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The Deuce: Season 1 (2017)

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Critic Consensus: The Deuce again demonstrates David Simon's masterful grasp of urban grit, while never losing detailed sight of its colorful characters.

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THE DEUCE chronicles that moment in time when sex went from being a back-alley, brown-paper-bag commodity to a billion-dollar universal in American life, a moment when ground zero for the earliest pioneers in the flesh trade was the midtown heart of the nation's largest city, New York's Times Square.

Cast

James Franco
as Vincent Martino/Frankie Martino
Margarita Levieva
as Abigail "Abby" Parker
Gbenga Akinnagbe
as Larry Brown
Chris Bauer
as Bobby Dwyer
Chris Coy
as Paul Hendrickson
Natalie Paul
as Sandra Washington
Michael Rispoli
as Rudy Pipilo
Method Man
as Rodney
Pernell Walker
as Ruby "Thunder Thighs"
Daniel Sauli
as Tommy Longo
David Krumholtz
as Harvey Wasserman
Ralph Macchio
as Officer Haddix
Don Harvey
as Danny Flanagan
Kayla Foster
as Barbara
Brian Muller
as Grossman
Thaddeus Street
as Black Frankie
Gino Vento
as Carlos
Ed Moran
as Capt. Peter McDonagh
Zoe Kazan
as Andrea Martino
Stephen Gevedon
as Bernie Wolf
E.J. Carroll
as Fat Mooney
Diana Bologna
as Fran Dwyer
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Critic Reviews for The Deuce: Season 1

All Critics (66) | Top Critics (24)

Good intentions, a big budget, fabulous actors: David Simon's new drama, The Deuce, comes with all of these things, yet it remains strangely uninvolving.

October 5, 2017 | Full Review…

The Deuce is the most potent and provocative drama of the year.

September 28, 2017 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

The pimps are a dangerously likeable lot, their shameless sweet-talk the equivalent of a poison apple.

September 22, 2017 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

The Deuce demands you dive in to its vice-filled world. You may feel a little dirty and tainted afterwards but it is so electrifying, you won't be able to resist its sinful charms.

September 13, 2017 | Full Review…

The Deuce is the dirty lowdown, with much of the action below the belt. There's nothing pretty here. But in the eyes of this beholder, you'll otherwise know great drama when you see it.

September 11, 2017 | Rating: A | Full Review…
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Those compelling, artfully drawn characters keep you enthralled even as the show goes about the slow business of showing how pimps, prostitutes, the mob and police helped turn a back-alley pursuit into a billion-dollar industry.

September 10, 2017 | Full Review…
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