Pop Films Make Box Office Headlines

Disney’s Frozen and Warner Bros.’ The LEGO Movie reached box office milestones this weekend, speaking to the power of licensed films.

April 6, 2018

Pop Films Make Box Office Headlines

Disney’s

Frozen

and Warner Bros.’

The LEGO Movie

reached box office milestones this weekend.

Frozen

became the top-grossing animated film of all time, beating out the previous title holder and fellow Disney/Pixar title

Toy Story 3

. The film has earned $1.072 billion worldwide according to BoxOffice Mojo, making it the tenth most successful film ever.

Frozen

is also the first film from Disney Animation Studios to surpass $1 billion dollars.

Also this weekend,

The LEGO Movie

became the first film of 2014 to surpass $400 million at the global box office. The animated film, which opened in February has taken in $248.3 million domestically and $152.2 million internationally to-date.

Newcomer,

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

, from Walt Disney’s Marvel looks to be another licensed film success, having already garnered $75.2 million since opening overseas last Wednesday, slightly less than

Iron Man 2

and

Thor: The Dark World

did in their first weekends abroad, but still strong.

Captain America:

The Winter Soldier

opens domestically this week.

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