Stormborn - Game of Thrones: Season 7, Episode 2 - Rotten Tomatoes



Critic Score

Critic Consensus: While necessarily setting up the events for the season, "Stormborn" features compelling strategic discussion, and a cracking action sequence to end the episode with a bang.

Episode Info

Daenerys has a surprise visitor; Jon faces a revolt; Tyrion draws up plans to conquer Westeros.

Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Network: HBO
Air Date: Jul 23, 2017
Directed By:
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Peter Dinklage
as Tyrion Lannister
Nikolaj Coster-Walda...
as Jaime Lannister
Lena Headey
as Cersei Lannister
Emilia Clarke
as Daenerys Targaryen
Aidan Gillen
as Petyr Baelish
Diana Rigg
as Lady Olenna Tyrell
Sophie Turner
as Sansa Stark
Maisie Williams
as Arya Stark
Jonathan Pryce
as High Sparrow
Gemma Whelan
as Yara Greyjoy
Alfie Allen
as Theon Greyjoy
John Bradley
as Samwell Tarly
Dean-Charles Chapman
as Tommen Baratheon
Liam Cunningham
as Davos Seaworth
Natalie Dormer
as Margaery Tyrell
Iain Glen
as Jorah Mormont
Kristofer Hivju
as Tormund Giantsbane
Michiel Huisman
as Daario Naharis
Michael McElhatton
as Roose Bolton
Pilou AsbŠk
as Euron Greyjoy
Rory McCann
as Sandor "The Hound" C...
Jim Broadbent
as Archmaester Ebrose
Iwan Rheon
as Ramsay Snow
Jacob Anderson
as Grey Worm
Richard Dormer
as Beric Dondarrion
Indira Varma
as Ellaria Sand
Jessica Henwick
as Nymeria Sand
Tom Wlaschiha
as Jaqen H'ghar
Kit Harington
as Jon Snow
Ben Hawkey
as Hot Pie
James Faulkner
as Randyll Tarly
Tom Hopper
as Dickon Tarly
Bella Ramsey
as Lyanna Mormont
Richard Rycroft
as Maester Wolkan
Megan Parkinson
as Alys Karstark
Harry Grasby
as Ned Umber
Ben Fox
as Inn Customer
Mark Roper
as Inn Customer
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Critic reviews for Stormborn

This is politics at its finest.

August 18, 2017 | Full Review…
Philadelphia Inquirer
Top Critic

The episode is not only packed with intrigue, intimacy, and insanity, but also with a richness of history.

July 31, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
Slant Magazine

Moving the plot along in this installment required a few too many convenient-exposition scenes, but the brutal ambush/battle at the end was a shot of adrenaline -- and a reminder that you never know who's going next in Westeros.

July 26, 2017 | Full Review…
Common Sense Media

Game of Thrones delivered on its promised faster pace of season 7 with an episode so crammed with major events, reunions, a riveting battle, deaths, and twists that it almost played like a season finale -- yet this is only episode 2!

July 25, 2017 | Rating: A- | Full Review…
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

This episode really delivered on the premise of "rated TV-MA for graphic violence and strong sexual content,"

July 24, 2017 | Full Review…
The Verge

"Stormborn," proves that the table setting always pays off in Game of Thrones by giving us a sample platter of everything that the show does best.

July 24, 2017 | Full Review…
New York Observer
Top Critic

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