The Woman King is a historical epic movie that premiered on September 9, 2022, at the Toronto international film festival. later Sony pictures released it in theatres on September 16, 2022. The movie is directed by Gina Prince Byethewood and written by dana stevens.
The movie is based on a real story that happened in the 1820s. The film is about “Agojei” a female warrior unit that protected the west African kingdom Dahomey during the 17th to 19th century.
The film star Viola Davis as the chief trainer of the next generation of warriors. The movie collected 19 million in ticket sales over the weekend.
The Woman King Box Office Collection
The woman king has become one of the top box office films in September. It is based on a real story that happened during the 1820s in africa. It made a collection of 19 million US dollars this week. It was an excellent start for “The Woman King”.
It has become more financially successful compared to the rest of the movies released in the previous month. The movie got an excellent rating of 7.8 / 10. The movie has already surpassed its expectations. The movie has conquered the North American box office.
The majority audience for the movie is women. It is estimated that 61% of tickets were bought by women. Box office analysts predict that this movie has the potential to conquer the world box office within a few months.
This week North American cinema industry has released 3765 movies in total. The movie that stood out is The Woman King. Sony predicted a debut closer to 12 million, but the movie has surprised the fans and the creators.
The Plot Of Woman King
The story happens in the west African kingdom of Dahomey during the 1820s. Nanisca is the leader of the female warrior unit. Nanisca released all women who were under the slavery of the Oyo empire.
This makes Ghezo the ruler of the Dahomey kingdom prepare for a war against Oyo. Nanisca starts to form a new generation of woman warriors to protect the kingdom. The major portion of the story portrays the emotional journey of Nanisca.
Nawi is an important character in the movie. She is a strong girl who trains under general Nanisca. Santo Ferraria and malik arrive in Africa to form an alliance with Oyo, the Oyo is led by general Oba Ade. Nawi encounters malik and falls in love.
Through malik Nawi learns that Oyo is planning an attack. General oba and Nanisca had a past. She was captured and raped by General Oba.
she gave birth to a daughter, and she placed a shark tooth in the left shoulder of the baby. Nanisca released that Nawi is her daughter after seeing the mark on Nawi’s shoulder. Nanisca leads the Agojei and wins the battle. but unfortunately, Oba escapes from the battle.
The king of Dahomey titled Nanisca as the woman king but she disobeyed the king and left. In the end, Nanisca and her daughter Nawi started to live as a family.
Cast Of The Woman King
- Viola Davis as general Nanisca
- Thuso Mdebu as Nawi
- Lashana Lynch as Izogie
- Sheila Atim as Amenza
- John Boyega as King Ghezo
- Hero Fiennes tiffin as Santo Ferreia
- Adrienne as Ode
- Jayme lawson as Shante
- Masali Baduza as Fumbe
- Angelique Kidjo as Meunon
- Jimmy as Oba Ade
- Thando Dlomo as Kelu
- Jordan Bolger as Malik
- Zozibini Tunzi as Efe
- Makgotso. M as Iniya
- Siv Ngesi as Migan
The woman king has conquered the north American box office. The online ticket is expected to begin next week, so go grab your tickets and become a part of this history.