Summer 2003 Championship

Finding Nemo

The Matrix Reloaded

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Release Summary

Genre Shark Underwater CGI Animation Virtual Reality Person vs. Machine The Chosen One Wire-Fu IMAX Post-Apocalypse Science Fiction Swashbuckler Past Pirate Treasure Hunt
DistributorWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Warner Bros. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Release DateMay 30, 2003May 15, 2003Jul 9, 2003
Gross To Date $339,714,978$281,576,461$305,413,918
Production Budget$94,000,000$150,000,000$140,000,000
Running Time1 hr 40 min2 hr 18 min2 hr 23 min
MPAA RatingRPG-13

Domestic Summary

Total Gross $339,714,978$281,576,461$305,413,918
Opening Weekend $70,251,710$91,774,413$46,630,690
Opening % of Total20.7%32.6%15.3%
Widest Release3,4253,6033,416
Close DateDec 18, 2003Nov 13, 2003Jan 8, 2004
In Release217 days / 31 weeks232 days / 33 weeks542 days / 77 weeks
Weekends at #1211
Weekends in Top 1011611

Worldwide Summary

Worldwide Gross$871,014,978$739,412,035$654,264,015
Foreign Gross$531,300,000$457,835,574$348,850,097
Foreign % of Worldwide61%61.9%53.3%
Domestic Gross$339,714,978$281,576,461$305,413,918
Domestic % of Worldwide39%38.1%46.7%