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Boardwalk Empire

  • 2010
  • Season 1
  • 12 episodes
  • Drama

Summary

Atlantic City: the 1920s. When alcohol was outlawed, outlaws became kings. HBO presents this epic drama series that follows the birth and rise of organized crime in 'the world's playground' at the dawn of Prohibition. Steve Buscemi stars.

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Episode 1: Boardwalk Empire

Summary

In January 1920, America is preparing for the onset of a federal law prohibiting the sale of alcohol - but in the hedonistic New Jersey beach resort of Atlantic City, politician and gangster Nucky Thompson is gearing up to exploit the ban for his own personal gain. However, he soon finds himself struggling to keep his former protege Jimmy Darmody under control - and must also deal with his unexpected attraction to Margaret Schroeder, a pregnant woman trapped in an abusive marriage. Martin Scorsese directs the pilot episode of the Golden Globe-winning drama, starring Steve Buscemi, Michael Pitt, Kelly Macdonald and Michael Shannon.

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Nucky ThompsonSteve Buscemi
Jimmy DarmodyMichael Pitt
Margaret SchroederKelly Macdonald
Agent Nelson Van AldenMichael Shannon
Commodore Louis KaestnerDabney Coleman
Eli ThompsonShea Whigham
Eddie KesslerAnthony Laciura
Al CaponeStephen Graham
Angela DarmodyAleksa Palladino
Arnold RothsteinMichael Stuhlbarg
Lucky LucianoVincent Piazza
Lucy DanzigerPaz De La Huerta
Mickey DoylePaul Sparks
Chalky WhiteMichael Kenneth Williams
GillianGretchen Mol
Agent SebsoErik Weiner
Bill McCoyPearce Bunting
Frankie YaleJoseph Riccobene
Mayor Harry BacharachJohn Rue
Mrs McGarryDana Ivey
Louanne PrattJohnnie Mae
Supervisor Frederick ElliotPeter McRobbie
Ward Boss George O'NeillWilliam Hill
Ward Boss FlemingVictor Verhaeghe
Ward Boss Jim NearyRobert Clohessy
Johnny TorrioGreg Antonacci
Lolly SteinmanDanny Burstein
Lady JeanCharleigh Parker
Big Jim ColosimoFrank Crudele
SimonJordan Gelber
Hans SchroederJoe Sikora
Paddy RyanSamuel Taylor
Eddie CantorStephen DeRosa
BabetteTracy Lynn Middendorf
Deputy HalloranAdam Mucci

Crew

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DirectorMartin Scorsese
WriterTerence Winter

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  • Episode 1

    Boardwalk Empire

    Summary

    In January 1920, America is preparing for the onset of a federal law prohibiting the sale of alcohol - but in the hedonistic New Jersey beach resort of Atlantic City, politician and gangster Nucky Thompson is gearing up to exploit the ban for his own personal gain. However, he soon finds himself struggling to keep his former protege Jimmy Darmody under control - and must also deal with his unexpected attraction to Margaret Schroeder, a pregnant woman trapped in an abusive marriage. Martin Scorsese directs the pilot episode of the Golden Globe-winning drama, starring Steve Buscemi, Michael Pitt, Kelly Macdonald and Michael Shannon.

    How to watch

    Loading

    Streaming

    Details

    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    Nucky ThompsonSteve Buscemi
    Jimmy DarmodyMichael Pitt
    Margaret SchroederKelly Macdonald
    Agent Nelson Van AldenMichael Shannon
    Commodore Louis KaestnerDabney Coleman
    Eli ThompsonShea Whigham
    Eddie KesslerAnthony Laciura
    Al CaponeStephen Graham
    Angela DarmodyAleksa Palladino
    Arnold RothsteinMichael Stuhlbarg
    Lucky LucianoVincent Piazza
    Lucy DanzigerPaz De La Huerta
    Mickey DoylePaul Sparks
    Chalky WhiteMichael Kenneth Williams
    GillianGretchen Mol
    Agent SebsoErik Weiner
    Bill McCoyPearce Bunting
    Frankie YaleJoseph Riccobene
    Mayor Harry BacharachJohn Rue
    Mrs McGarryDana Ivey
    Louanne PrattJohnnie Mae
    Supervisor Frederick ElliotPeter McRobbie
    Ward Boss George O'NeillWilliam Hill
    Ward Boss FlemingVictor Verhaeghe
    Ward Boss Jim NearyRobert Clohessy
    Johnny TorrioGreg Antonacci
    Lolly SteinmanDanny Burstein
    Lady JeanCharleigh Parker
    Big Jim ColosimoFrank Crudele
    SimonJordan Gelber
    Hans SchroederJoe Sikora
    Paddy RyanSamuel Taylor
    Eddie CantorStephen DeRosa
    BabetteTracy Lynn Middendorf
    Deputy HalloranAdam Mucci

    Crew

    rolename
    DirectorMartin Scorsese
    WriterTerence Winter

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