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Yellowstone: Season 1 (2018)



Critic Consensus: Yellowstone proves too melodramatic to be taken seriously, diminishing the effects of the talented cast and beautiful backdrops.


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Land developers, an Indian reservation, and America's first National Park all threaten the largest contiguous ranch in the United States. See if the Dutton family will survive through it all.


Kevin Costner
as John Dutton
Wes Bentley
as Jamie Dutton
Kelly Reilly
as Beth Dutton
Luke Grimes
as Cory Dutton
Dave Annable
as Lee Dutton
Cole Hauser
as Rip Wheeler
Gil Birmingham
as Thomas Rainwater
Danny Huston
as Dan Jenkins
Josh Lucas
as Young John
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Critic Reviews for Yellowstone: Season 1

All Critics (39) | Top Critics (14)

Through its first three episodes, Yellowstone is big and broad and a little too full of misfires.

June 19, 2018 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

New networks (or rebranded networks) often need noticeable pedigree to attract attention, but they don't need a dud. This geyser never goes off.

June 21, 2018 | Rating: C- | Full Review…

Costner's a master at engendering sympathy for potentially unsympathetic positions - did I mention how good he looks on a horse? - and Yellowstone isn't subtle in setting up the opposition, casting Danny Huston...

June 20, 2018 | Full Review…

Fist-clenching may be a novel approach, also a self-negating one, and Yellowstone -- good writing, solid cast, nice views aside -- can also be a bummer at times.

June 20, 2018 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Prevails as a compelling study of power, while it chews on what really makes a cowboy in 2018.

June 19, 2018 | Full Review…

If these cowboys respect hard work, loyalty, and driving a doggone Ford, why are there so many overtly silly things?

January 3, 2019 | Rating: 4.7 | Full Review…

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