The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.

All Releases

Domestic (36.1%)
$342,952,511
International (63.9%)
$605,992,978
Worldwide
$948,945,489
Summary Details
Domestic DistributorNew Line Cinema
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Domestic Opening$62,007,528
Budget$94,000,000
Earliest Release DateDecember 18, 2002 (16 markets)
MPAAPG-13
Running Time2 hr 59 min
GenresAction Adventure Drama Fantasy

By Release

Release GroupRolloutMarketsDomesticInternationalWorldwide
Original ReleaseDecember 18-April 26, 200366 markets$339,789,881$596,899,854$936,704,068
2003 Re-releaseDecember 10-January 24, 200418 markets$1,996,877$1,819,924$3,816,801
2011 Re-releaseJune 21, 2011Domestic$764,607$764,607
2017 Re-releaseJanuary 18, 2017South Korea$302,597$302,597
2019 Re-releaseDecember 12, 2019New Zealand$6,609
2020 Re-releaseJuly 3-February 11, 2021APAC, EMEA$607,481$607,481
2021 Re-releaseFebruary 25-October 14, 20229 markets$401,146$4,132,724$5,355,836
2023 Re-releaseNovember 17, 2023APAC, EMEA$541,506$541,506
2024 Re-releaseJune 16, 2024Domestic

By Region

Domestic# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Domestic5$342,952,51170
EMEA# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
United Kingdom3$92,608,85124
Germany1$78,664,63212
France2$40,865,20581
Spain3$32,259,64822
Italy3$27,270,45145
Sweden1$18,182,24410
Netherlands2$14,229,54030
Denmark1$11,994,51114
Norway1$10,171,08917
Switzerland1$9,199,95518
Russia1$8,868,87115
Austria1$7,920,33323
Belgium1$7,301,21650
Poland1$6,543,498100
Greece1$6,059,43611
Finland1$5,218,67722
Türkiye2$4,189,959183
Czech Republic1$3,217,25958
Portugal1$3,202,51262
Czech Republic/Slovakia1$2,665,4008
Hungary1$2,592,75432
Israel1$2,524,32083
South Africa1$2,355,320105
Palestine$1,688,8923
Lebanon/United Arab Emirates1$1,085,5262
Croatia1$952,35227
Iceland2$834,4707
Baltic States1$704,9322
Serbia and Montenegro1$583,02045
Slovenia1$473,79182
Slovakia1$379,189300
Bulgaria1$351,442307
Estonia1$330,49579
Egypt1$269,636266
Lithuania1$209,399335
Romania1$181,443907
Latvia1$164,498180
Lebanon1$150,000578
United Arab Emirates1$45,9124,039
Ukraine1$14,2672,528
APAC# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Japan2$65,512,28191
South Korea4$30,417,237161
Australia3$26,971,26777
Taiwan1$9,471,70063
New Zealand6$6,306,40022
Hong Kong2$3,053,481306
Thailand2$3,044,038152
Russia/CIS2$2,796,7771,228
Singapore2$2,768,562186
Malaysia2$1,868,898375
Philippines1$1,494,590399
India1$954,354899
Indonesia1$771,201426
Vietnam1$43,0741,112
LATAM# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Mexico1$15,998,901214
Brazil2$7,483,476397
Argentina1$2,449,990348
Colombia1$2,398,631267
Chile1$2,255,766191
Central America+2$1,709,28823
Puerto Rico2$1,448,93924
Peru2$1,230,444308
Venezuela1$614,844725
Ecuador1$450,000383
West Indies1$372,7654
Bolivia2$229,319325
Dominican Republic1$200,00047
Uruguay1$162,133360
China# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
China2$6,989,6771,028
Detailed breakdowns are not available for some areas.