Frozen 2 has done it again. Walt Disney Animation’s sequel has crossed $1 billion at the worldwide box office, becoming the sixth film for the Walt Disney Company to do so, and the eighth film this year, both records.
Frozen 2 has grossed $366.5 domestically and $666 internationally for a worldwide gross of $1.032 billion. The family film first hit theaters on the weekend before Thanksgiving.
Along with Frozen 2, films contributing to Disney’s massive haul this year have been Avengers: Endgame ( $2.798 billion), The Lion King ($1.656 billion), Captain Marvel ($1.130 billion), Toy Story 4 ($1.074 billion) and Aladdin ($1.051 billion). Not to mention Dumbo ($340 million) and Maleficent: Mistress of Evil ($480 million).
The Walt Disney Company recently became the first studio to reach $10 billion at the worldwide box office — the totals do not include any of the Fox titles. Up next and closing out 2019 for the studio is Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker which hits theaters this Thursday.
Why was Elsa born with magical powers? What truths about the past await Elsa as she ventures into the unknown to the enchanted forests and dark seas beyond Arendelle? The answers are calling her but also threatening her kingdom. Together with Anna, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven, she’ll face a dangerous but remarkable journey. In “Frozen,” Elsa feared her powers were too much for the world. In “Frozen 2,” she must hope they are enough.
Directed by Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck, the films original voice cast return with, Kristen Bell (Anna), Idina Menzel (Elsa), Josh Gad (Olaf), Jonathan Groff (Kristoff), Along with new additions to the cast Evan Rachel Wood (Queen Iduna) and Sterling K. Brown (Lt. Mattias).
Frozen 2 is in theaters now.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter