Lord Of The Rings Return Of The King - Collector's Gift Set (2004)
Genre Action; Adventure; Fantasy
Studio New Line Home Entertainment
Movie Release Date 2004
Country USA
Language English
Audience Rating PG-13
Running Time 4 hr 10 mins
Format DVD
Color Color
IMDb Rating 9.1
Sean Astin Samwise Gamgee
Sean Bean Boromir
Cate Blanchett Galadriel
Orlando Bloom Legolas
Billy Boyd Pippin
Brad Dourif Grima Wormtongue
Bernard Hill Theoden
Ian Holm Bilbo Baggins
Christopher Lee Saruman
Ian McKellen Gandalf
Elijah Wood Frodo Baggins
Viggo Mortensen Aragorn
Andy Serkis Gollum
Dominic Monaghan Merry
John Rhys-Davies Gimli
Liv Tyler Arwen
Noel Appleby Everard Proudfoot
Alexandra Astin Elanor Gamgee
David Aston Gondorian Soldier 3
John Bach Madril
Sadwyn Brophy Eldarion
Director Peter Jackson
Writer Phillippa Boyens
Writer Peter Jackson
Producer Peter Jackson
Producer Barrie M. Osborne
Writer J.R.R. Tolkien
Writer Frances Walsh
Producer Frances Walsh
Producer Fran Walsh
Musician Howard Shore
Cinematography Andrew Lesnie
Never Before Seen Version Of The Film With 50 Minutes of New and Extended Scenes Added by Director Peter Jackson, with New Score by Howard Shore and Hundreds of New Digital Effects. Collector's Gift Set Includes:
  • The Lord Of the Rings: The Return Of The King Special Extended Edition
  • Bonus DVD - Creating The Lord Of The Rings Symphony
  • Richly Detailed Minas Trith Polystone Keepsake Box
  • Features
    Disc 1: Collector's Gift Set Exclusives:
  • Richly Detailed Minas Tirith Polystone Keepsake Box: This 2 piece statue was sculpted by the artists at Weta Workshop and signed by director Peter Jackson.
  • Exclusive Bonus DVD: Creating The Lord Of The Rings Symphony by Howard Shore: 52 minute program featuring Academy Award winning composer Howard Shore conducting the Montreal Symphony Orchestra through select movements of The Lord Of The Rings score from all three films in the trilogy.

    Discs 1 & 2: Special Extended Edition of the Film
  • Four feature-length commentaries by the director and writers, the cast, the production and design teams, with over 40 participants including Peter Jackson, Fran Walsk, Philippa Boyens, Barrie M. Osborne, Richard Taylor, Howard Shore, Jim Rygel, and cast including Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Sean Astin, John Rhys-Davies, Bernard Hill, Christopher Lee, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Hugo Weaving, Miranda Otto, David Whenham, Karl Urban, John Noble, Andy Serkis, with Smeagol and Gollum

    Disc 3: The Appendices Part Five - The War Of The Ring
  • 6 original documentaries covering adapting the book into a screenplay, designing Middle-earth, a visit to the Weta Workshop, costume design and more
  • Two interactive maps: Middle-earth Atlas and New Zealand as Middle-earth
  • Galleries with audio commentaries (includes an archive of over 2,000 images)

    Disc 4: The Appendices Part Six - The Passing Of An Age
  • 7 original documentaries covering the filming of The Return Of The King, the visual effects, editing, music and sound, and a touching tribute as the cast bids a fond farewell to Middle-earth and the characters they played
  • Gallery of production photos
  • Personal Details
    My Rating 0
    Seen It Yes
    Viewing Date 31-Jan-05
    Index 195
    Collection Status In Collection
    Purchase Date December 2004
    Links DVD Empire
    Amazon UK
    Amazon US
    All Movie Guide
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    Edition Details
    Edition Extended Cut / Special Edition / Giftset
    Barcode 794043693328
    Region 2
    Release Date 14-Dec-04
    Packaging Custom Case
    Screen Ratio Widescreen 2.35:1 Color (Anamorphic)
    Subtitles English; Portuguese; Spanish
    Audio Tracks ENGLISH: DD-EX 5.1 [CC]
    ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Surround [CC]
    ENGLISH: DTS ES 6.1 [CC]
    Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
    No. of Disks/Tapes 5