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 (36.2%)
$342,952,511
International (63.8%)
$604,943,730
Worldwide
$947,896,241
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$936,689,735
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
2020 Re-releaseJuly 3-February 11, 2021EMEA, APAC$147,768$147,768
2021 Re-releaseFebruary 25-July 29, 20218 markets$401,146$4,084,695$4,485,841

By Region

Domestic# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Domestic4$342,952,51164
EMEA# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
United Kingdom3$92,149,13822
Germany1$78,664,63211
France2$40,865,20577
Spain2$32,048,36421
Italy3$27,270,45140
Sweden1$18,182,24410
Netherlands2$14,229,54023
Denmark1$11,994,51113
Norway1$10,171,08916
Switzerland1$9,199,95515
Russia1$8,868,87115
Austria1$7,920,33321
Belgium1$7,301,21646
Poland1$6,543,49892
Greece1$6,059,43611
Finland1$5,218,67720
Türkiye1$3,868,809193
Czech Republic1$3,217,25951
Portugal1$3,202,51257
Czech Republic/Slovakia1$2,665,4008
Hungary1$2,592,75428
Israel1$2,524,32077
South Africa1$2,355,320102
Palestine$1,688,8923
Lebanon/United Arab Emirates1$1,085,5262
Croatia1$952,35223
Iceland2$834,4705
Baltic States1$704,9322
Serbia and Montenegro1$583,02037
Slovenia1$473,79174
Slovakia1$379,189264
Bulgaria1$351,442256
Estonia1$330,49570
Egypt1$269,636262
Lithuania1$209,399288
Romania1$181,443769
Latvia1$164,498170
Lebanon1$150,000562
United Arab Emirates1$45,9123,681
Ukraine1$14,2672,424
APAC# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Japan2$65,512,28185
South Korea4$30,417,237145
Australia3$26,971,26777
Taiwan1$9,471,70059
New Zealand5$6,292,37317
Hong Kong2$3,053,481282
Thailand2$3,044,038143
Russia/CIS2$2,796,7771,183
Singapore2$2,768,562176
Malaysia2$1,868,898355
Philippines1$1,494,590380
India1$954,354854
Indonesia1$771,201389
LATAM# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Mexico1$15,998,901193
Brazil2$7,483,476370
Argentina1$2,449,990330
Colombia1$2,398,631245
Chile1$2,255,766176
Central America+2$1,709,28823
Puerto Rico2$1,448,93924
Peru2$1,230,444293
Venezuela1$614,844720
Ecuador1$450,000369
West Indies1$372,7653
Bolivia2$229,319312
Dominican Republic1$200,00046
Uruguay1$162,133350
China# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
China2$6,989,6771,001
Detailed breakdowns are not available for some areas.