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Like a Boss (2020)

R | | Comedy | 10 January 2020 (USA)
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Two friends with very different ideals start a beauty company together. One is more practical while the other wants to earn her fortune and live a lavish lifestyle.

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Miguel Arteta

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Sam Pitman (screenplay by), Adam Cole-Kelly (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Salma Hayek ... Claire Luna
Rose Byrne ... Mel Carter
Tiffany Haddish ... Mia
Billy Porter ... Barrett
Jennifer Coolidge ... Sydney
Catherine Parker ... Receptionist
Ari Graynor ... Angela
Ryan Hansen ... Greg
Jessica St. Clair
Karan Soni ... Josh
Jimmy O. Yang ... Ron
Melissa Kennemore ... Birthday Girl
Vanessa Merrell ... Lux
Mallory Mckenzie ... Stand in - Rose Byrne LA unit
Melissa Saint-Amand ... Jess
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Two friends with very different ideals start a beauty company together. One is more practical while the other wants to earn her fortune and live a lavish lifestyle.

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Taglines:

The world of beauty is about to get ugly.

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, crude sexual material, and drug use | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 January 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Like a Boss See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$29,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,011,272, 12 January 2020

Gross USA:

$17,593,588

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$18,654,755
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Marks the second collaboration between Rose Byrne and Jessica St. Clair. The first being Bridesmaids (2011). See more »

Quotes

Mia: Don't worry your little head about it.
Claire Luna: My head isn't little. It's just that my breasts are humangous.
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Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Like a Boss/Just Mercy (2020) See more »

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If I have to think about it, it's not really funny.
10 January 2020 | by subxerogravitySee all my reviews

It has it funny moments and it's a great message, but it's not that impressive. Tiffany Haddish and Rose Byrne don't have the chemistry needed to pull of this movie off about two best friends since childhood stating a business. Byrne always seemed out of place in this Haddish vehicle and oddly enough Haddish seemed out of place in her own vechicle. It feels like she's holding back what makes everyone want to see her. It's like Haddish at one instead of eleven. Jennifer Cooledge suffers from the same thing. I did not get the full on Coolledge I was going for when I saw her that she was In The flick. Selma Hayek works as the villain but it's only a workable performance she did not make me laugh. Give it up to Billy Porter who tried to steel the scene when he was in it and in some cases he did. I'll say Like A Boss was worth the effort but I'll also say try to catch it when it's on a streaming service.


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