Domestic Box Office For 2003

Key:Estimated

RankRelease GrossMax ThOpening% of Total Open ThOpenCloseDistributor
1The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$377,027,3253,703$72,629,71319.3%3,703Dec 17Jun 3New Line Cinema
2Finding Nemo$339,714,9783,425$70,251,71020.7%3,374May 30Dec 18Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
3Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$305,413,9183,416$46,630,69015.3%3,269Jul 9Jan 8Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
4The Matrix Reloaded$281,576,4613,603$91,774,41332.6%3,603May 15Nov 13Warner Bros.
5Bruce Almighty$242,829,2613,549$67,953,33028%3,483May 23Dec 11Universal Pictures
6X2$214,949,6943,749$85,558,73139.8%3,741May 2Sep 25Twentieth Century Fox
7Elf$173,398,5183,381$32,100,000-3,337Nov 7Mar 4New Line Cinema
8Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines$150,371,1123,504$44,041,44029.3%3,504Jul 2Oct 30Warner Bros.
9The Matrix Revolutions$139,313,9483,502$48,475,15434.8%3,502Nov 5Mar 4Warner Bros.
10Cheaper by the Dozen$138,614,5443,307$27,557,64719.9%3,298Dec 25Jun 6Twentieth Century Fox
11Bad Boys II$138,608,4443,202$46,522,56033.6%3,186Jul 18Nov 20Sony Pictures Releasing
12Anger Management$135,645,8233,656$42,220,84731.1%3,551Apr 11Aug 28Revolution Studios
13Bringing Down the House$132,716,6772,910$31,101,02623.4%2,801Mar 7Aug 28Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
14Hulk$132,177,2343,674$62,128,42047%3,660Jun 20Oct 16Universal Pictures
152 Fast 2 Furious$127,154,9013,418$50,472,48039.7%3,408Jun 6Oct 23Universal Pictures
16Something's Gotta Give$124,728,7382,876$16,064,72312.9%2,677Dec 12Apr 29Sony Pictures Releasing
17Seabiscuit$120,277,8542,573$20,854,73517.3%1,989Jul 25Feb 5Universal Pictures
18S.W.A.T.$116,934,6503,220$37,062,53531.7%3,202Aug 8Dec 11Sony Pictures Releasing
19Spy Kids 3: Game Over$111,761,9823,388$32,500,000-3,344Jul 25Feb 5Dimension Films
20The Last Samurai$111,127,2632,938$24,271,35421.8%2,908Dec 5Apr 8Warner Bros.
21Freaky Friday$110,230,3323,067$22,203,00720.1%2,954Aug 6Jan 15Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
22Scary Movie 3$110,003,2173,505$49,700,000-3,505Oct 24Feb 19Dimension Films
23The Italian Job$106,128,6012,877$19,457,94418.3%2,633May 30Nov 6Paramount Pictures
24How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$105,813,3732,923$23,774,85022.5%2,923Feb 7Jul 24Paramount Pictures
25American Wedding$104,565,1143,175$33,369,44031.9%3,172Aug 1Nov 20Universal Pictures
26Daddy Day Care$104,297,0613,472$27,623,58026.5%3,370May 9Oct 19Revolution Studios
27Daredevil$102,543,5183,474$40,310,41939.3%3,471Feb 14Jul 17Twentieth Century Fox
28The Cat in the Hat$101,149,2853,467$38,329,16037.9%3,464Nov 21Mar 18Universal Pictures
29Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle$100,830,1113,485$37,634,22137.3%3,459Jun 27Oct 2Sony Pictures Releasing
30Cold Mountain$95,636,5092,802$14,500,000-2,163Dec 25Jul 1Miramax
31Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World$93,927,9203,101$25,105,99026.7%3,101Nov 14May 13Twentieth Century Fox
32Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde$90,186,3283,375$22,220,67024.6%3,350Jul 2Oct 2Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
33Mystic River$90,135,1911,581$640,8150.7%13Oct 8May 23Warner Bros.
34Brother Bear$85,336,2773,030$291,9400.3%2Oct 24Apr 8Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
35Freddy vs. Jason$82,622,6553,014$36,400,000-3,014Aug 15Nov 20New Line Cinema
36School of Rock$81,261,1772,951$19,622,71424.1%2,614Oct 3Mar 4Paramount Pictures
37The Texas Chainsaw Massacre$80,571,6553,018$29,100,000-3,016Oct 17Feb 16New Line Cinema
38The Haunted Mansion$75,847,2663,122$24,278,41032%3,122Nov 26Apr 15Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
39Old School$75,585,0932,742$17,453,21623.1%2,689Feb 21Jun 19DreamWorks Distribution
40Kill Bill: Vol. 1$70,099,0453,102$22,200,000-3,102Oct 10May 27Miramax
41Holes$67,406,5732,452$16,300,15524.2%2,331Apr 18Aug 21Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
42Kangaroo Jack$66,934,9632,848$16,580,20924.8%2,818Jan 17Jul 10Warner Bros.
