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The Kitchen (2019)

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The wives of New York gangsters in Hell's Kitchen in the 1970s continue to operate their husbands' rackets after they're locked up in prison.

Director:

Andrea Berloff

Writers:

Andrea Berloff, Ollie Masters (based on the comic book series created for DC Vertigo by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Melissa McCarthy ... Kathy Brennan
Tiffany Haddish ... Ruby O'Carroll
Elisabeth Moss ... Claire Walsh
Domhnall Gleeson ... Gabriel O'Malley
James Badge Dale ... Kevin O'Carroll
Brian d'Arcy James ... Jimmy Brennan
Jeremy Bobb ... Rob Walsh
Margo Martindale ... Helen O'Carroll
Bill Camp ... Alfonso Coretti
Common ... Gary Silvers
E.J. Bonilla ... Gonzalo Martinez
Myk Watford ... Little Jackie Quinn
Wayne Duvall ... Larry - Kathy's Father
Pamela Dunlap ... Mary - Kathy's Mother
John Sharian ... Duffy
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Storyline

The wives of New York gangsters in Hell's Kitchen in the 1970s continue to operate their husbands' rackets after they're locked up in prison.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

This is Andrea Berloff's directorial feature film debut. See more »

Goofs

At the 12:34 mark when Elisabeth Moss' character leaves the diner, an address number next door shows 6920. That shows that the shot was nowhere near Hell's Kitchen. (Actually it's 3rd avenue in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.) See more »

Quotes

Kathy Brennan: Bunch of men that have forgotten what family means.
Ruby O'Carroll: So we remind them.
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Crazy Credits

Retro-style versions of the Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema logos are used, suiting the film's 1970s setting. See more »

Connections

Featured in Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: The Kitchen (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show)
Written by James Dean and John Glover
Performed by Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr.
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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Poorly written and directed
11 August 2019 | by productions-67945See all my reviews

Lots of talented actors wasted. Act 3, probably because a competent director was brought in to pinch hit, showed some signs of being an actual movie, but this train wreck was to far gone by that point. The below the line work was excellent. Give this one a pass.


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USA | Canada

Language:

English | Hebrew

Release Date:

9 August 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Kitchen See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$38,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,527,410, 11 August 2019

Gross USA:

$12,180,032

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,980,032
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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