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  • Walt Disney Pictures
  • Animated Characters: Elsa/The Snow Queen, Anna, Kristoff, Olaf, Sven, Hans, King, Queen, Duke of Weselton, Trolls, Grandpa, Oaken, Marshmallow, Kai, Bulda, Gerda, Bishop, Spanish Dignitary, German Dignitary, Irish Dignitary.
  • Awards: Academy Award Winner, Best Animated Feature Film, 2013.
    Winner, Golden Globes, Best Animated Feature, 2014.
    Winner, Annie Awards, Best Animated Feature, 2013.
    Winner, Annie Awards, Best Direct­ing in an Ani­mated Fea­ture Production; Chris Buck, Jen­nifer Lee, 2013.
    Winner, Annie Awards, Best Music in an Ani­mated Fea­ture Production; Kris­ten Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez, Christophe Beck, 2013.
    Winner, Annie Awards, Best Pro­duc­tion Design in an Ani­mated Fea­ture Production; Michael Giaimo, Lisa Keene, David Wom­er­s­ley, 2013.
    Winner, Annie Awards, Best Voice Act­ing in an Ani­mated Fea­ture Production; Josh Gad, 2013.
    Winner, Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures, Producers Guild of America, Peter Del Vecho, 2014.
    Nominee, BAFTA Awards, Best Animated Feature, 2013
  • Originally Released in 2013.
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.


Production Notes:

A Disney 3D CGI musical adaption of The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen.

Earlier scheduled for release on November 27, 2013.

Frozen is a Disney 3D CGI musical adaption of The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen. Earlier scheduled for release on November 27, 2013.

Disney has long played with doing this story. It was a story that Walt himself considered doing, but never actually got off the ground. In 1943, Walt Disney and Samuel Goldwyn had collaborated an idea to produce a biography film of Hans Christian Andersen, where Goldwyn's studio would shoot the live-action sequences of Andersen's life and Disney would create the animated sequences of his stories. The animated sequences to be included were The Little Mermaid, The Little Match Girl, The Snow Queen, Thumbelina, The Ugly Duckling, The Red Shoes and The Emperor's New Clothes.

While they found saw great cinematic possibilities with the source material, the Snow Queen character (among other problems) proved to be too big a hurtle for the studio, and the project was shelved. Goldwyn went on to produce his own live-action film version in 1952, entitled Hans Christian Andersen, with Danny Kaye as Andersen, and the Disney Studios revisited many of the animated sequences, making at least two into previous animated feature films. The Little Match Girl also became a short from the studio.

A new version was considered in 2002, but the project was scrapped completely in late 2002, when Glen Keane notoriously quit the project. By 2010, Disney shelved that project, then changed its status to "on hold." The film gained new life in late 2011 when Disney announced a new title for the project (Frozen), and committed to a 2013 release date.

Disney had unspecified problems with the project with Chris Buck as director. Rather than outright replace him, the studio brought in Wreck-It Ralph writer Jennifer Lee as "co-director".

Shown in the U.S. with the Mickey Mouse short Get A Horse!.

Frozen blew away every pre­vi­ous record for an ani­mated film open­ing from Dis­ney. The ani­mated musi­cal grossed a gar­gan­tuan $26.9 mil­lion on Fri­day (this after earn­ing $26.3 mil­lion on Wednes­day and Thurs­day). The film will end at about $68 mil­lion over the week­end frame, which would give it about $97 mil­lion after its first five days in wide release.

In late 2013, Disney filed suit in California federal court against the distributor of the film The Leg­end of Sar­ila. The suit alleges that the distributor of the film, Phase 4 Films, release The Leg­end of Sar­ila- now renamed Frozen Land- in an effort to profit off of Disney and this films good will. First released in February in Quebec, The Legend of Sarila had a moderate to poor reception in the box office. And to that point, Disney has no quarrel. It is only when Phase 4 Films released the film to theaters in the US on November 1 and to home video on November 5th that the film even came up on Disney's radar. With the renaming to Frozen Land and the new film logo looking suspiciously like the logo for the Disney film Frozen, Disney asked for an injunc­tion and destruc­tion of all DVDs for Frozen Land, as well as com­pen­satory and dam­ages, lost prof­its and actual dam­ages.

This was the 53th film in the official Disney list of animated films.

2D CG Animation.

Release Dates:

  • Nov 27, 2013- US Theatrical Release
  • Dec 6, 2013- UK Theatrical Release

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