When a body is found on the bridge between Denmark and Sweden, right on the border, Danish inspector Martin Rohde and Swedish Saga Norén have to share jurisdiction and work together to find the killer.
Reviews
Popularity
448 ( 27)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



4   3   2   1  
2018   2015   2013   2011   Unknown  
Top Rated TV #126 | 6 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Forbrydelsen (2007–2012)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Police detective Sarah Lund investigates difficult cases with personal and political consequences.

Stars: Sofie Gråbøl, Morten Suurballe, Lars Mikkelsen
Borgen (2010–2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A political drama about a prime minister's rise to power, and how power changes a prime minister.

Stars: Sidse Babett Knudsen, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Emil Poulsen
Ófærð (TV Series 2015)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

In a remote town in Iceland, Police desperately try to solve a crime as a powerful storm descends upon the town.

Stars: Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Ilmur Kristjánsdóttir, Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson
The Bridge I (2013–2014)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Two detectives work together to take down a serial killer operating on both sides of the Texas-Chihuahua border.

Stars: Demián Bichir, Diane Kruger, Thomas M. Wright
The Killing (2011–2014)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A police investigation, the saga of a grieving family, and a Seattle mayoral campaign all interlock after the body of 17-year-old Rosie Larsen is found in the trunk of a submerged car.

Stars: Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Billy Campbell
Broadchurch (2013–2017)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart.

Stars: David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Jodie Whittaker
Happy Valley (TV Series 2014)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Catherine Cawood is the sergeant on duty when flustered and nervous accountant Kevin Weatherill comes into her West Yorkshire station to report a crime.

Stars: Sarah Lancashire, Siobhan Finneran, Shane Zaza
Luther (2010–2018)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

A crime drama series starring Idris Elba as a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can't always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions.

Stars: Idris Elba, Warren Brown, Dermot Crowley
The Fall I (TV Series 2013)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A seemingly cold but very passionate policewoman goes head to head with a seemingly passionate father who is in fact a cold serialist in this procedural out of Belfast. The only thing they share is their common complexity.

Stars: Gillian Anderson, Jamie Dornan, John Lynch
The Missing (TV Series 2014)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

When Tony and Emily Hughes travel to France with their 5-year-old son Oliver, their family holiday turns into a nightmare when Oliver disappears from a large celebrating crowd in Northern France.

Stars: Tchéky Karyo, Anastasia Hille, James Nesbitt
River (TV Mini-Series 2015)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

John River is a brilliant police inspector whose genius lies side-by-side with the fragility of his mind. He is a man haunted by the murder victims whose cases he must lay to rest.

Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Nicola Walker, Lesley Manville
Marcella (TV Series 2016)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Marcella Backland left the Metropolitan Police for the sake of her family, only to have her husband leave her. She returns to her job on the murder squad, investigating a case that seems disturbingly familiar to her.

Stars: Anna Friel, Ray Panthaki, Nina Sosanya
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Saga (31 episodes, 2011-2018)
Rafael Pettersson ...
 John (30 episodes, 2011-2015)
Dag Malmberg ...
 Hans (28 episodes, 2011-2015)
...
 Lillian (25 episodes, 2011-2018)
Rebecka Barkland ...
 Body Double Saga / ... (21 episodes, 2013-2018)
...
 Martin (20 episodes, 2011-2013)
...
 Mette (19 episodes, 2011-2013)
...
 Jens / ... (15 episodes, 2011-2013)
...
 Rasmus (14 episodes, 2013-2015)
Edit

Storyline

Season 2 begins 13 months after the events of the first season. A coastal tanker leaves the Öresund waterway and is headed straight for the Øresund Bridge. When the Coast Guard board the ship they discover there is no crew, and three Swedish and two Danish youths are chained below deck. Saga Norén, County Police, Malmö, is put in charge of the case and contacts Martin Rohde, who is still haunted by the death of his son. Soon it turns out the chained youths were just the beginning... Someone wants to direct our attention to the changing climate and the use of our planet's resources, and will stop at nothing to do it. It all turns into a race against the clock to prevent a disaster where many lives are at stake... Written by Nimbus Film

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

|

Release Date:

21 September 2011 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Broen  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

SEK 100,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

(Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Episode 1, Season 1: During the scene where the character of the journalist Daniel is introduced, a colleague tells him he downloaded "Elephants in the Desert" in an attempt to befriend Daniel. Elephants in the Desert is not a song, nor is it an album or band. It is a reference to a secretly planned and unannounced gig performed by Radiohead in a small Swedish venue. Radiohead billed themselves as "Elephants in the Desert" for the show. See more »

Connections

Remade as The Bridge (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Hollow Talk
Written by Jannis Noya Makrigiannis, Anders Rhedin and Fridolin T.S. Nordsø
Performed by Choir of Young Believers
Sony/ATV Music Publishing Scandinavia
Theme song
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Great series
8 January 2012 | by (Stockholm) – See all my reviews

I guess reviewer Smockan didn't notice that Sofia Helins odd character had Aspergers Disorder which results in a very asocial behaviour. She don't know how to socialize or communicate in a normal fashion. She knows nothing about being diplomatic or "holding back". She's just barging in like a bulldozer.

I've seen the first 9 episodes and was amazed by the exciting storyline, the twists and Kim Bodnias acting. Sofia Helins performance isn't top notch but the character is so amusing and hilarious so you cant do nothing but love her. as long as you don't have to meet her in real life. =)

Those of you out there who just watched one episode and thought "this is crap. Cant stand watching this piece of *beeep*. Let's watch Wrestling instead" just don't know what you missed. This is a great crime series and it shows that Sweden and Denmark should co op more often when it comes to made for TV-drama.


82 of 90 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?