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Watchmen 

TV-MA | | Action, Drama, Mystery | TV Mini-Series (2019)
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Set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, Watchmen embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel of the same name, while attempting to break new ground of its own.

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Damon Lindelof
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2019  
Won 11 Primetime Emmys. Another 39 wins & 63 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Regina King ...  Angela Abar / ... 9 episodes, 2019
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II ...  Cal Abar 8 episodes, 2019
Tom Mison ...  Mr. Phillips / ... 8 episodes, 2019
Sara Vickers ...  Ms. Crookshanks 8 episodes, 2019
Jeremy Irons ...  Adrian Veidt 8 episodes, 2019
Andrew Howard ...  Red Scare 7 episodes, 2019
Louis Gossett Jr. ...  Will Reeves 7 episodes, 2019
Jean Smart ...  Laurie Blake 6 episodes, 2019
Tim Blake Nelson ...  Looking Glass / ... 6 episodes, 2019
Dylan Schombing ...  Topher Abar 6 episodes, 2019
James Wolk ...  Joe Keene 6 episodes, 2019
Lily Rose Smith ...  Rosie 6 episodes, 2019
Adelynn Spoon ...  Emma 6 episodes, 2019
Danny Boyd Jr. ...  Young Will Reeves / ... 6 episodes, 2019
Frances Fisher ...  Jane Crawford 5 episodes, 2019
Jessica Camacho ...  Pirate Jenny 5 episodes, 2019
Steven G. Norfleet ...  O.B. Williams / ... 5 episodes, 2019
Alexis Louder ...  Ruth Williams / ... 5 episodes, 2019
Hong Chau ...  Lady Trieu 4 episodes, 2019
Don Johnson ...  Judd Crawford 4 episodes, 2019
Jolie Hoang-Rappaport ...  Bian 4 episodes, 2019
Jacob Ming-Trent ...  Panda 3 episodes, 2019
Cheyenne Jackson ...  Hooded Justice 3 episodes, 2019
Dustin Ingram ...  Agent Petey 3 episodes, 2019
Jovan Adepo ...  Will Reeves 3 episodes, 2019
Jamal Akakpo ...  Bass Reeves 3 episodes, 2019
Darrell Snedeger ...  Jon 2 episodes, 2019
Robert Wisdom ...  Seymour 2 episodes, 2019
Valeri Ross ...  Old Woman / ... 2 episodes, 2019
Danielle Deadwyler ...  June 2 episodes, 2019
Henry Louis Gates Jr. ...  Skip Gates 2 episodes, 2019
Landon Durrence Landon Durrence ...  Adorable White Boy 2 episodes, 2019
Victoria Blade ...  Mom 2 episodes, 2019
Charles Green ...  Preacher 2 episodes, 2019
Philly Plowden Philly Plowden ...  Sam Battle 2 episodes, 2019
Nicholas Logan ...  7K Spokesman 2 episodes, 2019
Jordan Salloum ...  Officer Borquin 2 episodes, 2019
Kyle McDuffie Kyle McDuffie ...  Sheriff 2 episodes, 2019
Jaiden Bostic ...  Marcus 2 episodes, 2019
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Set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws and must embrace the nostalgia, Detective Angela Abar investigates the reemergence of a white supremacist terrorist group inspired by the long-deceased moral absolutist Rorschach.

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As a child, Will sees a silent movie called "Trust In The Law!" about the U.S. Marshall Bass Reeves directed by Oscar Micheaux; in various ways, this movie deeply influences the rest of Will's life. Though this specific movie is fictional, both Reeves and Micheaux are real-life historical figures. Bass Reeves (1838-1910) was the first Black deputy U.S. marshal in the American West, working mostly in Arkansas and Oklahoma. Upon his retirement from the marshal service, he became a police officer in Muskogee, Oklahoma. Oscar Micheaux (1884-1951) was a pioneer in the early film industry who made both silent and sound pictures about African American life. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the entirety of season 1, many characters are saying "calvary" instead of "cavalry" when referring to the Seventh Kavalry. See more »

Crazy Credits

Each episode title appears onscreen as a sign or in the background of a scene. See more »

Connections

Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 Best TV Shows of 2019 (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

We Three
Written by Richard Robertson, Nelson Cogane and Sammy Mysels
Performed by The Ink Spots
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Pretty Powerful!
14 January 2021 | by RobScott-13See all my reviews

I absolutely loved Watchmen! It's a thrilling dramatic series that will keep you entertained every episode with its powerful storytelling! It seems that most of the people who don't like it seem to be the right wingers! It not only just got the most Emmy Awards nominations for any show in 2020 but also broke the record for Emmy nominations for a limited series! All of those nominations are deserving because it's a phenomenal show!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Vietnamese

Release Date:

20 October 2019 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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(entire series)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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