43Big Fish$66,809,6932,514$207,3770.3%6Dec 10May 20Sony Pictures Releasing
44The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen$66,465,2043,002$23,075,89234.7%3,002Jul 11Nov 13Twentieth Century Fox
45Lara Croft: Tomb Raider - The Cradle of Life$65,660,1963,222$21,783,64133.2%3,222Jul 25Nov 13Paramount Pictures
46Mona Lisa Smile$63,860,9422,714$11,528,49818.1%2,677Dec 19Mar 11Revolution Studios
47Shanghai Knights$60,476,8722,755$19,603,63032.4%2,753Feb 7Jun 12Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
48Bad Santa$60,060,3282,540$12,500,000-2,005Nov 26Mar 25Dimension Films
49Love Actually$59,696,1441,714$6,886,08011.5%576Nov 7Mar 4Universal Pictures
50Gothika$59,694,5802,382$19,288,43832.3%2,382Nov 21Mar 18Warner Bros.
51Open Range$58,331,2542,268$14,047,78124.1%2,075Aug 15Dec 4Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
52Once Upon a Time in Mexico$56,359,7803,289$23,424,11841.6%3,282Sep 12Dec 25Sony Pictures Releasing
53Just Married$56,127,1622,769$17,548,99331.3%2,766Jan 10May 11Twentieth Century Fox
54Paycheck$53,790,4512,762$13,462,37425%2,762Dec 25Apr 1Paramount Pictures
55The Recruit$52,802,1402,376$16,302,06330.9%2,376Jan 31May 15Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
56Radio$52,333,7383,074$13,303,72425.4%3,074Oct 24Feb 1Revolution Studios
57Identity$52,159,5362,733$16,225,26331.1%2,733Apr 25Aug 14Sony Pictures Releasing
58Underworld$51,970,6902,928$21,753,75941.9%2,915Sep 19Jan 11Screen Gems
59Runaway Jury$49,443,6282,815$11,836,70523.9%2,815Oct 17Feb 26Twentieth Century Fox
60Peter Pan$48,462,6082,813$11,139,49523%2,813Dec 25Apr 1Universal Pictures
61Agent Cody Banks$47,938,3303,369$14,064,31729.3%3,369Mar 14Jul 31Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
62The Jungle Book 2$47,901,5822,815$11,441,73323.9%2,808Feb 14May 29Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
63The Rundown$47,726,3423,154$18,553,76538.9%3,152Sep 26Dec 25Universal Pictures
64Final Destination 2$46,961,2142,834$16,200,000-2,834Jan 31Jun 5New Line Cinema
65Phone Booth$46,566,2122,489$15,021,08832.3%2,481Apr 4Jul 31Twentieth Century Fox
6628 Days Later$45,064,9151,407$10,061,85822.3%1,260Jun 27Oct 30-
67Lost in Translation$44,585,453882$925,0872.1%23Sep 12Mar 25Focus Features
68Tears of the Sun$43,734,8762,973$17,057,21339%2,973Mar 7May 29Revolution Studios
69Under the Tuscan Sun$43,610,7231,701$9,751,42522.4%1,226Sep 26Feb 5Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
70The Lizzie McGuire Movie$42,734,4552,825$17,338,75540.6%2,825May 2Aug 21Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
71Secondhand Lions$42,070,9393,038$12,900,000-3,013Sep 19Jan 1New Line Cinema
72Out of Time$41,088,8453,076$16,185,31639.4%3,076Oct 3Feb 1Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
73Rugrats Go Wild$39,402,5723,041$11,556,86929.3%3,041Jun 13Sep 25Paramount Pictures
74Head of State$38,125,2472,256$13,503,48435.4%2,151Mar 28Jul 17DreamWorks Distribution
75Good Boy$37,667,7463,225$13,107,02234.8%3,225Oct 10Jan 15Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
76Uptown Girls$37,182,4942,495$11,277,36730.3%2,495Aug 15Nov 20Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
77Matchstick Men$36,906,4602,711$13,087,30735.5%2,711Sep 12Dec 4Warner Bros.
