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The Lion King

Domestic Total Gross: $312,855,561
Domestic Lifetime Gross: $422,783,777
Distributor: Buena VistaRelease Date: June 15, 1994
Genre: AnimationRuntime: 1 hrs. 29 min.
MPAA Rating: GProduction Budget: $45 million

Total Lifetime Grosses
Domestic:  $422,783,777    43.7%
Foreign:  $545,700,000    56.3%

Worldwide:  $968,483,777  
Domestic Summary
Release Dates:  June 15, 1994 (limited)
 June 24, 1994 (wide)
Limited Opening Weekend: $1,586,753
(#10 rank, 2 theaters, $793,377 average)
Wide Opening Weekend: $40,888,194
(#1 rank, 2,552 theaters, $16,022 average)
% of Total Gross: 13.1%
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Widest Release:  2,624 theaters
The Players
Directors:Roger Allers
Rob Minkoff
Writers:Irene Mecchi
Chris Sanders (story)
Linda Woolverton
Actors:Matthew Broderick (Voice)
Jonathan Taylor Thomas
James Earl Jones (Voice)
Jeremy Irons (Voice)
Moira Kelly
Nathan Lane
Rowan Atkinson
Whoopi Goldberg
Cheech Marin
Producer:Don Hahn
Composer:Hans Zimmer
Genres
Genre Rank
Animation 3
Charts
Chart Rank
All Time Domestic 18
All Time Adjusted 19
All Time Worldwide 33
Yearly 1994 2
Yearly G Rated 1994 1
Yearly Opening Weekends 1994 123
Worldwide Yearly 1994 1
Opening Weeks 225
Post-Thanksgiving Weekend - Best Holds 168
Longest Time To #1 61
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time 187
Theater Averages - All Time Adjusted 1
Theater Averages - Opening Weekends 1
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends 165
Opening Weekends 287
Opening Weekends - June 46
Opening Weekends - Summer 173
Ninth Weekends 52
Tenth Weekends 60
Twelfth Weekends 66
Twelfth Weekends 74
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive) 172
Most Weekends in Top 10 (non-consecutive) 27
Most Weekends in Top 5 (non-consecutive) 110
Consecutive Weekends At #1 158
Consecutive Weekends In Top 10 75
Consecutive Weekends In Top 5 95
Third Weekends 64
Fourth Weekends 52
Fifth Weekends 20
Sixth Weekends 39
Seventh Weekends 50
Eighth Weekends 35
Top Ranking Limited Release Debuts 149
Rated G 1
Rated G and PG 7
Rated G, Opening Weekends 13
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends 82
Widest G Rated Openings 62
Widest G Rated Releases 61
Fastest to $100 million 329
Fastest to $150 million 196
Fastest to $200 million 138
Fastest to $250 million 92
Fastest to $300 million 64
Slowest to $100 million 310
Slowest to $200 million 38
BOM Users' Grades 19
BOM Users' Grades (1994 Releases) 2
Charts (Premier Pass Users Only)Rank
Highest All Time Rank (on December 26, 1994) 4
Yearly (Wide) 1994 2
Yearly Opening Weekends (Limited) 1994 6
Yearly Opening Weekends (Wide) 1994 1
Opening Weeks Adjusted 78
Thanksgiving 3-day Weekends Adjusted 150
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted 56
Theater Averages - All Time Adjusted 1
Theater Averages - Opening Weekends Adjusted 1
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted 52
Opening Weekends Adjusted - June 16
Opening Weekends Adjusted 118
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Summer 76
Ninth Weekends Adjusted 35
Tenth Weekends Adjusted 48
Twelfth Weekends Adjusted 65
Third Weekends Adjusted 12
Fourth Weekends Adjusted 11
Fifth Weekends Adjusted 10
Sixth Weekends Adjusted 19
Seventh Weekends Adjusted 32
Eighth Weekends Adjusted 22
Rated G Adjusted 6
Rated G and PG Adjusted 12
Rated G, Opening Weekends Adjusted 6
Rated G and PG, Opening Weekends Adjusted 27