Domestic Box Office For Holiday Season 2003

Holiday Season 2003 is November 7-January 1, 2004.

RankRelease GrossTheatersTotal GrossRelease DateDistributor
1The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$262,230,5833,703$377,027,325Dec 17New Line Cinema
2Elf$168,534,0003,381$173,398,518Nov 7New Line Cinema
3The Matrix Revolutions$102,793,4403,502$139,313,948Nov 5Warner Bros.
4The Cat in the Hat$98,395,2003,467$101,149,285Nov 21Universal Pictures
5The Last Samurai$82,643,6182,938$111,127,263Dec 5Warner Bros.
6Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World$81,888,2643,101$93,927,920Nov 14Twentieth Century Fox
7Something's Gotta Give$69,506,5532,876$124,728,738Dec 12Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
8The Haunted Mansion$67,916,5003,122$75,847,266Nov 26Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
9Cheaper by the Dozen$63,975,5583,307$138,614,544Dec 25Twentieth Century Fox
10Gothika$57,848,6732,382$59,694,580Nov 21Warner Bros.
11Brother Bear$57,272,7663,030$85,336,277Oct 24Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
12Love Actually$56,697,1601,714$59,696,144Nov 7Universal Pictures
13Bad Santa$53,971,0002,540$60,060,328Nov 26Dimension Films
14Mona Lisa Smile$41,705,9722,714$63,860,942Dec 19Revolution Studios
15Cold Mountain$32,158,5142,802$95,636,509Dec 25Miramax
16Paycheck$28,807,1392,762$53,790,451Dec 25Paramount Pictures
17Stuck on You$27,918,9863,007$33,832,741Dec 12Twentieth Century Fox
18Honey$27,744,3451,972$30,308,417Dec 5Universal Pictures
19Scary Movie 3$27,159,7813,505$110,003,217Oct 24Dimension Films
20The Missing$26,005,5142,756$27,011,180Nov 26Revolution Studios
21Peter Pan$25,360,4802,813$48,462,608Dec 25Universal Pictures
22Radio$22,701,0693,074$52,333,738Oct 24Revolution Studios
23Looney Tunes: Back in Action$20,455,4142,903$20,991,364Nov 14Warner Bros.
24Timeline$19,079,0822,787$19,481,943Nov 26Paramount Pictures
25Love Don't Cost a Thing$18,256,8511,844$21,924,226Dec 12Warner Bros.
26Mystic River$18,242,1371,581$90,135,191Oct 8Warner Bros.
27Runaway Jury$13,628,6562,815$49,443,628Oct 17Twentieth Century Fox
28The Texas Chainsaw Massacre$11,821,1823,018$80,571,655Oct 17New Line Cinema
29School of Rock$9,521,9522,951$81,261,177Oct 3Paramount Pictures
30Tupac: Resurrection$7,718,961804$7,718,961Nov 14Paramount Pictures
31Kill Bill: Vol. 1$7,141,9043,102$70,099,045Oct 10Miramax
3221 Grams$6,040,820411$16,290,476Nov 21Focus Features
33Big Fish$5,909,7582,514$66,809,693Dec 10Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
34Lost in Translation$5,785,178882$44,585,453Sep 12Focus Features
35In America$4,076,446403$15,539,656Nov 26Fox Searchlight Pictures
36The Human Stain$3,942,233388$5,381,908Oct 31Miramax
37House of Sand and Fog$3,595,370598$13,040,288Dec 19DreamWorks Distribution
38Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$3,457,1693,416$305,413,918Jul 9Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
39The Station Agent$3,241,796198$5,739,376Oct 3Miramax
40Santa vs. the Snowman 3D
2003 Re-release
$2,810,57346$3,045,032Oct 31IMAX
