The House of Mouse continues dominate. Thus far, the studio has amassed $7 billion at the global office, and doesn’t appear to be slowing down before the end of the year. Below are the details, per Deadline:
Walt Disney Studios clicked past $7 billion at the global box office today, the first time a major studio has crossed that mark in a given year. Disney’s global B.O. to date beats the previous annual industry record set by Universal last year with $6.89B.
While the $290M global opening of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story raced Disney past this mark, the Burbank, CA-based studio has built its 2016 fortune off a slew of big-brand titles across Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, Marvel Studios, and Lucasfilm. For the period of January 1-December 18, Disney grossed $2.7B at the domestic B.O. and $4.29B abroad.
Captain America: Civil War (Marvel) $408.1M domestic, $745.1M foreign, $1.15B worldwide
It’s the No. 1 global and international pic of the year, and No. 2 domestic.
Finding Dory (Pixar) $486.3M domestic, $541.3M foreign, $1.028B worldwide
No. 1 domestic and No. 1 global release of 2016. Its $135M opening is an all-time record for an animated movie.
Zootopia (Walt Disney Animation Studios) $341.3M domestic, $682.5M foreign, $1.024B worldwide
No. 3 worldwide, no. 2 international release. Its $235 million in China makes it is the No. 1 animated release of all time (admissions).
The Jungle Book (Disney) $364M domestic, $602.6M international, $966.6M worldwide
It is the biggest Western release of all time in India.
Doctor Strange (Marvel), $226.2M domestic, $426.6M international, worldwide to date $652.8M
Japan is yet to come.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Lucasfilm) global opening this weekend break down to $155.1M domestic, $290M global
This is great news for the studio, but I’m still waiting for that The Princess and the Frog live-action adaptation announcement.