Those Who Kill

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  • TV-14
  • 2014
  • 1 Season
  • 7.1  (3,859)

Those Who Kill is a gripping crime drama that premiered on A&E in 2014. The show follows the story of Catherine Jensen, a talented police detective in Pittsburgh, who becomes obsessed with catching serial killers after her own family was murdered when she was a child. Catherine is played by Chloe Sevigny in a compelling and nuanced performance.

The series also stars James D'Arcy as Thomas Schaeffer, a forensic psychologist who has a dark past of his own. He becomes Catherine's partner in the hunt for serial killers and the two develop a complicated but fascinating relationship throughout the show.

James Morrison plays Frank Bisgaard, Catherine's boss at the police department. He is skeptical of Catherine's obsession with serial killers but recognizes her talent and the contribution she brings to the team. Bruce Davison is featured as Howard Burgess, Catherine's father, who is institutionalized after her family's murder. Omid Abtahi plays Bilal Al-Masih, an ambitious journalist who risks his life to get a scoop on the latest serial killer case.

The first season of Those Who Kill is made up of 10 episodes, with each episode focusing on a specific serial killer case. The show does not shy away from graphic violence and disturbing subject matter, as it tackles the psychology behind what drives people to commit heinous crimes.

While the plot of each episode centers around the investigation into the serial killer case, the series deliberately takes its time to delve into the characters' backstories and personal lives, giving the audience a deeper understanding of what motivates them. Catherine's past trauma is a recurring theme throughout the show, driving her relentless pursuit of justice, even if it means putting herself in harm's way.

The performances in Those Who Kill are exceptional. Chloe Sevigny shines as Catherine Jensen, delivering a stunning portrayal of a woman consumed by her work while trying to come to terms with her own tragic past. James D'Arcy brings depth and nuance to his portrayal of Thomas Schaeffer, offering viewers a glimpse into the psyche of a man who is haunted by his own dark secrets.

The show's writing is also a highlight, offering intricate and complex plot lines that keep viewers on the edge of their seats. Each episode is packed with twists and turns, and fans of the genre will undoubtedly find themselves hooked from the first episode.

Overall, Those Who Kill is a compelling and thought-provoking crime drama that offers a unique take on the genre. Its exploration of the psychology behind serial killers and the lasting impact of trauma on the human psyche makes for a riveting viewing experience. Highly recommended for fans of crime dramas and psychological thrillers.

Those Who Kill is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (12 episodes). The series first aired on March 3, 2014.

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Episode 12
12. Episode 12
May 29, 2011
Fantasy turns into reality for the mass murderer and the team is dealt a vital blow. Directed by Birger Larsen, 2011. (episode 12 of 12)
Episode 11
11. Episode 11
May 22, 2011
Thomas Schaeffer's future plans are on hold as a former patient is connected to a bus massacre. Directed by Birger Larsen, 2011. (episode 11 of 12)
10. Surrender
May 18, 2014
Catherine has a hard time staying on track after Molbeck's attack. Catherine and Thomas take on one of their biggest enemies.
9. Untethered
May 11, 2014
Thomas struggles to control Catherine after her mother's death.
8. Insomnia
May 4, 2014
Thomas obsesses over an ominous letter that puts his career and family in jeopardy, while Catherine attempts to put the past behind her after a sudden personal loss.
A Safe Place
7. A Safe Place
April 27, 2014
Catherine takes on an unlikely role as the killer invades another family.
Always After
6. Always After
April 20, 2014
Upset about Thomas' revelation about Marie, Catherine thrusts herself into investigating a home wrecker. Meanwhile, Thomas struggles when his past demons resurface.
5. Souvenirs
April 13, 2014
Thomas decides to stop working on active cases causing Catherine to search his past.
4. Sunday
April 6, 2014
Catherine is forced to seek help from her step-father. Meanwhile, Thomas discusses how murderers think with his son.
Rocking The Boat
3. Rocking The Boat
March 30, 2014
Catherine and Thomas join forces to investigate a murder victim's past.
The Way Home
2. The Way Home
March 10, 2014
Catherine must wait for the D.A.'s office to clear her, and Thomas begins to look into her past without her knowledge. Matters are become even more complicated when a murder and a suicide are discovered.
1. Pilot
March 3, 2014
A drama about serial killers: the ultimate violent criminals who are surrounded by fear and mystique. When murders are not grounded in traditional motives and patterns of behavior, it takes a very particular kind of person to catch the serial killer; someone who knows and understands the killer's dark side and the fantasies that plague him.
Where to Watch Those Who Kill
Those Who Kill is available for streaming on the A&E website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Those Who Kill on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    March 3, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (3,859)