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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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Ben Falcone
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Melissa McCarthy ... Michelle Darnell
Kristen Bell ... Claire
Peter Dinklage ... Renault
Ella Anderson ... Rachel
Tyler Labine ... Mike Beals
Kathy Bates ... Ida Marquette
Cecily Strong ... Dana Dandridge
Mary Sohn Mary Sohn ... Jan Keller
Kristen Schaal ... Scout Leader Sandy
Eva Peterson ... Chrystal
Timothy Simons ... Stephan (as Tim Simons)
Aleandra Newcomb ... Mariana
Annie Mumolo ... Helen
Presley Coley ... Hannah
Dax Shepard ... Kyle (as Dax Shephard)
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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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 April 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Michelle Darnell See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$29,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,586,645, 10 April 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$63,034,755, 12 June 2016
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Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

A TV spot featured a cameo by WWE wrestler Dave Bautista as a Dandelions mentor who gets punched in the plums by Michelle. See more »

Goofs

The banner at the Dandelions meeting misspells "troop" as "troup." See more »

Quotes

Michelle Darnell: [from trailer] Whoo! That batch is *burnt*!
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Crazy Credits

Out-takes are shown during the closing credits. See more »

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Featured in TruInside: Groundlings (2016) See more »

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Written by Chief WaKil (as Mansa Wakili), Kelli Wakili, Cheapshot (as Colton Fisher), Jason Rabinowitz, Jaron Lamont
Performed by Soul Flower
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An unfunny Melissa McCarthy film? Yes, Sadly, It Is
24 April 2016 | by adrian-m-millerSee all my reviews

What can i say but wait for her next one. There isn't a redeeming scene in this entire film.

She would have been better off leaving this for someone else and put all her efforts into reprising her role as Sookie in the Gilmore Girls remake (luckily she will be a bit player at least).

The script should never have gotten green lit, its atrocious.

I don't have adequate words to express show truly awful this is.

From the moment you see that over the top televangelist haircut, you should be forewarned that this is going to be truly terrible

Avoid


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