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Late Night (2019)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 14 June 2019 (USA)
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A late-night talk-show host suspects that she may soon lose her long-running show.

Director:

Nisha Ganatra

Writer:

Mindy Kaling (screenplay by)
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Mindy Kaling Wins the IMDb STARmeter Award

The cast of Late Night chats about the film, and IMDb Founder and CEO Col Needham presents the 2019 STARmeter Award in the Fan Favorite Category to star Mindy Kaling at Sundance.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emma Thompson ... Katherine Newbury
Mindy Kaling ... Molly Patel
John Lithgow ... Walter Lovell
Hugh Dancy ... Charlie Fain
Reid Scott ... Tom Campbell
Denis O'Hare ... Brad
Max Casella ... Burditt
Paul Walter Hauser ... Mancuso
John Early ... Reynolds
Jia Patel ... Pavarti
Luke Slattery ... Hayes Campbell
Ike Barinholtz ... Daniel Tennant
Marc Kudisch ... Billy Kastner
Amy Ryan ... Caroline Morton
Megalyn Echikunwoke ... Robin (as Megalyn Euchikunwoke)
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Storyline

Katherine Newbury (Emma Thompson) is a pioneer and legendary host on the late-night talk-show circuit. When she's accused of being a "woman who hates women," she puts affirmative action on the to-do list, and --presto!--Molly (Mindy Kaling) is hired as the one woman in Katherine's all-male writers' room. But Molly might be too little too late, as the formidable Katherine also faces the reality of low ratings and a network that wants to replace her. Wanting to prove she's not merely a diversity hire who's disrupting the comfort of the brotherhood, Molly is determined to help Katherine revitalize her show and career--and possibly effect even bigger change at the same time.

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They're giving comedy a rewrite.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout and some sexual references | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 June 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Late Night See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$246,305, 9 June 2019, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$5,568,462, 16 June 2019
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Mindy Kaling wrote the role of Katherine specifically for Emma Thompson See more »

Quotes

Daniel Tennant: [Doing stand-up] So, I was watching 'Game Of Thrones' with my girlfriend and she goes "Oh, it's so unfair: only the women are getting naked." So I whipped out my nuts and she's like "oh my god, nuts!"
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References The Lead with Jake Tapper (2013) See more »

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Great for Mindy Fans
6 June 2019 | by skatermoon1992See all my reviews

I don't give a lot of reviews on here, but looking at how low the rating is and how much I enjoyed the movie, I had to give one. I'll just go ahead and state I think there is a very specific subset of people who will not enjoy this movie: white men. What I can say from not being either of those categories is that I felt very empowered after watching it. There's plenty of laughs and a lot of heart. You can tell the cast enjoyed working on it. If you're a fan of Mindy in general, you'll love this film. I also liked seeing a different side to Emma Thompson. Overall, a fun film to see with friends, or a date night if you're SO doesn't suffer from fragile masculinity.


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