Ozark (2017– )
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After his business partner cheats a dangerous client, financial adviser Marty must devise a radical plan to save the lives of himself and his family.


Jason Bateman


Bill Dubuque (teleplay by), Bill Dubuque (story by) | 5 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Bateman ... Martin 'Marty' Byrde
Laura Linney ... Wendy Byrde
Sofia Hublitz ... Charlotte Byrde
Skylar Gaertner ... Jonah Byrde
Julia Garner ... Ruth Langmore (credit only)
Jordana Spiro ... Rachel (credit only)
Jason Butler Harner ... Roy Petty
Esai Morales ... Del
Peter Mullan ... Jacob Snell (credit only)
Lisa Emery ... Darlene Snell (credit only)
Josh Randall ... Bruce Liddell
Bruce Altman ... Sugarwood
McKinley Belcher III ... Agent Trevor Evans
Eric Mendenhall ... Hanson Jr.
Clayton Rohner ... Hanson Sr.


When his partner cheats a Mexican drug cartel, Chicago financial planner Marty Byrde is forced to flee to the Ozarks, after promising the cartel he can successfully launder money better there because of the many cash businesses out of the eye of federal agencies.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Release Date:

21 July 2017 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Linn Creek, Missouri, USA See more »

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Did You Know?


Writer Bill Dubuque was born in St. Louis, Missouri, spending time working on the Lake of the Ozarks as a teen, and the series is somewhat inspired by his real life. See more »


The potential office space is located at 330 N Wabash, which does sit North of the Chicago River, (So it looks south on to the Chicago River). However, the windows Marty Byrde thinks are facing south, are actually facing west. See more »


[first lines]
Martin 'Marty' Byrde: [talking to his clients] Scratch. Wampum. Dough. Sugar. Clams. Loot. Bills. Bones. Bread. Bucks. Money. That which separates the haves from the have-nots. But what is money? It's everything if you don't have it, right? Half of all American adults have more credit card debt than savings. 25% have no savings at all. And only 15% of the population is on track to fund even one year of retirement. Suggesting what? The middle class is evaporating? Or the American Dream is dead? You ...
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References Minecraft (2009) See more »


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Great Start To A Show
3 July 2018 | by MadMax2710See all my reviews

I have been putting off this show for some time. After watching this episode, I wish I watched it sooner. This episode was filled with intense moments and great performances. The episode also had some great ideas that future episodes can expand upon.

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