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Franchises

The Lord of the Rings



RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total GrossRelease
Date
1 1 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey WB $84,617,303 27.9% 4,045 $20,919 $303,003,568 12/14/12
2 7 The Lord of the Rings (1978) UA $626,649 2.1% 31 $20,214 $30,471,420 11/15/78
3 3 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King NL $72,629,713 19.3% 3,703 $19,613 $377,027,325 12/17/03
4 2 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug WB $73,645,197 28.5% 3,903 $18,869 $258,366,855 12/13/13
5 4 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers NL $62,007,528 18.2% 3,622 $17,119 $339,789,881 12/18/02
6 5 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies WB $54,724,334 48.0% 3,875 $14,122 $113,962,000 12/17/14
7 6 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring NL $47,211,490 15.1% 3,359 $14,055 $313,364,114 12/19/01
RowAVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 6 Movies):
$65,805,92817,542.8%3,751$17,543$284,252,291-

Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted
Opening
Unadjusted
Opening
TheatersAdjusted
Average
Unadjusted
Average
Release
1 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King NL $97,803,200 $72,629,713 3,703 $26,400 $19,613 12/17/03
2 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers NL $86,661,100 $62,007,528 3,622 $23,900 $17,119 12/18/02
3 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey WB $85,353,100 $84,617,303 4,045 $21,100 $20,919 12/14/12
4 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug WB $71,616,600 $73,645,197 3,903 $18,300 $18,869 12/13/13
5 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring NL $67,731,000 $47,211,490 3,359 $20,200 $14,055 12/19/01
6 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies WB $54,995,200 $54,724,334 3,875 $14,200 $14,122 12/17/14
7 The Lord of the Rings (1978) UA $2,174,500 $626,649 31 $70,100 $20,214 11/15/78
AVERAGE:$66,619,300$56,494,6023,220$20,700$17,844-






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