How 'Star Wars' Could Help Disney Beat Universal's 2015 Run
Universal has dominated the box office this year, but the next "Star Wars" film could help propel Disney past the competition.By Lexie Hammesfahr | August 27, 2015
By now, we're all aware Universal Pictures has owned the box office this summer. No, scratch that. It's owned the entire year at the box office.
As of Aug. 23, Universal holds the No. 1 spot at the box office with $2.1 billion domestically. The studio in second place — Disney — has grossed only $1.4 billion.
But Disney has a few promising films to close out 2015, including the juggernaut that will be "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens."