FEATURES Hit Rogue One Pushes Disney past $3B Domestic
The Force was with the Walt Disney Studios this year, as the strong box-office performance of its year-end release Rogue One: A Star Wars Story pushed its domestic gross past the $3 billion mark for the first time.
From Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2016, Disney titles racked up $7.6 billion worldwide ($3.001 billion domestic) with 16 titles — with the biggest moneymakers coming from its animation studios, Marvel and Lucasfilm. 2016 is the studio’s second consecutive recordsetting year, with 2015 breaking down to $5.844B worldwide and $2.279B domestic.
Disney boasts six of the top 11 films of the year globally, including the top four (billiondollar club members Captain America: Civil War, Finding Dory, Zootopia and just-under The Jungle Book). The studio also released