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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King


The Numbers Rating: 8.26 (873 votes) Rate it - Rating Details
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 94% - Fresh
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $377,845,905
International Box Office$763,562,762
Worldwide Box Office$1,141,408,667
For full financial breakdown, please contact our research team.
Production Budget:$94,000,000
Theatrical Release: December 17th, 2003 (Wide) by New Line
June 28th, 2011 (Special Engagement) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: December 14th, 2004 by New Line Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense epic battle sequences and frightening images
Franchise: Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings
Keywords: Visual Effects, Lord of the Rings
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Animation/Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Prints and Advertising Budget $75,000,000
DVD Marketing Costs$16,400,000 (THR, 8/9/2005)
Running Time:201 minutes
Alternative TitleLord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The

Cast

Elijah Wood    Frodo Baggins
Ian McKellen    Gandalf
Liv Tyler    Arwen
Viggo Mortensen    Aragorn
Sean Astin    Sam
Cate Blanchett    Galadriel
John Rhys-Davies    Gimli
Bernard Hill    Theoden
Billy Boyd    Pippin
Dominic Monaghan    Meriadoc 'Merry' Brandybuck
Orlando Bloom    Legolas
Hugo Weaving    Elrond
Miranda Otto    Eowyn
David Wenham    Faramir
Karl Urban    Eomer
Andy Serkis    Gollum/Smeagol
John Noble    Denethor
Ian Holm    Bilbo
Sean Bean    Boromir
Lawrence Makoare    Witch King / Gothmog
Paul Norell    King of the Dead
Marton Csokas    Celeborn
John Bach    Madril
Sala Baker    Sauron
Peter Jackson    Mercenary On Boat

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Peter Jackson
Executive Producer    Robert Shaye
Executive Producer    Michael Lynne
Executive Producer    Mark Ordesky
Executive Producer    Bob Weinstein
Executive Producer    Harvey Weinstein
Producer    Barrie M. Osborne
Producer    Fran Walsh
Producer    Peter Jackson
Screenwriter    Fran Walsh
Screenwriter    Philippa Boyens
Screenwriter    Peter Jackson
Story Creator    J.R.R. Tolkien
Cinematographer    Andrew Lesnie
Production Designer    Grant Major
Editor    Jamie Selkirk
Composer    Howard Shore
Re-recording Mixer    Christopher Boyes

Weekend Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/12/19 1 $72,629,713   3,703 $19,614   $124,100,534 5
2003/12/26 1 $50,598,104 -30% 3,703 $13,664   $222,268,708 12
2004/01/02 1 $28,180,378 -44% 3,703 $7,610   $290,410,961 19
2004/01/09 1 $14,209,098 -50% 3,532 $4,023   $312,320,936 26
2004/01/16 3 $10,219,470 -28% 3,003 $3,403   $326,812,102 33
2004/01/23 5 $6,785,756 -34% 2,558 $2,653   $337,817,998 40
2004/01/30 4 $5,310,803 -22% 2,256 $2,354   $345,331,815 47
2004/02/06 7 $4,293,671 -19% 1,878 $2,286   $351,133,343 54
2004/02/13 8 $4,187,000 -2% 1,663 $2,518   $356,464,575 61
2004/02/20 10 $2,850,455 -32% 1,407 $2,026   $361,118,934 68
2004/02/27 11 $2,174,665 -24% 1,112 $1,956   $364,115,612 75
2004/03/05 7 $3,037,822 +40% 1,903 $1,596   $368,210,170 82
2004/03/12 9 $2,021,501 -33% 1,307 $1,547   $371,147,794 89
2004/03/19 11 $1,350,748 -33% 1,021 $1,323   $373,359,557 96
2004/03/26 15 $705,817 -48% 661 $1,068   $374,556,572 103
2004/04/02 19 $373,903 -47% 348 $1,074   $375,204,550 110
2004/04/09 21 $289,233 -23% 338 $856   $375,667,233 117
2004/04/16 27 $227,321 -21% 295 $771   $376,058,551 124
2004/04/23 27 $194,730 -14% 268 $727   $376,337,432 131
2004/04/30 35 $154,631 -21% 221 $700   $376,556,583 138
2004/05/07 35 $103,709 -33% 190 $546   $376,716,328 145
2004/05/14 40 $92,571 -11% 153 $605   $376,853,002 152
2004/05/21 43 $72,176 -22% 135 $535   $376,958,965 159
2004/05/28 73 $25,304 -65% 61 $415   $377,013,073 166

