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Goliath 

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A disgraced lawyer, now an ambulance chaser, gets a case that could bring him redemption or at least revenge on the firm which expelled him.
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Billy Bob Thornton ...  Billy McBride 25 episodes, 2016-2020
Tania Raymonde ...  Brittany Gold 25 episodes, 2016-2020
Nina Arianda ...  Patty Solis-Papagian 24 episodes, 2016-2020
Diana Hopper ...  Denise McBride 22 episodes, 2016-2020
Julie Brister ...  Marva Jefferson 20 episodes, 2016-2020
Ana de la Reguera ...  Marisol Silva 16 episodes, 2018-2020
William Hurt ...  Donald Cooperman 12 episodes, 2016-2019
Shelby Rabara ...  Sumi Sen 11 episodes, 2016-2019
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Billy Mcbride is going through a rough patch. He has been fired from the law firm he helped build, his wife has left him, and he's now a down on his luck ambulance chaser. A lady (Patty) approaches him to represent her in a wrongful death case. After reluctantly accepting to take on the case, a series of strange events befall Billy. Through death threats, harassment, and trumped up arrests, Billy embarks on obtaining justice, and it is one hell of a ride. Additional unique cases eventually come Billy and Patty's way, making the ride even more entertaining.

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William Hurt & Maria Bello previously co starred in A History of Violence (2005) See more »


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Ain't No Love in the Heart of the City
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Performed by Bobby "Blue" Band
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One of the best dramas I've seen this year
15 October 2016 | by feelinesoundSee all my reviews

Binged-watched this one in 3 days and it was an absolute pleasure. It's not that the story itself is so thrillingly addictive, but mainly that almost all of the main characters are so fascinating, well crafted and brilliantly performed that you just keep wanting to go back and discover more about them. All of them deeply flawed, and yet vividly human and (for the most part) to at least some extent likable. Furthermore, the sheer amount of fully fleshed out, round and interesting characters that the show manages to create and build in just one 8-episode season is seriously impressive - there must be around 10 main supporting characters and by the end none of them feel under- served.

It helps of course that the cast is one of the most talented and charismatic ones put together for any show this year, with special mentions going to Thornton, Maria Bello and Nina Arianda, though literally everyone (down to even minor characters like the judge) is at the very least very good, if not excellent. It also helps that the show is masterfully written and beautifully shot, has a very strong visual identity and takes great advantage of LA as its location, particularly with the driving scenes and time- lapse shots.

Don't be fooled by people calling it a legal drama, it might have a lot of lawyers and a few courtroom scenes but the way it's shot and paced, the amount of detective work involved, the score and the atmosphere the show maintains make it feel much more like classy film noir than any legal drama I've ever watched.


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14 October 2016 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Amazon Studios, Picrow See more »
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