The Global Box Office Top 20 – 2016!

Well, the turnstiles have closed for 2016 and the numbers are in! What a year for Disney who recorded the highest grossing box office result for any studio in the history of cinema with over $7bn for the year. They also claim 5 of the top 10 titles for the year, 4 of which are the top rankings. So, without further ado, here are the top 20 films on the global box office for 2016.

30% of the top 20 are all comic book adaptations.

30% are animated films

75% are either sequels or franchises

Source: Box Office Mojo

  1. CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR (Dis) – $1.153bn
  2. FINDING DORY (Dis) – $1.028bn
  3. ZOOTOPIA (Dis) – $1.024bn
  4. THE JUNGLE BOOK (Dis) – $967m
  5. THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS (Uni) – $876m
  6. BATMAN v SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE (WB) – $873m
  7. ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY (Dis) – 790m
  8. DEADPOOL (Fox) – $783m
  9. FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM (WB) – $777m
  10. SUICIDE SQUAD (WB) – $746m
  11. DOCTOR STRANGE (Dis) – $658m
  12. THE MERMAID (MEI REN YU) (Sony) – $554m
  13. X-MEN: APOCALYPSE (Fox) – $544m
  14. KUNG FU PANDA 3 (Fox) – $521m
  15. WARCRAFT (Uni) – $434m
  16. JASON BOURNE (Uni) – $415m
  17. ICE AGE: COLLISION COURSE (Fox) – $408m
  18. MOANA (Dis) – $403m
  19. INDEPENDENCE DAY RESURGENCE (Fox) – $390m
  20. MONSTER HUNT (FilmRise) – $385m