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The Lord of the Rings:
The Return of the King


Domestic Total Gross: $377,027,325
Domestic Lifetime Gross: $377,845,905
Distributor: New LineRelease Date: December 17, 2003
Genre: FantasyRuntime: 3 hrs. 20 min.
MPAA Rating: PG-13Production Budget: $94 million

Total Lifetime Grosses
Domestic:  $377,845,905    33.7%
Foreign:  $742,083,616    66.3%

Worldwide:  $1,119,929,521  
Domestic Summary
Opening Weekend: $72,629,713
(#1 rank, 3,703 theaters, $19,613 average)
% of Total Gross: 19.3%
> View All 24 Weekends
Widest Release:  3,703 theaters
Close Date:  June 3, 2004
In Release:  170 days / 24.3 weeks
Charts
Chart Rank
All Time Domestic 30
All Time Adjusted 54
All Time Worldwide 16
Yearly 2003 1
Yearly Opening Weekends 2003 3
Yearly PG-13 Rated 2003 1
Worldwide Openings 32
Worldwide Yearly 2003 1
Foreign Opening Weekends 43
Non-Friday Opening Weekends 14
Opening Weeks 62
Opening Day Gross 63
Opening Wednesdays 8
Single Day Gross 142
Non-Opening Friday Gross 34
Non-Opening Thursday Gross 15
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross 34
Single Day Friday Gross 148
Single Day Monday Gross 49
Single Day Saturday Gross 104
Single Day Sunday Gross 76
Single Day Thursday Gross 21
Single Day Tuesday Gross 39
Single Day Wednesday Gross 9
Non-Holiday Monday Gross 22
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time 110
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends 102
New Years Days 8
Christmas Days 14
Sunday Share of Opening Weekends 181
Opening Weekends 89
Opening Weekends - December 7
Opening Weekends - Holiday 21
Eleventh Weekends 71
Ninth Weekends 55
Tenth Weekends 70
Top 10-Day Grosses 50
Top 3-Day Grosses 89
Top 4-Day Grosses 64
Top 6-Day Grosses 50
Top 7-Day Grosses 45
Top 8-Day Grosses 51
Top 9-Day Grosses 53
Twelfth Weekends 49
Twelfth Weekends 33
Top 5-Day Grosses 53
Top 5-Day Grosses for movies opening on a Wednesday 10
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive) 35
Most Weekends in Top 10 (non-consecutive) 91
Most Weekends in Top 5 (non-consecutive) 113
Consecutive Weekends At #1 27
Consecutive Weekends In Top 10 124
Consecutive Weekends In Top 5 98
Martin Lurther King 4-Day Holiday Weekends 79
Second Weekends 42
Third Weekends 44
Fourth Weekends 94
Fifth Weekends 75
Sixth Weekends 118
Seventh Weekends 105
Eighth Weekends 92
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation) 95
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation) 209
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide) 329
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases 1,086
Rated PG-13 20
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends 63
Widest Releases 229
Widest Opening Releases 208
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings 113
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases 122
Fastest to $100 million 65
Fastest to $150 million 46
Fastest to $200 million 48
Fastest to $250 million 29
Fastest to $300 million 29
Fastest to $350 million 28
Slowest to $100 million 576
Slowest to $200 million 129
Best Picture Nomination Effect 151
BOM Users' Grades 6
BOM Users' Grades (2003 Releases) 1
Charts (Premier Pass Users Only)Rank
Highest All Time Rank (on February 16, 2004) 6
Yearly (Wide) 2003 1
Yearly Opening Weekends (Wide) 2003 3
Non-Friday Opening Weekends Adjusted 11
Opening Weeks Adjusted 43
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted 23
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted 10
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted 13
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted 66
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted 107
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted 35
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted 59
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted 43
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted 15
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted 17
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted 6
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted 110
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted 96
Opening Weekends Adjusted - December 3
Opening Weekends Adjusted 57
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Holiday 12
Eleventh Weekends Adjusted 109
Ninth Weekends Adjusted 88
Tenth Weekends Adjusted 110
Twelfth Weekends Adjusted 53
Top 5-Day Grosses for movies opening on a Wednesday Adjusted 7
Second Weekends Adjusted 23
Third Weekends Adjusted 31
Fourth Weekends Adjusted 109
Fifth Weekends Adjusted 107
Sixth Weekends Adjusted 162
Seventh Weekends Adjusted 170
Eighth Weekends Adjusted 134
Rated PG-13 Adjusted 13
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted 41