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3.2 of 5 from 856 ratings
2h 5min
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Synopsis:
From Academy Award Winner Steve McQueen, the director of '12 Years a Slave', and from Gillian Flynn, the writer of 'Gone Girl', comes a powerful thriller with a stellar cast, including Oscar Winner Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki and Cynthia Erivo. Four women - with nothing in common except a debt left by their dead husbands' criminal acts - conspire to take fate into their own hands. Also featuring Colin Farrell, Robert Duvall and Liam Neeson, Widows delivers explosive action and gripping suspense!
Actors:
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Directors:
Steve McQueen
Producers:
Iain Canning, Steve McQueen, Arnon Milchan, Emile Sherman
Writers:
Gillian Flynn, Steve McQueen
Studio:
20th Century Fox
Genres:
Top 100 Films, Drama, Thrillers
BBFC:
Release Date:
18/03/2019
Run Time:
125 minutes
Languages:
English, English Audio Description
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 2.39:1
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Plotting the Heist: The Story
  • Gallery
  • Theatrical Trailer
BBFC:
Release Date:
18/03/2019
Run Time:
125 minutes
Languages:
English, English Audio Description
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 2.39:1
Colour:
Colour
BLU-RAY Regions:
B
Bonus:
  • Widows Unmasked: A Chicago Story (3-Part Documentary)
  • Plotting the Heist: The Story
  • Assembling the Crew: Production
  • The Scene of the Crime: Locations Gallery
  • Theatrical Trailer
BBFC:
Release Date:
18/03/2019
Run Time:
125 minutes
Languages:
English, English Audio Description
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 2.39:1
Colour:
Colour
BLU-RAY Regions:
B

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Reviews (15) of Widows

Awful, overlong, over-rated, unbelievable, race/gender-obsessed film - TV Widows from 80s was better - Widows review by PV

Spoiler Alert
28/03/2019

Some points about this movie which has got great reviews from the usual pc virtue-signally critics who feel they have to give a film by a black director with black actors and women starring a brilliant rating and reviews.

Unfortunately, this is a rubbish film. The massively over-rated director is only matched by the over-rated Viola David who is UTTERLY unbelievable in the role she plays. Liam Neeson's wife? Yeah right. This mixed marriage race thing may be a novelty in the mainly segregated USA but it's old hat in the UK.

Making women the bank robbers is also old hat - it was done in the far better original 1983 TV series which I watched at the time, back when it WAS a novelty (even though NO real life bank robbers are female - the wives and girlfriends just get the cash as hubbies go to prison lol!)

This is basically polemic about gender and race, box-ticking like crazy, with a few unbelievable twists and some US corrupt Chicago politics chucked in to try to give depth.

Just awful. Also boring and overlong.

If you want to watch a GREAT heist movie then rent out SEXY BEAST; if you want a better so-so heist film then get THE HATTON GARDEN JOB. This movie of WIDOWS is rash masquerading as social statement about race and gender. If this is the future of film-making, I shall not be visiting the cinema much again (and ticket sales 26% down since Hollywood became obsessed with churning our race/gender-obsessed movies galore).

1 star. Dreadful trash.

3 out of 13 members found this review helpful.

Tv is better - Widows review by KN

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08/05/2019

Why this is highly rated is beyond me. Unexceptional dialogue and acting . No interesting plot devices but above all boring. I remember enjoying the tv series in the eighties and it’s probably dated but I imagine it’s superior to this twaddle. There are scenes that insult your intelligence.

1 out of 1 members found this review helpful.

Loose - Widows review by NI

Spoiler Alert
09/05/2019

Good in parts but veered away from main plot line too much. I didn't find any of the main characters appealing and Robert Duvall was wasted in an irrelevant role. Sorry Gillian but the dialogue was poor.

0 out of 0 members found this review helpful.

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