Horrible Bosses (2011)



Critic Consensus: It's nasty, uneven, and far from original, but thanks to a smartly assembled cast that makes the most of a solid premise, Horrible Bosses works.

Movie Info

For Nick (Jason Bateman), Kurt (Jason Sudeikis) and Dale (Charlie Day), the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grind their intolerable bosses (Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell, Jennifer Aniston) into dust. Quitting is not an option, so, with the benefit of a few-too-many drinks and some dubious advice from a hustling ex-con (Jamie Foxx), the three friends devise a convoluted and seemingly foolproof plan to rid themselves of their respective employers... permanently. … More

Rating: R (for crude and sexual content, pervasive language and some drug material)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Jonathan Goldstein, Jonathan M. Goldstein, John Francis Daley, Michael Markowitz
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 30, 2011
Box Office: $117.5M
Warner Bros. Pictures - Official Site


Jason Bateman

as Nick Hendricks
Kevin Spacey

as Dave Harken
Jennifer Aniston

as Dr. Julia Harris
Jason Sudeikis

as Kurt Buckman
Charlie Day

as Dale Arbus
Jamie Foxx

as Dean 'MF' Jones
Colin Farrell

as Bobby Pellit
Donald Sutherland

as Jack Pellit
Julie Bowen

as Rhonda Harken
Isaiah Mustafa

as Officer Wilkens
P.J. Byrne

as Kenny Sommerfeldeld
Wendell Pierce

as Suspicious Cop
Ron White

as Suspicious Cop
Ioan Gruffudd

as Wetwork Man
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Critic Reviews for Horrible Bosses

All Critics (207) | Top Critics (46)

A ramshackle assembly of recycled characters and conflicting tones, duct-taped together at odd angles.

Full Review… | December 30, 2011
Philadelphia Weekly

This vulgar comedy is mediocre at best with some fun performances but few jokes that actually work.

Full Review… | December 30, 2011
Big Hollywood

With this cast, and this concept, it's just a shame that "Horrible Bosses" pulls up just when it should be taking off.

Full Review… | December 30, 2011

A star-studded black comedy for anyone who's ever fantasised about killing their boss.

Full Review… | December 30, 2011
Concrete Playground

Horrible Bosses is very funny and features a great cast that exudes wonderful chemistry.

Full Review… | December 30, 2011
We Got This Covered

Colin Farrell is a comedy genius.

Full Review… | December 30, 2011
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