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24: Day 4 (2005)




Critic Consensus: The countdown remains breathlessly exhilarating even on the fourth try, with Kiefer Sutherland remaining a riveting star amidst an adrenaline-spiking crisis that finds new ways to up the stakes.


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Set 18 months after Day 3, the thriller's fourth season finds Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) now employed by Defense Secretary Heller (William Devane) and striving to stop Middle Eastern terrorist Habib Marwan (Arnold Vosloo), who unleashes a large-scale attack on the U.S. that begins with the kidnapping of Heller and Heller's daughter Audrey (Kim Raver), who's also Bauer's girlfriend. Other aspects of Marwan's plot: forcing all of the nation's nuclear plants into meltdown; stealing a stealth fighter to bring down Air Force One; and detonating a nuclear device. As the day winds down, Bauer and the government also have to deal with the Chinese, who want someone to answer for a raid on one of their consulates.


Kim Raver
as Audrey Raines
Carlos Bernard
as Tony Almeida
Alberta Watson
as Erin Driscoll
William Devane
as James Heller
Roger R. Cross
as Curtis Manning
Louis Lombardi
as Edgar Stiles
Mary Lynn Rajskub
as Chloe O'Brian
Jonathan Ahdout
as Behrooz Araz
Reiko Aylesworth
as Michelle Dessler
Nestor Serrano
as Navi Araz
Lana Parrilla
as Sarah Gavin
Arnold Vosloo
as Habib Marwan
Angela Goethals
as Maya Driscoll
Dennis Haysbert
as David Palmer
James Morrison
as Bill Buchanan
Jude Ciccolella
as Mike Novick
James Frain
as Paul Raines
Gregory Itzin
as Charles Logan, Vice President Charles Logan
Geoffrey Pierson
as John Keeler
Aisha Tyler
as Marianne Taylor
Logan Marshall-Green
as Richard Heller
Cameron Bancroft
as Lee Castle
John Allen Nelson
as Walt Cummings
Ned Vaughn
as Mitch Anderson
Lukas Haas
as Andrew Paige
Robert Cicchini
as Howard Bern
T.J. Thyne
as Jason Girard
Ping Wu
as Su Ming
J. Patrick McCormack
as Robert Franklin
Tomas Arana
as Dave Conlon
Tzi Ma
as Cheng Zhi
Albie Selznick
as John Reiss
Kris Iyer
as Sabir Ardakani
Peter Chen
as Lee Jong
Roxanne Day
as Jen Slater
Keith Szarabajka
as Robert Morrison
Claudette Mink
as Kelly Girard
Diego Serrano
as Agent Solarz, Solarz
Gwendoline Yeo
as Melissa Raab, Melissa Rabb
Vic Chao
as Agent McCallan
Glenn Morshower
as Agent Aaron Pierce
Chris Olivero
as Kevin Keeler
Mauricio Mendoza
as Dr. Sandford
Cliff Weissman
as Chief Mechanic
Matt Gallini
as Mahnesh
Bill Smitrovich
as Gene McLennan
Adam Alexi-Malle
as Joseph Fayed
Nicholas Guilak
as Yosik Khatami
Bryce Lenon
as Mechanic
Joseph Hacker
as Advisor Mitchell
Phyllis Lyons
as Karen Pendleton
Lina Patel
as Nabila Al-Jamil
Kelvin Hin Yee
as Craig Erwich
Denis Arndt
as Donald Ashton
David Andriole
as John Hansen
John Thaddeus
as Joe Prado
Darby Stanchfield
as Shari, Shari Rothenberg
Evan Handler
as David Weiss
Michael Bofshever
as Dr. Mark Kaylis
Alex Skuby
as Sheriff McGrath
David Newsom
as Scott Borman
Robert Catrini
as Stephen Weissman
Amy Benedict
as Laurie Hansen
James McCauley
as Bill Dotson
Alicia Coppola
as Azara Nassir
Tim Griffin
as Agent Baron
Dean Cudworth
as Agent Hart
Tim Kelleher
as Greg Merfield
Matt Salinger
as Mark Kanar
Peter Macdissi
as Omar's Henchman
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Critic Reviews for 24: Day 4

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (4)

New plot, new cast, same Kiefer, same excitement.

August 8, 2018 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

While it might not hit the heights of its predecessors, this was still a very strong season that works best in the context of knowing what lies ahead.

March 27, 2017 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…

The first three hours have all the edge-of-your-seat thrills that marked the show's first season, particularly in a train crash that begins tonight's episode and scenes at the end of the first hour.

January 9, 2005 | Full Review…

Perhaps we can attribute the success of season four not only to its ingenious plot twists and its unrepentant determination to shock its audience, but to its unique and complex cast of characters.

January 9, 2005 | Full Review…

All this speed-aesthetic and narrative-is enhanced by the show's format.

January 9, 2005 | Full Review…

Not groundbreaking, then, but the trademark suspense, drama and moral ambiguity - which now includes the torture of civilians and CTU staff - all survive intact.

October 18, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for 24: Day 4


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Season 4 of 24 derails the series a bit, but it eventually gets back on track. In a pseudo reboot, the series brings in a nearly all new cast and re-writes the Chloe O'Brian character to be a sympathetic lead. But it doesn't work, and by mid-season most of the show's familiar characters return. Still, this season marks the introduction of several major characters of the series, including Audrey Raines, Curtis Manning, Bill Buchanan, and Charles Logan. The terrorist threat faced this season is also problematic; it's all over the place, beginning with a political kidnapping and ending with a rogue nuclear missile (with several other plots in-between). However, the action is still intense and well-shot. And, there are some interesting guest appearances by Lana Parrilla, Leighton Meester, and T.J. Thyne. In its effort to go bigger than ever before 24 tries some incredibly daring and inventive things for its fourth season, yet it ends up being kind of a mess (though a fun one).


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