'Maleficent' ends incredible run for 'Frozen' in Japan

The opening of Maleficent in Japan has ended Frozen's incredible 16 week run at the top of the Japanese box office.

Disney's fantasy update opened to $7.1 million — the year's biggest for a live-action movie there — to displace Frozen after four months. The Disney Animation blockbuster has taken in more than $240 million from Japan since opening at No. 1 there on March 15.

Maleficent, by far Jolie's biggest movie ever, is up to $630 million globally. Trailers for the film have been playing ahead of Frozen throughout its record run in Japan, where the Disney brand is huge.

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