As of this weekend Frozen has generated $1,072,400,000 at the worldwide box office, making it the highest grossing animated film in history.
The title was previously held by Pixar’s Toy Story 3 which was released in 2010.
Frozen has made $398.4 million at the domestic box office and $674 million internationally. These numbers, of course, do not include sales from the DVD and Blu-ray which debuted on March 18 and sold 3.2 million copies in its first day alone. Disney says that the home entertainment release is on track to become one of the best sellers in at least a decade.
The top ten highest grossing films worldwide are as follows:
1) Avatar ($2.782b)
2) Titanic ($2.186b)
3) The Avengers ($1.518b)
4) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 ($1.341b)
5) Iron Man 3 ($1.215b)
6) Transformers: Dark of the Moon ($1.123b)
7) The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King ($1.119b)
8) Skyfall ($1.108b)
9) The Dark Knight Rises ($1.084b)
10) Frozen ($1.072b)
Disney has confirmed that they are working on a Frozen Broadway musical and will look at other ways to turn Ana and Elsa into a franchise. We suspect that a sequel and short film ideas are being tossed around as well.
How many times have you seen ‘Frozen’?
This writer has seen it once in theaters and once on Blu-ray. There may be another Blu-ray watch happening very soon.