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The Lord of the Rings



RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioGross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 4 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey WB $303,003,568 4,100 $84,617,303 4,045 12/14/12
2 5 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug WB $258,366,855 3,928 $73,645,197 3,903 12/13/13
3 1 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King NL $377,027,325 3,703 $72,629,713 3,703 12/17/03
4 2 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers NL $339,789,881 3,622 $62,007,528 3,622 12/18/02
5 3 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring NL $313,364,114 3,381 $47,211,490 3,359 12/19/01
6 6 The Lord of the Rings (1978) UA $30,471,420 31 $626,649 31 11/15/78
TOTAL:$1,622,023,163----
AVERAGE:$270,337,1943,128$56,789,6473,111-

Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King NL $501,535,800 $377,027,325 12/17/03
2 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers NL $466,989,000 $339,789,881 12/18/02
3 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring NL $443,928,500 $313,364,114 12/19/01
4 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey WB $308,356,800 $303,003,568 12/14/12
5 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug WB $256,860,000 $258,366,855 12/13/13
6 The Lord of the Rings (1978) UA $106,129,100 $30,471,420 11/15/78
TOTAL:$2,083,799,100$1,622,023,163-
AVERAGE:$347,299,900$270,337,194-

Worldwide (Unadjusted)
RankTitle (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
1 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King NL $1,119.1 $377.0 33.7% $742.1 66.3% 2003
2 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey WB $1,017.0 $303.0 29.8% $714.0 70.2% 2012
3 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug WB $958.4 $258.4 27% $700.0 73% 2013
4 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers NL $923.3 $339.8 36.8% $583.5 63.2% 2002
5 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring NL $869.3 $313.4 36% $556.0 64% 2001
TOTAL:$4,887.1$1,591.632.6%$3,295.667.4%-
AVERAGE:$977.4$318.332.6%$659.167.4%-





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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies WB 12/17/14