41Under the Tuscan Sun$2,774,1781,701$43,610,723Sep 26Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
42Intolerable Cruelty$2,672,7732,570$35,327,628Oct 10Universal Pictures
43Calendar Girls$2,516,112967$31,041,759Dec 19Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
44The Gospel of John$2,036,062113$4,069,090Sep 26THINKFilm
45The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
2003 Re-release
$1,996,832126$1,996,877Dec 12New Line Cinema
46Shattered Glass$1,966,806215$2,220,008Oct 31Lionsgate
47Kal Ho Naa Ho$1,914,51952$1,991,922Nov 26Yash Raj Films
48Good Boy$1,829,2263,225$37,667,746Oct 10Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
49In the Cut$1,786,099825$4,750,602Oct 22Screen Gems
50Pieces of April$1,738,409101$2,528,664Oct 17United Artists
51The Young Black Stallion$1,594,59551$6,751,389Dec 25Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
52Red Nose$1,531,51090$2,004,814Nov 28Christal Films
53Space Station 3D$1,506,32264$93,383,953Apr 19IMAX
54The Cooler$1,496,536408$8,291,572Nov 26Lionsgate
55Out of Time$1,414,8973,076$41,088,845Oct 3Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
56The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
2003 Extended Edition
$1,412,195126$1,412,056Dec 5New Line Cinema
57Freaky Friday$1,376,2383,067$110,230,332Aug 6Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
58Elephant$1,013,16538$1,266,955Oct 24Fine Line Features
59Secondhand Lions$965,3523,038$42,070,939Sep 19New Line Cinema
60Luther$821,666400$5,791,328Sep 26R.S. Entertainment
61The Triplets of Belleville$814,817463$7,007,149Nov 26Sony Pictures Classics
62The Barbarian Invasions
2003 Re-release
$666,912139$3,435,749Nov 21Miramax
63Sylvia$663,725109$1,315,498Oct 17Focus Features
64Girl with a Pearl Earring$654,892402$11,670,971Dec 12Lionsgate
65The Rundown$651,2073,154$47,726,342Sep 26Universal Pictures
66Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over$629,1123,388$111,761,982Jul 25Dimension Films
67Seabiscuit$615,2192,573$120,277,854Jul 25Universal Pictures
68The Fighting Temptations$602,1942,026$30,250,745Sep 19Paramount Pictures
69LOC: Kargil$526,88358$621,103Dec 25Eros Worldwide
70T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous$488,14738$53,354,743Oct 23IMAX
71Bugs!$485,80233$19,063,544Mar 12SK Films
72Blizzard$476,909136$504,600Dec 12Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm
73Finding Nemo$470,4903,425$339,714,978May 30Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
74Alien
2003 Director's Cut
$443,450347$1,986,910Oct 29Twentieth Century Fox
75Once Upon a Time in Mexico$418,7803,289$56,359,780Sep 12Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
76Bubba Ho-Tep$404,60425$1,239,183Sep 19Vitagraph Films
77Haunted Castle$377,32210$13,651,656Feb 23-
78The Legend of Johnny Lingo$358,94163$1,690,767Aug 29Innovation Film Group (IFG)
79My Architect$337,05539$2,750,707Nov 12New Yorker Films
80To Be and to Have$289,90114$777,129Sep 19New Yorker Films
81Seducing Doctor Lewis$284,73180$9,354,342Jul 11Odeon
82Beyond Borders$279,3471,798$4,430,101Oct 24Paramount Pictures
83Matchstick Men$270,7082,711$36,906,460Sep 12Warner Bros.
