DISNEY’S “FROZEN” BECOMES HIGHEST GROSSING ANIMATED FILM EVER
It’s no question that Disney’s Frozen has captured the heart and singing voices of millions all over the world, but now the the movie also holds the honor of Highest grossing animated film of all time. Also, with $1,072.4 million worldwide, it has also entered the list of the top 10 biggest films of all time. The Walt Disney Studios’ seventh billion-dollar release, “Frozen” has earned an estimated $398.4 million at the domestic box office and $674 million internationally.
“Frozen” is the first billion-dollar film for Walt Disney Animation Studios and its first film to receive the Academy Award® for Best Animated Feature. “Frozen” opened wide domestically on November 27, 2013, posting the #1 all-time Thanksgiving debut ($93.6M five-day, $67.4M three-day) and Walt Disney Animation Studios’ biggest opening ever. It remained in the top 10 films at the domestic box office for 16 consecutive weeks, the longest run by any film since 2002.
Released on digital February 25 and on disc March 18, “Frozen” is the fastest-selling digital release ever and sold over 3.2 million Blu-ray/DVD units in its first day, putting it on track to be one of the biggest home entertainment sellers in a decade. The Platinum-certified “Frozen” soundtrack, featuring the Oscar®-winning song “Let It Go” returned to the #1 spot on the Billboard 200 album chart last week for a seventh time with more than 1.6 million copies and over 5 million individual tracks sold. “Let it Go” has sold over 2.6 million copies, and the film clip of the song has been viewed over 160 million times on YouTube.