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.
Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat.
Sarah Ashburn, an FBI agent, is extremely ambitious and has her eye on a promotion, but she doesn't get along with her co-workers. She is sent to Boston to uncover the identity of an elusive drug lord, Mr. Larkin, by tracking down his proxy, Rojas, and is told that she'll have a good shot at the promotion if she finds Larkin. When she arrives in Boston, she learns that Larkin has been eliminating his competition and taking over their operations. She learns that Rojas is in Boston PD custody and goes to see him to ask him what he knows about Larkin, but is warned that the cop who arrested Rojas, Shannon Mullins, is very territorial, and she is not exactly sociable. When the two meet they don't get along. When Mullins learns why Ashburn is in Boston, she decides to find Larkin herself. Ashburn is told by her boss to work with Mullins, but it won't be easy because Ashburn does things by the book while Mullins does things her way.Written by
The movie was set for an April 5th release, but it was pushed back two months due to positive reception from the studio, who thought it had better playability as a summer release. See more »
Although Mullins's family are Bostonian to the extreme, Mullins seems not to have any trace of a Bostonian accent. And she seems to have grown up elsewhere: she uses the term 'submarine sandwich' whereas in Boston, it is called a 'hoagie' See more »
I love Melissa McCarthy, and I really enjoyed this movie. I will watch any movie featuring McCarthy. She and Sandra Bullock were funny together and cracked me up. Very cute and fun movie for McCarthy fans.
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