We sent writer and contributor, Crystal Yakel Kunts, to review The Woman King! She really enjoyed the movie and shared her review here. Below you can find her favorite and the best lines from the movie. The Woman King Quotes list is an ongoing list that we hope to continue to add to it.
If you have a favorite line or quote from the movie, let us know below! Also, watch the trailer and check out the movie today!
The Woman King Quotes
“We fight or we die.” – Nanisca (Viola Davis)
The swords of the new Agojie swing… “Are you planning to cook?” – Izogie (Lashana Lynch)
“Your tears mean nothing. To be a warrior, you must kill your tears.” – Nanisca (Viola Davis)
“I would never question you in front of the others but it is you that did not follow orders.” – Amenza (Sheila Atim) to Nanisco (Viola Davis)
“Let us not be an empire that sells its people. Let us be an empire that loves its people.” – Nanisca (Viola Davis)
“You think I could have my pants now?” – Malik (Jordan Bolger)
“And if you are no longer a necessity to me, then you are also unprotected.” – King Ghezo to Santo
“If she was not so skilled, I would have another wife now.” – King Ghezo about Nawi
“The gods would not be that cruel.” – Izogie
“You are more powerful than you know, do not give that away.” – Izogie
“Do you confuse my admiration for weakness?” – King Ghezo to Nanisca
The Woman King arrives in theaters on September 16th. Check out the trailer here!
The Woman King is the remarkable story of the Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s with skills and a fierceness, unlike anything the world has ever seen. Inspired by true events, The Woman King follows the emotionally epic journey of General Nanisca (Oscar®-winner Viola Davis) as she trains the next generation of recruits and readies them for battle against an enemy determined to destroy their way of life. Some things are worth fighting for…