An American undercover FBI agent is assigned to infiltrate a terrorist sleeper cell that is planning an attack in Los Angeles.
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Series cast summary:
Michael Ealy ...  Darwyn Al-Sayeed 18 episodes, 2005-2006
Oded Fehr ...  Faris al-Farik 18 episodes, 2005-2006
Henri Lubatti ...  Ilija Korjenic 18 episodes, 2005-2006
Melissa Sagemiller ...  Gayle Bishop 17 episodes, 2005-2006
Jake Soldera Jake Soldera ...  Marcus Bishop / ... 15 episodes, 2005-2006
Alex Nesic ...  Christian Aumont 10 episodes, 2005
Blake Shields ...  Thomas 'Tommy' Emerson 10 episodes, 2005
Carlos Gómez ...  SAC Edgar Diaz 10 episodes, 2005-2006
Hani Naimi ...  Special Agent Alim Saleh / ... 8 episodes, 2005-2006
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An American undercover FBI agent is assigned to infiltrate a terrorist sleeper cell that is planning an attack in Los Angeles.

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English | Arabic | French

Release Date:

October 2005 (USA) See more »

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Sleeper Cell: American Terror See more »

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Dumont Dunes, California, USA See more »

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Sin Sentido Films See more »
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gripping drama...
7 December 2005 | by mraseelakSee all my reviews

I happened to catch the first episode of the drama Sleeper Cell, while flipping through the channels and got hooked in 15 minutes. Its the story of an American Muslim working for the FBI going undercover and joining a Muslim terrorist organization that is hell bent on bringing chaos and terror to America.

What makes a drama tick is making the viewers involved with the characters. One must feel for the people in the story or else it just becomes a bunch of people on TV. The show gives adequate information about the main character, Darwyn Al-Hakim and his reason for going undercover. Oded, who plays the leader of the cell, gives a very chilling ice-down-the-spine performance. the rest of the team members are all non-Arabs and they have a reason to be here, or at least one of them have. They make you feel for these people at the same time make you feel bad that you are actually feeling sorry for the bad guys. THats what is called drama.

I'll have to now soon get this on DVD for my collection because i feel that this is going to be one of those really good TV series that are too short but worth it, like Band of Brothers.


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