Bad Moms debuted on July 19, 2016, in New York City. It was theatrically distributed by STXfilms on July 29, 2016. The film garnered mixed reviews from its critics. Despite this, the film was a commercial success. It garnered a total of $183.9 million against a production budget of $22 million. It made a record as the first STX film to gross over $100 million in the U.S. Bad Moms received one award from two nominations at the People’s Choice Awards. Review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes gave the film an average approval rating of 58% based on 152 reviews. On Metacritic, Bad Moms also earned an average score 60/100 based on 33 critics. Market research firm CinemaScore reported a relatively high grade of A based on the audiences it polled. The film had been in development since 2015 when Lucas and Moore were announced to direct an untitled all-female lead cast. During its development, Leslie Mann was attached to the project as one of the lead cast, but she had to drop it due to scheduling project. A sequel to Bad Moms was released on November 1, 2017. The film is titled A Bad Moms Christmas. A spin-off was also announced in October 2016, but the film seems to have been postponed to an unannounced release date. The spin-off is titled Bad Dads. Also, in February 2018, a reality tv series based on Bad Moms’ premise was reportedly in development on FOX.
about the movie
Written and directed by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, Bad Moms is a 2016 American comedy film that stars an ensemble cast featuring Mila Kunis, Christina Applegate, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn, Jay Hernandez, Annie Mumolo, and Jada Pinkett Smith. The film was produced by Bill Block and Suzanne Todd.