Winner of 11 Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy comes to a stunning conclusion with the theatrical version of the final installment, The Return of the King. The final battle for Middle-earth begins as Frodo and Sam, led by Gollum, continue their dangerous mission toward the fires of Mount Doom in order to destroy the One Ring. Aragorn struggles to fulfill his legacy as he leads his outnumbered followers against the growing power of the Dark Lord Sauron, so that the Ring-bearer Frodo may complete his quest. Based on J.R.R. Tolkien's epic adventure of good versus evil, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is the ultimate achievement by director Peter Jackson in his acclaimed film trilogy.
This two-disc DVD is presented with the enhanced picture and sound quality and contains over two hours of added value material. The DVD set includes exciting behind-the-scenes specials, featurettes, theatrical trailers, TV spots, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy supertrailer, a preview of the upcoming The Lord of the Rings based video game, "The Battle for Middle-earth," from Electronic Arts and a link to exclusive online content about the motion picture trilogy. Available in both Widescreen and Fullscreen Editions, the DVD Set features Dolby Digital EX 5.1 surround sound, stereo surround sound, English subtitles and closed captions, Spanish subtitles, in-depth programs such as, "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: 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," "Eowyn: White Lady of Rohan," "Digital Horse Doubles," and multiple television spots.