Domestic 2003 Weekend 51

December 19-21, 2003

Key:New This WeekEstimated

RankLWRelease Distributor Gross%± LWTheatersChangeAverageTotal GrossWeeks
1-The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the KingNew Line Cinema $72,629,713-3,703-$19,613$124,100,5341
2-Mona Lisa SmileRevolution Studios $11,528,498-2,677-$4,306$11,528,4981
31Something's Gotta GiveSony Pictures Releasing $11,416,793-28.9%2,677-$4,264$33,429,8332
42The Last SamuraiWarner Bros. $7,769,301-44.8%2,938+30$2,644$59,487,1663
53Stuck on YouTwentieth Century Fox $5,284,023-43.9%3,007+4$1,757$16,983,9062
6-ElfNew Line Cinema $5,000,000-19.4%2,451-425$2,039$154,300,0007
7-Bad SantaDimension Films $4,300,000-30.6%2,225-315$1,932$42,100,0004
87The Haunted MansionWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $3,928,641-36%2,414-587$1,627$58,802,4624
94Love Don't Cost a ThingWarner Bros. $3,750,265-40.6%1,844-$2,033$11,192,3002
108HoneyUniversal Pictures $2,708,610-44.3%1,824-148$1,484$23,596,3153
119The Cat in the HatUniversal Pictures $2,311,890-44.5%2,121-834$1,090$93,924,7055
1211Master and Commander: The Far Side of the WorldTwentieth Century Fox $1,500,514-37%1,050-573$1,429$78,522,1246
1310GothikaWarner Bros. $1,230,085-54.9%1,055-751$1,165$56,099,3605
1412Love, ActuallyUniversal Pictures $1,145,395-45.8%902-664$1,269$54,184,8107
1520In AmericaFox Searchlight Pictures $505,989+83.7%146+99$3,465$1,422,9804
1617Brother BearWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $451,406-31.1%724-307$623$81,110,6289
1713The MissingRevolution Studios $415,502-72.6%605-1,478$686$25,547,0574
1821Santa vs. the Snowman 3D
2003 Re-release
IMAX $326,353+20.2%46-$7,094$2,023,0148
1918Mystic RiverWarner Bros. $305,385-23.2%302-108$1,011$52,989,08311
2046The CoolerLionsgate $284,871+527.2%70+59$4,069$678,5554
2116The Matrix RevolutionsWarner Bros. $271,473-62.4%272-361$998$137,440,7477
2223Lost in TranslationFocus Features $263,089+21.2%130-18$2,023$30,032,13415
23-21 GramsFocus Features $259,484-19.4%71-3$3,654$3,308,6915
2434School of RockParamount Pictures $238,557+180.2%375+223$636$79,268,94112
2527RadioRevolution Studios $176,389+13.6%308+23$572$51,080,6479
2624Big FishSony Pictures Releasing $164,641-20.6%6-$27,440$562,5252
2725The Station AgentMiramax $152,548-26.3%176-13$866$4,130,98112
28-Calendar GirlsWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $151,393-24-$6,308$151,3931
2914TimelineParamount Pictures $135,474-84.4%620-1,295$218$18,886,3624
3028Red NoseChristal Films $116,397-22.7%69-7$1,686$1,043,9394
3122Looney Tunes: Back in ActionWarner Bros. $107,577-53.5%253-202$425$19,903,7646
3226Kal Ho Naa Ho-$94,543-41.2%37-6$2,555$1,787,3784
3329Freaky FridayWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $94,462-36.8%173-71$546$109,888,96420
3431Runaway JuryTwentieth Century Fox $86,872-30.4%168-89$517$48,767,85210
3530BlizzardAlliance Atlantis Vivafilm $83,279-42.8%136-$612$267,5012
3650The Barbarian Invasions
2003 Re-release
Miramax $77,513+107.8%41+30$1,890$433,1995
3732Girl with a Pearl EarringLionsgate $71,051-20.6%8+1$8,881$205,6402
