Harper's Island (2009)

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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.

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

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13 weeks. 25 suspects. 1 killer.


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None of the main cast (other than Harry Hamlin who had signed on for only one episode) knew if their character was going to survive to the end of any episode until the day before they got the script. Rather than letting them read about it in the script the job of telling an actor that his or her character was going to be killed in the next episode fell to the Executive Producer Karim Zreik, a job that earned him the nick name "The Assassin". See more »

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Good fun entertainment - don't take it TOO seriously
3 July 2012 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

This series has moderate acting talent, a constraint that scenes need to be viewable on a mainstream channel, and a budget that doesn't allow much (any?) CGI.

It is about relatively attractive people dying 'one by one'.

So if this were a movie it would likely end up with a 5.2 rating.

Instead it is an entertaining series that very successfully keeps the basic premise ticking along nicely for thirteen episodes. There are sufficient plots twists and they keep flowing all the way through to the last episode.

In a series of this nature there is no point trying to plug EVERY possible hole in the script, but they do an admirable job. If you are prepared to go in with a positive viewpoint you will find this great fun.


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