Domestic Box Office For Dec 20, 2003

Rank Release Metric Fri Dec 19Sat Dec 20Sun Dec 21Mon Dec 22Tue Dec 23Wed Dec 24Thu Dec 25
1

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

New Line (Pre-Warner)
Gross$21,811,549$27,492,053$23,326,111$13,563,208$12,476,242$7,544,400$13,986,220
Theaters3,7033,7033,7033,7033,7033,7033,703
Average$5,890$7,424$6,299$3,662$3,369$2,037$3,776
%± YD+28.2%+26%-15.2%-41.9%-8%-39.5%+85.4%
%± LW------78.1%-17.8%
GTD$73,282,370$100,774,423$124,100,534$137,663,742$150,139,984$157,684,384$171,670,604
Days3456789
2

Something's Gotta Give

Sony Pictures Releasing
Gross$3,225,663$4,706,846$3,484,284$1,753,457$1,961,971$1,485,929$3,454,754
Theaters2,6772,6772,6772,6772,6772,6772,709
Average$1,204$1,758$1,301$655$732$555$1,275
%± YD+123.1%+45.9%-26%-49.7%+11.9%-24.3%+132.5%
%± LW-38.8%-33%-7.5%+17.9%+24.1%+3.6%+138.9%
GTD$25,238,703$29,945,549$33,429,833$35,183,290$37,145,261$38,631,190$42,085,944
Days891011121314
3

Mona Lisa Smile

Revolution Studios
Gross$4,116,942$4,076,250$3,335,306$2,311,494$2,281,190$1,050,526$2,703,123
Theaters2,6772,6772,6772,6772,6772,6772,677
Average$1,537$1,522$1,245$863$852$392$1,009
%± YD--1%-18.2%-30.7%-1.3%-53.9%+157.3%
%± LW-------
GTD$4,116,942$8,193,192$11,528,498$13,839,992$16,121,182$17,171,708$19,874,831
Days1234567
4

The Last Samurai

Warner Bros.
Gross$2,108,100$2,997,814$2,663,387$1,368,602$1,590,801$1,073,172$2,477,416
Theaters2,9382,9382,9382,9382,9382,9382,557
Average$717$1,020$906$465$541$365$968
%± YD+98.5%+42.2%-11.2%-48.6%+16.2%-32.5%+130.8%
%± LW-50.7%-50.3%-29.5%+5%+16.5%-3.5%+133.2%
GTD$53,825,965$56,823,779$59,487,166$60,855,768$62,446,569$63,519,741$65,997,157
Days15161718192021
5

Elf

New Line (Pre-Warner)
Gross$1,430,000$2,195,000$1,878,000$1,546,000$1,878,000$1,265,000$1,240,000
Theaters2,4512,4512,4512,4512,4512,4512,015
Average$583$895$766$630$766$516$615
%± YD+179.3%+53.5%-14.4%-17.7%+21.5%-32.6%-2%
%± LW-14.4%-21.5%+21.2%+282.7%+319.2%+188.2%+142.2%
GTD$150,740,332$152,935,332$154,812,967$156,358,967$158,237,692$159,502,692$160,742,664
Days43444546474849
6

Bad Santa

Dimension Films (at Disney)
Gross$1,378,000$2,000,000$1,724,000$729,000$808,000$564,000$1,409,000
Theaters2,2252,2252,2252,2252,2252,2251,710
Average$619$898$774$327$363$253$823
%± YD+160.5%+45.1%-13.8%-57.7%+10.8%-30.2%+149.8%
%± LW-26.2%-22.6%+10.4%+37.8%+48.8%+14.6%+166.4%
GTD$39,186,741$41,186,741$42,910,876$43,639,876$44,447,894$45,011,894$46,421,195
Days24252627282930
7

Stuck on You

20th Century Fox Film Corporation
Gross$1,639,135$1,964,774$1,680,114$1,070,067$1,163,549$526,503$1,041,453
Theaters3,0073,0073,0073,0073,0073,0072,400
Average$545$653$558$355$386$175$433
%± YD+200.5%+19.9%-14.5%-36.3%+8.7%-54.8%+97.8%
%± LW-51%-50.7%-19.2%+69.2%+102.3%-1.7%+90.9%
GTD$13,339,018$15,303,792$16,983,906$18,053,973$19,217,522$19,744,025$20,785,478
Days891011121314
8

The Haunted Mansion

Walt Disney Studios
Gross$950,736$1,641,948$1,335,957$950,250$1,045,873$575,411$502,115
Theaters2,4142,4142,4142,4142,4142,4141,622
Average$393$680$553$393$433$238$309
%± YD+223.4%+72.7%-18.6%-28.9%+10.1%-45%-12.7%
%± LW-34.8%-43.8%-24.1%+225.2%+281.7%+117.9%+70.8%
GTD$55,824,557$57,466,505$58,802,462$59,752,712$60,798,585$61,373,996$61,876,111
Days24252627282930
9

Love Don't Cost a Thing

Warner Bros.
Gross$1,164,817$1,555,615$1,029,833$576,224$575,178$282,149$852,220
Theaters1,8441,8441,8441,8441,8441,8441,133
Average$631$843$558$312$311$153$752
%± YD+271.8%+33.6%-33.8%-44%-0.2%-50.9%+202%
%± LW-47.3%-46.2%-14.9%+101.5%+120.2%+5.9%+172%
GTD$8,606,852$10,162,467$11,192,300$11,768,524$12,343,702$12,625,851$13,478,071
Days891011121314
10

Honey

Universal Pictures
Gross$848,160$1,085,265$775,185$509,875$519,840$200,640$394,680
Theaters1,8241,8241,8241,8241,8241,824858
Average$465$594$424$279$285$110$460
%± YD+203.3%+28%-28.6%-34.2%+2%-61.4%+96.7%
%± LW-50.3%-49.7%-22.2%+85.1%+75.6%-22.9%+41.2%
GTD$21,735,865$22,821,130$23,596,315$24,106,190$24,626,030$24,826,670$25,221,350
Days15161718192021
11

The Cat in the Hat

Universal Pictures
Gross$509,040$986,265$816,585$605,125$668,115$349,965$203,520
Theaters2,1212,1212,1212,1212,1212,1211,272
Average$240$465$385$285$315$165$160
%± YD+119.9%+93.8%-17.2%-25.9%+10.4%-47.6%-41.8%
%± LW-45.3%-50.6%-34.2%+171.4%+201.5%+67.8%-12.1%
GTD$92,121,855$93,108,120$93,924,705$94,529,830$95,197,945$95,547,910$95,751,430
Days29303132333435
12

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

20th Century Fox Film Corporation
Gross$362,588$544,644$593,282$250,154$305,354$219,140$230,605
Theaters1,0501,0501,0501,0501,0501,050751
Average$345$518$565$238$290$208$307
%± YD+85.9%+50.2%+8.9%-57.8%+22.1%-28.2%+5.2%
%± LW-47.9%-51.3%+4.6%+18.6%+29.5%+16.8%+18.2%
GTD$77,384,198$77,928,842$78,522,124$78,772,278$79,077,632$79,296,772$79,527,377
Days36373839404142
13

Gothika

Warner Bros.
Gross$363,884$478,633$387,568$217,221$225,172$96,127$210,271
Theaters1,0551,0551,0551,0551,0551,055406
Average$344$453$367$205$213$91$517
%± YD+90.1%+31.5%-19%-44%+3.7%-57.3%+118.7%
%± LW-58.7%-59%-42.7%-20%-18.8%-50.7%+9.8%
GTD$55,233,159$55,711,792$56,099,360$56,316,581$56,541,753$56,637,880$56,848,151
Days29303132333435
14

Love, Actually

Universal Pictures
Gross$315,555$455,510$374,330$239,030$271,005$184,910$177,120
Theaters902902902902902902432
Average$349$505$415$265$300$205$410
%± YD+63.5%+44.4%-17.8%-36.1%+13.4%-31.8%-4.2%
%± LW-54.2%-50.7%-25.3%+5.6%+1.8%+1.5%-8.2%
GTD$53,354,970$53,810,480$54,184,810$54,423,840$54,694,845$54,879,755$55,056,875
Days43444546474849
15

