The live-action Lion King had an incredible North American debut, bringing in $185 million over the weekend — the biggest domestic opening of all time for a Disney remake. Directed by Jon Favreau, the film, which had mixed reviews, was projected to earn between $150 million and $175 million. The Lion King opened in China a week early, and as of Sunday has brought in $531 million worldwide. Coming in second place was Spider-Man: Far From Home with $21 million, followed by Toy Story 4 with $14.6 million, Crawl with $6 million, and Yesterday with $5.1 million.
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