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American Crime 

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Seasonal anthology series. Season 1: The lives of the participants in a trial with significant racial motives are forever changed during the legal process.

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John Ridley
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Nominated for 5 Golden Globes. Another 14 wins & 83 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Felicity Huffman ...  Barb Hanlon / ... 29 episodes, 2015-2017
Regina King ...  Terri LaCroix / ... 27 episodes, 2015-2017
Timothy Hutton ...  Russ Skokie / ... 26 episodes, 2015-2017
Richard Cabral ...  Hector Tonz / ... 21 episodes, 2015-2017
Elvis Nolasco ...  Carter Nix / ... 21 episodes, 2015-2016
Lili Taylor ...  Anne Blaine / ... 21 episodes, 2015-2017
Benito Martinez ...  Alonzo Gutierrez / ... 16 episodes, 2015-2017
Brent Anderson ...  Curt Tanner / ... 16 episodes, 2015-2016
Connor Jessup ...  Taylor Blaine / ... 14 episodes, 2016-2017
Shane Jacobsen ...  Michael O'Brien / ... 12 episodes, 2015-2016
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When a young couple -- war veteran Matt and his wife, Gwen Skokie -- are attacked in their Modesto, Calif., home, Matt dies and Gwen is left unconscious, barely clinging to life. As news of the brutal crime makes its way through the media, both sets of parents sit vigil by Gwen's bed, hoping for a miracle to keep her with them. The police investigation begins to close in on four suspects in the case, and shock waves radiate through the community, stirring up tensions along ethnic and racial lines. Written by Jwelch5742

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Crime | Drama

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 March 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

American Crime See more »

Filming Locations:

Austin, Texas, USA See more »

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16:9 HD
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This is an anthology series where each season features a new storyline and actors playing different characters. See more »

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The first season of the series takes place in Modesto, California but was filmed mostly in Texas. There are scenes when police vehicles have their lights on without a steady red light present. All police and emergency vehicles in California are required to have at least one steady red light on when the police/emergency lights on the front of police and emergency vehicles are on. See more »

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A fresh look at race in America without offending anyone
26 March 2015 | by CoolKid23See all my reviews

Lets face it, race has pretty much always been the number one talked about subject in America. For better or for worse it seems that no one will ever stop talking about it. Fast forward to America Crime which is a brand new crime drama centered on a few characters who are all connected through a murder and a rape. Did not think I would be interested in this drama but after the first episode I was hooked. The acting seems to be top notch and realistic from everyone. The artistic view of race relations in this show is amazing. It's slow paced yet the conversations are meaningful and deep. I believe race can be addressed without offending anyone and this show does it. I don't think it's so much that people are racist but it's more that people make assumptions based on what people look like, the music they listen too or the tattoos they have. This show will make you think about how you view the next person. It proves that no matter what race you are everyone has their own problems and usually the same problems of everyone else. Gave this a ten because most shows that come out don't live up to the hype of what the show is about. This show gives you everything it promised no more no less.


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