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The X-Files (1993 - 2018)

The X-Files (1993 - 2018)

AVERAGE TOMATOMETER

74%
71%

AVERAGE AUDIENCE SCORE

80%

Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

Series Info

'The truth is out there,' and FBI agents Scully and Mulder seek it in this sci-fi phenomenon about their quest to explain the seemingly unexplainable. Their strange cases include UFO sightings, alien abductions and just about anything else paranormal. The tales were spooky and well-written, but the long-running cult favorite's strength was a gallery of intriguing (when they weren't just enigmatic) characters, and the dynamic---and intense bond---between believer Mulder and skeptic Scully.
Creator: Chris Carter

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Seasons

77%
Critics Consensus: Though it may not make many new believers, The X-Files' return to business as usual is a refreshing upgrade from the show's underwhelming previous outing.

2018, FOX, 10 episodes

64%
Critics Consensus: Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny's chemistry remains intact, but overall, The X-Files revival lacks the creative spark necessary to sustain the initial rush of nostalgia.

2016, FOX, 6 episodes

22%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.

2001, FOX, 20 episodes

67%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.

2000, FOX, 21 episodes

78%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.

1999, FOX, 22 episodes

83%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.

1998, FOX, 22 episodes

67%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.

1997, FOX, 20 episodes

100%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.

1996, FOX, 24 episodes

Cast

David Duchovny
as Fox Mulder
Gillian Anderson
as Dana Scully
Robert Patrick
as John Doggett
Annabeth Gish
as Monica Reyes
William B. Davis
as Cigarette Smoking Man
Mimi Rogers
as Diana Fowley
Mitch Pileggi
as Walter Skinner
Peter White
as Gene Gogolak
Barbara Hershey
as Erika Price
Miles Robbins
as Jackson Van De Kamp
Matt Hill
as Pvt. Harry Dunham
Fiona Vroom
as Young Cassandra
Sarah Jeffery
as Brianna Stapleton
Robert Wright
as Dr. Zuckerman
Brian Huskey
as Reggie Something
Lisa Stewart
as Jane Brody
Andrea Libman
as Michael Bishop
Alex Carter
as Chief Strong
Scott Cooper
as Max Harden
Haley Joel Osment
as Davey James
Madeleine Arthur
as Sarah Arthur
Erin Chambers
as Anna Strong
Jere Burns
as Dr. Randolph Luvenis
Cory Rempel
as Young Walter Skinner
Ben Wilkinson
as Dean Cavalier
Jason Gray-Stanford
as Officer Eggers
Jared Ager-Foster
as Arkie Seavers
Michael O'Neill
as Patrol Captain
Jared Ager-Foster
as Arkie Seavers
Andrew Roshkov
as Commander Al
Chris Owen
as Jeffrey Spender
Carlena Britch
as Juliet 'La Avispa' Bocanegra
John O'Brien
as 2nd Missionary
Micaela Aquilera
as Olivia Bocanegra
Lossen Chambers
as Nurse Peggy Easton
Dejan Loyola
as Agent Colquitt
Brendan Patrick Connor
as Sherriff Mac Stenzler
Ken Godmere
as Melvin Peter
Justin Louis
as Detective Costa
Alison Araya
as Nurse Vickie Easton
Fabiloa Colmenero
as Josephine Bocanegra
Sharon Taylor
as Diana Eggers
Jeremy Jones
as Sergeant
Denise Dowse
as Dr. Babsi Russel
Aidan Kahn
as Agent Colquitt
Steve Wilcox
as Ed Dell
Albert Nicholas
as Agent Bill Bludworth
Anjali Jay
as Dr. Joyet
Sean Campbell
as Officer Sean
Emma Oliver
as Emily Strong
Greg Bronson
as Med Tech
Sandrine Holt
as Prof. Karah Hamby
Frank Buckley
as The Nevada News Anchor
Ben Cotton
as Mr. Paulsen
Christopher Neiman
as Car Pool Man
Zak Santiago
as Mr. Green
Harry Han
as Male Paramedic
François Chau
as Peter Wong
Harry Danner
as CDC Doctor
Antonio Cayonne
as FBI Agent #1
Scott Eberlein
as Black Haired Man
Sunita Prasad
as Dr. Aliyeh Scholz
Ryan Hesp
as Henchman #1
Scott Alan Smith
as Prison Doctor
Jeremy Schuetze
as Young CSM
Shane Dean
as Henchman #2
Eddie Flake
as D.O.D. Operative
Wayne Thomas York
as 1st Workman
Jett Klyne
as Young Spender
Mike Dopud
as The Driver
Hardia Madden
as FBI Agent
Trevor Goddard
as 1st British Crewman
G.W. Stevens
as 2nd British Crewman
Nick Meaney
as 4th British Crewman
Kai Wulff
as Third Nazi
Robert Arce
as Bald-Headed Man
Michael Arturo
as Nazi Soldier
Bryan Massey
as Nazi Soilder
Peter Hall
as Dr. Matthew Wegweiser
Robert Mann
as Hillbilly Ed
Zachary Choe
as Vietnamese Boy
Shane Symons
as Other Marine
Shawn Beaton
as Monster
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