11.22.63: Miniseries (2016)


Critics Consensus

Though the execution feels almost as dated as the period it represents, 11.22.63 gradually reveals a compelling, well-performed series of events.



Critic Ratings: 51


Audience Score

User Ratings: 1485
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Air date: Feb 15, 2016
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In this miniseries, English teacher Jake Epping travels back in time to stop JFK's assassination, but many elements threaten his mission.


James Franco
as Jake Epping
Daniel Webber
as Lee Harvey Oswald
Chris Cooper
as Al Templeton
Cherry Jones
as Marguerite Oswald
T.R. Knight
as Johnny Clayton
Sarah Gadon
as Sadie Dunhill
George MacKay
as Bill Turcotte
Leon Rippy
as Harry Dunning
Lucy Fry
as Marina Oswald
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Critic Reviews for 11.22.63 Miniseries

All Critics (51) | Top Critics (24)

A Hulu winner.

Feb 15, 2016 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

A clean, direct adaptation of King's novel, in all the best ways.

Feb 15, 2016 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

The eight-part miniseries, which begins streaming Monday, immaculately recreates the era - but it's also, at its beating heart, an exquisite romance about sacrifice and the perils of optimism.

Feb 15, 2016 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

Hulu's most ambitious original project... a well-crafted period look and an engaging leading man in Franco. But that slow pace makes it tough for viewers to stick around long enough to learn if Jake ever becomes the hero he's striving to be.

Feb 15, 2016 | Full Review…
Top Critic

That the limited series squeaks by as just entertaining enough is a disappointment considering the pedigree of everyone involved and the reputation of its source material. Time travel and Dealey Plaza deserve better.

Feb 15, 2016 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Despite its flaws, 11.22.63 ends up closing the deal in a way that for the most part makes it a long, strange time travel worth taking.

Feb 15, 2016 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
Top Critic

A good old-fashioned slice of sci-fi/ horror hokum with a welcome edge that revitalises the time-travel sub-genre.

Dec 19, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

It's not a bad goal for the social good-minded time traveller, or more importantly to the matter at hand, a bad premise for a flashy miniseries designed to get attention.

Aug 10, 2017 | Full Review…

James Franco is the perfect foil for the can't-quite-put-your-finger-on-it creepiness of 11.22.63.

Sep 25, 2016 | Full Review…

It might take a little while to get into it, but you'll be sad when it's over.

Aug 15, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for 11.22.63: Miniseries

  • Sep 08, 2019
    The best show I ever seen. 5/5 stars for me 🤩
  • Sep 07, 2019
    Tan buena como la novela. Punto.
  • Sep 01, 2019
    This show hit me on another level. Time travel what if that hits you right in the feels. This makes me want to experience the 1960s so bad. James Franco was really good in the main role
  • Jun 13, 2019
    This show does well with its interesting premise and good acting from the cast. However, the premise itself is full of gigantic plot holes and is inconsistent. One thing that came to my mind and bothered me the whole time I watched it was this: why not just kill Lee Harvey Oswald, go back to the present, and see if it worked. If not, you can do a quick round trip and reset the timeline. This would also let our characters know that he was not working alone, saving them years of tailing Oswald.
  • Feb 24, 2019
    What should have been another time travel melodrama that is based on a well trodden, often tired premise ends up being a sleeper. This is definitely worth your time (no pun intended). The script stays clear of all the old pitfalls and tells a story about what life keeps teaching us, but we rarely learn: that time owns us, and as hard as we try, and as well as we plan, it is never the other way around. Our protagonist, played by James Franco in the best performance you could want, shows us the lessons in this journey are hard, and they come at a huge cost, but maybe the trip is worth it after all.
  • Jan 22, 2019
    My favorite time travel series yet. Perfectly executed! It has it all, suspense, drama, mystery, intrigue. I am sad it's over. I hate when scifi movies focus on the science and not the characters but this minisereis did it right!
  • Jan 15, 2019
    It was an incredible ride. It was sometimes a bit slow, but the characters, storyline, and the ending made it all worthwhile.
  • Dec 15, 2018
    Well written - good acting
  • Aug 20, 2018
    Absoluetly loved the series. Great ending. WIll watch again.
  • Aug 16, 2018
    11.22.63 has a great plot with tons of intriguing moments. A number of big names are included in the cast, such as James Franco, Chris Cooper, Sarah Gadon and George Mackay.

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