Why is the Lion King Live Action movie so much more popular than Aladdin?

My town has a luxury movie theater (Silverspot Cinema), I remember when Aladdin live action came out, I went to see it on the first day, (technically it was released Friday May 24th but they have showings a day early Thursday May 23rd) I saw it that Thursday at 6pm... (it was the first showing of it for that day,... show more My town has a luxury movie theater (Silverspot Cinema),

I remember when Aladdin live action came out,
I went to see it on the first day,
(technically it was released Friday May 24th but they have showings a day early Thursday May 23rd)

I saw it that Thursday at 6pm...
(it was the first showing of it for that day, there was another at 9pm)....

So there I was, Thursday at 6pm...
there were so many EMPTY seats --
I had half the row to myself.

I assumed Lion King would be a similar situation....

not the case; all the good seats for Thursday 7/18/19 at 6pm are SOLD OUT.

Why is that?
I thought Lion King and Aladdin were similar in popularity?
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