Aladdin exceeded box office expectations to become a huge hit financially.
1 / 8
At one point, the movie was poised to make $75 million over Memorial Day.
2 / 8
This likely stemmed from all the controversy Aladdin was generating during marketing.
3 / 8
Instead, the film did very well and scored one of the best Memorial Day openings of all-time.
4 / 8
It didn't face much competition and received positive word-of-mouth.
5 / 8
Enough time had passed since Avengers: Endgame and people were ready for another blockbuster.
6 / 8
Aladdin should turn a nice profit for the studio by the time its run is over.
7 / 8