The Old Man: Season 1

The Old Man: Season 1

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The great Jeff Bridges leads this thriller series as a former CIA agent who absconded decades ago and now lives off the grid. When an assassin arrives and tries to take Chase out, the old operative learns that to ensure his future he now must reconcile his past.

2022Rating: TV-MAUSAFX Productions, The Littlefield Company, 20th Television
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The Old Man: Season 1 | Reviews

An irresistibly crotchety Jeff Bridges goes on the run from authorities, and assassins, in a stylishly executed series with interesting characters, moody ambiance, and pockets of spiky action.
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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

A pulpy potboiler driven by prestige drama performances...

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

More compelling as an actors' showcase than as a thriller.

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Variety

Variety

Bridges lends grain and texture to a role that could too easily be a geriatric Ethan Hunt...

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The Age

The Age

Brilliantly written, acted and directed...

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

It’s Bridges’ show. When the story leaves him for too long, you itch for his return.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

A bold, wise series, with a knockout performance from Bridges leading the way.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Much of the show’s success comes down to Bridges, who anchors a rickety character visibly battered by the past yet able to shapeshift in the present.

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Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times

The veteran actor does nuanced work as usual, but the FX series takes too many ridiculous turns.

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Decider

Decider

It’s that intentional space The Old Man gives to that story that transforms the series into a must-watch event.

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CNN

CNN

The spy genre is so well worn one would think there's not much new to be done, but The Old Man largely confounds those expectations...

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Boston Globe

Boston Globe

Alas, you will get a sometimes frustrating story line... The actors, though, make it all worthwhile.

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Time Magazine

Time Magazine

What makes this... more than just another boomer action-adventure epic is its interrogation of the selfish, destructive, and self-righteous Chase’s claim to heroism.

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