Will Smith is enjoying the massive box success of Aladdin. Disney’s Aladdin is now the highest grossing movie of Will Smith career. The 50-year-old actor has been in Hollywood since 1985. According to Box Office Mojo, Aladdin has earned 819 million worldwide and will continue to make more money moving forward. The movie will certainly cross the 850 million dollar mark and will be eyeing 900 million dollars worldwide.
Will Smith has been involved in many successful franchise and movies throughout his career. Smith played a lead role in Men in the Black franchise before Sony’s Reboot. Independence Day was the highest grossing movie of Will Smith before Aladdin.
The marketing for Aladdin was not the best from Disney. The first trailer got a lot of criticism for its horrible visual effect on Genie. However, the effects improved on the second trailer and others. The marketing campaign was not the best from Disney. Despite the mixed response from the audience for the trailers, the movie turned out to be damn good. The movie made 116 million dollars on its opening weekend.
The movie received mixed reviews from critics, who praised Will Smith, Naomi Scott, Mena Massoud performance along with costumes design and the musical score but heavily criticize Guy Ritchie’s direction and visual effects. However, a movie not made to please critics. The movie was loved by the audience and got an “A” cinemascore.
Will Smith have 7 movies crossing the 500 million dollar mark. Aladdin, Independence Day, Suicide Squad, Hancock, MIB 3, and I am Legend have crossed the 500 million dollar mark. Will Smith is only an actor to have eight consecutive movies to gross over 100 million dollars worldwide and eleven consecutive movies to gross over 150 million dollars internationally. The Aladdin actor movies have grossed 7.5 billion dollars worldwide.
Will Smith is a phenomenal actor. He has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards, two Academy Awards and won four Grammy Awards. Will Smith has Gemini Man lined up after Aladdin and the trailer for the movie looks pretty impressive.