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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.

Keith Noonan has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool owns shares of and recommends Walt Disney. The Motley Fool recommends Time Warner. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.