Hollywood’s domestic and worldwide box office had a blockbuster year in 2018 – and Disney’s movies occupied the top spots.
Disney grossed the most in box office collections in North American history. The company raked more than $3 billion at the U.S. box office – thereby accounting for around 26% of the domestic market. Five movies from the Disney stable made it to the top-ten highest-grossing movies domestic list. for 2018 “Black Panthers” grossed around $700 million, while "Avengers: Infinity War" and “Incredibles 2” raked in roughly $678 million and $608 million respectively in the U.S. (based on data from Box Office Mojo). The overall domestic box office for Hollywood grossed $11.9 billion in 2018, edging past the $11.4 billion record set in 2016.
Worldwide box office garnered a record $41.7 billion in 2018. Within that, Disney's "Avengers: Infinity War" and "Black Panther were the top two contributors.
In 2018, Disney announced one of its biggest acquisitions – that of the entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox for more than $71 billion.