The Lion King

Lion prince Simba and his father are targeted by his bitter uncle, who wants to ascend the throne himself.

Grosses

Domestic (41%)
$312,855,561
Summary Details
DistributorWalt Disney Studios
Opening$1,586,753
2 theaters
Budget$45,000,000
Release Date (Wide)Jun 15, 1994 (Jun 24, 1994)
MPAAG
Running Time1 hr 28 min
GenresAdventure Animation Drama Family Musical
In Release565 days/80 weeks
Widest Release2,624 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Jun 17-1914$1,586,753-2-$793,376$2,209,0301
Jun 24-261$40,888,194+2,476.8%2,552+2,550$16,022$44,654,8842
Jul 1-4
July 4th long wknd
1$34,208,876-2,560-$13,362$104,519,258-
Jul 8-102$24,425,513-2,565-$9,522$143,426,9064
Jul 15-173$16,886,224-30.9%2,624+59$6,435$174,348,0945
Jul 22-244$14,005,541-17.1%2,611-13$5,364$199,723,3556
Jul 29-315$9,946,473-29%2,577-34$3,859$218,645,1047
Aug 5-77$7,074,280-28.9%2,355-222$3,003$232,392,9128
Aug 12-148$6,010,520-15%2,221-134$2,706$243,168,3839
Aug 19-218$4,336,530-27.9%1,783-438$2,432$251,364,91610
Aug 26-289$3,013,759-30.5%1,344-439$2,242$256,945,95311
Sep 2-5
Labor Day wknd
7$3,919,074-1,331-$2,944$262,317,184-
Sep 9-1116$1,805,418-1,151-$1,568$264,718,82813
Sep 16-1810$1,623,687-10.1%975-176$1,665$266,901,02314
Nov 18-206$5,509,468-1,456-$3,783-23
Nov 25-27
Thanksgiving 3-Day
6$6,267,047+13.8%1,510+54$4,150$281,838,75624
Dec 2-4
Post-Thanksgiving
7$3,110,403-50.4%1,558+48$1,996$285,973,97625
Dec 9-118$2,211,922-28.9%1,574+16$1,405$289,021,69026
Dec 16-189$1,852,331-16.3%1,539-35$1,203$291,573,20527
Dec 23-26
Christmas long wknd
13$2,028,169-1,212-$1,673$295,132,896-
Dec 30-Jan 2, 1995
New Year's long wknd
12$3,046,582-1,141-$2,670$300,352,905-
Jan 6-820$1,017,238-1,072-$948$301,867,00230
Jan 13-16
MLK wknd
16$2,461,782-1,203-$2,046$304,565,622-
Jan 20-2217$1,367,321-1,109-$1,232$306,374,04232
Jan 27-2921$1,108,308-18.9%1,102-7$1,005$307,833,45633
Feb 17-20
Presidents' Day wknd
20$1,007,812-947-$1,064$311,275,225-
Feb 24-2616$1,400,065----$312,855,56137