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

PG-13
201 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.
Writers
J.R.R. Tolkien (novel "The Return of the King") | Fran Walsh (screenplay) | Philippa Boyens (screenplay) | Peter Jackson (screenplay)
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Budget
$ 94,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 72,629,713
Gross (USA)
$ 377,845,905
Gross (World)
$ 1,119,929,521
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Release date
Dec 17, 2003 (United States)

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Legolas Legolas   See fewer
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Sarah McLeod
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8.9 / 10 | 1,413,816 votes