On Monday, Walt Disney Studios’ The Jungle Book passed $700 million in box office sales. As of today, the film “roared” passed expectations and more, reaching $708.6 million.
With both domestic sales at $255.8 million and international sales at $452.8 million, the feature now ranks as #4 film of the year overall. In addition, the film joins Disney’s Zootopia in passing the milestone mark.
Having surpassed the $600M mark on April 29, The Jungle Book added more than $100M to its global total last weekend thanks to outstanding holds in the U.S. and internationally. Domestically, it has remained the #1 film every day of its run and, in its third consecutive #1 weekend (April 29-May 1), posted the sixth-best third weekend of all time with $43.7M. It debuted April 15 with $103.3M, holding in its second weekend with $61.5M.
In China, the film has brought in $138.8M to become Disney’s third biggest release in the country, while in India, it is already the highest-grossing Hollywood release of all time with $34.4M. Other top markets include the U.K. ($48M), Mexico ($19.9M) and France ($19.4M). The film opens in Korea on June 9 and in Japan on August 11.
Congratulations to all those that worked on the film. Who is ready for the sequel?