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Widows (2018)

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Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.

Director:

Steve McQueen

Writers:

Gillian Flynn (screenplay by), Steve McQueen (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Viola Davis ... Veronica
Liam Neeson ... Harry Rawlings
Jon Bernthal ... Florek
Manuel Garcia-Rulfo ... Carlos
Coburn Goss ... Jimmy Nunn
Michelle Rodriguez ... Linda
Alejandro Verdin ... Xavy
Bailey Rhyse Walters ... Gracie (as Bailey Walters)
Elizabeth Debicki ... Alice
Carrie Coon ... Amanda
Robert Duvall ... Tom Mulligan
Colin Farrell ... Jack Mulligan
Molly Kunz ... Siobhan
James Vincent Meredith ... John / Mulligan Man
Brian Tyree Henry ... Jamal Manning
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Storyline

"Widows" is the story of four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities. Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, tensions build when Veronica (Viola Davis), Alice (Elizabeth Debicki), Linda (Michelle Rodriguez) and Belle (Cynthia Erivo) take their fate into their own hands and conspire to forge a future on their own terms. Written by Twentieth Century Fox

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Left with nothing. Capable of anything.

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language throughout, and some sexual content/nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English | Spanish | Polish

Release Date:

16 November 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Widows See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$42,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,361,307, 18 November 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$42,394,126, 14 February 2019
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Technical Specs

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Liam Neeson and Colin Farrell are both Irish actors, and this film was the first time they had worked together. They were both in the running for the role of James Bond, which eventually went to Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig respectively. See more »

Goofs

When the 'husbands' gang are surrounded and the van explodes it neatly separates into two halves and was clearly cut in two by the production crew. Real explosions are not so neat. See more »

Quotes

Alice: [to Veronica] I'm done being treated like shit. Not again. Not by you, not by anyone.
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Connections

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Soundtracks

Dice Game
Written by Antoine 'Mikey Rocks' Reed (as Antoine Reed) & Evan 'Chuck Inglish' Ingersoll (as Evan Ingersoll)
Performed by The Cool Kids
Published by I Made That Noise
Administered by Ingrooves, I'm from the Burbs, The Administration Music Publishing, New Regency Music, Inc.
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Written like a Bad Netflix Show
29 November 2018 | by jeffellis92See all my reviews

This movie dragged so much, with incredibly underdeveloped characters, unnecessary scenes, badly written dialogue, and so many bizarre, unbelievable moments. A couple people walked out halfway. I think. I lost all concept of time, and not in a good way. The only reason I'm even giving this movie a 4 is because the acting was really good. That was honestly the only redeemable aspect. The really long review on here was spot on. I honestly got more out of reading that than watching this terrible movie.


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