The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

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Director

Peter Jackson

Cast

Elijah Wood as Frodo Baggins

Ian McKellen as Gandalf

Viggo Mortensen as Aragorn

Sean Astin as Samwise Gamgee

Andy Serkis as Sméagol / Gollum

Billy Boyd as Peregrin Took

Dominic Monaghan as Meriadoc Brandybuck

John Rhys-Davies as Gimli / Treebeard

Orlando Bloom as Legolas

Bernard Hill as Théoden

Miranda Otto as Éowyn

David Wenham as Faramir

Karl Urban as Éomer

Hugo Weaving as Elrond

Liv Tyler as Arwen

Cate Blanchett as Galadriel

John Noble as Denethor

Ian Holm as Bilbo Baggins

Lawrence Makoare as the Witch-king of Angmar

Thomas Robins as Déagol

Writers

Peter Jackson (screenplay)

Philippa Boyens (screenplay)

Fran Walsh (screenplay)

J.R.R. Tolkien (novel)


Summary

The final confrontation between good and evil fighting for control of the future of Middle-earth. Hobbits Frodo and Sam reach Mordor in their quest to destroy the `one ring', while Aragorn leads the forces of good against Sauron's evil army at Minas Tirith.
The final confrontation between good and evil fighting for control of the future of Middle-earth. Hobbits Frodo and Sam reach Mordor in their quest to destroy the `one ring', while Aragorn leads the forces of good against Sauron's evil army at Minas Tirith.

Genre

Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Released

December 17, 2003

Runtime

3hrs 21min

MPAA

PG-13, for intense epic battle sequences and frightening images

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