Frozen II sets a new record as the most profitable animation film ever at $ 1,325 billion
The Disney Juggernaut started the new year in a grand way.
The sequel to the 2013 megahit from Walt Disney has now earned $ 1,325 billion at the global cashier since its premiere at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood on November 7, 2019, and the broad release on November 22.
Worldwide stunner! Frozen II is now the most profitable animation film of all time
With the latest box office numbers, Frozen II has outperformed the first Frozen that raised $ 1,281 million, and Incredibles 2 that raised $ 1,243 million.
Jon Favreau’s hit The Lion King from 2019 raised around $ 1.65 billion, but Disney regards it as a remake of live action, not animation, even though it was fully computer-generated.
Currently, Frozen II is the third largest film of 2019, surpassed only by two other Disney films: Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame ($ 2.79 billion) and The Lion King ($ 1.65 billion).
The sequel to the original from 2013 has raised $ 1,325 billion since its release in November
Kristen Bell (princess Anna) and Idina Menzel (queen Elsa) reproduced their leading voice roles in the sequel.
In it, the gang of characters embark on a new journey that goes beyond their homeland, Arendelle, only this time Anna joins Elsa for the adventure.
Josh Gad, Jonathan Groff and Santino Fontana also return for a second episode, while new cast members are Evan Rachel Wood and Sterling K. Brown.
Frozen in history: Frozen II surpassed the first Frozen that earned $ 1,281 million, and Incredibles 2 that raised $ 1,243 million
To put things in perspective, it took Frozen II about three weeks to reach $ 1 billion, while the original film took 15 weeks to reach the big milestone.
The other six Disney films that exceed a billion dollars in 2019 are Captain Marvel, Aladdin, The Lion King, Avengers: Endgame and Toy Story 4.
In early December, Disney announced it had sold more than $ 10 billion in worldwide ticket sales this year.
The Frozen race to the top: Frozen II took about three weeks to reach $ 1 billion, while the original film took 15 weeks to reach the big milestone