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NEW YORK (CNNMoney) The phenomenal success of is burning a hole in parents pockets in more ways than one.
Families have taken multiple trips to the theater to watch the movie, helping Frozen gross over $1 billion in the worldwide box office. It has become Disney highest grossing animated film of all time.
But on eBay, desperate parents can shell out over $1,000 to grab a limited edition version of the dress that cost $149.95 when it first hit Disney stores in mid November.
A cheaper version made by toy maker Jakks Pacific, which originally retailed for $20, is also selling on eBay for between $150 and $350.
Frozen fever is not limited to Elsa.
On eBay, bids for the limited edition dolls range from a few hundred dollars to over $3,000.
Disney Frozen storybook app is a top performing app in the kid category in over 100 countries while Disney book based on the movie, is already a New York Times bestseller.
is a global phenomenon that has truly exceeded our expectations on every level, said Disney spokeswoman Margita Thompson. thrilled that audiences formed an instant connection with the characters. stores. It also expanding the Frozen brand into sporting goods and electronics.
Stephen Berman, co founder of Jakks Pacific, anticipates that the Frozen license could become of the best properties we ever had.
The Elsa and Anna dresses and dolls are shipped out continuously, they sell out as soon as we get more into stores, he said.
Berman said Jakks plans to expand its Frozen offerings. In the fall, the company will unveil a singing interactive Elsa doll and dress. And Jakks Halloween costume unit is already ramping up production of Elsa, Anna and Olaf costumes, which he expects will be top sellers.