Magazine article Screen International

Disney to Cross Record $7Bn at Worldwide Box Office in 2016

Magazine article Screen International

Disney to Cross Record $7Bn at Worldwide Box Office in 2016

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Through December 18 the studio's films have generated $6.9883bn and will reach the unprecedented target any day now powered by the early fire of new release Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which opened to $290m worldwide at the weekend.

Thus far Disney releases have amassed an industry record $2.7004bn in North America and a Disney record $4.2879bn internationally.

It may be no coincidence that 2016 marks the first time the studio has released a film from each of its brands in a calendar year: Disney, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm.

"This historic achievement is possible because all of our film studios are bringing their absolute best to the table, telling great stories of all kinds that resonate with audiences across borders, gender, and generations," said Horn.

"These films work because each one has not only something for everyone, but everything for someone. It's our honour to be able to create these experiences for audiences, and we're thankful to them for continuing to come out to the theatre with us. …

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