Widows Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 5071

Average Rating: 2.8/4

# of Ratings: 10

Theatrical Release Date: 11/16/2018

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 02/05/2019

Language: English

Genre: Crime, Drama

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Steve McQueen

Actors: Elizabeth Debicki, Viola Davis, Cynthia Erivo, Michelle Rodriguez, Liam Neeson, Colin Farrell

Plot: In present day Chicago four women have nothing in common, save for one thing: a debt left behind following their respective husbands' criminal activities. Despite the danger it presents, they will come together, form a plan and forge their own future. -- Chris Kavan

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LIFF32 (2018) #2

Matthew Brady - wrote on 11/13/2018

“May a man live well-enough and long-enough, to leave many joyful widows behind him.”

Remember Ocean's 8? Nah, neither do I.

‘Widows’ is an outstanding crime drama from director Steve McQueen. A female driven movie that doesn't glorify itself as such. It's smart and compelling - emotional roller coaster through out. The themes of corruption, politicians, sexism, race relations, privileges, and greed that mirrors society we know. I was hooked from start till finish.

Steve McQueen took something that could’ve been a generic mainstream heist movie, but made it so refreshing. Just like ‘First Man’, it’s a complete departure from his other work, but isn’t too different where you can’t believe he directed it. Plenty of long shots, especially how he directed a freestyle rap with the …

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