7.0/10
2,683
44 user 15 critic
Trailer
2:45 | Trailer
In 1953, Army scientist Frank Olson takes a fatal plunge from a hotel window. In 1975, a bombshell report ties his death to a top-secret experiment.
Reviews
Popularity
2,451 ( 156)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2017  
4 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Peter Sarsgaard ...  Frank Olson 6 episodes, 2017
Christian Camargo ...  Dr. Robert Lashbrook 6 episodes, 2017
Eric Olson ...  Himself 6 episodes, 2017
Scott Shepherd ...  Vincent Ruwet 5 episodes, 2017
Bob Balaban ...  Dr. Harold A. Abramson 5 episodes, 2017
Tim Blake Nelson ...  Sidney Gottlieb 5 episodes, 2017
Jack Michael Doke ...  Young Eric Olson 5 episodes, 2017
Molly Parker ...  Alice Olson 4 episodes, 2017
Jimmi Simpson ...  CIA Agent 3 episodes, 2017
Michael Chernus ...  Mal 3 episodes, 2017
Callie La Personerie Callie La Personerie ...  Lisa Olson 3 episodes, 2017
Edit

Storyline

This six-part series explores the limits of our knowledge about the past and the lengths we'll go in our search for the truth. A family story of one man's sixty-year quest to identify the circumstances of his father's mysterious death. A quest which brings him face-to-face with some of the darkest secrets of the United States. Written by Official Synopsis

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

tv mini series | See All (1) »

Taglines:

A Netflix Original Story Told in Six Chapters See more »


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 December 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Wormwood See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Chestnut Lodge, now closed, was located in Rockville, MD. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Brilliant!
17 December 2017 | by batenburgannSee all my reviews

Loved this! Another classic Errol Morris but with a twist. Heartbreaking family tragedy set against the backdrop of shady CIA history. Suspenseful and thought-provoking.


14 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 44 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed