The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Country of Origin: New Zealand, United States
Production year: 2003
Director: Peter Jackson
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 794043-692925
Running time: 3:21 (201 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: May 25, 2004
Collection type: Owned (#24)
Status: Available
Purchase date: April 30, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 9 / 10
Review (video): 9 / 10
Overview
The final battle for Middle-earth begins. Frodo and Sam, led by Gollum, continue their dangerous mission toward the fires of Mount Doom in order to destroy the One Ring. Aragon struggles to fulfill his legacy as he leads his outnumbered followers against the growing power of the Dark Lord Sauron, so that the Ring-bearer may complete his quest. Winner of 11 Academy Awards®.
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Genres
Fantasy
Action
Adventure
Studios
Production Studios:
 • New Line Cinema
 • WingNut Films
Media Companies:
 • New Line Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital EX 5.1 (Matrixed 6.1)
English  Dolby Digital Surround
Subtitles
English
Spanish
Tags
Movie
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
2Bonus Materials
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Production Notes/Bios
 • DVD-ROM Content
 • Closed Captioned
Crew
Direction
Peter Jackson....Director
Writing
Fran Walsh....Screenwriter
Philippa Boyens....Screenwriter
Peter Jackson....Screenwriter
J.R.R. Tolkien....Original Material By
Production
Barrie M. Osborne....Producer
Peter Jackson....Producer
Fran Walsh....Producer
Mark Ordesky....Executive Producer
Bob Weinstein....Executive Producer
Harvey Weinstein....Executive Producer
Robert Shaye....Executive Producer
Michael Lynne....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Andrew Lesnie....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Jamie Selkirk....Film Editor
Annie Collins....Film Editor
Music
Howard Shore....Composer
David Donaldson....Song Writer
David Long....Song Writer
Stephen Roche....Song Writer
Janet Roddick....Song Writer
Billy Boyd....Song Writer
Viggo Mortensen....Song Writer
Howard Shore....Song Writer
Fran Walsh....Song Writer
Annie Lennox....Song Writer
Sound
Ethan Van der Ryn....Supervising Sound Editor
Michael Hopkins....Supervising Sound Editor
David Farmer....Sound Designer
Christopher Boyes....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Michael Semanick....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Michael Hedges....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Hammond Peek....Production Sound Mixer
Art
Grant Major....Production Designer
Ngila Dickson....Costume Designer
Richard Taylor....Costume Designer
Richard Taylor....Make-up Effects
Richard Taylor....Creature Design
Jim Rygiel....Visual Effects
Peter Owen....Make-up Artist
Peter King....Make-up Artist
Dan Hennah....Art Director
Joe Bleakley....Art Director
Phil Ivey....Art Director
Simon Bright....Art Director
Carolyn M. Fenton....Costume Designer
Jose L. Perez....Make-up Artist
Nancy Hennah....Make-up Artist
Rick Findlater....Make-up Artist
Kerryn Roberts....Make-up Artist
Lenore Stewart....Make-up Artist
Jeremy Woodhead....Make-up Artist
Janine Schneider....Make-up Artist
Vivienne MacGillicuddy....Make-up Artist
Catherine Maguire....Make-up Artist
Noreen Wilkie....Make-up Artist
Ivana Primorac....Make-up Artist
Emma Moncrieff....Make-up Artist
Angela Mooar....Make-up Artist
Allie Rutherford....Make-up Artist
Gail Wilson....Make-up Artist
Davina Lamont....Make-up Artist
Margaret Aston....Make-up Artist
Tera Treanor....Make-up Artist
Digital Visual Effects Designed and Created by Weta Digital
Joe Letteri....Visual Effects
Oktobor Films
Dean Lyon....Visual Effects
Sandbox Pictures
John P. Nugent....Visual Effects
Rhythm & Hues
Nicholas Titmarsh....Visual Effects
Rising Sun Pictures
Tim Crosbie....Visual Effects
Cast
Alan Howard....Voice of the Ring (voice)
Noel Appleby....Everard Proudfoot
Alexandra Astin....Elanor Gamgee
Sean Astin....Sam
David Aston....Gondorian Soldier 3
John Bach....Madril
Sean Bean....Boromir
Cate Blanchett....Galadriel
Orlando Bloom....Legolas
Billy Boyd....Pippin
Sadwyn Brophy....Eldarion
Alistair Browning....Damrod
Marton Csokas....Celeborn
Richard Edge....Gondorian Soldier 1
Jason Fitch....Uruk 2
Bernard Hill....Theoden
Ian Holm....Bilbo
Bruce Hopkins....Gamling
Ian Hughes....Irolas
Lawrence Makoare....Witchking/Gothmog
Ian McKellen....Gandalf
Bret McKenzie....Elf Escort
Sarah McLeod....Rosie Cotton
Maisie McLeod-Riera....Baby Gamgee
Dominic Monaghan....Merry
Viggo Mortensen....Aragorn
John Noble....Denethor
Paul Norell....King of the Dead
Bruce Phillips....Grimbold
Miranda Otto....Eowyn
Shane Rangi....Harad Leader 2
John Rhys-Davies....Gimli
Todd Rippon....Harad Leader 1
Thomas Robins....Deagol
Andy Serkis....Gollum/Smeagol
Harry Sinclair....Isildur
Peter Tait....Shagrat
Joel Tolbeck....Orc Lieutenant 1
Liv Tyler....Arwen
Karl Urban....Eomer
Stephen Ure....Gorbag
Hugo Weaving....Elrond
David Wenham....Faramir
Elijah Wood....Frodo
Additional Character Voices
Tom George.... (voice)
Anthony May.... (voice)
Andy Serkis.... (voice)
Craig Parker.... (voice)
Joel Tolbeck.... (voice)
Kevin Howarth.... (voice)
Mark Bowden.... (voice)
Con O'Neil.... (voice)
Brian Sergent.... (voice)
Featured Orcs
Sala Baker
Robert Pollock
Ross Duncan
Pete Smith
Jed Brophy
Lee Hartley
Featured Children
Billy Jackson
Katie Jackson
Peter Jackson....Mercenary on Boat (uncredited)