Lord of the Rings
Return of the king
Title from opening frames and end credits
"New Line Cinema presents" --At head of title
Originally released as a motion picture in 2003
Based on the book by J.R.R. Tolkien
Sequel to: Lord of the rings: the two towers and Lord of the rings: the fellowship of the ring
Special features: three in-depth documentaries: "The quest fulfilled: a director's vision", "A filmmaker's journey: making The return of the king", "National Geographic Special: beyond the magic"; six featurettes: "Aragon's destiny's", "Minas Tirith: capital of Gondor", "The battle of Pelennor Fields", "Samwise the Brave", "Eowyn: white lady of Rohan", "Digital horse doubles", The battle for Middle-Earth continues - video game from EA; "The Lord of the Ring" trilogy supertrailer; 3D animated menus; DVD-ROM: weblinks to exclusive content
disc 2. Special features
System requirements for DVD-ROM: Microsoft Windows 98SE or higher, the (included) InterActual Player, Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher, Macromedia Flash 6.0, Internet connection, DVD-ROM drive, DVD player ; DVD-ROM features are not available on Apple Macintosh
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Middle Earth (Imaginary place)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Lord of the rings, the two towers (Motion picture)
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SummaryAdd a Summary
As Frodo and Samwise continue their journey to Mordor to defeat the One Ring, Aragorn struggles to follow his destiny- to be the true King of Middle-Earth. In between that, he and Legolas the Elf, and Gimli the Dwarf fight dangerous battles of Middle -Earth to try to let the race of Men stand strong. Will Frodo destroy the Ring? Will Aragorn be crowned the King of Gondor? Find out in this epic film.
NoticesAdd a Notice
Frightening or Intense Scenes: aaaargh human heads being catapulted into Minas Tirith... gross
Frightening or Intense Scenes: what erry29 said. and there is one kiss at the very end. don't let that be a deterrent from you watching the movie. greatly recommended!
Violence: several battle scenes, and the battleground littered with bodies.
Frightening or Intense Scenes: gollum, shelob, and frodo getting his finger bitten off... BLECH!
Sexual Content: kissing at the end. aagh!!
Violence: orcs get their heads chopped off, and other gross stuff.
Violence: Sword fighting and arrows are shot. Battles between men and creatures.
QuotesAdd a Quote
Gollum: Wake up sleepies!!
Aragorn: Hold your ground, hold your ground! Sons of Gondor, of Rohan, my brothers! I see in your eyes the same fear that would take the heart of me. A day may come when the courage of men fails, when we forsake our friends and break all bonds of fellowship, but it is not this day. An hour of wolves and shattered shields, when the age of men comes crashing down! But it is not this day! This day we fight! By all that you hold dear on this good Earth, I bid you *stand, Men of the West!*
Frodo: It's over. It's done.
Sam (killing an orc): That's for Mr. Frodo! (He kills another one.) That's for the Shire! (He kills a third)...and that's for my old Gaffer!
Frodo (speaking to Gollum): I have to destroy the ring...I have to destroy the ring for both our sakes.
"The Way is shut. It was made by those who are dead, and the dead keep it. The Way is shut."
I know this isn't in this movie, it is in the Two Towers (also an awesome movie) but I love it!
Gimli: Legolas, I have 2 already!
Gimli: I will not be beaten by an elf!
Theoden; Little Hobbits do not belong in war.
Merry; All my friends have gone to battle. I would be ashamed to be left behind.
Theoden; It is a three days ride to Minas Tirith and none of my riders can bear you as a burden.
Merry; I want to fight!
Theoden; I will say no more.
Eowyn; Ride with me.
Merry; My lady!
Aragorn; You ride with us?
Eowyn; Just to the encampment. It's tradition for the women of the court to farewell the men. The men have found their leader. They will follow you anywhere, even to death. You have given us hope.
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