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Disney declared this year’s “The Lion King” remake as its biggest live-action release ever.
But it’s closer to an animated movie than a live-action one.
We compared “The Lion King” to Disney’s biggest animated movies at the domestic box office, adjusted for inflation.
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With $1.3 billion worldwide, Disney has declared its remake of “The Lion King” the company’s “highest grossing live-action release of all time” (not including Marvel or “Star Wars”). But there are a few caveats that go with that honor.

There’s not much “live action” about this year’s “Lion King,” a photorealistic version of the 1994 animated classic. In fact, there is only one shot in the movie that is truly “live-action,” according the film’s director.

READ MORE: ‘The Lion King’ remake is projected to far outpace the original at the box office in its opening weekend, but will face a tougher battle after

And with that in mind, is it even Disney’s biggest animated movie ever?

It’s difficult to fairly adjust worldwide box office totals for inflation since various international markets have grown so much over time. “The Lion King” surpassed “Frozen” in that regard as the biggest animated movie ever. But it’s clear …read more

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