PG-13 | | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.
The main door of Helm's Deep was built so heavy, and so well, that the real battering ram, that was built to knock down the gates, failed to do so until the door was weakened. Someone had built the door a little bit too well, and Peter Jackson can be heard on ... ...
Gandalf: Breathe the free air again, my friend.
Theoden: Dark have been my dreams of late.
Gandalf: Your fingers would remember their old strength better... if they grasped your sword.
When the orcs are carrying Merry and Pippin on their backs the wide shots show the orc carrying Pippin to be closer to the camera with the orc carrying Merry to his left. But in the close-ups they have swapped places with Pippin having to turn to his right to speak to Merry.
Just like the previous "Lord of the Rings" movie, there are no opening credits after the title has been shown.
English, Sindarin, Old English
$1,670,389 (Austria) (20 December 2002)
$342,551,365 (USA) (21 June 2011)
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