Daily Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2003/12/17 1 $34,450,834   3,703 $9,303   $34,450,834 1
2003/12/18 1 $17,019,987 -51% 3,703 $4,596   $51,470,821 2
2003/12/19 1 $21,811,549 +28% 3,703 $5,890   $73,282,370 3
2003/12/20 1 $27,492,053 +26% 3,703 $7,424   $100,774,423 4
2003/12/21 1 $23,326,111 -15% 3,703 $6,299   $124,100,534 5
2003/12/22 1 $13,563,208 -42% 3,703 $3,663   $137,663,742 6
2003/12/23 1 $12,476,242 -8% 3,703 $3,369   $150,139,984 7
2003/12/24 1 $7,544,400 -40% 3,703 $2,037   $157,684,384 8
2003/12/25 1 $13,986,220 +85% 3,703 $3,777   $171,670,604 9
2003/12/26 1 $19,152,196 +37% 3,703 $5,172   $190,822,800 10
2003/12/27 1 $17,249,267 -10% 3,703 $4,658   $208,072,067 11
2003/12/28 1 $14,196,641 -18% 3,703 $3,834   $222,268,708 12
2003/12/29 1 $10,490,000 -26% 3,703 $2,833   $232,759,000 13
2003/12/30 1 $9,615,000 -8% 3,703 $2,597   $241,937,000 14
2003/12/31 1 $7,500,000 -22% 3,703 $2,025   $249,400,000 15
2004/01/01 1 $11,950,000 +59% 3,703 $3,227   $261,350,000 16
2004/01/02 1 $10,602,130 -11% 3,703 $2,863   $272,832,713 17
2004/01/03 1 $10,563,221 n/c 3,703 $2,853   $283,395,934 18
2004/01/04 1 $7,015,027 -34% 3,703 $1,894   $290,410,961 19
2004/01/05 1 $2,382,000 -66% 3,703 $643   $292,793,000 20
2004/01/06 1 $2,180,000 -8% 3,703 $589   $294,972,000 21
2004/01/07 1 $1,921,000 -12% 3,703 $519   $296,894,000 22
2004/01/08 1 $1,652,000 -14% 3,703 $446   $298,112,000 23
2004/01/09 2 $3,600,000 +118% 3,532 $1,019   $301,700,000 24
2004/01/10 1 $6,439,410 +79% 3,532 $1,823   $308,228,208 25
2004/01/11 1 $4,092,728 -36% 3,532 $1,159   $312,320,936 26
2004/01/12 1 $1,177,000 -71% 3,532 $333   $313,497,000 27
2004/01/13 1 $1,218,000 +3% 3,532 $345   $314,716,000 28
2004/01/14 1 $1,057,000 -13% 3,532 $299   $315,773,000 29
2004/01/15 1 $1,036,000 -2% 3,532 $293   $316,593,000 30
2004/01/16 4 $2,376,259 +129% 3,003 $791   $318,968,891 31
2004/01/17 2 $4,614,194 +94% 3,003 $1,537   $323,583,085 32
2004/01/18 2 $3,229,017 -30% 3,003 $1,075   $326,812,102 33
2004/01/19 3 $2,228,291 -31% 3,003 $742   $329,040,393 34
2004/01/20 2 $762,000 -66% 3,003 $254   $329,802,000 35
2004/01/21 2 $599,000 -21% 3,003 $199   $330,401,000 36
2004/01/22 3 $642,000 +7% 3,003 $214   $331,032,000 37
2004/01/23 6 $1,500,000 +134% 2,558 $586   $332,500,000 38
2004/01/24 6 $3,158,167 +111% 2,558 $1,235   $335,700,055 39
2004/01/25 3 $2,117,943 -33% 2,558 $828   $337,817,998 40
2004/01/26 3 $536,000 -75% 2,558 $210   $338,354,000 41
2004/01/27 3 $556,000 +4% 2,558 $217   $338,910,000 42
2004/01/28 3 $590,000 +6% 2,558 $231   $339,500,000 43
2004/01/29 3 $552,000 -6% 2,558 $216   $340,021,000 44
2004/01/30 7 $1,400,000 +154% 2,256 $621   $341,400,000 45
2004/01/31 4 $2,739,574 +96% 2,256 $1,214   $344,131,995 46
2004/02/01 4 $1,199,820 -56% 2,256 $532   $345,331,815 47
2004/02/02 4 $403,000 -66% 2,256 $179   $345,735,000 48
2004/02/03 4 $416,000 +3% 2,256 $184   $346,151,000 49
2004/02/04 4 $381,000 -8% 2,256 $169   $346,532,000 50
2004/02/05 4 $352,000 -8% 2,256 $156   $346,840,000 51
2004/02/06 9 $900,000 +156% 1,878 $479   $347,700,000 52
2004/02/07 7 $2,014,866 +124% 1,878 $1,073   $349,762,348 53
2004/02/08 7 $1,370,995 -32% 1,878 $730   $351,133,343 54
2004/02/09 7 $308,000 -78% 1,878 $164   $351,441,343 55
2004/02/10 6 $286,000 -7% 1,878 $152   $351,727,000 56