78National Security$36,381,1862,729$14,369,69439.5%2,729Jan 17May 22Sony Pictures Releasing
79What a Girl Wants$36,105,4332,964$11,434,96431.7%2,964Apr 4Jul 3Warner Bros.
80Jeepers Creepers 2$35,667,2183,124$15,269,32442.8%3,124Aug 29Jan 2United Artists
81Intolerable Cruelty$35,327,6282,570$12,525,07535.5%2,564Oct 10Jan 11Universal Pictures
82Cradle 2 the Grave$34,712,3472,625$16,521,46847.6%2,625Feb 28May 15Warner Bros.
83Monster$34,469,2101,093$86,8310.3%4Dec 24Jun 3Newmarket Films
84Malibu's Most Wanted$34,432,2012,503$12,618,15936.6%2,503Apr 18Jul 27Warner Bros.
85The Hunted$34,244,0972,517$13,482,63839.4%2,516Mar 14May 29Paramount Pictures
86Stuck on You$33,832,7413,007$9,411,05527.8%3,003Dec 12Mar 18Twentieth Century Fox
87Dreamcatcher$33,715,4362,945$15,027,42344.6%2,945Mar 21May 29Warner Bros.
88Darkness Falls$32,551,3962,865$12,024,91736.9%2,837Jan 24May 15Revolution Studios
89Bend It Like Beckham$32,543,4491,002$161,5280.5%6Mar 12Oct 23-
90The Core$31,186,8963,019$12,053,13138.6%3,017Mar 28Jul 10Paramount Pictures
91Calendar Girls$31,041,759967$151,3930.5%24Dec 19Apr 15Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
92Hollywood Homicide$30,940,6912,840$11,112,63235.9%2,840Jun 13Oct 2Revolution Studios
93Honey$30,308,4171,972$12,856,04042.4%1,942Dec 5Feb 26Universal Pictures
94The Fighting Temptations$30,250,7452,026$11,758,37238.9%2,026Sep 19Dec 25Paramount Pictures
95Johnny English$28,082,3662,236$9,134,08532.5%2,236Jul 18Sep 25Universal Pictures
96The Missing$27,011,1802,756$10,833,63340.1%2,756Nov 26Feb 16Revolution Studios
97Basic$26,793,3112,876$11,511,96043%2,876Mar 28May 15Sony Pictures Releasing
98A Man Apart$26,736,0982,495$11,200,000-2,459Apr 4Jul 10New Line Cinema
99Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas$26,483,4523,086$6,874,47726%3,086Jul 2Oct 9DreamWorks Distribution
100Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd$26,276,4652,609$11,100,000-2,609Jun 13Aug 21New Line Cinema
101Bulletproof Monk$23,358,7082,955$8,653,54237%2,955Apr 16Jul 31Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
102Piglet's Big Movie$23,103,4232,084$6,097,75826.4%2,084Mar 21May 29Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
103Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star$22,738,6712,083$6,660,54029.3%2,026Sep 5Nov 27Paramount Pictures
104The Medallion$22,219,1922,652$8,111,32436.5%2,648Aug 22Nov 13TriStar Pictures
105Biker Boyz$22,076,7721,769$10,106,99245.8%1,766Jan 31Jun 19DreamWorks Distribution
106Love Don't Cost a Thing$21,924,2261,844$6,315,31128.8%1,844Dec 12Mar 11Warner Bros.
107Cold Creek Manor$21,386,0112,035$8,190,57438.3%2,035Sep 19Dec 4Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
108Cabin Fever$21,158,1882,105$8,400,000-2,087Sep 12Dec 4Lions Gate Films
109Looney Tunes: Back in Action$20,991,3642,903$9,317,37144.4%2,903Nov 14Feb 1Warner Bros.
110Whale Rider$20,779,666556$137,4180.7%9Jun 6Nov 27Newmarket Films
111The In-Laws$20,453,4312,652$7,319,84835.8%2,652May 23Jul 31Warner Bros.
112Down with Love$20,305,2512,123$45,0290.2%1May 9Jul 31Twentieth Century Fox
113The Life of David Gale$19,955,5982,003$7,117,22535.7%2,002Feb 21May 8Universal Pictures
114Timeline$19,481,9432,787$8,440,62943.3%2,787Nov 26Feb 19Paramount Pictures
115Bugs!$19,063,54433---Mar 12Aug 19SK Films
116A Mighty Wind$17,781,006770$2,112,14011.9%133Apr 16Aug 28Warner Bros.