84S.W.A.T.$258,4183,220$116,934,650Aug 8Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
85The Statement$257,69551$765,637Dec 12Sony Pictures Classics
86The Singing Detective$244,17346$337,174Oct 24Paramount Classics
87Wonderland$244,070195$1,060,512Oct 3Lionsgate
88Annie Brocoli dans les fonds marins$242,24055$374,360Dec 19-
89Underworld$242,0342,928$51,970,690Sep 19Screen Gems
90Die, Mommie, Die!$241,82217$320,092Oct 31Sundance Film Series
91Monster$225,2061,093$34,469,210Dec 24Newmarket Films
92The Company$223,87455$2,283,914Dec 25Sony Pictures Classics
93Sur le seuil$220,64761$2,014,071Oct 3Odeon
94Gloomy Sunday$217,59416$585,604Jun 20Menemsha Films
95Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion$213,03915$578,241Sep 19Artistic License
96Ghosts of the Abyss$211,55797$17,040,871Apr 11Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
97Cold Creek Manor$207,2122,035$21,386,011Sep 19Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
98The Fog of War$195,000261$4,198,566Dec 19Sony Pictures Classics
99Alexandra's Project$191,86929$752,148Dec 19Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm
100Mambo Italiano
2003 Re-release
$186,408183$3,205,730Sep 19IDP Distribution
101American Splendor$182,148272$6,010,990Aug 15Fine Line Features
102Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star$170,5272,083$22,738,671Sep 5Paramount Pictures
103Jeepers Creepers 2$160,7333,124$35,667,218Aug 29United Artists
104The Book of Mormon Movie, Volume 1: The Journey$156,74238$1,680,020Sep 12-
105Billabong Odyssey$156,00027$156,000Nov 7-
106Daddy Day Care$148,2803,472$104,297,061May 9Revolution Studios
107Winged Migration
2003 Re-release
$145,346202$10,764,402Apr 18Sony Pictures Classics
108China: The Panda Adventure$144,96221$3,921,642Jun 9IMAX
109Pride and Prejudice$144,58420$377,271Dec 5Excel Entertainment
110Dirty Pretty Things$144,438493$8,112,414Jul 18Miramax
111Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure$140,25026$15,553,324Feb 10-
112Cabin Fever$132,0112,105$21,158,188Sep 12Lionsgate
113The Far Side of the Moon$128,6367$235,926Oct 20Odeon
114The Revolution Will Not Be Televised$115,8408$153,859Oct 24Vitagraph Films
115Bruce Almighty$112,5133,549$242,829,261May 23Universal Pictures
116The Secret Lives of Dentists$111,749181$3,707,346Aug 1-
117Freddy vs. Jason$110,9603,014$82,622,655Aug 15New Line Cinema
118The Bread, My Sweet$108,8178$1,023,156Jan 18Panorama Entertainment
119Party Monster$108,23913$742,898Aug 29Strand Releasing
120Open Range$108,2082,268$58,331,254Aug 15Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
121My Life Without Me$102,97439$400,948Sep 26Sony Pictures Classics
122The Medallion$99,2152,652$22,219,192Aug 22TriStar Pictures
123The Flower of Evil$98,99516$182,163Oct 10Palm Pictures
124Veronica Guerin$98,800472$1,571,504Oct 17Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
125City of God$92,354242$7,564,459Jan 17Miramax
126House of the Dead$90,2641,540$10,249,719Oct 10Artisan Entertainment
127Duplex$88,6332,191$9,692,135Sep 26Miramax
128Gaz Bar Blues$87,66823$884,664Sep 5Odeon
129The Animation Show$78,17610$366,344Sep 5-
130Galapagos$74,09714$18,630,372Oct 29IMAX
131Bus 174$71,0495$217,201Oct 8THINKFilm
132Modern Times
2003 Re-release
$70,8507$163,577Dec 26Kino International
133Anything But Love$70,03616$81,451Nov 14IDP Distribution
134Whale Rider$67,394556$20,779,666Jun 6Newmarket Films
135Yossi & Jagger$66,5986$267,005Sep 24Strand Releasing
136The Holy Land$58,95817$603,520Jul 11-
137Rivers and Tides$57,92815$2,200,276Jun 26Roxie Releasing
138Thirteen$57,736243$4,601,043Aug 20Fox Searchlight Pictures
139The Hebrew Hammer$55,9108$82,157Dec 19Strand Releasing
140Bad Boys II$53,2953,202$138,608,444Jul 18Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
141Girls Will Be Girls$53,05114$148,047Oct 10IFC Films
142I Vitelloni
2003 Re-release
$51,4833$116,428Nov 14Kino International
143Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.$48,77217$48,772Dec 19Eros Worldwide
144The Magdalene Sisters
2003 Re-release
$48,378295$4,583,889Aug 1Miramax
145The Weather Underground$45,26214$564,632Jun 4Shadow Distribution
146Red Betsy$44,27522$164,520Sep 19Lang Films
147The Gatekeeper$40,3843$312,434Apr 25-
148Out of Control$36,48612$36,486Nov 21-
149From Here to Eternity$36,4165$36,416Dec 5Sony Pictures Repertory
150My Flesh and Blood$35,8387$40,573Nov 28Strand Releasing
151Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man$29,29822$15,627,434May 5Sony Pictures Classics
152Pinjar$28,92422$66,290Oct 24-
153What Alice Found$28,1903$67,436Dec 5Castle Hill Productions
154Autumn Spring
2003 Re-release
$28,1695$96,269Aug 22First Look International
155Taking Sides$28,0539$188,952Sep 5New Yorker Films
156In My Skin$26,8353$31,046Nov 7Wellspring Media
157Eyes Without a Face$26,3233$58,565Oct 31Rialto Pictures
158Step Into Liquid$24,44291$3,681,803Aug 8Artisan Entertainment
159Casa de los babys$24,29271$478,031Sep 19IFC Films
160Divine Intervention$23,3909$421,343Jan 17Avatar Films
161The Matrix Reloaded$22,7723,603$281,576,461May 15Warner Bros.
