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The Terror(TV show/series, 2018-)

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| 47min per episode | Genres: Drama, Mystery

Scripted Reality in 2 seasons with 20 episodes

The TerrorRating: 3.9/5 (with 68 votes) 124
The Terror is an American horror drama anthology television series. The series is named after Dan Simmons's 2007 novel, which serves as the basis for the first season. It premiered on March 25, 2018, on AMC. The second season entitled The Terror: Infamy premiered on August 12, 2019. The first season was developed by David Kajganich and is a fictionalized account of Captain Sir John Franklin's lost expedition to the Arctic in 1845–1848. Featured in the cast are Jared Harris as Captain Francis Crozier, Tobias Menzies as Commander James Fitzjames, Paul Ready as Dr. Harry Goodsir, and Ciarán Hinds as Franklin. The second season was co-created by Alexander Woo and Max Borenstein and is set in a Japanese internment camp during World War II. It stars Derek Mio and George Takei. ()
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About The Terror

A chilling anthology series featuring stories of people in terrifying situations inspired by true historical events.

Trailer for The Terror + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

The Terror: 'Ridley Scott on Truth Wrestling with Fiction' Behind the Scenes(Featurette, 2:38)

The Terror Seasons and Episodes

08/12/2019Infamy - 10 episodes
During World War II, a series of bizarre deaths haunt a Japanese-American community, and a young man attempts to understand and combat the malevolent entity responsible.
#1 | 08/12/2019A Sparrow in a Swallow’s Nest
In 1941, Chester Nakayama finds himself caught between his insular Japanese American neighborhoodon Terminal Island, California, and his current life as an all-American guy. When extreme circumstances push both his community and personal life to the brink, Chester must grapple with what kind of a man he wants to be, all while someone watches closely.
#2 | 08/19/2019All the Demons Are Still in Hell
After Pearl Harbor, the Terminal Islanders are evicted from their homes and must find shelter elsewhere; while Henry, separated from his family, faces injustice at the hands of the government, Chester engages in a paranoid search for answers.
#3 | 08/26/2019Gaman - in 5d
As the Terminal Islanders adjust to their new surroundings, Chester tries to provide for his family, while fending off the evil that follows him; Henry reels from the trauma of his imprisonment; Asako sees bad omens; Amy takes up a new job.
#4 | 09/02/2019The Weak Are Meat - in 12d
Chester, in search of a better life, is treated with hostility by his fellow Americans; Luz hopes to be accepted by Henry and Asako in their new home as the Japanese American community celebrates Obon, a festival to commemorate the dead.
#5 | 09/09/2019Shatter Like a Pearl - in 19d
The Japanese Americans are forced to undertake a humiliating exercise that divides the community; Chester comes face to face with a man who forces him to question his very nature; Luz, stricken by grief, is forced to make an important choice.
#6 | 09/16/2019Taizo - in 26d
A story of the past provides insight into the present evil that stalks the Terminal Islanders; Chester returns home to his family; Henry and Asako are faced with a difficult decision.
#7 | 09/23/2019My Perfect World - in 33d
The Nakayamas have been torn apart; Chester searches for the person he believes can help, by any means necessary; an outbreak in the community forces Amy to act, though she's caught between doing what she's told and doing what's right.
#8 | 09/30/2019My Sweet Boy - in 40d
Chester and Luz have reached a turning point in their relationship; Amy must take matters into her own hands as she's tormented by a powerful nemesis; Chester meets a boy who gives him answers.
#9 | 10/07/2019Come and Get Me - in 47d
The Terminal Islanders return home to find that things have changed since they left; the Nakayamas, still tense from the pain they've inflicted on one another, must come together to battle the spirit that threatens their future.
#10 | 10/14/2019Into the Afterlife - in 54d
Henry and Asako look to the past to provide answers to their current turmoil; Chester and Luz grapple with their identities in hopes of saving those who are dearest to them; Amy and Yamato-san struggle to once again assimilate into American life.
03/26/2018Season 1 - 10 episodes

Additional Information

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Production country: United States of America (USA)
Based on: "The Terror"
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 19 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Bosnian (BS), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Serbian (SR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Returning series
First episode released on: 03/26/2018
Latest episode released on: 08/12/2019
Composer: Marcus Fjellström
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"The Terror: Infamy"

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WatchPlayStream ID: SHOWS:223, Added: 05/10/2018, Last updated: 08/18/2019