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%)
$342,551,365
International (63.8%)
$604,943,730
Worldwide
$947,495,095
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, 2021APAC, EMEA$147,768$147,768
2021 Re-releaseFebruary 25-July 29, 20217 markets$4,084,695$4,084,695

By Region

Domestic# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Domestic3$342,551,36557
EMEA# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
United Kingdom3$92,149,13820
Germany1$78,664,63211
France2$40,865,20575
Spain2$32,048,36421
Italy3$27,270,45139
Sweden1$18,182,24410
Netherlands2$14,229,54022
Denmark1$11,994,51112
Norway1$10,171,08916
Switzerland1$9,199,95512
Russia1$8,868,87115
Austria1$7,920,33320
Belgium1$7,301,21643
Poland1$6,543,49889
Greece1$6,059,43611
Finland1$5,218,67719
Turkey1$3,868,809190
Czech Republic1$3,217,25946
Portugal1$3,202,51254
Czech Republic/Slovakia1$2,665,4008
Hungary1$2,592,75427
Israel1$2,524,32072
South Africa1$2,355,32099
Palestine$1,688,8923
Lebanon/United Arab Emirates1$1,085,5262
Croatia1$952,35221
Iceland2$834,4705
Baltic States1$704,9322
Serbia and Montenegro1$583,02033
Slovenia1$473,79171
Slovakia1$379,189254
Bulgaria1$351,442253
Estonia1$330,49567
Egypt1$269,636258
Lithuania1$209,399268
Romania1$181,443725
Latvia1$164,498165
Lebanon1$150,000550
United Arab Emirates1$45,9123,527
Ukraine1$14,2672,359
APAC# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Japan2$65,512,28181
South Korea4$30,417,237139
Australia3$26,971,26773
Taiwan1$9,471,70056
New Zealand5$6,292,37315
Hong Kong2$3,053,481272
Thailand2$3,044,038138
Russia/CIS2$2,796,7771,161
Singapore2$2,768,562170
Malaysia2$1,868,898350
Philippines1$1,494,590374
India1$954,354791
Indonesia1$771,201375
LATAM# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Mexico1$15,998,901184
Brazil2$7,483,476360
Argentina1$2,449,990317
Colombia1$2,398,631234
Chile1$2,255,766166
Central America+2$1,709,28823
Puerto Rico2$1,448,93924
Peru2$1,230,444288
Venezuela1$614,844718
Ecuador1$450,000362
West Indies1$372,7653
Bolivia2$229,319307
Dominican Republic1$200,00046
Uruguay1$162,133345
China# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
China2$6,989,677986
Detailed breakdowns are not available for some areas.