Queen & Slim is a 2019 American romantic drama film directed by Melina Matsoukas.
Universal Pictures on Thursday, September 12, 2019 released the trailer:
Queen & Slim - Official Trailer 2.
A couple (Ernest "Slim" Hines & Angela "Queen" Johnson)'s first date takes an unexpected turn when a policeman pulls them over for a minor traffic violation. When the situation escalates, the officer shoots Queen, and Slim ends up shooting the officer with the officer's own gun. Now cop killers, 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 black people all across the country.
Principal photography began in January 2019.
The film Queen & Slim was scheduled to be released on November 14, 2019 (AFI Fest), on November 27, 2019 (United States), on January 9, 2020 (Germany) and on January 31, 2020 (United Kingdom) by Universal Pictures, Universal Studios, Entertainment One, United International Pictures (UIP) and WW Entertainment.
The duration of the film is 132 minutes. With a budget of $17 - 20 million, the film grossed over $1.7 million.
The film had received a "R" rating.
Queen & Slim got high rating from critics.
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