Adjuster:

Franchises

Middle Earth



RankTitle (click to view)StudioGross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King NL $377,027,325 3,703 $72,629,713 3,703 12/17/03
2 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers NL $339,789,881 3,622 $62,007,528 3,622 12/18/02
3 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring NL $313,364,114 3,381 $47,211,490 3,359 12/19/01
4 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey WB (NL) $303,003,568 4,100 $84,617,303 4,045 12/14/12
5 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug WB (NL) $258,366,855 3,928 $73,645,197 3,903 12/13/13
6 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies WB (NL) $255,119,788 3,875 $54,724,334 3,875 12/17/14
TOTAL:$1,846,671,531----
AVERAGE:$307,778,5893,768$65,805,9283,751-

Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King NL $547,074,000 $377,027,325 12/17/03
2 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers NL $509,390,400 $339,789,881 12/18/02
3 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring NL $484,236,100 $313,364,114 12/19/01
4 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey WB (NL) $336,341,700 $303,003,568 12/14/12
5 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug WB (NL) $280,169,200 $258,366,855 12/13/13
6 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies WB (NL) $276,291,500 $255,119,788 12/17/14
TOTAL:$2,433,502,800$1,846,671,531-
AVERAGE:$405,583,800$307,778,589-

Worldwide (Unadjusted)
RankTitle (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
1 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King NL $1,119.1 $377.0 33.7% $742.1 66.3% 2003
2 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey WB (NL) $1,021.1 $303.0 29.7% $718.1 70.3% 2012
3 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug WB (NL) $958.4 $258.4 27% $700.0 73% 2013
4 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies WB (NL) $956.0 $255.1 26.7% $700.9 73.3% 2014
5 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers NL $923.3 $339.8 36.8% $583.5 63.2% 2002
6 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring NL $869.3 $313.4 36% $556.0 64% 2001
TOTAL:$5,847.2$1,846.731.6%$4,000.668.4%-
AVERAGE:$974.5$307.831.6%$666.868.4%-





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