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The Lion King


The Numbers Rating: 7.30 (98 votes) Rate it - Rating Details
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 89% - Fresh
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $422,780,140
International Box Office$530,100,000
Worldwide Box Office$952,880,140
For full financial breakdown, please contact our research team.
Production Budget:$79,300,000
Theatrical Release: June 15th, 1994 (Wide) by Walt Disney
September 16th, 2011 (Wide) by Walt Disney, released as The Lion King 3D
Video Release: March 3rd, 1995 by Walt Disney Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: G
Franchise: The Lion King
Keywords: 3D Re-release, Talking Animals, Animal Lead, Breaking the Fourth Wall, Family Movie, Coming of Age
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Hand Animation
Creative Type:Kids Fiction
International Theatrical Gross prior to 2011 re-release:$455,800,000
Domestic Theatrical Gross prior to 2011 re-release:$328,539,505
Soundtrack sales (1994, Daily Variety, 12/14/1994, p. 1):7,000,000
US VHS sales:"more than 30 million" (Variety, 11/15/2006)
Worldwide video and DVD sales and rentals:$1,500,000,000
Worldwide Rentals:$531,722,000

Trailer


The Liong King in 3D HD Trailer

Cast

Rowan Atkinson    Zazu
Matthew Broderick    Simba
Niketa Calame    Young Nala
Jim Cummings    Ed
Whoopi Goldberg    Shenzi
Robert Guillaume    Rafiki
Jeremy Irons    Scar
James Earl Jones    Mufasa
Moira Kelly    Adult Nala
Nathan Lane    Timon
Cheech Marin    Banzai
Ernie Sabella    Pumbaa
Madge Sinclar    Sarabi
Jonathan Taylor Thomas    Young Simba
Frank Welker    Additional voice
Phil Proctor    Additional Voice

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Roger Allers
Director    Rob Minkoff
Producer    Don Hahn
Screenwriter    Irene Mecchi
Screenwriter    Jonathan Roberts
Screenwriter    Linda Woolverton
Song Writer    Elton John
Producer    Chris Thomas
Composer    Hans Zimmer
Song Writer    Tim Rice
Executive Producer    Thomas Schumacher
Executive Producer    Sarah McArthur
Associate Producer    Alice Dewey
Art Director    Andy Gaskill
Production Designer    Chris Sanders
Editor    Tom Finan
Editor    John Carnochan
Story Creator    Brenda Chapman
Visual Effects Designer    Scott Santoro

Weekend Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1994/06/17 10 $1,586,753   2 $793,377   $2,209,030 5
1994/06/24 1 $40,888,194 +2,477% 2,552 $16,022   $44,654,884 12
1994/07/01 1 $34,208,876 -16% 2,560 $13,363   $104,519,258 19
1994/07/08 2 $24,195,645 -29% 2,565 $9,433   $143,426,906 26
1994/07/15 3 $16,886,224 -30% 2,624 $6,435   $174,348,094 33
1994/07/22 4 $14,005,541 -17% 2,611 $5,364   $199,723,355 40
1994/07/29 5 $9,946,473 -29% 2,577 $3,860   $218,645,104 47
1994/08/05 7 $7,074,280 -29% 2,355 $3,004   $232,392,912 54
1994/08/12 8 $6,010,520 -15% 2,221 $2,706   $243,168,383 61
1994/08/19 8 $4,336,530 -28% 1,783 $2,432   $251,364,916 68
1994/08/26 8 $3,013,759 -31% 1,344 $2,242   $256,945,953 75
1994/09/02 7 $3,919,074 +30% 1,331 $2,944   $262,317,184 82
1994/09/09 11 $1,805,418 -54% 1,151 $1,569   $264,718,828 89
1994/09/16 8 $1,623,687 -10% 975 $1,665   $266,901,023 96
1994/11/18 4 $5,509,468   1,456 $3,784   $272,944,052 159
1994/11/25 6 $6,267,047 +14% 1,510 $4,150   $281,838,756 166
1994/12/02 6 $3,110,403 -50% 1,558 $1,996   $285,973,976 173
1994/12/09 8 $2,211,922 -29% 1,574 $1,405   $289,021,690 180
1994/12/16 6 $1,852,331 -16% 1,539 $1,204   $291,573,205 187
1994/12/23 13 $2,028,169 +9% 1,360 $1,491   $295,132,896 194
1994/12/30 12 $3,046,582 +50% 1,141 $2,670   $300,352,905 201
1995/01/06 16 $1,017,238 -67% 1,072 $949   $301,867,002 208
1995/01/13 14 $2,461,782 +142% 1,203 $2,046   $304,565,622 215
1995/01/20 16 $1,367,321 -44% 1,109 $1,233   $306,374,043 222
1995/01/27 18 $1,108,308 -19% 1,102 $1,006   $307,833,457 229
1995/02/03 16 $896,731 -19% 1,002 $895   $309,011,765 236
1995/02/10 17 $824,203 -8% 1,002 $823   $310,055,725 243
1995/02/17 16 $1,007,812 +22% 947 $1,064   $311,275,225 250
1995/02/24 18 $612,059 -39% 771 $794   $312,067,556 257
1995/03/03 29 $295,502 -52% 540 $547   $312,544,356 264
1995/03/10 45 $102,349 -65% 302 $339   $312,730,666 271
1995/03/17 51 $28,144 -73% 86 $327   $312,803,512 278
1995/03/24 51 $12,155 -57% 55 $221   $312,825,889 285
2011/09/16 1 $30,151,614   2,330 $12,941   $358,691,119 6,305
2011/09/23 1 $21,929,332 -27% 2,330 $9,412   $390,014,907 6,312
2011/09/30 3 $10,615,645 -52% 2,340 $4,537   $407,749,299 6,319
2011/10/07 7 $4,598,606 -57% 2,267 $2,028   $414,548,100 6,326
2011/10/14 10 $2,792,403 -39% 1,970 $1,417   $419,075,823 6,333
2011/10/21 13 $1,254,237 -55% 1,091 $1,150   $421,148,042 6,340
2011/10/28 29 $203,763 -84% 378 $539   $421,682,974 6,347
2011/11/04 29 $212,256 +4% 133 $1,596   $421,975,367 6,354
2011/11/11 31 $195,222 -8% 96 $2,034   $422,246,203 6,361
2011/11/18 33 $130,006 -33% 82 $1,585   $422,422,641 6,368
2011/11/25 38 $105,747 -19% 68 $1,555   $422,607,334 6,375
2011/12/02 48 $36,687 -65% 53 $692   $422,664,111 6,382
2011/12/09 52 $26,683 -27% 38 $702   $422,703,159 6,389
2011/12/16 49 $23,694 -11% 32 $740   $422,737,194 6,396
2011/12/23 57 $2,585 -89% 10 $259   $422,759,376 6,403
2011/12/30 64 $4,488 +74% 7 $641   $422,772,856 6,410
2012/01/06 68 $4,271 -5% 7 $610   $422,780,140 6,417

