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Proud Mary (2018)

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Mary (Taraji P. Henson) is a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad.

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Mary (Taraji P. Henson) is a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad.

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Killing for the man every night and day. See more »

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

12 January 2018 (USA)  »

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Gururlu Mary  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,959,053, 14 January 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$20,868,638, 4 March 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$18,454,068, 26 January 2018
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2.35 : 1
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This film reunites Danny Glover and Margaret Avery, who starred together in The Color Purple (1985). See more »

Quotes

Mary: Newsflash, asshole! I am the mothering type!
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Soundtracks

Papa Was a Rollin' Stone
Written by Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong
Performed by The Temptations
Courtesy of Motown Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Solid Action Flick
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Proud Mary (2018)

This is an action thriller film that follows successful hit-woman working for an organized crime family in Boston. However, her life is completely shifted when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes wrong and she leaves the boy orphaned. It stars Taraji P. Henson, Billy Brown, Danny Glover, Neal McDonough, Xander Berkeley, Margaret Avery, and Jahi Di'Allo Winston. The film received negative reviews from critics and only grossed $21 million, but those who did watch the film generally enjoyed it. This film was misjudged by Hollywood critics like most films are today. Gone are the days a film can be what it is without it being criticized for its genre's tropes. This need for films to be everything but what they are is destroying film making. Filmakers are trying to hard to please everyone, but the actual people who watch the films. This is an action film and nothing more. A pretty good action film as well. Let it be that simple.


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