Top 2 The Wire Movie Facts

Following is our collection of The Wire facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of The Wire film message.

When Marlo Stanfield is desperate to leave a society party, he deliberately pushes both elevator buttons. Takes the Up elevator, even though that is not where he is going.

Season 1 episode 2, the lieutenant says that he was screwed over by being given two officers called 'Polk' and 'Mahone'. In Irish, p?g mo th?n means 'kiss my ass'
Season 1 episode 2, the lieutenant says that he was screwed over by being given two officers called 'Polk' and 'Mahone'. In Irish, p?g mo th?n means 'kiss my ass'
The Wire poster
The Wire poster

The Wire Plot

The Baltimore drug scene, as seen through the eyes of drug dealers and law enforcement.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of The Wire. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller
Stars Dominic West, John Doman, Deirdre Lovejoy, Wendell Pierce
IMDB score 9.3