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  • Aladdin: How Guy Ritchie Beat Low Expectations and Made A Disney Hit. 1 / 10

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  • The live-action remake of Aladdin managed to overcome low expectations and bad buzz to become a real box office hit. 2 / 10

  • Aladdin had a $100 million four day weekend and has grossed over $267 million worldwide so far. 3 / 10

  • Aladdin had the lowest expectations of all of Disney's remakes but experts forgot some key facts. 4 / 10

  • Nostalgia is big for Disney and the original film is beloved for many, so a remake would always make money. 5 / 10

  • The film proved once again that diversity in Hollywood attracts audiences. 6 / 10

  • It also helped that the film was far better than many expected it to be, and it's one of the strongest Disney remakes so far. 7 / 10

  • The film has still faced heavy criticism for its cultural insensitivity, and that's something Disney needs to learn from. 8 / 10

  • Aladdin is now showing in theaters nationwide. 9 / 10

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