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


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Country
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Release
Date
Total Gross
FOREIGN TOTAL 12/17/03 $742,083,616
New Zealand 12/18/03 $8,879,189
Argentina 1/1/04 $4,698,147
Australia 12/26/03 $36,550,919
Austria 12/17/03 $9,858,870
Baltic States 1/2/04 $937,415
Belgium 12/17/03 $9,902,589
Bolivia 12/25/03 $291,146
Brazil 12/25/03 $9,902,206
Bulgaria 1/9/04 $609,501
Central America and the Greater Antilles 12/25/03 $2,289,571
Chile 12/17/03 $3,113,642
China 3/12/04 $10,427,541
Colombia 12/25/03 $2,592,113
Croatia 1/1/04 $1,245,950
Czech Republic 1/15/04 $3,043,451
Czech Republic/Slovakia 1/15/04 $3,575,890
Denmark 12/17/03 $16,188,249
Ecuador 12/25/03 $643,687
Egypt 2/11/04 $219,683
Estonia 1/2/04 $402,859
Finland 12/17/03 $7,096,209
France 12/17/03 $48,409,847
Germany 12/17/03 $87,481,674
Greece 12/17/03 $8,032,233
Hong Kong 12/18/03 $4,983,077
Hungary 1/8/04 $2,943,624
Iceland 12/26/03 $1,001,355
India 2/8/04 $944,651
Indonesia 1/14/04 $1,323,144
Israel 12/18/03 $2,890,082
Italy 1/22/04 $35,837,796
Japan 2/14/04 $94,966,172
Latvia 1/9/04 $258,679
Lebanon 12/24/03 $150,000
Lebanon/United Arab Emirates 12/24/03 $1,533,229
Lithuania 1/2/04 $275,877
Malaysia 12/18/03 $1,903,364
Mexico 12/17/03 $15,626,424
Netherlands 12/17/03 $19,162,315
Norway 12/17/03 $12,460,370
Palestine 12/25/03 $2,197,356
Peru 12/17/03 $1,390,557
Philippines 1/8/04 $1,605,882
Poland 1/1/04 $7,968,195
Portugal 12/17/03 $4,702,013
Puerto Rico 12/17/03 $1,871,308
Romania 1/2/04 $414,102
Russia 1/22/04 $12,122,431
Russia - CIS 1/22/04 $14,080,000
Serbia & Montenegro 12/25/03 $680,354
Singapore 12/18/03 $3,143,349
Slovakia 1/15/04 $532,439
Slovenia 1/8/04 $620,872
South Africa (Entire Region) 12/17/03 $3,840,418
South Korea 12/17/03 $28,462,848
Spain 12/17/03 $39,834,538
Sweden 12/17/03 $24,123,767
Switzerland 12/17/03 $10,991,061
Taiwan 12/18/04 $11,756,953
Thailand 12/19/03 $4,630,752
Turkey 12/19/03 $5,110,660
Ukraine 1/22/04 $1,623,212
United Kingdom 12/17/03 $106,643,712
Uruguay 12/25/03 $288,591
Venezuela 12/25/03 $1,196,154
West Indies 12/24/03 $540,013
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NEW ZEALAND AND FIJI
Weekly Box Office


2003
Date
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RankWeekend
Gross
/
% Change
ScreensChange / Avg.Gross-to-DateWeek #
Dec. 18–24 1 $2,401,845 - 114 - $21,069 $2,401,845 1
Dec. 25–31 1 $1,736,217 -27.7% 114 - $15,230 $4,138,062 2


2004
Date
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RankWeekend
Gross
/
% Change
ScreensChange / Avg.Gross-to-DateWeek #
Jan. 1–7 1 $1,201,548 -30.8% 114 - $10,540 $5,339,610 3
Jan. 8–14 1 $803,071 -33.2% 113 -1 $7,107 $6,142,681 4
Jan. 15–21 2 $567,986 -29.3% 90 -23 $6,311 $6,584,871 5
Jan. 22–28 1 $411,446 -27.6% 96 +6 $4,286 $6,996,317 6
Jan. 29–Feb. 4 1 $345,568 -16.0% 87 -9 $3,972 $7,341,885 7
Feb. 5–11 1 $273,983 -20.7% 80 -7 $3,425 $7,615,868 8
Feb. 12–18 2 $231,353 -15.6% 84 +4 $2,754 $7,847,221 9
Feb. 19–25 4 $168,866 -27.0% 68 -16 $2,483 $8,016,087 10
Feb. 26–Mar. 3 3 $182,160 +7.9% 65 -3 $2,802 $8,198,247 11
Mar. 4–10 3 $155,178 -14.8% 81 +16 $1,916 $8,353,425 12
Mar. 11–17 3 $119,042 -23.3% 70 -11 $1,701 $8,472,467 13
Mar. 18–24 5 $82,582 -30.6% 55 -15 $1,501 $8,521,836 14
Mar. 25–31 6 $69,606 -15.7% 52 -3 $1,339 $8,591,442 15
Apr. 1–7 7 $52,482 -24.6% 47 -5 $1,117 $8,643,924 16
Apr. 8–14 10 $69,350 +32.1% 37 -10 $1,874 $8,713,294 17
Apr. 15–21 13 $41,309 -40.4% 23 -14 $1,796 $8,754,603 18
Apr. 22–28 14 $29,027 -29.7% 21 -2 $1,382 $8,783,630 19
Apr. 29–May 5 11 $25,625 -11.7% 14 -7 $1,830 $8,809,205 20

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