'Lion King' remake passes 'Frozen' as highest grossing animated film


Disney's remake of The Lion King has crossed the Rs 150 crore mark at the India box office.

The Lion King has become the biggest Disney animated film worldwide.

Disney's photo-realistic animated adaptation of The Lion King has surpassed another box office milestone, becoming the highest-grossing animated film of all time.

Elsa would probably be singing, "Let It Go", for she and the other cast of Frozen had to let go the record for the highest-grossing animated film of all-time title the weekend. Frozen collected $1.2 billion at the time of its release.

The Lion King has been classified as an animated film because of its state-of-the-art photorealistic technology.

He also said that calling The Lion King an animated movie is 'misleading as far as what the expectations might be'.

There has been a debate as to whether The Lion King (2019) is live-action since save for one brief shot of the African sunrise, everything else, including animals, environments, trees, grasses was created in the studio using 3D rendering software.

Jon Favreau's remake has surged passed Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom ($1.309 billion), Star Wars: The Last Jedi ($1.332 billion) and is on its way to beat Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II ($1.341 billion).

Domestically (in North America) The Lion King has earned 473.10 million dollars. The Lion King recorded the second-biggest collection in China.