Black Bird: Miniseries

Black Bird: Miniseries

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Taron Egerton (Rocketman) plays an inmate facing a 10-year sentence with a chance at freedom in this miniseries inspired by true events. The catch: he must befriend a suspected serial killer (Paul Walter Hauser, Richard Jewell) in prison and get a confession without exposing the ruse.

2022Rating: MA15+USAApple, Imperative Entertainment, EDEN Productions, EMJAG Productions
DramaThrillerTrue Story & Biography

Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

Pilot

Jimmy Keene is living in the fast lane—until he gets... More a 10-year prison sentence. Behind bars, he’s approached about a high-stakes deal for freedom.

EPISODE 1.2

We Are Coming, Father Abraham

Agent McCauley prepares Jimmy for the mission. Detective Miller questions... More Larry about the missing women, leading to a polygraph test.

EPISODE 1.3

Hand to Mouth

Struggling with his transition to maximum security prison, Jimmy initiates... More a friendship with Larry. New holes in Larry’s stories are uncovered.

EPISODE 1.4

WhatsHerName

In the aftermath of a prison riot, Jimmy and Larry... More find themselves with time to learn more about each other.

EPISODE 1.5

The Place I Lie

Jimmy’s mounting fear and paranoia compel him to provoke Larry.... More McCauley and Miller have a breakthrough. Larry’s therapist grows concerned.

EPISODE 1.6

You Promised

Jimmy reaches his breaking point. Larry becomes suspicious. McCauley and... More Miller talk to an important person in Larry’s life.

Black Bird: Miniseries | Reviews

97%70 reviews

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

A genre piece with uncommon depth...

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Financial Times

Financial Times

A deliberately paced, gripping show that only improves on its serviceable opener.

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We Got This Covered

We Got This Covered

Gritty, unsettling, and flawless...

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Collider

Collider

Taron Egerton, Paul Walter Hauser, and the late Ray Liotta turn in career-best performances.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

Competently, if not always vibrantly, explores the delicate relationship between criminality and culpability.

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Variety

Variety

As a frame for a gifted young star, Black Bird is serviceable and solidly built...

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

One of the most engrossing true-crime dramas of the year.

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Black Bird: Miniseries | Release Details

Black Bird: Miniseries is available to stream in Australia now on Apple TV+.