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King Kong

Domestic Total Gross: $218,080,025
Distributor: UniversalRelease Date: December 14, 2005
Genre: Period AdventureRuntime: 3 hrs. 7 min.
MPAA Rating: PG-13Production Budget: $207 million

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RowTitle (click to view)StudioRelease Gross* / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate^
1 Avatar Fox $749,766,139 3,461 $77,025,481 3,452 12/18/09
2 Titanic Par. $600,788,188 3,265 $28,638,131 2,674 12/19/97
3 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest BV $423,315,812 4,133 $135,634,554 4,133 7/7/06
4 Spider-Man Sony $403,706,375 3,876 $114,844,116 3,615 5/3/02
5 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King NL $377,027,325 3,703 $72,629,713 3,703 12/17/03
6 Spider-Man 2 Sony $373,585,825 4,166 $88,156,227 4,152 6/30/04
7 Jurassic Park Uni. $357,067,947 2,566 $47,026,828 2,404 6/11/93
8 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers NL $339,789,881 3,622 $62,007,528 3,622 12/18/02
9 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring NL $313,364,114 3,381 $47,211,490 3,359 12/19/01
10 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey WB $303,003,568 4,100 $84,617,303 4,045 12/14/12
11 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug WB $258,366,855 3,928 $73,645,197 3,903 12/13/13
12 War of the Worlds Par. $234,280,354 3,910 $64,878,725 3,908 6/29/05
13 The Lost World: Jurassic Park Uni. $229,086,679 3,565 $72,132,785 3,281 5/23/97
14 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Fox $208,545,589 3,969 $72,611,427 3,967 7/11/14
15 The Mummy Returns Uni. $202,019,785 3,553 $68,139,035 3,401 5/4/01
16 Godzilla (2014) WB $200,676,069 3,952 $93,188,384 3,952 5/16/14
17 Superman Returns WB $200,081,192 4,065 $52,535,096 4,065 6/28/06
18 Pearl Harbor BV $198,542,554 3,255 $59,078,912 3,214 5/25/01
19 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) Par. $191,204,754 3,980 $65,575,105 3,845 8/8/14
20 Jurassic Park III Uni. $181,171,875 3,462 $50,771,645 3,434 7/18/01
21 Planet of the Apes (2001) Fox $180,011,740 3,530 $68,532,960 3,500 7/27/01
22 Rise of the Planet of the Apes Fox $176,760,185 3,691 $54,806,191 3,648 8/5/11
23 The Mummy Uni. $155,385,488 3,411 $43,369,635 3,210 5/7/99
24 Godzilla Sony $136,314,294 3,310 $44,047,541 3,310 5/20/98
25 Hulk Uni. $132,177,234 3,674 $62,128,420 3,660 6/20/03
26 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies WB $127,102,000 3,875 $54,724,334 3,875 12/17/14
27 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island WB $103,860,290 3,500 $27,335,363 3,470 2/10/12
28 Pacific Rim WB $101,802,906 3,285 $37,285,325 3,275 7/12/13
29 Journey to the Center of the Earth WB (NL) $101,704,370 2,830 $21,018,141 2,811 7/11/08
30 10,000 B.C. WB $94,784,201 3,454 $35,867,488 3,410 3/7/08
31 Congo Par. $81,022,101 2,676 $24,642,539 2,649 6/9/95
32 The Adventures of Tintin Par. $77,591,831 3,087 $9,720,993 3,087 12/21/11
33 Jack the Giant Slayer WB (NL) $65,187,603 3,525 $27,202,226 3,525 3/1/13
34 King Kong (1976) Par. $52,614,445 0 $7,023,921 974 12/17/76
35 Mighty Joe Young BV $50,632,037 2,559 $10,602,042 2,502 12/25/98
36 Land of the Lost Uni. $49,438,370 3,534 $18,837,350 3,521 6/5/09
37 Exodus: Gods and Kings Fox $45,782,000 3,503 $24,115,934 3,503 12/12/14
38 Gulliver's Travels Fox $42,779,261 3,089 $6,307,691 2,546 12/25/10
39 Walking with Dinosaurs Fox $36,076,121 3,243 $7,091,938 3,231 12/20/13
40 King Kong Lives DEG $4,711,220 1,105 $1,172,942 1,105 12/19/86
41 King Kong (1933) RKO n/a 0 n/a 0 4/7/33
Averages:$199,051,9173,288$50,404,5163,324 

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