12 movies coming out this year that could give Disney a run for its money at the box office
- Disney grossed over $11 billion worldwide in 2019 and accounted for more than 30% of the domestic box office, an unprecedented accomplishment for a movie studio.
- But experts believe the box office will be more evenly distributed among the major studios this year.
- From "Fast and Furious 9" to "Wonder Woman 1984," here are 12 movies not from Disney that could give their studios an edge at the box office in 2020.
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Disney had an unprecedented year at the box office in 2019.
The company grossed a record $11.12 billion worldwide (and counting), with six movies earning more than $1 billion. "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker," currently in theaters, is on track to become its seventh. Disney accounted for nearly 40% of the domestic box office.
But experts believe 2020 will be slower for the company and the box office will be more evenly distributed among the major Hollywood studios.
"Next year is more wide open for the rival studios and they'll share the wealth more evenly," Paul Dergarabedian, the Comscore senior media analyst, told Business Insider in October. "Disney will still be a major factor in 2020, but it will be a great year for studios to present a diversity of content."
While 2020 will likely not reach the box-office highs of the last two years, or even the expected highs of 2021 (which will see four Marvel movies, three DC movies, and the "Avatar" sequel), there are still plenty of potential blockbusters on the way that could give Disney a run for its money.
Below are 12 movies not from Disney that could give rival studios a boost at the box office this year:
"Bird of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)" — Warner Bros., February 7
"A Quiet Place: Part II" — Paramount, March 20
"No Time to Die" — Universal, April 10
"Fast and Furious 9" — Universal, May 22
"Wonder Woman 1984" — Warner Bros., June 5
"In the Heights" — Warner Bros., June 26
"Top Gun: Maverick" — Paramount, June 26
"Minions: The Rise of Gru" — Universal, July 3
"Tenet" — Warner Bros., July 17
"The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It" — Warner Bros., September 11
"Venom 2" — Sony, October 2
"Halloween Kills" — Universal, October 16
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