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The Blacklist: Season 5 (2017-2018)




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In Series 5 of the crime drama, Red's life has taken a turn for the worse now that his criminal empire is in shreds and he's forced to live in a motor home. In an effort to rebuild his shady business, he enlists the help of newly discovered daughter Liz and her husband Tom, who's secretly dealing with a problem of his own: a suitcase containing human remains. As the relationship between Red, Liz, and the FBI slowly gets back to where it was, Tom's quest brings trouble to everyone.


James Spader
as Raymond "Red" Reddington
Megan Boone
as Elizabeth Keen
Ryan Eggold
as Tom Keen
Diego Klattenhoff
as Donald Ressler
Harry Lennix
as Harold Cooper
Amir Arison
as Aram Mojabai
Mozhan Marnò
as Samar Novabi
Hisham Tawfiq
as Dembe Zuma
Jonathan Coyne
as Ian Garvey
Nathan Lane
as Abraham Stern
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All Critics (5) | Top Critics (1)

Liz, Reddington and the FBI task force have already concocted 99 other elaborate schemes to take down the world's most dangerous criminals, but the plan carried out in this milestone hour was among the series' most fun to watch.

January 23, 2018 | Full Review…

All things considered, I'd say we're in for an intense rest of Season 5.

January 10, 2018 | Full Review…

Pulling Ressler into that moral gray area could be a boon for the show, and one of its more sturdy supporting players.

October 12, 2017 | Full Review…

There is only one word to describe Raymond Reddington, and that is amazing.

September 28, 2017 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

The Blacklist has returned for its 5th season, and finally, the paternal cat is out of the convoluted, hole-riddled, sphinx-guarded parentage-bag...and everything is surprisingly chummy post-reveal!

November 14, 2017 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

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