The Wire
Season 3
2004

The heat is on in Baltimore. The drug war is being lost, bodies are piling up, and a desperate mayor wants the tide turned before the election. But the police department hasn't got any answers.
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MA15+
Violence, coarse language, sex scenes and drug use

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The heat is on in Baltimore. The drug war is being lost, bodies are piling up, and a desperate mayor wants the tide turned before the election. But the police department hasn't got any answers. With the demolition of the Franklin Terrace towers, Stringer Bell and the Barksdale crew have been forced to improvise. But no matter how hard McNulty and the detail try, the dealers always seem to be one step ahead of the game.

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4 Related Seasons

Running Time

758mins

Critic Reviews

  • Television Revision – The Wire: Season 3

     Now, this is a story all about how… The Baltimore Police force is still after the Barksdale drug-dealing organisation, even as their personal lives seem to be falling apart. Meanwhile, Major ‘Bunn...

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Member Reviews

  • Makes you really think about legalisation of drugs.

    Pam
  • This season is really great. Almost Shakespearian. It goes into great detail about the lives of the police and the drug lords.

  • Best TV series ever. Plot, characters, writing - superb.