About

Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord's realm.

8.9
16k
Directed by

Peter Jackson

Written by

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

Runtime

201 minutes

Country

United States of America, New Zealand

Language

English

Tagline

The eye of the enemy is moving.

Cast

Keywords

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Photos

Lists

#7 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#889 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

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

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

Awards

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

Oscar for Best Costume Design Ngila Dickson Richard Taylor

Oscar for Best Sound Mixing Michael Semanick Christopher Boyes

Oscar for Best Film Editing Jamie Selkirk