'Frozen 2' is already on pace to smash box-office records
- Fandango announced on Tuesday that "Frozen 2" beat Fandango's record for biggest first-day presales for an animated movie.
- It surpassed "Toy Story 4" and "Incredibles 2."
- "Incredibles 2" holds the record for biggest domestic opening for an animated movie.
- But the first "Frozen" is the highest-grossing animated movie of all time (not counting this year's "Lion King" remake).
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"Frozen 2" is already on track to be a huge box-office hit.Ticket service Fandango announced on Tuesday that the Disney sequel beat the Fandango record for biggest first-day presales for an animated movie, surpassing "Toy Story 4" and "Incredibles 2."Advertisement
The top five biggest animated presellers for Fandango are below:
- "Frozen 2" (2019)
- "Toy Story 4" (2019)
- "Incredibles 2" (2018)
- "Finding Dory" (2016)
- "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" (2018)
The first "Frozen," which was released in 2013, earned $93.5 million domestically over the five-day Thanksgiving weekend, but the follow-up is expected to top that. It ultimately grossed $1.27 billion worldwide and remains the highest-grossing animated movie of all time (not counting this year's "Lion King" remake; there's debate about whether the remake is an animated movie)."Incredibles 2" holds the record for the biggest domestic opening of all time (before adjusting for inflation) for an animated movie with $180 million. That went on to make $1.24 billion globally.
In its long-range forecast in September, Boxoffice Pro projected "Frozen 2" would earn $125 million in its domestic opening, but those numbers could change as the movie gets closer to release."Frozen 2" hits theaters on November 22.
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