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

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

Scripted Reality in 4 seasons with 46 episodes

The Handmaid's TaleRating: 4.1/5 (with 742 votes) 94
The Handmaid's Tale is an American dystopian 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 Series.... ()
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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).


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)

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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
4.2/5 (with 34 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
4.3/5 (with 8 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
4.5/5 (with 12 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
4.4/5 (with 6 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
4.1/5 (with 8 votes)
June seeks out more active rebels in the Chicago war zone, while Janine tries to help her fit in with their new group of survivors. Moira goes on her first field aid mission.
#6 | 05/19/2021Vows
4.5/5 (with 4 votes)
After a shocking reunion with a dear friend, June contemplates the possibility of freedom, and confronts the unfulfilled promises she’s made to herself and to Luke.
#7 | 05/26/2021Home
4.3/5 (with 2 votes)
June contends with joy, pain and rage as she acclimates herself to vastly changed circumstances.
#8 | 06/02/2021Testimony
4.0/5 (with 2 votes)
June confronts Fred and Serena in court and challenges Emily to face a painful reminder of her Gilead past. Lawrence presents Aunt Lydia with a newly captured, familiar handmaid.
#9 | 06/09/2021Progress
4.5/5 (with 3 votes)
June and Luke work together to save Hannah, reaching out to Lawrence and Nick for help. Serena and Fred greet unexpected visitors from Gilead. Janine tries to assist Aunt Lydia when a Handmaid-in-training goes on a hunger strike at the Red Center.
#10 | 06/16/2021The Wilderness
4.5/5 (with 4 votes)
June draws on all her resources and relationships, risking everything to ensure her own kind of justice.
06/05/2019Season 3 - 13 episodes
04/25/2018Season 2 - 13 episodes
04/26/2017Season 1 - 10 episodes
04/25/2018Specials - 36 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: 06/16/2021
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"The Handmaid’s Tale"
"The Handmaid’s Tale : La servante écarlate"
"قصهٔ ندیمه"
"Il racconto dell'ancella"
"Історія служниці"
"Розповідь служниці"

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WatchPlayStream ID: SHOWS:49, Added: 02/04/2018, Last updated: 08/04/2021