Daily Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/09/16 1 $8,919,921   2,330 $3,828   $337,459,426 6,303
2011/09/17 1 $11,933,562 +34% 2,330 $5,122   $349,392,988 6,304
2011/09/18 1 $9,298,131 -22% 2,330 $3,991   $358,691,119 6,305
2011/09/19 1 $2,314,324 -75% 2,330 $993   $361,005,443 6,306
2011/09/20 1 $2,616,404 +13% 2,330 $1,123   $363,621,847 6,307
2011/09/21 1 $2,214,226 -15% 2,330 $950   $365,836,073 6,308
2011/09/22 1 $2,249,502 +2% 2,330 $965   $368,085,575 6,309
2011/09/23 2 $6,075,717 +170% 2,330 $2,608   $374,161,292 6,310
2011/09/24 1 $9,239,018 +52% 2,330 $3,965   $383,400,310 6,311
2011/09/25 1 $6,614,597 -28% 2,330 $2,839   $390,014,907 6,312
2011/09/26 1 $1,478,639 -78% 2,330 $635   $391,493,546 6,313
2011/09/27 2 $1,743,361 +18% 2,330 $748   $393,236,907 6,314
2011/09/28 1 $1,688,400 -3% 2,330 $725   $394,925,307 6,315
2011/09/29 1 $2,208,347 +31% 2,330 $948   $397,133,654 6,316
2011/09/30 3 $3,297,337 +49% 2,340 $1,409   $400,430,991 6,317
2011/10/01 3 $4,454,384 +35% 2,340 $1,904   $404,885,375 6,318
2011/10/02 2 $2,863,924 -36% 2,340 $1,224   $407,749,299 6,319
2011/10/03 4 $573,939 -80% 2,340 $245   $408,323,238 6,320
2011/10/04 4 $624,404 +9% 2,340 $267   $408,947,642 6,321
2011/10/05 4 $500,218 -20% 2,340 $214   $409,447,860 6,322
2011/10/06 5 $501,634 n/c 2,340 $214   $409,949,494 6,323
2011/10/07 8 $1,212,604 +142% 2,267 $535   $411,162,098 6,324
2011/10/08 6 $1,949,387 +61% 2,267 $860   $413,111,485 6,325
2011/10/09 7 $1,436,615 -26% 2,267 $634   $414,548,100 6,326
2011/10/10 5 $800,896 -44% 2,267 $353   $415,348,996 6,327
2011/10/11 9 $325,265 -59% 2,267 $143   $415,674,261 6,328
2011/10/12 9 $282,000 -13% 2,267 $124   $415,956,261 6,329
2011/10/13 7 $327,159 +16% 2,267 $144   $416,283,420 6,330
2011/10/14 11 $720,669 +120% 1,970 $366   $417,004,089 6,331
2011/10/15 10 $1,249,224 +73% 1,970 $634   $418,253,313 6,332
2011/10/16 9 $822,510 -34% 1,970 $418   $419,075,823 6,333
2011/10/17 10 $193,565 -76% 1,970 $98   $419,269,388 6,334
2011/10/18 10 $211,620 +9% 1,970 $107   $419,481,008 6,335
2011/10/19 10 $201,790 -5% 1,970 $102   $419,682,798 6,336
2011/10/20 10 $211,007 +5% 1,970 $107   $419,893,805 6,337

Worldwide Weekly Chart Record

DateRank Gross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal Gross
2011-09-29 1 $32,651,079   3,057 $10,681 $870,655,654
2011-10-06 2 $17,620,840 -46.03% 3,231 $5,454 $888,276,494
2011-10-13 3 $16,773,926 -4.81% 4,652 $3,606 $905,050,420
2011-10-20 6 $12,775,385 -23.84% 3,836 $3,330 $917,825,805
2011-10-27 10 $7,697,406 -39.75% 2,665 $2,888 $925,523,211