117Deliver Us from Eva$17,573,5941,139$7,100,000-1,139Feb 7May 18Focus Features
118Ghosts of the Abyss$17,040,87197$1,408,4748.3%97Apr 11Oct 13Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
11921 Grams$16,290,476411$274,4541.7%8Nov 21Apr 15Focus Features
120View from the Top$15,614,0002,508$7,600,000-2,508Mar 21May 18Miramax
121My Boss's Daughter$15,550,6052,206$5,000,000-2,201Aug 22Nov 13Dimension Films
122A Guy Thing$15,545,4312,520$6,988,74945%2,515Jan 17Apr 10Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
123In America$15,539,656403$205,2291.3%11Nov 26Jun 10-
124Wrong Turn$15,418,7901,615$5,161,49833.5%1,615May 30Sep 25Twentieth Century Fox
125Alex & Emma$14,218,6982,310$6,111,07443%2,310Jun 20Aug 14Warner Bros.
126How to Deal$14,195,2272,319$5,800,000-2,319Jul 18Aug 21New Line Cinema
127House of Sand and Fog$13,040,288598$45,5720.3%2Dec 19Apr 15DreamWorks Distribution
128Gods and Generals$12,882,9341,533$4,675,24636.3%1,533Feb 21May 4Warner Bros.
129House of 1000 Corpses$12,634,962847$3,400,000-595Apr 11Jul 10Lions Gate Films
130Confidence$12,251,6401,871$4,800,000-1,871Apr 25Jun 26Lions Gate Films
131Girl with a Pearl Earring$11,670,971402$89,4720.8%7Dec 12May 9Lions Gate Films
132Winged Migration
2003 Re-release
$10,764,402202$33,1280.3%1Apr 18Dec 18Sony Pictures Classics
133House of the Dead$10,249,7191,540$5,500,000-1,520Oct 10Nov 20Artisan Entertainment
134Swimming Pool$10,130,108259$287,296-13Jul 2Oct 23Focus Features
135Duplex$9,692,1352,191$4,600,000-2,189Sep 26Dec 25Miramax
136Seducing Doctor Lewis$9,354,34280$895,6999.6%78Jul 11Dec 21Odeon
137Dark Blue$9,250,3012,176$3,880,68842%2,176Feb 21May 1United Artists
138The Divorce$9,081,057701$516,8345.7%34Aug 8Oct 30-
139Boat Trip$8,600,1261,803$3,700,000-1,714Mar 21May 8Artisan Entertainment
140The Cooler$8,291,572408$128,9731.6%11Nov 26Apr 15Lions Gate Films
141Dirty Pretty Things$8,112,414493$100,5121.2%5Jul 18Feb 19Miramax
142Tupac: Resurrection$7,718,961804$4,632,84760%801Nov 14Dec 25Paramount Pictures
143The Order$7,660,8061,975$4,438,89957.9%1,975Sep 5Oct 30Twentieth Century Fox
144City of God$7,564,459242$88,292-5Jan 17Jun 24Miramax
145It Runs in the Family$7,491,8391,207$2,804,44137.4%1,207Apr 25Jul 17Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
146The Triplets of Belleville$7,007,149463$108,0801.5%6Nov 26Jul 8Sony Pictures Classics
147Willard$6,886,0891,762$4,000,000-1,761Mar 14May 8New Line Cinema
148The Young Black Stallion$6,751,38951$629,9999.3%51Dec 25Sep 5Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
149Nowhere in Africa$6,180,20078$22,0700.4%2Mar 7Oct 16Zeitgeist Films
150Chasing Papi$6,130,049585$2,404,55739.2%585Apr 16Jun 5Twentieth Century Fox
151Gigli$6,087,5422,215$3,753,51861.7%2,215Aug 1Aug 21Revolution Studios
152American Splendor$6,010,990272$159,7052.7%6Aug 15Dec 4Fine Line Features
153Luther$5,791,328400$908,446-400Sep 26Dec 18R.S. Entertainment
154The Station Agent$5,739,376198$57,7851%3Oct 3Apr 4Miramax
155Spellbound$5,728,581117$17,5080.3%1Apr 30Dec 11THINKFilm
156The Human Stain$5,381,908388$1,034,195-160Oct 31Feb 5Miramax
157Grind$5,123,6962,253$2,511,40349%2,253Aug 15Sep 18Warner Bros.
