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.
Gollum is a CGI character, but Peter Jackson wanted the character to be performer-oriented, so Andy Serkis, the voice of Gollum, played the character in a motion capture suit. Serkis also played scenes with Elijah Wood (Frodo) and Sean Astin (Sam) on-set to give the actors a focal point. On ... ...
Don't follow the lights.
During several close-ups of Gandalf, like the scene in Théoden's hall, you can clearly see he's wearing contact lenses.
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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