About

Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.

8.7
16k
Directed by

Peter Jackson

Written by

Peter Jackson (Screenplay)
Fran Walsh (Screenplay)
Philippa Boyens (Screenplay)
Stephen Sinclair (Screenplay)
J.R.R. Tolkien (Novel)

Runtime

179 minutes

Country

United States of America, New Zealand

Language

English

Tagline

A New Power Is Rising.

Cast

Keywords

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Photos

Lists

#15 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#129 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#54 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

Awards

Oscar for Best Sound Editing

Oscar for Best Visual Effects

Oscar nomination for Best Picture Peter Jackson Barrie M. Osborne Fran Walsh

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration Dan Hennah Grant Major Alan Lee