158The Barbarian Invasions$5,109,226134$461,363-134May 9Oct 23Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm
159From Justin to Kelly$4,928,8832,001$2,715,84855.1%2,001Jun 20Jul 24Twentieth Century Fox
160In the Cut$4,750,602825$97,6252.1%6Oct 22Nov 27Screen Gems
161Thirteen$4,601,043243$116,2602.5%5Aug 20Dec 18-
162The Magdalene Sisters
2003 Re-release
$4,583,889295$84,5531.8%5Aug 1Nov 23Miramax
163Beyond Borders$4,430,1011,798$2,076,40246.9%1,798Oct 24Nov 27Paramount Pictures
164The Fog of War$4,198,566261$41,4491%3Dec 19May 20Sony Pictures Classics
165The Gospel of John$4,069,090113$98,3632.4%14Sep 26Apr 15THINKFilm
166The Real Cancun$3,825,4212,261$2,300,000-2,261Apr 25May 22New Line Cinema
167Better Luck Tomorrow$3,802,390387$360,7729.5%13Apr 11Jun 26Paramount Pictures
168The Secret Lives of Dentists$3,707,346181$121,7693.3%12Aug 1Jan 1-
169Step Into Liquid$3,681,80391$135,9853.7%5Aug 8Nov 13Artisan Entertainment
170Laurel Canyon$3,663,356121$149,0994.1%10Mar 7Jul 31Sony Pictures Classics
171The Good Thief$3,517,797222$131,5803.7%9Apr 2Jul 20-
172The Barbarian Invasions
2003 Re-release
$3,435,749139$79,6502.3%6Nov 21Jun 3Miramax
173Anything Else$3,212,3101,033$1,673,12552.1%1,033Sep 19Oct 16DreamWorks Distribution
174Mambo Italiano
2003 Re-release
$3,205,730183$734,570-178Sep 19Dec 18IDP Distribution
175Capturing the Friedmans$3,119,11378$65,1542.1%3May 30Oct 16Magnolia Pictures
176The Guru$3,095,50698$613,48519.8%62Jan 31May 8Universal Pictures
177Mambo Italiano$3,047,296100$406,65113.3%99Jun 6--
178Santa vs. the Snowman 3D
2003 Re-release
$3,045,03246$14,5680.5%6Oct 31Jan 22IMAX
179The Spanish Apartment
2003 Re-release
$2,830,361100$59,3152.1%11May 16--
180Monsieur Ibrahim$2,823,89092---Dec 3Aug 5Sony Pictures Classics
181My Architect$2,750,70739$37,929-2Nov 12Aug 5New Yorker Films
182Man on the Train$2,542,02085$41,1381.6%5May 9Nov 30Paramount Classics
183Pieces of April$2,528,664101$48,4221.9%6Oct 17Feb 29United Artists
184Journey$2,377,609----Jan 1--
185The Dancer Upstairs$2,377,348152$106,1424.5%13May 2Aug 21-
186The Company$2,283,91455$93,7764.1%11Dec 25May 13Sony Pictures Classics
187DysFunktional Family$2,255,000602$1,079,797-602Apr 4May 18Miramax
188Shattered Glass$2,220,008215$77,5403.5%8Oct 31Jan 29Lions Gate Films
189Raising Victor Vargas$2,078,66169$33,1661.6%2Mar 28Aug 13IDP Distribution
190Evil Words$2,014,07161$514,76225.6%61Oct 3-Odeon
191Red Nose$2,004,81490$217,00010.8%32Nov 28Jan 19Christal Films
192The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
2003 Re-release
$1,996,877126$727,645-126Dec 12Dec 16New Line Cinema
193Kal Ho Naa Ho$1,991,92252$758,21138.1%52Nov 26Feb 12Yash Raj Films
194Alien
2003 Director's Cut
$1,986,910347$1,023,66551.5%347Oct 29Dec 4Twentieth Century Fox
195The Legend of Johnny Lingo$1,690,76763$109,868-63Aug 29Jan 29Innovation Film Group (IFG)
196The Book of Mormon Movie, Volume 1: The Journey$1,680,02038$114,5736.8%29Sep 12May 13-
197Marci X$1,648,8181,200$872,95052.9%1,200Aug 22Sep 18Paramount Pictures
198Camp$1,629,862116$54,2943.3%3Jul 25Oct 16IFC Films
199Veronica Guerin$1,571,504472$611,27638.9%472Oct 17Dec 4Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
200Northfork$1,420,57871$61,4814.3%5Jul 11Dec 28Paramount Classics