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The WINNER of 11 Academy Awards* including BEST PICTURE is now 50 minutes longer! This extended version of the epic conclusion of The Lord of the Rings trilogy includes new score by Howard Shore and over 350 new digital effects shots.
The greatest trilogy in film history, presented in the most ambitious sets in DVD history, comes to a grand conclusion with the extended edition of The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. Not only is the third and final installment of Peter Jackson's adaptation of the works of J.R.R. Tolkien the longest of the three, but a full 50 minutes of new material pushes the running time to a whopping 4 hours and 10 minutes. The new scenes are welcome, and the bonus features maintain the high bar set by the first two films, The Fellowship of the Ring and The Two Towers.
If you want to completely immerse yourself in Peter Jackson's marvelous and massive achievement, only the extended edition will do.
How Are the Bonus Features?
One DVD Set to Rule Them All
Peter Jackson's trilogy has set the standard for fantasy films by adapting the Holy Grail of fantasy stories with a combination of fidelity to the original source and his own vision, supplemented by outstanding writing, near-perfect casting, glorious special effects, and evocative New Zealand locales. The extended editions without exception have set the standard for the DVD medium by providing a richer film experience that pulls the three films together and further embraces Tolkien's world, a reference-quality home theater experience, and generous, intelligent, and engrossing bonus features. --David Horiuchi
Oddly enough the Outer case is printed upside down. So you have to flip it upside down to match other discs on the shelf. Weird, but doesn't really bother me.Published 1 day ago by Travis C. Betzold
We watch this amazing series every few months at our house! It has some great life lessons and a thrilling story line.Published 2 days ago by Merena G. Reed
The final installment of LoTR and it brings all the closure you could ask for!Published 2 days ago by Gavin
This is NOT the Lord of the Rings, this is a Peter Jackson story and movie.
I grew up on the Lord of the Rings. Read more
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Definitely spend $64 here for all three platinum editions boxed together (about the same as buying the two disc release you are looking at). You don't need the theatrical versions anymore once you have the extended editions. The extra scenes are in no way throwaway stuff. They expand and... Read More
Jun 19, 2007 by File Gumbo | See all 4 posts
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yeah, my copy of rotk was defective. the two towers and fellowship had the same problem though not to any great degree. rotk would skip every 15 seconds or so after a certain point. what did you end up doing?
Feb 12, 2007 by Robert | See all 3 posts
good for you
Dec 9, 2011 by jaltruff | See all 2 posts
I'm guessing about alot.
Jul 23, 2007 by Nela Holmes | See all 2 posts
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ABSOLUTELY! The full story is wonderful. The whole new scenes enhance the story. 4h01m without the credits. The characters are all very well developed - Faramir and Eowyn (now the famous The Houses of Healing, with a beautiful new song, sung by Liv Tyler! Oh my!) found their love while the... Read More
May 2, 2006 by Antonio Cunha Silva | See all 6 posts
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