Revenge (2011–2015)

TV Series   |  TV-14   |    |  Drama, Mystery, Thriller


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An emotionally troubled young woman sets out to exact revenge against the people who wronged her father.


7.8/10
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  • Gina Torres in Revenge (2011)
  • Madeleine Stowe in Revenge (2011)
  • Madeleine Stowe in Revenge (2011)
  • Madeleine Stowe and Josh Bowman in Revenge (2011)
  • Madeleine Stowe and Christa B. Allen in Revenge (2011)
  • Madeleine Stowe and James Tupper in Revenge (2011)

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Creator:

Mike Kelley

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22 September 2011 | diroffers
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This show was the one that made me want to sign up on IMDb to rave about. I had some preconceived notions of what this show would be like and which demographic it would appeal to (not mine) and was not expecting to like it at all. Was I pleasantly surprised! I like the way the story is unfolding. I like that the characters are believable, aside from the fact that they are all incredibly attractive.

I'm a little surprised by the ratings so far, and haven't seen any reviews to explain them. They don't spell everything out for you, so that could put some people off. I imagine not everyone has met people who are like the characters in the show, so the characters may seem somewhat unrealistic in that sense. It is not happy, fun-loving, or trivial at all. It is serious and a bit dark - like Dexter, but without the humorous elements. It could be that it could use more narration, in order to make the lead character more relatable.

Personally, I'm a little excited to see how this story plays out and the impediments that the main character will have to face in carrying out her revenge. I am sure that as she becomes better acquainted with others, her task will become more difficult to carry out. Or will she turn out to be more of a sociopath?

My biggest concern with this series is how long the process of revenge will be drawn out. Are they intending for it to take several seasons? Will it be more swift, with the ultimate focus being the consequences of her actions or perhaps discovering an insatiable desire to create her own justice where she sees fit? I like the potential here, I suppose it will not take long to determine where they are going with the series.

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