BlackJack (film series)

BlackJack is a series of Australian television movies created by Shaun Micallef and Gary McCaffrie, and starring Colin Friels. The movies began airing on Network Ten in 2003 and concluded in 2007. They were shown in the United Kingdom on the BBC and UKTV Drama.

GenrePolice drama
Created byGary McCaffrie
Shaun Micallef
Written by
  • Gary McCaffrie
  • Shaun Micallef
  • Kristen Dunphy
  • Katherine Thompson
  • Tim Pye
Directed by
Composer(s)David Hirschfelder
Country of originAustralia
Original language(s)English
No. of episodes7
Executive producer(s)Nick Murray
Sue Masters
CinematographyHenry Pierce
Martin McGrath
Running time90 minutes
Production company(s)Jigsaw Entertainment
Original networkNetwork Ten
Original release16 March 2003 (2003-03-16) 
2 December 2007 (2007-12-02)

After testifying against his former colleagues in a corruption trial Sydney detective Jack Kempson (Colin Friels) is reassigned to a unit charged with entering the details of old cases into a police database. He unofficially begins to investigate unsolved crimes dating back many years.[1]



  • BlackJack: Murder Archive (2003)

First trilogy

  • BlackJack: Sweet Science (2004) — Jack discovers that the sons (Alex O'Loughlin and Anthony Hayes) of a criminal gunned down during a football game in 1992 are now following in their dead father's footsteps.[2]
  • BlackJack: In The Money (2005)
  • BlackJack: Ace Point Game (2005)

Second trilogy

  • BlackJack: Dead Memory (2006)
  • BlackJack: At The Gates (2006)
  • BlackJack: Ghosts (2007)

Main cast


  1. "Blackjack". Australian Television Information Archive. 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2013.
  2. "Blackjack - Sweet Science". Australian Television Information Archive. 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2013.
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