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

Creator:

Eric Kripke
Reviews
Popularity
26 ( 7)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



3   2   1  
2021   2020   2019  
Top Rated TV #99 | Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Karl Urban ...  Billy Butcher 24 episodes, 2019-2021
Jack Quaid ...  Hughie Campbell 24 episodes, 2019-2021
Antony Starr ...  Homelander 24 episodes, 2019-2021
Erin Moriarty ...  Annie January / ... 24 episodes, 2019-2021
Dominique McElligott ...  Queen Maeve / ... 24 episodes, 2019-2021
Jessie T. Usher ...  A-Train / ... 24 episodes, 2019-2021
Laz Alonso ...  Mother's Milk 24 episodes, 2019-2021
Chace Crawford ...  The Deep / ... 24 episodes, 2019-2021
Tomer Capon ...  Frenchie 24 episodes, 2019-2021
Karen Fukuhara ...  Kimiko Miyashiro 24 episodes, 2019-2021
Nathan Mitchell ...  Black Noir 24 episodes, 2019-2021
Colby Minifie ...  Ashley Barrett 21 episodes, 2019-2021
Aya Cash ...  Stormfront 14 episodes, 2020-2021
Claudia Doumit ...  Victoria Neuman 13 episodes, 2020-2021

Karl Urban's Career Through the Years

Karl Urban, perhaps best known as Dr. McCoy in the Star Trek reboots, plays Billy Butcher in the new Amazon Original series "The Boys." What else has he done?

Take a look at his career through the years

Edit

Storyline

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.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Never Meet Your Heroes

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, PJ Byrne have all worked with Dwayne The Rock Johnson. See more »

Quotes

Billy Butcher: You'll love it.
See more »

Connections

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

Soundtracks

Wannabe
Performed by Spice Girls
See more »

User Reviews

 
Anti-superheroes becoming our saviours
22 May 2021 | by giannis_dazeSee all my reviews

This show is a remedy to the super hero culture.

Revitalising, violent, quick-witted and anti-pop.

It's not afraid to pull the curtain of our hypocritical society.


14 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 2,108 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 July 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Boys See more »

Filming Locations:

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed