Academy Awards

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Studio: New Line
Release Date: December 17, 2003
Domestic Gross: $377,845,905
Prod. Budget: $94 million
Mktng. Budget: $50 million
Running Time: 200 mins.
Genre: Fantasy
MPAA: PG-13 (for intense epic battle sequences and frightening images)

Academy Awards Nominations

Picture (WIN): Barrie M. Osborne, Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh
Director (WIN): Peter Jackson
Adapted Screenplay (WIN): Screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens and Peter Jackson
Editing (WIN): Jamie Selkirk
Art Direction (WIN): Grant Major (Art Direction); Dan Hennah and Alan Lee (Set Decoration)
Costume Design (WIN): Ngila Dickson and Richard Taylor
Makeup (WIN): Richard Taylor Peter King
Visual Effects (WIN): Jim Rygiel, Joe Letteri, Randall William Cook and Alex Funke
Sound (WIN): Christopher Boyes, Michael Semanick, Michael Hedges and Hammond Peek
Original Score (WIN): Howard Shore
Original Song (WIN): "Into the West" - Music and Lyric by Fran Walsh, Howard Shore and Annie Lennox

Total Nominations: 11
Total Wins: 11

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2003 Nominee Box Office Breakdown

Period Dates Gross % of Total Theaters
Pre-Nom up to 1/27/04 $338,345,008 89.7% 3,703
Post-Nom 1/27–2/29/04 $25,770,604 6.8% 2,558
Post-Award after 2/29/04 $12,911,713 3.4% 1,903
Total Gross - $377,027,325 100% 3,703

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