Which movies transformed your summer? 

As summer is wont to do, it was a season stuffed with remakes, reboots and tentpoles, with everything from a Marvel-ous kickoff in April to Hobbs & Shaw bringing some popular "Fast and Furious" flavor to the dog days of August. But while we were busy taking in Will Smith's rapping turn as Aladdin's Genie and singing along with Elton John in "Rocketman," some movies – even great movies – failed to make enough noise to attract audiences, while other blockbuster-hopefuls went bust.

Here's a look at the stars who emerged triumphant – and others who saw their summer dreams dashed.

Queen Bey was just warming up in April when she dropped her "Homecoming" concert documentary on Netflix and a surprise accompanying live album. In July the pop superstar voiced Nala in “The Lion King,” and after walking the red carpet with Blue Ivy released an entire other new album from the film titled "The Lion King: The Gift," which features a ballad primed for an Oscar nomination. Buoyed by Timon (Billy Eichner), Pumbaa (Seth Rogen) and Simba (Donald Glover), the revamped "Lion King" went on to score $1.5 billion at the box office.

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