The Mosquito Coast: Season 1

The Mosquito Coast: Season 1

The Mosquito Coast: Season 1

A seemingly normal American family suddenly find themselves on the run and fleeing for Mexico when the father (Emmy-winner Justin Theroux), an inventor and radical idealist, discovers the US government is after him. Based on the novel by Paul Theroux, which was originally made into a 1986 movie starring Harrison Ford.

2021USAApple TV+
AdventureThriller

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EPISODE 1.1
30 April 2021

Light Out

When the U.S. government finally tracks them down, the off-the-grid Fox family flees to begin a new life.

EPISODE 1.2
30 April 2021

foxes and coyotes

The Foxes enlist the help of two coyotes who promise to take them across the U.S. border into Mexico.

EPISODE 1.3
7 May 2021

Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

With the Feds closing in on them, the Foxes and Chuy must cross the desert on foot—and face adversity both natural and man-made.

EPISODE 1.4
14 May 2021

Bus Stop

The Foxes seek refuge in an opulent hacienda, where a family’s all-powerful matriarch sees them as pawns in her own game.

EPISODE 1.5
21 May 2021

Elvis, Jesus, Coca-Cola

Arriving in Mexico City, the Fox parents attempt to connect with Allie’s mysterious contact while the kids get into trouble.

EPISODE 1.6
28 May 2021

Calaca

Held captive by a shadowy organization, Allie and Margot must find a way to escape and get back to their kids.

EPISODE 1.7
4 June 2021

The Glass Sandwich

The Foxes are forced into a crisis that will either bring them back together or tear them apart forever. Season finale.

The Mosquito Coast: Season 1 / Reviews

Stuff

Stuff

There's enough twists, turns and tantalising teases to make an initial exploratory dip...

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

How predictably American, Allie Fox would probably think.

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Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

Even [Justin Theroux's] absorbing performance can't make Mosquito Coast make sense.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

A surface-level, sepia-toned thriller about a family on the run, mostly to coax the vanity of its patriarch.

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Paste

Paste

I can only speak for myself, but I don't have the patience for this anymore. At least Breaking Bad had the decency to make Walter White a tame family man before he went gonzo.

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