Disney Sets Box Office Record, Dates New Films From Marvel & Pixar

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Walt Disney Pictures 2015

Newly dated films include 6 from Pixar, 6 from Marvel and 7 from Disney Studios

On Wednesday, October 7, The Walt Disney Studios crossed the $4 billion mark at the global box office in record studio time, surpassing its previous fastest set November 14, 2014 by nearly six weeks. With $1.433 billion domestically and $2.575 billion internationally as of October 7, 2015, this is the third consecutive year Disney has reached this threshold. It comes as Disney•Pixar’s Inside Out crosses the $800 million mark upon its debut in China this week.

“2015 has been a record-setting year both domestically and internationally thanks to a strong slate of films from all of our brands,” said Dave Hollis, Executive Vice President, Theatrical Distribution, The Walt Disney Studios. “With an incredible pipeline of both original stories and anticipated sequels featuring our most beloved characters, we are set to deliver some fantastic movies well into the future.”

Further solidifying its branded tentpole strategy, The Walt Disney Studios has set the following domestic release dates:

· CARS 3 now dated on 6/16/17 wide
· COCO is final title of previous “11/22/17 Untitled Pixar Animation” (previously announced 11/22/17 wide playdate is unchanged)
· 12/22/17 UNTITLED DISNEY FAIRY TALE (Live Action) now dated on 12/22/17 wide
· BLACK PANTHER moves to 2/16/18 wide (from 7/6/18 wide)
· GIGANTIC is final title of previous “3/9/18 Disney Animation” (previously announced 3/9/18 wide playdate is unchanged)
· TOY STORY 4 moves to 6/15/18 wide (from 6/16/17 wide)
· ANT-MAN AND THE WASP now dated on 7/6/18 wide
· 11/2/18 UNTITLED DISNEY FAIRY TALE (Live Action) now dated on 11/2/18 wide
· CAPTAIN MARVEL moves to 3/8/19 wide (from 11/2/18 wide)
· 3/29/19 UNTITLED DISNEY FAIRY TALE (Live Action) now dated on 3/29/19 wide
· UNTITLED DISNEYTOON STUDIOS now dated on 4/12/19 wide
· THE INCREDIBLES 2 now dated on 6/21/19 wide
· 11/8/19 UNTITLED DISNEY FAIRY TALE (Live Action) now dated on 11/8/19 wide
· 3/13/20 UNTITLED PIXAR ANIMATION now dated on 3/13/20 wide
· 5/1/20 UNTITLED MARVEL now dated on 5/1/20 wide
· 6/19/20 UNTITLED PIXAR ANIMATION now dated on 6/19/20 wide
· 7/10/20 UNTITLED MARVEL now dated on 7/10/20 wide
· 11/6/20 UNTITLED MARVEL now dated on 11/6/20 wide
· 11/25/20 UNTITLED DISNEY ANIMATION now dated on Wed 11/25/20 wide

Which movies from The Walt Disney Studios are you looking forward to the most?