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US Box Office Analysis 19th - 21st July 2019: The Lion King live action movie makes its debut at the top with $185 Million

Robert Hyde

The Lion King

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.

Spider-Man: Far From Home

The Lion King

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.

Spider-Man: Far From Home

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.

Toy Story 4

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.

Avengers: Endgame

Crawl

The horror thriller drops to number 4 this week with $6 Million taking its total gross to $23.8 Million after 2 weeks.

Yesterday

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.

Avengers: Endgame

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.

This weeks top 10 US Box Office films

  1. The Lion King - £185,000,000
  2. Spider-Man: Far From Home - £21,000,000
  3. Toy Story 4 - £14,600,000
  4. Crawl - £6,000,000
  5. Yesterday - £5,100,000
  6. Stuber - £4,000,000
  7. Aladdin - £3,800,000
  8. Annabelle Comes Home - £2,660,000
  9. Midsommar - £1,599,155
  10. The Secret Life Of Pets 2 - £1,530,000
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