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Queen of Katwe (2016)

PG

Sports/Drama · 2h 4m · 9/30/2016

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One girl's triumphant path to becoming a chess champion.

Description

“Queen of Katwe” is based on the vibrant true story of a young girl from the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international chess champion.

Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

Walt Disney Pictures, ESPN Films

Budget

$15,000,000

Revenue

$10,300,000

Where to Watch

Cast
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Jack Kinobe Sserunkuuma

Mr. Wilson
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Nikita Waligwa

Gloria
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Flory Kegbia

Gloria's Opponent
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Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine

Tendo
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Linda Radebe

Brian's Opponent
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Warren Ncube

Pritchard
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Siyabonga Xaba

Pritchard's Friend
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Elizabeth Kirabo

Elizabeth
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Ronald Ssemaganda

Ivan
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Lele Ledwaba

Budo Secretary
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Charity Rose Pimer

Phiona's Fan
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Peter Odeke

Enoch Barumba
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Martin Kabanza

Mugabi Brian
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Taryn Kyaze

Night (as Taryn "Kay" Kyaze)
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Ivan Jacobo

Young Richard
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Nicolas Levesque

Older Richard
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Aida Mbowa

Snooty Lady in Car
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Joanitta Bewulira-Wandera

Mrs. Gali
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Lupita Nyong'o

Nakku Harriet
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Ethan Nazario Lubega

Benjamin
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Hope Katende

Hope Katende
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Philip Luswata

Minister Aloysius Kyazze
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Maurice Kirya

Theo
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Minky Ndlovu

Man on Boda (as Nhlahla "Minkey" Ndlovu)
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Allen Musumba

Zesiro
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Rori Motuba

Christine Namaganda (as Rori Mortuba)
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Carina Nel

Kagramanov
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Eric Akambangira

Chess Pioneer
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Edgar Kanyike

Joseph
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Jonathan Diabaig

Benjamin's Opponent
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Aaron Moloisi

Rwabushenyi Official
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Akin Omotoso

Rwabushenyi President
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Maggie Benedict

Chess Federation Secretary
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Rehema Nanfuka

Nurse
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Tebandeke Samuel

Doctor
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Irene Kulabako Kakembo

Mrs. Kimbale
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David Oyelowo

Robert Katende
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Esther Tebandeke

Sara Katende
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Ivy Komukyeya

Phiona's Fan
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Sheebah Karungi

Shakira
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Richard Tuwangye

Dez
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Jessica Mazzi

Manicure Lady
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Gloria Nansubuga

Chess Pioneer
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Were Edrine

Chess Pioneer
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Peter Musibira

Kikomando Kid
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Kiddu Isah

Chess Pioneer
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Sarah Nansubuga

Geography Teacher
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Teslim Animashaun

Chief Guest
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Lezon Mark Mugwanya

Julius
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David Kisakye Kagwa

Young Katende
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Anne-Marie Bewulira-Wandera

Katende's Mother
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Sarah Kisauzi

Katende's Grandmother
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Moses Awori

'Brian' Stunt Double
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Babirye Stellah

Chess Pioneer
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Rayan Ssewanyana

Chess Pioneer
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Zohran Kwame Mamdani

Bookie Student
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Kakande Sharif

Chess Pioneer
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Madina Nalwanga

Phiona Mutesi
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Bavurhe Johnson Jaques

Chess Pioneer
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Charles Mulekwa

Hospital Administrator
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Chris Bent Ssesanga

Chess Pioneer
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Lukenge Yusuf

Bricklayer
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Mohammed 'Madikas' Ssekandi

Chess Pioneer
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Mubiru David

Chess Pioneer
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Okuyo Joel Atiku Prynce

Ggaba Merchant
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Isaac Muwawu Gwayambadde

Corn Farmer
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Russel Savadier

Russian Chess Official (uncredited)
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Phiona Mutesi

Herself
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Nakato Lydia

Chess Pioneer
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Mbadidde Florence

Chess Pioneer
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Nakku Harriet

Herself
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Robert Katende

Himself
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Sara Katende

Herself
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Mugabi Brian

Himself
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Bombo Glory

Chess Pioneer
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Stephen Mutabazi

Chess Pioneer
Crew
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Mira Nair

Director
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Tim Crothers

Writer
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William Wheeler

Writer
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John B. Carls

Producer
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Lydia Dean Pilcher

Producer
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Genevieve Hofmeyr

Producer
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Sean Bobbitt

Cinematograpy
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Barry Alexander Brown

Editor
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Alex Heffes

Music
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Queen of Katwe (Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))
1/31/2017

Disc Title Front Cover

Queen of Katwe (DVD, Keep Case (Std.))
1/31/2017

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