The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.

Grosses

Domestic (36.8%)
$339,789,881
Summary Details
DistributorNew Line Cinema
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Opening$62,007,528
3,622 theaters
Budget$94,000,000
MPAAPG-13
Running Time2 hr 59 min
GenresAdventure Drama Fantasy
In Release379 days/54 weeks
Widest Release3,622 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Dec 18, 2002Wednesday1$26,159,972--3,622$7,222$26,159,9721
Dec 19, 2002Thursday1$13,878,712-46.9%-3,622$3,831$40,038,6842
Dec 20, 2002Friday1$19,224,340+38.5%-3,622$5,307$59,263,0243
Dec 21, 2002Saturday1$22,752,057+18.4%-3,622$6,281$82,015,0814
Dec 22, 2002Sunday1$20,031,131-12%-3,622$5,530$102,046,2125
Dec 23, 2002Monday1$13,509,942-32.6%-3,622$3,729$115,556,1546
Dec 24, 2002Tuesday1$7,790,050-42.3%-3,622$2,150$123,346,2047
Dec 25, 2002
Christmas Day
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Dec 26, 2002Thursday1$15,455,171+24.8%+11.4%3,622$4,267$151,182,6829
Dec 27, 2002Friday1$16,873,539+9.2%-12.2%3,622$4,658$168,056,22110
Dec 28, 2002Saturday1$17,227,061+2.1%-24.3%3,622$4,756$185,283,28211
Dec 29, 2002Sunday1$14,774,949-14.2%-26.2%3,622$4,079$200,058,23112
Dec 30, 2002Monday1$10,094,851-31.7%-25.3%3,622$2,787$210,153,08213
Dec 31, 2002
New Year's Eve
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Jan 1, 2003
New Year's Day
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Jan 2, 2003Thursday1$6,378,144-42.2%-58.7%3,622$1,760$236,014,32216
Jan 3, 2003Friday1$7,576,222+18.8%-55.1%3,622$2,091$243,590,54417
Jan 4, 2003Saturday1$10,699,493+41.2%-37.9%3,622$2,954$254,290,03718
Jan 5, 2003Sunday1$6,741,564-37%-54.4%3,622$1,861$261,031,60119
Jan 6, 2003Monday1$2,133,465-68.4%-78.9%3,622$589$263,165,06620
Jan 7, 2003Tuesday1$2,155,575+1%-74.5%3,622$595$265,320,64121
Jan 8, 2003Wednesday2$1,748,206-18.9%-84.2%3,622$482$267,068,84722
Jan 9, 2003Thursday2$1,597,364-8.6%-75%3,622$441$268,666,21123
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Jan 11, 2003Saturday2$6,637,982+70.4%-38%3,477$1,909$279,199,04525
Jan 12, 2003Sunday1$4,222,472-36.4%-37.4%3,477$1,214$283,421,51726
Jan 13, 2003Monday1$1,039,226-75.4%-51.3%3,477$298$284,460,74327
Jan 14, 2003Tuesday2$1,195,294+15%-44.5%3,477$343$285,656,03728
Jan 15, 2003Wednesday2$981,064-17.9%-43.9%3,477$282$286,637,10129
Jan 16, 2003Thursday2$990,961+1%-38%3,477$285$287,628,06230
Jan 17, 2003Friday5$2,664,587+168.9%-31.6%3,110$856$290,292,64931
Jan 18, 2003Saturday5$4,521,633+69.7%-31.9%3,110$1,453$294,814,28232
Jan 19, 2003Sunday4$3,078,168-31.9%-27.1%3,110$989$297,892,45033
Jan 20, 2003
MLK Day
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Jan 21, 2003Tuesday2$776,632-65.2%-35%3,110$249$300,898,68435
Jan 22, 2003Wednesday3$633,608-18.4%-35.4%3,110$203$301,532,29236
Jan 23, 2003Thursday3$677,309+6.9%-31.7%3,110$217$302,209,60137
Jan 24, 2003Friday8$1,749,594+158.3%-34.3%2,666$656$303,959,19538
Jan 25, 2003Saturday6$3,447,376+97%-23.8%2,666$1,293$307,406,57139
Jan 26, 2003Sunday4$1,414,735-59%-54%2,666$530$308,821,30640
