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Synopsis

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.

Cast

  • Melissa McCarthy
  • Tiffany Haddish
  • Elisabeth Moss
  • Domhnall Gleeson
  • James Badge Dale
  • Brian d'Arcy James
  • Jeremy Bobb
  • Margo Martindale
  • Bill Camp
  • Common

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Trivia

  • This is Andrea Berloff's directorial feature film debut.
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Goofs

  • At the 12:34 mark when Elisabeth Moss' character leaves the diner, an address number next door shows 6920. That shows that the shot was nowhere near Hell's Kitchen. (Actually it's 3rd avenue in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.)

Quotes

    • Kathy Brennan: Bunch of men that have forgotten what family means.
    • Ruby O'Carroll: So we remind them.
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#greatcast
#surprising
#clever

I liked this movie because of the entertainment value. For this flick, one might say, "Only in the movies," simply because there were some elements about it that made it totally unrealistic! However, I think that when movies are like that sometimes (for example, this one), it makes it more exciting and/or captivating, versus becoming flat out stupida! I can genuinely say that I really liked the cast as well, because the acting was very good.

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Jennifer H
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#greatcast

Not sure why this got so much hate but I believe it was a serviceable crime movie.

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Metacritic

50
Aug 7, 2019

What's missing in this Kitchen is heat. A B-movie summer diversion at best, it's more a collection of genre tropes than an involving crime drama.

Metacritic review by Sheri Linden
Sheri Linden
The Hollywood Reporter
50
Aug 7, 2019

The Kitchen may prove to be a meaningful time-capsule document, but is far less successful as broad entertainment.

Metacritic review by Tim Grierson
Tim Grierson
Screen International
20
Aug 7, 2019

I felt resentful of my own feelings of gratitude while watching The Kitchen, a joyless and exhausting movie that squanders the talents of a dream trio: McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish, and Elisabeth Moss.

Metacritic review by Inkoo Kang
Inkoo Kang
Slate