The Walt Disney Studios‘ Aladdin is crossing the $500 million mark globally today after just 15 days of release. This means that Aladdin has now also surpassed the lifetime global total of Oz the Great and Powerful ($493 million) as well as the lifetime domestic total of Cinderella ($201 million) after surpassing the $200 million mark yesterday. The film was at $203.1 million domestically and $293.1 million internationally after yesterday.
The film’s strong word-of-mouth is reflected by the fact that Aladdin was once again the No. 1 movie in the US throughout this week. Aladdin now already stands as the No. 3 domestic release of 2019 to date, giving The Walt Disney Studios all top three releases. This weekend sees it open in its final international market, Japan.
The international highlights include: China ($43.3M); UK ($27.5M); Mexico ($21.5M); Korea ($17.1M); Italy ($13.6M); Russia ($13.5M); Spain ($12.8M); Indonesia ($12.1M); Australia ($11.9M); Brazil ($11.3M); France ($8.9M); Germany ($8.3M); Philippines ($8.1M); and India ($7.1M).
A thrilling and vibrant live-action adaptation of Disney’s animated classic, Aladdin is the exciting tale of the charming street rat Aladdin, the courageous and self-determined Princess Jasmine and the Genie who may be the key to their future.
Directed by Guy Ritchie, who brings his singular flair for fast-paced, visceral action to the fictitious port city of Agrabah, Aladdin is written by John August and Ritchie based on Disney’s Aladdin. The film stars Will Smith as the Genie; Mena Massoud as Aladdin; Naomi Scott as Jasmine; Marwan Kenzari as Jafar; Alan Tudyk as the parrot Iago; Navid Negahban as the Sultan; Nasim Pedrad as Dalia; Billy Magnussen as Prince Anders; and Numan Acar as Hakim.