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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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It's an amazing turnaround for Jax, one that was hard to see coming.

January 15, 2019 | Full Review…

It's great to have Sons of Anarchy back on TV, and with a fairly strong start to the season I am hoping for a series as good as we have come to expect.

January 15, 2019 | Full Review…

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…

It's been a fascinating, gradual decline of this character [Jax], who lost the moral high ground a long time ago.

January 15, 2019 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

Season 5 of Sutter's "adrenalized soap opera" promises more secrets, lies, grit and blood. This was a compelling kick-off to the season, and it showed that 'SOA' can still stir up emotion and excitement even after four plus years on the air.

January 15, 2019 | Full Review…

And on a whole, the fifth season did better at dealing with all of its plot than did the fourth.

January 15, 2019 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

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