08.13.2019

Why Audiences Rejected The Kitchen With McCarthy, Haddish

Why Audiences Rejected The Kitchen With McCarthy, Haddish Photo Courtesy Warner Brothers
The Kitchen” couldn’t take the heat.

Burned by negative reviews and pitched competition, Warner Bros. and New Line’s heist thriller — starring Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss — opened with a dismal $5.5 million when it debuted in 2,765 theaters. The people who did venture out to see the film this weekend weren’t all that enthused, giving it a mediocre B- CinemaScore, signaling that word-of-mouth might not bode well for “The Kitchen” in weeks to come.

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