Disney dominates the season while "Hobbs & Shaw," "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," "Rocketman" and Keanu Reeves also score. But it was pretty grim for horror flicks, non-Disney 'toons and Warner Bros. in general.
Two months after its release, Guy Ritchie’s remake of Disney’s “Aladdin” will cross the $1 billion mark at the global box office Friday, taking advantage of a mix of nostalgia and weak competition to dominate the box office in June. Released on Memorial Day weekend, “Aladdin” received mixed reviews with a 57% Rotten Tomatoes score, with some reviews echoing the sense of Disney remake fatigue that many critics would show two months later with “The Lion King.” But that didn’t stop Disney fans from showing up to the tune of a $117 million 4-day opening, the largest Memorial Day opening...
Will Smith took to Instagram this weekend as Aladdin, the Disney live-action remake of the 1992 animated classic, overtook Independence Day to become the star's biggest film ever at the global box office (unadjusted). In a video post, a "humbled" Smith said, "To be in this game as long as I've been in this game […]
Disney's live-action "Aladdin" soared far above the competition in North America, with an estimated $112.7 million at 4,476 sites over four days. It's the fifth-highest Memorial Day weekend total ever, topping "X-Men: Days of Future Past's" 2014 mark of $110.4 million. Disney holds the record for the holiday, with 2007's "Pirates of the Caribbean: At […]
The new "Aladdin" film faced a formidable challenge in adapting the cartoon's bright blue Genie for a live-action version.