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Bombshell (2019)

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A group of women take on Fox News head Roger Ailes and the toxic atmosphere he presided over at the network.

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Jay Roach
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlize Theron ... Megyn Kelly
Nicole Kidman ... Gretchen Carlson
Margot Robbie ... Kayla Pospisil
John Lithgow ... Roger Ailes
Allison Janney ... Susan Estrich
Malcolm McDowell ... Rupert Murdoch
Kate McKinnon ... Jess Carr
Connie Britton ... Beth Ailes
Liv Hewson ... Lily Balin
Brigette Lundy-Paine ... Julia Clarke
Rob Delaney ... Gil Norman
Mark Duplass ... Doug Brunt
Stephen Root ... Neil Mullen
Robin Weigert ... Nancy Smith
Amy Landecker ... Dianne Brandi
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Storyline

When Gretchen Carlson slaps Fox News founder Roger Ailes with a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment, not a soul could predict what would happen next. Her decision leads to Fox News correspondent Megyn Kelly coming forward with her own story, as well as multiple other women, inciting a movement that reverberates around the world. Written by Jwelch5742

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Based on a Real Scandal

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Biography | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 December 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bombshell See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$32,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$319,157, 15 December 2019

Gross USA:

$31,525,131

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$51,161,595
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Prosthetic makeup artist Kazu Hiro, responsible for the painstaking transformation of actor John Lithgow into Fox News boss Roger Ailes, had won his Academy Award for Darkest Hour (2017) after turning Gary Oldman into Winston Churchill, a character Lithgow had earlier portrayed in The Crown (2016). See more »

Quotes

Lily Balin: It says you're too sexy to be smart, but not smart enough to be sexy.
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Connections

References Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) See more »

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Arena en Las Sabanas
Written by Marc Ferrari and Michael Mcgregor
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Ignore the triggered conservatives reviewing this movie
10 January 2020 | by bernardo_almeida95See all my reviews

Ignore the conservative snowflake reviews and go watch this movie. It's a great depiction of what is today state TV - Fox News, known for its alternative facts and outright bias for all that puts the worst American president in history in good light.

Again, ignore all the 1 or 3 star reviews. Trust me, they're either Russian or they get their news from Fox "Alternative, state TV" News and from the worst American president's twitter.


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