DVD - 2011
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John Luther, the near-genius detective struggling with his own demons, returns with two distinctive, thrilling crime stories. Devastated by the brutal murder of his wife, John Luther returns to policing in a different world. His old unit has gone and he's working in the newly created Serious and Serial unit, headed by former police complaints officer Martin Schenk. Luther quickly gathers together his team, rescuing his old partner Detective Justin Ripley from uniform.
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2011.
Edition: Widescreen.
ISBN: 9780780682603
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (240 min.) :,sd., col. ;,12 cm.


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Feb 02, 2019

If your DVD player has subtitles or close captioning, it is good to have on because of British accents and some slang words.

Apr 16, 2018

1st one was better! Sound suck can't understand what half the people r saying!

Mar 21, 2018

Gritty crime drama. Bad cops and worse cops. Wonderful acting by many of the players although how the villain ever got any acting job is beyond me. Idris Elba is wonderful, so this series is a must-see for his fans.

Feb 09, 2018

Theme music is hard on the ears, our hero is easy on the eyes. Recommended by my librarian but not by me, the plot of prostitutes, gang violence, and crooked cops was more gritty and noir than i wanted. Luther's horrible friends and crappy life seem related to bad choices he made in season one, which i have not seen. It had its moments, the final episode was good.

Nov 22, 2017

Two thumbs down. This was absolutely disgusting disappointing.The plot was very flat and one dimensional. A lot of the risks he took were pointless and didn’t add interest to the plot. There wasn’t enough focus on the crimes that he was supposed to be investigating. I wanted to see more of a development of the criminals or more of a struggle to find who did the crimes. Instead, they focus on these weird dynamics between him and some of the white women characters. For example, there was a scene where he kiss the forehead of a white girl who was a porn star/ prostitute; not only was that weird for a black man to do, it would be weird and inappropriate for any man to do considering the job he holds and that he doesn’t know her. It seemed to be about a black male detective who was always running around putting his career , health, and safety on the line to save some white woman he didn’t know or barely knew from some past assignment he did.

Jan 30, 2016

The second part was not as good as the firs but the acting is excellent.

ezaminpaima Jun 09, 2015

A great dark detective series! Nothing is black and white in this show: many of the characters teeter between good and evil, which makes them real, human, and relatable. Must watch!

Aug 13, 2014

This series is amazing! The characters and the acting is great. The story-line is one shock after another. Some of the eps in this series left me breathless.

Dec 27, 2013

Great Luther 2! Anticipating Luther 3!

KateHillier Jul 31, 2013

Even better than the first series! While I do miss Alice I do like Jenny and the other new additions to case. Truly unsettling cases too!

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