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Defending Jacob(TV show/series, 2020)

TV-MA
| 45min per episode | Genres: Drama, Mystery, Crime

Mini series in 1 season with 8 episodes

Defending JacobRating: 4.3/5 (with 506 votes)
Defending Jacob is an American crime drama streaming television miniseries, based on the 2012 novel of the same name by William Landay, produced by Apple TV+ . The series was created and written by Mark Bomback and directed by Morten Tyldum. It stars Chris Evans, Michelle Dockery, Jaeden Martell, Cherry Jones, Pablo Schreiber, Betty Gabriel, Sakina Jaffrey and J.K. Simmons. It premiered on April 24, 2020, and concluded on May 29, 2020. The series received generally favorable reviews from critics, who praised the perfo... ()
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About Defending Jacob

A family’s lives are irreparably disrupted when the 14-year-old son is accused of murdering a fellow classmate.


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Defending Jacob — Official Trailer | Apple TV+(Trailer, 2:37)

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Defending Jacob Seasons and Episodes

04/24/2020Season 1 - 8 episodes
#1 | 04/24/2020Pilot
3.9/5 (with 10 votes)
Assistant District Attorney Andy Barber is assigned as the lead prosecutor in the case of his son's murdered classmate.
#2 | 04/24/2020Everything Is Cool
3.8/5 (with 9 votes)
When new evidence is discovered, Andy is taken off the case.
#2 | 04/24/2020Episode 2
#3 | 04/24/2020Poker Faces
3.8/5 (with 9 votes)
Andy admits a family secret to Laurie before it becomes public.
#3 | 04/24/2020Episode 3
#4 | 05/01/2020Damage Control
3.9/5 (with 8 votes)
Andy takes matters into his own hands. Laurie reexamines the life she knew.
#5 | 05/08/2020Visitors
3.9/5 (with 8 votes)
Andy visits his father, and learns some troubling information from Jacob’s friends Derek and Sarah.
#6 | 05/15/2020Wishful Thinking
3.8/5 (with 6 votes)
Andy and Klein explore two last-ditch efforts to prove Jacob’s innocence.
#7 | 05/22/2020Job
4.1/5 (with 6 votes)
As the trial begins, Jacob’s fate hangs in the balance.
#8 | 05/29/2020After
4.0/5 (with 7 votes)
The trial comes to an end, but with unexpected consequences.
#8 | 05/29/2020Wishful Thinking

Additional Information

Official websites:
Production country: United States of America (USA)
Based on: "Defending Jacob" (find it on Amazon)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 31 languages: Arabic (AR), Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hindi (HI), Hungarian (HU), Indonesian (ID), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Dutch (NL), Norwegian (NO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Ended
First episode released on: 04/24/2020
Last episode released on: 05/29/2020
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Да защитиш Яков"

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WatchPlayStream ID: SHOWS:31548, Added: 03/23/2019, Last updated: 09/13/2021