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Despite high-profile disappointments from some major franchise releases, 2016 was a record year for the box office -- with North American ticket sales reaching a new height of $11.4 billion, and Disney (NYSE:DIS) setting a new record for annual worldwide ticket sales.

The House of Mouse dominated at the multiplexes in the recently wrapped year, but Time Warner (NYSE:TWX.DL), Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOX) (NASDAQ:FOXA), and Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) also delivered big hits. Click through the presentation below for a look at the top 10 highest-grossing films of 2016.