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Box Office Performance for Adventure Movies in 2003

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RankMovieRelease
Date
Theatrical
Distributor
MPAA
Rating
2003 GrossTickets Sold
1 Finding Nemo 5/30/2003 Walt Disney G $339,714,367 56,337,374
2 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl 7/9/2003 Walt Disney PG-13 $305,411,224 50,648,627
3 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 12/17/2003 New Line PG-13 $290,425,213 48,163,385
4 Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over 7/25/2003 Miramax/Dimension PG $111,678,621 18,520,500
5 The Italian Job 5/30/2003 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $106,126,012 17,599,670
6 Brother Bear 10/24/2003 Walt Disney G $83,297,298 13,813,813
7 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World 11/14/2003 20th Century Fox PG-13 $83,006,144 13,765,529
8 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 12/12/2003 New Line PG-13 $79,483,544 13,181,350
9 The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen 7/11/2003 20th Century Fox PG-13 $66,465,204 11,022,421
10 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life 7/25/2003 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $65,653,758 10,887,853
11 Shanghai Knights 2/7/2003 Walt Disney PG-13 $60,470,220 10,028,228
12 The Jungle Book 2 2/14/2003 Walt Disney G $47,901,582 7,943,877
13 Rugrats Go Wild 6/13/2003 Paramount Pictures PG $39,402,572 6,534,423
14 Peter Pan 12/25/2003 Universal PG $34,179,235 5,668,198
15 Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas 7/2/2003 Dreamworks SKG PG $26,483,452 4,391,948
16 Timeline 11/26/2003 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $19,113,238 3,169,691
17 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 11/15/2002 Warner Bros. PG $9,889,935 1,640,121
18 The Lion King (IMAX) 12/25/2002 IMAX Films G $9,696,253 1,608,002
19 The Wild Thornberrys Movie 12/20/2002 Paramount Pictures PG $8,356,046 1,385,745
20 Grind 8/15/2003 Warner Bros. PG-13 $5,111,630 847,699
21 Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi 9/20/2002 Walt Disney PG $4,587,566 760,790
22 T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous 10/23/1998 IMAX Films Not Rated $4,180,339 693,256
23 Star Trek: Nemesis 12/13/2002 Paramount Pictures PG-13 $3,428,702 568,607
24 Haunted Castle 3/2/2001 nWave Pictures PG $2,400,483 398,090
25 Young Black Stallion 12/25/2003 Walt Disney G $2,349,976 389,714
26 Treasure Planet 11/27/2002 Walt Disney PG $2,299,682 381,373
27 Cowboy Bebop 4/4/2003 Sony Pictures R $999,435 165,743
28 The Legend of Johnny Lingo 8/29/2003 Innovation Film Group G $974,693 161,640
29 Santa vs. The Snowman 11/6/2002 IMAX Films Not Rated $931,021 154,398
30 Pokemon Heroes 5/16/2003 Miramax G $744,928 123,536
31 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 12/5/2003 New Line PG-13 $473,463 78,517
32 Pinocchio 12/25/2002 Miramax G $317,289 52,618
33 Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams 8/7/2002 Miramax/Dimension PG $275,928 45,759
34 Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie 10/4/2002 Artisan G $163,153 27,056
35 Alien Adventure 4/14/2000 nWave Pictures Not Rated $82,855 13,740
Total Gross of All Movies$1,816,075,061
Total Tickets Sold301,173,291

Note: This chart ranks movies by the amount they earned during 2003. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 2003. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 2010 will most likely earn money in 2010 and 2011. Click on the individual movie to see its total gross over all the years in which it played.

Each box office year ends on the first Sunday of the following year. The next year starts the following day (Monday). For example, the "2004 box office year" ended on Sunday, January 2, 2005.

Inflation-adjusted figures are based ticket sale estimates, and may not be precise due to rounding errors.