Critic Consensus: Seven Seconds is undermined by unlikable characters with somewhat predictable arcs, but its grim reflections of societal and racial division are brought to life by able performers and a fearless overall narrative.
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as K.J. Harper
as Felix Osorio
as Isaiah Butler
as Latrice Butler
as Peter Jablonksi
as Seth Butler
as Joe "Fish" Rinaldi
as Gary Wilcox
as Marie Jablonski
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In the end, Seven Seconds is a diverting watch made better by Regina Freaking King and a few powerful scenes scattered amidst an overwritten season.
Seven Seconds accelerates at a steady pace, and the shock factor never falters.
If Seven Seconds is sometimes clumsy and slow to start, shifting from legal drama to The Wire and back again, it gears up into something more reflective and more surprising.
Seven Seconds isn't as powerful as her ABC series, but [Regina] King is riveting as the grieving mother whose religious faith faces the ultimate test.
Seven Seconds, which runs for more than 10 hours that seem like 15, follows the grim and grimy Sud playbook without really saying much of anything new. The fault lies not with its stars, most of whom perform very ably or well beyond that.
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