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Sons of Anarchy: Season 4 (2011)




Critic Consensus: Sons of Anarchy's fourth season is a smart return to the show's original themes, integrated with buzzworthy new elements.


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Series four of the hit drama "The Sons of Anarchy" opens to find numerous SAMCRO members being released from prison and getting mixed up with a notorious Mexican drug cartel as an uncompromising new lawman assumes power in Charming, and a cunning US Attorney plants a mole in the club on a mission to take them down for good. Meanwhile, SAMCRO Vice President Jax (Charlie Hunnam) considers retiring to raise a family, and Clay (Ron Perlman) is suspected of playing a role in the death of Jax's late father John Teller (Nicholas Guest).


Charlie Hunnam
as Jax Teller
Ron Perlman
as Clay Morrow
Katey Sagal
as Gemma Teller
Dayton Callie
as Wayne Unser
Rockmond Dunbar
as Sheriff Eli Roosevelt
Ray McKinnon
as Asst. U.S. Atty. Lincoln Potter
Benito Martinez
as Luis Torres
Danny Trejo
as Romero 'Romeo' Parada
David Rees Snell
as Agent Grad
Jeff Kober
as Jacob Hale
McNally Sagal
as Margaret Murphy
Merle Dandridge
as Rita Roosevelt
LaMonica Garrett
as Deputy Sheriff Cane
Tom Arnold
as Georgie Caruso
Drea de Matteo
as Wendy, Wendy Case
Mitch Pileggi
as Ernest Darby
Nicholas Guest
as John Teller
Randolph Mantooth
as Wedding Officient
Sonny Barger
as Lenny the Pimp
Senen Reyes
as Santo Rivera
Ramon De Ocampo
as Deputy Sheriff Martinez
Dimitri Diatchenko
as Head Russian
Rachel Miner
as Dawn Trager
Hank Cheyne
as Eduardo Cruz
Keith Szarabajka
as Viktor Putlova
Olivia Burnette
as Homeless Woman
Cae Camille
as Tweker Girl
Bob Rusch
as Skeeter
Burton Perez
as SAMTAZ Member
Carl McDowell
as Vandross
Rickey Chaney
as Brewster
Jimmy Smits
as Nero Padilla
Marisa Quintanilla
as Young Wahewa Woman
Lester Keefe
as Agent Lane
Ian Stanley
as Gen-Pop Guard
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Critic Reviews for Sons of Anarchy: Season 4

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (8)

Sons has hit the ground roaring.

September 6, 2011 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

I'm still not a full-blown fan, but there's a definite latent appreciation for what still amounts to The Sopranos on two-wheelers.

September 6, 2011 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

The fourth starts out a little slowly, as though it's taking a deep and much-needed breath after the third's wildly operatic conclusion. But the pace quickens soon enough. Anarchists will be hooked.

September 6, 2011 | Rating: A | Full Review…
Top Critic

If there's any disappointment at the start of this new season, it's that it's spectacular female characters are sidelined by a subplot that's a bit lacking in momentum.

July 3, 2018 | Full Review…

So far, there's no indication that there's enough brewing here to measure up to Season Two, but the show seems to be solidly back on track after the problems of Season Three.

September 6, 2011 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

It wouldn't be going too far to say that the season 4 premiere of Sons of Anarchy is like taking a bath in everything the show tends to do well.

September 6, 2011 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Sons of Anarchy: Season 4



Super Reviewer


This is a much quieter season than the ones before, but much more drama heavy and I loved it for it. Finally things are crumbling all around the MC, greed takes over the Presiden't chair and the consequences are huge. Despite having a lot of explosive action sequences and a very present threat, it's the most subtle and well-thought season so far. However, the ending was a huuuuuuge cop-out. I can't help but feel the next couple of seasons are gonna drag on forever.

Francisco G.

Super Reviewer


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