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Frozen (2013)

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When the newly-crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice to curse her home in infinite winter, her sister Anna teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition.

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Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee

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Jennifer Lee (screenplay by), Hans Christian Andersen (story inspired by "The Snow Queen" by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kristen Bell ... Anna (voice)
Idina Menzel ... Elsa (voice)
Jonathan Groff ... Kristoff (voice)
Josh Gad ... Olaf (voice)
Santino Fontana ... Hans (voice)
Alan Tudyk ... Duke (voice)
Ciarán Hinds ... Pabbie / Grandpa (voice)
Chris Williams ... Oaken (voice)
Stephen J. Anderson ... Kai (voice)
Maia Wilson Maia Wilson ... Bulda (voice)
Edie McClurg ... Gerda (voice)
Robert Pine ... Bishop (voice)
Maurice LaMarche ... King (voice)
Livvy Stubenrauch ... Young Anna (voice)
Eva Bella ... Young Elsa (voice)
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Storyline

Fearless optimist Anna teams up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven and sets off on an epic journey to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom. From the outside Elsa looks poised, regal and reserved, but in reality she lives in fear as she wrestles with a mighty secret: she was born with the power to create ice and snow. It's a beautiful ability, but also extremely dangerous. Haunted by the moment her magic nearly killed her younger sister Anna, Elsa has isolated herself, spending every waking minute trying to suppress her growing powers. Her mounting emotions trigger the magic, accidentally setting off an eternal winter that she can't stop. She fears she's becoming a monster and that no one, not even her sister, can help her. Written by DeAlan Wilson for ComedyE.com

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some action and mild rude humor | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Norwegian

Release Date:

27 November 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Snow Queen See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$243,390, 24 November 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$400,738,009

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,276,480,335
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Technical Specs

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.24 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The third computer animated film of the 21st century to win the Oscar for Best Original Song, the first two being Monsters, Inc. (2001) and Toy Story 3 (2010). See more »

Goofs

During the song, "Fixer Upper," the small troll says, "I don't see no ring." Anna has mittens on, so there is no way you could see a ring. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Young Kristoff: [pulling on the reins of his reindeer in a snowy land] Come on, Sven!
[the scene changes to the castle of Arendelle]
Young Anna: [approaching her little sister, who is sleeping soundly in bed] Elsa, psst! Elsa!
[Anna climbs on the bed and pushes on Elsa]
Young Anna: Wake up! Wake up! Wake up!
Young Elsa: Anna, go back to sleep!
Young Anna: [sighs and rolls around] I just can't! The sky's awake so I'm awake. So we have to play!
Young Elsa: Go play by yourself!
[...]
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Crazy Credits

After the credits, there is a short scene with the snow monster finding Elsa's crown and putting it on. See more »

Alternate Versions

A sing-along version of the film with on-screen lyrics and a bouncing snowflake, was released in selected theaters on January 31, 2014. See more »


Soundtracks

Fixer Upper
Performed by Maia Wilson and Cast
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Forgettable
9 April 2014 | by bensheddenSee all my reviews

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The only thing that stood out in this movie was the stunning visuals. Unfortunately, stunning visuals alone do not a good movie make. The songs were all too alike and not catchy at all in my opinion, not to mention their lack of strong vocals. I grew up watching movies like Beauty and the Beast and the Lion King with musicians such as Celine Dion and Elton John contributing to their scores. I won't be rushing out to buy the soundtrack any time soon! Another way 'Frozen' contrasts with these classics was the lack of a truly dark and evil villain. Only at the end of the film were we introduced to the antagonist and I felt he was little more than just a misguided jerk who at times could be quite likable (a charming prince). Finally, I thought that some of the adult 'humour' that was added to the movie was unnecessary and not very funny at all. I can laugh (and have laughed) along with many a children's' movie where there was no obvious attempt at adult jokes. A movie that is similar to 'Frozen' that had better music, a better villain and funnier humour is 'Tangled'.


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