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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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Won 1 Oscar. Another 21 wins & 51 nominations. See more awards »

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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 Mullin
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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Trivia

Elisabeth Rohm and Robin Weigert were also together in the Law & Order episode Seer. See more »

Quotes

Jess Carr: You have to adopt the mentality of an Irish street cop: the world is a bad place, people are lazy morons, minorities are criminals, sex is sick but interesting. Ask yourself, what would scare my grandmother or piss off my grandfather? And that's a Fox story.
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Marie's Blues
Written by Rikki Caine
Courtesy of De Wolfe Music USA, Inc.
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Sensitive Politics
17 December 2019 | by justinmaikranzSee all my reviews

People rating it low clearly are sensitive to anything that might hurt their news outlets feelings. Fox news is garbage like all main stream media. Your side isnt any better just labeled differently. You arent special and their is no need to cry about this movie.


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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:

$31,762,808

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$59,636,523
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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