Domestic Box Office For Dec 31, 2003

Rank Release Metric Fri Dec 26Sat Dec 27Sun Dec 28Mon Dec 29Tue Dec 30Wed Dec 31Thu Jan 1
1

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

New Line (Pre-Warner)
Gross$19,152,196$17,249,267$14,196,641$10,052,588$9,615,240$7,509,391$12,784,656
Theaters3,7033,7033,7033,7033,7033,7033,703
Average$5,172$4,658$3,833$2,714$2,596$2,027$3,452
%± YD+36.9%-9.9%-17.7%-29.2%-4.4%-21.9%+70.2%
%± LW-12.2%-37.3%-39.1%-25.9%-22.9%-0.5%-8.6%
GTD$190,822,800$208,072,067$222,268,708$232,321,296$241,936,536$249,445,927$262,230,583
Days10111213141516
2

Cheaper by the Dozen

20th Century Fox Film Corporation
Gross$9,886,780$9,844,209$7,826,658$6,603,811$7,004,983$6,612,709$8,356,814
Theaters3,2983,2983,2983,2983,2983,2983,307
Average$2,997$2,984$2,373$2,002$2,124$2,005$2,527
%± YD+26.1%-0.4%-20.5%-15.6%+6.1%-5.6%+26.4%
%± LW------+6.6%
GTD$17,726,374$27,570,583$35,397,241$42,001,052$49,006,035$55,618,744$63,975,558
Days2345678
3

Something's Gotta Give

Sony Pictures Releasing
Gross$4,829,892$5,084,964$3,901,782$2,564,805$2,737,276$4,026,102$4,275,788
Theaters2,7092,7092,7092,7092,7092,7092,709
Average$1,782$1,877$1,440$946$1,010$1,486$1,578
%± YD+39.8%+5.3%-23.3%-34.3%+6.7%+47.1%+6.2%
%± LW+49.7%+8%+12%+46.3%+39.5%+170.9%+23.8%
GTD$46,915,836$52,000,800$55,902,582$58,467,387$61,204,663$65,230,765$69,506,553
Days15161718192021
4

Cold Mountain

Miramax Films
Gross$5,230,000$5,285,000$4,060,000$2,625,000$2,744,000$3,602,000$4,107,000
Theaters2,1632,1632,1632,1632,1632,1632,163
Average$2,417$2,443$1,877$1,213$1,268$1,665$1,898
%± YD+16.1%+1.1%-23.2%-35.3%+4.5%+31.3%+14%
%± LW-------8.8%
GTD$9,735,514$15,020,514$19,079,727$21,704,727$24,448,727$28,050,727$32,157,475
Days2345678
5

Peter Pan

Universal Pictures
Gross$4,008,525$3,881,955$3,249,015$2,545,765$2,758,010$2,180,075$3,249,015
Theaters2,8132,8132,8132,8132,8132,8132,813
Average$1,425$1,380$1,155$905$980$775$1,155
%± YD+14.9%-3.2%-16.3%-21.6%+8.3%-21%+49%
%± LW-------6.9%
GTD$7,496,645$11,378,600$14,627,615$17,173,380$19,931,390$22,111,465$25,360,480
Days2345678
6

Mona Lisa Smile

Revolution Studios
Gross$4,023,753$4,014,946$3,312,740$2,516,566$2,707,179$2,144,130$3,111,827
Theaters2,6772,6772,6772,6772,6772,6772,677
Average$1,503$1,499$1,237$940$1,011$800$1,162
%± YD+48.9%-0.2%-17.5%-24%+7.6%-20.8%+45.1%
%± LW-2.3%-1.5%-0.7%+8.9%+18.7%+104.1%+15.1%
GTD$23,898,584$27,913,530$31,226,270$33,742,836$36,450,015$38,594,145$41,705,972
Days891011121314
7

