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In 1990s Boston, an assistant district attorney and a corrupt yet venerated FBI veteran work together to take on a case that grows to involve, and ultimately subvert, the entire criminal justice system of Boston.

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An Unlikely Duo Takes on Boston Crime in "City on a Hill"

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are executive producers on the new Showtime series "City on a Hill," starring Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge as a highly unlikely crime-fighting duo.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kevin Bacon ...  Jackie Rohr 10 episodes, 2019
Aldis Hodge ...  DeCourcy Ward 10 episodes, 2019
Jonathan Tucker ...  Frankie Ryan 10 episodes, 2019
Mark O'Brien ...  Jimmy Ryan 10 episodes, 2019
Lauren E. Banks ...  Siobhan Quays 10 episodes, 2019
Amanda Clayton ...  Cathy Ryan 10 episodes, 2019
Jere Shea ...  Hank Signa 10 episodes, 2019
Kevin Chapman ...  J.R. Minogue 10 episodes, 2019
Jill Hennessy ...  Jenny Rohr 10 episodes, 2019
Sarah Shahi ...  Rachel Benham 9 episodes, 2019
Catherine Wolf ...  Rosa Congemi / ... 9 episodes, 2019
Blake Baumgartner ...  Kick Ryan 9 episodes, 2019
Nora Murphy ...  Marie Ryan 8 episodes, 2019
Zoe Margaret Colletti ...  Benedetta Rhodes / ... 7 episodes, 2019
Grayson Eddey ...  Tony Ryan 7 episodes, 2019
Kevin Dunn ...  Nathan Rey 6 episodes, 2019
Rory Culkin ...  Clay Roach 5 episodes, 2019
James Michael Cummings ...  Tommy Hayes 5 episodes, 2019
James Remar ...  Richy Ryan 5 episodes, 2019
KeiLyn Durrel Jones ...  Andre Benjamin 5 episodes, 2019
Charlene Almarvez Charlene Almarvez ...  Yvette Kaishek 5 episodes, 2019
Charles MacLean Charles MacLean ...  Hook 5 episodes, 2019
Robert Wahlberg ...  Bernie Hannahan / ... 5 episodes, 2019
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Storyline

In the early 1990s, Boston was rife with violent criminals emboldened by local law enforcement agencies in which corruption and racism was the norm - and then it all changed in what was called the "Boston Miracle." In this fictional account, assistant district attorney Decourcy Ward comes from Brooklyn and forms an unlikely alliance with a corrupt yet venerated FBI veteran, Jackie Rohr. Together, they take on a family of armored car robbers in a case that grows to involve, and ultimately subvert, the entire criminal justice system of Boston. Written by SHOWTIME

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 June 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

City on a Hill See more »

Filming Locations:

Boston, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Pearl Street Films See more »
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16:9 HD
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Kevin Bacon channels James Woods circa 1988 (Cop/Boost) and purloins some of Bogie's sidemouthed wisecracks to deliver his best performance since Footloose. This is a hardboiled, true to Southie kind of show. I love that dirty water. Bravura performances from Mark O' Brien, Aldis Hodge (I'm King Kong!), and the luminously intoxicating Jill Hennessy (I love her just on a titular level) too. In fact, the entire cast of characters is well scripted, directed and developed. This show has a gritty, blue collar blues feel that will make you want to bathe in tomato juice after watching it to get all of the stink off of you. A tone poem of corruption, hard booze, harder floozies, booger sugar, bullet wounds, and paradoxical tenderness. It reminds me of something Bukowski would write.


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