Things You Never Knew About Frozen

Facts With Numbers

  • There are up to 2,000 different snowflakes that can be seen in the entire movie.


  • For the snow alone, a snow-generating software created 2,000 different kinds of snow.


  • Over 24 minutes of the film is dedicated to musical sequences, which is a little less than ¼ of the entire movie


  • Frozen earned $93.3 million a few weeks after it was first showed in the theaters!


  • The scene in which Elsa walks out onto the balcony of her ice palace took 132 hours to make (over five days)!balcony
  • It is the 53rd animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. It also features the 12th and 13th members of the Disney Princess line-up, Anna and Elsa.
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The Stages of Frozen


  • Frozen is loosely based on Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen, which is a fairy tale about snow queen that captures a little boy named Kai

Snow Queen

  • Elsa had had dark, spikey hair and was colored blue in the early versions of the movie


  • Anna went from a “somebody rescue me girl” to a fearless, feisty girl – from a sarcastic to optimistic


  • Elsa used to have a large army of creepy snow creatures.


  • In early versions of the story, Elsa was a truly evil snow queen


  • Olaf used to be one of the guards protecting Elsa’s snow palace




  • The former queen of Arendelle and the Queen of Corona are sisters. Therefore making Elsa, Rapunzel, and Anna cousins
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  • Rapunzel and Flynn Rider from ‘Tangled’ make a cameo appearance in Frozen; They enter the screen from the left side during the song “For the First Time in Forever.”

Rapunzel makes an appearance



    • Mickey Mouse makes a slight appearance in the scene where Anna goes into Wandering Oaken’s Trading Post

Mickey Mouse Appearance



All about Elsa

  • The colors of Elsa’s palace are based on her emotions. When Elsa is happy, her palace is a light blue. When she’s feeling scared, or overwhelmed, it turns yellowish, and so on.

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  • The actress who voiced for Elsa (Idina Menzel) – had auditioned for Disney’s TANGLED, for the role of Rapunzel in the movie


  • Elsa had 420,000 strands of hair; which is 4.2 times more than a human. In Tangled, Rapunzel had 27,000 strands of hair

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  • Elsa’s magic was sometimes hand drawn, including the scene where Elsa turns water into Ice.wtr to ice


Who Doesn’t Love Animals?

  • Hans’ horse’s name is Sitron, which means “lemon” in Norwegian.


  • Filmmakers invited a real-life reindeer into the Walt Disney Animation Studios to observe for the making of Sven: The reindeer took care of an itch on his ear by using his back legs to scratch it—like a dog might do. Sven later used the technique.


  • John Lasseter’s dog inspired the performance of the Frozen reindeer, Sven.

sven 1

Awards (just a few of them)

  • Frozen was the fifth highest-grossing film of all time, and the highest-grossing animated film of all time


  • Two Awards for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song (“Let It Go”)

Elsa holding award

  • The Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film

Golden Award Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, and Olaf

  • Five Annie Awards (including Best Animated Feature)

Holding Awards

  • Two Critics’ Choice Awards for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song (“Let It Go”)

Elsa Formation


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