PG-13 | | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
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.
The scene on the Extended Edition DVD version of the "Corsairs of Umbar" being attacked by the Army of the Dead includes several cameos. Peter Jackson is the one hit by Legolas' arrow. (In the commentary, he states that he performed six or seven takes of the hit, without any padding.) Co-producer Rick Porras is seen with a "look of horror" as the ghostly hoard attacks at the end of the scene. Also in the scene are Weta supervisor Richard Taylor, prosthetics supervisor Gino Acevedo, and director of photography Andrew Lesnie.
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.
During the fight with Shelob, Sam is holding Frodo's sword which switches between Sam's right and left hand in between shots at least once.
The credits are accompanied by preproduction sketches that appear along the left and right sides of the screen. The final sketch, in the center of the screen, is The One Ring.
In some prints, the subtitles during Aragorn and Elrond's conversation (I give hope to men, I have kept none for myself) are missing.
English, Quenya, Old English, Sindarin
$1,764,458 (Austria) (19 December 2003)
$377,845,905 (USA) (28 June 2011)
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