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‘The Woman King’ wins $18M at box office with debut, A+ CinemaScore

lady kingStarring Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis is making her North American theatrical debut with an estimated $18 million after receiving a coveted A+ CinemaScore.

The film will easily win the box office race on the weekend. It earned $6.85 million on Friday, including $1.7 million in Thursday’s preview. lady king Coming in on the high end of expectations (tracking suggested it would open with $15 million to $18 million, though Sony only said $12 million).

From Sony’s TriStar Division and Even, the historical epic is directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood from a script by Dana Stevens and based on the story of Maria Bello and Stevens, about Egozi, who lives in a West African kingdom. There is a women’s army. 18th and 19th century.

Women made up 60 percent of all ticket buyers on Friday, black moviegoers made up 59 percent of the audience, followed by white moviegoers (19 percent), Latinos (12 percent) and moviegoers of Asian or other identity (10 percent).

The film received good reviews from its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival on 9 September. It currently holds a 94 percent critic rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

lady king Reported cost of $50 million to produce, excluding marketing and distribution expenses. Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, Sheila Atim, Hero Fiennes Tiffin and John Boyega also star.

Elsewhere, the two particular films opted to open wider due to a lack of photographs of the ceremony. lady king, A24’s horror prequel and Searchlight’s whodunit see how they run,

Pearl Friday grossed $1.3 million from 2,935 theaters for an estimated opening of over $3 million. The film is expected to finish third on the weekend charts, followed by see how they run With an estimated $2.8 million from 2,404 locations. Both got such B-Cinemascore.

Neon is opening Brett Morgan’s David Bowie biopic moonlit daydream Only in 170 cinemas. The film, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, is estimated to gross a whopping $1.35 million at its launch.

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