2 videodiscs (ca. 200 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
Based on the book by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Special features: three in-depth documentaries: "The quest fulfilled: a director's vision", "A filmmaker's journey: making The return of the king", "National Geographic Special: beyond the magic"; six featurettes: "Aragon's destiny's", "Minas Tirith: capital of Gondor", "The battel of Pelennor Fields", "Samwise the Brave", "Eowyn: white lady of Rohan", "Digital horse doubles", The battle for Middle-Earth continues - video game from EA; "The Lord of the Ring" trilogy supertrailer; 3D animated menus; DVD-ROM: weblinks to exclusive content.
Director of photography, Andrew Lesnie ; editor, Jamie Selkirk ; music, Howard Shore ; costume designers, Ngila Dickson, Richard Taylor ; production designer, Grant Major ; visual effects supervisor, Jim Rygiel.
Elijah Wood, Ian Mckellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, John Rhys-Davies, Bernard Hill, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Hugo Weaving, Miranda Otto, David Wenham, Karl Urban, John Noble.
Frodo makes his way to Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring. Aragon learns of his destiny as the true King and the others prepare for a battle that will determine the fate of Middle-Earth.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense epic battle sequences and frightening images.
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital EX 5.1 surround.
English dialogue, optional English or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Return of the king
N6929 New Line Home Entertainment