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{{MovieInfobox |Picture=220px-The_Kitchen_poster.jpeg |Quote= Come on Elisabeth Moss, you deserve better than this!. |Genre=Action
Drama |Directed By=Andrea Berloff |Produced By=Michael De Luca
Marcus Viscidi
Aaron L. Gilbert |Written By=Andrea Berloff |Based On=The Kitchen
by Ollie Masters
Ming Doyle |Starring=Melissa McCarthy
Tiffany Hadish
Elisabeth Moss
Domhnall Glesson |Cinematography=Maryse Alberti |Distributed By=[[mh:greatestmovies:Warner Bros.}} |Release Date=August 09, 2019 (United States) |Runtime=103 minutes |Country=United States
Canada |Language=English
Hebrew |Budget=$38 million |Box Office=$16 Million |Franchise=The Kitchen (franchise) |Prequel=N/A |Sequel=N/A }}The Kitchen is Directed by Andrea Berloff in her directional debut and also Written by Andrea Berloff. Produced by Michael De Luca and is based on the Graphic Novel of the same name.


In Hell's Kitchen in 1978, Three Woman are married to members of the Irish mob and must work together to take over from their arrested husbands.

Why It Sucks

  1. It was released when [[mh:greatestmovies:Dora and the Lost City Of Gold}} was dominating, which didn't help the box office numbers.

Redeeming Qualities

  1. Melissa McCarthy, Elizabeth Moss and Tiffany Hadish gives good performances.


Critical Response

On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 24% based on 221 reviews, with an average rating of 4.45/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "With 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." On Metacritic the film has a weighted average score of 35 out of 100, based on 42 critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews." However on Rotten TomatoesRWW the audience score is more positive reciving a 69% audience score on rotten tomatoes.

Box Office

The film didn't even make it's budget back, with only $16 million out of a $38 million budget.


  • Based on the vertigo comic which in turn is based on a DC comic.
  • This is the first major drama production for Tiffany Haddish.
  • The first live action theatrically released movie from DC to be rated R since [[mh:greatestmovies:Watchmen (2009)}}. The upcoming Joker is R rated as well, there's two R rated theatrical DC Movie releases in 2019.
  • This is not the first time Elisabeth Moss has acted in a DC Comics' adaptation, she voiced Arisia in Green Lantern: Emerald Knights and as a little girl named Kimmy for Batman: The Animated Series.
  • Bill Camp appeared in this film and Joker (2019), which were released within a two months of each other. Both films are DC Comics adaptations.



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