The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.

Grosses

Domestic (33.1%)
$377,027,325
Summary Details
DistributorNew Line Cinema
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Opening$72,629,713
3,703 theaters
Budget$94,000,000
MPAAPG-13
Running Time3 hr 21 min
GenresAction Adventure Drama Fantasy
In Release381 days/54 weeks
Widest Release3,703 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Dec 17, 2003Wednesday1$34,450,834--3,703$9,303$34,450,8341
Dec 20, 2003Saturday1$27,492,053+26%-3,703$7,424$100,774,4234
Dec 21, 2003Sunday1$23,326,111-15.2%-3,703$6,299$124,100,5345
Dec 19, 2003Friday1$21,811,549+28.2%-3,703$5,890$73,282,3703
Dec 26, 2003Friday1$19,152,196+36.9%-12.2%3,703$5,172$190,822,80010
Dec 27, 2003Saturday1$17,249,267-9.9%-37.3%3,703$4,658$208,072,06711
Dec 18, 2003Thursday1$17,019,987-50.6%-3,703$4,596$51,470,8212
Dec 28, 2003Sunday1$14,196,641-17.7%-39.1%3,703$3,833$222,268,70812
Dec 25, 2003
Christmas Day
Thursday1$13,986,220+85.4%-17.8%3,703$3,776$171,670,6049
Dec 22, 2003Monday1$13,563,208-41.9%-3,703$3,662$137,663,7426
Jan 1, 2004
New Year's Day
Thursday1$12,784,656+70.2%-8.6%3,703$3,452$262,230,58316
Dec 23, 2003Tuesday1$12,476,242-8%-3,703$3,369$150,139,9847
Jan 2, 2004Friday1$10,602,130-17.1%-44.6%3,703$2,863$272,832,71317
Jan 3, 2004Saturday1$10,563,221-0.4%-38.8%3,703$2,852$283,395,93418
Dec 29, 2003Monday1$10,052,588-29.2%-25.9%3,703$2,714$232,321,29613
Dec 30, 2003Tuesday1$9,615,240-4.4%-22.9%3,703$2,596$241,936,53614
Dec 24, 2003Wednesday1$7,544,400-39.5%-78.1%3,703$2,037$157,684,3848
Dec 31, 2003
New Year's Eve
Wednesday1$7,509,391-21.9%-0.5%3,703$2,027$249,445,92715
Jan 4, 2004Sunday1$7,015,027-33.6%-50.6%3,703$1,894$290,410,96119
Jan 10, 2004Saturday1$6,439,410+75.1%-39%3,532$1,823$308,228,20825
Jan 17, 2004Saturday2$4,614,194+94.2%-28.3%3,003$1,536$323,583,08532
Jan 24, 2004Saturday6$3,158,167+109.2%-31.6%2,558$1,234$335,700,05539
Jan 31, 2004Saturday4$2,739,574+99.8%-13.3%2,256$1,214$344,131,99546
Feb 14, 2004Saturday7$1,957,907+144.9%-2.8%1,663$1,177$355,035,09560
Jan 11, 2004Sunday1$4,092,728-36.4%-41.7%3,532$1,158$312,320,93626
Jan 18, 2004Sunday2$3,229,017-30%-21.1%3,003$1,075$326,812,10233
Feb 7, 2004Saturday7$2,014,866+121.9%-26.5%1,878$1,072$349,762,34853
Jan 9, 2004Friday2$3,676,960+122.6%-65.3%3,532$1,041$301,788,79824
Feb 21, 2004Saturday10$1,299,866+98.8%-33.6%1,407$923$360,222,04767
Feb 28, 2004Saturday12$1,021,754+106.1%-21.4%1,112$918$363,458,41574
Feb 15, 2004Sunday7$1,429,675-27%+4.3%1,663$859$356,464,77061
Jan 25, 2004Sunday3$2,117,943-32.9%-34.4%2,558$827$337,817,99840
Jan 16, 2004Friday4$2,376,259+129.4%-35.4%3,003$791$318,968,89131
Mar 6, 2004Saturday7$1,433,740+99%+40.3%1,903$753$367,326,65981
Jan 19, 2004
MLK Day
Monday3$2,228,291-31%+102.9%3,003$742$329,040,39334
