2015 was a big year for movies, with more films crossing the $1 billion mark then ever before and the highest global box office gross in history. Disney (NYSE:DIS), Fox (NASDAQ:FOX), Viacom (NASDAQ:VIA), Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA), and Lions Gate Entertainment (NYSE:LGF-A) all earned spots on the list of the year's 10 highest-grossing movies, but two companies dominated multiplexes in 2015, and one is probably not whom you expect.

Click through the presentation below to learn which movies and companies made it big at the box office in 2015.  


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