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Sons of Anarchy: Season 5 (2012)




Critic Consensus: Still dangerous and proud of it, Sons of Anarchy builds upon its ferocious attitude with impressive finesse.


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The SAMCRO crew return under new leadership in series 5, but still experiencing the same old problems with rival gangs, the police and internal strife. Freshly appointed president Jax (Charlie Hunnam) deals with trouble from every angle, including an ambushed gun shipment, the death of a friend and headaches from his mother Gemma (Katey Sagal). Meanwhile, Tig (Kim Coates) lives through a nightmare, and Tara (Maggie Siff) does her best to protect the club. Series regulars Ron Perlman, Mark Boone Jr. and Ryan Hurst are also back, while newcomers Jimmy Smits and Harold Perrineau add a dynamic element to the series.


Charlie Hunnam
as Jax Teller
Ron Perlman
as Clay Morrow
Katey Sagal
as Gemma Teller
Dayton Callie
as Wayne Unser
Mitch Pileggi
as Ernest Darby
Jeff Kober
as Jacob Hale
Rockmond Dunbar
as Sheriff Eli Roosevelt
Ray McKinnon
as Asst. U.S. Atty. Lincoln Potter
LaMonica Garrett
as Deputy Sheriff Cane
Danny Trejo
as Romero 'Romeo' Parada
Jimmy Smits
as Nero Padilla
Nicholas Guest
as John Teller
Benito Martinez
as Luis Torres
Harold Perrineau
as Damon Pope
Donal Logue
as Lee Toric
Robin Weigert
as Ally Lowen
McNally Sagal
as Margaret Murphy
Drea de Matteo
as Wendy Case
Tara Summers
as Karen Dunhill
Billy Brown
as August Marks
Kenneth Choi
as Henry Lin
Dave Navarro
as Arcadio
Scott Lawrence
as ISU Lieutenant
Chuck Zito
as Frankie Diamonds
Peter Onorati
as Leo Pirelli
Sonny Barger
as Lenny the Pimp
Michael Beach
as T.O. Cross
Jeff Wincott
as Jimmy Cacuzza
Kurt Caceres
as Renaldo
Olivia Burnette
as Homeless Woman
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Critic Reviews for Sons of Anarchy: Season 5

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Kurt Sutter's epic tale of an outlaw California motorcycle club launches its fifth season Tuesday with the same visceral intensity that stamped season four.

September 11, 2012 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Hopefully Jimmy Smits' Nero and Donal Logue's Lee Toric will have more of a presence next year, as for now we found both season 5 and "J'ai Obtenu Cette" a bit light in weight.

June 11, 2018 | Full Review…

Sons of Anarchy is by no means a bad show, but it's a frustrating one. As seen in this season finale, for all the good, there's always bad to balance it out

September 27, 2013 | Rating: 5/10 | Full Review…

The excessive plot gyrations drive me bonkers at times, but this so-called "Hamlet on Harleys" has managed to keep its motor runnin'.

September 11, 2012 | Full Review…

The show has embraced the toxic effect the club has on all who get involved with it.

September 11, 2012 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

You come back next week because you want to see what happens, and suddenly you're caring again, rooting for these human monsters because they're your monsters and wishing harm on all the other monsters that want to take away what they've got.

September 11, 2012 | Full Review…

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