‘Frozen 2’ Tops The Box Office, Breaking Records It’s Opening Weekend

Disney’s Frozen 2 dominated at the box office this weekend and is already set to have the best opening for an animated film in November.  The estimated weekend total at the box office is $130-$140M, after a gross of $45.9M on its first day.

This makes Frozen 2 the fifth highest November opening of all-time, behind Hunger Games: Catching Fire ($158M), Twilight Saga: New Moon ($142.8M), Twilight Breaking Dawn 2 ($141M), and Breaking Dawn 1 ($138.1M).  The film’s predecessor, Frozen, is the highest grossing animated movie of all-time at $1.27B.

In China, the film grossed $11.4M on its first day, the highest for any Disney or Pixar movie in the PRC. Foreign sales have reached $18.6M since Wednesday from 26 markets. The film is expected to have a $120M-$140M foreign opening.

Frozen 2 again features the voices of Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff and Josh Gad.  It is directed by the Academy Award-winning team of Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck, produced by Peter Del Vecho and included music from songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez.

Box Office: ‘Frozen 2’ Ends November Cold Snap, Heads for Record $110M-$120M U.S. Debut

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