Please note this is a region B Blu-Ray and will require a region B or region free blu-ray player in order to play. Political boss Enoch “Nucky” Thompson (Steve Buscemi) runs Atlantic City at the dawn of Prohibition in this drama inspired by Nelson Johnson’s non-fiction book Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times, and Corruption of Atlantic City. Follow the life of Thompson, a political fixer and backroom dealer who makes his living from numerous questionable activities including rum-running. Working with the town’s sheriff and his brother, Thompson carves a name for himself in the underworld. However, things start to take a turn for the worse when a former associate of Thompson’s returns and wants to get his hands in on the business. Includes every episode from series 1-3. Actors Steve Buscemi, Michael Pitt, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon, Shea Whigham, Aleksa Palladino, Michael Stuhlbarg, Stephen Graham, Vincent Piazza, Paz de la Huerta & Michael K. Williams Certificate 18 years and over Year 2010 – 2012 Screen Widescreen 1.78:1 Languages English
All 36 episodes from the first three seasons of the Golden Globe-winning HBO period drama set during the 1920s Prohibition era. Atlantic County Treasurer Enoch ‘Nucky’ Thompson (Steve Buscemi) sets up a bootlegging business, hoping to get rich. As he progresses in his venture he crosses paths with politicians and mobsters alike but his lavish lifestyle soon leads the federal government to grow suspicious of his activities. Among the show’s executive producers are its creator, ‘The Sopranos’ writer Terence Winter, and Martin Scorsese, who also directed the pilot. Season 1 episodes comprise: ‘Boardwalk Empire’, ‘The Ivory Tower’, ‘Broadway Limited’, ‘Anastasia’, ‘Nights in Ballygran’, ‘Family Limitation’, ‘Home’, ‘Hold Me in Paradise’, ‘Belle Femme’, ‘The Emerald City’, ‘Paris Green’ and ‘A Return to Normalcy’. Season 2 episodes comprise: ’21’, ‘Ourselves Alone’, ‘A Dangerous Mind’, ‘What Does the Bee Do?’, ‘Gimcrack and Bunkum’, ‘The Age of Reason’, ‘Peg of Old’, ‘Two Boats and a Lifeguard’, ‘Battle of the Century’, ‘Georgia Peaches’, ‘Under God’s Power She Flourishes’ and ‘To the Lost’. Season 3 episodes comprise: ‘Resolution’, ‘Spaghetti and Coffee’, ‘Bone for Tuna’, ‘Blue Bell Boy’, ‘You’d Be Surprised’, ‘Ging Gang Goolie’, ‘Sunday Best’, ‘The Pony’, ‘The Milkmaid’s Lot’, ‘A Man, a Plan…’, ‘Two Imposters’ and ‘Margate Sands’.
Boardwalk Empire – Season 1When Alcohol Was Outlawed. Outlaws Became Kings. From Terence Winter Emmy Award-winning writer of ‘The Sopranos ‘ and Academy Award Winning Director Martin Scorsese ‘Boardwalk Empire’ is set in Atlantic City at the dawn of Prohibition when the sale of alcohol became illegal throughout the United States. The Great War is over Wall Street is about to boom and everything is for sale even the World Series. It is a time of change when women are getting the vote broadcast radio is introduced and young people rule the world. On the beach in southern New Jersey sits Atlantic City a spectacular resort known as The World’s Playground a place where rules don’t apply. Massive hotels line its famous Boardwalk along with nightclubs amusement piers and entertainment to rival Broadway. For a few dollars a working man can get away and live like a king — legally or illegally. The undisputed ruler of Atlantic City is the town’s Treasurer Enoch Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi) a political fixer and backroom dealer who is equal parts politician and gangster and equally comfortable in either role. Because of its strategic location on the seaboard the town is a hub of activity for rum-runners minutes from Philadelphia hours from New York City and less than a day’s drive from Chicago. And Nucky Thompson takes full advantage. Boardwalk Empire – Season 2Atlantic City 1921. In a city whose fortunes have soared in the wake of Prohibition Nucky Thompson is paying a steep price for wielding ultimate power in the world’s playground. Steve Buscemi returns as Nucky in Season 2 of this hit HBO drama series that follows the continued rise of organized crime at the dawn of Prohibition. Though the 1920 election he successfully rigged is over Nucky finds himself the target of a federal investigation for vote tampering – and an insurrection by those he counted among his closest allies. All the while top mobsters like Arnold Rothstein Lucky Luciano Meyer Lansky and Al Capone wait in the wings looking for the chance to grab a bigger piece of Nucky’s pie. Michael Pitt Kelly Macdonald and Michael Shannon co-star. Boardwalk Empire – Season 3Atlantic City 1922: The Roaring ’20s are about to begin in earnest and despite a booming economy alcohol is scarce and gangster violence is heating up. Amidst this backdrop Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi) whose marriage to Margaret has become a sham after she signed away his highway windfall to the church faces the challenge of mending old relationships. Nucky also encounters new competition from a hair-trigger gangster who builds a strategic bulkhead between New York and Atlantic City in an effort to siphon off Nucky’s alcohol business. The conflict brings out the best and worst in Nucky as new and familiar faces undergo compelling metamorphoses within the third season of this Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning series.