Jan 27, 2003Monday4$536,094-62.1%-76%2,666$201$309,357,40041
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Feb 17, 2003
Presidents' Day
Monday9$524,839-45.3%+128.8%1,422$369$325,446,43862
Feb 18, 2003Tuesday10$284,466-45.8%+9.5%1,422$200$325,730,90463
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Feb 21, 2003Friday14$488,735+87.7%-39.2%925$528$326,719,98566
Feb 22, 2003Saturday14$891,691+82.4%-31.9%925$963$327,611,67667
Feb 23, 2003Sunday14$544,741-38.9%-43.2%925$588$328,156,41768
Feb 24, 2003Monday13$129,008-76.3%-75.4%925$139$328,285,42569
Feb 25, 2003Tuesday14$149,956+16.2%-47.3%925$162$328,435,38170
Feb 26, 2003Wednesday14$139,071-7.3%-42.1%925$150$328,574,45271
Feb 27, 2003Thursday14$145,684+4.8%-44%925$157$328,720,13672
Feb 28, 2003Friday15$380,421+161.1%-22.2%905$420$329,100,55773
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Mar 2, 2003Sunday16$495,564-33.2%-9%905$547$330,338,27575
Mar 3, 2003Monday16$124,365-74.9%-3.6%905$137$330,462,64076
Mar 4, 2003Tuesday16$137,230+10.3%-8.5%905$151$330,599,87077
Mar 5, 2003Wednesday16$123,227-10.2%-11.4%905$136$330,723,09778
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Mar 7, 2003Friday18$291,303+133.4%-23.4%703$414$331,139,22780
Mar 8, 2003Saturday16$553,000+89.8%-25.5%703$786$331,692,22781
Mar 9, 2003Sunday14$383,300-30.7%-22.7%703$545$332,075,52782
Mar 10, 2003Monday14$119,261-68.9%-4.1%703$169$332,194,78883
Mar 11, 2003Tuesday13$147,767+23.9%+7.7%703$210$332,342,55584
Mar 12, 2003Wednesday15$128,652-12.9%+4.4%703$183$332,471,20785
Mar 13, 2003Thursday12$138,037+7.3%+10.6%703$196$332,609,24486
Mar 14, 2003Friday17$265,243+92.2%-8.9%612$433$332,874,48787
Mar 15, 2003Saturday17$464,193+75%-16.1%612$758$333,338,68088
Mar 16, 2003Sunday15$285,177-38.6%-25.6%612$465$333,623,85789
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Mar 18, 2003Tuesday16$113,673+30.7%-23.1%612$185$333,824,50191
Mar 19, 2003Wednesday16$95,838-15.7%-25.5%612$156$333,920,33992
Mar 20, 2003Thursday16$101,979+6.4%-26.1%612$166$334,022,31893
Mar 21, 2003Friday21$196,840+93%-25.8%518$380$334,219,15894
Mar 22, 2003Saturday20$364,965+85.4%-21.4%518$704$334,584,12395
Mar 23, 2003Sunday18$206,749-43.4%-27.5%518$399$334,790,87296
Mar 24, 2003Monday15$92,545-55.2%+6.4%518$178$334,883,41797
Mar 25, 2003Tuesday15$102,842+11.1%-9.5%518$198$334,986,25998
Mar 26, 2003Wednesday15$91,163-11.4%-4.9%518$175$335,077,42299
Mar 27, 2003Thursday15$99,105+8.7%-2.8%518$191$335,176,527100
Mar 28, 2003Friday20$161,072+62.5%-18.2%425$378$335,337,599101
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Mar 31, 2003Monday18$52,522-71.4%-43.2%425$123$335,852,646104
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Apr 4, 2003Friday22$121,502+127.3%-24.6%345$352$336,142,528108
Apr 5, 2003Saturday21$221,484+82.3%-20.5%345$641$336,364,012109
Apr 6, 2003Sunday21$136,641-38.3%-25.7%345$396$336,500,653110
Apr 7, 2003Monday22$38,238-72%-27.2%345$110$336,538,891111
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Apr 9, 2003Wednesday22$40,907-15.3%-23%345$118$336,628,077113
