Last in the series of 3 films of the Tolkien trilogy.
Title from opening frames and end credits.
"New Line Cinema presents"--At head of title.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
Based on the book by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Sequel to: Lord of the rings: the two towers, and Lord of the rings: the fellowship of the ring.
Special features: three in-depth documentaries: "The quest fulfilled: a director's vision", "A filmmaker's journey: making The return of the king", "National Geographic Special: beyond the magic"; six featurettes: "Aragon's destiny", "Minas Tirith: capital of Gondor", "The battle of Pelennor Fields", "Samwise the Brave", "Eowyn: white lady of Rohan", "Digital horse doubles", The battle for Middle-Earth continues--video game from EA; "The Lord of the Ring" trilogy supertrailer; 3D animated menus; DVD-ROM: weblinks to exclusive content.
Director of photography, Andrew Lesnie ; editor, Jamie Selkirk ; music, Howard Shore ; costume designers, Ngila Dickson, Richard Taylor ; production designer, Grant Major ; visual effects supervisor, Jim Rygiel.
Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, John Rhys-Davies, Bernard Hill, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Hugo Weaving, Miranda Otto, David Wenham, Karl Urban, John Noble.
Frodo makes his way through the darkness to Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring. Aragon learns of his destiny as the true King and the others prepare for a massive battle that will determine the fate of Middle-Earth.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense epic battle sequences and frightening images ; Supplemental material not rated.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 EX, Dolby Digital 2.0 surround, region 1.
System requirements for DVD-ROM: Microsoft Windows 98SE or higher, the (included) InterActual Player, Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher, Macromedia Flash 6.0, Internet connection, DVD-ROM drive, DVD player ; DVD-ROM features are not available on Apple Macintosh.
English dialogue, Spanish subtitles; Closed-captioned.