The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

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Starring: Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Billy Boyd, Brad Dourif, Bernard Hill, Christopher Lee, Ian McKellen, Dominic Monaghan, Viggo Mortensen, John Noble, Miranda Otto, John Rhys-Davies

Director: Peter Jackson
Release Date: December 17th, 2003
Studio: New Line Cinema
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Box Office Total: $377,019,252
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Synopsis: As the shadow of Mordor grows across the land, Aragorn is revealed as the hidden heir to the ancient kings. Gandalf defeats the evil wizard, Saruman. Sam leaves his master for the dead after a battle with the giant spider, Shelob; but Frodo is still alive--in the hands of the Orcs. And while the armies of the Dark Lord are massing--the one ring comes ever closer to the Cracks of Doom.

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'Return Of The King' Coming To DVD May 25!

Monday, March 8th, 2004

Earlier than expected release...

Return Of The King Picks Up Four Golden Globes!

Monday, January 26th, 2004

Plus the full list of winners...

'Return Of The King' Close To $500M Worldwide

Tuesday, December 30th, 2003

In its two week release...

$312 Million 7 Day Total For 'Return Of The King'

Wednesday, December 24th, 2003

Beating previous two 'Ring' movies...

'Return Of The King' Takes In $246m Worldwide

Monday, December 22nd, 2003

Breaking the International record...

'The Return Of The King' Breaks Box Office Records

Friday, December 19th, 2003

Taking in $57.6m on first day...

Gollum To Play King Kong For Jackson?

Thursday, December 4th, 2003

Andy Serkis talks about...

100,000 Fans At 'Return Of The King' Premiere!

Monday, December 1st, 2003

Also news on The Hobbit...

18 'Lord Of The Rings' Stars Rebel Against Studio

Friday, November 28th, 2003

Over their bonus payments...

Newsweek 'Return Of The King' Spoiler Pics Online

Tuesday, November 25th, 2003

Three new images...

Peter Jackson Defends Saruman Scene Cuts

Wednesday, November 19th, 2003

Saving them for the DVD...

Ian McKellen Talks 'Return Of The King'

Friday, November 14th, 2003

Finished ROTK last week...

Christoper Lee Scenes Cut From 'Return Of The King'

Thursday, November 13th, 2003

Threatening to boycott premiere...

More From Ian McKellen On 'Return Of The King'

Tuesday, July 15th, 2003

Expect biggest battle ever...

'Return Of The King' Teaser Trailer Description?

Friday, July 4th, 2003

Coming at the end of July?

More Spoilers From 'Return Of The King' Set

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2003

Details from Shelob's lair...

'Return Of The King' Teaser Poster Released!

Friday, June 27th, 2003

Including downloadable desktop versions...

Ian McKellen Provides 'Return Of The King' Update

Wednesday, June 25th, 2003

"Will be the best of the three"...

Orlando Bloom Talks On Reshoots For 'Return Of The King'

Tuesday, June 24th, 2003

"its another Leggy moment...

Christopher Lee On 'The Return Of King'

Friday, May 30th, 2003

Going back for more shooting...

Ian McKellen Answers 'Return Of The King' Questions

Tuesday, May 27th, 2003

Going back for more shooting...

26 More 'Return Of The King' Images Online!

Sunday, May 25th, 2003

More sneak peeks from the movie...

December 1st Premiere For 'Return Of The King'

Saturday, May 24th, 2003

In New Zealand...

Andy Serkis Still Working On 'Lord Of The Rings'

Monday, May 19th, 2003

Shooting ended two years ago...

26 New Movie Stills From 'The Return Of The King'

Friday, May 16th, 2003

Thanks to the official website...

Extras Answer 'Return Of The King' Casting Call

Monday, May 12th, 2003

For 200 non-speaking parts...

NZ Agree To Theatre Refurb For 'Rings' Premiere

Wednesday, May 7th, 2003

To cost around $4.5m...

Sir Ian McKellen Reveals 'Return Of The King' Spoiler

Tuesday, May 6th, 2003

The fate of the villain...

Casting Call For 'Return Of The King' Extras!

Saturday, May 3rd, 2003

Down under in New Zealand...

'Return Of The King' Premiere To Move From New Zealand?

Saturday, May 3rd, 2003

Could move to LA...

Pictures From 'Return Of The King' Set

Tuesday, April 29th, 2003

Photos of the Oliphaunt Rig...

Howard Shore Has Seen 'Return Of The King' Cut

Monday, April 28th, 2003

And he loves it...

Billy Boyd Answers 'Lord Of The Rings' Questions

Thursday, April 24th, 2003

Including the last film...

Sir Ian McKellen Talks LOTR & Reveals Secret Tattoo!

Saturday, April 12th, 2003

We have the pictures...

'Return Of The King' Trailer With 'The Matrix Reloaded'?

Thursday, April 10th, 2003

Spy reports saying so...

Peter Jackson Reveals 'Return Of The King' Ending

Tuesday, March 18th, 2003

Beware of spoilers...

Billy Boyd Talks 'Return Of The King' Rough Cut

Monday, March 17th, 2003

Looking good...

Hugo 'Elrond' Weaving Talks 'Return Of The King'

Thursday, March 6th, 2003

Brief but important role...

Ian McKellen On Gandalf & Hobbits TV Series

Monday, March 3rd, 2003

Can't get enough of Gandalf...

Peter Jackson On 'Lord Of The Rings 3' Progress

Saturday, March 1st, 2003

And clears trailer rumors...

Ian McKellen On 'Return Of The King' Progress

Thursday, February 6th, 2003

Peter Jackson already boasting...

New 'Return Of The King' Movie Stills!!

Tuesday, January 7th, 2003

Looking good...

Liv Tyler To Sing In 'Return Of The King'

Monday, January 6th, 2003

And not in elvish either...