3847The Triplets of BellevilleSony Pictures Classics $65,648+46.5%15+9$4,376$391,7194
3944Space Station 3DIMAX $59,069+10.1%18-1$3,281$45,748,26088
4039The Texas Chainsaw MassacreNew Line Cinema $54,403-26.1%113-52$481$80,148,26110
41-Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.Eros International $48,772-17-$2,868$48,7721
42-Annie Brocoli dans les fonds marins-$48,174-55-$875$48,1741
43-House of Sand and FogDreamWorks Distribution $45,572-2-$22,786$45,5721
4440Pieces of AprilUnited Artists $43,978-38.1%70-31$628$2,313,44310
4538Kill Bill: Vol. 1Miramax $43,141-46.4%64-49$674$69,508,79111
46-The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamaraSony Pictures Classics $41,449-3-$13,816$41,4491
4737The Human StainMiramax $41,232-50.4%68-76$606$5,311,5268
4835Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black PearlWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $40,528-52.2%124-89$326$305,343,25224
4942Spy Kids 3-D: Game OverDimension Films $39,183-39.8%128-80$306$111,547,51022
50-Alexandra's ProjectAlliance Atlantis Vivafilm $37,078-10-$3,707$37,0781
5136Scary Movie 3Dimension Films $35,328-57.5%121-107$291$109,065,3319
5233Shattered GlassLionsgate $34,236-61.1%62-61$552$1,998,8558
5341The Visual Bible: The Gospel of JohnTHINKFilm $29,729-57%43-37$691$3,044,85413
5445Intolerable CrueltyUniversal Pictures $26,759-45.9%59-98$453$35,215,69911
5555Bubba Ho-TepVitagraph Films $25,324-12.7%17-2$1,489$1,154,79114
5651The StatementSony Pictures Classics $24,042-35.4%7-$3,434$81,6632
5749ElephantFine Line Features $23,718-38.2%33-3$718$1,189,2079
5859The Piano PlayerMenemsha Films $22,259-11.8%16+1$1,391$348,93727
5954Under the Tuscan SunWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $20,027-43.3%60-35$333$42,976,43213
60-The Hebrew HammerStrand Releasing $19,539-8-$2,442$19,5391
6153Once Upon a Time in MexicoSony Pictures Releasing $19,096-47%56-38$341$56,330,65715
6265Bugs!SK Films $18,251-2.8%16-1$1,140$4,266,42641
6352Secondhand LionsNew Line Cinema $18,062-51.1%57-46$316$42,023,71514
6471Tupac: ResurrectionParamount Pictures $18,042+60.2%110+71$164$7,707,5636
6558The Fighting TemptationsParamount Pictures $16,839-35.1%69-$244$30,238,57714
6661My ArchitectNew Yorker Films $16,185-29.1%2-$8,092$278,7136
6756Out of TimeMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) $15,121-44.9%47-11$321$41,025,60312
6857Pride and PrejudiceExcel Entertainment $14,312-46.4%9-9$1,590$107,8723
6963SylviaFocus Features $14,149-36.7%24-17$589$1,302,24210
7064Haunted Castle-$14,000-35.6%5-$2,800$7,936,186148
7177T-Rex: Back to the CretaceousIMAX $11,850+27.2%4-2$2,962$46,760,221270
7267To Be and to HaveNew Yorker Films $11,082-31.9%10-4$1,108$511,71714
7362Tibet: Cry of the Snow LionArtistic License $10,464-53.9%12-3$872$347,43714
7470The Revolution Will Not Be TelevisedVitagraph Films $9,157-19.5%8-$1,144$153,8599
7578The Bread, My SweetPanorama Entertainment $7,956-6.4%6-$1,326$971,125153
7668Die, Mommie, Die!Sundance Film Series $7,697-46.9%12-5$641$320,0928
