After 25 years of the release of the animated movie “The Lion King”, produced by Walt Disney Pictures, the beloved story came back to the big screen, this time with a live-action remake!
In every Kingdom, power is the most desirable thing and, when Simba, the young lion cub loses his father Mufasa, he’s wielded by his evil uncle Scar to leave the Sabana and never come back.
This time, Simba didn’t come back just to face and defeat his uncle Scar, but The Lion King also scarfed every other movie at the Box Office during its opening weekend.
The Lion King is the fifth Disney Live Action that joins to gross over $100MM in its debut. In its opening weekend, the movie showed who was the real king in cinemas, being the 9th highest global debut of all time with an estimated of $433M in 52 markets!
In Latin America, the Lion King’s revenue was $57MM only in the first weekend! Disney is always surprising us and it’s not a secret that this movie became the 5th biggest industry opening weekend of all-time across the Region. The Countries where it was more successful were in Mexico ($18.7MM) and Brazil ($17.9MM), getting that 2nd place of blockbusters of all-time and.
In terms of audience opinion, people simply loved it! It got an “A” CinemaScore by the audiences. And the breakdown demographics was composed by 53% families, 38% adults and 9% teens.
If you haven’t seen this amazing movie, visit your nearest Cinema and don’t lose the opportunity to enjoy this fantastic experience!