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 Release140 days/20 weeks
Widest Release4,802 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Jul 19-211$191,770,759-4,725-$40,586$191,770,7591
Jul 26-281$76,621,553-60%4,725-$16,216$351,873,0872
Aug 2-42$38,520,022-49.7%4,802+77$8,021$431,163,1003
Aug 9-113$20,205,322-47.5%4,220-582$4,787$473,309,1484
Aug 16-183$12,332,687-39%3,560-660$3,464$496,540,6725
Aug 23-255$8,065,231-34.6%3,300-260$2,444$510,550,9666
Aug 30-Sep 13$6,923,452-14.2%3,190-110$2,170$521,152,7467
Aug 30-Sep 2
Labor Day wknd
3$9,349,632-3,190-$2,930$523,578,926-
Sep 6-84$4,324,341-37.5%2,610-580$1,656$529,237,7808
Sep 13-155$3,649,905-15.6%2,365-245$1,543$534,087,6809
Sep 20-226$2,677,788-26.6%1,978-387$1,353$537,698,09210
Sep 27-299$1,656,937-38.1%1,691-287$979$540,079,59911
Oct 4-612$685,089-58.7%1,034-657$662$541,281,14612
Oct 11-1313$684,962<0.1%1,687+653$406$542,287,66313
Oct 11-14
Columbus Day wknd
13$859,103-1,687-$509$542,461,804-
Oct 18-2019$270,615-60.5%325-1,362$832$542,954,24314
Oct 25-2732$146,583-45.8%199-126$736$543,187,71615
Nov 1-328$111,333-24%158-41$704$543,349,65616
Nov 8-1031$83,281-25.2%135-23$616$543,465,22617
Nov 15-1740$57,740-30.7%116-19$497$543,554,57518
Nov 22-2441$33,605-41.8%87-29$386$543,601,69019
Nov 29-Dec 142$15,998-52.4%55-32$290$543,634,36520
Nov 28-Dec 1
Thanksgiving 4-Day
37$18,398-55-$334$543,634,365-
Nov 27-Dec 1
Thanksgiving 5-Day
37$23,798-55-$432$543,634,365-