The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Solarmovie
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

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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 take the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord's realm.

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Solarmovie
Solarmovie Score: 8.5/10 from 16591 votes
Release Date: 2003-12-01
Status: Released
Run time: 201 min / 3:21
Production Studio : New Line Cinema, WingNut Films, The Saul Zaentz Company
Production Countries: New Zealand, United States of America

Casts

Elijah Wood
as Frodo
Ian McKellen
as Gandalf
Viggo Mortensen
as Aragorn
Sean Astin
as Sam
Orlando Bloom
as Legolas
John Rhys-Davies
as Gimli / Treebeard (voice)
Dominic Monaghan
as Merry
Billy Boyd
as Pippin
Liv Tyler
as Arwen
Andy Serkis
as Gollum / Sméagol
Bernard Hill
as Théoden
Miranda Otto
as Éowyn
Karl Urban
as Éomer
John Noble
as Denethor
David Wenham
as Faramir
Sean Bean
as Boromir
Hugo Weaving
as Elrond
Cate Blanchett
as Galadriel
Ian Holm
as Bilbo
Marton Csokas
as Celeborn
Lawrence Makoare
as Witchking / Gothmog
Christopher Lee
as Saruman
Brad Dourif
as Wormtongue
Ali Astin
as Elanor Gamgee
Sarah McLeod
as Rosie Cotton
Paul Norell
as King of the Dead
Bruce Phillips
as Grimbold
Thomas Robins
as Déagol
Harry Sinclair
as Isildur
John Bach
as Madril (uncredited)
Sadwyn Brophy
as Eldarion (uncredited)
Alistair Browning
as Damrod (uncredited)
David Aston
as Gondorian Soldier 3 (uncredited)
Richard Edge
as Gondorian Soldier 1 (uncredited)
Jason Fitch
as Uruk 2 (uncredited)
Bruce Hopkins
as Gamling (uncredited)
Ian Hughes
as Irolas (uncredited)
Bret McKenzie
as Elf Escort (uncredited)
Peter Tait
as Shagrat (uncredited)
Maisy McLeod-Riera
as Baby Gamgee (uncredited)
Shane Rangi
as Harad Leader 2 (uncredited)
Todd Rippon
as Harad Leader 1 (uncredited)
Noel Appleby
as Everard Proudfoot (uncredited)
Joel Tobeck
as Orc Lieutenant 1 (uncredited)
Stephen Ure
as Gorbag (uncredited)
Alan Howard
as Voice of the Ring (voice)
Sala Baker
as Featured Orc (uncredited)
Robert Pollock
as Featured Orc (uncredited)
Ross Duncan
as Featured Orc (uncredited)
Pete Smith
as Featured Orc (uncredited)
Jed Brophy
as Featured Orc (uncredited)
Lee Hartley
as Featured Orc (uncredited)
Billy Jackson
as Featured Child (uncredited)
Katie Jackson
as Featured Child (uncredited)
Jane Abbott
as Coronation Elf (uncredited)
Gino Acevedo
as Corsair of Umbar (uncredited)
Aidan Bell
as Orc (uncredited)
Jarl Benzon
as Coronation Elf (uncredited)
Jørn Benzon
as Rivendell Elf (uncredited)
Emma Deakin
as Diamond of Long Cleave (uncredited)
Michael Elsworth
as Círdan the Shipwright (uncredited)
Clint Elvy
as Haradrim Warrior (uncredited)
Zo Hartley
as Orc Helper (uncredited)
Peter Jackson
as Corsair Bosun (uncredited)
Sandro Kopp
as Coronation Elf (uncredited)
Andrew Lesnie
as Corsair of Umbar (uncredited)
Joseph Mika-Hunt
as Orc (uncredited)
Henry Mortensen
as Pelennor Orc (uncredited)
Craig Parker
as Gothmog / Orc Lieutenant 1 (voice) (uncredited)
Rick Porras
as Corsair of Umbar / Beacon Guard (uncredited)
Christian Rivers
as Corsair of Umbar / Beacon Guard (uncredited)
Michael Semanick
as Drinking Rohan Soldier (uncredited)
Howard Shore
as Drinking Rohan Soldier (uncredited)
John Stephenson
as Witchking (voice) (uncredited)
Richard Taylor
as Corsair of Umbar (uncredited)
Royd Tolkien
as Gondorian Ranger (uncredited)

