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'The Lion King' - Opening Weekend Box Office Numbers Revealed!

'The Lion King' - Opening Weekend Box Office Numbers Revealed!

The Lion King is huge!

The 2019 Disney remake of the animated classic brought in $185 million across 4,756 theaters in North America in its first three days of release, Variety reported on Sunday (July 21).

This marks the second-best opening of 2019, just behind Avengers: Endgame at $357 million. It’s also the biggest opening ever for a Disney remake!

The movie was a big success overseas as well, pulling in $269 million across the globe. Along with China’s opening numbers, the movie has raked in an impressive $531 million worldwide.

If you haven’t yet, listen to the newly released Lion King soundtrack, as well as Beyonce‘s new album The Gift, inspired by the film!

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