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The Sinner: Season 1 (2017)




Critic Consensus: Smartly unpredictable and led by powerful performances from a talented cast, the darkly compelling The Sinner sinks its hooks in fast and doesn't let go.


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A crime thriller about a young mother who commits a public act of violence and the investigator who attempts to learn why.


Jessica Biel
as Cora Tanner
Bill Pullman
as Detective Harry Ambrose
Christopher Abbott
as Mason Tannetti
Dohn Norwood
as Dan Leroy
Abbey Miller
as Caitlin Sullivan
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All Critics (35) | Top Critics (16)

The television version of a page-turner, as you inch forward in your seat, waiting to see where it goes next.

July 31, 2017 | Full Review…

It's anything but breezy entertainment on a network where ill winds now blow. Even so, Pullman and Biel are solidly in charge of their pivotal roles.

July 21, 2017 | Rating: B | Full Review…
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[Given] Biel's committed, evocative turn, and the sure-handed direction of Antonio Campos, our interest is piqued enough to dig deeper.

April 28, 2017 | Rating: B | Full Review…

After one episode, you'll happily want to skip the beach to stay home and watch the show you can't help but become obsessed with.

December 19, 2017 | Full Review…

A woman's dark past leads to a sudden, bloody murder.

August 8, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

An intriguing summer drama that already has us glued to the tube in a season of equally fantastic and unconventional women-led hits, The Sinner highlights a flawed protagonist without asking us to condemn or relieve her.

August 3, 2017 | Full Review…

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