The Jungle Book surpasses $700M at global box office

By Alexandra Heilbron on May 3, 2016 | Leave a Comment


The Jungle Book word premiereDisney’s The Jungle Book, which has enjoyed three consecutive weekends at the top of the domestic box office, has earned $255.8 million domestically and $452.8 million internationally for a total of $708.6 million at the global box office as of May 2, 2016.

The Jungle Book is currently the fourth highest-earning film of the year domestically, internationally, and globally and follows in the steps of Zootopia to become Disney’s second 2016 release to cross the $700 million mark.

In China, the film has earned a total of $138.8 million to become Disney’s third biggest release in the country. In India, where the movie is set, it’s the highest-grossing Hollywood release of all time with $34.4 million.

Directed by Jon Favreau and featuring newcomer Neel Sethi as Mowgli and an all-star voice cast including Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong’oScarlett Johansson and Christopher WalkenThe Jungle Book enjoys a stellar 94% Certified Fresh rating at RottenTomatoes and holds a viewer rating of 4.5 stars at Tribute.ca.

To read our review of the film, click here.



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