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Legion: Season 1 (2017)




Critic Consensus: Bold, intelligent, and visually arresting, Legion is a masterfully surreal and brilliantly daring departure from traditional superhero conceits.


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David (Dan Stevens) battles mental illness and wonders if the visions he experiences are real following a strange encounter with a fellow patient. After being rescued by a group of mutants, David journeys into his own mind piecing together the fragments of his memory to unearth a dangerous foe and unlock his true power.


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All Critics (64) | Top Critics (30)

Legion puts the bite back into the X-Men universe on screen.

March 2, 2017 | Full Review…

While there may be Easter eggs for X-Men fans, Legion exists -- thrives -- in its own (astral) plane.

February 10, 2017 | Rating: A | Full Review…

It is a muddle, a beautifully styled, scary, and withholding muddle that can't easily be placed in a specific time period.

February 10, 2017 | Full Review…

This particular version of David Haller may or may not have multiple personalities, but Legion itself does, and it can't seem to decide which one should take the lead.

February 9, 2017 | Full Review…
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Beautifully crafted, occasionally incoherent, often challenging and insistently demanding, but what's not entirely clear in the early episodes is whether the payoff will be worth all the trouble.

February 8, 2017 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
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It tries so hard to dazzle that it forgets to tell a meaningful story.

February 8, 2017 | Full Review…

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