Nightflyers: Season 1 (2018)

Season 1

Critics Consensus

Unsettling without being particularly scary, Nightflyers's low-budget aesthetics and over-reliance on homage betray its intriguing philosophical pondering and impressive creative pedigree.



Critic Ratings: 31

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Gretchen Mol
as Dr. Agatha Matheson
Eoin Macken
as Karl D'Branin
David Ajala
as Roy Eris
Sam Strike
as Thale
Maya Eshet
as Lommie
Angus Sampson
as Rowan
Jodie Turner-Smith
as Melantha Jhirl
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Critic Reviews for Nightflyers Season 1

All Critics (31) | Top Critics (8)

Nightflyers quickly pivots from an intriguing foray into hard sci-fi to a confounding slog through the most boring blackness of space.

Nov 28, 2018 | Rating: C- | Full Review…
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The way Syfy has chosen to air ['Nightflyers'] is one of the very few interesting aspects of this high-budget misfire.

Nov 27, 2018 | Full Review…

While the pace is slow, there's something gripping about Nightflyers.

Mar 11, 2019 | Full Review…

The novella is at least fun, if messy and forgettable. The TV show on the other hand is dry, dark and disappointing. Avoid.

Mar 1, 2019 | Rating: 2/10 | Full Review…

Don't even test out Nightflyers. Let it die as early and as inevitably as its entire cast.

Feb 8, 2019 | Full Review…

A solidly done saga that takes Martin's brand of nihilistic realism and applies it to the world of science fiction.

Jan 31, 2019 | Full Review…

Way too many overused tropes, and not nearly enough charm in this blend of science fiction and horror. There's potential here, but only if the problems are fixed.

Dec 28, 2018 | Full Review…

Much of what makes the show confusing and tedious is the work of series creator and chief writer Jeff Buhler, who has introduced a lot of needless malarkey into what Martin created as a relatively straightforward narrative.

Dec 28, 2018 | Full Review…

Tense, scary sci-fi thriller reminiscent of genre classics.

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

The deliberately insane-making series could have done with less of an ongoing homage to Stanley Kubrick's classic The Shining and other masters of horror.

Dec 14, 2018 | Full Review…

Nightflyers is a plodding derivative mess that never seems interested in giving its viewers anything to care about.

Dec 6, 2018 | Full Review…

That's the thing about Nightflyers: We're confined to the ship, while its most fascinating threads unspool elsewhere.

Dec 6, 2018 | Full Review…

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