Disney’s 2018 Global Box Office Becomes 2nd Biggest In Studio’s History, Tops 2017

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Deadline—Through this weekend, The Walt Disney Studios’ 2018 worldwide grosses have topped the full 2017 haul ($6.458B) to make this year already the second biggest in Mouse history. With $6,468.1M through Sunday, this is also now the third highest grossing year in industry history. The studio holds the overall industry record with 2016's $7.6B which is followed by Universal's $6.89B from 2015. Disney titles so far in 2018 are split $2,745.8M domestic and $3,722.2M at the internati…

‘Free Solo’ Ascends To 2018’s Best Per-Theater Average; Redford’s ‘Old Man & The Gun’ Solid – Specialty Box Office. Telluride/Toronto documentary Free Solo ascended to some of the best opening box office stats of the year and even scaled new peaks in the nonfiction realm. Directed by Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin, the National Geographic Film/Greenwich Entertainment release grossed a massive $300,804 in just four theaters, averaging $75,201, the best opening-weekend PTA of 2018, climbing over previous title holder, Eighth Grade. The bow for the film about Alex Honnold's…