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The Lion King Roaring Box Office Opening Numbers

Put the king next to the queen and reign would be immeasurable. It is not even the close of the weekend here on the east coast yet according to The Hollywood Reporter reports have claimed The Lion King opening box office weekend to have "Opened to a record-breaking $185 million at the North American box office over the weekend for an early global total of $531 million." Congratulations to The Lion King team to becoming Disney's biggest opening weekend film; the ninth largest opening of any film; and the biggest domestic launch for PG film. Ever. The movie's star-studded voice cast features Donald Glover as Simba and Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala, with Seth Rogen, Alfre Woodard, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Billy Eichner, John Kani and John Oliver playing other classic characters from t...
Star Wars “Force Awakens” smashes records at opening weekend box office
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Star Wars “Force Awakens” smashes records at opening weekend box office

If box office numbers and fan-frenziness are anything to go by, then, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is perhaps one of the best of the franchise yet. According to reports,  Star Wars fared pretty well on its opening night last Thursday with a cool $57m. But that's not all. According to The Walt Disney Co,  the latest installment in the Star Wars  Franchise is reportedly on par to smash $200m in box office sales across the globe.  The last time such a record was seen, was perhaps, earlier this year when Jurassic World debuted at a massive $208.8m. The film opened in most countries first, on Wednesday, whereas it has garnered about $72.7m in box office sales as of this writing. Unfortunately for Chinese Star Wars fans, the film, won't actually open until January due to restrictions i...
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