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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Michelle Darnell
... Claire
... Renault
... Rachel
... Mike Beals
... Ida Marquette
... Dana Dandridge
Mary Sohn ... Jan Keller
... Scout Leader Sandy
Eva Peterson ... Chrystal
... Stephan (as Tim Simons)
... Mariana
... Helen
... Hannah
... 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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$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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In one scene, Kathy Bates (who starred in Stephen King's movies, Misery (1990) and Dolores Claiborne (1995)), refers to Michelle Darnell as "Shawshank", which is a nod to another Stephen King movie, The Shawshank Redemption (1994). See more »

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After Michelle is released from jail she has nowhere to live and seems to have no money at all even though prior to being released she is told all her accounts had been frozen, not cleared out. It's unlikely that she would have lost all of her money for a crime whose jail sentence is only 5 months, particularly if she was significantly wealthy beforehand. See more »

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Michelle Darnell: Let's watch Texas Chainsaw Massacre!
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References The Shawshank Redemption (1994) See more »

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Tambourine
Written by Charles Brown, Maxx Kidd (as Carl Kidd), Swizz Beatz (as Kasseem Dean), Eve (as Eve Jeffers), Sean Garrett
Performed by Eve
Courtesy of Aftermath/Geffen Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Comedy in movies getting worse and this film proves it
20 April 2016 | by See all my reviews

TV shows: Almost every year you see a new clever comedy show like Scrubs, Simpsons, Big Bang Theory, Southpark, Malcolm in the Middle, ... You don't have to like it, but at least acknowledge that it is very clever and well written.

With movies on the other side it's a different story. Here the trend is that it is getting worse and worse. We are almost at a point where we were in the 80's.

The problem: The movies make money and as long as this is happening we will see movies like "The Boss" in the future. Or another theory - I'm getting to old for this kind of movies.


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