The Woman King Roars To Life At The Weekend Box Office

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the king woman has surprised everyone and won the weekend box office with $ 19 million, surprising everyone and waking up the lukewarm fall box office. the Viola Davis The action flick scored highly with both women and men and sports an A+ CinemaScore, so it’s a certainty that it will have legs due to strong word of mouth. Look for this to now be set up as an award contender as well, after a very strong showing at TIFF last week as well. Sony should kick off Davis’ campaign for Best Actress and the movie in the big categories as soon as possible.

The Woman King Roars to Life at the Weekend Box Office
Viola Davis stars in THE WOMAN KING. Sony Credit

The female king conquers while the barbarian holds

Last week’s number one Barbarian, also remained strong due to great word of mouth and added $6.3 million. I haven’t seen that yet, and I haven’t had the twist that messed me up, so I’ll consider that a win. Third place went to X prequel Pearl, with $3.14 million. The director is also planning a third film in that series. you west. Fourth went to period whodunit See how they work, with $3.1 million. Completing the top five is Bullet train with $2.5 million, bringing his total very close to $100 million to $96.5 million.

Your Top 5 Weekend Box Office for September 16:

  1. The King Woman- $19 million
  2. Barbarian- $6.3 million
  3. Pearl- $3.14 million
  4. See how they work: $3.1 million
  5. Bullet train: $2.5 million

Next week, one of the most polarizing films of the year opens, Olivia Wilde‘s do not worry honey. The critics have been unkind., the buzz is everywhere, and it may or may not have been spat out. Will that translate to the box office? Who knows. the king woman However, he could certainly withstand it. It also opens again to theaters Avatar, on large-format screens. That can also make some noise.

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