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The lord of the rings. The return of the king

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Widescreen version.


Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, John Rhys-Davies, Bernard Hill, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Hugo Weaving, Miranda Otto, David Wenham, Karl Urban, John Noble, Andy Serkis, Ian Holm, Sean Bean.

Publication Information

New Line Home Entertainment,

Physical Description

2 videodiscs (200 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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. Aragorn 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.


DVD format ; Dolby digital EX 5.1 surround sound.

Videodisc release of the 2003 motion picture.

Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

Based on the book by J.R.R. Tolkien.

Rated PG-13 for intense epic battle sequences and frightening images.

In English with optional subtitles in Spanish.

Special features include: 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: "Aragorn's destiny", "Minas Tirith: capital of Gondor", "The battle of Pelennor Fields", "Samwise the Brave", "Eowyn: white lady of Rohan", "Digital horse doubles" ; a special look at The lord of the rings series of video games from Electronic Arts ; "The lord of the rings" trilogy supertrailer ; 3D animated menus ; DVD-ROM: weblinks to exclusive content (DVD-ROM system requirements on container insert).

Presented in a letterboxed widescreen format preserving the 2.35:1 aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition ; enhanced for widescreen TVs.

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