‘The Lion King’ was slammed by critics, but audiences didn’t care
|07/22/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- “The Lion King” broke a July box-office record despite poor reviews from critics.
- The remake has a 54% critic score on Rotten Tomatoes, but an 89% audience score and an A grade on Cinemascore, which tracks opening-night audience sentiment.
- It has already made over $530 million worldwide, adding to Disney’s box-office domination this year.
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Movie critics weren’t pleased with Disney’s “The Lion King” remake, but that didn’t stop audiences from seeing and enjoying it.