The Boss Movie

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Who's Involved:

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

American Dreamer, The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes  

PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie, Frozen  

Toy Story 3, Seal Team  

Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, Titanic - 25 Year Anniversary  

The Garfield Movie, Leo  

... Mike

That Burning Feeling, Escape Room  

Candy Cane Lane, 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, Mr. Right and Demolition.

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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