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The Terror: Season 1 (2018)

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Critic Consensus: A thriller wrapped in a prestige drama package, The Terror makes for gripping, atmospheric supernatural horror.

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Inspired by a true story, The Terror centers on the Royal Navy's perilous voyage into uncharted territory as the crew attempts to discover the Northwest Passage. Faced with treacherous conditions, limited resources, dwindling hope and fear of the unknown, the crew is pushed to the brink of extinction. Frozen, isolated and stuck at the end of the earth, The Terror highlights all that can go wrong when a group of men, desperate to survive, struggle not only with the elements, but with each other.

Cast

Jared Harris
as Francis Crozier
Ciarán Hinds
as Sir John Franklin
Paul Ready
as Henry Goodsir
Adam Nagaitis
as Cornelius Hickey
Tobias Menzies
as James Fitzjames

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A lavish event series that could be called 'Master and Commander Meets The Thing.' It's not quite as exciting as that pitch makes it sound, but it is a show that builds up steam around the fourth episode.

March 23, 2018 | Full Review…

We're all still caught up in a mad, self-perpetuating cycle of fear. If that's your entry point to The Terror, so be it, but it doesn't have to be. The terror is many things, and one of them is bound to get you.

March 27, 2018 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

Explorers confront the fear of the unknown in scary mystery.

April 10, 2018 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

The Terror has a judicious hand with its monster story, using it mostly to add an extra top note of dread to the interpersonal conflict and imposing might of near-eternal winter.

April 9, 2018 | Full Review…

Good, old-fashioned jolts of adrenaline are always welcome.

April 2, 2018 | Full Review…

The Terror's ensemble cast is one of its strongest assets.

March 30, 2018 | Full Review…

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