Disney’s Frozen 2 has broken a record in the country. The long-awaited film has become the biggest animated movie of all time at the South African Box Office.
It’s box office total is more than R53-million so far, with over 718 000 South Africans across the nation enjoying the movie since its opening on December 6, 2019. Frozen 2 has beaten out another film produced by Walt Disney Studios, Incredibles 2, for first place.
Frozen 2 stars the voices of Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff and Josh Gad. The film follows the adventures of well-loved characters Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven, who set out to understand why Elsa has magical powers, and to find truths about the past.
Due to Frozen 2′s massive success, Walt Disney Studios now holds the number one and two all-time highest-grossing animated films. Other accolades held by the studio includes being in the top four highest-grossing films of all time in South Africa with Disney’s The Lion King as well as Marvel Studios’ Black Panther, Avengers: Endgame and Avengers: Infinity War.
“We are thrilled at the response of families and fans of all ages towards this breath-taking and sweeping animated adventure of Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven,” says Christine Service, Senior Vice President of The Walt Disney Company Africa.
“We are excited to share more magical animated, as well as live action stories, with South African cinema-going audiences in 2020 including two releases from Disney•Pixar with Onward and Soul, two from Marvel Studios with Black Widow and The Eternals, as well as brand new adventures from Disney studios in the form of Mulan, Jungle Cruise and Raya and the Last Dragon, to name but a few.”