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
United Kingdom 12/17/03 $106,643,712
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
New Zealand 12/18/03 $8,879,189
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
Uruguay 12/25/03 $288,591
Venezuela 12/25/03 $1,196,154
West Indies 12/24/03 $540,013
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UNITED KINGDOM AND IRELAND AND MALTA
Weekend Box Office


2003
Date
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RankWeekend
Gross
/
% Change
TheatersChange / Avg.Gross-to-DateWeek #
Dec. 19–21 1 $26,521,471 - 494 - $53,687 $26,521,471 1
Dec. 26–28 1 $12,692,042 -52.1% 493 -1 $25,745 $49,688,947 2


2004
Date
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RankWeekend
Gross
/
% Change
TheatersChange / Avg.Gross-to-DateWeek #
Jan. 2–4 1 $11,647,047 -8.2% 498 +5 $23,388 $75,012,015 3
Jan. 9–11 1 $6,847,775 -41.2% 502 +4 $13,641 $83,412,520 4
Jan. 16–18 1 $4,285,775 -37.4% 483 -19 $8,873 $89,608,424 5
Jan. 23–25 2 $2,845,947 -33.6% 420 -63 $6,776 $94,319,995 6
Jan. 30–Feb. 1 3 $2,136,457 -24.9% 386 -34 $5,535 $97,764,356 7
Feb. 6–8 5 $1,346,612 -37.0% 331 -55 $4,068 $9,969,001 8
Feb. 13–15 8 $920,412 -31.7% 289 -42 $3,185 $101,409,231 9
Feb. 20–22 7 $825,720 -10.3% 273 -16 $3,025 $103,209,420 10
Feb. 27–29 9 $573,785 -30.5% 242 -31 $2,371 $104,130,282 11
Mar. 5–7 9 $646,245 +12.6% 275 +33 $2,350 $105,136,121 12
Mar. 12–14 11 $364,713 -43.6% 225 -50 $1,621 $105,708,567 13
Mar. 19–21 13 $189,054 -48.2% 158 -67 $1,197 $106,120,604 14
Mar. 26–28 18 $58,533 -69.0% 52 -106 $1,126 $106,349,808 15
Apr. 2–4 18 $54,325 -7.2% 60 +8 $905 $106,429,575 16

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