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Season 5
Boardwalk Empire Season 5
No. of episodes 8
Original run September 7, 2014 - October 26, 2014
DVD release TBA
Season chronology
Season 4
Season 5 of Boardwalk Empire was announced on September 26, 2013.[1] It will be the final season.

Season 5 will take place seven years after the end of Season 4 in 1931.



  1. Steve Buscemi as Enoch "Nucky" Thompson
  2. Kelly MacDonald as Margaret Thompson
  3. Michael Shannon as Nelson Van Alden
  4. Shea Whigham as Elias "Eli" Thompson
  5. Stephen Graham as Al Capone
  6. Vincent Piazza as Salvatore Charlie "Lucky" Luciano
  7. Michael Kenneth Williams as Chalky White
  8. Paul Sparks as Mickey Doyle
  9. Jeffrey Wright as Valentin Narcisse
  10. Ben Rosenfield as Willie Thompson
  11. Gretchen Mol as Gillian Darmody


  1. Greg Antonacci as Johnny Torrio
  2. Anatol Yusef as Meyer Lansky
  3. Patricia Arquette as Sally Wheet
  4. Michael Zegen as Bugsy Siegel
  5. Chris Caldovino as Tonino Sandrelli
  6. Jim True-Frost as Eliot Ness
  7. Matt Letscher as Joseph Kennedy
  8. Giampiero Judica as Salvatore Maranzano
  9. Louis Cancelmi as Mike D'Angelo



  1. Terence Winter: Executive Producer, Creator
  2. Martin Scorsese: Executive Producer
  3. Tim Van Patten: Executive Producer
  4. Howard Korder: Executive Producer


Boardwalk Empire Season 5 to Leap into Great Depression00:40

Boardwalk Empire Season 5 to Leap into Great Depression

Boardwalk Empire Season 5 St00:53

Boardwalk Empire Season 5 St. James Tease (HBO)

"No One Goes Quietly"

HBO Boardwalk Empire (Season 5) Final Season Now Filming in NYC01:24

HBO Boardwalk Empire (Season 5) Final Season Now Filming in NYC

Boardwalk Empire Season 5 Trailer 1 (HBO)01:21

Boardwalk Empire Season 5 Trailer 1 (HBO)

Change is Coming

Boardwalk Empire Season 5 Invitation to the Set (HBO)02:18

Boardwalk Empire Season 5 Invitation to the Set (HBO)

Boardwalk Empire - Season 5 Teaser Trailer 00:38

Boardwalk Empire - Season 5 Teaser Trailer "One is the Loneliest"

"All Empires Fall"



  1. James Hibberd, Boardwalk Empire' renewed for season 5, Entertainment Weekly, 26 September 2013
Season # Series # Title Writer Director Original airdate
1 49 "Golden Days for Boys and Girls" Howard Korder Tim Van Patten September 7 2014
Be 501 Season 5 opens in 1931 with Nucky in Cuba, where he presses a U.S. senator on the likelihood of Prohibition's repeal and eyes a future business deal with a rum magnate. Meanwhile, Margaret witnesses a casualty of the Great Depression on Wall Street; Luciano makes a bold career move; Chalky catches a break to get out of a bad situation; and in a flashback to 1884, a young Nucky makes an impression on the Commodore.
2 50 "The Good Listener" Terence Winter Allen Coulter September 14 2014
Boardwalk empire 502 Nucky visits Johnny Torrio in New York City to discuss his close call in Cuba and find out if new Mafia boss Salvatore Maranzano had anything to do with it. Meanwhile, law-school graduate Willie has a job interview; Eli and Nelson's liquor stash is raided by Eliot Ness in Chicago; and Joseph Kennedy listens to Nucky's pitch for post-Prohibition prosperity. Also: A young Nucky and his family mourn the loss of his sister, Susan, in 1884.
3 51 "What Jesus Said" Cristine Chambers and Howard Korder Ed Bianchi September 21 2014
Wiki Margaret finds herself in a pickle due to her dealings with the late Arnold Rothstein when his widow starts snooping around his covert affairs. Meanwhile, Chalky wonders where his latest partnership is going; Nucky talks shop with a prominent businessman from Boston; Luciano and Siegel try to strike a deal with Narcisse in Harlem; and in 1884, a young Nucky works hard at the hotel and catches the eye of a girl who's vacationing with her parents.
4 52 "Cuanto" Howard Korder, Cristine Chambers & Terence Winter Jake Paltrow September 28 2014
Wiki Luciano encounters an old foe in Chicago, while Nucky and Margaret find common ground in Atlantic City when they face the same dilemma. Meanwhile, Sally conducts business in Cuba as rumors swirl of a public uprising; and in 1884, a young Nucky continues to impress the Commodore, and gives Eli a glimpse of what the future may hold.
5 53 "King of Norway" Steve Kornacki Ed Bianchi October 5 2014
6 54 "Devil You Know" Howard Korder Jeremy Podeswa October 12 2014
7 55 "Friendless Child" Riccardo DiLoreto & Cristine Chambers and Howard Korder Allen Coulter October 19 2014
8 56 "Eldorado" Howard Korder & Terence Winter Tim Van Patten October 26 2014
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