How to watch The Woman King

Viola Davis as General Nanisca leading the Agojie in The Woman King
Lashana Lynch and Viola Davis star in The Woman King (Image credit: Sony)

We’ve seen plenty of female superheroes on the big screen in the last few years, like Wonder Woman and Captain Marvel, but they might have to take a back seat to the real-life heroes that served as the inspiration for The Woman King

A highly-anticipated new movie in 2022, we’ve got you covered on how to watch The Woman King right now. 

How to stream The Woman King

You can now stream The Woman King on Netflix. The 2022 movie premiered on the streaming giant as part of the titles new on Netflix in February.

The Woman King is also available to rent through digital on-demand, including platforms Prime Video, Google Play and Apple TV.

How to watch The Woman King in movie theaters

The Woman King is still playing in select movie theaters. Fandango is a good place to check and see if it is still playing near you.

If you're looking to save some money heading to see The Woman King or another movie playing on the big screen right now, you should definitely check out movie theater subscription and membership deals. Offered by a number of movie theater chains in the US and UK, these services provide discounted/free movie tickets or a set number of movies for a flat monthly fee. Discounts for concessions and other theater-going fares are also often included.

Also, for those in select US markets, MoviePass is back, which provides a way to see movies at a number of different locations for a single monthly fee.

The Woman King on Blu-ray/DVD

The Woman King is also available on Blu-ray/DVD for you to own yourself, never having to worry about where it may be available to stream.

It features more than an hour of bonus content, including a look at Viola Davis on set, a feature on why representation matters with a story like this, filmmaker commentary and more.

Everything else you need to know about The Woman King

The Woman King is inspired by the Dahomey kingdom in Africa during the 18th and 19th centuries. The movie stars Viola Davis, Lashan Lynch, Thuso Mbedu and John Boyeg and is directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood. As of its release, the movie has a 97% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Here is the trailer for The Woman King.

Michael Balderston

Michael Balderston is a DC-based entertainment and assistant managing editor for What to Watch, who has previously written about the TV and movies with TV Technology, Awards Circuit and regional publications. Spending most of his time watching new movies at the theater or classics on TCM, some of Michael's favorite movies include Casablanca, Moulin Rouge!, Silence of the Lambs, Children of Men, One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest and Star Wars. On the TV side he enjoys Only Murders in the Building, Yellowstone, The Boys, Game of Thrones and is always up for a Seinfeld rerun. Follow on Letterboxd.