Four women who team up to complete a heist.
U.S. Release DateWidows release date was Friday, November 16, 2018. This was a Nationwide in theaters release.
On DVD & Blu-ray Estimated; not officialMarch 2019
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Rating MPAAR 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 (Oscar® 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).