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Queen & Slim (2019)

R | | Drama | 27 November 2019 (USA)
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A couple's first date takes an unexpected turn when a police officer pulls them over.

Director:

Melina Matsoukas

Writers:

Lena Waithe (screenplay by), James Frey (story by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Kaluuya ... Slim
Jodie Turner-Smith ... Queen
Bokeem Woodbine ... Uncle Earl
Chloë Sevigny ... Mrs. Shepherd
Flea ... Mr. Shepherd
Sturgill Simpson ... Police Officer Reed
Indya Moore ... Goddess
Benito Martinez ... Sheriff Edgar
Jahi Di'Allo Winston ... Junior
Gralen Bryant Banks ... Older Black Man
Dickson Obahor ... Large Black Man
Bryant Tardy ... Chubby
Thom Gossom Jr. ... Slim's Father (as Thomas Gossom Jr.)
Melanie Halfkenny ... Naomi
Brian Thornton ... Swat Leader
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Storyline

Slim and Queen's first date takes an unexpected turn when a policeman pulls them over for a minor traffic violation. When the situation escalates, Slim takes the officer's gun and shoots him in self-defence. Now labelled cop killers in the media, Slim and Queen feel that they have no choice but to go on the run and evade the law. When a video of the incident goes viral, the unwitting outlaws soon become a symbol of trauma, terror, grief and pain for people all across the country Written by stmc-25959

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Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, some strong sexuality, nudity, pervasive language, and brief drug use. | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 November 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Queen & Slim See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,890,490, 1 December 2019

Gross USA:

$43,808,310

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$46,231,895
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

First feature film to be directed by Melina Matsoukas, who has previously only directed music videos and TV episodes. See more »

Goofs

When hiding under the floor-boards the police search the room flipping the mattress to check under the bed. The following morning when leaving the hiding space under the floor-boards, the bed is made, whilst the home owners had been detained. See more »

Quotes

Slim: Thanks, Uncle Earl.
Uncle Earl: Nigger, I ain't your uncle!
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Performed by Tiana Major9 and Earthgang
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THRILLING
21 January 2020 | by RinoBortone91See all my reviews

Regardless of the story itself and its debatable originality, the film tries to send different messages and succeeds through a series of events, well-written and contextualized so that the viewer, in addition to perceiving the meaning of this film, makes it a liberating journey, but with a lot of introversion. Film directed with audacity, written with purpose, played with passion; Queen & Slim ranks among those irreverent films where evil and good confuse and merge into complex and non-complex characters, finding themselves in extreme situations where the only way out is to live in the moment.


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