• Network: AMC
  • Series Premiere Date: Nov 15, 2009
  • Season #: 1
User Score
3.5

Generally unfavorable reviews- based on 81 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 24 out of 81
  2. Negative: 48 out of 81

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Metascore
46

Mixed or average reviews - based on 21 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 21
  2. Negative: 6 out of 21
  1. 40
    For the characters and for the viewers, the miniseries is a plodding excursion on the road to nowhere.
  2. 30
    This Prisoner remake contains some striking visuals and intermittently effective performances, especially from the typically magnetic McKellan, but it’s also frequently too choppy and elliptical to build up much suspense or dramatic impact.
  3. Reviewed by: Ken Tucker
    50
    It's self-absorbed to the point of incoherence.