Walt Disney's vast catalog continues to fuel box office magic.
The entertainment giant's Walt Disney Studios on Thursday announced it has raked in $4 billion at the global box office this year. It marks the third consecutive year Disney reached the threshold.
Its 2009 acquisition of Marvel Entertainment, at a steep $4 billion, continues to produce hits, despite fears that the film market is oversaturated with superheroes. "Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron" and "Marvel's Ant-Man" grossed $1.4 billion and $410 million worldwide, respectively.