Disney's 'Frozen' Crosses $700M Gross Worldwide
Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ: RENT) today announced the worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of Jan. 12, 2014 as compiled by the company's Box Office Essentials™ and International Box Office Essentials™ theatrical measurement services.
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Rentrak's Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian commented, "Another hot worldwide box office weekend with both Disney's (NYSE: DIS) animated "Frozen" and Warner Bros.' (NYSE: TWX) epic sequel "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" continuing their incredible successes. To date, "Frozen" has crossed the $700 million mark globally with $394.6 million generated in the international arena and is now the 4th highest grossing non-sequel animated film of all time. "The Hobbit" has surpassed $800 million in worldwide ticket sales and grossed an estimated $22.2 million this weekend for an impressive international cume of $566 million."
The top-12 domestic weekend box office estimates listed