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 (79%)
$177,874,109
International (21%)
$47,223,328
Worldwide
$225,097,437
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$2,003,568$178,395$2,181,963
2021 Re-releaseNovember 26, 20213 markets$1,243,701$1,243,701

By Region

Domestic# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Domestic5$177,874,109275
APAC# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Australia3$6,197,979834
Singapore1$395,9761,087
New Zealand1$391,7231,445
Russia/CIS1$358,0543,036
Philippines1$141,1711,331
Thailand1$103,9521,865
Indonesia1$24,279876
Taiwan1$21,1212,389
EMEA# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Spain1$4,082,1731,072
France1$902,0693,727
Italy1$894,4302,591
Germany1$801,9132,842
United Kingdom3$583,6873,347
Russia1$487,905122
Austria1$299,6401,722
South Africa1$271,9991,404
Lebanon1$207,473414
Greece1$206,5581,518
Palestine1$176,3296
Iceland1$157,547454
Belgium1$134,7322,265
Portugal1$78,7402,276
Netherlands1$68,9373,529
Slovenia1$27,5821,355
Ukraine1$23,0822,257
Baltic States1$21,65023
LATAM# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Mexico1$1,596,7641,625
Puerto Rico1$655,42974
Venezuela1$220,9901,221
Brazil1$196,6222,506
Central America+1$176,329174
Colombia1$154,0361,430
Peru1$99,2211,628
Argentina1$78,3682,602
West Indies1$49,20524
Chile1$23,2052,067
Bolivia1$7,3381,820