The storyline, the film of serial criminal "Boardwalk Empire" is played in the center of the monastery of debauchery and gambling in Atlantic City. The starting point of the picture are exceptionally reliable, historical facts and quite realistic fragments, the most relevant fact. Showdown bands filled with excessive aggression and brutal hostility, love and desire, craving and inflamed sparks imbued with sensuality.
Introduction states the national ban on the production, transportation and sales of alcohol, otherwise, the legendary "Prohibition", provoking criminal structures to take action. Possessing confidential information about amending the constitution, the Municipal Treasurer, Enoch "Nucky" Thompson, is behind the scenes, as a shadow authority mafia circles, acting ahead of the curve and plotting to turn the little business sales of illegal alcoholic products, using the connection with the elite of society. It becomes an obstacle that a similar intention, the rapid enrichment, arises not only in the light of his head. The financial magnate Arnold Rothstein having a weight in the Jewish mafia in New York and representatives of the Chicago gangster clans, suddenly find themselves hapless figure competitors and leads to bloody conflicts of interest.
The confrontation of the parties of the law interferes with the attorney Nelson Van Alden, full-time agent of the tax police, Head of the new committee in Atlantic City, the purpose of which, the opposition of smuggling of alcoholic beverages.