The Wife is an drama movie directed by Björn Runge and starring Elizabeth McGovern, Christian Slater, and Glenn Close. The film has a $80 million budget and is 1 hour 40 minutes in length. The Wife currently has a 7.2 IMDb rating. The movie is rated PG-13.

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Release dates

The official theatrical release date for The Wife is August 3, 2018.

When will The Wife be out on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital?

The Wife DVD and Blu-ray release date is Tuesday, January 29, 2019. The estimated DVD release date is January 2019. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. DVD and Blu-ray releases typically come out 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

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Film details

Cinema Release Date: August 3, 2018
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: January 29, 2019
Film Budget: $80 million
Box Office: $458 million (U.S.)
Length: 1 hour 40 minutes
Genre: Drama
Language English
Age Rating: PG-13

release date for The Wife

Plot summary

What is The Wife about?

A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.



7.2 IMDb 77 Metascore

The movie has a 7.2 out of 10 IMDb rating and 77 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update the review scores.

Parental rating

The Wife is rated PG-13. Parents are urged to be cautious. Some material may be inappropriate for pre-teenagers (under 13).

Film budget

How much did The Wife cost to make?

The Wife had a budget of $80,000,000. The movie cost over $80 million to make.

The Wife movie poster

Box Office

How much did The Wife make?

The Wife has made over $458 million domestically at the box office. This does not include the DVD, Blu-ray, and digital sales.

Film facts

How long is The Wife?

The movie is 1 hour 40 minutes long.

The running times are based on US timings only and all times are rounded off to the nearest minute. Other countries may have different running lengths. Theatrical releases running times differ due to the counting of frames from the first frame to the last frame of any credits.

What year did The Wife come out?

The Wife is released on August 3, 2018. The movie has been out for .

Who is the director of The Wife?

Björn Runge directed the movie.

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