Crew

Production Barrie M. Osborne Producer
Sound Howard Shore Original Music Composer
Sound Christopher Boyes Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Writing Peter Jackson Screenplay
Directing Peter Jackson Director
Production Peter Jackson Producer
Production Bob Weinstein Executive Producer
Production Harvey Weinstein Executive Producer
Production Mark Ordesky Executive Producer
Production Michael Lynne Executive Producer
Writing J.R.R. Tolkien Novel
Writing Fran Walsh Screenplay
Production Fran Walsh Producer
Writing Philippa Boyens Screenplay
Camera Andrew Lesnie Director of Photography
Art Grant Major Production Design
Art Joe Bleakley Art Direction
Art Rob Outterside Art Direction
Art Mark Robins Art Direction
Art Alan Lee Set Decoration
Art Alan Lee Conceptual Design
Art John Howe Conceptual Design
Costume & Make-Up Ngila Dickson Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Richard Taylor Costume Design
Production Victoria Burrows Casting
Production John Hubbard Casting
Production Liz Mullane Casting
Crew Sala Baker Stunts
Art Dan Hennah Set Decoration
Art Dan Hennah Supervising Art Director
Editing Jamie Selkirk Editor
Sound Brent Burge Sound Effects Editor
Sound David Farmer Sound Designer
Production Robert Shaye Executive Producer
Art Jules Cook Assistant Art Director
Costume & Make-Up Jeremy Woodhead Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Peter Swords King Makeup & Hair
Costume & Make-Up Rick Findlater Makeup Artist
Production Ann Robinson Casting
Costume & Make-Up Margaret Aston Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Noreen Wilkie Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Janine Schneider Makeup Artist
Sound Beau Borders Sound Effects Editor
Crew Paul Lasaine Visual Effects Art Director
Production Amy Hubbard Casting
Visual Effects Steve Dubin Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects Charlie McClellan Visual Effects Producer
Sound Lora Hirschberg Additional Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Costume & Make-Up Ivana Primorac Makeup Artist
Visual Effects Dean Lyon Visual Effects Supervisor
Sound Addison Teague Sound Effects Editor
Sound Ethan van der Ryn Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Michael Semanick Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Visual Effects James Whitlam Visual Effects Producer
Sound Tim Nielsen Sound Effects Editor
Visual Effects Alex Funke Visual Effects Director
Visual Effects Guy Williams 3D Supervisor
Sound Mike Hopkins Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Dave Whitehead Sound Effects Editor
Sound Michael Hedges Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Visual Effects Joe Letteri Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Christian Rivers Visual Effects Designer
Sound Hayden Collow Sound Effects Editor
Sound Gary Summers Additional Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Visual Effects Jim Rygiel Visual Effects Supervisor
Crew Sean Button Stunts
Visual Effects Eileen Moran Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects Randall William Cook Animation Director
Costume & Make-Up Nancy Hennah Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Catherine Maguire Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Angela Mooar Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Gail Wilson Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Davina Lamont Makeup Artist
Visual Effects John P. Nugent Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Dean Wright Visual Effects Producer
Sound Craig Tomlinson Sound Effects Editor
Art Jacqui Allen Assistant Art Director
Crew Jeremy Bennett Visual Effects Art Director
Sound Hammond Peek Production Sound Mixer
Costume & Make-Up Vivienne MacGillicuddy Makeup Artist
Visual Effects Chetan Deshmukh Visual Effects Supervisor
Art Daniel Falconer Sculptor
Costume & Make-Up Kerryn Flewell-Smith Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Steve Hopgood Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Emma Moncrieff Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Allie Rutherford Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Lenore Stewart Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Tera Treanor Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Laurelle Ziento Makeup Artist
Visual Effects Robyn Isaacs Visual Effects Producer
Art Jamie Beswarick Sculptor
Visual Effects Graham Binding Animation
Visual Effects Bryan Ku 3D Director