Disney is killing its competition at the box office

Data: The Numbers; Chart: Lazaro Gamio/Axios

This year Disney is projected to take the highest share of the U.S. box office since at least 1995, grabbing close to one-third of all receipts. The last time Disney didn't have the highest share of the box office was 2015 when Universal netted 22%.

The backdrop: Since then, Disney has soared above its competition, taking 26.1%, 21.7% and 26.2% of the market in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

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