Hell on Wheels (2011– )

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Cullen Bohannon, a former soldier and slaveholder, follows the track of a band of Union soldiers, the killers of his wife. This brings him to the middle of one of the biggest projects in US... See full summary »

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 Cullen Bohannan (56 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Thomas 'Doc' Durant (42 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Mickey McGinnes (41 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Eva (40 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Psalms / ... (33 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Elam Ferguson (32 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 The Swede / ... (32 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Ruth / ... (31 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Sean McGinnes (28 episodes, 2011-2013)
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Cullen Bohannon, a former soldier and slaveholder, follows the track of a band of Union soldiers, the killers of his wife. This brings him to the middle of one of the biggest projects in US history, the building of the transcontinental railroad. After the war years in the 1860s, this undertaking connected the prospering east with the still wild west. Written by cc ardbeg

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Blood will be spilled. Lives will be lost. Men will be ruined. See more »

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Hell on Wheels: L'Enfer de l'Ouest  »

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Features Wes Studi, Tom Noonan, and Ted Levine. All of whom appeared in Heat together, and are regulars of Michael Mann films. See more »

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Town Sign: Hell on Wheels. Population: One less every day.
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Love it!!
23 January 2012 | by (Colorado, USA) – See all my reviews

After Deadwood (HBO)stopped being aired I was DEVASTATED. I love watching the "modern" western. When I saw that AMC had a new series Hell on Wheels I watched the first episode and wasn't so sure I'd like it. I was torn with a few of the characters and wasn't sure things meshed together but I watched the second episode and by the 3rd I was hooked! I just finished the season and am DYING for next season to get started. Some of the scenery is breathtaking and the musical score during the Indian battle with Cullen, Elam and the Union soldiers (when the Indians stole their horses) was absolutely mesmerizing. I think it's a great show and will only improve with time!! I'm a fan. For sure.


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