‘The Lion King’ Roars Past $1 Billion in the Global Box Office

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'The Lion King' Roars Past $1 Billion in the Global Box Office

The Lion King‘ Roars Past $1 Billion in the Global Box Office. The Lion King is the fifth film of 2019 to pass $1 billion at the global box office and 2019 is proving that Disney reigns in theaters.

Having become the 41st film to ever surpass $1 billion in the box office, The Lion King is Disney’s formal 4th film in 2019 to join the club, but is the 5th film associated with the studio this year to reach this level of success. Other “Billionaire Club” members of 2019 include: Marvel’s Captain Marvel ($1.1 B), Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame ($2.8 B), Marvel and Sony’s Spider-Man: Far From Home ($1 B), and Disney’s live-action Aladdin ($1 B).

'The Lion King' Roars Past $1 Billion in the Global Box Office

Disney is no where close to being done in theaters this year, and still has the premieres of Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (October 18), Frozen 2 (November 22) and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (December 20) which are predicted to be some of the highest grossing films of 2019.

'The Lion King' Roars Past $1 Billion in the Global Box Office

Congratulations to the cast and crew of Disney’s The Lion King (2019) on this major accomplishment!

What new Disney films are you excited to see in 2019? Have you seen any of the films that joined the “billionaire club”? Let us know in the comments, we would love to know!

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Kaitlyn is a writer, painter, and artist based just north of Baltimore, Maryland. She is a previous participant in the Disney College Program and has years of experience with Walt Disney World Parks and Resorts and with Universal Orlando Resort. Her and her big 'Ohana are frequent visitors to the parks and resorts and she is always up for another trip to visit her favorite castles! Kaitlyn is the News & Entertainment Writer for Chip and Company and is passionate about writing and storytelling.
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