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.
The story follows Michelle Darnell, a titan of industry who is sent to prison for insider trading, denounced by her former lover, Renault, who still holds a heavy grudge towards her for their breakup, after getting a promotion a few years ago. After doing her time, Michelle emerges, ready to re-brand herself as America's latest sweetheart, but not everyone she steamrolled is not so quick to forgive and forget. With nowhere to go and no one to scam, Michelle is forced to move in with former assistant Claire and her young daughter, Rachel. Now at her lowest point, Michelle wastes no time in devising a winner-take-all plan to rebuild her empire..
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 »
Michelle, if you can't give me a raise, I can't continue to work here.
Well, look who finally showed up to my seminar. About time, Claire, I love it. I didn't know you were listening all these years. What am I always saying?
Don't go in that room!
True. I do say that, but I also say, you want something, you gotta take it. Claire, you just took it and you grew a pair in the process.
I'm holding your earrings?
You're holding a pair of earrings, as in 2001 I paid $ 62,000 for it, and that's your raise ...
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Out-takes are shown during the closing credits. See more »
Money (That's What I Want)
Written by Berry Gordy (as Berry Gordy, Jr.), Janie Bradford
Performed by Charli XCX
Courtesy of East West Records UK Ltd.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing See more »
Funny and light-hearted
A funny light hearted comedy, the casting was well done, all complimented each other. The story plot even though far fetched, but remember it's a comedy, is entertaining. Worth seeing on cable. Melissa McCarthy is entertaining and the out-takes at the end are very funny. Better than other comedies out there.
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