• Network: AMC
  • Series Premiere Date: Aug 11, 2013
Metascore
60

Mixed or average reviews - based on 27 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 27
  2. Negative: 1 out of 27
  1. Reviewed by: Verne Gay
    Aug 8, 2013
    83
    Terrifically hard to love, but some superb performances indicate that at least it's worth the effort to try.
  2. Reviewed by: Mark A. Perigard
    Aug 12, 2013
    91
    For those looking for yet another quality show for their Sunday nights, Low Winter Sun soars high.
  3. Reviewed by: Melissa Maerz
    Aug 5, 2013
    83
    The drama's just as intense as [Mark] Strong, who's clearly earned his last name. [9 Aug 2013, p.73]
  4. Reviewed by: Michael Starr
    Aug 9, 2013
    88
    Low Winter Sun grabs you by the lapels and pulls you--forcefully--right into its seamy, low-rent world of intrigue and double- and triple-crosses.
User Score
7.1

Generally favorable reviews- based on 78 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 19 out of 29
  2. Negative: 4 out of 29
  1. Sep 20, 2013
    8
    The art of this series is the tension of will they succeed or fail at getting away with the murder. The complexity of the storyline has beenThe art of this series is the tension of will they succeed or fail at getting away with the murder. The complexity of the storyline has been steadily reducing as the plot boils away the options Frank has to maintain his grip on the investigation and all the distractions. Full Review »
  2. Sep 8, 2013
    10
    This show is awesome. Great writing and solid acting. Its slowly developing and getting better and i am liking the new layers each episode. itThis show is awesome. Great writing and solid acting. Its slowly developing and getting better and i am liking the new layers each episode. it may not be to everyones taste but it works like a novel maybe and not a comic book. Full Review »
  3. Aug 12, 2013
    9
    Superb acting by Lennie James and Mark Strong and intriguing plot. Visually stunning.The art direction is something special. Will beSuperb acting by Lennie James and Mark Strong and intriguing plot. Visually stunning.The art direction is something special. Will be interesting to see the season unfold. Full Review »