Sequel to the 2001 film The lord of the rings : The fellowship of the ring, the 2002 film The lord of the rings : the two towers.
Based on The lord of the rings, The return of the king by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
Features: animated features, select a scene, three in depth programs that reveal the secrets behind the production of this epic adventure: The quest fulfilled : a director's vision, A filmmaker's journey : making The return of the king, National Geographic special - The lord of the rings : The return of the king, six featurettes including, Aragorn's destiny, Minas Tirith : Capitol of Gondor, The battle of Pelennor Fields, Samwise the brave, Eowyn : white lady of Rohan, digital horse doubles, original theatrical trailers, TV spots, The lord of the rings trilogy supertrailer, The battle for Middle Earth continues - video game from EA, exclusive online content, web link.
Directed by Peter Jackson ; screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, and Peter Jackson ; producers, Barrie M. Osborne, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson.
Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, John Rhys-Davies, Bernard Hill, Christopher Lee, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom.
As the remains of the Fellowship prepare for battle, Frodo and Sam, with Gollem in tow, make their way to Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring.
MPAA rating: PG-13.
DVDs, Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
For private home use only.
In English with optional English or Spanish subtitles.
Academy Awards (2004): Best art direction-set decoration, Grant Major (art director), Dan Hennah (set decorator), Alan Lee (set decorator); Best costume design, Ngila Dickson, Richard Taylor; Best director, Peter Jackson; Best editing, Jamie Selkirk; Best makeup, Richard Taylor, Peter King; Best music, original score; Howard Shore; Best music, original song, Frances Walsh, Howard Shore, Annie Lennox For the song "Into the West"; Best picture, Barrie M. Osborne, Peter Jackson, Frances Walsh; Best sound, Christopher Boyes ... [et al.]; Best visual effects, Jim Rygiel, ... [et al.]; Best writing, screenplay based on material previously produced or published, Frances Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson.