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Mentes Criminosas

Mentes Criminosas
  • Avaliação: 8,20
  • Ano de emissão: 2005
  • Géneros: Crime, Mystery, Thriller, Drama
  • Países: Canada
  • Duração: 42 minutos
  • Complexidade: 9

Esta é uma série de televisão americana sobre uma equipe dos melhores agentes do FBI, chamada perfilers. Eles investigam os casos criminais mais difíceis através do perfil dos perpetradores, o que significa que eles definem as características da personalidade que provavelmente cometeu o crime.

  • The team tries to identify a serial killer based on a shaky profile with devastating consequences.
  • With Gideon still missing, Hotchner puts in for a transfer and Prentiss tenders her resignation, but both are drawn back to work by a serial killer targeting women in a particularly heartless fashion.
  • The unit tracks a man working through his fears by working them out on others.
  • The BAU travels to Denver, Colorado, where they investigate a series of home invasions that end in the murders of entire families. However, the case takes a turn when they begin to suspect that the killers were once-abused children.
  • The unit works against the clock when a little girl is disappears in a mall, believing a serial killer has struck a second time and the first girl died within an hour of abduction.
  • The team gains a new, familiar. member and some growing pains while trying to find the latest victim of a killer who puts up wanted posters of his victims before he abducts them.
  • The unit has to deal with the militia when they're called to rural Montana to track a killer who's obsessed with his mentor.
  • A killer is abducting women and forcing them to eat fingers before killing them, Rossi plays with Morgan's head, and Garcia meets a man at the local coffee shop.
  • More is learned about Garcia while the team tries to find the persistent unsub threatening her.
  • The team heads to LA to investigate a number of brutal killings which turn out to be related to the creator of a graphic novel, Jonny McHale.
  • The team travels to Fredericksburg, Virginia, where women are being abducted, burned and mutilated. Soon it turns out that similar killings happened in the 1980s.
  • Two teenage girls go missing, one of which is soon found dead and freshly buried. The team soon suspects that the killings are related to the witness protection program.
  • The auction of the contents of a self-storage facility in Philadelphia reveal a possible serial killer in the making.
  • Rossi determines that the case that haunts him has gone unsolved too long on its 20th anniversary, and the team horns in on his investigation despite his displeasure. Elsewhere, Reid and Hotchner interview a manipulative death-row convict.
  • An unusually high suicide rate in Pittsburgh appears to be the work of an Angel of Death.
  • When a spree killing begins in a small Texas town, Reid's identification with the killer may endanger the girl with him, and cause Reid to put his own life in jeopardy.
  • The team travels to Miami in pursuit of a serial killer whose conflicted sexual identity fuels his crimes.
  • Hotchner and Rossi profile a woman who murdered her husband as a favor to the D.A. in Boston, although she may not like their findings. Back at the office, J.J.'s personalization of a stalker case baffles the rest of the team.
  • A suspected serial killer who's been in a coma since 2004 due to an accident when he was arrested wakes up 4 years later, with no memory of his past, not even his name. While he is tried in court, in which Hotch is testifying against him, the rest of the team investigates his past further.
  • People who apparently have nothing in common are being shot randomly in New York City and the team must determine whether it is the work of a single shooter or a team.
  • As the city is on high alert, the team begins to believe that they have made a mistake with the profile and that everything the terrorists have done so far may in fact just have been diversion for something even bigger.
  • On the anniversary of a serial killer's execution, a murder spree which appears to be connected to him begins and the team must try and understand his mind in order to stop it.
  • Reid and Prentiss, having gone undercover into an underground cult to investigate child abuse, get trapped inside the compound when a federal raid on it goes bad.
  • A serial killer targeting couples stages their bodies in a way to make their deaths look like car accidents.
  • A man is jumping trains along Highway 99, brutally killing couples in their homes whenever he stops.
  • A child abduction case in Las Vegas causes Reid to have strange nightmares which appear to be connected to an event in his past.
  • Driven by his nightmares, Reid stays behind in Las Vegas to find his father in order to find out the truth about Riley Jenkins' murder.
  • A serial killer turns himself in and challenges the team to find five people he has hidden somewhere before they die.
  • A greatly sadistic serial killer who disembowels women and forces them to clean it up before killing them proves difficult to catch thanks to his social charm and simple, yet clever, disguises.
  • Morgan, an ex-cop, takes it personally when a serial killer targets police officers in Phoenix, Arizona.
  • A serial killer known as the Road Warrior is gunning down blonde women on roads in Orange County, California and the BAU suspect that the victims are surrogates and that it's only a matter of time before he kills the real one.
  • To his Sarasota Florida neighbors, William Harris is a model family man and upstanding citizen. However, he is taken into custody on suspicions of being the murderer of young women, accusations which followed him from Atlanta, where his family was forced to moved from because of the previous accusations. Harris denies any involvement and is confident that his wife can (and will) post the $5 million bail as she does not believe he had anything to do with the murders. The victims are held for two days before they are strangled to death. The victims are also alternately …
  • A family consisting of two parents and their son break into a home, kill the parents and kidnap their daughter. As the investigation proceeds, the BAU team begin to suspect that what they're dealing with is bigger than they thought.
  • A serial killer in the Olympia, Washington area has abducted four blonde, twenty-something women. When the third victim is found embalmed, the BAU are called in and suspect that the embalming is a way for him to spend more time with them.
  • A copycat serial killer is recreating murder techniques used by famous killers from the past.
  • A high priced call girl that is killing her clients must be found and stopped.
  • Prentiss learns from an old friend, John Cooley, that their mutual friend, Matthew Benton, just died from a heart attack. Prentiss had not seen either man in several years, both for different reasons. John also mentions that Matthew thought he was going to be killed just like “T. Valentine”. In searching, Garcia does find someone matching that name in the area who recently died from dehydration. There are similarities between the two deaths but no medical rationale for tying the two together as murders. A third person in the area then dies in a similar way but again …
  • After being inactive for 10 years, Hotch's first BAU case, an elusive serial killer known as the Reaper, starts killing again.
  • When the kill count of a mass-murdering arsonist active in a small town reaches 31, the BAU are called in.
  • Young, male co-eds on spring break are being raped and murdered, presumably by a man and a woman working together. The BAU are called in and suspect a shy hotel cleaner and a receptionist.
  • An AMBER alert is activated for a young boy in Cherry Hill, New Jersey and the BAU suspect it to be the work of a pedophile who has abducted and killed two other boys.
  • The team tracks down a highly obsessive-compulsive killer who targets blonde women and leaves messages to the police asking them to stop him.
  • A serial killer in Bend, Oregon is deliberately killing people by running them over with his car.
  • The BAU co-work with the U.S. Army to find the perpetrator behind an anthrax attack on a park in Annapolis, Maryland.
  • The team head to Canada to investigate the disappearances of a number of homeless people, junkies and prostitutes and uncover something horrific.
  • A man is threatening to kill a doctor's son and is killing a man a day until he is successful. Meanwhile, Hotch's absence is noticed by Prentiss.
  • Darrin Call, a psychotic, suffers a breakdown in a pharmacy in Kentucky and stabs 3 people to death before running off and the BAU are called in to catch him.
  • A hitman targeting people in some way guilty of children-related crimes brings the BAU to Rossi's home town.
  • The BAU go after a pack of killers who mercilessly beat their victims to death simply for the thrill of violence.
  • The team hunts a suspect who impregnates young women and has them give birth before murdering them.
  • The BAU team tracks a serial killer who keeps the eyes of his victims as souvenirs.
  • The BAU team follows a trail of murders that seems to align with the tour schedule of a rock star.
  • While tracking a family annihilator, the BAU must seek advice from “The Fox,” one of the most horrific killers from the team's past who has an ominous message for Agent Hotchner.
  • The BAU team races to help Hotchner find The Reaper and save his family before it's too late.
  • While Agent Hotchner takes a leave of absence from the BAU, the team must regroup to solve a home invasion case.
  • Hotch is back at the helm of the BAU after turning down Strauss' offer of a full retirement package. He and Morgan have a heart to heart about Morgan's tenure as head of the unit. Meanwhile, while transporting a fugitive into custody in Lockport New York with a local police officer named Bunting, Prentiss is injured when the fugitive is assisted in a getaway by an unknown partner. That fugitive is Dale Shrader, who had just been paroled from prison, where he was serving time for a series of bank robberies in which the moneys stolen were never recovered. Since his …
  • An unusual personal obsession is at the center of a BAU abduction case. Meanwhile, Hotch struggles with his return to work.
  • A rash of startling teen suicides in a small Wyoming town is the focus of a BAU investigation.
  • The BAU follows the mental decline of a con artist whose schemes have become so complicated that he begins to eliminate the people involved in them.
  • The BAU are called to Providence, Rhode Island where a serial killer is on the loose. He has killed three people thus far, each in an increasingly public location. Each victim was slashed across the throat with a knife, which is left at the scene without fingerprints. As the BAU go through the three murders thus far, they determine that the unsub is more like an arsonist than a killer in the way he approaches his crimes. The victims themselves seem to be secondary to the location for the unsub, and he is only killing when it is convenient as opposed to choosing a …
  • The BAU profiles a child abductor who may have been keeping children for more than eight years.
  • The Highway Serial Killer Database exists so that information can be collated for serial murders that would not otherwise be connected due to different police jurisdictions. In reviewing the database, the BAU determine that a serial killer has killed five women thus far, the bodies found hundreds of miles apart. However Reid determines that there is a geographical focus on Edgewood, New Mexico. Each woman was strangled, the bodies laid in a fetal position found in a public location such as a ditch, and there is no sexual assault. The BAU determine that the unsub is a …
  • The BAU team travels to San Francisco to investigate the murders of several homeless men and teams up with a separate group of BAU operatives who are working another case they think is connected.
  • In the Mexican border town of Terlingua, Texas, three decapitated heads are found outside the sheriff's office. One of those heads was a recent death, while the other two were killed some time ago, although the decapitations themselves conducted recently. The BAU's initial thoughts are that it has to do with the border drug trade, or that because the more decomposed heads displayed now, the drug trade issue is a red herring for illegal immigration from Mexico. Indeed the three deaths are of John or Jane Doe's, fueling the BAU's speculation that they are illegal …
  • The BAU team must profile a serial killer covered in tattoos who commits suicide, but leaves clues to the whereabouts of his last victim.
  • The team, including Garcia, go to the small town of Franklin, Alaska to catch a rapidly escalating serial killer before the locals take justice into their own hands.
  • A serial killer in Boise, Idaho is revealed to have been posting his murders on the Internet, accumulating quite a collection of fans in the process.
  • The BAU are called to California when a sadistic serial killer appears and begins killing people in the dark during the rolling blackouts.
  • As The Prince of Darkness continues his murderous rampage across California, the BAU go after him to save Detective Spicer's daughter from him.
  • While trying to get two suspects to reveal what they've done with a missing woman, the BAU brace themselves for the loss of one of their own.
  • The team is still adjusting to the loss of JJ from the unit, she who was transferred to the Department of Defense against her own wishes. The BAU's next case takes them to Bristol, Virginia, where young blond women are abducted from highly public locations. They are tortured and sodomized before being murdered by electrocution, their bodies dumped in a common location. They were forced to telephone a loved one to tell them of their impending death. This case is reminiscent of a sixteen year old cold case that Rossi worked on, the unsub of the cold case nicknamed the …
  • The BAU travel to Akron, Ohio, where two sets of married couples have been murdered in the span of a week. The husbands, who had Viagra in their system but who were not prescribed the drug, were shot while the wives were stabbed. The couples were forced to have sex with the husband wearing a condom, before they were killed. In reviewing the crime scenes, Morgan and Prentiss determine that the unsub is not a sexual sadist as he was trying to set a romantic mood for the kills, and is compensating for a probable recent bout of impotence. In interviewing the victims' …
  • Two families consisting of a mother, father and two children are murdered in two consecutive days in the Iowa/Nebraska border area. The children are strangled, the mothers killed by blunt force trauma and the fathers stabbed multiple times. The father in the second set of murders was also eviscerated crudely postmortem, meaning that it was done not as torture but rather out of curiosity. The autopsies show that the mothers suffered the most pain in their deaths, making the BAU believe that the mothers are the key to the unsub's rage. In reviewing the crime scenes, the…
  • The BAU go to Detroit to catch a man who burns his victims alive during the pre-Halloween celebration Devil's Night.
  • In separate incidents, three exotic dancers have been found dead in corn fields in Johnson County, Indiana. The women were abducted following their shift at work on a Friday night, and killed sometime at the end of the weekend on Sunday. The latest victim, Meredith Joy, had the DNA of two people under her fingernails, meaning that there are at least two unsubs. In reviewing the site where Meredith's body was found, Morgan and Rossi determine that there are probably three unsubs who are locals since they seem to know the area well. Another dancer, Stephanie Wilson, has…
  • Twenty-something Kelly Landis, who has been missing for three days, is found dead in a back alley in Georgetown. Although the D.C. police don't connect her death to any other murders, they call in the BAU because of what was done to her: her lips were cut off. The unsub wants press on the murder as he sent a photograph of Kelly to one of the Georgetown area newspapers. The BAU believe the unsub to be local and that the police have already interviewed him. Based on finding a homeless man living at the crime scene, they determine that the unsub is the man who reported …
  • When an 8-year-old is found murdered on the Appalachian Trail, the BAU team goes deep into its forests in search of a man lurking in the wilderness who is targeting children.
  • Oak Tree Hills is a security monitored gated community located in Las Cruces, New Mexico. In the span of two months, three women have been strangled to death in their home in Oak Tree Hills, each successive murder being more brazen in that other household members were within closer proximity when the murder occurred. With the latest murder, security showed no non-residents on site, meaning that a resident is the unsub. Because the community is homogeneous, an unsub profile is somewhat meaningless. As such, Hotch and Rossi enlist the assistance of an FBI cadet, Agent …
  • Hotch is off on leave, leaving Rossi in charge. Hotch has provided an electronic OK for Ashley Seaver to complete her remedial training at the BAU, she who wants to atone for the mistake she made in the strangled women case in New Mexico. With support from Prentiss who would act as Seaver's agent supervisor, Rossi provides his reluctant OK. Meanwhile, the parole board has asked the BAU to do a risk assessment on Don Sanderson, who has served his minimum twenty-five years of a life sentence for killing his wife and daughter. A former medical resident, Sanderson has …
  • While the BAU are in Miami investigating a series of bizarre ritualistic murders, Reid suffers from intense migraines which makes him concerned about his health.
  • While the BAU chases a pair of young lovers on an interstate killing spree, Prentiss is contacted by an old friend with some bad news.
  • In Los Angeles, three women have been found murdered in three separate incidents. Each was knocked out by chloroform without a chloroform burn outside their nostril or mouth, drowned in methanol where they were submerged alive, dumped in a highly public place, and had a two-inch square piece of skin removed from the bottom of their right foot, the skin removed post mortem. The dump sites and the abduction sites span the entire breadth of the city. The BAU believe that the unsub is a highly anti-social man, has some sort of scientific background, and is able to move …
  • In Syracuse, New York, twenty-five year old Molly Grandin has been missing for 24 hours. The BAU believe her disappearance mirrors that of Gail Langston, a woman found dead four months earlier. Besides the similarities in their lives - both older Syracuse University undergrads, both petite females, both from blue collar backgrounds - the actual disappearance is the same: their abandoned car found with an overnight bag packed for a several day excursion. If Gail's death holds true to Molly's situation, the BAU have thirty-six hours to find Molly before the unsub kills …
  • The BAU are called to Louisiana to get information from an autistic boy who has witnessed his parents' abduction. Meanwhile, Prentiss calls in two old colleagues to track down Ian Doyle.
  • When a series of killings occur on the BAU's home turf, Prentiss realizes that Ian Doyle is responsible.
  • While Prentiss has gone missing to track down Ian Doyle and finish him, her team attempts to track down her and digs deeper into her past.