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The Lord of the Rings (1978)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $27,000,000Details
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: November 15th, 1978 (Limited) by United Artists
Video Release: September 11th, 2001 by Warner Home Video, released as The Lord of the Rings (1978 Animated Film)
MPAA Rating: PG
Comparisons: vs. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
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Keywords: Lord of the Rings
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Rotoscoping
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,778 $626,649 Nov 17, 1978 5

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Saul Zaentz

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1978/11/17 1 $626,649   31 $20,214   $921,769 5

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1978/11/15 1 $159,963   30 $5,332   $159,963 1

Weekly Box Office Performance

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
4/11/20102526,793 26,793$441,817$441,817448

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
4/11/20101113,619 13,619$285,860$285,860448