The Lion King Box Office: The Lion King has witnessed its theatrical release in India today, and considering the morning occupancy and advance bookings – it’s all set to roar at the box office! The Hindi version has Shah Rukh Khan dubbing for the character of Mufasa, his son Aryan as Simba and that’s one of the reasons what the craze is all about with most critics calling it highly ‘realistic’.
Now, comparing this Disney film with Top 3 Highest Hollywood Openers of 2019, here’s where it may stand:
The movie witnessed a different king of insanity at the ticket windows with houseful shows, days before its release. With several Marvel superheroes including Black Widow, Iron Man, Captain Marvel, Captain America amongst others, coming together to reverse the damage caused by the super-villain Thanos, a massive box office opening was inevitable and that’s what happened, as it garnered whopping collections of 53.10 crores.
Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel enjoyed a marvellous pre-release buzz with audiences highly anticipating to see whether the female super-hero movie meets the Marvel standards. And the makers didn’t disappoint us clearly. The movie opened on a good note earning 12.75 crores, gradually becoming a hit with 84.20 crores lifetime.
Spider-Man: Far From Home
Not only this Tom Holland starrer bring back the spider craze, but ended up being the best Spider Man movie, as termed by many critics as well as the audience. In fact, the movie earned better than its own, Spider-Man: Homecoming, with box office collections of 9.75 crore on its Day 1.
Now, as predicted by the trade analysts, The Lion King is going to witness a box office opening in double digits. While numbers around 12 crores are being anticipated, it is sure to cross Spider-Man: Far From Home but the battle will be against Captain Marvel, and let’s see whether it will manage to surpass expectation and beat its opening numbers!