The wives of New York gangsters in 1970s Manhattan continue to operate their husbands' rackets after they're locked up in prison.
Kathy (Melissa McCarthy – ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’) is a devoted mother of two whose initial reluctance to enter the criminal domain is eventually diminished by her deft abilities; Ruby (Tiffany Haddish) is an outsider in an Irish community who seeks self-sufficiency once her husband is not around to protect her; and Claire (Elisabeth Moss – ‘Handmaid’s Tale’) simply falls in love with the violence of her new life.
These three housewives are left with little but a sharp axe to grind, the ladies take the Irish mafia's matters into their own hands - proving unexpectedly adept at everything from running the rackets to taking out the competition... literally. Written and directed by Andrea Berloff, in her directorial debut.
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