The Lion King News

China Turned "Titanic 3D" into The Most Successful Re-Release of All Time

3:10 PM 5/2/2012 by Senh Duong
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I was curious to see how the re-release of "Titanic" would do.

Let's See If "Titanic 3D" Can Break The "Star Wars" Re-Release Record

6:07 PM 4/6/2012 by Senh Duong
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I’ve always thought the only types of films that can be re-released and still draw a sizable audience are Disney’s animated classics and George Lucas’ “Star Wars.” And the only film that can draw a huge audience is “Star Wars.” Disney’s animated classics have a loyal family following. “Star Wars” has a fanatic geek following.


Disney's 'Lion King' and Other 3D Rereleases Won't Enrich Jeffrey Katzenberg – Disney has unearthed a new revenue stream, but not everyone will be tapping it. 8 years 39 weeks ago via brucelee

Beauty and the Beast, Finding Nemo, Monsters, Inc. and The Little Mermaid will get 3D touchup and re-release

8:44 PM 10/4/2011 by Binh Ngo
The Lion King is performing so well that Disney announced today four more animated movies will get the 3D makeover for re-release in 2012 and 2013. Two are from Disney and two from Pixar. Beauty and the Beast -- January 13, 2012 Finding Nemo -- September 14, 2012 Monsters, Inc. -- January 18, 2013 The Little Mermaid -- September 13, 2013

'Lion King' Shoots Up to No. 10 on List of All-Time Top Grossing Films Domestically – The 3D re-release of the classic animated film itself has grossed $98.7 million worldwide, including a massive $79.7 million in North America. 8 years 40 weeks ago via jackiechan

Box Office Report: 'Dolphin Tale' Swims to No. 1 in its Second Weekend with $14.2 Mil – Alcon Entertainment and Warner Bros.' inspirational Dolphin Tale took the No. 1 spot in its second weekend with $14.2 million, wresting the box office crown from fellow family pic The Lion King. 8 years 40 weeks ago via donnieyen

Dolphin Tale is the King of the Box Office Beasts this weekend

10:14 PM 9/30/2011 by Binh Ngo
UPDATE Okay, so much for early prognostications. These box office reports based on mid-Friday returns aren't very accurate are they? I think, going forward, I'll write about the box office returns either on Saturdays or Sundays now.

Disney Extending Theatrical Engagement of 'The Lion King 3D' – The original plan for the 3D re-release of Disney’s 1994 smash The Lion King was to put the film in theaters for two weeks in anticipation of the film’s October 4 Blu-ray release. But the 3D conversion of the film has dominated the box office for two weeks in a row, falling only 27% in its second weekend, for a cumulative two-week take of $61.7 million. 8 years 41 weeks ago via jetli

Box Office Report: 'Lion King' Roars with $22.1 Mil in Surprise Upset Over Brad Pitt's 'Moneyball' and 'Dolphin Tale' – (Pamela McClintock) "Moneyball" and "Dolphin Tale" open north of $20 mil; Taylor Lautner thriller "Abduction" takes in $11.1 mil, followed by Jason Statham action pic "Killer Elite" with $9.5 more 8 years 41 weeks ago via brucelee
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