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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 (47 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Eva (45 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Mickey McGinnes (44 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 The Swede / ... (39 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Psalms / ... (35 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Elam Ferguson (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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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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Eva: [answering the door] The man of the house is out.
Declan: The man of the house is dead.
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12 November 2011 | by (Frankfurt, Germany) – See all my reviews

In my opinion this show is one of the best series in the fall of 2011. AMC Showed that it never brings any bad shows for people... Hell On Wheels is one of the most potential shows that I ever seen. A western with great actors promise a great show in the fall. The Directoring is awesome and music is fantastic. I think this show is one of the best things that AMC could produce. though, I think we have to wait to see the whole season but Im very optimistic for this show. Of course the story line could be better than this but, there is some characters that I liked them a lot! Like Tom Noonan who appears in a holy father role, Common which I love his voice and of course Anson Mount. An Actor who I think is going to be famous with this show like Bryan Cranston in Breaking Bad. And of course we can't ignore Colm Meaney with his great performance.


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