The Boss

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"Watch your assets"
  • R
  • 2016
  • 5.4  (48,499)
  • 40

The Boss, a 2016 comedy film starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell, and Peter Dinklage, tells the story of Michelle Darnell (Melissa McCarthy), a wealthy businesswoman who is sent to prison for insider trading. After serving her sentence, Michelle is left completely broke and struggling to get back on her feet. Determined to regain her status as a successful entrepreneur, Michelle approaches her former assistant Claire (Kristen Bell) for help. Together, they start a brownie-making business with the hopes of becoming millionaires. With the help of a group of young girls, they soon become a huge success, but Michelle's past comes back to haunt her when her rival and former lover (Peter Dinklage) starts sabotaging her business.

Throughout the movie, audiences will be entertained by the witty banter and hilarious situations that Melissa McCarthy's character finds herself in. Her performance as the brash, foul-mouthed Michelle Darnell is both hilarious and endearing, making audiences both laugh and root for her at the same time.

Kristen Bell's portrayal of Claire is equally charming, as she struggles to balance her loyalty to Michelle with her own desires and ambitions. Meanwhile, Peter Dinklage plays the ruthless rival character to perfection, adding a layer of tension and drama to the otherwise light-hearted comedy.

Despite the over-the-top humor and slapstick situations, The Boss also explores themes of friendship, loyalty, and redemption. Michelle may be a flawed character, but she ultimately learns the value of true friends and the importance of humility.

Overall, The Boss is a hilarious and heartwarming comedy that showcases the talents of its talented cast. Fans of Melissa McCarthy's comedy will not be disappointed, and the film's uplifting message will leave audiences feeling both entertained and inspired.

The Boss is a 2016 comedy. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.4 and a MetaScore of 40.

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