HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 14: A view of the signage is seen at the Hawaiian Airlines booth at the world premiere of Disney's 'Moana' at the El Capitan Theatre on November 14, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for Hawaiian Airlines)

Disney's 'Moana' beats 'Frozen' Thanksgiving weekend box office numbers

Disney's latest animated movie has one of its most popular ones beat.

The Los Angeles Times reported that "Moana" bested "Frozen's'" first-day box office numbers Wednesday to start the Thanksgiving holiday weekend..

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"Moana" pulled in an estimated $15.7 million, compared to "Frozen's" first-day box office numbers of $15.1 million.

For the entire five-day weekend, "Frozen" still holds the record: It's Thanksgiving weekend opening in 2013 was $93.6 million.

"Moana" focuses on a namesake teenager who goes on an adventure to help save her family.

Movie review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a 97 percent fresh score.

Early projections said "Moana" will surpass "Frozen's" Thanksgiving weekend record, but Box Office Mojo reported it's not likely and that an $85 million opening is more probable.

As of Friday, "Moana" remained No. 1 at the box office, pulling in an estimated $9.9 million and a two-day total of over $25 million.

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