The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

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.

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Domestic (33.1%)
International (66.9%)
Summary Details
Domestic DistributorNew Line Cinema
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Domestic Opening$72,629,713
Earliest Release DateDecember 17, 2003 (21 markets)
Running Time3 hr 21 min
GenresAction Adventure Drama Fantasy
Release GroupRolloutMarketsDomesticInternationalWorldwide
Original ReleaseDecember 17-December 18, 200467 markets$377,027,325$763,417,457$1,140,444,782
2005 Re-releaseFebruary 5, 2005Japan$411,329$411,329
2011 Re-releaseJune 28, 2011Domestic$818,580$818,580
2017 Re-releaseJanuary 25, 2017South Korea$307,481$307,481
2020 Re-releaseJuly 3-24, 2020EMEA$17,716$17,716