Paycheck

Paramount Pictures
Gross$4,940,691$4,832,992$3,688,691$2,203,499$2,214,681$1,988,625$3,785,062
Theaters2,7622,7622,7622,7622,7622,7622,762
Average$1,788$1,749$1,335$797$801$719$1,370
%± YD-4.1%-2.2%-23.7%-40.3%+0.5%-10.2%+90.3%
%± LW-------26.5%
GTD$10,093,589$14,926,581$18,615,272$20,818,771$23,033,452$25,022,077$28,807,139
Days2345678
8

The Last Samurai

Warner Bros.
Gross$2,858,194$2,911,472$2,557,281$1,778,826$1,923,393$1,696,183$2,921,112
Theaters2,5572,5572,5572,5572,5572,5572,557
Average$1,117$1,138$1,000$695$752$663$1,142
%± YD+15.4%+1.9%-12.2%-30.4%+8.1%-11.8%+72.2%
%± LW+35.6%-2.9%-4%+30%+20.9%+58.1%+17.9%
GTD$68,855,351$71,766,823$74,324,104$76,102,930$78,026,323$79,722,506$82,643,618
Days22232425262728
9

Elf

New Line (Pre-Warner)
Gross$1,491,000$1,359,000$1,056,000$974,000$1,089,000$835,000$987,000
Theaters2,0152,0152,0152,0152,0152,0152,015
Average$739$674$524$483$540$414$489
%± YD+20.2%-8.9%-22.3%-7.8%+11.8%-23.3%+18.2%
%± LW+4.3%-38.1%-43.8%-37%-42%-34%-20.4%
GTD$162,233,664$163,592,664$164,648,692$165,622,692$166,712,300$167,547,300$168,534,077
Days50515253545556
10

The Haunted Mansion

Walt Disney Studios
Gross$915,955$1,047,023$897,037$739,572$837,629$702,961$900,212
Theaters1,6221,6221,6221,6221,6221,6221,622
Average$564$645$553$455$516$433$555
%± YD+82.4%+14.3%-14.3%-17.6%+13.3%-16.1%+28.1%
%± LW-3.7%-36.2%-32.9%-22.2%-19.9%+22.2%+79.3%
GTD$62,792,066$63,839,089$64,736,126$65,475,698$66,313,327$67,016,288$67,916,500
Days31323334353637
11

Stuck on You

20th Century Fox Film Corporation
Gross$1,250,938$1,296,219$1,079,711$827,449$861,976$661,885$1,155,330
Theaters2,4002,4002,4002,4002,4002,4002,400
Average$521$540$449$344$359$275$481
%± YD+20.1%+3.6%-16.7%-23.4%+4.2%-23.2%+74.6%
%± LW-23.7%-34%-35.7%-22.7%-25.9%+25.7%+10.9%
GTD$22,036,416$23,332,635$24,412,346$25,239,795$26,101,771$26,763,656$27,918,986
Days15161718192021
12

Bad Santa

Dimension Films (at Disney)
Gross$1,644,000$1,623,000$1,259,000$649,000$708,000$546,000$1,122,000
Theaters1,7101,7101,7101,7101,7101,7101,710
Average$961$949$736$379$414$319$656
%± YD+16.7%-1.3%-22.4%-48.5%+9.1%-22.9%+105.5%
%± LW+19.3%-18.8%-27%-11%-12.4%-3.2%-20.4%
GTD$48,065,195$49,688,195$50,947,195$51,596,195$52,304,195$52,850,195$53,971,859
Days31323334353637
13

Big Fish

Sony Pictures Releasing
Gross$679,046$703,903$670,784$475,463$524,102$460,796$944,225
Theaters124124124124124124125
Average$5,476$5,676$5,409$3,834$4,226$3,716$7,553
%± YD-12.4%+3.7%-4.7%-29.1%+10.2%-12.1%+104.9%
%± LW+1,452.4%+1,048.2%+1,025.6%+1,235.3%+1,295.8%+1,034.5%+21.8%
GTD$2,130,485$2,834,388$3,505,172$3,980,635$4,504,737$4,965,533$5,909,758
Days17181920212223
14

