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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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8 April 2016 (USA)  »

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

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

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Michelle Darnell: Let's watch Texas Chainsaw Massacre!
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I Want to Know What Love Is
Written by Mick Jones (as Michael L. Jones)
Performed by Foreigner
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film and TV Licensing
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Please ... Don't Waste Your Time or Money!
11 April 2016 | by See all my reviews

I was ready for a fun, entertaining comedy and it failed at every level. Melissa and her hubby should not ever collaborate on a venture again, the writing and execution was forced which did not flow. We love Melissa, however she should have taken her concept to a professional writer. Peter Dinklage did not deliver which was completely surprising considering his career performance with Game of Thrones. For the most part he looked like he was in pain in all his scenes. I'm sorry to say, it is not even worth a future video rental. This is the first review I have written, I want to save you the pain! I wish I would have read reviews before spending my time and money. Let's wish Melissa a better script for any future movies, as this was a pure dud.


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