The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

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Overview

Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord's realm.

Movie Data

Facts

Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 3h 21m

Budget $94,000,000.00

Revenue $1,118,888,979.00

Homepage http://www.lordoftherings.net

Release Information

  • December 17, 2003
    PG-13, Theatrical

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Cast 28

  1. Elijah Wood

    Elijah Wood
    Frodo Baggins

  2. Ian McKellen

    Ian McKellen
    Gandalf the White

  3. Viggo Mortensen
  4. Liv Tyler

    Liv Tyler
    Arwen Evenstar

  5. Orlando Bloom

    Orlando Bloom
    Legolas

  6. John Rhys-Davies

    John Rhys-Davies
    Gimli & Treebeard (Voice)

  7. Sean Astin

    Sean Astin
    Sam Gamgee

  8. Billy Boyd

    Billy Boyd
    Peregrin 'Pippin' Took

  9. Dominic Monaghan

    Dominic Monaghan
    Meriadoc 'Merry' Brandybuck

  10. Andy Serkis

    Andy Serkis
    Gollum

  11. Hugo Weaving

    Hugo Weaving
    Elrond

  12. Ian Holm

    Ian Holm
    Bilbo Baggins

  13. Bernard Hill

    Bernard Hill
    Théoden, King of Rohan

  14. Miranda Otto

    Miranda Otto
    Éowyn

  15. David Wenham

    David Wenham
    Faramir

  16. Karl Urban

    Karl Urban
    Éomer

  17. John Noble

    John Noble
    Denethor

  18. Cate Blanchett

    Cate Blanchett
    Galadriel

  19. Lawrence Makoare

    Lawrence Makoare
    Gothmog & Witchking of Angmar

  20. Paul Norell

    Paul Norell
    King of the Dead

  21. Thomas Robins
  22. Sarah McLeod

    Sarah McLeod
    Rosie Cotton

  23. Sean Bean

    Sean Bean
    Boromir

  24. Marton Csokas

    Marton Csokas
    Celeborn

  25. Christopher Lee
  26. David Aston

    David Aston
    Gondorian Soldier 3

  27. SB
  28. Alistair Browning

Crew 29

Art

  1. JB

    Joe Bleakley
    Art Direction

  2. RO

    Rob Outterside
    Art Direction

  3. MR

    Mark Robins
    Art Direction

  4. JH

    John Howe
    Conceptual Design

  5. DH

    Dan Hennah
    Set Decoration

  6. GM

    Grant Major
    Production Design

Camera

  1. Andrew Lesnie

    Andrew Lesnie
    Director of Photography

Costume & Make-Up

  1. ND

    Ngila Dickson
    Costume Design

  2. RT

    Richard Taylor
    Costume Design

Crew

  1. SB

    Sean Button
    Stunts

Directing

  1. Peter Jackson

    Peter Jackson
    Director

Editing

  1. JS

Production

  1. Amy Hubbard

    Amy Hubbard
    Casting

  2. AR

    Ann Robinson
    Casting

  3. Peter Jackson

    Peter Jackson
    Producer

  4. BM
  5. Bob Weinstein

    Bob Weinstein
    Executive Producer

  6. Harvey Weinstein

    Harvey Weinstein
    Executive Producer

  7. MO

    Mark Ordesky
    Executive Producer

  8. ML

    Michael Lynne
    Executive Producer

  9. Victoria Burrows
  10. JH

    John Hubbard
    Casting

  11. LM

    Liz Mullane
    Casting

Sound

  1. Howard Shore

    Howard Shore
    Original Music Composer

Visual Effects

  1. GW

    Guy Williams
    3D Supervisor

Writing

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien
  2. Peter Jackson

    Peter Jackson
    Screenplay

  3. Fran Walsh

    Fran Walsh
    Screenplay

  4. Philippa Boyens

    Philippa Boyens
    Screenplay

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