Share:

The Handmaid's Tale(TV show/series, 2017-)

TV-MA
| 50min per episode | Genres: Science-Fiction & Fantasy, Drama

Scripted Reality in 4 seasons with 46 episodes

The Handmaid's TaleRating: 4.1/5 (with 661 votes) 7
The Handmaid's Tale is an American dystopian tragedy television series created by Bruce Miller, based on the 1985 novel of the same name by Canadian author Margaret Atwood. The series was ordered by the streaming service Hulu as a straight-to-series order of 10 episodes, for which production began in late 2016. The plot features a dystopia following a Second American Civil War wherein a totalitarian society subjects fertile women, called "Handmaids", to child-bearing slavery. The first three episodes of the series premiered on April 26, 2017; the subsequent seven episodes were released every Wednesday. In July 2019, the series was renewed for a fourth season, which premiered on April 27, 2021. In September 2019, it was announced that Hulu and MGM were developing a sequel series, to be based on Atwood's 2019 novel The Testaments. In December 2020, ahead of the fourth season premiere, the series was renewed for a fifth season. The Handmaid's Tale's first season won eight Primetime Emmy Awards from 13 nominations, including Outstanding Drama Series. It is the first show produced by Hulu to win a major award as well as the first series on a streaming service to win an Emmy for Outstanding... ()
Poster of The Handmaid's Tale

Where to watch The Handmaid's Tale (streaming/download)?

"The Handmaid's Tale" is available on 1 providers and can be purchased from Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

Subscription
Rent
Buy
Free/Ads

Awards & Nominations for The Handmaid's Tale

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series

About The Handmaid's Tale

Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship. A TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel.

Trailer for The Handmaid's Tale + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

The Handmaid's Tale: Series Trailer • A Hulu Original(Trailer, 1:13)

Play VideoPlay Video

The Handmaid's Tale Seasons and Episodes

04/28/2021Season 4 - 10 episodes
June strikes back against Gilead as a fierce rebel leader, but the risks she takes bring unexpected and dangerous new challenges. Her quest for justice and revenge threatens to consume her and destroy her most cherished relationships.
#1 | 04/28/2021Pigs
4.1/5 (with 20 votes)
On the run, June and the fugitive Handmaids seek refuge. In Gilead, Aunt Lydia reels from the loss of 86 children on Angels’ Flight. The combative Waterfords, in custody in Toronto, learn of June’s feat.
#2 | 04/28/2021Nightshade
5.0/5 (with 2 votes)
June plots revenge at the local Jezebels, before she and the Handmaids plan to leave the farm for the next safe house. In Toronto, Moira deals with the fallout of June’s choices, and Serena and Fred are bound together by a miracle.
#3 | 04/28/2021The Crossing
4.6/5 (with 7 votes)
Captured by Gilead, June faces a vengeful Aunt Lydia and endures a torturous interrogation. Nick and Lawrence collaborate to protect June. In Toronto, Luke struggles with how to help June and Hannah.
#4 | 05/05/2021Milk
4.3/5 (with 2 votes)
June takes a harrowing journey with Janine, trying to escape Gilead, as Janine remembers a stressful experience in her past. In Toronto, Serena tries to manipulate Rita, who seeks advice from Moira.
#5 | 05/12/2021Chicago
3.2/5 (with 3 votes)
#6 | 05/19/2021Vows - in 5d
#7 | 05/26/2021Home - in 12d
#8 | 06/02/2021Testimony - in 19d
#9 | 06/09/2021Progress - in 26d
#10 | 06/16/2021The Wilderness - in 33d
06/05/2019Season 3 - 13 episodes
04/25/2018Season 2 - 13 episodes
04/26/2017Season 1 - 10 episodes
04/25/2018Specials - 16 episodes

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Based on the work of: Margaret Atwood ("The Handmaid's Tale")
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 31 languages: Arabic (AR), Bulgarian (BG), Bosnian (BS), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Croatian (HR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Latvian (LV), Dutch (NL), Norwegian (NO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Returning series
First episode released on: 04/26/2017
Latest episode released on: 05/12/2021
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"侍女的故事"
"女仆的故事"
"La servante écarlate"
"The Handmaid’s Tale"
"قصهٔ ندیمه"
"Il racconto dell'ancella"
"시녀이야기"
"Історія служниці"
"Розповідь служниці"

Recommendations for The Handmaid's Tale

If you like The Handmaid's Tale then you might also like the following TV shows/series:

Orange Is the New Black

TV-MA

2013-2019 | 3.9/5 | 1h per episode

Fargo

TV-MA

2014- | 4.2/5 | 43min per episode

Black Mirror

TV-MA

2011- | 4.2/5 | 1h per episode

Peaky Blinders

TV-MA

2013- | 4.3/5 | 1h per episode

Mr. Robot

TV-MA

2015-2019 | 4.1/5 | 43min per episode

Better Call Saul

TV-MA

2015- | 4.2/5 | 45min per episode

Westworld

TV-MA

2016- | 4.1/5 | 1h per episode

Similar TV shows/series

These TV shows/series are similar to The Handmaid's Tale (story/era etc.):

Psycho-Pass

Certification unknown

2012-2019 | 4.0/5 | 28min per episode

The Haunting of Hill House

TV-MA

2018 | 4.1/5 | 50min per episode

Sherlock Holmes

TV-PG

1984-1994 | 4.0/5 | 52min per episode

Agatha Christie's Poirot

TV-PG

1989-2013 | 4.0/5 | 50min per episode
WatchPlayStream ID: SHOWS:49, Added: 02/04/2018, Last updated: 05/14/2021