In Arendelle, lives two princesses named Elsa and Anna. Elsa has the powers to produce ice and snow, and one night, accidentally injures her sister Anna with her powers, causing their parents, the King and Queen of Arendelle, seek help from the Troll King, who heals Anna and also removes her memories of Elsa's magic. Until Elsa is able to control her powers, the two are to remain in the castle. One day, during Anna and Elsa's teenhood, their parents die in a storm. Another few years later, Elsa's coronation of becoming the new Queen of Arendelle has begun. Anna, also now allowed to be out of the castle, explores the town and meets Prince Hans, the main antagonist of the film. But when Elsa sees Hans and Anna dancing romantically, she flees from Arendelle and casts an entire season of winter in the kingdom. After she's left far enough, she builds her own castle out of ice. Determined to end her sister's spell and reinstate their relationship, Anna goes after her. Along the way, she meets Kristoff, an iceman, his pet reindeer, Sven, and Olaf, Anna and Elsa's childhood snowman brought to life. When they all arrive to Elsa's ice castle, they try to convince her to come back to Arendelle. Fearing that she would hurt her sister again, Elsa forces Anna and her friends to leave by summoning a snow creature called "Marshmallow", who successfully chases them out. Kristoff then notices Anna's hair turning icy white, and seeks help from the trolls. They tell him that Anna's heart was frozen by Elsa, and unless it is thawed by an act of true love, Anna will be solid as ice forever. Thinking that Hans can save her with a true love's kiss, they race back to Arendelle. When Hans arrives to Elsa's castle, he knocks her unconscious, and she is taken away to the dungeon of Arendelle Castle. He then reunites with Anna, but when she begs him to kiss her to save her life, Hans reveals his true nature that if he married her, he would seize control of Arendelle's throne, and leaves Anna to die. Olaf tells Anna that Kristoff is her real true love, and it's his kiss that will break the spell. Meanwhile, Hans tells Elsa that it's her fault that Anna is about to die. As he is about to kill Elsa, Anna sacrifices herself by blocking Hans' attack. Because the sacrifice constituted an act of true love, everything, including Anna herself, begins to thaw, and summer is restored in the kingdom. Hans is taken away to Southern Isles, facing punishment for his crimes in Arendelle. Anna and Kristoff share a kiss, and Anna and Elsa reconcile.


Character's name Voiced by
  • Kristen Bell
  • Livvy Stubenrauch (child)
  • Idina Menzel
  • Eva Bella (child)
  • Jonathan Groff
  • Tyree Brown (child)
Olaf Josh Gad
Hans Santino Fontana
Duke of Weselton Alan Tudyk
Troll King Ciarán Hinds
Oaken Chris Williams
Bulda Maia Wilson
Marshmallow Paul Briggs
King of Arendelle Maurice LaMarche
Queen of Arendelle Jennifer Lee

In Other Languages

Language Title
Spanish Frozen: Una Aventura Congelada
Portuguese Frozen: Uma Aventura Congelante
Japanese アナと雪の女王
Chinese 冰雪奇緣
Korean 겨울 왕국
Thai ผจญภัยแดนคำสาปราชินีหิมะ

Production timeline

  • December 22, 2011: Initially titled "The Snow Queen", Disney announced the film as "Frozen", with a release date of November 27, 2013.
  • March 5, 2012: Kristen Bell was cast to play Anna in the film.

Release timeline

Format Country of origin Date
Trailer #1 Worldwide June 18, 2013
Trailer #2 Worldwide September 26, 2013
Trailer #3 Worldwide October 17, 2013
Original theatrical USA November 27, 2013
Original theatrical Argentinina/Chilelan December 15, 2013
Trailer for DVD/Blu-ray Disc USA January 10, 2014
On YouTube Worldwide January 18, 2014
DVD/Blu-ray Disc USA March 18, 2014
DVD/Blu-ray Disc Latin America March 21, 2014
DVD/Blu-ray Disc Thailand March 27, 2014
DVD/Blu-ray Disc UK March 31, 2014
DVD/Blu-ray Disc France April 4, 2014
DVD/Blu-ray Disc Brazil April 9, 2014
DVD/Blu-ray Disc South Korea April 10, 2014
DVD/Blu-ray Disc Taiwan April 15, 2014
DVD/Blu-ray Disc Australia April 30, 2014
DVD/Blu-ray Disc Japan July 16, 2014
DVD/Blu-ray Disc Argentinina/Chilelan September 12, 2014
Cable television USA February 14, 2016
Terrestrial television (ABC) USA December 11, 2016

Home video release




Disney's Frozen Teaser Trailer

Disney's Frozen Teaser Trailer

The teaser trailer for Frozen, as seen on The Little Mermaid, Monsters University, and My Little Pony Friendship is Magic: The Complete Season 3.

Disney's Frozen Official Trailer

Disney's Frozen Official Trailer

The official trailer for Frozen, as seen on Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, after that film moved up to September 27, 2013, and on My Little Pony: Equestria Girls.

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