Lord of the Rings: Return of the King

Lists: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Dark Fantasy, Sword And Sorcery, Academy Award Best Picture Winners - All Time, Best Picture Winners from the 2000s, Epic, Best Picture nominee 2000 to 2009

Brief Synopsis: "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."

Overall Ranking: 117 (Rank from 2003: # 2)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 78.26%
Regular 8.7%
Half-Popped 13.04%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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JR B100
movierob100(full review)
Daniel Prinn at Daniel's Film Reviews100
Sober Film Critic James Brown100(full review)
Harvey Gardner100
Thomas Pollock100
Lord Of The Films Ryan100(full review)
Ray Willmott100
Brandon H100
Words of WisTIM98(full review)
Gorgon Reviews97(full review)
Dan O'Neill95(full review)
That Movie Guy Dion Wyn Hughes93(full review)
M J90
Tim Belloff90
Ryan from Ten Stars Or Less90(full review)
Annwyn S90
Today I Watched A Movie90(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest82
Bryan Lienesch81 - Epic in nearly every way...including runtime.
David Baruffi52(full review)
Nick Ledgerwood50

People Involved

  • Elijah Wood (Frodo Baggins)
  • Ian McKellen (Gandalf the White)
  • Viggo Mortensen (Aragorn)
  • Liv Tyler (Arwen Evenstar)
  • Orlando Bloom (Legolas)
  • John Rhys-Davies (Gimli & Treebeard (Voice))
  • Sean Astin (Sam Gamgee)
  • Billy Boyd (Peregrin Pippin Took)
  • Dominic Monaghan (Meriadoc Merry Brandybuck)
  • Hugo Weaving (Elrond)
  • Bernard Hill (Théoden, King of Rohan)
  • Andy Serkis (Gollum)
  • Miranda Otto (Éowyn)
  • David Wenham (Faramir)
  • Karl Urban (Éomer)
  • John Noble (Denethor)
  • Ian Holm (Bilbo Baggins)
  • Cate Blanchett (Galadriel)
  • Lawrence Makoare (Gothmog & Witchking of Angmar)
  • Paul Norell (King of the Dead)
  • Thomas Robins (Deagol)
  • Peter Jackson (Mercenary On Boat)
  • Sarah McLeod (Rosie Cotton)
  • Ann Robinson (Director)
  • Peter Jackson (Director)
  • Peter Jackson (Director)

  • Other Movies in the Series

  • Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring
  • Lord of the Rings: Two Towers
  • Included in Achievement Trios...

  • Capturing Andy Serkis
  • Lord Of The Rings Trilogy