Disney’s live-action adaptation of Aladdin has been in theaters for over 7 weeks now, and the film is continuing to inch closer to the billion-dollar club.
In its seventh week of release, Aladdin grossed another $20 million worldwide, the surprise hit of the summer has now grossed over $960 million worldwide.
Aladdin has become only the 55th film in history to gross $900 million at the global box office, and Disney’s 6th live-action title to reach this mark along with Alice in Wonderland, The Jungle Book, Beauty and the Beast, and three of the Pirates of the Caribbean films.
Also seeing success for the Walt Disney Company is Pixar’s Toy Story 4, which has grossed now grossed $770 million at the worldwide box office.
Disney is having quite the year at the box office as the studio has grossed over $6.4 billion globally, thanks to Captain Marvel $1,128,258,330, Dumbo $351,795,003, Avengers: Endgame $2,780,800,139 (only $8 million away from Avatar), Penguins $7,699,452, and of course Aladdin and Toy Story 4.
Still to come from the studio is Disney’s retelling of The Lion King which is already breaking advanced ticket sales records for Fandango and Atom Tickets, and is on track to gross over $150 million in its opening weekend in two weeks. As well as, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, Frozen 2, and Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker.
“Aladdin” is the exciting tale of the charming street rat Aladdin, the courageous and self-determined Princess Jasmine and the Genie who may be the key to their future. Directed by Guy Ritchie, who brings his singular flair for fast-paced, visceral action to the fictitious port city of Agrabah, the film is written by John August and Ritchie based on Disney’s animated classic “Aladdin.”
Aladdin stars Mena Massoud (Jack Ryan) as Aladdin, Naomi Scott (Power Rangers) as Jasmine, Will Smith (Bad Boys) as the iconic Genie, Marwan Kenzari (The Mummy 2017) as the villainous Jafar, Numan Acar (Prison Break) as Head of the guards Akim, Navid Negahban (Homeland) as The Sultan, Nasim Pedrad (SNL) as Dalia, Billy Magnussen (Into The Woods) as Prince Anders, and Alan Tudyk (Ralph Breaks The Internet) as the voice of Iago.
Aladdin and Toy Story 4 are still in theaters.