House of Sand and Fog

DreamWorks SKG
Gross$534,610$649,703$536,125$338,239$367,974$428,175$649,445
Theaters438438438438438438438
Average$1,220$1,483$1,224$772$840$977$1,482
%± YD+2,994.7%+21.5%-17.5%-36.9%+8.8%+16.4%+51.7%
%± LW+4,364.8%+3,770.5%+3,088.9%+4,091.8%+4,152.1%+3,613.9%+3,659.5%
GTD$625,709$1,275,412$1,811,537$2,149,776$2,517,750$2,945,925$3,595,370
Days891011121314
15

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

20th Century Fox Film Corporation
Gross$411,085$424,286$325,458$255,710$275,307$312,525$356,516
Theaters751751751751751751701
Average$547$564$433$340$366$416$508
%± YD+78.3%+3.2%-23.3%-21.4%+7.7%+13.5%+14.1%
%± LW+13.4%-22.1%-45.1%+2.2%-9.8%+42.6%+54.6%
GTD$79,938,462$80,362,748$80,688,206$80,943,916$81,219,223$81,531,748$81,888,264
Days43444546474849
16

The Cat in the Hat

Universal Pictures
Gross$395,995$467,640$396,445$344,645$402,565$292,275$344,205
Theaters1,2991,2991,2991,2991,2991,2991,299
Average$304$360$305$265$309$225$264
%± YD+94.6%+18.1%-15.2%-13.1%+16.8%-27.4%+17.8%
%± LW-22.2%-52.6%-51.5%-43%-39.7%-16.5%+69.1%
GTD$96,147,425$96,615,065$97,011,510$97,356,155$97,758,720$98,050,995$98,395,200
Days36373839404142
17

In America

Fox Searchlight
Gross$345,074$406,783$318,864$194,048$213,356$280,891$395,240
Theaters325325325325325325327
Average$1,061$1,251$981$597$656$864$1,208
%± YD+39.4%+17.9%-21.6%-39.1%+10%+31.7%+40.7%
%± LW+197.7%+83.5%+89.3%+152.4%+158.8%+204%+59.7%
GTD$2,267,264$2,674,047$2,992,911$3,186,959$3,400,315$3,681,206$4,076,446
Days31323334353637
18

Love Don't Cost a Thing

Warner Bros.
Gross$1,047,318$1,139,414$766,341$463,022$441,438$267,072$654,175
Theaters1,1331,1331,1331,1331,1331,1331,133
Average$924$1,005$676$408$389$235$577
%± YD+22.9%+8.8%-32.7%-39.6%-4.7%-39.5%+144.9%
%± LW-10.1%-26.8%-25.6%-19.6%-23.3%-5.3%-23.2%
GTD$14,525,389$15,664,803$16,431,144$16,894,166$17,335,604$17,602,676$18,256,851
Days15161718192021
19

21 Grams

Focus Features
Gross$392,000$450,000$382,000$248,000$263,000$172,000$476,000
Theaters291291291291291291291
Average$1,347$1,546$1,312$852$903$591$1,635
%± YD+313.9%+14.8%-15.1%-35.1%+6%-34.6%+176.7%
%± LW+554.4%+317.1%+317%+439.1%+412.7%+264.4%+402.6%
GTD$3,939,939$4,389,939$4,771,830$5,019,830$5,282,830$5,454,830$5,931,294
Days36373839404142
20

Love, Actually

Universal Pictures
Gross$273,360$299,880$255,125$185,640$208,080$167,280$250,920
Theaters408408408408408408408
Average$670$735$625$455$510$410$615
%± YD+54.3%+9.7%-14.9%-27.2%+12.1%-19.6%+50%
%± LW-13.4%-34.2%-31.8%-22.3%-23.2%-9.5%+41.7%
GTD$55,330,235$55,630,115$55,885,240$56,070,880$56,278,960$56,446,240$56,697,160
Days50515253545556
21

