Widows (2018 movie)

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Directed bySteve McQueen
Screenplay by
Based onWidows
by Lynda La Plante
Produced by
CinematographySean Bobbitt
Edited byJoe Walker
Music byHans Zimmer
Distributed by
Release dates
  • September 8, 2018 (2018-09-08) (TIFF)
  • November 6, 2018 (2018-11-06) (United Kingdom)
  • November 16, 2018 (2018-11-16) (United States)
Running time
130 minutes[1]
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
Budget$42 million[2]
Box office$76 million[2]

Widows is a 2018 heist movie directed by Steve McQueen.[3]

The movie is about four Chicago women who tried to steal $5 million from the home of a local politician in order to pay back a crime boss from whom $2 million was stolen by the women's husbands before they were killed in a botched getaway attempt.

It stars Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Cynthia Erivo, Colin Farrell, Brian Tyree Henry, Daniel Kaluuya, Jacki Weaver, Carrie Coon, Robert Duvall, and Liam Neeson.

Widows was theatrically released in the United Kingdom on November 6, 2018 and in the United States on November 16, by 20th Century Fox. The movie had strong positive reviews.[4][5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "WIDOWS (15)". 20th Century Fox Film Co. Ltd. British Board of Film Classification. Archived from the original on October 13, 2018. Retrieved October 9, 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Widows (2018)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  3. "Widows: Viola Davis sparkles in this superb modern noir". RTE. 5 November 2018.
  4. "Widows review round-up: Steve McQueen's heist film is a 'ferociously entertaining crowd-pleaser'". Firstpost. September 11, 2018. Retrieved November 6, 2018.
  5. Fujitani, Ryan (November 21, 2018). "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Could Use a Bit More Magic". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved November 15, 2018.