Feb 8, 2004Sunday7$1,370,995-32%+14.3%1,878$730$351,133,34354
Mar 13, 2004Saturday9$908,040+86.6%-36.7%1,307$694$370,521,02888
Feb 22, 2004Sunday7$896,887-31%-37.3%1,407$637$361,118,93468
Jan 30, 2004Friday7$1,371,409+148.3%-9.2%2,256$607$341,392,42145
Jan 5, 2004Monday1$2,228,471-68.2%-77.8%3,703$601$292,639,43220
Feb 29, 2004Sunday11$657,197-35.7%-26.7%1,112$591$364,115,61275
Jan 23, 2004Friday6$1,509,646+135.2%-36.5%2,558$590$332,541,88838
Mar 20, 2004Saturday12$598,062+65.3%-34.1%1,021$585$372,968,67695
Jan 6, 2004Tuesday1$2,015,440-9.6%-79%3,703$544$294,654,87221
Feb 16, 2004
Presidents' Day
Monday6$903,086-36.8%+205.5%1,663$543$357,367,85662
Feb 1, 2004Sunday4$1,199,820-56.2%-43.3%2,256$531$345,331,81547
Mar 27, 2004Saturday16$331,070+86.2%-44.6%661$500$374,359,649102
Jan 7, 2004Wednesday1$1,805,059-10.4%-76%3,703$487$296,459,93122
Feb 6, 2004Friday9$907,810+157.6%-33.8%1,878$483$347,747,48252
Feb 13, 2004Friday8$799,613+163.7%-11.9%1,663$480$353,077,18859
Mar 14, 2004Sunday9$626,766-31%-29.1%1,307$479$371,147,79489
Apr 3, 2004Saturday19$165,106+65.6%-50.1%348$474$375,095,462109
Feb 20, 2004Friday12$653,702+122.9%-18.2%1,407$464$358,922,18166
Mar 7, 2004Sunday7$883,511-38.4%+34.4%1,903$464$368,210,17082
Jan 8, 2004Thursday1$1,651,907-8.5%-87.1%3,703$446$298,111,83823
Feb 27, 2004Friday13$495,714+149.8%-24.2%1,112$445$362,436,66173
Mar 21, 2004Sunday11$390,881-34.6%-37.6%1,021$382$373,359,55796
Mar 5, 2004Friday8$720,571+185.7%+45.4%1,903$378$365,892,91980
Mar 12, 2004Friday10$486,695+106.5%-32.5%1,307$372$369,612,98887
Apr 10, 2004Saturday22$120,030+23.9%-27.3%338$355$375,594,905116
Mar 19, 2004Friday12$361,805+61.5%-25.7%1,021$354$372,370,61494
Apr 17, 2004Saturday25$103,154+63.7%-14.1%295$349$375,997,379123
Jan 13, 2004Tuesday1$1,148,156+4.6%-43%3,532$325$314,567,18928
May 1, 2004Saturday30$69,865+75.9%-17.3%221$316$376,511,533137
Apr 24, 2004Saturday24$84,490+65.6%-18.1%268$315$376,278,206130
Apr 4, 2004Sunday19$109,088-33.9%-44.6%348$313$375,204,550110
Jan 12, 2004Monday1$1,098,097-73.2%-50.7%3,532$310$313,419,03327
Mar 28, 2004Sunday15$196,923-40.5%-49.6%661$297$374,556,572103
Jan 15, 2004Thursday1$1,036,039+4.7%-37.3%3,532$293$316,592,63230
Apr 9, 2004Friday21$96,875+95%-2.8%338$286$375,474,875115
Apr 2, 2004Friday19$99,709+35.6%-43.9%348$286$374,930,356108
Jan 14, 2004Wednesday1$989,404-13.8%-45.2%3,532$280$315,556,59329
May 15, 2004Saturday27$41,933+78.1%-6.9%153$274$376,825,906151
Mar 26, 2004Friday15$177,824+36.1%-50.9%661$269$374,028,579101
Mar 2, 2004Tuesday7$281,259+1%+24.9%1,112$252$364,675,28677
Mar 1, 2004Monday6$278,415-57.6%+32.1%1,112$250$364,394,02776
Jan 20, 2004Tuesday2$739,324-66.8%-35.6%3,003$246$329,779,71735
May 8, 2004Saturday27$45,050+63%-35.5%190$237$376,685,312144
May 22, 2004Saturday28$31,462+62.5%-25%135$233$376,937,607158
