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Disney has top four highest-grossing movies in 2016

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12-29-2016 00:51 BJT

Walt Disney Studios scored the top four highest-grossing movies of 2016, and the top three earned more than 1 billion USD each. The studio's superhero blockbuster "Captain America: Civil War" became the twelfth highest-grossing film of all time. 

In 2016, Marvel's Cinematic Universe became the first franchise to gross more than $10 billion. And with the release of 'Rogue One', Disney is now the first studio in cinematic history to gross more than $7 billion at the global box office.

"The Secret Life of Pets" earned more than $875 million in global sales.

"The Secret Life of Pets" from Illumination Entertainment -- best known for "Despicable Me" and "Minions" -- earned more than $875 million in global sales.

"Finding Dory" and "Zootopia" became the fourth and fifth highest-grossing animated films of all time.

And Director Jon Favreau's live action CGI fantasy adventure "The Jungle Book" became the thirty-first highest-grossing movie ever.

"The Secret Life of Pets" from Illumination Entertainment -- best known for "Despicable Me" and "Minions" -- earned more than $875 million in global sales.

While "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" scored the biggest worldwide opening weekend ever for a superhero film, with $422.5 million.

"Deadpool" -- featuring the foul-mouthed Marvel superhero -- became the second highest-grossing R-rated movie of all time in the U.S., after "The Passion of the Christ."

J. K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling's Wizarding World became the second film franchise to gross more than $8 billion, after "Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them,"raked in more than $700 million USD worldwide.

DC Comics' antihero actioner "Suicide Squad" was a flop with critics, but became the eighth-highest grossing movie of 2016, earning more than $745 million.

J. K. Rowling's Wizarding World became the second film franchise to gross more than $8 billion, after  "Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them,"raked in more than $700 million USD worldwide. 

The fourteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, "Doctor Strange," rounded out the top ten highest-grossing films of 2016.

Disney's new star war's film, "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" -- which is currently in cinemas -- grossed an impressive $155.1 million during its opening weekend. The second highest December debut of all time, behind "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."

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