Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 22 October 2014

Disney's Frozen tops box office

Kristen Bell provides her voice talents for Frozen

Frozen has cooled off The Hunger Games: Catching Fire in its opening UK weekend and its second weekend at the US box office.

The Disney animated tale banked around £4.7 million at the UK box office and led the US multiplexes with a haul of 31.6 million dollars (£19.3 million) over the weekend, taking over the top spot from Catching Fire.

Alfonso Cuaron's outer space adventure Gravity, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, took third place in the UK, followed by Saving Mr Banks.

Lionsgate's Hunger Games sequel, which topped the box office for the last two weeks, slid to second place in America with 27 million dollars (£16.5 million) in its third week of release, according to studio estimates.

Both Frozen and Catching Fire continued to draw in the crowds around the world. Catching Fire added 44.3 million dollars (£27 million) internationally, bringing its global cumulative total to 673.4 million dollars (£411.2 million) over four weeks. With many millions still to come, Catching Fire has already almost equalled the 691.2 million dollars (£422.1 million) worldwide of the 2012 original.

Frozen too, has found strong business globally, adding 30.6 million dollars (£18.7 million) internationally over the weekend.

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Nightlife Galleries

More

Latest Entertainment News

Latest Music News

Latest Film & TV News

Latest Eating Out News

Horoscopes

Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant

Libra:

Power struggles are draining your energy. You're tired of doing battle with someone who is intent on assuming the dominant role. Continually giving in to this bully undermines your confidence. It's time to assert your will, even if it means making a scene. People will respect your stance. In the past, you were always quick to play the peacemaker. Now you're tired of making amends. Take your rightful place in the driver's seat. Be ready to defend your position if anyone challenges you,More