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Top 20 Movies: First Half of 2016

The first six months of 2016 has been very good for Disney. It has four of the top five movies, of 2016, including the #1 movie, CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIAL WAR. The company also has the #7 movie, STAR WARS: TFA. Of the five movies, all are part of different franchises the entity owns.

Superheroes continue to be the draw at the box office, with four movies in the top 10, including the BATMAN vs SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE release from Warner Brothers. That movie hauled in 330 million, for the #6 spot. FOX has two of the movies, with the surprise hit, DEADPOOL (#2) and the sixth X-MEN movie at #9.

Animation is also strongly represented, with PIXAR's FINDING DORY at the top of the genre, and still going strong. ZOOTOPIA made the top five, with $340.6 million. KUNG FU PANDA 3 ranked 10th overall, with THE ANGERY BIRD MOVIE right behind, in 11th.

Contenders for the top 20 in the second half of the year? The top pick is the stand alone STAR WARS film, ROGUE ONE, coming out in December. The remake of GHOSTBUSTERS, coming out in a couple of weeks. STAR TREK BEYOND comes out at the end of the month. Matt Damon is back in the new JASON BOURNE movie. A new superhero character debuts in November as Marvel releases DOCTOR STRANGE.
  1. $404.9 million - Captain America: Civil War
  2. $363.1 million - Deadpool
  3. $359.0 million - The Jungle Book (2016)
  4. $340.6 million - Zootopia
  5. $330.4 million  - Finding Dory
  6. $330.4 million - Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
  7. $284.7 million - Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  8. $182.8 million - The Revenant
  9. $152.9 million - X-Men: Apocalypse
  10. $143.5 million - Kung Fu Panda 3
  11. $105.5 million - The Angry Birds Movie
  12. $92.63 million - The Conjuring 2 
  13. $90.86 million - Ride Along 2
  14. $85.67 million - Daddy's Home
  15. $83.14 million - Central Intelligence
  16. $78.96 million - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
  17. $75.40 million - Alice Through the Looking Glass
  18. $72.08 million - 10 Cloverfield Lane
  19. $66.18 million - The Divergent Series: Allegiant
  20. $63.08 million - The Boss
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