6.9/10
10,300
124 user 9 critic

Childhood's End 

Trailer
1:01 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $3.99 on Prime Video

After peaceful aliens invade earth, humanity finds itself living in a utopia under the indirect rule of the aliens, but does this utopia come at a price?
Reviews
Popularity
2,657 ( 261)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2015  
3 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A story of two teens discovering their budding sexuality. Greg is having his first sexual experience and first relationship with his friend's mother, a woman twice his age....while Denise ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Lipsky
Stars: Cameron Foord, Heather Gottlieb, Sam Trammell
Ascension (2014)
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A young woman's murder causes the subjects of a century-long mission to populate a new world to question the true nature of the project as they approach the point of no return.

Stars: Tricia Helfer, Gil Bellows, Brian Van Holt
The Whispers (2015)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

An unseen force is manipulating society's most innocent-our children-to act in favor of its cause. As the kids unwittingly help this unknown enemy, the clock counts down in this suspenseful race to save humanity.

Stars: Lily Rabe, Barry Sloane, Milo Ventimiglia
Helix (2014–2015)
Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A team of scientists are thrust into a potentially life-or-death situation when they arrive in the Arctic to secretly investigate what could be an outbreak of a strange disease in a secluded international research facility.

Stars: Billy Campbell, Kyra Zagorsky, Mark Ghanimé
Almost Human (2013–2014)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

In a not-so-distant future, a human cop and an android partner up to protect and serve.

Stars: Karl Urban, Michael Ealy, Minka Kelly
Wayward Pines (2015–2016)
Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A Secret Service agent goes to Wayward Pines, Idaho, in search of two federal agents who have gone missing in the bucolic town. He soon learns that he may never get out of Wayward Pines alive.

Stars: Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Toby Jones, Shannyn Sossamon
Defiance (2013–2015)
Action | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Life in the city of Defiance, in a near future after the arrival of different alien lifeforms to Earth.

Stars: Grant Bowler, Stephanie Leonidas, Julie Benz
Second Chance I (2016)
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A billionaire bio-engineer brings a dead police officer back to life.

Stars: Robert Kazinsky, Dilshad Vadsaria, Adhir Kalyan
The 4400 (2004–2007)
Sci-Fi | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

As the reappearance of 4,400 missing persons on a single day confounds the global community, federal agents on the case slowly discover the ways in which the victims have been changed.

Stars: Jacqueline McKenzie, Joel Gretsch, Patrick John Flueger
Dark Matter (2015–2017)
Adventure | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

In the dystopian 27th century, six people wake up on a deserted spaceship with no memory of who they are or what they're doing there. They reluctantly team up and set off to find answers with the help of a female android.

Stars: Melissa O'Neil, Anthony Lemke, Alex Mallari Jr.
Colony (2016–2018)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

In the wake of a mysterious alien invasion, a family fights to stay together in a new world order.

Stars: Josh Holloway, Sarah Wayne Callies, Peter Jacobson
11.22.63 (2016)
Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A high school teacher travels back in time to prevent John F. Kennedy's assassination.

Stars: James Franco, Sarah Gadon, George MacKay
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Mike Vogel ...  Ricky Stormgren 3 episodes, 2015
Osy Ikhile ...  Milo Rodricks 3 episodes, 2015
Daisy Betts ...  Ellie Stormgren / ... 3 episodes, 2015
Georgina Haig ...  Annabel Stormgren 3 episodes, 2015
Charles Dance ...  Karellen 3 episodes, 2015
Ashley Zukerman ...  Jake Greggson 3 episodes, 2015
Hayley Magnus ...  Amy Morrel / ... 3 episodes, 2015
Charlotte Nicdao ...  Rachel / ... 3 episodes, 2015
Cecilia Dewar Cecilia Dewar ...  Extra 3 episodes, 2015
Yael Stone ...  Peretta Jones 2 episodes, 2015
Lachlan Roland-Kenn ...  Tommy 2 episodes, 2015
Russell Kiefel Russell Kiefel ...  Sheriff De Bont 2 episodes, 2015
Harley Durst Harley Durst ...  Karellen Double 2 episodes, 2015
Shane Holloway Shane Holloway ...  Immigration Officer / ... 2 episodes, 2015
Xavier West Xavier West ...  Driver's Son 2 episodes, 2015
Naomi Atherton ...  Young Mother 2 episodes, 2015
Edit

Storyline

After peaceful aliens invade earth, humanity finds itself living in a utopia under the indirect rule of the aliens, but does this utopia come at a price?

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 December 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Childhood's End See more »

Filming Locations:

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Broadcast in 2015, sixty-two years after Arthur C. Clarke's original novel was published. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Just read the book before the series came out.
16 December 2015 | by joe-35054See all my reviews

First off i want to say that this is my first review EVER on IMDb. Just felt i needed to say what i thought when seeing the 1 star review.

Second i just want to say that i've only watched episodes 1 and 2 and yeah my English is not as good as it should.

The director have chosen a "modern" view of the vision of the author from 1954 and I was very afraid that it would ruin everything, but the series is actually pretty excellent to watch. Its fun to see how the director and actors interpreted the book and made it into the great series that its been so far. It do head into a weird direction in episode 2, but i feel i know whats going to happen next even tho most of it is not from the book.

All in all i give it a 8 out of 10 for the story, acting and CGI(AND its a SYFY series).

PS remember folks, enjoy the show and enjoy the visions you had when reading the book, together it will be an amazing journey in your mind:)

PS will update when i've seen the whole thing.


41 of 80 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 124 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed