The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

PG-13  |   |  Adventure, Drama, Fantasy


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Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.


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Trivia

Andy Serkis' last day of filming was only a few weeks before the theatrical release. On the carpet of the floor of Peter Jackson's house, they filmed the facial reaction of Gollum, when he realizes Frodo intends to destroy the ring. The resulting video was e-mailed to Weta... ...


Quotes

Deagol: Smeagol, I've got one! I've got a fish, Smeag. Smeagol!
Smeagol: Pull it in. Go on. Go on. Go on. Pull it in.


Goofs

In Shelob's Lair, when Samwise pulls the web from "dead" Frodo's face, Frodo blinks. However, Frodo is paralyzed with his eyes open.


Crazy Credits

Christopher Lee, who played Saruman in the film was not originally credited at the end of the film as all the other main characters were because he did not appear in the theatrical version. For the Extended DVD however, he does appear in the film and justly gets his drawn character and name credit with the other actors.

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Genres

Adventure | Drama | Fantasy

Details

Release Date:

17 December 2003

Language

English, Quenya, Old English, Sindarin


Country of Origin

USA, New Zealand

Box Office

Budget:

$94,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,764,458 (Austria) (19 December 2003)

Gross:

$377,845,905 (USA) (28 June 2011)

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