Was the movie "frozen" based on a true story?

No. The film is loosely based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale The Snow Queen, which was first published in 1845. While the Disney version pulls from elements of the original fairy tale, the finished product is a largely original story.

In 2014, an author named Isabella Tanikumi filed a $250 million lawsuit against Disney, alleging the $1.2 billion-grossing film was a ripoff of her memoirs, particularly one titled “Yearnings of the Heart” which described her family's struggles in moutainous regions of Peru.

The lawsuit made headlines around the world. However, it was dismissed in 2015. As per Nj.com, U.S. District Court Judge William Martini said the similarities between "Frozen" and Isabella Tanikumi's memoir, "Yearnings of the Heart," with its themes of sisterly love and tragedies overcome, were "tenuous at best."

"The Plaintiff's complaint will be dismissed because the similarities she alleges between her memoir and 'Frozen' are not substantial," Martini writes. "The two stories are entirely different."

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