2004/02/11 6 $267,000 -7% 1,878 $142   $351,994,000 57
2004/02/12 5 $303,000 +13% 1,878 $161   $352,278,000 58
2004/02/13 8 $800,000 +164% 1,663 $481   $353,100,000 59
2004/02/14 7 $1,957,907 +145% 1,663 $1,177   $355,035,095 60
2004/02/15 7 $1,429,675 -27% 1,663 $860   $356,464,770 61
2004/02/16 6 $903,281 -37% 1,663 $543   $357,367,856 62
2004/02/17 7 $335,000 -63% 1,663 $201   $357,702,000 63
2004/02/18 7 $298,000 -11% 1,663 $179   $358,001,000 64
2004/02/19 6 $293,000 -2% 1,663 $176   $358,268,000 65
2004/02/20 12 $600,000 +105% 1,407 $426   $358,900,000 66
2004/02/21 10 $1,299,866 +117% 1,407 $924   $360,222,047 67
2004/02/22 7 $896,887 -31% 1,407 $637   $361,118,934 68
2004/02/23 11 $207,000 -77% 1,407 $147   $361,326,000 69
2004/02/24 10 $215,000 +4% 1,407 $153   $361,541,000 70
2004/02/25 11 $188,000 -13% 1,407 $134   $361,742,000 71
2004/02/26 11 $198,000 +5% 1,407 $141   $361,941,000 72
2004/02/27 11 $500,000 +153% 1,112 $450   $362,400,000 73
2004/02/28 11 $1,000,000 +100% 1,112 $899   $363,400,000 74
2004/02/29 11 $700,000 -30% 1,112 $629   $364,115,612 75
2004/03/01 7 $276,000 -61% 1,112 $248   $364,392,000 76
2004/03/02 7 $278,000 +1% 1,112 $250   $364,670,000 77
2004/03/03 7 $242,000 -13% 1,112 $218   $364,913,000 78
2004/03/04 7 $252,000 +4% 1,112 $227   $365,172,348 79
2004/03/05 8 $800,000 +217% 1,903 $420   $366,000,000 80
2004/03/06 7 $1,433,740 +79% 1,903 $753   $367,326,659 81
2004/03/07 7 $883,511 -38% 1,903 $464   $368,210,170 82
2004/03/08 6 $222,000 -75% 1,903 $117   $368,432,000 83
2004/03/09 7 $229,000 +3% 1,903 $120   $368,661,000 84
2004/03/10 7 $211,000 -8% 1,903 $111   $368,873,000 85
2004/03/11 6 $236,000 +12% 1,903 $124   $369,126,000 86
2004/03/12 10 $500,000 +112% 1,307 $383   $369,600,000 87
2004/03/13 9 $908,040 +82% 1,307 $695   $370,521,028 88
2004/03/14 9 $626,766 -31% 1,307 $480   $371,147,794 89
2004/03/15 9 $211,000 -66% 1,307 $161   $371,359,000 90
2004/03/16 9 $231,000 +9% 1,307 $177   $371,590,000 91
2004/03/17 9 $199,000 -14% 1,307 $152   $371,790,000 92
2004/03/18 9 $224,000 +13% 1,307 $171   $372,009,000 93
2004/03/19 11 $400,000 +79% 1,021 $392   $372,400,000 94
2004/03/20 12 $598,062 +50% 1,021 $586   $372,968,676 95
2004/03/21 11 $390,881 -35% 1,021 $383   $373,359,557 96
2004/03/22 10 $122,000 -69% 1,021 $119   $373,481,000 97
2004/03/23 10 $122,000 n/c 1,021 $119   $373,603,000 98
2004/03/24 10 $118,000 -3% 1,021 $116   $373,721,000 99
2004/03/25 10 $131,000 +11% 1,021 $128   $373,851,000 100
2011/06/28 8 $818,580   521 $1,571   $377,845,905 2,751

Worldwide Weekly Chart Record

DateRank Gross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal Gross
2004-03-11 0 $0       $1,048,549,037
2004-03-18 3 $23,459,772       $1,072,008,809
2004-03-25 10 $10,731,128 -54.26%     $1,082,739,937
2004-04-01 0 $10,062,302 -6.23%     $1,092,802,239
2004-04-08 0 $8,274,693 -17.77%     $1,101,076,932
2004-04-15 0 $4,905,594 -40.72%     $1,105,982,526
2004-04-22 0 $3,460,176 -29.46%     $1,109,442,702
2004-04-29 0 $2,584,178 -25.32%     $1,112,026,880
2004-05-06 0 $1,927,908 -25.40%     $1,113,954,788
2004-05-13 0 $2,308,800 +19.76%     $1,116,263,588
2004-05-20 0 $734,879 -68.17%     $1,116,998,467
2004-05-27 30 $564,756 -23.15%     $1,117,563,223
2004-06-03 38 $239,945 -57.51%     $1,117,803,168