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RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / 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 $377,845,905 3,703 $72,629,713 3,703 12/17/03
4 2 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers NL $342,551,365 3,622 $62,007,528 3,622 12/18/02
5 7 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies WB $142,752,000 3,875 $54,724,334 3,875 12/17/14
6 6 King Kong Uni. $218,080,025 3,627 $50,130,145 3,568 12/14/05
7 3 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring NL $315,544,750 3,381 $47,211,490 3,359 12/19/01
8 9 The Frighteners Uni. $16,759,216 1,675 $5,565,495 1,669 7/19/96
9 8 The Lovely Bones P/DW $44,114,232 2,638 $116,616 3 12/11/09
10 10 Heavenly Creatures Mira. $3,049,135 57 $31,592 2 11/16/94
11 11 Dead Alive Trim. $242,623 11 $23,765 3 2/12/93
12 12 Forgotten Silver FRun $26,459 1 $1,740 1 10/3/97
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Lifetime Gross Total (12): $2,022,336,133
Average: $168,528,011
Opening Gross Average (8): $56,316,401 (Wide Releases Only)


Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation
RankTitle (click to view)StudioAdjusted GrossUnadjusted GrossRelease
1 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King NL $500,514,300 $377,845,905 12/17/03
2 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers NL $468,729,300 $342,551,365 12/18/02
3 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring NL $444,970,100 $315,544,750 12/19/01
4 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey WB $307,221,700 $303,003,568 12/14/12
5 King Kong Uni. $274,217,300 $218,080,025 12/14/05
6 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug WB $255,902,500 $258,366,855 12/13/13
7 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies WB $143,458,700 $142,752,000 12/17/14
8 The Lovely Bones P/DW $45,072,100 $44,114,232 12/11/09
9 The Frighteners Uni. $30,788,400 $16,759,216 7/19/96
10 Heavenly Creatures Mira. $5,714,300 $3,049,135 11/16/94
11 Dead Alive Trim. $475,900 $242,623 2/12/93
12 Forgotten Silver FRun $46,800 $26,459 10/3/97
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.

Adjusted Total: $2,477,111,500
Average: $206,426,000


Worldwide (Unadjusted)
Title (click to view)StudioWorldwideDomestic / %Overseas / %Year
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King NL $1,119.1 $377.0 33.7% $742.1 66.3% 2003
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey WB $1,017.0 $303.0 29.8% $714.0 70.2% 2012
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug WB $958.4 $258.4 27% $700.0 73% 2013
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers NL $923.3 $339.8 36.8% $583.5 63.2% 2002
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring NL $869.3 $313.4 36% $556.0 64% 2001
King Kong Uni. $550.5 $218.1 39.6% $332.4 60.4% 2005
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies WB $470.2 $142.8 30.4% $327.4 69.6% 2014
The Lovely Bones P/DW $93.6 $44.1 47.1% $49.5 52.9% 2009
The Frighteners Uni. $29.4 $16.8 57.1% $12.6 42.9% 1996
Note: Titles in grey are cameo or bit parts and not counted in totals and averages.
Total: $6,030.8 million




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