Crime Story (1986)

Crime Story is an American TV drama, created by Gustave Reininger and Chuck Adamson, that premiered in 1986 and ran for two seasons on NBC. The executive producer was Michael Mann, who had left his other series Miami Vice to oversee Crime Story and direct the film Manhunter. The show premiered with a two-hour pilot — a movie which had been exhibited theatrically — and was watched by over 30 million viewers. It was then scheduled to follow Miami Vice on Friday nights, and continued to attract a record number of viewers. NBC then moved the show to Tuesdays at 10 pm opposite ABC's Moonlighting, hurting its ratings to the point that NBC ordered its cancellation after only two seasons. Set in the early, pre-Beatles 1960s, the series depicted two men — Lt. Mike Torello and mobster Ray Luca — with an obsessive drive to destroy each other. As Luca started with street crime in Chicago, was "made" in the Chicago Outfit and then sent to Las Vegas to monitor their casinos, Torello pursued Luca as head of a special Organized Crime Strike Force. Torello, his friend Ted Kehoe, and Luca had grown up in Chicago's "The Patch" neighborhood, also called "Little Sicily" or "Little Italy" and the haunt of the Forty-Two Gang. The show attracted both acclaim and controversy for its serialized format, in which a continuing storyline was told over an entire season, rather than being episodic, as was normal with shows at the time.

Writing:
  • Chuck Adamson
  • Gustave Reininger

Stars:
Release Date: 1986-09-19
Seasons: 1 2
themoviedb icon 7.8/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: En
  • Runtime: 60
Ted Levine
Ted Levine
Frank Holman
Dennis Farina
Dennis Farina
Lt. Mike Torello
Tony Denison
Tony Denison
Ray Luca
Steve Ryan
Steve Ryan
Det. Nate Grossman
Stephen Lang
Stephen Lang
Atty. David Abrams
Bill Smitrovich
Bill Smitrovi...
Sgt. Danny Krychek
Billy Campbell
Billy Campbel...
Det. Joey Indelli
Joseph Wiseman
Joseph Wisema...
Manny Weisbord
Jay O. Sanders
Jay O. Sander...
Steve Kordo
Jon Polito
Jon Polito
Phil Bartoli
Ron Dean
Ron Dean
Chief Kramer
Andrew Dice Clay
Andrew Dice C...
Max Goldman
Maury Chaykin
Maury Chaykin
David Hyde Pierce
David Hyde Pi...
Lorraine Bracco
Lorraine Brac...
Kevin Spacey
Kevin Spacey
Jan Tříska
Jan Tříska
Andrea Thompson
Andrea Thomps...
Lili Taylor
Lili Taylor
Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts
Pam Grier
Pam Grier
Christian Slater
Christian Sla...
Michael Jeter
Michael Jeter
Gary Sinise
Gary Sinise
George Dzundza
George Dzundz...
Paul Anka
Paul Anka
Tim Guinee
Tim Guinee
Bruce McGill
Bruce McGill
Armin Shimerman
Armin Shimerm...
Michael Rooker
Michael Rooke...
Deborah Rush
Deborah Rush
Peter Siragusa
Peter Siragus...
Jere Burns
Jere Burns
James McDaniel
James McDanie...
Ving Rhames
Ving Rhames
Laura San Giacomo
Laura San Gia...
Billy Zane
Billy Zane
David Soul
David Soul
Nestor Serrano
Nestor Serran...
Richard Edson
Richard Edson
Anthony Heald
Anthony Heald
Stanley Tucci
Stanley Tucci
Elias Koteas
Elias Koteas
Stephen McHattie
Stephen McHat...
Pamela Gidley
Pamela Gidley
Michael Madsen
Michael Madse...
Charlotte Lewis
Charlotte Lew...
John Quade
John Quade
John Marshall Jones
John Marshall...
Debbie Harry
Debbie Harry
Michael Wincott
Michael Winco...
Dennis Haysbert
Dennis Haysbe...
David Caruso
David Caruso
James Remar
James Remar
Mike Starr
Mike Starr
Paul Guilfoyle
Paul Guilfoyl...
Scott Plank
Scott Plank
James Russo
James Russo
Fred Savage
Fred Savage
Steven Weber
Steven Weber
Patti D'Arbanville
Patti D'Arban...
Debra Christofferson
Debra Christo...
William Russ
William Russ
Mike Hagerty
Mike Hagerty
Eric Bogosian
Eric Bogosian
Michael J. Pollard
Michael J. Po...
Jack Nance
Jack Nance
Martin Ferrero
Martin Ferrer...
Victor Slezak
Victor Slezak
Debra Feuer
Debra Feuer
Ismael 'East' Carlo
Ismael 'East'...
William O'Leary
William O'Lea...
Herta Ware
Herta Ware
Trey Wilson
Trey Wilson
Vincent Gallo
Vincent Gallo
Charlie Riccio
Jenny Wright
Jenny Wright
Dana Wheeler-Nicholson
Dana Wheeler-...
Diahnne Abbott
Diahnne Abbot...
Cathryn de Prume
Cathryn de Pr...
Andreas Katsulas
Andreas Katsu...
Denis Arndt
Denis Arndt
Deborah Van Valkenburgh
Deborah Van V...
Lee Ving
Lee Ving
Dan Flannery
Dan Flannery
Darlanne Fluegel
Darlanne Flue...
Michael DeLorenzo
Michael DeLor...
Francis Guinan
Francis Guina...
John Vickery
John Vickery
Ji-Tu Cumbuka
Ji-Tu Cumbuka
Assumpta Serna
Assumpta Sern...
Jane Brucker
Jane Brucker
Allen Swift
Allen Swift
Joe Greco
Joe Greco
Tonya Pinkins
Tonya Pinkins
Maggie Han
Maggie Han
Britta Phillips
Britta Philli...
Nicholas Georgiade
Nicholas Geor...
Michael Carmine
Michael Carmi...
Debra Stipe
Debra Stipe
Frank Girardeau
Frank Girarde...
J. C. Quinn
J. C. Quinn
June Gable
June Gable
Victor Raider-Wexler
Victor Raider...
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