Luck: Season 1 (2011-2012)
Critic Consensus: With its outstanding ensemble cast, immersive atmosphere, and terrific cinematography, Luck is a well-pedigreed series that takes its time but is ultimately absorbing.
David Milch, who reinvented the horse opera with "Deadwood," continued his equine fascination in this drama set at California's Santa Anita Park, a monument to the sport of kings where trainers, jockeys, gamblers, criminals and others all have something at stake. Among them is Ace (Dustin Hoffman), a wealthy ex-con who wants to bring casino gambling to the track, where his right-hand man, Gus (Dennis Farina), owns a horse that's being trained by the mercurial Turo (John Ortiz). Another prominent … More
as Chester "Ace" Bernst...
as Walter Smith
as Gus Demitriou
as Turo Escalante
as Joey Rathburn
as Ronnie Jenkins
as Isadore Cohen
as Michael Smythe
as Claire LeChea
as Nick DiRossi
as Nathan Israel
Friend Ratings for Luck: Season 1
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After three episodes of Luck, I'm still hedging my bets and crossing my fingers-or just waiting to hear a line clearly.
Unleashing such bracing content makes the less assured material of the show much more palatable.
Luck builds like a race, getting more and more interesting as it gets closer to the finish line and different characters pull to the front of the pack or fall back.
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