The Stand: Season 1

The Stand: Season 1

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Filmmaker Josh Boone (The New Mutants) and Emmy-nominated TV writer Benjamin Cavell (Homeland) take on one of Stephen King's most beloved books in this apocalyptic mini-series following the few surviving humans of a worldwide plague. Stars Whoopi Goldberg alongside Emmy nominee Jovan Adepo (Watchmen), James Marsden (Westworld), Nat Wolff (Paper Towns), Amber Heard (Aquaman) and Alexander Skarsgård (Big Little Lies).


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The End

When the "Captain Trips" flu epidemic wipes out more than... More 99% of the population, the remaining few immune to the disease set out in search of other survivors, all the while, experiencing visions of the nurturing Mother Abagail and the menacing figure of The Dark Man.


Pocket Savior

Musician Larry Underwood is on the cusp of his big... More break when "Captain Trips" strikes New York. Alone and wandering an empty city, he meets an alluring new acquaintance also desperate to escape. Meanwhile, an incarcerated Lloyd Henreid comes face-to-face with Randall Flagg, The Dark Man himself, who makes him an enticing offer.


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Mother Abagail selects a surprising voice to be her conduit... More to her chosen Committee in Boulder: the young deaf man Nick Andros. The arrival of a disturbing visitor to the Boulder Free Zone, shakes the Committee and Boulder residents to their core. Elsewhere in the Free Zone, Nadine Cross is haunted by a childhood memory.


The House of the Dead

The Boulder Free Zone Committee looks to solidify their leadership... More and bolster the community with a town hall meeting, but Flagg continues to make inroads as he plots to destroy the newly-forming society from within.


Fear and Loathing in New Vegas

Nadine and Harold’s dark intentions continue to take shape. Meanwhile,... More the Committee’s spies entrench themselves in New Vegas, where Flagg is building his own society, where officially-sanctioned sin and debauchery disguises a ruthlessly-enforced order.


The Vigil

While all of Boulder fears for Mother Abagail’s safety, Stu... More organizes search parties to ensure her return, presenting an opportunity for Harold and Nadine. In New Vegas, Flagg recruits a dangerous new follower. 


The Walk

After tragedy strikes the Boulder Free Zone, Mother Abagail tasks... More members of her Committee with a dangerous mission. Meanwhile, Harold and Nadine begin their journey to New Vegas to unite with Flagg and claim their reward.


The Stand

Risking everything, the Boulder travelers face off with Flagg’s followers... More in New Vegas, among them a very different - and pregnant - Nadine.


The Circle Closes

Limited series finale written by Stephen King. After seeing both... More the light and the dark, Frannie makes her stand.

The Stand: Season 1 | Reviews

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A slick, engaging telling of a classic yarn, with uniformly excellent performances and enough shocks and jolts to keep you engaged.

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Manages to both over-condense aspects of the original saga and overstay its welcome.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Today, it is pretty old cheese, having been worked over endlessly in the interim.

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A sometimes dazzling, often frustrating, and undeniably assured effort that swings hard and occasionally connects.

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Tentative quality and uneven storytelling is in spite of the cast, the most compelling reason to watch “The Stand.”

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It's effective TV horror, it's a recognizable dystopia story, but almost nothing hits as hard as it could.

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The Stand: Season 1 | Release Details

The Stand: Season 1 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Prime Video.