Mar 4, 2004Thursday7$252,225+3%+27.1%1,112$226$365,172,34879
Jan 28, 2004Wednesday3$576,890+5.5%-5.5%2,558$225$339,468,74643
Apr 25, 2004Sunday23$59,226-29.9%-3.2%268$220$376,337,432131
Mar 3, 2004Wednesday7$244,837-12.9%+30.4%1,112$220$364,920,12378
Jan 29, 2004Thursday3$552,266-4.3%-14%2,558$215$340,021,01244
Apr 11, 2004
Easter Sunday
Sunday21$72,328-39.7%-33.7%338$213$375,667,233117
Jan 27, 2004Tuesday3$546,848+3.8%-26%2,558$213$338,891,85642
Jan 22, 2004Thursday3$641,904+5.1%-38%3,003$213$331,032,24237
Apr 16, 2004Friday26$62,995+73.3%-35%295$213$375,894,225122
Apr 18, 2004Sunday25$61,172-40.7%-15.4%295$207$376,058,551124
Jan 26, 2004Monday3$527,010-75.1%-76.3%2,558$206$338,345,00841
May 2, 2004Sunday30$45,050-35.5%-23.9%221$203$376,556,583138
Jan 21, 2004Wednesday2$610,621-17.4%-38.3%3,003$203$330,390,33836
Apr 23, 2004Friday27$51,014+124.7%-19%268$190$376,193,716129
Feb 17, 2004Tuesday7$309,557-65.7%+9.7%1,663$186$357,677,41363
Apr 30, 2004Friday32$39,716+144.6%-22.1%221$179$376,441,668136
Feb 18, 2004Wednesday7$297,803-3.8%+13.2%1,663$179$357,975,21664
May 16, 2004Sunday28$27,096-35.4%-12.6%153$177$376,853,002152
Feb 3, 2004Tuesday4$399,383+3%-27%2,256$177$346,118,91349
Feb 19, 2004Thursday6$293,263-1.5%-3.3%1,663$176$358,268,47965
Mar 16, 2004Tuesday9$229,529+10.4%-4%1,307$175$371,585,25791
Feb 2, 2004Monday4$387,715-67.7%-26.4%2,256$171$345,719,53048
Mar 18, 2004Thursday9$224,086+12.3%-4.9%1,307$171$372,008,80993
Feb 4, 2004Wednesday4$368,338-7.8%-36.2%2,256$163$346,487,25150
May 9, 2004Sunday26$31,016-31.2%-31.2%190$163$376,716,328145
Feb 12, 2004Thursday5$303,176+15.2%-14%1,878$161$352,277,57558
May 29, 2004Saturday30$9,765+39.7%-69%61$160$377,004,524165
Feb 24, 2004Tuesday10$225,112+6.8%-27.3%1,407$159$361,554,77470
Mar 15, 2004Monday9$207,934-66.8%-6.6%1,307$159$371,355,72890
May 23, 2004Sunday28$21,358-32.1%-21.2%135$158$376,958,965159
Feb 9, 2004Monday6$295,586-78.4%-23.8%1,878$157$351,428,92955
Feb 5, 2004Thursday4$352,421-4.3%-36.2%2,256$156$346,839,67251
May 14, 2004Friday31$23,542+95.6%-14.8%153$153$376,783,973150
Mar 17, 2004Wednesday9$199,466-13.1%-8.8%1,307$152$371,784,72392
Feb 10, 2004Tuesday6$282,298-4.5%-29.3%1,878$150$351,711,22756
Feb 23, 2004Monday10$210,728-76.5%-76.7%1,407$149$361,329,66269
May 7, 2004Friday27$27,643+100.4%-30.4%190$145$376,640,262143
Apr 12, 2004Monday22$49,044-32.2%+28%338$145$375,716,277118
May 21, 2004Friday28$19,356+108.8%-17.8%135$143$376,906,145157
Apr 8, 2004Thursday20$49,682+23.7%-32.4%348$142$375,378,000114
Feb 26, 2004Thursday10$198,452+5.7%-32.3%1,407$141$361,940,94772
May 30, 2004Sunday29$8,549-12.5%-60%61$140$377,013,073166
Feb 11, 2004Wednesday6$263,172-6.8%-28.6%1,878$140$351,974,39957
Feb 25, 2004Wednesday11$187,721-16.6%-37%1,407$133$361,742,49571
Apr 6, 2004Tuesday19$45,294+18.2%-32.3%348$130$375,288,167112
