‘The Lion King’ smashed July opening records with $185 million in first weekend
- Disney’s “The Lion King” has a record-breaking opening with $185 million at the domestic box office.
- That passes 2011’s “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2” to become the biggest July opening ever.
- It’s the latest example of Disney’s box office dominance as Disney/Marvel’s “Avengers: Endgame” surpassed “Avatar” to become the biggest movie of all time globally.
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A Disney movie has once again given a record-breaking performance in its opening weekend in theaters.
Jon Favreau’s breathtaking photorealistic remake of Disney’s 1994 animated movie “The Lion King” brought in an estimated $185 million at the domestic box