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Messiah: Season 1 (2019-2020)




Critic Consensus: A promising premise and superb ensemble can't save Messiah from its own bland storytelling.


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A wary CIA officer investigates a charismatic man who sparks a spiritual movement and stirs political unrest. A fictional story not based on true events.


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Critic Reviews for Messiah: Season 1

All Critics (28) | Top Critics (11)

With its melodramatic storytelling and excess of side characters who break the show's focus, Messiah nearly runs out of ideas once it's done establishing a zeitgeist none of us have seen before.

January 8, 2020 | Full Review…

Basically, it's a mere matter of tone inconsistency, and while it does nag on occasion, it doesn't ruin the general experience. And despite polarizing audiences, the concluding twist isn't to be missed.

June 8, 2020 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

Has you glued to the screen. [Full review in Spanish]

March 16, 2020 | Full Review…

Global psychological thriller missing thrills, has violence.

February 26, 2020 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

In trying to cover all possible bases and maintain a manufactured ambiguity, they make Al-Masih little more than a cipher who smiles beatifically one moment, malevolently the next.

February 10, 2020 | Full Review…

Messiah is frustrating.

February 3, 2020 | Full Review…

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