Boardwalk Empire

Sunday 9:00 PM on HBO Premiered Sep 19, 2010 In Season



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Show Summary

Based on Nelson Johnson's book Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times and Corruption of Atlantic City, this HBO drama project tells the legendary tale of the gambling mecca's origins. This show stars Steve Buscemi and Michael Pitt. Writing credits will go to The Sopranos' Terence Winter while Entourage pair Mark Wahlberg and Stephen Levinson will produce.

Steve Buscemi

Steve Buscemi

Enoch "Nucky" Thompson

Michael Pitt

Michael Pitt

Jimmy Darmody

Kelly Macdonald

Kelly Macdonald

Margaret Schroeder

Michael Shannon

Michael Shannon

Agent Nelson Van Alden

Shea Whigham

Shea Whigham

Elias 'Eli' Thompson

Aleksa Palladino

Aleksa Palladino

Angela Darmody

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  • Boardwalk Empire is great

    This show is awesome. From the cast, the script, the scenario, ecc ecc.

    I just finished season one in 2 days and I'm already watching season two, this show is addictive.

    I truly advice everyone to give a shot of this show because is a great one.

    The only problem that I have with the show, like for a lot of movie too, is the fact that all the "Italian" speaking dialogues are not done in Italian. Every time a character is supposed to speak Italian he is talking gibberish with he add of some casual Italian words. It's extremely annoying, especially for the Italian audience. They spend million on this show, why not bring someone who really speak Italian and teach some lines to the actors??!!

    It's like when a movie character is present as Chinese but in reality he is speaking Japanese during the entire movie. Most of the people will not see the difference but for a lot of others this is kinda of annoying.moreless
  • The blues never felt so good

    Iv watched Broadwalk Empire from the first season and I just wasn't sold until this season. It always looked great but the pacing at times was always a little off for me. I know it sacrilege to say but I thought it was better than breaking bad this year. The characters are fleshed out and the music has been a really nice element. Chalky and Capone have taken up more of the stage and the show is better for it. Watching this and then the standard network procedural, there really is a enormous gap in every aspect. You wont regret giving this your timemoreless
  • One of the best shows on TV

    I loved this show from the very first episode. HBO seems to be pretty much the only non-Brit outfit which bothers to produce fully realised shows these days, with three-dimensional characters rather than cardboard cut-outs and lame, improbable storylines Worth a straight ten in my book..
  • Boardwalk Empire rules!!

    One of the best shows currently on TV. Everything's spot on: casting, scenario, wardrobe, music, sets, props, cinematography; It breathes the Twenties and feels real. Especially the casting of Steve Buscemi as protagonist Nucky Thompson is at least as good as picking Bryan Cranston as Walter White. Like many of the characters the fans suffer blow by blow but keep coming back for more. Always a few nasty surprises and demises of loved characters when you least expect them. Just like it would be in a thug's life. Too bad this season's already finished again, but Boardwalk Empire will be back for a fifth season. Al Capone is finally a capo and my beloved mister Pink is more ruthless than ever, so it'll be a long wait but definitely worth it. It's a real slow burner this one so it's not everyone's poison but if you have the patience to see it through Boardwal Empire delivers time and time again. Not for the faint at heart 'cause some scenes can be extremely brutal, but what would you expect gangsters playingmoreless
  • Feels authentic

    This show had a very slow burn of a first season but if stuck with it you were rewarded with fully fleshed out characters and story lines each season thereafter. The costume sets, music are all top notch and makes you feel like you are in the era. If you don't appreciate character development and only want action this show may not be for you. There are many episodes that are slow burns but quite necessary for both story and for the action scenes to be more effective. This show is tied for HBO's best currently running shows.moreless

    Boardwalk Empire Season 5 Premiere Review: So Much Nuck, So Little Time

    Boardwalk Empire is back with a shortened final season, a big time jump, and a whole lotta Nucky.


    Boardwalk Empire: Change Is Coming to Atlantic City in the First Full Trailer for the Final Season (VIDEO)

    It looks like time and luck have finally run out for some of Boardwalk Empire's usual suspects.

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