R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.
Composer Hans Zimmer worked briefly on the original Widows (1983) TV series, as an assistant to the show's composer Stanley Myers.
Now the best thing we have going for us, is being who we are.
Alice: Why ?
Veronica: Because no-one thinks we have the balls to pull this off.
When the 'husbands' gang are surrounded and the van explodes it neatly separates into two halves and was clearly cut in two by the production crew. Real explosions are not so neat.
English, Spanish, Polish
$12,361,307 (USA) (18 November 2018)
$42,270,833 (USA) (17 January 2019)