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
ChartRanking
Top Opening Weekends By Month - December13
Top Holiday Single Day Grosses - New Year's Day17
Top Holiday Single Day Grosses - Christmas Day24
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Thursday28
Slowest to $100–$900 Million - $300M30
Top Opening Weekends By Season - Holiday season40
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Thursday41
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Wednesday42
Smallest Second Weekend Drops - Saturated 3,000+ Theaters55
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Wednesday56
Fastest to $100–$900 Million - $300M58
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Friday58
Fastest to $100–$900 Million - $250M60
Top Weekends: 2nd – 12th - 2ND68
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Monday68
Slowest to $100–$900 Million - $250M70
Fastest to $100–$900 Million - $200M76
Top Weekends: 2nd – 12th - 3RD83
Top Opening Grosses by Days in Release - 10-days85
Top Opening Grosses by Days in Release - 9-days88
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Friday88
Top Opening Grosses by Days in Release - 8-days89
Top Opening Grosses by Days in Release - 7-days89
Top Opening Grosses by Days in Release - 6-days89
Fastest to $100–$900 Million - $150M90
Holiday Weekends - MLK wknd92
Top Opening Grosses by Days in Release - 5-days99
Fastest to $100–$900 Million - $100M103
Smallest Second Weekend Drops - Saturated 2,500+ Theaters107
Top Weekends: 2nd – 12th - 5TH107
Top Opening Weekends by MPAA Rating - PG-13108
Top Weekends: 2nd – 12th - 4TH115
Opening Days126
Top Opening Grosses by Days in Release - 4-days126
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Monday135
Slowest to $100–$900 Million - $200M137
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Tuesday139
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Sunday141
Smallest Second Weekend Drops - Wide 2,000+ Theaters155
Top Opening Theater Averages - Wide Opening Weekends163
Opening Weekends164
Top Single Day Non-Opening Grosses by Day of the Week - Tuesday170
Top Opening Grosses by Days in Release - 3-days174
Widest Openings by MPAA Rating - PG-13176
Top Weekends: 2nd – 12th - 7TH181
Top Weekends: 2nd – 12th - 6TH182
Top Weekend Theater Averages - All Weekends - Wide188
Widest Releases by MPAA Rating - PG-13194
Top Weekends: 2nd – 12th - 9TH197
Top Opening Grosses by Days in Release - 2-days200