The Lion King

After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery.

Grosses

Domestic (32.8%)
$543,638,043
Summary Details
DistributorWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
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Opening$191,770,759
4,725 theaters
Budget$260,000,000
MPAAPG
Running Time1 hr 58 min
GenresAdventure Animation Drama Family Musical
In Release141 days/20 weeks
Widest Release4,802 theaters
ChartRanking
Widest Openings by Studio Type - All Studios1
Top Opening Weekends By Month - July1
Most Theaters by Studio Type - All Studios1
Top Opening Weekends by MPAA Rating - PG1
Top Opening Weekends by MPAA Rating - G/PG1
Widest Releases by MPAA Rating - PG1
Widest Releases by MPAA Rating - G/PG1
Widest Openings by MPAA Rating - PG1
Widest Openings by Studio Type - Major Studios1
Widest Openings by MPAA Rating - G/PG1
Most Theaters by Studio Type - Major Studios1
Top Opening Weekends By Season - Summer3
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Tuesday3
Slowest to $100–$900 Million - $500M4
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Sunday7
Top Opening Grosses by Days in Release - 6-days7
Top Opening Grosses by Days in Release - 7-days7
Fastest to $100–$900 Million - $250M7
Slowest to $100–$900 Million - $450M7
Opening Weeks7
Fastest to $100–$900 Million - $200M8
Top Opening Grosses by Days in Release - 10-days8
Top Opening Grosses by Days in Release - 9-days8
Top Opening Grosses by Days in Release - 8-days8
Top Opening Grosses by Days in Release - 5-days8
Top Opening Grosses by Days in Release - 4-days8
Top Opening Grosses by Days in Release - 3-days8
Opening Weekends8
Fastest to $100–$900 Million - $150M8
Fastest to $100–$900 Million - $350M8
Fastest to $100–$900 Million - $300M8
Fastest to $100–$900 Million - $100M9
Top Opening Grosses by Days in Release - 2-days9
Fastest to $100–$900 Million - $400M9
Opening Days10
Fastest to $100–$900 Million - $450M10
Fastest to $100–$900 Million - $500M11
Top Weekends: 2nd – 12th - 2ND11
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Saturday12
Top Single Day Grosses13
Top Weekend Theater Averages - All Weekends - Wide14
Top Opening Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends14
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Wednesday16
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Monday17
Top Weekends: 2nd – 12th - 3RD19
Slowest to $100–$900 Million - $400M25
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Thursday29
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Tuesday31
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Friday40
Top Single Day Grosses43
Slowest to $100–$900 Million - $350M44
Top Weekends: 2nd – 12th - 4TH46
Top Weekends: 2nd – 12th - 5TH58
Top Single Day Grosses60
Top Weekends: 2nd – 12th - 7TH79
Slowest to $100–$900 Million - $300M79
Holiday Weekends - Labor Day wknd81
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Wednesday87
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Sunday88
Top Weekends: 2nd – 12th - 6TH96
Top Weekends: 2nd – 12th - 9TH101
Top Weekends: 2nd – 12th - 10TH109
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Saturday109
Slowest to $100–$900 Million - $250M121
Top Weekends: 2nd – 12th - 8TH125
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Monday153
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Thursday167
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Tuesday171
Top Weekends: 2nd – 12th - 11TH179