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Roots (2016 - 2016)

Roots (2016 - 2016)

AVERAGE TOMATOMETER

98%
100%

AVERAGE AUDIENCE SCORE

77%

Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

Series Info

A family tries to overcome the hardships of slavery to survive and build a legacy.

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Seasons

98%
Critics Consensus: A powerfully impressive -- and still relevant -- update on a television classic, Roots boasts remarkable performances, deep emotion, and occasionally jarring beauty.

2016, A&E, History, Lifetime, 9 episodes

Cast

Anna Paquin
as Nancy Holt
T.I.
as Cyrus
Matthew Goode
as Dr. William Waller
Mekhi Phifer
as Jerusalem
James Purefoy
as John Waller
Rege-Jean Page
as Chicken George
Malachi Kirby
as Kunta Kinte
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