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'Frozen' now highest-grossing animated film of all time

'Frozen' now highest-grossing animated film of all time

By Joyce Lupiani. CREATED Mar 31, 2014

Disney's "Frozen" is now the highest-grossing animated film of all time, surpassing the previous record holder, Disney-Pixar's "Toy Story 3."

"Frozen" has topped $1 billion worldwide. The film, which premiered in the United States last November, earned nearly $400 million domestically and has brought in nearly $675 million internationally.

It has stayed in the domestic top 10 for 16 consecutive weeks -- the longest run of any film since 2002.

"Frozen" is the first billion-dollar film for Walt Disney Animation Studios. It is also their first film to receive the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.

The film opend in Japan this weekend, and is currently running in 36 countries, according to the Los Angeles Times. It has been available on Blu-ray and DVD since March 18.