Frozen fever ruled 2014--and if you're not convinced, check out the toy section of your nearest big box store. But it's a new year, which means new movies and new chances for something else to hit it big.
Inspired by Creative Bloq's list of 5 New Disney Movies that Could be a Bigger Hit than Frozen, here's our list of Disney releases you'll want to keep an eye on in the next year or two:
1. Frozen Fever
Is it possible for Frozen to be bigger than Frozen?
Everyone’s talking about the newly released stills for Frozen Fever, a seven-minute short that takes us back into the life of Elsa, Anna, and Kristoff. We don’t know much, but from the look of the photos, someone’s having a birthday, and Elsa’s figured out how to conjure up spring as well as winter. Twice the seasonal fun could mean twice the popularity as the original movie.
(Watch the short before Disney's live-action Cinderella, releasing March 13th.)
Photos from disneymovielist.com
2. The Incredibles 2
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It's been more than 10 years since the original (and wildly popular) Pixar flick The Incredible hit theaters. And after a recent announcement by Disney's CEO, fans can finally look forward to a second installment!
Currently, not much is known about The Incredibles 2, though Pixar's 3D director is quoted as saying, "Right now, we're working on The Incredibles, which is a lot of fun in 3D. I'm not sure what the release strategy for it will be. It's been an interesting challenge to work on technology because--while the film was released 10 years ago--the technology is even older as it took four years to make."
Rumor has it, it will be released in December 2015.
3. Inside Out
Disney’s upcoming Inside Out puts a unique spin on growing up. Looking into the mind of 11-year-old Riley, viewers get a peek inside the conflicting emotions of Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust, and Sadness. Check out the trailer for this cute film, set to be released in June of this year.
4. The Good Dinosaur
This fun Disney flick, first teased all the way back in 2013, is finally coming to light. The story follows an Apatosaurus named Arlo after his family suffers a traumatic event. On his journey, Arlo runs into a human boy, and begins to travel with him.
Billed as an "extraordinary journey of self-discovery full of thrilling adventure, hilarious characters, and poignant heart," The Good Dinosaur promises to deliver on it's long-promised potential. Look for it in November 2015, and watch the original 2013 teaser trailer below:
Photo from disneymovielist.comThis movie was first described as a "mythic adventure set around 2000 years ago and across a series of islands in the South Pacific." It follows the first Polynesian Disney Princess, Moana, and her journey to fulfill her ancestor's quest by sailing the South Pacific.
Featuring an experimental style of computer animation, it's a wild card for whether or not it can beat out Frozen. Watch for its release sometime in late 2016.
Concept art from disney.wikia.com
Though we haven’t heard much talk about this one, it looks like it will be a fun one with a great message! According to IMDB.com, the story line follows a clever but innocent fox who is on the run after being accused of a crime. Through a series of unlikely events, the Fox teams up with a Rabbit – the top policeman in the city of Zootopia – and learns that “even natural enemies can become best friends.”
Watch for it in March of 2016.