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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.

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Steve McQueen

Writers:

Gillian Flynn (screenplay by), Steve McQueen (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 14 wins & 73 nominations. See more awards »

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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:

$42,402,632, 21 February 2019
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The film has two Academy Award winners: Robert Duvall and Viola Davis; and three Academy Award Nominees: Liam Neeson, Jacki Weaver and Daniel Kaluuya. Additionally, Davis, Duvall, and Colin Farrell have all won a Golden Globe. See more »

Goofs

It is not possible to have a sauna with jewelry. The pieces of metal, specially good conductive materials as gold, silver, platinum and so on, gets hotter and hotter and it produces burns. See more »

Quotes

Linda: If this thing goes wrong, I just want my kids to know that I didn't sit there and take it. I did something.
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Soundtracks

Wild Child
Written by Blackie Lawless (as Steve Duren) & Chris Holmes
Performed by W.A.S.P.
Published by Concord Music Publishing
Courtesy of Snapper Music Ltd.
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good execution for a good story. good all right?
27 January 2019 | by ariqakbarSee all my reviews

I see a really long review when i want to do the same thing, talking about plot i guess. well for me it's good action movie. has a good twist not to great but enough for action movie who close to his background story. i like there's a couple problem that going on and the movie finish it very quick. not that quick if we talk about 2 hour. i mean the story it self, it's good. try to think how their finish that much story in 2 hours. not perfect but they doing a good job

they got a really good cast here doing each of main role. i like that they still making a mistake in that last operation, still not sure about every decesion. fit the story that they do never doing this. it's good point for me. it just kinda weird seeing Liam Neeson be a bad guy. hhaha

and i loved how the 'revenge' portion in this movie. honestly, it really good. for me tho


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