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.
Peter Jackson and Barrie M. Osborne actively campaigned for Andy Serkis to receive an Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his portrayal of Gollum. Academy regulations, however, forbid an actor to be nominated, when he is not physically to be seen on-screen, despite ... ...
We be nice to them, if they be nice to us.
In the storeroom where Sam is suggesting that Frodo use the Ring to escape, Frodo is initially sitting in front of a barrel. When Faramir arrives, Frodo and Sam are sitting on a cloak and there are no barrels in sight.
One section of credits is for the "Hammerhands" (presumably for carpenters). This is a reference to the name of the "historical" founder of Helm's Deep, Helm Hammerhand. Also, apprentice builders are known as "hammerhands" in New Zealand.
English, Sindarin, Old English
$1,670,389 (Austria) (20 December 2002)
$342,551,365 (USA) (21 June 2011)
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