2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter E), the 2003rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 3rd year of the 3rd millennium, the 3rd year of the 21st century, and the 4th year of the 2000s decade.
Real World Events
- Director Ridley Scott is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.
- The short film Batman: Dead End is released online.
- The video game Aliens versus Predator: Extinction is released.
- The Director's Cut of Alien is released into theaters in the United States, celebrating the film's 25th anniversary.
- The video game Aliens: Unleashed is released.
- The Alien Quadrilogy DVD box set is released.