Gina Prince-Bythewoods The Woman King is hoping to add some energy to the box office after a week of mediocre new film releases. Early reviews suggest it may be poised to have the same success during its theatrical release in the United States.
We went to theaters to ask @WomanKingMovie, and the listeners gave it an A+! Congratulations to @violadavis, @SonyPictures, and the whole cast and crew of the film! Will you be able to see it next week?
CinemaScore (@CinemaScore) is scheduled to air on September 17, 2022.
The Woman King is the 91st film to receive a perfect score from CinemaScore (before this, the most recent was Top Gun: Maverick). A CinemaScore grade is widely used as a gauge of whether or not a film matches its audience expectations. Critically acclaimed films like Darren Aronofskys' mother can receive low scores (in that case, an F) if they do not meet expectations.
The Woman King is gaining traction from both audiences and critics, with a vivid and fully realized setting, captivating battle scenes (pushing the PG-13 rating to wild end), and terrific performances from everyone. [Lashana] Lynch and Sheila Atim also have stellar supporting roles, while [John] Boyega has a difficult task in portraying the young ruler, and Jayme Lawson steals the show every time she appears on screen as one of Ghezos [Boyega] more powerful
Gina Prince-Bythewood and directed by Dana Stevens and Mario Bello star as Viola Davis, John Boyega, Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, Sheila Atim, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, Jimmy Odukoya, Masali Baduza, and Adrienne Warren.
The Woman King is now playing in cinemas.