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The Boys 

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A group of vigilantes sets out to take down corrupt superheroes who abuse their superpowers.

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Eric Kripke
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3   2   1  
2021   2020   2019  
Top Rated TV #78 | Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Karl Urban ...  Billy Butcher 17 episodes, 2019-2021
Jack Quaid ...  Hughie Campbell 17 episodes, 2019-2021
Antony Starr ...  Homelander 17 episodes, 2019-2021
Erin Moriarty ...  Annie January / ... 17 episodes, 2019-2021
Dominique McElligott ...  Queen Maeve 17 episodes, 2019-2021
Jessie T. Usher ...  A-Train 17 episodes, 2019-2021
Laz Alonso ...  Mother's Milk 17 episodes, 2019-2021
Chace Crawford ...  The Deep / ... 17 episodes, 2019-2021
Tomer Capon ...  Frenchie 17 episodes, 2019-2021
Karen Fukuhara ...  Kimiko Miyashiro 17 episodes, 2019-2021
Nathan Mitchell ...  Black Noir 17 episodes, 2019-2021
Colby Minifie ...  Ashley Barrett 14 episodes, 2019-2021
Elisabeth Shue ...  Madelyn Stillwell 9 episodes, 2019-2020
Shantel VanSanten ...  Becca Butcher 9 episodes, 2019-2020
Aya Cash ...  Stormfront 9 episodes, 2020-2021
Nneka Elliott ...  Female News Anchor / ... 9 episodes, 2019-2020
Laila Robins ...  Grace Mallory 8 episodes, 2019-2020
Jordana Lajoie ...  Cherie 7 episodes, 2019-2020
Nicola Correia-Damude ...  Elena 7 episodes, 2019-2020

Aya Cash and Antony Starr Ask Each Other Anything

"The Boys" stars Aya Cash and Antony Starr interview each other about Season 2's most shocking scenes and share what they really thought about the finale.

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The Boys is set in a universe in which superpowered people are recognized as heroes by the general public and owned by a powerful corporation, Vought International, which ensures that they are aggressively marketed and monetized. Outside of their heroic personas, most are arrogant and corrupt. The series primarily focuses on two groups: the titular Boys, vigilantes looking to keep the corrupted heroes under control, and the Seven, Vought International's premier superhero team. The Boys are led by Billy Butcher, who despises all superpowered people, and the Seven are led by the egotistical and unstable Homelander. As a conflict ensues between the two groups, the series also follows the new members of each team: Hugh "Hughie" Campbell of the Boys, who joins the vigilantes after his girlfriend is killed in a high-speed collision by the Seven's A-Train, and Annie January/Starlight of the Seven, a young and hopeful heroine forced to face the truth about the heroes she admires.

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Taglines:

Never Meet Your Heroes

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime | Sci-Fi

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TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Both PJ Byrne and Aya Cash have worked with comedian and actress Janet Varney, who recorded the RiffTrax commentary for Jaws 3, starring Jack Quaid's father Dennis. See more »

Quotes

Annie January: Since when did hopeful and naive become the same thing?
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Connections

Referenced in WatchMojo: Top 10 Reasons to Binge The Boys (2019) See more »

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Get Loud For Me
Performed by Gizzle
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Fairly unique
26 July 2019 | by ashwil-69838See all my reviews

Bad superheroes have been done before, but not like this. Very entertaining.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 July 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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