Watch Now

With Prime Video

WATCH NOW
ON DISC
A man in his early 30s struggles to find a balance in his life between being a new dad and his involvement in a motorcycle club.

Creator:

Reviews
Popularity
74 ( 1)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



7   6   5   4   3   2   1  
2014   2013   2012   2011   2010   2009   … See all »
Top Rated TV #172 | Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 10 wins & 57 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Dexter (2006–2013)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Dexter Morgan is a Forensics Expert, a loyal brother, boyfriend, and friend. That's what he seems to be, but that's not what he really is. Dexter Morgan is a Serial Killer that hunts the bad.

Stars: Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas
Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  

A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family's future.

Stars: Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn
Prison Break (2005–2009)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside.

Stars: Dominic Purcell, Wentworth Miller, Amaury Nolasco
Homeland (TV Series 2011)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A bipolar CIA operative becomes convinced a prisoner of war has been turned by al-Qaeda and is planning to carry out a terrorist attack on American soil.

Stars: Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin, Rupert Friend
The Sopranos (1999–2007)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  

New Jersey mob boss, Tony Soprano, deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life.

Stars: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco
The Shield (2002–2008)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

The lives and cases of a dirty LAPD cop and the police unit under his command.

Stars: Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins
The Walking Dead (TV Series 2010)
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes leads a group of survivors in a world overrun by the walking dead. Fighting the dead, fearing the living.

Stars: Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Melissa McBride
Lost (2004–2010)
Adventure | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

The survivors of a plane crash are forced to work together in order to survive on a seemingly deserted tropical island.

Stars: Jorge Garcia, Josh Holloway, Yunjin Kim
Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
Crime | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

An Atlantic City politician plays both sides of the law, conspiring with gangsters during the Prohibition era.

Stars: Steve Buscemi, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon
The Wire (2002–2008)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.4/10 X  

Baltimore drug scene, seen through the eyes of drug dealers and law enforcement.

Stars: Dominic West, Lance Reddick, Sonja Sohn
True Detective (TV Series 2014)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  

An anthology series in which police investigations unearth the personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within and outside the law.

Stars: Vince Vaughn, Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams
Game of Thrones (TV Series 2011)
Adventure | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  

Nine noble families fight for control over the mythical lands of Westeros. Meanwhile, a forgotten race hell-bent on destruction returns after being dormant for thousands of years.

Stars: Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Jackson 'Jax' Teller (92 episodes, 2008-2014)
...
 Gemma Teller Morrow (92 episodes, 2008-2014)
...
 Robert 'Bobby Elvis' Munson (92 episodes, 2008-2014)
...
 Alexander 'Tig' Trager (92 episodes, 2008-2014)
...
 Filip 'Chibs' Telford (92 episodes, 2008-2014)
...
 Juan Carlos 'Juice' Ortiz (90 episodes, 2008-2014)
...
 Wayne Unser / ... (88 episodes, 2008-2014)
...
 Dr. Tara Knowles / ... (79 episodes, 2008-2013)
...
 Clarence 'Clay' Morrow (79 episodes, 2008-2013)
...
 Happy Lowman / ... (71 episodes, 2008-2014)
...
 Harry 'Opie' Winston (54 episodes, 2008-2012)
...
 Piermont 'Piney' Winston (49 episodes, 2008-2011)
...
 Chuck 'Chucky' Marstein (46 episodes, 2008-2014)
...
 Lyla Winston / ... (41 episodes, 2009-2014)
...
 Nero Padilla (38 episodes, 2012-2014)
...
 George 'Ratboy' Skogstrom / ... (38 episodes, 2011-2014)
Edit

Storyline

Sons of Anarchy, aka SAMCRO, is a motorcycle club that operates both illegal and legal businesses in the small town of Charming. They combine gun-running and a garage, plus involvement in porn film. Clay, the president, likes it old school and violent; while Jax, his stepson and the club's VP, has thoughts about changing the way things are, based on his dead father's journal. Their conflict has effects on both the club and their personal relationships. Written by Pia

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Let freedom ride

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 September 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Forever Sam Crow  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Kurt Sutter has stated several times that the homeless woman was always meant to be ambiguous and that the audience can make up their own interpretation for her.

Conflicting information has been found that Kurt Sutter said he wrote the character as an embodiment of Jesus Christ, but tried to leave it ambiguous. It's still open to personal interpretation of each individual. See more »

Goofs

the Landrover driven by the PSNI/RUC in the episodes set in Northern Ireland are shown to be canvas side. Due to the 20 years of political unrest in the country, all Police vehicles are Armour plated. See more »

Quotes

Jackson 'Jax' Teller: [voiceover, reading his fathers memoirs] A true outlaw finds the balance between the passion in his heart and the reason in his mind. The outcome is the balance of might and right.
See more »

Crazy Credits

Season 3 episodes "Lochan Mor", "Turas", "Fírinne", and "Bainne" used an Irish rendition of the main theme song. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Ask a Porn Star: Celebrity Sex Tape (2016) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Some of what makes this show great
9 August 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The writing and the acting in this show set it apart from 99% of other television shows and movies. While no show is perfectly written or filmed, this one is far and away better than nearly everything else. Why? Several reasons, but here are a couple. 1- More than any other drama I can think of, SOA avoids resorting to highly contrived scenes and plots. How many crime or action shows have LEO characters attempt to clear rooms with their guns held at arms length as they walk through doors and around corners without first clearing blind spots? This kind of forced stupidity absolutely strains credulity and like other viewers I hate it. Only lazy, stupid jerks write scenes like that. They assume viewers are idiots and won't notice how forced and phony the writing is. Apparently this is an old favorite method for building suspense, for giving viewers that "uh oh, something bad is about to happen" feeling. But such writing is transparent and insults the audience.

SOA writers didn't do that. Their writing was almost always realistic in those areas. Sure, the characters in the show are unusual, but their behavior is believable.

In the same way, the writers did not resort to making most characters emotionally labile as the majority of other drama writers do. There is plenty of emotion in the show, but it is developed realistically, and most of the characters have a normal amount of emotional maturity, so the viewer is able to relate to and go along with it.

There is a lot more to be said for this show of course. But I was and am extremely pleased with the realism of the writing, and also of the acting.

One more thing which makes the show so believable and good: it was not another vehicle for "political correctness". The writers avoided all that phony thinking and speaking. In one episode a SOA member remarked that he had taken his son out of T ball because every member of every team was given a winner's trophy. As normal people in real life do, he recognized that the school's attempt to eliminate winners and losers is harmful to children. Far too many TV shows appear to be vehicles for promoting "PC" nonsense like that. SOA was not one of them.


11 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Sons of Anarchy is the most sexist show on television - says Salon mag writetopcat
Nothing here about the Series Finale? monstersinbox
Guns, drugs, and porn! Gemma_Morrow
S4 finale - women in clubhouse julia-solovjova
It is possible to like Gemma AND Tara Gemma_Morrow
Most often used phrases writetopcat
Discuss Sons of Anarchy (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page