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The Boss movie quotes tells the story of one disgraced and imprisoned empress who seeks to rebuild her fortune with the help of a local Brownie troop. The comedy film was directed by Ben Falcone using a screenplay he co-wrote with wife Melissa McCarthy and Steve Mallory. The Boss opened in theaters on April 8, 2016.

In The Boss, Michelle Darnell (Melissa McCarthy) has built an empire and become the wealthiest woman in the world. But after she is charged with insider trading and sent to prison, she's left penniless, homeless and without many friends. One of her former employees, Claire (Kristen Bell) takes Michelle in and allows her to stay in her home along with Claire's daughter, Rachel (Ella Anderson).

So when Claire urges Michelle to take Rachel to her Dandelion Troop meeting, Michelle gets an idea to rebuild her empire. Michelle wants to form a massive troop of Brownies who will sell brownies for profit. While Michelle tries hard to use this opportunity to rebrand herself, it's not as easy returning to grace as she would like.

Co-starring Peter Dinklage, Kathy Bates and Annie Mumolo, The Boss opened in theaters already showing other films including Demolition, Hardcore Henry, Meet the Blacks, and Everybody Wants Some!!.
Take Rachel to Her Dandelions ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Boss Movie Quotes
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Take Rachel to Her Dandelions Meeting


Claire: Michelle, you need to get off the couch. Take Rachel to her Dandelions meeting.
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Sandy: Our troop came in with $189,000
Michelle: Holy s***!
Helen: I object to parolees attending our meetings!
Michelle: If you don't get off my back, I'm going to shove a box of chocolate clusters up that tight ass of yours.

Claire instructs Michelle to stop sulking and pitch in, namely in taking Rachel to her Dandelions meeting. And as much as Michelle doesn't want to go, she's not wanted there either and called out by a mother.
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Under Arrest for Insider Trading


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Federal Officer: You're under arrest for insider trading.
Claire: Michelle, don't struggle!

Michelle's world changes when she is arrested for insider trading. For someone like her, going to prison is the last thing she wants to do and struggles, unsuccessfully, to resist arrest.
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Girl-on-Girl Stuff


Michelle: My name is Michelle Darnell and this is my partner, and I don't mean partner like girl-on-girl stuff.
Kid: What's girl-on-girl stuff?
Michelle: Something you're going to dabble with in college but not stick with...
Claire: Let's not. Don't tell her.
Michelle: Unless you're Hannah. I think it's going to fit you like a glove.

A quick introduction to Brownies and mothers gets awkward fast when Michelle begins talking about experimentation in college. As much as Claire tries to get her to shut up, Michelle doesn't hold back with her verbal diarrhea.
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These Sad Basset Hounds


Michelle: That sweater just says, 'I give up.'
Claire: You're making me feel very insecure right before my date. Don't!
Michelle: If you could hear these sad basset hounds, they'd be saying, 'Claire, raise them above your waist!'
Claire: That's not what they's sound like.
Michelle: 'Please don't zip me up in your jeans!' Let me see this. Ah, Claire! It's like Geppetto.

Right before Claire heads out on a date, Michelle gives Claire the opposite of a pep talk. She mocks Claire's sweater, her bra and what both are hiding, something that doesn't help with Claire's self esteem.