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The Boss (2016)

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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

Ben Falcone's real-life parents appear briefly in the fight scene, they're seen as neighbors slamming their door. See more »

Goofs

Ronald Renault is so techno-phobic he has only paper contracts. Once Michelle, Claire and Mike reached the roof they could have ripped up the contract and not have any reason to confront Ron. See more »

Quotes

Michelle Darnell: I tried a Dorito for the first time last night. It wasn't cheese. It was... cheese adjacent, but not cheese. It was really good!
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Out-takes are shown during the closing credits. See more »


Soundtracks

Love Will Keep Us Together
Written by Howard Greenfield, Neil Sedaka
Performed by Captain & Tennille
Courtesy of A&M Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Yawn. A WHOLE hour in.
20 April 2016 | by amandalorentSee all my reviews

So dry. No humor whatsoever. Boring as heck. Sat through a full hour waiting for the story to pick up. Weak story line and even weaker comedy by the actors. So lame. So so so so so so lame. . MM is much better than this. Baffled as to how production companies picked this crap up. She can do so much better. . I don't understand why director would pan out after a lame joke to a shot of the city, and zoom in, this happened like 10 times. Why are these 'filler scenes' necessary, might it be because oh, there's no HUMOR? I was sorely disappointed to say the very least; even Kristen Bell disappointed me with her weak lines.


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