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Set in contemporary Chicago, amidst 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.

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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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"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

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Left with nothing. Capable of anything.


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

Release Date:

16 November 2018 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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$40,000,000 (estimated)
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Color

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2.39 : 1
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Both Jon And Garett have appeared in one of AMC's "The Walking Dead" shows. See more »

Quotes

Jack Mulligan: What I've learned from men like my father and your husband is that you reap what you sow.
Veronica: Let's hope so.
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Average at Best
6 November 2018 | by mickmcc1234See all my reviews

If you are looking for a drama then this is it, the acting is fairly well done. It just is a little all over the place sound track feels like it wants to be like a type of heat film which it is not. Not any action scenes and not much violence. pretty m7ch a drag to be honest.


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