Walt Disney Studios Passes $7 Billion in Global Box Office for 2018

This weekend, The Walt Disney Studios passed the $7 billion mark in global box office for 2018! This is the second time that the studio has crossed that threshold, reaching $7.6 billion in 2016.

The domestic total is currently $2.948 billion and may cross the record 2016 total of $3 billion by the end of the year.

Disney has four out of the top eight releases worldwide, include the top two: Avengers: Infinity War [$2 billion] and Black Panther [$1.35 billion]. Disney also has the top three grossing films in the U.S./Canada: Black Panther [$700 million], Avengers: Infinity War [$678 million], and Incredibles 2 [$608 million].

Disney has held the top spot in both the domestic and global box office annual totals each year since 2015.

Other Disney films in the top 10 domestically are Ant-Man and The Wasp [$216 million] at eighth and Solo: A Star Wars Story [$213 million] at ninth. Incredibles 2 [$1.24 billion] was fourth in the worldwide box office, while Ant-Man and the Wasp [$622.7 million] came in eighth.

With three weeks to go, Disney is still adding to their 2018 totals. Ralph Breaks the Internet has already reached $260 million worldwide and is still in theaters, while Mary Poppins Returns will adding to Disney’s total beginning December 19th.

Source: The Walt Disney Company / Box Office Mojo

Tom is the host and producer of the DIS Unplugged: Disneyland Edition podcast, plus Disneyland Editor of The DIS. He enjoys traveling with his wife and teenage son. At this point, their favorite destination is Alaska, with a FIFTH cruise there planned for the Summer of 2019. In his spare time he volunteers with Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, and help found his son's former Cub Scout Pack. His favorite Disneyland attraction is Space Mountain.


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