Widows

Left with nothing. Capable of anything.


Widows
After their husbands die, four women with nothing in common except those dead men, and the debt left behind by their criminal activities, come together to rebuild their lives. Set amid a time of turmoil in Chicago, tensions build when the women take their fate into their own hands and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.

130 minutes.
No persons under 18 (Language, Sex, Nudity, Violence, Prejudice).
Crime, Drama, Thriller, On the art circuit

Showtimes

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Credits

Cast
Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Cynthia Erivo, Colin Farrell, Brian Tyree Henry, Daniel Kaluuya, Jacki Weaver, Carrie Coon, Robert Duval, Liam Neeson
Director
Steve McQueen
ScreenplayGillian Flynn, Steve McQueen, from the book by Lynda La Plante
MusicHans Zimmer
CinematographySean Bobbitt
EditingJoe Walker
Sound formatsUnknown
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2018
Produced byRegency Enterprises, See-Saw Films, Film4, New Regency Pictures

Official Site | IMDB page | FPB Report | ScreenIt Report | CommonSenseMedia Report
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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageThe film contains frequent very strong impact language used in anger, normalised and used to demean other people or to degrade the character of others.
NudityThe film contains fairly frequent moderate to occasionally strong impact SRA with associated nudity.
SexNone (sic)
ViolenceThe film contains frequent strong impact physical violence involving bloodletting as well as depictions of domestic violence.
PrejudiceThe film contains fairly frequent moderate impact prejudice.
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsThe film contains complex and mature themes that are strong in impact and occasionally very strong, including criminality, making life-changing decisions, forming alliances, dirty politics, executing robberies, doing whatever it takes, gangsterism, women empowerment and overcoming resistance. Viewers under the age of 18 might be disturbed, distressed or upset by the themes or may suffer moral, psychological or emotional harm as the adult themes and strong to very strong elements may be overwhelming to them.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
5
Violence
5
Blood / Gore / Gross
4
Guns / Weapons
5
Profanity
5
Alcohol / Drugs
3
Smoking
1
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
4
Frightening / Tense Scenes
4
Jump Scenes
3
Tense Family Scenes
5
Music (Scary/Tense)
4
Music (Inappropriate)
4
Topics to talk about
3

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
16 +
Positive messages
2
Positive role models
2
Violence
4
Sex
4
Language
4
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
1

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

24.com
Lindsey Bahr quote iconMcQueen builds tension masterfully throughout, although is so sprawling that at times you're left wondering whether this might have been better told as a limited television series. Then again, is it worth complaining about relative brevity when done this well?
15
Metacritic.com
57 critics
17
Rottentomatoes critics
335 critics
16
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconWidows rounds up a stellar ensemble for a heist thriller that mixes popcorn entertainment with a message - and marks another artistic leap for director Steve McQueen.
18
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
16
CommonSenseMedia
Michael Ordana quote iconAbove-average crime drama has language, violence, sex.
15

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
118 users
14
Rottentomatoes users
2828 users
12
IMDB
22926 Netizens
15
The Movie DB
Community
13

Average .. 76%

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