7775Ghosts of the AbyssWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $7,608-21.3%8+1$951$15,212,53437
7894What Alice FoundCastle Hill Productions $7,484+151.9%3+2$2,494$22,7903
7966Good BoyMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) $7,396-57.6%60-57$123$37,639,63511
8092Rivers and Tides: Andy Goldsworthy Working with TimeRoxie Releasing $6,746+78.9%7+4$963$2,183,79078
8190GalapagosIMAX $5,666+43.2%5+1$1,133$14,250,852217
8269The Animation Show-$5,194-59.6%5-2$1,038$293,14516
8388Bus 174THINKFilm $4,389+2.7%5+2$877$158,56311
8489The Gatekeeper-$3,814-9.5%2-$1,907$157,91435
8573City of GodMiramax $3,810-62.5%6+1$635$4,775,06749
8676Dirty Pretty ThingsMiramax $3,720-60.5%11+2$338$8,058,63423
8780The Holy Land-$3,091-54.2%3-2$1,030$593,94524
8881Yossi & JaggerStrand Releasing $2,662-60.2%1-2$2,662$183,19513
8986The Singing DetectiveParamount Classics $2,167-55.8%11-5$197$323,7969
9074Party MonsterStrand Releasing $2,164-78.6%4-6$541$725,08017
91-The Butterfly
2003 Re-release
First Run $1,906-1-$1,906$1,9061
9291Seducing Doctor LewisOdeon $1,752-54%2-$876$8,009,73624
93101Monty Python and the Holy Grail
2001 Re-release
Rainbow Releasing $1,614-22.1%1-$1,614$1,821,082132
94100BonhoefferFirst Run $1,532-27.6%2-$766$266,12127
95-NorthforkParamount Classics $1,500-2+1$750$1,419,84424
96114Thrill Ride: The Science of FunSony Pictures Classics $1,354+29.6%1-$1,354$18,798,021337
97104The Secret Lives of Dentists-$1,309-27.2%2-1$654$3,705,68621
9879AKAEmpire Pictures Inc. $1,125-85.1%1-2$1,125$12,9672
99108Cirque du Soleil: Journey of ManSony Pictures Classics $943-37.2%2-$471$15,602,684190
100-GirlhoodWellspring Media $812-2-$406$28,7678
10195Autumn Spring
2003 Re-release
First Look International $808-72.3%2-2$404$90,30318
102102CarnageWellspring Media $668-66.4%2-1$334$52,02716
10396Gaz Bar BluesOdeon $646-77.8%1-$646$884,66416
10487The Flower of EvilPalm Pictures $633-86%3-7$211$176,83711
105105In My SkinWellspring Media $623-63.8%2-1$311$25,9347
106107The EmbalmerFirst Run $571-63%2-$285$55,60623
107119HukkleShadow Distribution $556-13%1-1$556$11,4876
10843The Legend of Johnny LingoInnovation Film Group (IFG) $502-99.1%3-3$167$972,00117
10998The Weather UndergroundShadow Distribution $449-82.1%2-5$224$494,12529
110-SeasideFirst Run $444-1-$444$13,59520
111-Venus Boyz
2003 Re-release
First Run $438-1-$438$15,00218
112118DemonloverPalm Pictures $431-36.2%1-1$431$226,83914
1131039 Dead Gay GuysTLA Releasing $403-77.9%1-1$403$23,33010
114122Encounter in the Third Dimension-$400-20%1-$400$6,953,495252
115115Red BetsyLang Films $348-66%1-1$348$164,52014
116-Forget Baghdad: Jews and Arabs - The Iraqi ConnectionArab Film Distribution $306-1-$306$3,7413
11793The Cremaster CyclePalm Pictures $296-91.8%1-$296$513,96135
118124Alien Adventure-$250-16.7%1-$250$4,318,884227
119116China: The Panda AdventureIMAX $222-75.8%1-1$222$3,680,570133
120127Apollo 13
The IMAX Experience
IMAX $219+204.2%1-$219$1,722,57966
121117The Book of Mormon Movie, Volume 1: The Journey-$117-86.6%1-2$117$1,124,50215