Harper's Island (2009)

TV Series  -   -  Drama | Horror | Mystery
7.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.5/10 from 19,516 users  
Reviews: 75 user | 27 critic

Harper's Island was once the scene of a gruesome series of murders. Now, seven years later, family and friends gather on the island for a wedding, but one by one they begin to die.

Creator:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 48 titles
created 23 Jun 2011
 
a list of 26 titles
created 07 Jan 2012
 
a list of 34 titles
created 17 May 2012
 
a list of 33 titles
created 18 Aug 2012
 
a list of 24 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Harper's Island" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Harper's Island (2009)

Harper's Island (2009) on IMDb 7.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Harper's Island.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2009  
1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Happy Town (TV Series 2010)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A deputy sheriff is confronted with the unsolved mystery of a half-dozen child kidnappings over the past decade in a small town in Minnesota.

Stars: Geoff Stults, Lauren German, Amy Acker
Invasion (2005–2006)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

In the aftermath of a hurricane, a Florida Park Ranger and his family deal with strange occurrences, including luminescent creatures in the water and people that somehow seem to have ... See full summary »

Stars: William Fichtner, Eddie Cibrian, Kari Matchett
Moonlight (2007–2008)
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A vampire lands work as a private investigator and falls for a mortal woman.

Stars: Alex O'Loughlin, Sophia Myles, Jason Dohring
FlashForward (2009–2010)
Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A special task force in the FBI investigates after every person on Earth simultaneously blackouts and awakens with a short vision of their future.

Stars: John Cho, Joseph Fiennes, Jack Davenport
Persons Unknown (TV Series 2010)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Revolves around strangers who are imprisoned inside a small ghost town.

Stars: Jason Wiles, Daisy Betts, Chadwick Boseman
Harper's Globe (TV Series 2009)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Stars: Melanie Merkosky, Tommy Jeff Martin, David Loren
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Abby Mills (13 episodes, 2009)
...
 Henry Dunn (13 episodes, 2009)
...
 Christopher 'Sully' Sullivan (13 episodes, 2009)
...
 Shea Allen (13 episodes, 2009)
...
 Trish Wellington (13 episodes, 2009)
...
 Madison Allen (13 episodes, 2009)
...
 Danny Brooks (13 episodes, 2009)
...
 Jimmy Mance (11 episodes, 2009)
...
 Sheriff Charlie Mills (11 episodes, 2009)
...
 Cal Vandeusen (11 episodes, 2009)
...
 Chloe Carter (10 episodes, 2009)
...
 Katherine Wellington (9 episodes, 2009)
...
 Beth Barrington (9 episodes, 2009)
...
 J.D. Dunn (8 episodes, 2009)
...
 Nikki Bolton (8 episodes, 2009)
...
 Maggie Krell (8 episodes, 2009)
...
 Malcolm Ross (8 episodes, 2009)
...
 Richard Allen (7 episodes, 2009)
...
 Shane Pierce (7 episodes, 2009)
...
 Joel Booth (6 episodes, 2009)
Edit

Storyline

Harper's Island was once the scene of a gruesome series of murders. Now, seven years later, family and friends gather on the island for a wedding, but one by one they begin to die.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

13 weeks. 25 suspects. 1 killer.


Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 April 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Harper-sziget  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(13 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The titles for each episode are an onomatopoeia alluding to the method of murder used by the killer in that particular episode. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Séries express: Episode #2.34 (2009) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
If there's one thing true about this series...- it's totally addicting!
21 March 2010 | by See all my reviews

The Harper's Island is an Island where 7years ago sociopath John Wakefield brutally murdered 6women. Now, Henry comes back to the island where he spent his whole childhood with his fiancée to get married there. The guests include the family from both sides, best friends and especially one, a woman whose mother was one of those 6women, then. She's the main character of the show. Soon, people are starting to get brutally killed in various ways...

As in the title, if there's one thing true about this series, it is that is totally addicting, and NO MATTER what you think of some characters and their stupid moves, no matter what you think of some twists and how predictable you may find them, no matter what you think of some of the screenwriters' ideas - you will watch it right to the end. And you will watch REAL FAST!

As the film-making goes, it's flawless, great climatic cinematography, and some special effects when needed.

As to the characters, they're all believable which is good, and all the actors do a great job, which is nowadays not that easy to find on TV.

Some great music and songs used, too!

A the plot goes, it will keep you guessing to the very end, your predictions may probe to be wrong, OR right, but the sure thing is, you will be fooled a few times before you know what's going on. And the majority of you, me including here, will be shocked by the ending. And of course, lots of twist all the way through.

It will keep you on the edge of your sits, doesn't matter if its, people becoming missing one by one, them figuring out that they're getting killed, murderer's hunt for the rest of them, or their hunt for the murderer.

It's not perfect, but it's still a very good television!


17 of 30 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Will anyone admit they didn't know? Roslynx
who was the most stupid character? megan20
Saddest episode? MarieGL
Harper's Island promo video micmac99
If you could make a follow up series FireflySerenityOk
TV Guide : 6 Reasons Why Harper's Island Needs to Come Back Apple4
Discuss Harper's Island (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page