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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King DVD

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  • Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King [WS] [2 Discs]
    • Release date: May 25, 2004
    • Format: Dvd
    • Language: Eng
    • Subtitles: Eng/Spa
    • Number of discs: 2
    • Run Time: 3 hr. 20 min.
    • Special Features: cc"The Quest Fulfilled: A Director's Vision"
      "A Filmmaker's Journey: Making The Return of the King" National Geographic special: "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King"
      Featurettes created for lordoftherings.net: "Aragorn's Destiny," "Minas Tirith: Capital of Gondor," "The Battle of Pelennor Fields," "Samwise the Brave," "Éowyn: White Lady of Rohan," "Digital Horse Doubles"
      Original theatrical trailers and TV spots
      The Lord of the Rings trilogy supertrailer
      A special look at Electronic Arts' The Lord of the Rings series of video games
      DVD-ROM content: Exclusive online content
  • Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King [P&S] [2 Discs]
    • Release date: May 25, 2004
    • Format: Dvd
    • Language: Eng
    • Subtitles: Eng/Spa
    • Number of discs: 2
    • Run Time: 3 hr. 20 min.
    • Special Features: cc"The Quest Fulfilled: A Director's Vision"
      "A Filmmaker's Journey: Making The Return of the King" National Geographic special: "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King"
      Featurettes created for lordoftherings.net: "Aragorn's Destiny," "Minas Tirith: Capital of Gondor," "The Battle of Pelennor Fields," "Samwise the Brave," "Éowyn: White Lady of Rohan," "Digital Horse Doubles"
      Original theatrical trailers and TV spots
      The Lord of the Rings trilogy supertrailer
      A special look at Electronic Arts' The Lord of the Rings series of video games
      DVD-ROM content: Exclusive online content
  • Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King [Extended Edition] [4 Discs]
    • Release date: December 14, 2004
    • Format: Dvd
    • Language: Eng
    • Subtitles: Eng/Spa
    • Number of discs: 4
    • Run Time: 4 hr. 10 min.
    • Special Features: cc50 minutes of new and extended scenes
      Four feature-length commentaries by the director and writers, the cast, and the production and design teams, with over 40 participants including Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Barrie M. Osborne, Richard Taylor, Howard Shore, Jim Rygiel, and cast including Elijah Wood, Ian McKellan, Liv Tyler, Sean Astin, John Rhys-Davies, Bernard Hill, Christopher Lee, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Hugo Weaving, Mirando Otto, David Wenham, Karl Urban, John Noble, and Andy Serkis, with Sméagol and Gollum
      Six 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)
      Seven 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
      Animated menus featuring production sketches
  • Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King [Collector's DVD Gift Set] [5 Discs]
    • Release date: December 14, 2004
    • Format: Dvd
    • Language: Eng
    • Subtitles: Eng/Spa
    • Number of discs: 5
    • Run Time: 4 hr. 10 min.
    • Special Features: cc50 minutes of new and extended scenes
      Four feature-length commentaries by the director and writers, the cast, and the production and design teams, with over 40 participants including Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Barrie M. Osborne, Richard Taylor, Howard Shore, Jim Rygiel, and cast including Elijah Wood, Ian McKellan, Liv Tyler, Sean Astin, John Rhys-Davies, Bernard Hill, Christopher Lee, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Hugo Weaving, Mirando Otto, David Wenham, Karl Urban, John Noble, and Andy Serkis, with Sméagol and Gollum
      Six 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)
      Seven 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
      Animated menus featuring production sketches
      Richly detailed Minas Tirith polystone keepsake box
      "Howard Shore: Creating The Lord of the Rings Symphony" -- Includes excerpts of live concert footage, documentary commentary by three-time Academy Award-winning composer Howard Shore, and the illustrations of Alan Lee and John Howe
  • Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King [Limited Edition]
    • Release date: August 29, 2006
    • Format: Dvd
    • Language: Eng
    • Subtitles: Eng/Spa
    • Number of discs: 2
    • Run Time: 7 hr. 30 min.
    • Special Features: ccDisc 1:
      For the first time, the theatrical and extended versions of the film on one disc
      Disc 2:
      New behind-the-scenes documentary featuring never-before-seen footage! created by filmmaker Costa Botes (personally selected by Peter Jackson), these unique films use raw footage to reveal the inside story on how the greatest adventure film franchise was born

  • Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King [Limited Edition] [With Golden Compass Movie Cash]
    • Release date: November 13, 2007
    • Format: Dvd
    • Language: Eng
    • Subtitles: Eng/Spa
    • Run Time: 4 hr. 10 min.
  • Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King [4 Discs] [With Golden Compass Movie Cash]
    • Release date: November 13, 2007
    • Format: Dvd
    • Language: Eng
    • Subtitles: Eng/Spa
    • Number of discs: 4
    • Run Time: 4 hr. 10 min.
  • Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King [P&S] [2 Discs] [Academy Award Packaging]
    • Release date: January 8, 2008
    • Format: Dvd
    • Language: Eng
    • Subtitles: Eng/Spa
    • Number of discs: 2
    • Run Time: 3 hr. 20 min.
    • Special Features: cc
      Disc 2 special features:
      In-Depth programs - The Quest Fulfilled: A Director's Vision
      A Filmmaker's Journey: Making the Return of the King
      National Geographic special - The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
      Featurettes:
      Created for lordoftherings.net, take a closer look at the people and places of Middle-Earth: Aragorn's Destiny
      Minas Tirith: Capital of Gondor
      The Battle of Pelennor Fields
      Samwise the Brave
      Éowyn: White Lady of Rohan
      Digital Horse Doubles
      Original theatrical trailers and tv spots
      The Lord of the Rings trilogy supertrailer
      A special look at Electronic Arts' The Lord of the Rings series of video games
      DVD-ROM content: Exclusive on-line content
  • Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King [WS] [2 Discs] [Academy Award Packaging]
    • Release date: January 8, 2008
    • Format: Dvd
    • Language: Eng
    • Subtitles: Eng/Spa
    • Number of discs: 2
    • Run Time: 3 hr. 20 min.
    • Special Features: Disc 1:
      Widescreen version
      Dolby Digital 5.1 EX Surround Sound
      Stereo surround sound
      English subtitles and Spanish subtitles
      Closed captions

      Disc 2:
      In-depth programs
      Featurettes
  • Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King [2 Discs] [Blu-ray/DVD]
    • Release date: September 14, 2010
    • Format: BluRay
    • Language: Eng/Spa
    • Subtitles: Spa
    • Number of discs: 1
    • Run Time: 3 hr. 21 min.
    • Special Features: Blu-ray: Theatrical trailers
      Special extended DVD edition preview and the Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest game trailer
      DVD: 3 remarkable documentaries, including National Geographic's Behind the Movie - The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
      Featurette gallery spotlighting the breakthrough effects work and character detail that contributed to the trilogy's conclusion as a cinematic triumph
      TV spots
  • Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King [Extended Cut] [Blu-ray]
    • Release date: August 28, 2012
    • Format: BluRay
    • Language: Eng
    • Subtitles: Eng/Spa
    • Number of discs: 5
    • Run Time: 4 hr. 23 min.
    • Special Features: Discs 1 and 2 - Blu-ray
      The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Extended Edition in 1080p High Definition

      4 Commentaries by the Director and Writers, the Cast, the Production Team, and the Design Team, with more than 30 participants including Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Phillippa Boyens, Barrie M. Osborne, Richard Taylor, Howard Shore, Jim Rygiel 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 Wenham, Karl Urban, John Noble and Andy Serkis, with Sméagol and Gollum

      Disc 3 - DVD The Appendices Part 5: The War of the Ring
      7 Documentaries reveal how the book was adapted into a Screenplay, Designing Middle-Earth, a Visit to the Weta Workshop, Costume Design
      2 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 - DVD The Appendices Part 6: The Passing of an Age
      7 Documentaries Cover the Filming Process, Visual Effects, Editing, Music and Sound, and a Touching Tribute as Cast Members bid farewell to Middle-earth and the Characters they played
      Production Photos Gallery

      Disc 5 - DVD The Return of the King Behind the Scenes
      Created by Filmmaker Costa Botes (Personally Selected by Peter Jackson), These unique films use Raw Footage to reveal the Inside Story of the Greatest Adventure Film Franchise of All Time
  • Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King [2 Discs] [Blu-ray]
    • Release date: November 6, 2012
    • Format: BluRay
    • Language: Eng/Spa
    • Subtitles: Spa
    • Run Time: 3 hr. 20 min.
  • Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King [5 Discs] [Blu-ray]
    • Release date: November 6, 2012
    • Format: BluRay
    • Language: Eng
    • Subtitles: Eng/Spa
    • Run Time: 4 hr. 10 min.
  • Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King [Blu-ray]
    • Release date: May 7, 2013
    • Format: BluRay
    • Language: Eng/Spa
    • Subtitles: Eng/Spa
    • Number of discs: 2
    • Run Time: 3 hr. 21 min.
    • Special Features: Disc 1 - Blu-Ray:
      Theatrical trailers, Special Extended DVD Edition Preview And The Lord Of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest Game Trailer [In High Definition]

      Disc 2 - DVD:
      3 remarkable documentaries, including Nation Geographic's - The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King
      Featurette gallery spotlighting the breakthrough effects work and character detail that contributed to the trilogy's conclusion as a cinematic triumph
      TV spots
  • Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King [P&S] [2 Discs]
    • Release date: May 25, 2004
    • Format: BluRay
    • Language: Eng
    • Subtitles: Eng/Spa
    • Number of discs: 2
    • Run Time: 3 hr. 20 min.
    • Special Features: cc"The Quest Fulfilled: A Director's Vision"
      "A Filmmaker's Journey: Making The Return of the King" National Geographic special: "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King"
      Featurettes created for lordoftherings.net: "Aragorn's Destiny," "Minas Tirith: Capital of Gondor," "The Battle of Pelennor Fields," "Samwise the Brave," "Éowyn: White Lady of Rohan," "Digital Horse Doubles"
      Original theatrical trailers and TV spots
      The Lord of the Rings trilogy supertrailer
      A special look at Electronic Arts' The Lord of the Rings series of video games
      DVD-ROM content: Exclusive online content
  • Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King [2 Discs]
    • Release date: January 7, 2014
    • Format: Dvd
    • Language: Eng
    • Subtitles: Eng/Spa
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