Honey

Universal Pictures
Gross$482,605$535,765$398,940$281,195$292,545$155,800$376,145
Theaters760760760760760760760
Average$635$704$524$369$384$205$494
%± YD+22.3%+11%-25.5%-29.5%+4%-46.7%+141.4%
%± LW-43.1%-50.6%-48.5%-44.9%-43.7%-22.3%-4.7%
GTD$25,703,955$26,239,720$26,638,660$26,919,855$27,212,400$27,368,200$27,744,345
Days22232425262728
22

Brother Bear

Walt Disney Studios
Gross$153,194$194,616$158,817$147,688$175,009$148,620$187,974
Theaters564564564564564564564
Average$271$345$281$261$310$263$333
%± YD+158.1%+27%-18.4%-7%+18.5%-15.1%+26.5%
%± LW+49.8%+3.3%-1.3%-3.3%+1.6%+38.5%+216.7%
GTD$81,755,515$81,950,131$82,108,948$82,256,636$82,431,645$82,580,265$82,768,239
Days64656667686970
23

Calendar Girls

Walt Disney Studios
Gross$120,344$149,103$127,075$89,138$104,492$122,586$1,450,868
Theaters424242424242745
Average$2,865$3,550$3,025$2,122$2,487$2,918$1,947
%± YD+16.3%+23.9%-14.8%-29.9%+17.2%+17.3%+1,083.6%
%± LW+204.8%+135.1%+162.1%+205.2%+215.5%+247%+1,302.4%
GTD$472,850$621,953$749,028$838,166$942,658$1,065,244$2,516,112
Days891011121314
24

Mystic River

Warner Bros.
Gross$102,155$122,154$100,874$73,800$78,853$67,337$125,102
Theaters201201201201201201201
Average$508$607$501$367$392$335$622
%± YD+42.7%+19.6%-17.4%-26.8%+6.8%-14.6%+85.8%
%± LW+39.5%-5%-2.6%+40.8%+31.8%+41.7%+74.7%
GTD$53,322,587$53,444,741$53,545,615$53,619,415$53,698,268$53,765,605$53,890,707
Days80818283848586
25

Looney Tunes: Back in Action

Warner Bros.
Gross$55,966$72,734$59,705$52,148$65,263$52,835$72,657
Theaters336336336336336336336
Average$166$216$177$155$194$157$216
%± YD+222.6%+30%-17.9%-12.7%+25.1%-19%+37.5%
%± LW+162.5%+59.3%+47.1%+44.1%+54.8%+114.3%+318.8%
GTD$20,080,072$20,152,806$20,212,511$20,264,659$20,329,922$20,382,757$20,455,414
Days43444546474849
26

School of Rock

Paramount Pictures
Gross$84,103$96,827$77,510$59,665$65,200$47,782$96,824
Theaters279279279279279279279
Average$301$347$277$213$233$171$347
%± YD+86.2%+15.1%-20%-23%+9.3%-26.7%+102.6%
%± LW+29.1%+5.4%-5%+18.7%+22.5%+118%+114.4%
GTD$79,523,616$79,620,443$79,697,953$79,757,618$79,822,818$79,870,600$79,967,424
Days85868788899091
27

Gothika

Warner Bros.
Gross$202,633$225,689$178,707$106,998$112,318$37,452$136,725
Theaters406406406406406406406
Average$499$555$440$263$276$92$336
%± YD-3.6%+11.4%-20.8%-40.1%+5%-66.7%+265.1%
%± LW-44.3%-52.8%-53.9%-50.7%-50.1%-61%-35%
GTD$57,050,784$57,276,473$57,455,180$57,562,178$57,674,496$57,711,948$57,848,673
Days36373839404142
28

The Matrix Revolutions

Warner Bros.
Gross$80,410$91,200$72,669$58,187$67,920$32,250$67,113
Theaters116116116116116116116
Average$693$786$626$501$585$278$578
%± YD+94.9%+13.4%-20.3%-19.9%+16.7%-52.5%+108.1%
%± LW+11.1%-14.4%-21.4%+0.8%+0.3%+3.6%+62.7%
GTD$137,718,947$137,810,147$137,882,816$137,941,003$138,008,923$138,041,173$138,108,286
Days52535455565758
29

Monster

Newmarket Film Group
Gross$28,476$30,834$27,521$19,109$21,310$14,622$66,566
Theaters4444448
Average$7,119$7,708$6,880$4,777$5,327$3,655$8,320
%± YD+183.5%+8.3%-10.7%-30.6%+11.5%-31.4%+355.2%
%± LW-----+117.5%+562.7%
GTD$45,244$76,078$103,599$122,708$144,018$158,640$225,206
Days3456789
30

Runaway Jury

20th Century Fox Film Corporation
Gross$26,094$32,009$19,623$11,757$12,480$13,907$21,686
Theaters107107107107107107107
Average$243$299$183$109$116$129$202
%± YD+116%+22.7%-38.7%-40.1%+6.1%+11.4%+55.9%
%± LW+2.9%-11.6%-22.5%-4.4%-16.8%+58.1%+79.5%
GTD$48,842,129$48,874,138$48,893,761$48,905,518$48,917,998$48,931,905$48,953,591
Days71727374757677
31

Timeline

Paramount Pictures
Gross$14,434$20,651$14,580$8,963$8,633$6,894$10,985
Theaters320320320320320320320
Average$45$64$45$28$26$21$34
%± YD+33.2%+43.1%-29.4%-38.5%-3.7%-20.1%+59.3%
%± LW-61.5%-59.8%-68.7%-74.4%-75.9%-73.5%+1.4%
GTD$19,008,376$19,029,027$19,043,607$19,052,570$19,061,203$19,068,097$19,079,082
Days31323334353637
32

Pieces of April

United Artists
Gross$5,253$6,051$6,803$4,275$3,585$2,407$5,701
Theaters25252525252525
Average$210$242$272$171$143$96$228
%± YD-18.2%+15.2%+12.4%-37.2%-16.1%-32.9%+136.9%
%± LW-50.5%-67.9%-53.1%-44.5%-56.8%-61.2%-11.2%
GTD$2,347,330$2,353,381$2,360,184$2,364,459$2,368,044$2,370,451$2,376,152
Days71727374757677
33

The Singing Detective

Paramount Classics
Gross$134$279$76$66$60$75$60
Theaters3333333
Average$44$93$25$22$20$25$20
%± YD-55.6%+108.2%-72.8%-13.2%-9.1%+25%-20%
%± LW-81.3%-60.1%-89.9%-84.5%-88.1%-83.4%-80.1%
GTD$325,615$325,894$325,970$326,036$326,096$326,171$326,231
Days64656667686970
34

The Young Black Stallion

Walt Disney Studios
Gross------$229,071
Theaters------51
Average------$4,491
%± YD-------
%± LW------+216.4%
GTD------$1,594,595
Days------8
35

Radio

Revolution Studios
Gross$71,442$76,915$58,463---$71,167
Theaters226226226---226
Average$316$340$258---$314
%± YD+97.5%+7.7%-24%----
%± LW+40%+11.7%+3.5%---+96.8%
GTD$51,287,010$51,363,925$51,422,388---$51,613,430
Days646566---70
36

The Missing

Revolution Studios
Gross$48,816$49,751$36,152---$37,949
Theaters146146146---146
Average$334$340$247---$259
%± YD+6.4%+1.9%-27.3%----
%± LW-58.3%-70.3%-72.3%----17.3%
GTD$25,819,064$25,868,815$25,904,967---$26,005,514
Days313233---37
37

The Company

Sony Pictures Classics
Gross$29,608$35,214$28,954----
Theaters111111----
Average$2,691$3,201$2,632----
%± YD-14.2%+18.9%-17.8%----
%± LW-------
GTD$64,102$99,316$128,270----
Days234----
38

Northfork

Paramount Classics
Gross$42$6$18----
Theaters111----
Average$42$6$18----
%± YD-79%-85.7%+200%----
%± LW-89.7%-98.9%-96.6%----
GTD$1,420,554$1,420,560$1,420,578----
Days169170171----