International Detectives on DVD
Annotation:Agatha Christie's great Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot, uses his "little grey cells" to solve a baffling case while traveling on the Nile. David Suchet's is considered by many to the definitive portrayal of Poirot. Filmed on location in Egypt.
Annotation:Michael Gambon plays George Simenon's classic everyman detective, Jules Maigret, in this terrific adaptation. Set in 1950s France, much of this 1992 production was filmed on location in Paris.
Annotation:In 1890s Toronto Inspector William Murdoch incorporates new scientific methods of investigation into his police work. Based on the novels by Maureen Jennings.
Annotation:In this gentle detective series, Jill Scott plays Precious Ramotswe, proprietor of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. This acclaimed adaptation of Alexander McCall Smith's beloved novels was was filmed in Botswana.
Annotation:Kenneth Branagh plays the dour, tenacious and very human Swedish police detective Kurt Wallander in this BBC adptation of Henning Mankell's dark crime novels. Set in southern Sweden.
Annotation:Rufus Sewell plays Commisario Aurelio Zen, a police official who needs to worry almost as much about his colleagues and the bureaucrats they report to as he does about the criminals he pursues. Filmed in Rome and other Italian locations. Based on the novels by Michael Dibdin.
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Adaptations of popular international detective novels filmed mostly on location. We've also included links to find the original novels.