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The Rain: Season 1 (2018)



Critic Consensus: The Rain starts out slow, but develops into a thrilling addition to the dystopia television genre.


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Set free from their collective past and societal rules the group has the freedom to be who they want to be. In their struggle for survival, they discover that even in a post-apocalyptic world there's still love, jealousy, coming of age, and many of the problems they thought they'd left behind with the disappearance of the world they once knew. Who will you be when the rain comes?


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The Rain never gets to the point where you're pulling for the water droplets, but this is one barren wasteland that makes it difficult to care about anything other than surviving it.

May 4, 2018 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

But what The Rain lacks in originality it makes up for by remixing elements of YA fiction, postapocalypse drama, and cli-fi into a gripping kind of mashup.

May 3, 2018 | Full Review…

The Rain is, yes, another post-apocalyptic thing, it's different enough to entice even a jaded genre viewer into yet another grim dystopia.

May 3, 2018 | Full Review…

A dystopian Danish drama driven by conspiracy fears and environmental catastrophe. [...] The three leads [...] are exceptional.

May 2, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Thus far, it doesn't look like The Rain will bring anything new to the dystopian thriller category-but that shouldn't stop fans of the genre from immersing themselves into the fictional Scandinavian world it presents...

May 10, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Much like The Walking Dead was in its prime, The Rain is at its strongest when it's focusing on group dynamics and how this disaster has affected each individual differently rather than shocks and thrills.

May 10, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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