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'Frozen' hits $1 billion mark at worldwide box office

By Ariana Bacle, EW
March 3, 2014 -- Updated 2052 GMT (0452 HKT)
"Frozen" has been a hit for Walt Disney Studios.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • The film crossed the $1 billion mark this weekend
  • It still has yet to debut in Japan
  • The "Frozen" DVD is out on March 18

(EW.com ) -- Last night, "Frozen" snagged two Oscars: One for best original song for "Let It Go," and the other for best animated feature. Oh, and it also crossed the $1 billion mark for worldwide box office.

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Six other Walt Disney Studios films have also hit the $1 billion mark, including "The Avengers" and "Toy Story 3." So far, "Frozen" has earned an estimated $388.8 million domestically and $611.5 million internationally since its November 27, 2013 domestic release — and it still has one more international territory to go, debuting in Japan March 14.

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"With Frozen, we knew we had something truly special on our hands, and it has connected with fans and filmgoers around the world in a way we only dreamed was possible," said Alan Horn, chairman at Walt Disney Studios, in a statement.

The animated film is still in theaters and will come out on DVD March 18.

See the original story at EW.com.

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