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Frozen II Won’t Let Go of the Top of the Box Office Setting Thanksgiving Records

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In its second weekend, Frozen II held on to the box office with a commanding estimated $85.3 million. That brings the film’s domestic total to $287.6 million. The weekend earnings delivered the largest three and five-day grosses over Thanksgiving. After ten days the film trails just Incredibles 2 when it comes to animated films and their earnings.

Internationally, the film added $163.8 million over three days bringing the international total to $451 million. Globally, the film has earned $738.6 million after 12 days. It has yet to open in South Africa, Uruguay, and Paraguay which happens next weekend and then Brazil remains which happens on January 2. There’s little doubt the film will be the next film to cross $1 billion for this year’s releases.

In second place was Knives Out which was ahead of expectations. The film earned $41.7 million over the five days and $27 million over the weekend. The film received a good word of mouth and got an “A-” from CinemaScore. Online ratings remain high. The opening weekend audience was 51% male and 68% of the crowd was aged 25 or older.

Internationally, the film added $28.3 million for a worldwide opening of $70 million. It opens in 14 more markets this coming weekend.

In third place was Ford v Ferrari which dropped just 17%. The film’s earnings was an estimated $13.2 million for three days and $19 million for five days. Domestically the film has earned $81 million. Internationally, the film added $10.2 million to its total to bring that number to $62.3 million and a worldwide total o $143 million. It opens in South Korea, Thailand, Panama, and Chile next weekend and then in Japan on January 10.

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood came in fourth dropping just 11% in its second weekend. It earned an estimated $11.8 million for three days and $17.3 million for five days. Domestically, the film has earned $34.3 million.

Rounding out the top five was Queen & Slim which earned an estimated $11.7 million over three days and $15.8 million over five days. The film received an “A-” CinemaScore and was 51% female with 61% of the audience being aged 25 or older.

When it comes to comic-based films…

Joker improved spots coming in at #9 from last week’s #10 after nine weeks. The film added an estimated $2 million over the weekend to bring its domestic total to $330.6 million.

We’ll be back in an hour for a deeper dive into this year’s comic film adaptations.

Frozen Gets Previews Exclusive Figures

Diamond Comic Distributors has partnered with Beast Kingdom to bring fans an all-new selection of PREVIEWS Exclusive figures, available only at local comic shops! Beast Kingdom is offering a selection of figures featuring Anna and Elsa from Frozen II.

Disney’s popular animated classic is back once again with the release of Frozen II! The icy wonderland from the first movie is now expanded with a new world full of Autumn maple. The PREVIEWS Exclusive Frozen II D-Stage series from Beast Kingdom combines your favorite characters with the beautiful charm of the settings of the new film. At nearly 6″ in height, the statues are vividly painted and accurately detailed, featuring Elsa summoning an elemental Water Spirit and the ever-optimistic Anna gazing into the Autumn wind!

In Beast Kingdom’s third PREVIEWS Exclusive figure from Frozen IIAnna is now geared up with her latest costume in this new Master Craft Statue! With a real clothed dark shawl, including actual wiring for posing, Master Craft Anna stands about 15″ tall, making her the ultimate collectible for Frozen fans.

The PREVIEWS Exclusive Disney Frozen II Elsa DS-038 D-Stage Figure (OCT198592; SRP $29.99), Disney Frozen II Anna DS-039 D-Stage Figure (OCT198591; SRP $29.99), and Disney Frozen II MC-017 Master Craft Anna Statue (OCT198593; SRP $229.00) are now available for pre-order at comic shops, with an expected release date of May 27, 2020.

Frozen II Sets November and Animated Records in Its Debut Weekend

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Frozen II not surprisingly debuted in first place for the weekend box office setting numerous records in doing so. The film earned an estimated $127 million. That’s the largest animated opening outside of summer releases. It’s also a record animated opening for November. It’s the fifth-largest November opening of all time.

The movie’s audience was 59% female and families making up 70% of the crowd.

Internationally, the film opened with an estimated $223.2 million. Worldwide, that means the film opened with $350.2 million, not a bad start. The film opens in Italy, Russia, Australia, Greece, New Zealand, Trinidad, Chile, and Venezuela next weekend.

In second place was Ford v Ferrari which earned an estimated $16 million in its second weekend bringing its domestic total to $58 million after two weeks.

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood debuted with an estimated $13.5 million for second place meeting expectations. The film’s audience was 52% female with 75% of the crowd aged 25 or older.

In fourth place was 21 Bridges which brought in an estimated $9.2 million in its first week. That’s a bit below expectations from the studio. The film’s opening day audience was 56% make and 75% of the crowd was aged 25 or older. The film also earned an estimated $2.7 million from 20 international markets.

Rounding out the top five was Midway which brought in an estimated $4.7 million to bring its domestic total to $43.1 million after three weeks.

In comic related films, Joker dropped to #10 for the weekend adding an estimated $2.8 million to its domestic total after eight weeks.

We’ll be back in an hour for a deeper dive into this year’s comic adaptations.