In America

Fox Searchlight
Gross$115,929$221,635$168,425$76,883$82,442$92,390$247,495
Theaters146146146146146146325
Average$794$1,518$1,153$526$564$632$761
%± YD+315.7%+91.2%-24%-54.4%+7.2%+12.1%+167.9%
%± LW+55%+74.2%+129.5%+185.6%+165.9%+230.9%+787.4%
GTD$1,032,920$1,254,555$1,422,980$1,499,863$1,582,305$1,674,695$1,922,190
Days24252627282930
16

Brother Bear

Walt Disney Studios
Gross$102,246$188,320$160,840$152,768$172,288$107,274$59,363
Theaters724724724724724724564
Average$141$260$222$211$237$148$105
%± YD+78.3%+84.2%-14.6%-5%+12.8%-37.7%-44.7%
%± LW-10.8%-41.5%-26.5%+220.4%+226.6%+159.8%+3.5%
GTD$80,761,468$80,949,788$81,110,628$81,263,396$81,435,684$81,542,958$81,602,321
Days57585960616263
17

The Missing

Revolution Studios
Gross$117,158$167,740$130,604---$45,867
Theaters605605605---146
Average$193$277$215---$314
%± YD+55.9%+43.2%-22.1%----
%± LW-74.3%-75.2%-66.1%----39%
GTD$25,248,713$25,416,453$25,547,057---$25,770,248
Days242526---30
18

Mystic River

Warner Bros.
Gross$73,226$128,588$103,571$52,397$59,806$47,534$71,612
Theaters302302302302302302201
Average$242$425$342$173$198$157$356
%± YD+77%+75.6%-19.5%-49.4%+14.1%-20.5%+50.7%
%± LW-34.4%-33.4%+11.6%+30.4%+38%+46.6%+73.1%
GTD$52,756,924$52,885,512$52,989,083$53,041,480$53,101,286$53,148,820$53,220,432
Days73747576777879
19

The Cooler

Lionsgate Films
Gross$73,600$124,800$86,500$39,400$41,800--
Theaters7070707070--
Average$1,051$1,782$1,235$562$597--
%± YD-+69.6%-30.7%-54.5%+6.1%--
%± LW+520.5%+507.1%+565.3%+723.8%---
GTD$467,284$592,084$678,555$717,955$759,755--
Days2425262728--
20

21 Grams

Focus Features
Gross$59,900$107,900$91,600$46,000$51,300$47,200$94,700
Theaters71717171717171
Average$843$1,519$1,290$647$722$664$1,333
%± YD+90.2%+80.1%-15.1%-49.8%+11.5%-8%+100.6%
%± LW-31.8%-24.4%+0.1%+30.3%+20.7%+40.1%+200.6%
GTD$3,109,107$3,217,007$3,308,691$3,354,691$3,405,991$3,453,191$3,547,939
Days29303132333435
21

The Matrix Revolutions

Warner Bros.
Gross$72,385$106,593$92,495$57,722$67,684$31,130$41,254
Theaters272272272272272272116
Average$266$391$340$212$248$114$355
%± YD+74.4%+47.3%-13.2%-37.6%+17.3%-54%+32.5%
%± LW-65.7%-66.6%-51.7%-27.6%-20.8%-19%-0.6%
GTD$137,241,659$137,348,252$137,440,747$137,498,469$137,566,153$137,597,283$137,638,537
Days45464748495051
22

School of Rock

Paramount Pictures
Gross$65,126$91,880$81,551$50,257$53,242$21,916$45,157
Theaters375375375375375375279
Average$173$245$217$134$141$58$161
%± YD+987.6%+41.1%-11.2%-38.4%+5.9%-58.8%+106%
%± LW+143.7%+130.5%+339.8%+620.6%+575.5%+276.8%+654.1%
GTD$79,095,510$79,187,390$79,268,941$79,319,198$79,372,440$79,394,356$79,439,513
Days78798081828384
23

