‘The Woman King’ Hits Box Office with $19 Million Premiere

‘The Woman King’ Hits Box Office with $19 Million Premiere
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‘The Woman King’ Hits Box Office with $19 Million Premiere:

The historical action epic “The Woman King,” starring Viola Davis, dominated American box office rankings during its first weekend.

The film exceeded expectations by earning $19 million from 3,765 North American theatres over the course of the weekend. Thanks to excellent reviews and word-of-mouth advertising. Sony predicted a debut closer to $12 million, but independent tracking agencies predicted “The Woman King” would open to $15 to $18 million.

The fact that “The Woman King” cost $50 million to make, not adding the tens of millions in marketing costs, such as a premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, is fortunate given Sony’s extremely conservative estimates. eOne contributed to co-financing the film.

“The Woman King,” directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood. The film is based on the true story of the Agojie, an all-female military group. They defended the Dahomey kingdom in West Africa from the 17th to the 19th centuries. The picture received favourable reviews from viewers, earning a rare “A+” CinemaScore.

As was to be expected, women made up the majority of the opening weekend audience, purchasing 61% of the tickets from Friday through Sunday. David A. Gross, the head of the film consultancy company Franchise Entertainment Research, claims that the reviews are sensational. “During their carryover weeks, these films play to healthy multiples, and that ought to occur here.

David A. Gross, the head of the film consultancy company Franchise Entertainment Research, says claims that the reviews are sensational. Also, he adds “There weren’t many other notable films showing in theatres, that’s so “The Woman King” easily towered over box office statistics.

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