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The Lord of the Rings



RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioGross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 1 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King New Line $377,027,325 3,703 $72,629,713 3,703 12/17/03
2 2 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers New Line $339,789,881 3,622 $62,007,528 3,622 12/18/02
3 3 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring New Line $313,364,114 3,381 $47,211,490 3,359 12/19/01
4 7 The Lord of the Rings (1978) United Artists $30,471,420 31 $626,649 31 11/15/78
5 4 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Warner Bros. $303,003,568 4,100 $84,617,303 4,045 12/14/12
6 5 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Warner Bros. $258,366,855 3,928 $73,645,197 3,903 12/13/13
7 6 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Warner Bros. $254,425,998 3,875 $54,724,334 3,875 12/17/14
TOTAL:$1,876,449,161----
AVERAGE:$268,064,1663,234$56,494,6023,220-

Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King NL $510,766,500 $377,027,325 12/17/03
2 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers NL $475,583,900 $339,789,881 12/18/02
3 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring NL $452,098,900 $313,364,114 12/19/01
4 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey WB $314,032,100 $303,003,568 12/14/12
5 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug WB $261,575,300 $258,366,855 12/13/13
6 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies WB $254,426,000 $254,425,998 12/17/14
7 The Lord of the Rings (1978) UA $108,082,400 $30,471,420 11/15/78
TOTAL:$2,376,565,000$1,876,449,161-
AVERAGE:$339,509,300$268,064,166-

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 $960.4 $258.4 26.9% $702.0 73.1% 2013
4 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies WB $954.4 $254.4 26.7% $700.0 73.3% 2014
5 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers NL $923.3 $339.8 36.8% $583.5 63.2% 2002
6 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring NL $869.3 $313.4 36% $556.0 64% 2001
TOTAL:$5,843.5$1,846.031.6%$3,997.668.4%-
AVERAGE:$973.9$307.731.6%$666.368.4%-





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