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Babylon Berlin: Season 1 (2017)



Critic Consensus: Babylon Berlin's humor and humanity pair nicely with its hypnotic visuals, resulting in a show that dazzles within its oversaturated genre.


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Inspector Gereon Rath, shell-shocked from his service in World War I, uncovers a dangerous web of intrigue when he investigates an underground porn ring.


Volker Bruch
as Gereon Rath
Liv Lisa Fries
as Charlotte Ritter
Matthias Brandt
as August Benda
Severija Janusauskaite
as Swetlana Sorokina/Nikoros
Ivan Shvedov
as Alexej Kardakow
Fritzi Haberlandt
as Elisabeth Behnke
Lars Eidinger
as Alfred Nyssen
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Critic Reviews for Babylon Berlin: Season 1

All Critics (23) | Top Critics (2)

Part noir, part spy thriller, part historical portrait, Babylon Berlin's characters are striking enough that you're happy to follow along, even when you're not super clear on what exactly is happening.

May 2, 2018 | Full Review…

It's all wonderfully gripping, and Bruch has the most pained, expressive eyes you'll see all year.

February 12, 2018 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

Everyone, from the leads down, is in some way flawed, compromised, disappointing.

June 24, 2018 | Full Review…

While politics is integral to what it is about - right down to its existence - it's so much more than just a cautionary tale. Babylon Berlin is mostly a police thriller, made with immense care - especially with regard to the period setting.

June 19, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

"Babylon Berlin" offers mesmerizing television, succeeding both as absorbing mystery and exquisitely produced historical drama.

May 30, 2018 | Full Review…

Irresistible for many reasons, but one is the way it intersperses a macabre portrait of a doomed society with glints of its promise...

May 16, 2018 | Full Review…

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