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Disney Tried To Force Leftist Causes On Audiences. Now It’s Paying The Price

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Disney Tried To Force Leftist Causes On Audiences. Now It’s Paying The Price


The executives at the Walt Disney Company almost certainly hoped that its newest animated film, “Wish,” would represent a culmination of 100 years of pop culture ascendancy — a hit on the level of “Beauty and the Beast” or “The Little Mermaid.”

The movie’s style, story, and songs all deliberately pay homage to those great classics of yesteryear in an attempt to garner as much nostalgic goodwill as possible for the company’s centennial.

Instead, it seems more likely that “Wish” will capstone another year of box office disappointments for the House of Mouse.

In the past, the Thanksgiving holiday weekend has been a great success for Disney. “Frozen” was released on November 22, 2013, took in $67 million during opening weekend, and eventually grossed over $1.2 billion at the box office. Its sequel, “Frozen II,” was released on the same day in 2019, achieved a whopping $130 million opening weekend and $1.4 billion overall, becoming the second highest-grossing animated film of all time (after Disney’s own “live action” remake of “The Lion King”).

In contrast, “Wish” was projected to pull in a lower but still respectable $45-$50 million from November 22-26, but only ended up with an anemic $31.6 million, according to The…



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