Elf (2003)

Raised as an oversized elf, Buddy travels from the North Pole to New York City to meet his biological father, Walter Hobbs, who doesn't know he exists and is in desperate need of some Christmas spirit.

All Releases

Domestic (77.9%)
$178,053,220
International (22.1%)
$50,444,305
Worldwide
$228,497,525
Summary Details
Domestic DistributorNew Line Cinema
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Domestic Opening$32,100,000
Budget$33,000,000
Earliest Release DateNovember 7, 2003 (Domestic)
MPAAPG
Running Time1 hr 37 min
GenresAdventure Comedy Family Fantasy Romance

By Release

Release GroupRolloutMarketsDomesticInternationalWorldwide
Original ReleaseNovember 7-December 18, 200438 markets$173,398,518$47,044,933$220,443,451
2018 Re-releaseNovember 2, 2018Domestic$442,073$442,073
2019 Re-releaseNovember 1, 2019Domestic$786,249$786,249
2020 Re-releaseNovember 13-December 4, 20203 markets$2,182,679$178,395$2,361,074
2021 Re-releaseNovember 26, 20214 markets$1,243,701$2,079,608$3,323,309
2023 Re-releaseDecember 1, 2023APAC, EMEA$1,141,369$1,141,369

By Region

Domestic# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Domestic5$178,053,220293
APAC# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Australia4$6,197,979873
Singapore1$395,9761,121
New Zealand3$394,5811,524
Russia/CIS1$358,0543,254
Philippines1$141,1711,380
Thailand1$103,9521,919
Indonesia1$24,279943
Taiwan1$21,1212,473
EMEA# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Spain1$4,082,1731,130
United Kingdom4$3,801,8061,819
France1$902,0694,048
Italy1$894,4302,749
Germany1$801,9133,016
Russia1$487,905123
Austria1$299,6401,775
South Africa1$271,9991,453
Lebanon1$207,473431
Greece1$206,5581,555
Palestine1$176,3296
Iceland1$157,547491
Belgium1$134,7322,348
Portugal1$78,7402,458
Netherlands1$68,9373,916
Slovenia1$27,5821,489
Ukraine1$23,0822,350
Baltic States1$21,65023
LATAM# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Mexico1$1,596,7641,741
Puerto Rico1$655,42974
Venezuela1$220,9901,232
Brazil1$196,6222,596
Central America+1$176,329174
Colombia1$154,0361,562
Peru1$99,2211,675
Argentina1$78,3682,676
West Indies1$49,20529
Chile1$23,2052,141
Bolivia1$7,3381,860