Magic City (2012–2013)

TV Series  -   -  Crime | Drama | Mystery
7.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.6/10 from 8,225 users  
Reviews: 35 user | 31 critic

Centers on Miami mobsters and other characters from Miami Beach in the late 1950s.

Creator:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 33 titles
created 19 Apr 2012
 
a list of 35 titles
created 19 Mar 2013
 
a list of 43 titles
created 19 Apr 2013
 
TV
a list of 23 titles
created 31 May 2013
 
a list of 45 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Magic City" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Magic City (2012–2013)

Magic City (2012–2013) on IMDb 7.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Magic City.

User Polls

Season:

2 | 1

Year:

2013 | 2012
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Mob City (TV Series 2013)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

1947, Los Angeles. Cop Joe Teague walks the line between the LAPD, led by William Parker, and the mob, led by Bugsy Siegel.

Stars: Jon Bernthal, Milo Ventimiglia, Neal McDonough
Boss (2011–2012)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Mayor Tom Kane, diagnosed with a dementia disorder, struggles to keep his grip on power in Chicago.

Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Connie Nielsen, Hannah Ware
Copper (TV Series 2012)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Set in the Five Points neighborhood of New York City in the 1860s, focusing on a rugged young Irish cop who is forced to navigate his unruly and dangerous immigrant neighborhood while ... See full summary »

Stars: Tom Weston-Jones, Kevin Ryan, Kyle Schmid
Peaky Blinders (TV Series 2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.

Stars: Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory, Paul Anderson
Hatfields & McCoys (TV Mini-Series 2012)
Drama | History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Dramatization of the bitter blood feud between the two families on the West Virginia/Kentucky border in the years after the Civil War.

Stars: Kevin Costner, Bill Paxton, Matt Barr
The Borgias (2011–2013)
Crime | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The saga of a crime family in 1492 Italy.

Stars: Jeremy Irons, François Arnaud, Holliday Grainger
Da Vinci's Demons (TV Series 2013)
Adventure | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Written by David S. Goyer, the series follows the "untold" story of Leonardo Da Vinci: the genius during his early years in Renaissance Florence. As a 25-year old artist, inventor, ... See full summary »

Stars: Tom Riley, Laura Haddock, Elliot Cowan
Mildred Pierce (TV Mini-Series 2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Divorced single mom Mildred Pierce decides to open a restaurant business, which tears at the already-strained relationship with her ambitious elder daughter, Veda.

Stars: Kate Winslet, Guy Pearce, Evan Rachel Wood
The Killing (TV Series 2011)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A police investigation, the saga of a grieving family, and a Seattle mayoral campaign all interlock after the body of 17-year-old Rosie Larsen is found in the trunk of a submerged car.

Stars: Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Billy Campbell
House of Cards (TV Series 2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  

A Congressman works with his equally conniving wife to exact revenge on the people who betrayed him.

Stars: Kevin Spacey, Michael Gill, Robin Wright
Homeland (TV Series 2011)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

When Marine Nicolas Brody is hailed as a hero after he returns home from eight years of captivity in Iraq, intelligence officer Carrie Mathison is the only one who suspects that he may have been "turned".

Stars: Claire Danes, Damian Lewis, Morena Baccarin
Hannibal (TV Series 2013)
Crime | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Explores the early relationship between the renowned psychiatrist and his patient, a young FBI criminal profiler, who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers.

Stars: Hugh Dancy, Mads Mikkelsen, Caroline Dhavernas
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Ike Evans (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
...
 Vera Evans (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
...
 Stevie Evans (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
...
 Lily Diamond (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
...
 Danny Evans (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
...
 Judi Silver (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
...
 Ben Diamond (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
...
 Mercedes Lazaro (15 episodes, 2012-2013)
...
 Victor Lazaro (15 episodes, 2012-2013)
...
 Bel Jaffe (15 episodes, 2012-2013)
...
 Jack Klein (14 episodes, 2012-2013)
...
 Vincent Lamb (14 episodes, 2012-2013)
...
 Florence (14 episodes, 2012-2013)
...
 Meg Bannock (13 episodes, 2012-2013)
...
 Doug Feehan (13 episodes, 2012-2013)
...
 Lauren Evans (12 episodes, 2012-2013)
...
 Ray-Ray Mathis / ... (11 episodes, 2012-2013)
Ricky Waugh ...
 Barry 'Cuda' Lansman (11 episodes, 2012-2013)
...
 Ethan Bell (10 episodes, 2012-2013)
Alain Alvarez ...
 Miramar Hotel Lobby Bartender (9 episodes, 2012)
Scott Getz ...
 Ike Evans Attorney (9 episodes, 2012)
...
 Arthur Evans (8 episodes, 2012-2013)
...
 'Dandy' Al Haas (8 episodes, 2012)
...
 Senator Ned Sloat (8 episodes, 2012-2013)
...
 Sid Raskin (8 episodes, 2012-2013)
...
 Theresa (8 episodes, 2012-2013)
...
 Atlantis Bartender (8 episodes, 2012)
...
 Front Desk (8 episodes, 2012)
...
 Mob Wife (8 episodes, 2012)
Philip Schneider ...
 Heshie (7 episodes, 2012-2013)
Edit

