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'Frozen' Hits $1.219B Worldwide, Makes Top 5 All-Time List

Rex J. Lindeman |
May 27, 2014 | 4:24 p.m. PDT

Staff Reporter

(Walt Disney Studios)
(Walt Disney Studios)
There's simply no stopping this avalanche of success.

On Sunday, Disney's “Frozen” became the fifth-highest grossing movie of all time, sitting at an incredible $1.219 billion worldwide.

The movie booted “Iron Man 3” out of the top five of all-time grossing movies, which garnered $1.215 billion last year. Disney still retains two movies in the top five with “The Avengers," which made $1.519 billion.

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The movie’s success relies on a strong domestic box office, massive home video sales, and unparalled overseas grossing, especially in Japan. It also doesn’t hurt that the instantly recognizable soundtrack has topped the album sales chart for several weeks.

The next spot up from “Frozen” is Warner Brothers’ “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2,” which made $1.341 billion in 2011.

Rounding out the top five is "The Avengers," Paramount’s “Titanic” at $2.187 billion and 20th Century-Fox’s “Avatar” at a staggering $2.782 billion.

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