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The Boss (2016)

R | | Comedy | 8 April 2016 (USA)
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A titan of industry is sent to prison after she's caught insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America's latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget.

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A titan of industry is sent to prison after she's caught insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America's latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget.

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Rated R for sexual content, language and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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$29,000,000 (estimated)

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$23,586,645 (USA) (8 April 2016)

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$63,034,755 (USA) (10 June 2016)
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Trivia

Each of the childhood clips show Michelle Darnell having dark brown/black hair, even though Michelle later claims that red is her natural hair colour. See more »

Goofs

Claire's apartment building has a street number "9855" painted over the door but the actual address numbers (3101-3105) were left on the glass door. See more »

Quotes

Michelle Darnell: I am amazed that the United Center is even still standing because I crushed it tonight!
Tito: You crushed it like velvet!
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Featured in TruInside: Groundlings (2016) See more »

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Throw It on Me
Written by Tim Mosley (as Timothy Mosley), David Cortopassi, Timothy Clayton, Nicholaus Arson (as Randy Fitzsimmons)
Performed by Tim Mosley (as Timbaland) feat. The Hives
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Do you have to be immoral to be funny????.
10 April 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Melissa McCarthy stars in a senseless adult comedy movie. "The Boss" failed to entertain me from the start till the end.The comedy is too cheap and the obscenity in language and behavior did not make me laugh at all. Honestly,I thought I am watching a silly porn-like comedy movie.

Melissa McCarthy portrays the role of Michelle Darnell, a shameless and a selfish businesswoman who does everything bad for the sake of her own arrogant welfare. Her wicked and reckless behavior led to her imprisonment of course.

I am totally disappointed with this boring movie because its senseless vulgarity and the lack of comedy made of this film a total waste of time and a bad movie of the year 2016.


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