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  • Aladdin exceeded box office expectations to become a huge hit financially. 1 / 8

    Mena Massoud And Naomi Scott In Aladdin
  • At one point, the movie was poised to make $75 million over Memorial Day. 2 / 8

    Will Smith As Genie In Aladdin
  • This likely stemmed from all the controversy Aladdin was generating during marketing. 3 / 8

    Marwan Kenzari As Jafar In Disney's Aladdin
  • Instead, the film did very well and scored one of the best Memorial Day openings of all-time. 4 / 8

    Naomi Scott As Jasmine In Aladdin
  • It didn't face much competition and received positive word-of-mouth. 5 / 8

    Will Smith As Genie In Aladdin
  • Enough time had passed since Avengers: Endgame and people were ready for another blockbuster. 6 / 8

    Mena Massoud With Abu In Disney's Aladdin
  • Aladdin should turn a nice profit for the studio by the time its run is over. 7 / 8

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