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[13 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney Becomes First Studio to Cross $1 Billion at Domestic Box Office This Year

Despite the underperformance of The Lone Ranger, Disney reached a major milestone this week, as their domestic box office grosses officially hit the $1 billion mark. This is the eighth year in a row that Disney has been the first studio to reach this milestone.
Disney’s box office success this year has been primarily driven by the success of only three films: Iron Man 3, Monsters University, and Oz: The Great and Powerful. Those three films alone have also managed to gross over $2 billion internationally thus far, and Disney was the first studio …

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[6 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
‘Iron Man 3’ Has Second-Highest Opening Weekend of All Time

This weekend brought the theatrical release of Iron Man 3 in the United States, and while it might not have beat out Marvel’s record-setting hit The Avengers at the box office, it got closer than any other film. It was announced on Sunday that Iron Man 3 took in $175.3 million at the box office in its opening weekend, becoming the second-highest opening weekend of all-time.
Iron Man 3 opened last weekend at the worldwide box office, earning $198.4 million, more than the record-breaking $185 million start The Avengers had for its global …

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[8 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Becomes First Studio to Pass $1 Billion Domestically in 2012

This weekend, Disney reached an important milestone, as Walt Disney Studios became the first film studio this year to surpass $1 billion in domestic box office grosses. This achievement is largely in part due to the overwhelming success of The Avengers, which has grossed $611.1 million domestically so far.
With this milestone reached in just 188 days, Disney has set a new record for themselves, beating out 2010’s pace of 210 days to reach the $1 billion mark. This is the seventh year in a row that Disney has achieved this …