The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

The eye of the enemy is moving.

  • Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action
  • Release Date: 2003-12-01
  • User Rating: 8.3/10 from 10195 ratings
  • Runtime: 3h 21min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: New Line Cinema
  • Production Country: New Zealand, United States of America
  • Director: Peter Jackson
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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.

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Trailer

  • Elijah Wood

    as Frodo Baggins
  • Ian McKellen

    as Gandalf the White
  • Viggo Mortensen

    as Aragorn
  • Sean Astin

    as Sam Gamgee
  • Liv Tyler

    as Arwen Evenstar
  • Orlando Bloom

    as Legolas
  • John Rhys-Davies

    as Gimli & Treebeard (Voice)
  • Dominic Monaghan

    as Meriadoc 'Merry' Brandybuck
  • Billy Boyd

    as Peregrin 'Pippin' Took
  • Andy Serkis

    as Gollum
  • Cate Blanchett

    as Galadriel
  • Christopher Lee

    as saruman
  • Hugo Weaving

    as Elrond
  • Ian Holm

    as Bilbo Baggins
  • Bernard Hill

    as Théoden, King of Rohan
  • Karl Urban

    as Éomer
  • Miranda Otto

    as Éowyn
  • David Wenham

    as Faramir
  • Sean Bean

    as Boromir
  • John Noble

    as Denethor
  • Marton Csokas

    as Celeborn
  • Lawrence Makoare

    as Gothmog & Witchking of Angmar
  • Paul Norell

    as King of the Dead
  • Thomas Robins

    as Deagol
  • Sarah McLeod

    as Rosie Cotton
  • David Aston

    as Gondorian Soldier 3
  • Sadwyn Brophy

    as Damrod
  • Alistair Browning

    as Damrod
  • Ian Hughes

    as Irolas
  • Jed Brophy

    as Featured Orc
  • Sala Baker

    as Featured Orc
Directing Peter Jackson Director
Production Peter Jackson Producer
Production Barrie M. Osborne Producer
Production Bob Weinstein Executive Producer
Production Harvey Weinstein Executive Producer
Production Mark Ordesky Executive Producer
Production Michael Lynne Executive Producer
Writing J.R.R. Tolkien Novel
Writing Peter Jackson Screenplay
Writing Fran Walsh Screenplay
Writing Philippa Boyens Screenplay
Camera Andrew Lesnie Director of Photography
Art Joe Bleakley Art Direction
Art Rob Outterside Art Direction
Art Mark Robins Art Direction
Art John Howe Conceptual Design
Art Dan Hennah Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Ngila Dickson Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Richard Taylor Costume Design
Sound Howard Shore Original Music Composer
Art Grant Major Production Design
Production Victoria Burrows Casting
Production John Hubbard Casting
Production Liz Mullane Casting
Editing Jamie Selkirk Editor
Production Amy Hubbard Casting
Production Ann Robinson Casting
Crew Sean Button Stunts
Visual Effects Guy Williams 3D Supervisor
Visual Effects Christian Rivers Visual Effects Designer
Crew Sala Baker Stunts