Mar 25, 2004Thursday11$130,624+11.7%-41.7%1,021$127$373,850,755100
Mar 9, 2004Tuesday6$239,109+7.3%-15%1,903$125$368,672,02584
Mar 11, 2004Thursday6$235,642+7.8%-6.6%1,903$123$369,126,29386
Apr 13, 2004Tuesday21$41,307-15.8%-8.8%338$122$375,757,584119
Mar 23, 2004Tuesday10$122,720+1.5%-46.5%1,021$120$373,603,22498
Mar 22, 2004Monday10$120,947-69.1%-41.8%1,021$118$373,480,50497
Mar 8, 2004Monday6$222,746-74.8%-20%1,903$117$368,432,91683
Apr 7, 2004Wednesday20$40,151-11.4%-44.2%348$115$375,328,318113
Mar 10, 2004Wednesday6$218,626-8.6%-10.7%1,903$114$368,890,65185
May 28, 2004Friday30$6,990-0.8%-63.9%61$114$376,994,759164
Mar 24, 2004Wednesday12$116,907-4.7%-41.4%1,021$114$373,720,13199
Apr 1, 2004Thursday15$73,544+2.2%-43.7%661$111$374,830,647107
Apr 14, 2004Wednesday21$37,286-9.7%-7.1%338$110$375,794,870120
Apr 5, 2004Monday19$38,323-64.9%-37.8%348$110$375,242,873111
Mar 31, 2004Wednesday15$71,951+7.5%-38.5%661$108$374,757,103106
Apr 15, 2004Thursday21$36,360-2.5%-26.8%338$107$375,831,230121
May 31, 2004
Memorial Day
Monday30$6,179-27.7%-34.6%61$101$377,019,252167
Mar 30, 2004Tuesday15$66,946+8.6%-45.4%661$101$374,685,152105
Mar 29, 2004Monday15$61,634-68.7%-49%661$93$374,618,206104
Apr 22, 2004Thursday24$22,707+7%-37.5%295$76$376,142,702128
Apr 20, 2004Tuesday24$22,106+22.1%-46.5%295$74$376,098,769126
Apr 21, 2004Wednesday24$21,226-4%-43.1%295$71$376,119,995127
May 24, 2004Monday24$9,451-55.7%+16.3%135$70$376,968,416160
May 5, 2004Wednesday26$14,571+3.4%-7%221$65$376,598,825141
May 4, 2004Tuesday27$14,092+3.8%-12.7%221$63$376,584,254140
May 13, 2004Thursday22$12,034+7.8%-12.8%190$63$376,760,431149
May 6, 2004Thursday27$13,794-5.3%-15.1%221$62$376,612,619142
May 3, 2004Monday27$13,579-69.9%-17.5%221$61$376,570,162139
Apr 26, 2004Monday25$16,461-72.2%-9.1%268$61$376,353,893132
Apr 19, 2004Monday24$18,112-70.4%-63.1%295$61$376,076,663125
May 20, 2004Thursday23$9,271+19.4%-23%153$60$376,886,789156
Apr 29, 2004Thursday22$16,239+3.6%-28.5%268$60$376,401,952135
Apr 27, 2004Tuesday25$16,145-1.9%-27%268$60$376,370,038133
May 12, 2004Wednesday23$11,159+2.3%-23.4%190$58$376,748,397148
Apr 28, 2004Wednesday23$15,675-2.9%-26.2%268$58$376,385,713134
May 11, 2004Tuesday23$10,904+9%-22.6%190$57$376,737,238147
May 18, 2004Tuesday26$8,624+6.1%-20.9%153$56$376,869,751154
Jun 3, 2004Thursday28$3,249+30.1%-53.9%61$53$377,027,325170
May 17, 2004Monday25$8,125-70%-18.8%153$53$376,861,127153
May 10, 2004Monday23$10,006-67.7%-26.3%190$52$376,726,334146
May 27, 2004Thursday25$7,046+12.6%-24%135$52$376,987,769163
May 19, 2004Wednesday25$7,767-9.9%-30.4%153$50$376,877,518155
May 26, 2004Wednesday26$6,260+3.5%-19.4%135$46$376,980,723162
May 25, 2004Tuesday27$6,047-36%-29.9%135$44$376,974,463161
Jun 2, 2004Wednesday29$2,498+7.4%-60.1%61$40$377,024,076169
Jun 1, 2004Tuesday28$2,326-62.4%-61.5%61$38$377,021,578168