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Altered Carbon: Season 1 (2018)



Critic Consensus: Altered Carbon leans hard into its cyberpunk roots, serving up an ambitiously pulpy viewing experience that often overwhelms, but never bores.


Air date: Feb 2, 2018
Air date: Feb 2, 2018
Air date: Feb 2, 2018
Air date: Feb 2, 2018
Air date: Feb 2, 2018
Air date: Feb 2, 2018
Air date: Feb 2, 2018
Air date: Feb 2, 2018
Air date: Feb 2, 2018
Air date: Feb 2, 2018

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Society has been transformed by new technology: consciousness can be digitized; human bodies are interchangeable; death is no longer permanent. Takeshi Kovacs is the lone surviving soldier in a group of elite interstellar warriors who were defeated in an uprising against the new world order. His mind was imprisoned -- on ice -- for centuries until Laurens Bancroft, an impossibly wealthy, long-lived man, offers Kovacs the chance to live again. In exchange, Kovacs has to solve a murder ... that of … More

Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Network: Netflix
Premiere Date: Feb 2, 2018
Executive Producers: , , , , , ,


Joel Kinnaman
as Takeshi Kovacs
Martha Higareda
as Lt. Det. Kristin Ort...
Antonio Marziale
as Isaac Bancroft
James Purefoy
as Laurens Bancroft
Tamara Taylor
as Oumou Prescott
Adam Busch
as Mickey
Renee Elise Goldsber...
as Quellcrist Falconer
Hayley Law
as Lizzie Elliot
Ato Essandoh
as Vernon Elliot
Leonardo Nam
as Stronghold Kovacs
Trieu Tran
as Mister Leung
Kristin Lehman
as Miriam Bancroft
Dichen Lachman
as Reileen Kawahara
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All Critics (69) | Top Critics (22)

This one is aiming hard at cult status and I'm 100 per cent certain it will get there. I'm thinking this one will be quite a small cult, though, relatively speaking.

February 20, 2018 | Full Review…
Times (UK)

Part of the thrill of "Altered Carbon," the new sci-fi series from Netflix, is figuring out the rules of the strange future universe we've been dropped into.

February 14, 2018 | Full Review…
Boston Globe
Top Critic

Aesthetics and questionable casting decisions aside, Altered carbon, whilst having some very cool ideas, is more or less a who-dun-it crime story. All that well trodden ground can feel a little disappointing.

February 13, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

It's a good time for sci-fi/action fans, but maybe in a future season it could resurrect itself as something a little more substantial.

February 12, 2018 | Full Review…
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Altered Carbon trades thoughtful writing and design for a blinkered focus on polemic and prefab dystopia.

February 12, 2018 | Full Review…
The Verge

It's probably not as immediately gripping as Stranger Things, but as far as the streaming site's original features go, this one is definitely among the most worthy of watching.

February 9, 2018 | Full Review…
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