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Godless: Miniseries (2017)



Critic Consensus: Vistas and violence root Godless firmly in traditional Western territory, but its female-driven ensemble sets it apart in a male-dominated genre.


Air date: Nov 22, 2017
Air date: Nov 22, 2017
Air date: Nov 22, 2017
Air date: Nov 22, 2017
Air date: Nov 22, 2017
Air date: Nov 22, 2017
Air date: Nov 22, 2017

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Notorious criminal Frank Griffin (Jeff Daniels) and his gang of outlaws are on a mission of revenge against Roy Goode (Jack O'Connell), a son-like protégé who betrayed the brotherhood. While on the run, Roy seeks refuge with hardened widow Alice Fletcher (Michelle Dockery), an outcast herself, in a worn-down, isolated mining town of La Belle, NM--governed mainly by women. When word reaches La Belle that Griffin is headed their way, the town bands together to defend against the murderous gang in … More

Genre: Western
Network: Netflix
Premiere Date: Nov 22, 2017
Executive Producers: ,


Jeff Daniels
as Frank Griffin
Jack O'Connell
as Roy Goode
Michelle Dockery
as Alice Fletcher
Scoot McNairy
as Bill McNue
Merritt Wever
as Mary-Agnes McNue
Thomas Sangster
as Whitey Winn
Kim Coates
as Ed Logan
Sam Waterston
as John Cook
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Critic Reviews for Godless: Miniseries

All Critics (57) | Top Critics (21)

Scott Frank's western, focused on an 1880s town populated mainly by women, is a great pleasure.

December 29, 2017 | Full Review…

Even though Godless certainly employs some familiar genre tropes and scenes of violence and romance, it still manages to surprise and subvert expectations in unique ways.

December 19, 2017 | Full Review…

Godless is so swept up in the romance of the West that it shortchanges practically everything else -- character, context, story.

December 13, 2017 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Godless certainly doesn't do much to subvert genre clichés... But then, westerns were never about pushing boundaries - they were about entertainment, and Godless has that in abundance.

December 7, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
The Arts Desk

So-so Western is well-acted, but moves at a snail's pace.

December 5, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
Common Sense Media

Godless, with its cinematic longshots of unfettered Western plains, a moody and effective soundtrack, and a phenomenal cast, seemed destined for greatness. But unfortunately, the town of La Belle isn't just lawless - it's also a bit aimless.

December 5, 2017 | Full Review…
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