Storyline

As Frank Sinatra rings in a new year in the grand ballroom of Miami Beach's most luxurious dream palace - the Miramar Hotel - its visionary leader, Ike Evans, must deal with the Mob, his complicated family and a city in the midst of dramatic change as Fidel Castro takes control of Cuba, just 200 miles offshore. By day the hotel at the center of 'Magic City' is all diving clown acts and cha-cha lessons by the pool, but at night Miami Beach reveals a darker truth. Dopers, dealers, strippers, gangsters and those who arrest them drift together to hear the top nightclub acts perform. Just beneath the surface, racial tensions stir. Ike must deal with all of this, even while global intrigue is brewing right under his roof. Written by Starz

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Miami Beach, 1959. The beautiful life is about to get ugly.

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bűnös Miami  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Mitch Glazer is a Miami native. He based many of the stories in the show on experiences he heard about growing up and whilst researching later as a journalist. He originally thought it would be a feature film, but he had too much material so it became a TV series. See more »

Goofs

When Stevie is confronted by Danny on the beach, he's wearing a gold chain with a star of David. Different angles through the scene show him not wearing it. The different takes alternate between chain and no chain. See more »

Quotes

Ike Evans: This will, get ugly.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.149 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm a Man
performed by Bo Diddley
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Magic City Cancellation Extremely Disappointing
11 August 2013 | by (Westchester County, NY) – See all my reviews

As an author of several books I can declare with absolute certainty all movies, TV shows, plays, etc., start with the writing. These venues either have good writing or they don't. The good writers are able to draw memorable characters and plots. The STARZ presentation of MAGIC CITY was a show that had the best writing on TV. The writing was consistently good. In essence the writers wrote a movie that ran about 24 hours (run over two seasons). This is nearly an impossible task, yet the writers of MAGIC CITY did so with great creative craft and skill. They maintained consistency in the storyline and the character development. The incredibly gifted actors who gave life to the written words were a compilation of some of the greatest acting on television. The acting top to bottom was great: Jeffrey Dean Morton, Danny Houston, Steven Straight, and all the rest was a dream cast. Unfortunately, television is a great wasteland. So when a great show like MAGIC CITY gets canceled the wasteland becomes even more barren. But let's get to the real point of the matter. The viewer ship for MAGIC CITY (as well as other shows like BOSS) is not down because the show(s) was not good. The viewer ship for MAGIC CITY as well as all premium cable stations is low because the cost of subscriptions is too damn high. The economic struggles of people in America are deeper than the empty talking heads of CNN, CNBC and FOX are permitted to talk about. The proof is premium channel viewer ship since 1984 is down 58%. Compounding the issue is the viewer base is going more toward shopping and music channels. Consequently, it's no wonder great written shows like MAGIC CITY are lost to poor tastes of viewers and the inability of STARZ executives to know how to grow viewer ship for a great show like MAGIC CITY. All this is very unfortunate, primarily because the executives of STARZ originally had the intelligence and good taste to allow MAGIC CITY on the channel. Is it too much to expect then that the executives have the courage to continue to air it and see the show through to its proper conclusion? On the other hand, what should I really expect from people who are, in reality, only bean counters? You show me a great show, I get drawn into a wonderfully written drama with brilliant characters, and outstanding performances and then you close down production. Why then should I invest my time, and money, in any programing STARZ offers? The decrease of premium cable viewer ship is not lost on companies such as Viacom, MGM and Lionsgate. That's why those companies eased out of their cable network projects. I know there's no changing the minds of STARZ executives; MAGIC CITY will be canceled. How terribly unfortunate for those of us who knew we were watching entertainment at it's best. And those discerning, loyal fans of MAGIC CITY are thankful that for two brief seasons we were given. We shared in the great pleasure to hear the written words of the writers of MAGIC CITY spoken by the great cast. I wish all the actors on MAGIC CITY the best success in any future endeavors. For a brief time you were my best source of entertainment on television. And to some degree you all became people I cared about. For that I am grateful. All the best. P.S. now that MAGIC CITY is canceled there's no reason for me to scribe to STARZ.


19 of 20 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
'Magic City' Canceled by Starz After Two Seasons oganya1
A S3 DOESN'T LOOK PROMISING mcfangirl
Please Help Try To Save The Show! Scorpiotomy
Vera someones_in_my_head
Ben Diamond needs to die. sonofspam1972
Lots of shocking scenes tonight but the most shocking . . . ckanelevy
Discuss Magic City (2012) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?