The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

2003 film directed by Peter Jackson

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is a 2003 fantasy epic movie directed by Peter Jackson, serving as the end to the Lord of the Rings trilogy. It notably won all 11 Academy Awards it got nominated for, including Best Picture.

The Lord of the Rings:
The Return of the King
Directed byPeter Jackson
Produced by
Screenplay by
Based onThe Return of the King
by J. R. R. Tolkien
Starring
Music byHoward Shore
CinematographyAndrew Lesnie
Edited byJamie Selkirk
Production
companies
Distributed byNew Line Cinema[1]
Release date
  • 1 December 2003 (2003-12-01) (Embassy Theatre)
  • 17 December 2003 (2003-12-17) (United States)
  • 18 December 2003 (2003-12-18) (New Zealand)
Running time
201 minutes[2]
252 minutes (extended)[3]
Country
  • New Zealand[1]
  • United States[1]
LanguageEnglish
Budget$94 million
Box office$1.142 billion

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King". AFI Catalog of Feature Films. Archived from the original on 12 May 2019. Retrieved 28 December 2018.
  2. "THE LORD OF THE RINGS - THE RETURN OF THE KING". British Board of Film Classification. Archived from the original on 22 March 2018. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
  3. "THE LORD OF THE RINGS - THE RETURN OF THE KING [Extended version]". British Board of Film Classification. Archived from the original on 21 March 2018. Retrieved 2 May 2019.