The Boss Movie

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Who's Involved:

Melissa McCarthy, Will Ferrell, Kristen Schaal, Tyler Labine, Kristen Bell, Adam McKay, Peter Dinklage, Kathy Bates, Ben Falcone, Timothy Simons, Cecily Strong

Release Date:

Friday, April 8, 2016 Nationwide

sexual content, language and brief drug use
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

Melissa McCarthy headlines The Boss as a titan of industry who is sent to prison after she’s caught for 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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Who stars in The Boss: Cast List

The Little Mermaid, The Heat  

The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, The Croods: A New Age  

The People We Hate at the Wedding, CHiPs  

My Spy, The Bob's Burgers Movie  

Titanic, Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret  

Garfield, The Bronze  

... Mike

Best Man Down, Escape Room  

Home Sweet Home Alone, The Interview  

Who's making The Boss: Crew List

A look at the The Boss behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Ben Falcone last directed Thunder Force and Superintelligence. The film's writer Melissa McCarthy last wrote Life of the Party and Tammy.


Ben Falcone


Ben Falcone
Will Ferrell
Melissa McCarthy
Adam McKay

Production: What we know about The Boss?

Key Facts

  1. Based on an original character created by Melissa McCarthy and on a story hatched by Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2015 - October: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2015 - June: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  3. 2015 - January: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.
  4. 2013 - February: The film was set to Announced  status.

The Boss Release Date: When was the film released?

The Boss was a Nationwide release in 2016 on Friday, April 8, 2016. There were 12 other movies released on the same date, including Hardcore Henry, Hush and Mr. Right.

The Boss DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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The Boss was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 .

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