8.2/10
20,973
172 user 19 critic

Animal Kingdom 

Trailer
1:00 | Trailer
Centers on a Southern California family, whose excessive lifestyle is fueled by their criminal activities.

Creator:

Jonathan Lisco
Reviews
Popularity
338 ( 18)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



5   4   3   2   1  
2020   2019   2018   2017   2016  
1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Queen of the South (TV Series 2016)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Teresa flees Mexico after her drug-runner boyfriend is murdered. Settling in Dallas she looks to become the country's reigning drug smuggler and to avenge her lover's murder.

Stars: Alice Braga, Hemky Madera, Peter Gadiot
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A seventeen year-old navigates his survival amongst an explosive criminal family and the detective who thinks he can save him.

Director: David Michôd
Stars: James Frecheville, Guy Pearce, Joel Edgerton
Yellowstone (TV Series 2018)
Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A ranching family in Montana faces off against others encroaching on their land.

Stars: Kevin Costner, Luke Grimes, Kelly Reilly
Snowfall (TV Series 2017)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A look at the early days of the crack cocaine epidemic in Los Angeles during the beginning of the 1980s.

Stars: Damson Idris, Carter Hudson, Isaiah John
Ray Donovan (2013–2020)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Ray Donovan, a professional "fixer" for the rich and famous in Los Angeles, can make anyone's problems disappear except those created by his own family.

Stars: Liev Schreiber, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok
Mayans M.C. (TV Series 2018)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Set in a post-Jax Teller world, "Mayans MC" sees EZ Reyes, a former golden boy now fresh out of prison, as a prospect in the Mayan MC charter on the California-Mexico border who must carve out his new outlaw identity.

Stars: JD Pardo, Clayton Cardenas, Sarah Bolger
Billions (TV Series 2016)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades goes after hedge fund king Bobby "Axe" Axelrod in a battle between two powerful New York figures.

Stars: Paul Giamatti, Damian Lewis, Maggie Siff
Ozark (TV Series 2017)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A financial adviser drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder money to appease a drug boss.

Stars: Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Sofia Hublitz
Sons of Anarchy (2008–2014)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

A biker struggles to balance being a father and being involved in an outlaw motorcycle club.

Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Mark Boone Junior
City on a Hill (TV Series 2019)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

In 1990s Boston, an assistant district attorney and a corrupt yet venerated FBI veteran work together to take on a case that grows to involve, and ultimately subvert, the entire criminal justice system of Boston.

Stars: Kevin Bacon, Aldis Hodge, Jonathan Tucker
Bosch (TV Series 2014)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

An L.A.P.D. homicide detective works to solve the murder of a thirteen-year-old boy while standing trial in federal court for the murder of a serial killer.

Stars: Titus Welliver, Jamie Hector, Amy Aquino
Banshee (2013–2016)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

An ex-con assumes the identity of a murdered sheriff in the small town of Banshee, Pennsylvania, where he has some unfinished business.

Stars: Antony Starr, Ivana Milicevic, Ulrich Thomsen
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Shawn Hatosy ...  Andrew 'Pope' Cody 51 episodes, 2016-2020
Ben Robson ...  Craig Cody 51 episodes, 2016-2020
Jake Weary ...  Deran Cody 51 episodes, 2016-2020
Finn Cole ...  Joshua 'J' Cody 50 episodes, 2016-2020
Ellen Barkin ...  Janine 'Smurf' Cody 49 episodes, 2016-2019
Molly Gordon ...  Nicky 30 episodes, 2016-2018
Carolina Guerra ...  Lucy 29 episodes, 2016-2018
Aamya Deva Keroles ...  Lena 29 episodes, 2016-2019
Spencer Treat Clark ...  Adrian Dolan 27 episodes, 2016-2019
Scott Speedman ...  Barry 'Baz' Blackwell 25 episodes, 2016-2018
Christina Ochoa ...  Renn Randall 21 episodes, 2016-2020
Edit

Storyline

The series centers on 17-year-old Joshua "J" Cody, who moves in with his freewheeling relatives in their Southern California beach town after his mother dies of a heroin overdose. Headed by boot-tough matriarch Janine "Smurf" Cody and her right-hand Baz, who runs the business and calls the shots, the clan also consists of Pope, the oldest and most dangerous of the Cody boys; Craig, the tough and fearless middle son; and Deran, the troubled, suspicious "baby" of the family.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Bad is bred

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Facebook

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 June 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Animal Kingdom See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In Season 2 Episode 5, "Pope" (Shawn Hatosy) is seen watching the credits of an undisclosed film (at 37min 40secs). The credits of the "film" list the actors "In Order of Appearance". However, all of the "actors" listed by name in the credits are not actually actors but film and TV industry crew (such as 1st & 2nd AD's, editors, lighting techs etc. etc.), some of whom have worked directly on Animal Kingdom and/or other well known productions in film and TV, in what is a nice little piece of "meta" humour buried within this particular fictional universe. See more »

Connections

Spun-off from Animal Kingdom (2010) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A power struggle a class and cast system of raw dirt, ego and tough love!
23 June 2016 | by blanbrnSee all my reviews

"TNT's" new series "Animal Kingdom" is one that pushes the limit of cable TV it's a brash, provocative, and outspoken family crime drama that takes no prisoners. Based somewhat on the 2010 film of the same name, the series follows the life and crime adventures of one southern California family. The head leader is the tough and sexy cougar mother and grandmother Smurf(the still sexy Ellen Barkin)who helps run the show of money, bribes, heist, and criminal jobs with the help of her sons and the one that is the standout to me is the adopted one Baz(Scott Speedman)and enter her young hormone driven grandson Cody(Shawn Hatosy)who joins the crew after his mother dies from a drug overdose. And boy I must say this series is well spiced up with plenty of vices like sex, drugs, and family drama really those themes top the blood and violence of the series. Really this is one cool wild kick butt California sun and ocean series.


34 of 50 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 172 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed