Queen & Slim Movie

From Emmy Award-winning writer Lena Waithe and director Melina Matsoukas.

Queen & Slim movie poster

Who's Involved:

Daniel Kaluuya, James Frey, Bokeem Woodbine, Brad Weston, Melina Matsoukas, Chloë Sevigny, Flea, Lena Waithe, Benito Martinez, Indya Moore, Jodie Turner-Smith, Sturgill Simpson

Release Date:

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 Nationwide

some strong sexuality, nudity, pervasive language, and brief drug use
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

Centers on a black couple out on a first date whose night goes terribly awry. They end up killing a police officer in self-defense and, on the run, head to Cuba.

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Who stars in Queen & Slim: Cast List

... Slim

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Widows  

... Queen

White Noise, Murder Mystery 2  

Panarea, Mrs. Harris  

Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, Nimona  

Old Dads, Spider-Man: Homecoming  

American Made, Bless Me, Ultima  

The Creator, Killers of the Flower Moon  

Babylon, The Wild Thornberrys Movie  

Who's making Queen & Slim: Crew List

A look at the Queen & Slim behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's writer Lena Waithe last wrote Beauty.


Brad Weston

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Production: What we know about Queen & Slim?

Key Facts

  1. Described as a Bonnie and Clyde story (Hollywood Reporter, 7/19/18).
  2. Based on an idea and treatment from best-selling author James Frey (A Million Little Pieces, Katerina).

Filming Timeline

  1. 2019 - June: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2018 - July: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

    Set to begin shooting January 2019.

Queen & Slim Release Date: When was the film released?

Queen & Slim was a Nationwide release in 2019 on Wednesday, November 27, 2019. There were 4 other movies released on the same date, including Knives Out, The Irishman and Waves.

Queen & Slim DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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Queen & Slim was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 .

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