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Stranger Things 

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When a young boy disappears, his mother, a police chief, and his friends must confront terrifying supernatural forces in order to get him back.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Winona Ryder ...  Joyce Byers 25 episodes, 2016-2019
David Harbour ...  Jim Hopper 25 episodes, 2016-2019
Finn Wolfhard ...  Mike Wheeler 25 episodes, 2016-2019
Millie Bobby Brown ...  Eleven 25 episodes, 2016-2019
Caleb McLaughlin ...  Lucas Sinclair 25 episodes, 2016-2019
Natalia Dyer ...  Nancy Wheeler 25 episodes, 2016-2019
Charlie Heaton ...  Jonathan Byers 25 episodes, 2016-2019
Joe Keery ...  Steve Harrington 25 episodes, 2016-2019
Cara Buono ...  Karen Wheeler 25 episodes, 2016-2019
Gaten Matarazzo ...  Dustin Henderson 25 episodes, 2016-2019
Noah Schnapp ...  Will Byers 24 episodes, 2016-2019
Dacre Montgomery ...  Billy Hargrove 17 episodes, 2017-2019
Sadie Sink ...  Max Mayfield 17 episodes, 2017-2019
Joe Chrest ...  Ted Wheeler 15 episodes, 2016-2019
Rob Morgan ...  Officer Powell 12 episodes, 2016-2019
John Reynolds ...  Officer Callahan 12 episodes, 2016-2019
Priah Ferguson ...  Erica Sinclair 12 episodes, 2017-2019
Matthew Modine ...  Martin Brenner 12 episodes, 2016-2017
Randy Havens ...  Mr. Clarke 11 episodes, 2016-2019
Sean Astin ...  Bob Newby 11 episodes, 2017-2019
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Storyline

In a small town where everyone knows everyone, a peculiar incident starts a chain of events that leads to the disappearance of a child, which begins to tear at the fabric of an otherwise peaceful community. Dark government agencies and seemingly malevolent supernatural forces converge on the town, while a few of the locals begin to understand that there's more going on than meets the eye. Written by Charles J.

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It only gets stranger... (Season 2) See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Russian

Release Date:

15 July 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Montauk See more »

Filming Locations:

Jackson, Georgia, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.00 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

For the Halloween party, Nancy and Steve are dressed up as Lana (Rebecca de Mornay) and Joel (Tom Cruise) from the movie, Risky Business (1983). See more »

Goofs

At the end of chapter 6 Mike and Dustin set their bikes down outside of Mikes house with Dustin's bike on the left and Mike's on the right. In the beginning of chapter 7 when they are leaving Mike's house to escape, Dustin's bike is now on the right and Mike's is on the left. See more »

Quotes

Eleven: Friends don't lie.
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Crazy Credits

The Stranger Things opening titles and fonts mimic the film grain and look of 1980's television series opening credits. See more »

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Stranger Things
(Title sequence & end credits theme)
Written & performed by Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein
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User Reviews

 
Season 3, meh
12 July 2019 | by juliaco-86716See all my reviews

Season 1 and 2 were fantastic. Kept me engaged, "afraid" and excited. Season 3 is pretty much a fiasco. The monster is grose, too much comedy which is not necessarily well placed, the constant bickering, and evil russians? Really? There must have been a better plot than that. The hospital scene reminds me of a bad zombie movie. It's a bit slow and boring. I'm halfway through the season, I must see how it ends, but I am slightly disappointed. I still enjoy the actors performance though. Winona is great, also most of the kids are pretty cool.


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