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‘Lion King’ Continues To Rule The Box Office

The Lion King

The Lion King took in $75.5 million in its sophomore outing in North America for a domestic tally of $350 million and a global cume of $962.7 million, including a weekend haul overseas of $142.8 million. Disney has now reached $7.67 billion in 2019 global ticket sales, eclipsing the industry record …

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‘The Lion King’ Roars to Record $185M To Top Box Office

The Lion King

Furthering Disney’s domination, Jon Favreau’s The Lion King opened to a record-breaking $185 million at the North American box office over the weekend for an early global total of $531 million. The movie scored the biggest domestic launch ever for a PG film, and the ninth-biggest for any movie, not to mention …

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‘Toy Story 4’ Scares Off Box Office Challengers

Toy Story 4

Pixar and Disney’s Toy Story 4 had no trouble staying No. 1 in its second weekend and fending off new offerings Annabelle Comes Home and Yesterday.The animated family film dipped 52 percent to $58 million as it raced past the $200 million mark domestically and cleared an impressive $496.5 million worldwide. Its North American tally …

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‘Toy Story 4’ Dominates Box Office

Toy Story 4

Pixar and Disney’s critically acclaimed Toy Story 4 buzzed to the top of the North American box office chart over the weekend with $118 million, one of the biggest openings of all time for an animated movie despite coming in behind expectations. The family tentpole bowed simultaneously in numerous foreign markets for …

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‘Aladdin’ Tops Memorial Day Weekend Box Office

It may be a whole new world for Aladdin, but it turned out to be another lucrative opening weekend for Disney. The live-action feature grossed $112.7 million stateside over the Memorial Day weekend, beating out even high-end estimates that the film would bow to $100 million.  The rehashing of the studio’s …

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Mattel Expands Deal With Disney-Pixar

Mattel announced the expansion of its global licensing agreement with Disney to span new titles and to design and develop toys inspired by characters from all Pixar Animation Studios’ film properties. Included in the new agreement are upcoming 2020 movie releases, including “Onward,” as well as beloved titles, many of …

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ Tops ‘Detective Pikachu’ To Win Third Week At Box Office

Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame has retained its No. 1 position at the domestic box office for a third week in a row. The Marvel title beat newcomer Detective Pikachu, with Endgame earning $61.3 million stateside. The movie’s cumulative global box office is now $2.485 billion, with the superhero installment only second to James Cameron’s all-time earner, Avatar.    …

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ Passes ‘Titanic’ Globally With $2.2B

Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame is now the second-highest-grossing film of all time with $2.189 billion. It has surpassed James Cameron’s Titanic (1997), which earned $2.187 billion (unadjusted for inflation). Endgame achieved the remarkable feat after collecting another $145.8 million domestically and $282.2 million overseas in its second weekend. Heading into the weekend, the Avengers installment earned the highest-grossing week of …

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‘Dumbo’ Tops Box Office With Disappointing Results

Dumbo

Disney’sDumbo had trouble gaining altitude at the North American box office, where it opened to a disappointing $45 million from 4,259 theaters. Dumbo still easily won the weekend ahead of holdover Us, but it’s the lowest start among Disney’s high-profile, live-action updates, prompting some box office analysts to question whether there is …

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‘Captain Marvel’ Conquers Box Office For Second Week

Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel easily stayed No. 1 in its second weekend, earning another $69.3 million in North America and $119.7 million overseas for a mighty worldwide total of $760.2 million. The pic’s global tally includes $266.2 million in domestic ticket sales, and $494 million from overseas.The first female-led superhero pic from Marvel …

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