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.

All Releases

Domestic (33.7%)
$377,845,905
International (66.3%)
$742,578,709
Worldwide
$1,120,424,614
Summary Details
Domestic DistributorNew Line Cinema
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Domestic Opening$72,629,713
Budget$94,000,000
Earliest Release DateDecember 17, 2003 (21 markets)
MPAAPG-13
Running Time3 hr 21 min
GenresAdventure Drama Fantasy
Release GroupDateMarketsDomesticInternationalWorldwide
Original ReleaseDecember 17-December 18, 200467 markets$377,027,325$741,859,899$1,118,887,224
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