Horror History: Adam Green’s FROZEN Hit Theaters in 2010
On this day in horror history, writer-director Adam Green’s Frozen with Emma Bell, Shawn Ashmore, and Kevin Zegers hit theaters in 2010.
It tells the story of three college students spending a weekend snowboarding and skiing. They become stuck in a chairlift while climbing Mount Holliston when the ski resort closes before they finish their run. This forces the stranded survivors to make life-or-death choices, in order to avoid staying put and freezing to death.
Frozen opened to a first-weekend box office of $131,395. It underperformed the following weeks. Internationally, it earned over $2.4M, bringing its total gross to around $2.7M. At its widest domestic release, it screened in 106 theaters.
It sports a 63% on Rotten Tomatoes. The Critics Consensus reads: Writer/director Adam Green has the beginnings of an inventive, frightening yarn in Frozen, but neither the script nor the cast are quite strong enough to truly do it justice
It was nominated for a Saturn for Best Horror Film, but lost to Drag Me to Hell.
Do you dig Frozen?