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The Woman King 2022

The Woman King
Directed by
Gina Prince-Bythewood
Starring
Viola DavisNanisca
Thuso MbeduNawi
Lashana LynchIzogie
Sheila AtimAmenza
gina_prince-bythewoodJohn BoyegaKing Ghezo
gina_prince-bythewoodHero Fiennes TiffinSanto Ferreira
Jimmy OdukoyaOba Ade
Masali BaduzaFumbe
Jayme LawsonShante
Adrienne WarrenOde
Chioma Antoinette UmealaTara
Siyamthanda MakakaneCindra
Shaina WestEsi
Sivuyile NgesiThe Migan
Riaan VismanTanonu
Seputla SebogodiThe Meu
Angelique KidjoThe Meunon
Wanda BandaYoung Nanisca
LethaboYoung Amenza
Kekole MathabatheAjahe
Daniel HadebeOyo Secretary
Kgomotso MoshiaDayo
Zozibini TunziEfe
Makgotso MIniya
Thando DlomoKelu
Zeaf EjamaFumbe's Mother
Julius TennonMoru
Pumla NdlaziYdande
Bonko KhozaBoma
Sne MbathaOkankan
Boitumelo MakgalemeleLida
Bongo MbutumaOyo Soldier
Kwanda Tim DlaminiBothi
Nhlanhla MkhwanaziMaster Abade
Didi LedwabaTeenage Girl
Chumani PanAbomey Father
Cebelihle MbamboCurious Abomey Child
Chris NcekanaDahomey Warrior
Tuks Tad LunguVillage Leader
Yannick BrandAfrican Kruman
Nancy SekhokoaneShopkeeper
Joel MukadiYoung Oba
Jordan BolgerMalik
Princess ElmoreVillager
Maurice P. KerryVillager
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2022
 135 minutes (2 hrs 15 mins)
Certificates

15 age rating

The Woman King PG-13 age rating 

PG13

13+

15A

16

12
Release dates
UK release date
 UK release:
7th October 2022
US release date
 US release:
16th September 2022
Canada release date
 Canada release:
16th September 2022
Box Office Quickview

US box office

  • Box Office debut: 16th Sep '22
  • Debut position: 1
  • Highest position: 1
  • Debut gross: $19.1 Million
  • Total chart weeks: 2
Total grosses
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US total gross
  $36.2 Million
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Global total gross
  $37.6 Million
Cinema tickets sold
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UK tickets sold
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US tickets sold
3.9 Million aprox.
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Global tickets sold
2.5 Million aprox.
Salty Popcorn stats
First viewed:
21st Jul 2022
Last viewed:
30th Sep 2022
Total views:
38
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Movie story - The Woman King
A historical epic inspired by the true events that happened in The Kingdom of Dahomey, one of the most powerful states of Africa in the 18th and 19th centuries.
This weeks US box office

The Woman King is number 2 on the US box office with $11 Million.

This weeks Global box office

The Woman King is number 3 on the Global box office with $12.2 Million.

Top Grossing Movie Chart Position
US total gross
$36,158,240
2250
The Woman King

UK Age Rating
UK BBFC Certificate: 15
Genres
UK Box Office Chart History
No UK box office info
US Box Office Info

Weeks on US box office: 2

US Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
1N
$19,051,442
$19,051,442
2
$11,004,516
$36,158,240
Global Box Office Release Breakdown
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US weekend box office top 5 breakdown 16th - 19th September 2022

Highest new movie this weekend

Despite the reports that have emerged over the months regarding the production of this much anticipated movie it manages to land at the top of the US box office on its debut.

The audience in North America was primarily female it it has got mixed reviews across the board but in the current theatrical climate a $19.3 Million debut is not too bad.

For the director Olivia Wilde this is a career high, but star Florence Pugh has been in some very high profile movie including Black Widow from 2021, but Midsommar from 2019 is a good comparison and that debuted to $6.5 Millon in early July.

The Woman King

Falling from the top spot this weekend is the Viola Davis movie which takes $11 Million on its second weekend, a 41% drop over its debut.

The movie has taken a total of $36.2 Million over its 2 weeks of release in North America.

Getting another cinema release in preperation for the sequel this December is the former highest grossing movie of all time in North America, which in a new 4K version lands at number 3 with $10 Million.

This is the movie 32 weekend on the North American box office and it is the 5th time it has has a re-release.

The movie has to date taken $771 Million at the US box office and is 4th top grossing movie in the US behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Avengers: Endgame and Spider-Man: No Way Home.

Low budget horror movies are the order of the day as Halloween approaches and the Zach Cregger directed movie drop to number 4 this week on its 3rd weekend of release with $4.8 Million, a small 28% drop over last weekend.

This gives the movie a total US gross of $28.4 Million over its 3 weeks of release.

Falling to 5 this weekend is another relatively low budget horror movie as the second film in the Ti West director X horror trilogy takes $2 Million on its second weekend, a 39% drop.

The movie has taken $6 Million after 2 weeks of release.

The Woman King makes its debut this weekend at the top of the North American box office while horror movie Pearl is also new at number 3 and See How They Run~2022 is one place behind at number 4.

Outside the top 5 there is Moonage Daydream, the David Bowie documentary making its debut at 10 with $1.2 Million and Running the Bases a new entry at 15 with $538,749.

US box office QuickView

  • Number 1 - The Woman King (1st Weekend)
  • Highest debut - The Woman King (@10)
  • Longest run - Top Gun: Maverick (17 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - Top Gun: Maverick ($709.1 Million)

US weekend box office top 5 breakdown 16th - 19th September 2022

The Woman King

Highest new movie this weekend

Making its way to the top of the North American box office on its debut weekend is the Viola Davis starring movie directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood.

The movie starts its box office run with a debut gross of $19 Million.

After making its debut at the top last weekend the horror movie from director Zach Cregger falls 38% to number 2 with a gross of $6.5 Million.

This gives the movie a total gross of $21 Million after 2 weeks of release.

Director Ti West releases his second movie in the X horror series which lands on the box office at number 2 with a debut gross of $3.1 million.

The previous movie in the series from March of this year landed at number 4 with $4.4 Million.

Coming in at number 4 this weekend is the comedy murder mystery that stars Saoirse Ronan and is directed by Tom George.

the movie lands on the North American box office at number 4 this weekend with $3 Million.

Finally on the top 5 this week is the Brad Pitt starring movie that falls from number 3 with a weekend gross of $2.5 Million, a 23% drop on its 7th weekend.

The movie has a total US gross of $96.4 Million as it tries to reach the $100 Million milestone which it could do by next weekend.