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The hollywood movie industry had another great year as it earned a little over $11 billion in global ticket sales, crossing last year’s records.

Disney takes the top prize, as 5 of its movies have made it into the top 10 box office earners of 2016 with a combined earning of over $7 billion; and three of its movies “Captain America: Civil War”, “Zootopia” and “Finding Dory” have made over a $1 billion each, cool isn’t it?

The top 10 US movies – highest box-office earners of 2016 are as follows:

10.

Poster for the movie "Suicide Squad"

Suicide Squad

Director
David Ayer
Runtime
2 h 03 min
Release Date
2 August 2016
Genres
Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Overview
From DC Comics comes the Suicide Squad, an antihero team of incarcerated supervillains who act as deniable assets for the United States government, undertaking high-risk black ops missions in exchange for commuted prison sentences.
Not rated yet!
Revenue $745,000,000

09.
Poster for the movie "Deadpool"

Deadpool

Director
Tim Miller
Runtime
1 h 48 min
Release Date
9 February 2016
Genres
Action, Adventure, Comedy
Overview
Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.
Not rated yet!
Revenue $783,112,979

08.
Poster for the movie "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them"

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Director
David Yates
Runtime
2 h 13 min
Release Date
16 November 2016
Genres
Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Overview
In 1926, Newt Scamander arrives at the Magical Congress of the United States of America with a magically expanded briefcase, which houses a number of dangerous creatures and their habitats. When the creatures escape from the briefcase, it sends the American wizarding authorities after Newt, and threatens to strain even further the state of magical and non-magical relations.
Not rated yet!
Revenue $809,342,332

07.
Poster for the movie "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice"

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Director
Zack Snyder
Runtime
2 h 31 min
Release Date
23 March 2016
Genres
Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Overview
Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before.
Not rated yet!
Revenue $873,260,194

06.
Poster for the movie "The Secret Life of Pets"

The Secret Life of Pets

Director
Chris Renaud
Runtime
1 h 27 min
Release Date
18 June 2016
Genres
Animation, Family
Overview
The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.
Not rated yet!
Revenue $875,958,308

05.
Poster for the movie "The Jungle Book"

The Jungle Book

Director
Jon Favreau
Runtime
1 h 46 min
Release Date
7 April 2016
Genres
Family, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Overview
After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of panther, Bagheera, and free spirited bear, Baloo.
Not rated yet!
Revenue $966,550,600

04.
Poster for the movie "Zootopia"

Zootopia

Director
Byron Howard, Rich Moore, Jared Bush
Runtime
1 h 48 min
Release Date
11 February 2016
Genres
Animation, Adventure, Family, Comedy
Overview
Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.
Not rated yet!
Revenue $1,023,784,195

03.
Poster for the movie "Finding Dory"

Finding Dory

Director
Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane
Runtime
1 h 37 min
Release Date
16 June 2016
Genres
Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family
Overview
Dory is reunited with her friends Nemo and Marlin in the search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?
Not rated yet!
Revenue $1,028,570,889

02.
Poster for the movie "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story"

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Director
Gareth Edwards
Runtime
2 h 13 min
Release Date
14 December 2016
Genres
Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Overview
A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.
Not rated yet!
Revenue $1,053,929,274

01.
Poster for the movie "Captain America: Civil War"

Captain America: Civil War

Director
Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Runtime
2 h 27 min
Release Date
27 April 2016
Genres
Adventure, Action, Science Fiction
Overview
Following the events of Age of Ultron, the collective governments of the world pass an act designed to regulate all superhuman activity. This polarizes opinion amongst the Avengers, causing two factions to side with Iron Man or Captain America, which causes an epic battle between former allies.
Not rated yet!
Revenue $1,153,304,495

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