LORDS OF THE TOP GROSSERS
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers has become the fifth highest-grossing film of all time, having amassed international box-office takings over $910 million. The second instalment in Peter Jackson’s Tolkien trilogy, it recently overtook its predecessor, The Fellowship of the Ring, which is now seventh on the all-time list with $861 million in box office takings. The final film in the trilogy, The Return of the King, will be released on December 17th.
The four films ahead of The Two Towers are Titanic ($1.8 billion), Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone ($976 million), Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace ($926 million) and Jurassic Park ($920 million).”