'Frozen 2' heats up box office with $127 million opening weekend

'Frozen 2' heats up box office with $127 million opening weekend

'Frozen 2' heats up box office with $127 million opening weekend

The original went on to become the certified highest-grossing animate movie in history with $1.3 billion globally. "Incredibles 2" holds the record with an opening of $183 million, followed by "Finding Dory" with $135 million. And it's the biggest opening for any Walt Disney Animation Studios launch.

In the recent past, major big-budget films, including Dream Girl, Kaappaan, Saaho, Judgementall Hai Kya, Kabir Singh, Bharat, India's Most Wanted, Kalank, Gully Boy, De De Pyaar De, Student of the Year 2, Thugs of Hindostan, and Simmba, were made available for download and streaming illegally.

Matching that whole gross gained't be straightforward sledding, however "Frozen 2" has a head begin. And it was the top opening for a Disney Animation title in numerous Latin American markets, including Mexico ($9.3 million). Cathleen Taff, distribution chief for Disney, granted there's a "high bar" set by "Frozen", but she's confident of the film's enormous appeal.

She said "Frozen 2" pictures the characters' growth as they accept the change and overcome obstacles of the scary outer world.

But scores were still very high, including a 93 percent Rotten Tomatoes audience rating.

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In a recent interview, Kristen Bell confirmed that filmmakers Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck had Frozen II's ending in mind from the start, and filled in the other moving pieces as the movie went along. Moreover, Frozen II was a breath of fresh air for the movie business, following the failure of Charlie's Angels, Doctor Sleep, as well as Terminator: Dark Fate.

"Frozen 2" helped thaw a frigid November box office. In the USA alone, the family musical made around $125 million over the course of three days.

20th Century Fox's Ford v Ferrari fell from first to second place with $16 million, which is only a 49% drop for the James Mangold film, which has earned $57.9 million domestically and $103.7 million worldwide so far.

In fourth is STX's "21 Bridges", which is estimated to earn a solid $10 million opening from 2,665 screens after a $3.3 million Friday.

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