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The Lord of the Rings:
The Return of the King


Domestic Total Est. Tickets: 61,538,100
Domestic Lifetime Est. Tickets: 61,639,700
Distributor: New LineRelease Date: December 17, 2003
Genre: FantasyRuntime: 3 hrs. 20 min.
MPAA Rating: PG-13Production Budget: $94 million

Total Lifetime Grosses (Unadjusted)
Domestic:  $377,845,905    33.7%
Foreign:  $742,083,616    66.3%

Worldwide:  $1,119,929,521  
Domestic Summary (Adjusted)
Opening Weekend: 12,044,700
(#1 rank, 3,703 theaters, 3,300 average)
% of Total Gross: 19.6%
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Widest Release:  3,703 theaters
Close Date:  June 3, 2004
In Release:  170 days / 24.3 weeks
Charts
Chart Rank
All Time Domestic 38
All Time Adjusted 58
All Time Worldwide 22
Yearly 2003 1
Yearly Opening Weekends 2003 3
Yearly PG-13 Rated 2003 1
Worldwide Openings 40
Worldwide Yearly 2003 1
Foreign Opening Weekends 53
Non-Friday Opening Weekends 14
Opening Weeks 73
Opening Day Gross 74
Opening Wednesdays 8
Single Day Gross 172
Non-Opening Friday Gross 38
Non-Opening Thursday Gross 17
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross 46
Single Day Friday Gross 172
Single Day Monday Gross 60
Single Day Saturday Gross 119
Single Day Sunday Gross 89
Single Day Thursday Gross 23
Single Day Tuesday Gross 51
Single Day Wednesday Gross 9
Non-Holiday Monday Gross 26
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time 122
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends 112
New Years Days 11
Opening Weekends 103
Opening Weekends - December 8
Opening Weekends - Holiday 24
Eleventh Weekends 77
Ninth Weekends 58
Tenth Weekends 75
Top 10-Day Grosses 59
Top 3-Day Grosses 103
Top 4-Day Grosses 75
Top 6-Day Grosses 59
Top 7-Day Grosses 54
Top 8-Day Grosses 60
Top 9-Day Grosses 62
Twelfth Weekends 51
Twelfth Weekends 36
Top 5-Day Grosses 62
Top 5-Day Grosses for movies opening on a Wednesday 10
Most Weekends at #1 (non-consecutive) 36
Most Weekends in Top 10 (non-consecutive) 92
Most Weekends in Top 5 (non-consecutive) 118
Consecutive Weekends At #1 28
Consecutive Weekends In Top 10 127
Consecutive Weekends In Top 5 102
Martin Lurther King 4-Day Holiday Weekends 89
Second Weekends 50
Third Weekends 53
Fourth Weekends 105
Fifth Weekends 85
Sixth Weekends 130
Seventh Weekends 114
Eighth Weekends 99
Smallest Drops, 3,000+ theaters (Super-Saturation) 107
Smallest Drops, 2,500+ theaters (Saturation) 227
Smallest Drops, 2,000+ theaters (Very Wide) 348
Smallest Drops, All Wide Releases 1,126
Rated PG-13 27
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends 73
Widest Releases 284
Widest Opening Releases 259
Widest PG-13 Rated Openings 140
Widest PG-13 Rated Releases 151
Fastest to $100 million 76
Fastest to $150 million 55
Fastest to $200 million 57
Fastest to $250 million 34
Fastest to $300 million 35
Fastest to $350 million 35
Slowest to $100 million 620
Slowest to $200 million 141
Best Picture Nomination Effect 161
BOM Users' Grades 6
BOM Users' Grades (2003 Releases) 1
Charts (Premier Pass Users Only)Rank
Highest All Time Rank (on February 16, 2004) 6
Yearly (Wide) 2003 1
Yearly Opening Weekends (Wide) 2003 3
Non-Friday Opening Weekends Adjusted 11
Opening Weeks Adjusted 48
Non-Opening Friday Gross Adjusted 23
Non-Opening Thursday Gross Adjusted 10
Non-Opening Tuesday Gross Adjusted 19
Non-Opening Wednesday Gross Adjusted 75
Single Day Friday Gross Adjusted 120
Single Day Monday Gross Adjusted 40
Single Day Saturday Gross Adjusted 68
Single Day Sunday Gross Adjusted 49
Single Day Thursday Gross Adjusted 15
Single Day Tuesday Gross Adjusted 23
Single Day Wednesday Gross Adjusted 6
Theater Averages (Wide Releases) - All Time Adjusted 117
Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends Adjusted 103
Opening Weekends Adjusted - December 4
Opening Weekends Adjusted 66
Opening Weekends Adjusted - Holiday 14
Eleventh Weekends Adjusted 113
Ninth Weekends Adjusted 89
Tenth Weekends Adjusted 113
Twelfth Weekends Adjusted 53
Top 5-Day Grosses for movies opening on a Wednesday Adjusted 7
Second Weekends Adjusted 26
Third Weekends Adjusted 35
Fourth Weekends Adjusted 115
Fifth Weekends Adjusted 113
Sixth Weekends Adjusted 167
Seventh Weekends Adjusted 173
Eighth Weekends Adjusted 137
Rated PG-13 Adjusted 16
Rated PG-13, Opening Weekends Adjusted 47