Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King  - Presented at the Great Digital Film Festival 2011
Movie Details

Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King - Presented at the Great Digital Film Festival 2011

February 5, 2011 | 3h 21m

Genre

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Director

Peter Jackson

Cast

Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, John Rhys-Davies, Bernard Hill, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Hugo Weaving, Miranda Otto, David Wenham, Karl Urban, John Noble, Andy Serkis, Ian Holm, Sean Bean, Brad Dourif, Bruce Spence, Nathaniel Lees, Marton Csokas, Brian Sergent, Craig Parker, Lawrence Makoare, Noel Appleby, Alexandra Astin, David Aston, John Bach, Sala Baker, Jed Brophy, Alistair Browning, Bruce Hopkins, Alan Howard, Ian Hughes, Bret McKenzie, Bruce Phillips, Todd Rippon, Shane Rangi, Harry Sinclair, Peter Tait, Stephen Ure, Joel Tobeck

Producer

Peter Jackson, Barrie M. Osborne, Fran Walsh, Mark Ordesky, Robert Shaye, Michael Lynne, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein, Rick Porras, Jamie Selkirk

Writer

Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, J.R.R. Tolkien

Synopsis

The Great Digital Film Festival presents classic and popular films shown in a digital or High Definition format on the big screen. The former Fellowship of the Ring prepare for the final battle for Middle Earth, while Frodo & Sam approach Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring.

Awards

  • Barrie M. Osborne, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson Co-Winner for the 2004 Producers Guild of America Award for Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
  • David Farmer, Michael Semanick, Christopher Boyes, Michael Hedges, Hammond Peek, Ethan Van Der Ryn, Mike Hopkins Co-Nominee for the 2004 BAFTA Award for Sound
  • Dominic Monaghan, Viggo Mortensen, Andy Serkis, Cate Blanchett, John Rhys-Davies, John Noble, Sean Bean, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Bernard Hill, Hugo Weaving, Billy Boyd, Sean Astin, Miranda Otto, Ian Holm, Orlando Bloom, Karl Urban, Elijah Wood, David Wenham Co-Winner for the 2004 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
  • Grant Major Nominee for the 2004 BAFTA Award for Production Design
  • Grant Major Winner for the 2004 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Production Design
  • Grant Major, Dan Hennah, Alan Lee Co-Winner for the 2004 Academy Award for Art Direction
  • Henry Davies Co-Winner for the 2003 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special
  • Howard Shore Nominee for the 2004 BAFTA Award for Anthony Asquith Award For Achievement In Film Music
  • Howard Shore Winner for the 2004 Academy Award for Music (Original Score)
  • Howard Shore Winner for the 2004 Critics' Choice Award for Best Composer
  • Howard Shore Winner for the 2004 Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score - Motion Picture
  • Ian McKellen Nominee for the 2004 BAFTA Award for Actor In a Supporting Role
  • Jamie Selkirk Nominee for the 2004 BAFTA Award for Editing
  • Jamie Selkirk Winner for the 2004 Academy Award for Film Editing
  • Joe Letteri, Jim Rygiel, Randall William Cook, Alex Funke Co-Winner for the 2004 Academy Award for Visual Effects
  • Joe Letteri, Jim Rygiel, Randall William Cook, Alex Funke Co-Winner for the 2004 BAFTA Award for Achievement In Special Visual Effects
  • Joel Tobeck Co-Nominee for the 2001 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special
  • Marc Ashton Co-Winner for the 2003 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video For a Miniseries, Movie or Special
  • Michael Semanick, Christopher Boyes, Michael Hedges, Hammond Peek Co-Winner for the 2004 Academy Award for Sound Mixing
  • Ngila Dickson, Richard F. Taylor Co-Nominee for the 2004 BAFTA Award for Costume Design
  • Ngila Dickson, Richard F. Taylor Co-Winner for the 2004 Academy Award for Costume Design
  • Peter Jackson Nominee for the 2004 BAFTA Award for David Lean Award For Achievement In Direction, The
  • Peter Jackson Winner for the 2003 San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award for Best Director
  • Peter Jackson Winner for the 2004 Academy Award for Directing
  • Peter Jackson Winner for the 2004 Critics' Choice Award for Best Director
  • Peter Jackson Winner for the 2004 Directors Guild of America Award for Feature Film
  • Peter Jackson Winner for the 2004 Golden Globe Award for Best Director - Motion Picture
  • Peter Jackson Winner for the 2004 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Director
  • Peter Jackson Winner for the 2004 Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Director
  • Peter Owen, Peter Swords King, Richard F. Taylor Co-Nominee for the 2004 BAFTA Award for Make Up & Hair
  • Peter Swords King, Richard F. Taylor Co-Winner for the 2004 Academy Award for Makeup
  • Philippa Boyens, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson Co-Nominee for the 2004 Writers Guild of America Award for Adapted Screenplay
  • Philippa Boyens, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson Co-Winner for the 2004 Academy Award for Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
  • Philippa Boyens, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson Co-Winner for the 2004 BAFTA Award for Screenplay (Adapted)
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Winner for the 2004 BAFTA Award for Orange Film of the Year
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Winner for the 2004 Critics' Choice Award for Best Acting Ensemble
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Winner for the 2004 Critics' Choice Award for Best Picture
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Winner for the 2004 Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture - Drama
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Winner for the 2004 MTV Movie Award for Best Movie
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Winner for the 2004 New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Picture
  • Voted one of the 10 best films of 2003 by the American Film Institute (AFI).
  • Winner of four 2003 awards including Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Motion Picture, Outstanding Character Animation in a Live Action Motion Picture, Outstanding Models and Miniatures in a Motion Picture and Outstanding Performance by a Male or Female Actor in an Effects Film (Sean Astin) by the Visual Effects Society (VES).
  • Winner of the 2003 award for Best Adapted Screenplay by the Writer's Guild of America (WGA).
  • Winner of the 2003 award for Best Director from the San Francisco Film Critics Circle.
  • Winner of the 2003 award for Best Ensemble Acting from the National Board of Review.
  • Winner of the 2003 award for Best Film from the New York Film Critics Circle.
  • Winner of the 2003 award for Excellence in Period/Fantasy Costume Design for Film by the Costume Designers Guild (CDG).
  • Winner of the 2003 award for Excellence in Production Design for a Period or Fantasy Film by the Art Directors Guild (ADG).
  • Winner of the 2003 award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Feature Film from the Directors Guild of America (DGA).
  • Winner of the 2003 awards for Best Director and Best Production Design from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association.
  • Winner of the 2003 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award (BAFTA) for Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay.
  • Winner of the 2003 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) award for Best Ensemble Cast.
  • Winner of the 2004 Producer's Guild of America (PGA) award for Best Feature.
  • Winner of two 2003 Toronto Film Critics Association (TFCA) awards including: Best Director (Peter Jackson) and a Special Citation for his overall work on the "Rings" trilogy.

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