Lord of the Rings vs. Spider-Man

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Spider-Man




Release Summary

Genre Adventure Drama Fantasy Adventure Drama Fantasy Action Adventure Sci-Fi
DistributorNew Line (Pre-Warner) New Line (Pre-Warner) Sony Pictures Releasing
Release DateDec 17, 2003Dec 18, 2002May 3, 2002
Domestic Gross $377,027,325$339,785,181$403,706,375
Production Budget$94,000,000$94,000,000$139,000,000
Running Time3 hr 21 min2 hr 59 min2 hr 1 min
MPAA RatingRated PG-13 for intense epic battle sequences and frightening imagesRated PG-13 for intense epic battle sequences and frightening imagesRated PG-13 for epic battle sequences and scary imagesPG-13Rated PG-13 for stylized violence and action

Domestic Summary

Total Gross $377,027,325$339,785,181$403,706,375
Opening Weekend $72,629,713$62,007,528$114,844,116
Opening % of Total19.3%18.2%28.4%
Widest Release3,7033,6223,876
Close DateJun 3, 2004Aug 24, 2003Aug 18, 2002
In Release381 days / 54 weeks379 days / 54 weeks243 days / 34 weeks
Weekends at #1432
Weekends in Top 101288

Worldwide Summary

Worldwide Gross$1,118,887,224$923,015,234$821,708,551
Foreign Gross$741,859,899$583,225,353$418,002,176
Foreign % of Worldwide66.3%63.2%50.9%
Domestic Gross$377,027,325$339,785,181$403,706,375
Domestic % of Worldwide33.7%36.8%49.1%
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