The Woman King

The Woman King

The Woman King is the remarkable story of the Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s with skills and a fierceness unlike anything the world has ever seen. Inspired by true events, The Woman King follows the emotionally epic journey of General Nanisca (Oscar®-winner Viola Davis) as she inspires the King to take on the enemies determined to violate their honor and destroy their way of life. Some things are worth fighting for.

- Synopsis provided by Internet Video Archive



  • Gina Prince-Bythewood


  • Viola Davis
  • Thuso Mbedu
  • Lashana Lynch
  • Sheila Atim
  • Hero Fiennes Tiffin
  • John Boyega
  • Jayme Lawson
  • Adrienne Warren
  • Masali Baduza
  • Jordan Bolger
  • Angélique Kidjo
  • Thando Dlomo
  • Jimmy Odukoya


  • Dana Stevens
  • Maria Bello


  • Cathy Schulman
  • Dale Butler
  • Jayson de Rosner
  • Julius Tennon
  • Maria Bello
  • Peter McAleese
  • Tshepiso Chikapa Phiri
  • Viola Davis

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