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$342,952,51160
EMEA# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
United Kingdom3$92,149,13821
Germany1$78,664,63211
France2$40,865,20576
Spain2$32,048,36421
Italy3$27,270,45139
Sweden1$18,182,24410
Netherlands2$14,229,54023
Denmark1$11,994,51112
Norway1$10,171,08916
Switzerland1$9,199,95513
Russia1$8,868,87115
Austria1$7,920,33321
Belgium1$7,301,21644
Poland1$6,543,49889
Greece1$6,059,43611
Finland1$5,218,67719
Turkey1$3,868,809192
Czech Republic1$3,217,25948
Portugal1$3,202,51255
Czech Republic/Slovakia1$2,665,4008
Hungary1$2,592,75428
Israel1$2,524,32074
South Africa1$2,355,320100
Palestine$1,688,8923
Lebanon/United Arab Emirates1$1,085,5262
Croatia1$952,35222
Iceland2$834,4705
Baltic States1$704,9322
Serbia and Montenegro1$583,02036
Slovenia1$473,79172
Slovakia1$379,189265
Bulgaria1$351,442254
Estonia1$330,49568
Egypt1$269,636259
Lithuania1$209,399280
Romania1$181,443752
Latvia1$164,498167
Lebanon1$150,000556
United Arab Emirates1$45,9123,608
Ukraine1$14,2672,404
APAC# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Japan2$65,512,28182
South Korea4$30,417,237141
Australia3$26,971,26773
Taiwan1$9,471,70057
New Zealand5$6,292,37316
Hong Kong2$3,053,481274
Thailand2$3,044,038140
Russia/CIS2$2,796,7771,178
Singapore2$2,768,562171
Malaysia2$1,868,898352
Philippines1$1,494,590375
India1$954,354824
Indonesia1$771,201385
LATAM# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Mexico1$15,998,901188
Brazil2$7,483,476366
Argentina1$2,449,990323
Colombia1$2,398,631238
Chile1$2,255,766170
Central America+2$1,709,28823
Puerto Rico2$1,448,93924
Peru2$1,230,444291
Venezuela1$614,844718
Ecuador1$450,000366
West Indies1$372,7653
Bolivia2$229,319310
Dominican Republic1$200,00046
Uruguay1$162,133346
China# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
China2$6,989,677999
Detailed breakdowns are not available for some areas.