The Disney Tentpole has already earned $ 531 million worldwide.
Hakuna matata, in fact.
If anyone wonders if lukewarm reviews for the opening weekend of The Lion King would cause problems, the answer is no. The same goes for the concern that the audience has had enough of Disney remakes. The movie got the best start ever in its stable after scoring an A CinemaScore and glowing ticket buyout scores.
The Lion King stamped an estimated US $ 1
In North America, the film was up to 60 percent female distorted. According to PostTrak, the demo mix consisted of 44 percent Europeans, 22 percent African Americans, 20 percent Hispanic Americans and 14 percent Asian / other.
"It is a priority for us to bring different voices to the screen," says Disney sales chief Cathleen Taff. "That's what you saw with this amazing cast and vision brought to life by Jon Favreau and Sean Bailey [Disney production president]and the story sounded right down the line."
Here are the records The King of the Lions Besides the reduction of the revenue deficit at the local box office in the current year from 9 to 7 percent.
Greatest native opening of all time for a Disney remake
The best result so far was The Beauty and the Beast which was not adjusted for inflation in March 2017 to 174.7 million USD rise. Alice in Wonderland launched at $ 116 million in 2010, while Favreau's The Jungle Book was released in April 2016 at $ 103 million. Earlier this summer, Aladdin bowed to $ 91.5 million toward $ 988.8 million worldwide (it is now safe to exceed $ 1 billion ). Not every Disney update worked. This spring Dumbo was a big disappointment.
Largest Disney opening of all time outside of Marvel Studios and Lucas Film
Simba and crew roared over at Pixar's Summer Entry in 2018 Incredibles 2 ($ 182.7 million ).
Largest national launch ever for a PG image, animated or otherwise
Incredibles 2 was the previous crown holder.  Greatest July Opening of All Time
The Lion King defeated Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 of the July 169.2 million US Dollars Adjusted However, the Boy Wizard still ruled with $ 192 million, unless Lion King achieves a higher gross revenue when the final weekend ticket sales are counted.
Ninth largest domestic opening of all time
King of the Lions ousted Incredible 2 . And when it gets higher, it could rise to No. 8 and Avengers: Age of Ultron (192 million dollars)
Overseas The Lion King behind ] landed among the top 5 industry openings of all time in Russia, Brazil, Mexico, Australia and the entire Latin America region.
This includes the second largest opening in Russia (16.7 million USD) and Brazil (17.9 million USD), the fourth largest in Mexico (18.7 million USD) and the fifth largest in Australia ( $ 17.1 million) and India ($ 9 million). And in all material markets, Favreau's film lay before Aladdin and Jungle Boo k and before The Beauty and the Beast . Overall, the film earned $ 296.4 at the weekend for a total of $ 346 million until Sunday. It still has to be opened in Hong Kong, Italy and Japan. The hopes are particularly great for Japan, where Aladdin is a sensation and to this day brings in nearly $ 100 million.