• Widows (2018)

Widows

Release Date: November 16th, 2018

R |2 hr 8 min

Plot Summary

Veronica, Linda, Alice and Belle have nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities. Tensions soon rise when they take fate into their own hands and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.

Cast: Viola Davis, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Cynthia Erivo, Brian Tyree Henry, Daniel Kaluuya, Jacki Weaver

Director: Steve McQueen

Genres: Drama , Thriller

Production Co: 20th Century Fox, See-Saw Films

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Fionnuala HalliganScreen International

    The distinguishing, and perhaps unsurprising element - given McQueen’s strong characterisation in the past – is that each of the film’s many characters comes fully-formed. show more

  • 90
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Widows is a solid piece of genre fiction made more resonant by how its creators have bored down into its characters and sociological implications in ways specifically designed to examine some of the rotten underpinnings of business as usual. show more

  • 80
    E. Oliver WhitneyScreenCrush

    Though Widows isn’t as exceptional as McQueen’s previous work, his style elevates it well beyond any generic big studio genre film. It’s a first-rate popcorn thriller that dazzles you and gives you something thoughtful and timely to chew on. show more

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