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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (1-Dec-2003)

Director: Peter Jackson

Writers: Philippa Boyens; Peter Jackson; Fran Walsh

From novel: The Return of the King by J. R. R. Tolkien

Keywords: Fantasy

Final entry in the Lord of the Rings trilogy follows Frodo and Sam's fateful final approach to Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring.

ABSTRACT
Second sequel to The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001). Frodo and Sam conclude their adventure towards Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring in this wrap-up to the box-office breaking trilogy of adaptations of J. R. R. Tolkien's epic, led by the shifty Gollum down a dangerous path. Rohan and Gondor engage in various locales with the aid of the Fellowship as Sauron gears up for his last great offensive, providing for a spectacular finale to a well-adored series of films. Won eleven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay, bringing the series' total Oscar haul up to seventeen.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Sean Astin
Actor
25-Feb-1971   The Goonies' Mikey and the hobbit Sam
Sean Bean
Actor
17-Apr-1959   Boromir in Lord of the Rings
Cate Blanchett
Actor
14-May-1969   Galadriel in LOTR
Orlando Bloom
Actor
13-Jan-1977   Lord of the Rings
Billy Boyd
Actor
28-Aug-1968   Pippin in The Lord of the Rings
Marton Csokas
Actor
30-Jun-1966   Borias on Xena, Warrior Princess
Brad Dourif
Actor
18-Mar-1950   Billy Bibbit in One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
Bernard Hill
Actor
17-Dec-1944   Boys from the Blackstuff
Ian Holm
Actor
12-Sep-1931   Time Bandits
Christopher Lee
Actor
27-May-1922   The Face of Fu Manchu
Ian McKellen
Actor
25-May-1939   Gandalf the Grey
Bret McKenzie
Musician
29-Jun-1976   Flight of the Conchords
Dominic Monaghan
Actor
8-Dec-1976   Charlie on Lost
Viggo Mortensen
Actor
20-Oct-1958   Aragorn in Lord of the Rings
John Noble
Actor
20-Aug-1948   Dr. Walter Bishop on Fringe
Miranda Otto
Actor
16-Dec-1967   Eowyn in The Lord of the Rings
John Rhys-Davies
Actor
5-May-1944   Gimli the dwarf in Lord of the Rings
Andy Serkis
Actor
20-Apr-1964   Gollum in LOTR trilogy
Bruce Spence
Actor
17-Sep-1945   Mouth of Sauron
Liv Tyler
Actor
1-Jul-1977   Daughter of Aerosmith frontman
Karl Urban
Actor
7-Jun-1972   Éomer in the Lord of the Rings
Hugo Weaving
Actor
4-Apr-1960   Agent Smith in The Matrix
David Wenham
Actor
21-Sep-1965   Faramir in Lord of the Rings
Elijah Wood
Actor
28-Jan-1981   Frodo Baggins in Lord of the Rings

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