Crunching the numbers for Disney's blockbuster

By Casey Davidson
Updated July 29, 1994 at 04:00 AM EDT
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Clearly, Disney’s motto for The Lion King was ”Think Big.” The summer hit has racked up spectacular numbers — and not only at the box office. Some of the jaw-dropping figures:

*Number of days it took to earn $100 million: 11
*Date by which Disney expects it to earn $200 million: July 29
*Estimated number of people who have seen it in the U.S.: 50 million
*Number of languages it will be dubbed in: 26
*Number of different Lion King items at Toys ”R” Us: 200
*Number of collectible figures Burger King had ordered for its promotion: 30 million
*Number available after five weeks: 0

The Lion King

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