'Frozen' Becomes Disney's Top Animation Film of 2013

on January 02, 2014 by Shawn Robbins
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Disney's Frozen jumped 23 percent on Wednesday to pull in another $8.72 million in first place. The animated sensation has tallied $271.8 million domestically now, topping Pixar's Monsters University ($268.5 million) as Disney's highest grossing animation film of 2013.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug earned $7.8 million yesterday, up 41 percent from New Year's Eve on Tuesday. With an estimated $209.3 million banked so far, the film is running 14 percent behind the pace of last year's An Unexpected Journey.

Paramount reports that The Wolf of Wall Street jumped a healthy 72 percent from Tuesday to pull $5.67 million yesterday. Martin Scorsese's controversial drama starring Leonardo DiCaprio is up to $47.1 million in total.

Sony reports that American Hustle earned $5.445 million yesterday, up 25 percent from its $4.36 million Tuesday. Hustle's cumulative gross now stands at $72.96 million.

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues posted a 61 percent increase on New Year's Day for $4.87 million. The sequel has earned $95.45 million domestically as it prepares to cross the $100 million benchmark.

Disney's Saving Mr. Banks rang up $4.18 million yesterday, a 6 percent improvement over Tuesday's earnings. Banks has grossed an estimated $48.3 million to date.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty grabbed $4.06 million on Wednesday, up 22 percent from Tuesday. Fox's dramedy from Ben Stiller has totaled $35.54 million so far.

WB's Grudge Match posted $2.24 million yesterday. Its domestic total through seven days is $18.48 million.

Tags: Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, American Hustle, Saving Mr. Banks, Grudge Match, The Wolf of Wall Street, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Frozen
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