162Once Upon a Time in the Midlands$22,52517$172,564Aug 29Sony Pictures Classics
163Touchez Pas au Grisbi$22,0792$131,548Sep 5Rialto Pictures
164Bonhoeffer$20,8957$296,181Jun 20First Run
165Emerald Cowboy$20,2866$101,358Sep 19Indican Pictures
166The Cremaster Cycle$20,1697$514,622Apr 25Palm Pictures
167Father and Sons$20,01949$634,968Sep 19Odeon
168Masked and Anonymous$19,58023$533,569Jul 24Sony Pictures Classics
169The Girl from Paris$18,9545$183,266Mar 21Films Philos
170Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life$18,8213,222$65,660,196Jul 25Paramount Pictures
171On_Line$17,6327$167,102Jun 27Indican Pictures
172Baghban$17,44350$1,058,803Oct 3Eros Worldwide
173Hidden in Plain Sight$16,8033$16,803Nov 7Seventh Art Releasing
174Sans Soleil$16,6181$30,878Oct 10New Yorker Films
175AKA$16,5733$49,988Dec 12Empire Pictures Inc.
176Girlhood$16,0953$37,977Oct 29Wellspring Media
177Martin & Orloff$14,8722$34,222Nov 7-
178A Housekeeper$14,79824$467,288Jul 11Palm Pictures
179Monty Python and the Holy Grail
2001 Re-release
$14,61626$1,827,696Jun 15Rainbow Releasing
180Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun$14,30881$18,798,590Jul 11Sony Pictures Classics
181Demonlover$13,87115$232,044Sep 19Palm Pictures
182Postmen in the Mountains$13,8417$203,975Dec 25Shadow Distribution
183Carnage$12,5626$60,158Sep 5Wellspring Media
184Spellbound$12,285117$5,728,581Apr 30THINKFilm
185The Legend of Leigh Bowery$11,9891$11,989Nov 28Palm Pictures
186Au Hasard Balthazar$11,4861$45,406Oct 17Rialto Pictures
1879 Dead Gay Guys$11,3832$26,377Oct 17TLA Releasing
188Porn Theatre$11,3732$31,653Oct 10Strand Releasing
189The Embalmer$10,5192$56,878Jul 18First Run
190Love Forbidden
2003 Re-release
$10,4171$11,421Nov 7Strand Releasing
191El bonaerense$9,4701$9,470Nov 26Menemsha Films
192Acts of Worship$9,3771$9,377Nov 21Manifesto Vision
193The Eye$9,17423$512,049Jun 6Palm Pictures
194Hukkle$9,0574$53,715Nov 14Shadow Distribution
195Japanese Story$8,73721$647,054Dec 31IDP Distribution
196Encounter in the Third Dimension$8,27016$7,195,792Feb 26-
197American Storytellers$7,7361$24,082Nov 7Indican Pictures
198Madame Satã$7,5519$198,309Jul 9Wellspring Media
199Apollo 13
The IMAX Experience
$7,35719$1,766,621Sep 20IMAX
200Suddenly$7,3513$44,806Aug 27Empire Pictures Inc.