Radio

Revolution Studios
Gross$51,018$68,874$56,497---$36,171
Theaters308308308---226
Average$165$223$183---$160
%± YD-+35%-18%----
%± LW-1.1%-2.6%+71.1%----
GTD$50,955,276$51,024,150$51,080,647---$51,215,568
Days575859---63
24

Calendar Girls

Walt Disney Studios
Gross$39,489$63,416$48,488$29,208$33,121$35,325$103,459
Theaters24242424242442
Average$1,645$2,642$2,020$1,217$1,380$1,471$2,463
%± YD-+60.6%-23.5%-39.8%+13.4%+6.7%+192.9%
%± LW-------
GTD$39,489$102,905$151,393$180,601$213,722$249,047$352,506
Days1234567
25

Big Fish

Sony Pictures Releasing
Gross$43,741$61,305$59,595$35,607$37,549$40,617$775,141
Theaters666666124
Average$7,290$10,217$9,932$5,934$6,258$6,769$6,251
%± YD+52.9%+40.2%-2.8%-40.3%+5.5%+8.2%+1,808.4%
%± LW-28.5%-26.3%-5.4%+16.8%+17.5%+62%+2,610.4%
GTD$441,625$502,930$562,525$598,132$635,681$676,298$1,451,439
Days10111213141516
26

Timeline

Paramount Pictures
Gross$37,494$51,386$46,594$34,953$35,818$25,976$10,833
Theaters620620620620620620320
Average$60$82$75$56$57$41$33
%± YD+20.5%+37.1%-9.3%-25%+2.5%-27.5%-58.3%
%± LW-85.7%-86.5%-79.4%-58.7%-55.1%-28.4%-65.2%
GTD$18,788,382$18,839,768$18,886,362$18,921,315$18,957,133$18,983,109$18,993,942
Days24252627282930
27

Looney Tunes: Back in Action

Warner Bros.
Gross$21,317$45,669$40,591$36,187$42,146$24,660$17,349
Theaters253253253253253253336
Average$84$180$160$143$166$97$51
%± YD+102.7%+114.2%-11.1%-10.8%+16.5%-41.5%-29.6%
%± LW-29.6%-59.1%-54.5%+257.8%+266.5%+260%+64.9%
GTD$19,817,504$19,863,173$19,903,764$19,939,951$19,982,097$20,006,757$20,024,106
Days36373839404142
28

Runaway Jury

20th Century Fox Film Corporation
Gross$25,352$36,201$25,319$12,304$15,003$8,794$12,082
Theaters168168168168168168168
Average$150$215$150$73$89$52$71
%± YD+171.8%+42.8%-30.1%-51.4%+21.9%-41.4%+37.4%
%± LW-37%-38.7%-1%+9.5%+11.2%-11.6%+29.5%
GTD$48,706,332$48,742,533$48,767,852$48,780,156$48,795,159$48,803,953$48,816,035
Days64656667686970
29

Girl with a Pearl Earring

Lionsgate Films
Gross$17,970$28,079$25,002$13,435$14,801--
Theaters88888--
Average$2,246$3,509$3,125$1,679$1,850--
%± YD+57.5%+56.3%-11%-46.3%+10.2%--
%± LW-31%-24.9%-3.9%+15.8%+28.5%--
GTD$152,559$180,638$205,640$219,075$233,876--
Days89101112--
30

Pieces of April

United Artists
Gross$10,614$18,869$14,495$7,707$8,305$6,201$6,421
Theaters70707070707070
Average$151$269$207$110$118$88$91
%± YD+7.3%+77.8%-23.2%-46.8%+7.8%-25.3%+3.5%
%± LW-46%-44.4%-16.8%-1%-2.1%-20.9%-35.1%
GTD$2,280,079$2,298,948$2,313,443$2,321,150$2,329,455$2,335,656$2,342,077
Days64656667686970
31

