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The Boss (2016)

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A titan of industry is sent to prison after she's caught insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America's latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget.

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Ben Falcone
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Melissa McCarthy ... Michelle Darnell
Kristen Bell ... Claire
Peter Dinklage ... Renault
Ella Anderson ... Rachel
Tyler Labine ... Mike Beals
Kathy Bates ... Ida Marquette
Cecily Strong ... Dana Dandridge
Mary Sohn Mary Sohn ... Jan Keller
Kristen Schaal ... Scout Leader Sandy
Eva Peterson ... Chrystal
Timothy Simons ... Stephan (as Tim Simons)
Aleandra Newcomb ... Mariana
Annie Mumolo ... Helen
Presley Coley ... Hannah
Dax Shepard ... Kyle (as Dax Shephard)
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Storyline

The story follows Michelle Darnell, a titan of industry who is sent to prison for insider trading, denounced by her former lover, Renault, who still holds a heavy grudge towards her for their breakup, after getting a promotion a few years ago. After doing her time, Michelle emerges, ready to re-brand herself as America's latest sweetheart, but not everyone she steamrolled is not so quick to forgive and forget. With nowhere to go and no one to scam, Michelle is forced to move in with former assistant Claire and her young daughter, Rachel. Now at her lowest point, Michelle wastes no time in devising a winner-take-all plan to rebuild her empire..

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

12 | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 April 2016 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

La jefa See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$29,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,586,645, 10 April 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$63,034,755, 12 June 2016
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

A TV spot featured a cameo by WWE wrestler Dave Bautista as a Dandelions mentor who gets punched in the plums by Michelle. See more »

Goofs

Claire's apartment building has a street number "9855" painted over the door but the actual address numbers (3101-3105) were left on the glass door. See more »

Quotes

Claire: Michelle, you gotta get out of the bathroom. I'm already late for work and Rachel's gonna be late for school.
Michelle Darnell: Well, I'm going as fast as I can. You're welcome to come in.
Claire: [Opening the door to find Michelle applying self-tanning spray] Fine, but we gotta get on the schedule if you're gonna be here. Oh, my God! Close your robe!
Michelle Darnell: No, absolutely not! I'm self-tanning and my legs are still wet.
Claire: I can see your vagina.
Michelle Darnell: Well, congratulations and you're welcome. You know, I had it rejuvenated in 2010. ...
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Crazy Credits

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10 May 2017 | by felicialvSee all my reviews

Melissa McCarthy is hilarious... This movie is better than its rating. Yes there are things that would never happen and people gripe about that but this isn't a freaking documentary it's a comedy. It's supposed to be a bit ridiculous. It's a good movie if you want a laugh. I'm looking forward to the next one written by her and Ben Falcone.


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