The Kitchen


The Kitchen
The wives of New York gangsters in Hell’s Kitchen in the 1970s continue to operate their husbands’ rackets after they’re locked up in prison. The film is based on the “Vertigo” comic book series.

103 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Sex, Violence, Prejudice, Drug abuse).
Action, Crime, Drama, Female interest, On the art circuit

Showtimes

Off to cause some mayhem...
Off to cause some mayhem...

Credits

Cast
Elisabeth Moss, Melissa McCarthy, Domhnall Gleeson, Tiffany Haddish, Margo Martindale, Jeremy Bobb, James Badge Dale, Common
Director
Andrea Berloff
ScreenplayAndrea Berloff, from the comics by Ollie Masters, Ming Doyle
MusicBryce Dessner
CinematographyMaryse Alberti
EditingChristopher Tellefsen
Made in2019
Produced byBRON Studios, Creative Wealth Media Finance, DC Vertigo, Michael De Luca Productions, New Line Cinema

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

GenreCrime drama
LanguageIt is frequent, sustained and of strong impact and justified within context, the Mob storyline.
NudityNone
SexNone (sic)
ViolenceIt is frequent, realistic and glamourised violence with a strong impact.
PrejudiceIt is frequent and is moderate impact which is justified through the context, dramatic context and time period.
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone (sic)
CommentsContains scenes with Imitative Acts and Techniques.
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.

USA MPAA rating

R: RestrictedRated R for violence, language throughout and some sexual content
Runtime102
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
4
Violence
5
Blood / Gore / Gross
4
Guns / Weapons
5
Profanity
5
Alcohol / Drugs
4
Smoking
3
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
5
Frightening / Tense Scenes
4
Jump Scenes
4
Tense Family Scenes
5
Music (Scary/Tense)
3
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
5

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
16 +
Positive messages
2
Positive role models
1
Violence
4
Sex
3
Language
5
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
4

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Metacritic.com
40 critics
7
Rottentomatoes critics
151 critics
9
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconWith three talented leads struggling to prop up a sagging story, The Kitchen is a jumbled crime thriller in urgent need of some heavy-duty renovation.
4
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
10
CommonSenseMedia
Sandie Angulo Chen quote iconFabulous cast wasted in disappointing, violent misfire.
5

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
17 users
9
Rottentomatoes users
1698 users
14
Rottentomatoes popcornmeter
Popcornmeter
14
IMDB
1548 Netizens
10
The Movie DB
Community
12

Average .. 47%

9

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