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Boardwalk Empire

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In the Martin Scorsese-directed premiere of this drama set in Atlantic City at the dawn of Prohibition, political boss Enoch "Nucky" Thompson (Steve Buscemi) brokers a sale of illegal booze for visiting New York gangster Arnold Rothstein, and takes an interest in a local housewife with an abusive husband. Meanwhile, World War I veteran and Thompson protégé Jimmy Darmody (Michael Pitt) meets a hoodlum from Chicago named Al Capone.

Cast

Steve Buscemi
as Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson
Shea Whigham
as Elias Thompson
Dabney Coleman
as Louis 'The Commodore' Kaestner
Michael Stuhlbarg
as Arnold Rothstein
Frank Crudele
as Big Jim Colosimo
Vincent Piazza
as Lucky Luciano
Stephen Graham
as Al Capone
Michael Pitt
as Jimmy Darmody
Michael Shannon
as Agent Nelson Van Alden
Kelly Macdonald
as Margaret Schroeder
Anthony Laciura
as Eddie Kessler
Greg Antonacci
as Johnny Torrio
Paul Sparks
as Mickey Doyle
Gretchen Mol
as Gillian
Joe Sikora
as Hans Schroeder
Samuel Taylor
as Paddy Ryan
Erik Weiner
as Agent Sebso
Joseph Riccobene
as Frankie Yale
Pearce Bunting
as Bill McCoy
William Hill
as Ward Boss George O'Neil
Robert Clohessy
as Ward Boss Jim Neary
Victor Verhaeghe
as Ward Boss Fleming
John Rue
as Mayor Edward Bachrach
Dana Ivey
as Mrs. McGarry
Johnnie Mae
as Louanne Pratt
Peter McRobbie
as Supervisor Frederick Elliot
Danny Burstein
as Lolly Steinman
Stephen DeRosa
as Eddie Cantor
Adam Mucci
as Dep. Halloran
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