'Frozen' Ices Competition In Post-holiday Box Office Race

wochit entertainment
January 05, 2014 AT 8:41 AM
Walt Disney Co's animated fairy tale "Frozen" took hold of first place on movie charts in the United States and Canada, knocking three-time champion "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" to the No.3 spot for the weekend. Second place went to new horror movie "Paranormal Activity: The Marked One", the latest film from the hit low-budget "Paranormal Activity" franchise. According to estimates from Rentrak, "Frozen", in its seventh week of release, earned $20.7 million to claim the weekend box office crown, ahead of "The Marked Ones" which earned $18.2 million in ticket sales from Friday through Sunday.