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Frozen Becomes the 5th Top-Grossing Movie of All Time

Women and Hollywood By Inkoo Kang | Women and Hollywood May 28, 2014 at 10:02AM

In Japan, Anna and Elsa have topped the box office for eleven consecutive weeks.

Thanks to the international box office, Disney's Frozen has become the fifth highest-grossing movie of all time, as well as the single highest-grossing film with a clear female protagonist and a female (co-) director in Jennifer Lee. 

Anna and Elsa have thus far collected $1.2 billion, including $400 million from domestic ticket sales and nearly $200 million in Japan, where Frozen has topped the box office for eleven consecutive weeks. 

Hopefully the lesson that Hollywood can take from Frozen's runaway-success story is that audiences crave more female-centric stories and something more substantial than the traditional happily ever after. 

[h/t Variety]

This article is related to: Frozen, Jennifer Lee, Women Directors

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