'Aladdin' Crosses $1 Billion Mark at Global Box Office
"Aladdin" has ridden its magic carpet to $1 billion at the global box office.
Disney's live-action remake of the 1992 animated hit opened in theaters Memorial Day weekend. Despite lukewarm reviews, it made $105 million in its opening weekend. On Thursday, the movie earned $343.1 million in North America and $656.2 million overseas for a global haul of $999.3 million.
This marks both star Will Smith and director Guy Ritchie's first billion-dollar movie (not adjusted for inflation).