The Woman King

Lists: Action, Drama, Historical

Brief Synopsis: "The 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, and General Nanisca as she trains the next generation of recruits and readies them for battle against an enemy determined to destroy their way of life."

Overall Ranking: 1050 (Rank from 2022: # 26)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 40%
Regular 46.67%
Half-Popped 13.33%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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  • Viola Davis (Nanisca)
  • Thuso Mbedu (Nawi)
  • Lashana Lynch (Izogie)
  • John Boyega (King Ghezo)
  • Sheila Atim (Amenza)
  • Jordan Bolger (Malik)
  • Hero Fiennes Tiffin (Santo Ferreira)
  • Jayme Lawson (Shante)
  • Adrienne Warren (Ode)
  • Angélique Kidjo (The Meunon)
  • Masali Baduza (Fumbe)
  • Jimmy Odukoya (Oba Ade)
  • Thando Dlomo (Kelu)
  • Tuks Tad Lungu (The Village Leader)
  • Makgotso M (Iniya)
  • Chioma Antoinette Umeala (Tara)
  • Shaina West (Esi)
  • Wanda Banda (Young Nanisca)
  • Lethabo (Young Amenza)