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Andrew Lesnie

RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
(director of photography)
New Line $377,845,905 3,703 $72,629,713 3,703 12/17/03
2 2 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
(director of photography)
New Line $342,551,365 3,622 $62,007,528 3,622 12/18/02
3 3 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
(director of photography)
New Line $315,544,750 3,381 $47,211,490 3,359 12/19/01
4 9 The Last Airbender Paramount $131,772,187 3,203 $40,325,019 3,169 7/1/10
5 11 The Lovely Bones Paramount (DreamWorks) $44,114,232 2,638 $116,616 3 12/11/09
6 8 King Kong Universal $218,080,025 3,627 $50,130,145 3,568 12/14/05
7 10 Babe
(director of photography)
Universal $63,658,910 1,790 $8,742,545 1,591 8/4/95
8 12 Babe: Pig in the City
(director of photography)
Universal $18,319,860 2,387 $6,162,640 2,384 11/25/98
9 6 I Am Legend Warner Bros. $256,393,010 3,648 $77,211,321 3,606 12/14/07
10 13 Two If by Sea
(director of photography)
Warner Bros. $10,658,278 1,796 $4,656,986 1,712 1/12/96
11 14 The Water Diviner Warner Bros. $4,196,641 385 $1,220,335 320 4/24/15
12 4 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Warner Bros. (New Line) $303,003,568 4,100 $84,617,303 4,045 12/14/12
13 5 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Warner Bros. (New Line) $258,366,855 3,928 $73,645,197 3,903 12/13/13
14 7 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Warner Bros. (New Line) $255,119,788 3,875 $54,724,334 3,875 12/17/14
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (14): $2,599,625,374
Average: $185,687,527
Opening Gross Average (12): $48,505,352 (Wide Releases Only)


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King NL $530,717,800 $377,845,905 12/17/03
2 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers NL $497,014,700 $342,551,365 12/18/02
3 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring NL $471,821,800 $315,544,750 12/19/01
4 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey WB (NL) $325,748,200 $303,003,568 12/14/12
5 I Am Legend WB $316,193,600 $256,393,010 12/14/07
6 King Kong Uni. $290,764,900 $218,080,025 12/14/05
7 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug WB (NL) $271,344,900 $258,366,855 12/13/13
8 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies WB (NL) $267,589,400 $255,119,788 12/17/14
9 The Last Airbender Par. $142,711,800 $131,772,187 7/1/10
10 Babe Uni. $125,582,800 $63,658,910 8/4/95
11 The Lovely Bones P/DW $47,791,900 $44,114,232 12/11/09
12 Babe: Pig in the City Uni. $33,018,500 $18,319,860 11/25/98
13 Two If by Sea WB $20,761,900 $10,658,278 1/12/96
14 The Water Diviner WB $4,204,200 $4,196,641 4/24/15
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $3,345,266,400
Average: $238,947,600


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King NL $1,119.1 $377.0 33.7% $742.1 66.3% 2003
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey WB (NL) $1,021.1 $303.0 29.7% $718.1 70.3% 2012
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug WB (NL) $958.4 $258.4 27% $700.0 73% 2013
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies WB (NL) $956.0 $255.1 26.7% $700.9 73.3% 2014
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers NL $923.3 $339.8 36.8% $583.5 63.2% 2002
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring NL $869.3 $313.4 36% $556.0 64% 2001
I Am Legend WB $585.3 $256.4 43.8% $329.0 56.2% 2007
King Kong Uni. $550.5 $218.1 39.6% $332.4 60.4% 2005
The Last Airbender Par. $319.7 $131.8 41.2% $187.9 58.8% 2010
Babe Uni. $254.1 $63.7 25% $190.5 75% 1995
The Lovely Bones P/DW $93.6 $44.1 47.1% $49.5 52.9% 2009
Babe: Pig in the City Uni. $69.1 $18.3 26.5% $50.8 73.5% 1998
The Water Diviner WB $38.2 $4.2 11% $34.0 89% 2015
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $7,757.9 million



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