Disney's (NYSE:DIS) movie business has never looked stronger, and the company's recent batch of movie announcements suggests a smart use of its entertainment properties. With breakout hits including Zootopia and The Jungle Book already on the books, and potential blockbusters including Captain America: Civil War, Finding Dory, and a Star Wars flick still on deck, 2016 could be a record box office year for Disney.

Click through the following slideshow to get the scoop on nine recently announced live-action movies from Disney that could rule the box office in the years to come.

 

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