"Queen & Slim" is a 2019 American romantic road crime drama film directed by Melina Matsoukas.
The starring cast includes Daniel Kaluuya as Slim, Jodie Turner-Smith as Queen, Bokeem Woodbine as Uncle Earl, Chloë Sevigny as Mrs. Shepherd, Flea as Mr. Johnny Shepherd, Sturgill Simpson as Police Officer Reed, Indya Moore as Goddess, Benito Martinez as Sheriff Edgar, Jahi Di'Allo Winston as Junior, Gralen Bryant Banks as Older Black Man and others.

Here are "Queen & Slim" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for Queen & Slim movie?

Universal Pictures on Thursday, September 12, 2019 released the trailer for "Queen & Slim" you can watch here:
Queen & Slim - Official Trailer 2.

Plot summary

What is Queen & Slim movie plot?

Here is a short review of "Queen & Slim" movie plot summary.

In 2019, after a client of hers is executed by the state, "Queen", a black criminal defense attorney, has an awkward and disappointing dinner with her Tinder date "Slim" in an Ohio diner. As he drives her home from what will be their one and only date, they are pulled over by a white police officer who searches Slim (Daniel Kaluuya) and his trunk without cause. When Slim mildly asks the officer to hurry as it is cold outside, the officer draws his gun on Slim. Queen (Jodie Turner-Smith) angrily gets out to confront the officer, reaching for her phone, and he shoots her in the leg. Slim tackles the officer and a scuffle ensues, resulting in Slim grabbing the officer's gun and shooting him dead. Taking the gun and throwing away their phones, Queen tells Slim they must go on the run or else spend their lives in prison.
Out of gas, they flag down a passing latino driver, Edgar, who turns out to be a Kentucky sheriff. He receives an APB about the officer's death and realizes Queen and Slim are the suspects. They take his truck at gunpoint, leaving him in the trunk of Slim's car, despite his offering to help them. They pay a young black boy to order them food, and he reveals that dashcam footage of their confrontation with the officer has gone viral. They accidentally strike the boy's father with the truck, but he is supportive of their actions - the police officer Slim shot having killed an unarmed black man two years earlier - and they drive him to a hospital. Slim has an unsettling encounter with a gas station clerk after letting him hold the gun.


Who plays who in the Queen & Slim movie cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of "Queen & Slim" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Daniel Kaluuya  as Slim
Jodie Turner-Smith  as Queen
Bokeem Woodbine  as Uncle Earl
Chloë Sevigny  as Mrs. Shepherd
Flea  as Mr. Johnny Shepherd
Sturgill Simpson  as Police Officer Reed
Indya Moore  as Goddess
Benito Martinez  as Sheriff Edgar
Jahi Di'Allo Winston  as Junior
Gralen Bryant Banks  as Older Black Man
Dickson Obahor  as Large Black Man
Bryant Tardy  as Chubby
Thom Gossom Jr.  as Slim's Father (as Thomas Gossom Jr.)
Melanie Halfkenny  as Naomi
Bertrand E. Boyd II  as Black Man
Brian Thornton  as SWAT Leader
Joseph Poliquin  as Cashier
Little Freddie King  as Bluesman
Karen Kaia Livers  as Bartender
Gregory Keith Grainger  as Black Cop
Lucky Johnson  as Black Cop at Protest
Reynolds Washam  as Cop
Andre De'Sean Shanks  as Black Cop (as Andre Shanks)
Robert Walker Branchaud  as White Cop at Shepherd House (as Robert Walker-Branchaud)
Colby Boothman  as Teenage White Boy (as Colby Boothman Shepard)
Andy Dylan  as Cop (Bullhorn)
Regina Swanson  as Newscaster
Gayle King  as Gayle King
Soledad O'Brien  as Soledad O'Brien

Release date

When is Queen & Slim movie release date?

"Queen & Slim" movie release date was scheduled to be on November 14, 2019 (AFI Fest), on November 27, 2019 (United States), on January 9, 2020 (Germany) and on January 31, 2020 (United Kingdom) distributing by Universal Pictures International (UPI), Universal Studios, Andes Films, Entertainment One, Four Star Film, Tulip Entertainment, United International Pictures (UIP), WW Entertainment, HBO Max, Peacock and eOne Films Spain.


What are Queen & Slim filming details?

The duration of the film is 132 minutes. With a budget of $17 - 20 million, the film grossed over $47.9 million.

"Queen & Slim" movie is rated "R", according to the MPAA film rating system.

Principal photography began in January 2019.


What are critics and audiences saying about Queen & Slim movie?

"Queen & Slim" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 7.1/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 83/100. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "A-" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

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