2nd in the series of 3 Lord of the Rings films.
Title from opening frames and end credits.
Based on the book by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Sequel to: Lord of the rings: fellowship of the ring.
Prequel to: Lord of the rings: the return of the king.
Special features: On the set - "The lord of the rings: the two towers"; "Return to Middle-earth"; eight featurettes including "Forces of darkness," "sounds of Middle-earth," "Edoras & Rohan culture," "Creatures," "Gandalf the White," "Arms & Armor," "Helm's Deep," and "Gollum: Andy Serkis, Bay Raitt"; Emiliana Torrini "Gollum Song" music video; exclusive 10-minute behind-the-scenes preview of "The lord of the rings: the return of the king"; short film by Sean Astin, "The long and short of it"; preview of Electronic Arts' video game, "The lord of the rings: the return of the king"; an inside look at the Special Extended DVD Edition of "The lord of the rings: the two towers"; original theatrical trailers and TV spots; DVD-ROM features, exclusive online content.
Director of photography, Andrew Lesnie ; editor, Michael Horton ; music, Howard Shore ; costume designers, Ngila Dickson ... [et al.] ; production designer, Grant Major ; visual effects supervisor, Jim Rygiel.
Elijah Wood, Ian Mckellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, John Rhys-Davies, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Andy Serkis.
Join Frodo, Gandalf, Aragorn, and brave members of the Fellowship as they continue their quest to destroy the Ring of Power. As darkness descends on Middle-earth, a strange creature named Gollum leads the heroes to the Black Gates of Mordor. The rest of Middle-earth prepares for a battle that will decide the fate of all.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for epic battle sequences and some scary images ; Supplemental material not rated.
DVD in letterbox presentation enhanced for widescreen televisions, Dolby digital, Dolby surround, Region 1 encoding.
System requirements for DVD-ROM: Microsoft Windows 98SE or higher, the (included) InterActual Player, Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher, Macromedia Flash 6.0, an Internet connection, DVD-ROM drive, a software or hardware DVD player ; DVD-ROM features are not available on Apple Macintosh.
In English with subtitles in Spanish ; Closed-captioned.