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Centers on a Southern California family, whose excessive lifestyle is fueled by their criminal activities.

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Jonathan Lisco
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The Codys have to protect their reputation, while friends and enemies from the past close in. Deran realizes there is only one way to keep Adrian safe. Pope and J's growing tension ...


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Cast

Series cast summary:
Ellen Barkin ...  Janine 'Smurf' Cody 49 episodes, 2016-2019
Shawn Hatosy ...  Andrew 'Pope' Cody 49 episodes, 2016-2019
Ben Robson ...  Craig Cody 49 episodes, 2016-2019
Jake Weary ...  Deran Cody 49 episodes, 2016-2019
Finn Cole ...  Joshua 'J' Cody 49 episodes, 2016-2019
Molly Gordon ...  Nicky 30 episodes, 2016-2018
Carolina Guerra ...  Lucy 29 episodes, 2016-2018
Aamya Deva Keroles ...  Lena 29 episodes, 2016-2019
Spencer Treat Clark ...  Adrian Dolan 27 episodes, 2016-2019
Scott Speedman ...  Barry 'Baz' Blackwell 25 episodes, 2016-2018
Sohvi Rodriguez ...  Mia Trujillo 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Christina Ochoa ...  Renn Randall 20 episodes, 2016-2019
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Storyline

The series centers on 17-year-old Joshua "J" Cody, who moves in with his freewheeling relatives in their Southern California beach town after his mother dies of a heroin overdose. Headed by boot-tough matriarch Janine "Smurf" Cody and her right-hand Baz, who runs the business and calls the shots, the clan also consists of Pope, the oldest and most dangerous of the Cody boys; Craig, the tough and fearless middle son; and Deran, the troubled, suspicious "baby" of the family.

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Bad is bred

Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 June 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Animal Kingdom See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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16:9 HD
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An American version of the 2010 Australian movie of the same name that starred Jacki Weaver, Guy Pearce, Joel Edgerton and Ben Mendelsohn. See more »

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A power struggle a class and cast system of raw dirt, ego and tough love!
23 June 2016 | by blanbrnSee all my reviews

"TNT's" new series "Animal Kingdom" is one that pushes the limit of cable TV it's a brash, provocative, and outspoken family crime drama that takes no prisoners. Based somewhat on the 2010 film of the same name, the series follows the life and crime adventures of one southern California family. The head leader is the tough and sexy cougar mother and grandmother Smurf(the still sexy Ellen Barkin)who helps run the show of money, bribes, heist, and criminal jobs with the help of her sons and the one that is the standout to me is the adopted one Baz(Scott Speedman)and enter her young hormone driven grandson Cody(Shawn Hatosy)who joins the crew after his mother dies from a drug overdose. And boy I must say this series is well spiced up with plenty of vices like sex, drugs, and family drama really those themes top the blood and violence of the series. Really this is one cool wild kick butt California sun and ocean series.


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