Supreme: The Battle for Roe

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Supreme: The Battle for Roe

5.0/5

Critic Rating

At 26 years old, Sarah Weddington stands in a courtroom for the first time in her life and argues the most explosive case of her era: Roe V. Wade. Supreme tells her unlikely story, as well as that of Justice Harry Blackmun, who’s appointed by Nixon to the High Court at the same time. Sarah and Harry – both new, untested, and scared out of their minds – are on a collision course. She struggles to overcome the many obstacles placed in her path, while he must find the courage to step out of his lifelong best friend’s shadow and take a stand...


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Patricia Nicol • The Times UK Jul 16, 2023

"...a stirring drama about the original court cases 50 years ago...terrific Maya Hawke...William H Macy, wonderful...this six-part series is liberal Hollywood coming out fighting. I hope it gets made into a television series."

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Score: 5

Hannah Verdier • The Guardian Jul 6, 2023

"Hawke is Sarah Weddington...brings her fastidious character to life in a story that resonates one year after the ruling was overurned."

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Score: 5

Devin • Podstack Jul 6, 2023

"...this show has me hooked...I swear it’s like every scene from the story of the women building a court case ends on such a strong note that it leaves me wanting more..."

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