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Lord of the Rings Showdown

Return of the King vs. Two Towers vs. Fellowship of the Ring vs. King Kong vs. The Hobbit



RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey WB $84,617,303 27.9% 4,045 $20,919 $303,003,568 12/14/12
2 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug WB $73,645,197 28.5% 3,903 $18,869 $258,366,855 12/13/13
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 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers NL $62,007,528 18.2% 3,622 $17,119 $339,789,881 12/18/02
5 King Kong Uni. $50,130,145 23.0% 3,568 $14,049 $218,080,025 12/14/05
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
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 6 titles):
$65,040,22921.6%3,700$17,578$301,605,295-

Note: Only movies with opening weekend grosses are listed on this chart.


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