The Lion King broke a box office record for Disney in its opening weekend.
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Jon Favreau's photorealistic CGI remake of the 1994 animated feature divided critics.
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Many didn't see why a remake was necessary, while others applauded its technological feats.
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Despite critic reviews, the film had a strong opening weekend.
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It debuted with a record-breaking $185,000,000, topping previous debuts of live action remakes.
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The Lion King is currently Disney's 14th live-action remake.
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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil will be Disney's final live-action release of 2019.
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