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Apr 13, 2003Sunday22$94,628-39.3%-30.7%332$285$337,013,432117
Apr 14, 2003Monday21$33,986-64.1%-11.1%332$102$337,047,418118
Apr 15, 2003Tuesday21$41,427+21.9%-14.2%332$124$337,088,845119
Apr 16, 2003Wednesday21$37,254-10.1%-8.9%332$112$337,126,099120
Apr 17, 2003Thursday23$48,663+30.6%+7.8%332$146$337,174,762121
Apr 18, 2003Friday23$126,471+159.9%+41.1%324$390$337,301,233122
Apr 19, 2003Saturday24$138,520+9.5%-11.2%324$427$337,439,753123
Apr 20, 2003
Easter Sunday
Sunday24$86,847-37.3%-8.2%324$268$337,526,600124
Apr 21, 2003Monday22$51,239-41%+50.8%324$158$337,577,839125
Apr 22, 2003Tuesday23$41,233-19.5%-0.5%324$127$337,619,072126
Apr 23, 2003Wednesday23$40,782-1.1%+9.5%324$125$337,659,854127
Apr 24, 2003Thursday23$43,009+5.5%-11.6%324$132$337,702,863128
Apr 25, 2003Friday27$67,851+57.8%-46.4%269$252$337,770,714129
Apr 26, 2003Saturday27$116,744+72.1%-15.7%269$433$337,887,458130
Apr 27, 2003Sunday27$62,483-46.5%-28.1%269$232$337,949,941131
Apr 28, 2003Monday25$21,737-65.2%-57.6%269$80$337,971,678132
Apr 29, 2003Tuesday24$27,186+25.1%-34.1%269$101$337,998,864133
Apr 30, 2003Wednesday27$21,586-20.6%-47.1%269$80$338,020,450134
May 1, 2003Thursday27$23,379+8.3%-45.6%269$86$338,043,829135
May 2, 2003Friday31$48,813+108.8%-28.1%225$216$338,092,642136
May 3, 2003Saturday30$82,415+68.8%-29.4%225$366$338,175,057137
May 4, 2003Sunday29$55,192-33%-11.7%225$245$338,230,249138
May 5, 2003Monday28$17,256-68.7%-20.6%225$76$338,247,505139
May 6, 2003Tuesday28$20,175+16.9%-25.8%225$89$338,267,680140
May 7, 2003Wednesday27$18,153-10%-15.9%225$80$338,285,833141
May 8, 2003Thursday28$19,488+7.4%-16.6%225$86$338,305,321142
May 9, 2003Friday30$39,174+101%-19.7%190$206$338,344,495143
May 10, 2003Saturday30$64,079+63.6%-22.2%190$337$338,408,574144
May 11, 2003Sunday29$48,480-24.3%-12.2%190$255$338,457,054145
May 12, 2003Monday28$17,024-64.9%-1.3%190$89$338,474,078146
May 13, 2003Tuesday28$19,213+12.9%-4.8%190$101$338,493,291147
May 14, 2003Wednesday30$15,354-20.1%-15.4%190$80$338,508,645148
May 15, 2003Thursday28$12,410-19.2%-36.3%190$65$338,521,055149
May 16, 2003Friday21$27,082+118.2%-30.9%163$166$338,548,137150
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May 19, 2003Monday15$16,789-44.3%-1.4%163$103$338,639,359153
May 20, 2003Tuesday16$12,875-23.3%-33%163$78$338,652,234154
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May 22, 2003Thursday15$14,541+25.9%+17.2%163$89$338,678,321156
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May 25, 2003Sunday20$43,471-6%+44.1%135$322$338,794,804159
May 26, 2003
Memorial Day
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May 27, 2003Tuesday22$12,120-64.9%-5.9%135$89$338,841,498161
May 28, 2003Wednesday20$12,202+0.7%+5.7%135$90$338,853,700162
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Jul 4, 2003
Independence Day
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Aug 15, 2003Friday43$1,142--44.8%10$114$339,777,784241
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