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Game of Thrones: Season 8 (2019)

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Critic Consensus: Game of Thrones' final season shortchanges the women of Westeros, sacrificing satisfying character arcs for spectacular set-pieces in its mad dash to the finish line.

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An adaptation of author George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" medieval fantasies about power struggles among the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros.

Cast

Peter Dinklage
as Tyrion Lannister
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
as Jaime Lannister
Lena Headey
as Cersei Lannister
Emilia Clarke
as Daenerys Targaryen
Aidan Gillen
as Petyr Baelish
Kit Harington
as Jon Snow
Sophie Turner
as Sansa Stark
Maisie Williams
as Arya Stark
Alfie Allen
as Theon Greyjoy
John Bradley
as Samwell Tarly
Liam Cunningham
as Davos Seaworth
Iain Glen
as Jorah Mormont
Kristofer Hivju
as Tormund Giantsbane
Rory McCann
as Sandor "The Hound" Clegane
Pilou Asbæk
as Euron Greyjoy
Daniel Portman
as Podrick Payne
Richard Dormer
as Beric Dondarrion
Ben Crompton
as Eddison Tollett
Bella Ramsey
as Lyanna Mormont
Staz Nair
as Qhono
Gemma Whelan
as Yara Greyjoy
Marc Rissmann
as Harry Strickland
Richard Rycroft
as Maester Wolkan
Megan Parkinson
as Alys Karstark
Tobias Menzies
as Edmure Tully
Lino Facioli
as Robin Arryn
Vladimir Furdik
as Night King
Ian Whyte
as Giant Wight
Harry Grasby
as Ned Umber
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Critic Reviews for Game of Thrones: Season 8

All Critics (19) | Top Critics (2)

Game of Thrones finally finished, the last episode aptly titled The Long Night and it was a terrible ending, disappointing for fans, causing a collective cringe around the globe.

December 17, 2019 | Full Review…

Season 8 reduced characters to caricatures, didn't earn its character development and the shift in their arcs, baked in several plot holes, and did away with internal logic and consistency.

July 3, 2020 | Full Review…

The current, final season of HBO's Game of Thrones is swinging and missing on both fronts (the production quality and writing) as a hurried journey toward the finish line is ultimately hurting the series and possibly its legacy.

November 19, 2019 | Full Review…

Some are saying we'll never have TV like Game of Thrones again, but that simply isn't true - it worked, so of course it will be emulated.

December 30, 2019 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

Together, this team made an unimaginably huge mountain out of an unfinished book series. It's okay to be glad that it's over, but let's not forget how great it was when it was on its game.

December 16, 2019 | Full Review…

There is something courageous about a television series that is brave enough to reimagine Richard III as a hero.

March 16, 2020 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Game of Thrones: Season 8

BenB.

Super Reviewer

½

Not the strongest of conclusions leaving more questions than answers, Game of Thrones Season 8 leaves fans and audiences a bit befuddled and skeptical at the direction the stories and characters took in this tumultuous decade. 3.5/5

EugeneB.

Super Reviewer

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