Thanksgiving Box Office: ‘Frozen 2′ Skates Past $200M In The US In Near-Record Time, $600M Globally In One Week

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Walt Disney Animation’s Frozen 2 has flown past $200 million domestically in near-record time for an animated pic. And it is the fastest do so outside of summer.

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The sequel achieved the milestone on Thanksgiving, its seventh day in release. Pixar and Disney’s The Incredibles 2 flew past $200 million in four days in mid-June 2018. Frozen 2 ties with Finding Dory, which likewise achieved the milestone in seven days in mid-June 2016.

 

Directed by Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck, Frozen 2 finished Thanksgiving with a North American total of $202.3 million after earning $14.7 million for the day.

 

 

At this pace, Frozen 2 is is projected to gross as much as $130 million for the Wednesday to Sunday stretch, easily setting a new record for the five-day Thanksgiving corridor. Catching Fire is the current crown-holder ($109.9 million).

 

Second up is the first Frozen, which earned $93.7 million for the five days in 2013 (unlike the sequel, Frozen didn’t open nationwide until the Wednesday before the holiday).

 

Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
Photographs are Courtesy: Disney Studios
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