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Animal Kingdom 

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

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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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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

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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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The series reunites several members of Ann Biderman's series SOUTHLAND. Shawn Hatosy (Pope) and C.Thomas Howell (Paul) were both members of SOUTHLAND's ensemble cast, as was Regina King, whom directs one episode of series one of ANIMAL KINGDOM. See more »

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Would have given 10, but...
22 June 2019 | by msgpatSee all my reviews

I'm now on season 4. All the actors are great especially 'Pope'. Just one thing stops me giving a 10, and that is Ellen Barkin - talk about over-acting - all those 'walks away, stops, turns, purses lips, glares, swings a hip and mutters...'. She'd be great (seriously) in a British pantomime, where traditionally the over-the-top 'baddie' is booed and hissed at by the audience.


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