Widows Movie

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2018 | R | Thriller Heist

Four women who team up to complete a heist. more

Release DateU.S.

Widows will be released on
Friday, November 16, 2018 Nationwide Release

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DIRECTOR

Steve McQueen

Screenwriter

Steve McQueen
Gillian Flynn

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R for violence, language throughout, and some sexual content/nudity

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From Academy Award-winning director Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave) and co-writer and bestselling author Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl) comes a blistering, modern-day thriller set against the backdrop of crime, passion and corruption. Widows is the story of four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities. Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, tensions build when Veronica (OscarĀ® winner Viola Davis), Linda (Michelle Rodriguez), Alice (Elizabeth Debicki) and Belle (Cynthia Erivo) take their fate into their own hands and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on the 1980s British TV series written by Lynda La Plante.
  • The film adaptation will be contemporary and set in a U.S. city. The script calls for four female leads: two black, one white and one Latina (Hollywood Reporter, 9/27/16).

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