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The Night Of: Miniseries (2016)




Critic Consensus: The Night Of is a richly crafted, exquisitely performed mystery that will keep viewers enthralled and leave them devastated.


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An eight-part crime drama series following a murder case in New York City. A Pakistani-American college student, Nasir "Naz" Khan (Riz Ahmed) is accused of murdering a girl, and turns to unconventional lawyer John Stone (John Turturro) for representation.


John Turturro
as John Stone
Riz Ahmed
as Nasir "Naz" Khan
Bill Camp
as Dennis Box
Peyman Moaadi
as Salim Khan
Amara Karan
as Chandra
Ashley Thomas
as Calvin Hart
Paul Sparks
as Don Taylor
Ben Shenkman
as Sergeant Klein
Glenn Fleshler
as Judge Roth
Chip Zien
as Dr. Katz
Fisher Stevens
as Pharmacist
Roscoe Orman
as Jury Foreman
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All Critics (64) | Top Critics (31)

Once its skin is peeled back, the series serves as a scathing assessment of the criminal justice system.

September 26, 2016 | Full Review…
Sydney Morning Herald
Top Critic

The Night Of is certainly HBO's most electrifying series since the original True Detective, and one of the biggest and most intricate.

August 5, 2016 | Full Review…
The Australian
Top Critic

A show like this one is so busy saying something about the justice system and the prison-industrial complex that it rarely has a moment to consider that one of the injustices here is that a person was killed.

July 25, 2016 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Forgive the misdemeanors and focus on the knowing minutiae and stellar performances, both of which are enough to make "Night" another must-see program.

July 8, 2016 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Top Critic

Familiarity doesn't make The Night Of any less involving, though, in large part because of Ahmed's charismatic and sympathetic performance as Naz.

July 8, 2016 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Top Critic

A gripping collision of race, religion, justice, incarceration and violence wrapped into a modern-day murder mystery, The Night Of may be the best limited series HBO has pulled off since the first season of True Detective.

July 8, 2016 | Rating: B | Full Review…
Detroit News
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