Directed by Chris Buck
Jennifer Lee
Produced by Peter Del Vecho, p.g.a.
Executive Producer
John Lasseter
Associate Producer
Written by Screenplay by

Jennifer Lee
Story Inspired by "The Snow Queen" by Hans Christan Anderson
Story by
Chris Buck
Jennifer Lee
Shane Morris
Additional Story by
Kristen Anderson-Lopez

Starring Kristen Bell

Idina Menzel
Jonathan Groff
Josh Gad
Santino Fontana

Music by Original Songs by

Kristen Anderson-Lopez and
Robert Lopez Original Score Composed by Christophe Beck

Editing by Jeff Draheim
Production company(s) Walt Disney Animation Studios
Distributor Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Release date(s) November 19, 2013

(El Capitan Theatre)
November 27, 2013

Running time 1.7 hour
Language English
Budget $150,000,000
Gross revenue Domestic: $400,738,009

Worldwide: $1,274,219,009

Preceded by Wreck-It Ralph
Followed by Big Hero 6
Frozen Fever

Frozen 2

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Frozen is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy filmproduced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures.[4] It is the 53rd animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale The Snow Queen, the film tells the story of a fearless princess who sets off on an epic journey alongside a rugged iceman, his loyal pet reindeer, and a naïve snowman to find her estranged sister, whose icy powers have inadvertently trapped the kingdom in eternal winter.</p>

Frozen underwent several story treatments for years before beingcommissioned in 2011, with a screenplay written by Jennifer Lee, and bothChris Buck and Lee serving as directors. It features the voices of Kristen Bell,Idina MenzelJonathan GroffJosh Gad and Santino FontanaChristophe Beck, who had worked on Disney's award-winning short Paperman, was hired to compose the film's orchestral score, while husband-and-wife songwriting team Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez wrote the songs.

Frozen premiered at the El Capitan Theatre in HollywoodCalifornia, on November 19, 2013,[5] and went into general theatrical release on November 27. It was met with strongly positive reviews from critics and audiences, with some film critics considering Frozen to be the best Disney animated feature film since the studio's renaissance era.[6][7] The film was also a massive commercial success; it accumulated nearly $1.3 billion in worldwide box office revenue, $400 million of which was earned in the United States and Canada and $247 million of which was earned in Japan. It ranks as the highest-grossing animated film of all time, the third highest-grossing original film of all time, the eighth highest-grossing film of all time, the highest-grossing film of 2013, and the third highest-grossing film in Japan. With over 18 million home media sales in 2014, it became the best-selling film of the year in the United States. By January 2015, Frozen had become the all-time best-selling Blu-ray Disc in the United States.[8]

Frozen won two Academy Awards for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song ("Let It Go"),[9] the Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film,[10] the BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film,[11] five Annie Awards (including Best Animated Feature),[12] two Grammy Awards for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media and Best Song Written for Visual Media ("Let It Go"),[13] and two Critics' Choice Movie Awards for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song ("Let It Go").[14]

An animated short sequel, Frozen Fever, premiered on March 13, 2015, with Disney's Cinderella.[15] On March 12, 2015, a feature-length sequel was announced, with Buck and Lee returning as directors and Peter Del Vechoreturning as producer, but a release date has not been disclosed.[16]

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