The Boss is rated MA and is a comedy film starring Melissa McCarthy as a businesswoman extraordinaire. It is Rated MA because it contains brief drug use and profanity. It runs for 1 hour and 39 minutes.

Michelle Darnell (Melissa McCarthy) is the “47th richest woman in America.” How? Well, it all started when she was growing up in an orphanage. She was repeatedly paired up with possible adoptive families who all rejected her and sent her back. After multiple rejections Michelle becomes bitter and decides she doesn’t need anybody. As a result, she uses that as the fire to single-handedly push her way to the top by channelling her feelings of loneliness and rejection to financial success. However, things slowly decline for Michelle after her former lover Renault (Peter Dinklage) gets her sent to prison for insider trading. When she gets out of jail, she is broke, alone, hated and homeless. Left with no choice, she alludes herself into the life of her ex-assistant, Claire (Kristen Bell) and her daughter Rachel (Ella Anderson). While living with them, Michelle find out Claire makes amazing brownies and decides to create a business. She recruits local girl scouts to sell the brownies, which becomes very successful.

Melissa McCarthy is hilarious. She played her role quite well just like in her previous movies Bridesmaids, Heat, and Spy. But there’s also no denying that she can do more than what she did in this movie. The other characters in the movie did well too, although some of them were a bit weird (you’ll understand when you see the movie). The director of the movie also happens to be Ben Falcone (Melissa McCarthy’s husband). McCarthy also happens to have written and produced this as well. The plot was fine apart from the fact that the plot was more than a bit predictable.

The movie was funny and parts made me laugh. However, the regular use of explicit language grew tiresome. Filthy doesn’t automatically mean that it’s funny. There were also some weird and questionable scenes that would make you go WTF but in a good way.

Overall it was okay. Although it wasn’t amazing, it wasn’t terrible. It was just an okay movie. It isn’t a movie I would go out of my way to see it’s great to just pass time. I’d give it a six out of ten.