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Based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien.
The fellowship of the ring originally released as a motion picture in 2001; The two towers originally released as a motion picture in 2002; The return of the king originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
The fellowship of the ring and The two towers: Dual layer discs.
Executive producers, Mark Ordesky, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein, Robert Shaye, Michael Lynne; director of photography, Andrew Lesnie; editors, John Gilbert, Michael Horton with Jabez Olssen, Jamie Selkirk; music, Howard Shore; production designer, Grant Major; costume designers, Ngila Dickson, Richard Taylor; visual effects supervisor, Jim Rygiel.
Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, John Rhys-Davies, Bernard Hill, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Hugo Weaving, Miranda Otto, David Wenham, Karl Urban, Sean Bean, Christopher Lee, Cate Blanchett, Andy Serkis.
Follows the journey of Frodo Baggins and his companions as they travel through Middle Earth towards Mount Doom in the quest to finally destroy the one ring.
Rated M 15+: recommended for mature audiences 15 years and over. Supernatural themes; medium level violence.
DVD; dual-layer format; widescreen (2.35.1); Dolby Digital 5.1 EX surround; Dolby 2.0 surround; DTS 5.1 ES 6.1.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired ; Subtitles in English and Spanish (except The Fellowship of the ring).
Academy Awards, 2001: Best Cinematography (Andrew Lesnie); Best Music, Original Score (Howard Shore); Best Effects, Visual Effects (Jim Rygiel); Best Makeup (Peter Owen, Richard Taylor); Academy Awards, 2003: Best Achievement in Sound Editing; Best Achievement in Visual Effects; Academy Awards, 2004: Best Art Direction-Set Decoration; Best Costume Design; Best Director, Best Editing; Best Makeup; Best Music-Original Score; Best Music-Original Song; Best Picture; Best Sound; Best Visual Effects; Best Writing-Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published.