PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
Was the ninth movie to win the Academy Award for Best Picture without being nominated in a single acting category. As of 2018, ten movies have achieved this distinction. The others being Wings (1927), All Quiet on the Western Front (1930), Grand Hotel (1932), The Greatest Show on Earth (1952), Around the World in 80 Days (1956), Gigi (1958), The Last Emperor (1987), Braveheart (1995), and Slumdog Millionaire (2008).
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.
Mostly Legolas's eyes are blue (as are all elves') but in several shots his eyes are brown.
Peter Jackson's and Fran Walsh's children are listed in the credits as 'Cute Gondor children'. In the Fellowship of the Ring, they were 'Cute Hobbit children' and in The Two Towers, they were 'Cute Rohan children'.
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)