> US Box Office Analysis 19th - 21st July 2019: The Lion King live action movie makes its debut at the top with $185 Million
The Lion King
Date published: Fri, 23rd August 2019
Date published: Wed, 24th July 2019
Jon Favreau's live action version of The Lion King makes its debut at the top of the US box office knocking Spider-Man: Far From Home to number 2.
The latest live action remake hits the top of the US box office with a weekend gross of $185 Million including preview showing on Thursday.
The film starring Donald Glover, Seth Rogen and Beyonce gained the biggest ever July opening weekend and looks set to become the next $1 Billion film from Disney.
Falling to number 2 this week after a couple at the top the last Marvel movie of the year takes $21 Million over the weekend.
This puts the film new US gross at $319.6 Million after 3 weeks of release.
Dropping a single place to number 3 this week the Pixar animated film takes $14.6 million on its 5th weekend of release.
This puts the films total gross at $375.5 Million, the film is not that far behind 2010's Toy Story 3's $415.0 Million US gross.
The horror thriller drops to number 4 this week with $6 Million taking its total gross to $23.8 Million after 2 weeks.
The Beatles inspired comedy falls to number 5 this weekend with $5.1 Million taking its total gross to $57.5 Million after 4 weeks.
13 weeks in and the Marvel Studios movie has taken $854.2 Million at the box office and although its the top grossing movie in the world now its only the second highest grossing movie in the US.
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