The Boss

Genre:  Comedy
Running Time:  99 min.
Release Date: April 8, 2016
DVD: July 26, 2016
Netflix: July 1, 2018

Current rating: Rating: 2.40
based on 2346 votes and 52 reviews
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Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell, Peter Dinklage, Kathy Bates, Dave Bautista, Tyler Labine, Ella Anderson, Margo Martindale


Michelle Darnell (Melissa McCarthy), the wealthiest woman in America with an ego to match, is arrested for insider trading and imprisoned. When Michelle is released six months later, she has no where to go, so her bullied employee Claire (Kristen Bell), takes her in.

Michelle takes Claire's daughter Rachel to her Dandelions' meeting, where she finds out how much the girls earn by selling cookies. She decides to form her own girls' group called Darnell's Darlings, in which she teaches the girls aggressive business skills and makes a mint by having them sell brownies.

  Canadian Connection: Cast member Tyler Labine was born in Brampton, Ontario.

Director: Ben Falcone
Studio: Universal Pictures
Producer(s): Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, Chris Henchy, Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone
Screenplay: Ben Falcone, Melissa McCarthy
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  • 1 star "A visual suckfest."
  • 1 star "Maybe one of the worse movies I ever vieiwed"
  • 4 stars "So funny! Not for children under 16 because there is a lot of swearing and sexual jokes. But to an adult the jokes were tasteful and Peter Dinklage was soo funny! I wish he was in the movie more. Must see! :D"