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In 2016, It was good to be Disney

The final box office tallies are in for 2016, and Disney made six of the top ten grossing films of the year. Of course, it helps to have Pixar, Star Wars, and Marvel in your inventory. Disney’s performance this past year is the first time a movie studio broke $1 billion in ticket sales.

  1. Finding Dory ($486 million)
  2. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story ($451 million)
  3. Captain America: Civil War ($408 million)
  4. The Secret Life of Pets ($368 million)
  5. The Jungle Book ($364 million)
  6. Deadpool ($363 million)
  7. Zootopia ($341 million)
  8. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ($330 million)
  9. Suicide Squad ($325 million)
  10. Doctor Strange ($230 million)


Jurassic World Tops Box Office A Third Week

Jurassic World PosterA rarity for a Summer flick, the fourth Jurassic Park movie has maintained the top slot in the box office for a third week, making $54 million and totaling $500 million since its debut. It has also taken the lead from Avengers: Age of Ultron as the highest grossing film for 2015. The second Avengers movie (which was #10 at the box office this week) has totalled $452 million since it’s debut in May.

Pixar’s Inside Out (reviewed last week), stayed in second for another week at $52 million. Seth McFarlane’s Ted 2 debuted in third with $33 million.

Movie Discussion: Cars 2

The reviews have been lukewarm to say the least and no one here in the Bureau has plans to got see the latest offering from Pixar (that’s pretty telling, right there).

Anyone out there see it? What did you think? Has Pixar finally manufactured its first clunker? Or is it merely a case of reviewers finally finding a small chink in the giant’s flawless armor?

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