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The Black Widow


At birth the Black Widow (aka Natasha Romanova) is given to the KGB, which grooms her to become its ultimate operative. When the U.S.S.R. breaks up, the government tries to kill her as the action moves to present-day New York, where she is now a freelance operative.
  • Release Date7/2021
  • DistributorBuena Vista Pictures
  • GenreAction Sci-Fi
  • Est. Production Cost $205 million
(000's)(000's)
US Box Office$184,900Est. US Film Rentals$86,903
Foreign Box Office$198,730Est. Foreign Film Rentals$79,492
World Box Office$383,630Est. World Film Rentals$166,395

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Director(s)

Cate Shortland

Composer(s)

Music Supervisor(s)
Lorne Balfe