Big Little Lies

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  • TV-MA
  • 2017
  • 2 Seasons
  • 8.4  (220,777)

Big Little Lies is a dramatic television series which aired on HBO from 2017 to 2019. It features an all-star cast including Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Alexander Skarsgård, Shailene Woodley, and Laura Dern. The show is based on the novel of the same name by Liane Moriarty and was created by David E. Kelley.

The story revolves around the seemingly perfect lives of wealthy families living in Monterey, California. However, as the plot unravels, dark secrets and scandals are exposed that threaten to destroy their picture-perfect lives. The series starts with a murder and takes the audience through the events leading up to it.

Nicole Kidman plays Celeste Wright, a successful lawyer and devoted mother of twin boys who is also dealing with the trauma of an abusive marriage. Reese Witherspoon plays Madeline Martha Mackenzie, a mother of three who struggles to keep her personal and professional life in balance. Alexander Skarsgård plays Perry Wright, Celeste's husband and the seemingly doting father of their children who harbors a dark side.

Shailene Woodley plays Jane Chapman, a young single mother who recently moved to Monterey with her son Ziggy. Laura Dern plays Renata Klein, a successful business executive and mother who is fiercely protective of her daughter.

The show has been praised for its outstanding performances, particularly from Kidman and Witherspoon. The chemistry between the cast members is palpable, and each character is well-developed and multi-dimensional. The series also tackles important social issues such as domestic abuse, sexual assault, and motherhood.

Along with its stellar cast and intriguing storyline, Big Little Lies is notable for its stunning cinematography and gorgeous location. The show was filmed on location in Monterey, California, and the surrounding areas, showcasing the natural beauty of the region.

Big Little Lies was a critical and commercial success, garnering numerous awards and nominations. It won eight Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Limited Series and acting awards for Kidman, Witherspoon, Dern, and Skarsgård. The series also won four Golden Globe Awards and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

In conclusion, if you're looking for a gripping drama with complex characters, stunning visuals, and outstanding performances, Big Little Lies is a must-watch. It will keep you on the edge of your seat and leave you wanting more.

Big Little Lies is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (14 episodes). The series first aired on February 19, 2017.

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I Want to Know
7. I Want to Know
July 21, 2019
Celeste questions Mary Louise about a tragic event from Perry's childhood; Madeline worries their lie is tearing the Monterey Five apart.
The Bad Mother
6. The Bad Mother
July 14, 2019
Celeste is blindsided by Mary Louise. Gordon continues to disappoint Renata. Bonnie contemplates a solution to her mother's suffering and her own ongoing guilt. Ed entertains an unusual proposition before catching Madeline in an unguarded moment. The Monterey Five feel the pressure of increased scrutiny of Perry's death.
Kill Me Now
5. Kill Me Now
July 7, 2019
Renata deals with the fallout from Gordon's legal troubles and attempts to help Celeste. Bonnie relives painful memories from her past.
She Knows
4. She Knows
June 30, 2019
Celeste accuses Mary Louise of overstepping boundaries with Jane. Renata endures a prying court hearing with Gordon. Jane opens up to Corey at Amabellas disco-themed birthday party. Madeline continues to try to make things right with Ed.
The End of the World
3. The End of the World
June 23, 2019
Mary Louise tries to get closer to Jane. Rather than address her troubles at home, Renata focuses her wrath on Principal Nippal. Madeline is forced to confront her issues at a couples therapy session with Dr. Reisman. Celeste remains conflicted by her memories of Perry.
Tell-Tale Hearts
2. Tell-Tale Hearts
June 16, 2019
Renata faces an uncertain future when Gordon lands in legal trouble. Corey asks Jane out on a "practice" date. After a challenging therapy session with Dr. Reisman, Celeste opens up to Mary Louise about her relationship with Perry. Bonnie's mom, Elizabeth, arrives. Ed confronts Madeline about her secrets.
What Have They Done?
1. What Have They Done?
June 9, 2019
Following first-day-of-school events, Madeline is worried by Bonnie's behavior and, later, is shocked when Abigail says she doesn't want to go to college. Mary Louise, Celeste's mother-in-law, offers her unvarnished assessment of Madeline's character. Jane learns from her new coworker, Corey, that she's known in town as one of the "Monterey Five."
Where to Watch Big Little Lies
Big Little Lies is available for streaming on the HBO website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Big Little Lies on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Hulu, HBO NOW, Vudu, Google Play, Apple TV and Max.
  • Premiere Date
    February 19, 2017
  • IMDB Rating
    8.4  (220,777)