House of Sand and Fog

DreamWorks SKG
Gross$11,974$16,786$16,812$8,069$8,654$11,529$17,275
Theaters2222222
Average$5,987$8,393$8,406$4,034$4,327$5,764$8,637
%± YD-+40.2%+0.2%-52%+7.2%+33.2%+49.8%
%± LW-------
GTD$11,974$28,760$45,572$53,641$62,295$73,824$91,099
Days1234567
32

The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara

Sony Pictures Classics
Gross$11,386$15,394$14,669$7,363$8,171--
Theaters33333--
Average$3,795$5,131$4,889$2,454$2,723--
%± YD-+35.2%-4.7%-49.8%+11%--
%± LW-------
GTD$11,386$26,780$41,449$48,812$56,983--
Days12345--
33

The Fighting Temptations

Paramount Pictures
Gross$3,793$7,254$5,792$2,829$3,277$1,996$4,066
Theaters69696969696969
Average$54$105$83$41$47$28$58
%± YD+65.1%+91.2%-20.2%-51.2%+15.8%-39.1%+103.7%
%± LW-46.9%-42.1%-7.6%-0.5%+70.8%+20.8%+76.9%
GTD$30,225,531$30,232,785$30,238,577$30,241,406$30,244,683$30,246,679$30,250,745
Days92939495969798
34

Tupac: Resurrection

Paramount Pictures
Gross$4,842$6,703$6,497$2,975$2,858$2,106$3,459
Theaters110110110110110110110
Average$44$60$59$27$25$19$31
%± YD+267.1%+38.4%-3.1%-54.2%-3.9%-26.3%+64.2%
%± LW+21%+63.4%+105.6%+47.5%+12.1%+52.6%+162.2%
GTD$7,694,363$7,701,066$7,707,563$7,710,538$7,713,396$7,715,502$7,718,961
Days36373839404142
35

The Singing Detective

Paramount Classics
Gross$716$700$751$425$505$453$302
Theaters11111111111111
Average$65$63$68$38$45$41$27
%± YD+66.1%-2.2%+7.3%-43.4%+18.8%-10.3%-33.3%
%± LW-50.5%-63.4%-51.2%-49.8%-18.9%-45.6%-29.9%
GTD$322,345$323,045$323,796$324,221$324,726$325,179$325,481
Days57585960616263
36

Northfork

Paramount Classics
Gross$409$566$525$150$163$155$200
Theaters1122222
Average$409$566$262$75$81$77$100
%± YD-+38.4%-7.2%-71.4%+8.7%-4.9%+29%
%± LW----77%---
GTD$1,418,753$1,419,319$1,419,844$1,419,994$1,420,157$1,420,312$1,420,512
Days162163164165166167168
37

Cheaper by the Dozen

20th Century Fox Film Corporation
Gross------$7,839,594
Theaters------3,298
Average------$2,377
%± YD-------
%± LW-------
GTD------$7,839,594
Days------1
38

Paycheck

Paramount Pictures
Gross------$5,152,898
Theaters------2,762
Average------$1,865
%± YD-------
%± LW-------
GTD------$5,152,898
Days------1
39

Cold Mountain

Miramax Films
Gross------$4,505,514
Theaters------2,163
Average------$2,082
%± YD-------
%± LW-------
GTD------$4,505,514
Days------1
40

Peter Pan

Universal Pictures
Gross------$3,488,120
Theaters------2,813
Average------$1,240
%± YD-------
%± LW-------
GTD------$3,488,120
Days------1
41

LOC: Kargil

Eros Entertainment
Gross------$132,975
Theaters-------
Average-------
%± YD-------
%± LW-------
GTD------$132,975
Days------1
42

The Young Black Stallion

Walt Disney Studios
Gross------$72,403
Theaters------51
Average------$1,419
%± YD-------
%± LW-------
GTD------$72,403
Days------1
43

The Company

Sony Pictures Classics
Gross------$34,494
Theaters------11
Average------$3,135
%± YD-------
%± LW-------
GTD------$34,494
Days------1
44

Monster

Newmarket Film Group
Gross-----$6,723$10,045
Theaters-----11
Average-----$6,723$10,045
%± YD------+49.4%
%± LW-------
GTD-----$6,723$16,768
Days-----12