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


View: BY COUNTRY | BY WEEKEND

2003
Weekend
(click for breakdown)
Weekend
Gross
Territories
Tracked*
Dec. 12–14 n/a 2
Dec. 19–21 $125,900,000 14
Dec. 26–28 $82,500,000 14

2004
Weekend
(click for breakdown)
Weekend
Gross
Territories
Tracked*
Jan. 2–4 n/a 16
Jan. 9–11 $35,200,000 19
Jan. 16–18 $23,100,000 20
Jan. 23–25 $28,700,000 23
Jan. 30–Feb. 1 $20,700,000 22
Feb. 6–8 $11,100,000 21
Feb. 13–15 $21,700,000 21
Feb. 20–22 $13,900,000 18
Feb. 27–29 $11,000,000 20
Mar. 5–7 $9,400,000 22
Mar. 12–14 n/a 18
Mar. 19–21 $7,500,000 16
Mar. 26–28 $5,000,000 14
Apr. 2–4 $3,100,000 11
Apr. 9–11 n/a 9
Apr. 16–18 n/a 7
Apr. 23–25 $1,030,549 7
Apr. 30–May 2 $921,212 6
May 7–9 $511,142 3
May 14–16 $270,692 3
May 21–23 $172,540 3
May 28–30 $46,967 3
Jun. 4–6 n/a 1
Jun. 11–13 n/a 1
Jun. 25–27 n/a 1
Jul. 9–11 n/a 1

* Territories Tracked is the number of territories with reported box office results and does not necessarily represent all countries a movie may have played in. As a result, individual coutnries breakdowns may not add up to the total Overseas Total gross.
DECEMBER 12–14, 2003
Note: The number of days and dates in a weekend may vary by country.
The above dates reflect the standard Fri–Sun weekend.


Country
(click to view chart)
RankDays in
Wknd
Weekend
Gross
%
Change
Screens/
Theaters
Change / Avg.Gross-to-DateWeek #
Netherlands 2 7 $645,164 - 188 - $3,432 $645,164 0
Finland 1 7 $595,349 - 68 - $8,755 $595,349 1