Disney’s “Frozen” Tops “Toy Story 3” to Become Highest Grossing Animated Film of All Time, Joins Top 10 Biggest Movies

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Reaching $1,072.4 million at the box office worldwide, Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Frozen” has become the highest-grossing animated film of all time, also now included in the top 10 biggest movies of all time.

The previous record-holder was Pixar’sToy Story 3″ at $1,063.1 million.

The immensely popular film has reached several other milestones along the way, becoming the first billion-dollar film for Walt Disney Animation Studios. It’s also the studio’s first film to receive the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.

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'Elsa' of Frozen

When “Frozen” opened wide in the United States on November 27, 2013, it quickly becomes the top all-time Thanksgiving debut ($93.6M five-day, $67.4M three-day) and Walt Disney Animation Studios’ biggest opening ever, remaining in the top 10 films at the domestic box office for 16 consecutive weeks.

“Frozen” is also the fastest-selling digital release ever and with more than 3.2 million Blu-ray/DVD units sold in its first day is among the biggest home entertainment sellers in years.

The film’s soundtrack has reached the #1 spot on the Billboard 200 album chart seven times with more than 1.6 million copies and over 5 million individual tracks sold.

“Frozen” is still available in theaters, as well as on Digital HD & 3D, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, and On-Demand. A special edition 3D Blu-ray is expected to become available later this year in the United States (though not announced).

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