 Ranked in TV on HBO

The Wire has a very high IMDb audience rating of 9.3 (314,188 votes) and was very well received by critics. The show is extremely popular with Reelgood users lately.

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