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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King - Special Extended Edition

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General information

Full release title
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King - Special Extended Edition
Category
Number within category
37
Release company
A-Film Home Entertainment
Catalog number
DS80301
Released
2004
Region
2
Number of media
4
Number of sides
1 + 1 + 1 + 1
Content year
2003
Video
PAL
Aspect ratio
2.35:1
Anamorphic
Yes
Audio
  • English (DTS 6.1 ES)
  • English (Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround EX)
  • English (Dolby Surround)
  • Audio commentary by The Director and Writers: Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens (Dolby Surround)
  • Audio commentary by The Design Team: Grant Major, Ngila Dickson, Richard Taylor, Alan Lee, John Howe, Dan Hennah, Chris Hennah, Tania Rodger (Dolby Surround)
  • Audio commentary by The Production Team: Barrie M. Osborne, Mark Ordesky, Jamie Selkirk, Annie Collins, Rick Porras, Howard Shore, Jim Rygel, Ethan van der Ryn, Mike Hopkins, Christian Rivers, Alex Funke, ASC, Joe Letteri, Randy Cook, Brian Van't Hul (Dolby Surround)
  • Audio commentary by The Cast: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Sean Astin, John Rhys Davies, Bernhard Hill, Christopher Lee, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Hugo Weaving, Miranda Otto, David Wenham, Karl Urban, John Noble, Andy Serkis, Lawrence Makoare, Sméagol, Gollum (Dolby Surround)
Subtitles
  • English
  • Dutch

Contents

  • Disc 1
    • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King - Special Extended Edition Part One (2:02'21")
    • Easter Egg: Elijah Woods interviewed by Dominic Monaghan (8'36")
  • Disc 2
    • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King - Special Extended Edition Part Two (2:10'01")
    • Easter Egg: MTV Special Presentation: humoristic interview with Peter Jackson (5'39")
  • Disc 3
    • Introduction (1'29")
    • J.R.R. Tolkien: The Legacy of Middle-earth (28'16")
    • From Book to Script
      • From Book to Script: Forging the Final Chapter (24'02")
      • Abandoned Concept: "Aragorn Battles Sauron" (5'04")
    • Designing and Building Middle-earth
      • Designing Middle-earth (38'20")
      • Big-atures (19'11")
      • Weta Workshop (47'25")
      • Costume Design (12'03")
      • Design Galleries
        • The Peoples of Middle-earth
          • The Enemy
          • The Fellowship
          • Gondor
          • Sméagol
          • Déagol
          • Éowyn
          • Éomer
          • Arwen
          • Bilbo Baggins
          • The Army of the Dead
        • The Realms of Middle-earth
          • Sméagol's Story
          • East Ithilien
          • Gondor
            • Minas Tirith
            • The Citadel
            • The Hallows
            • The Siege of Gondor
          • Rivendell
          • Dunharrow
          • Paths of the Dead
          • Mordor
            • Minas Morgul
            • Shelob's Lair
            • Cirith Ungol
            • Orc Camp
            • Mt. Doom
            • Sammath Naur - Crack of Doom
        • Miniatures
          • Gondor
            • Minas Tirith
            • The Hallows
            • Docks of Harlond
            • Corsair Ship
            • Grond
            • Siege Towers
          • Minas Morgul
          • Cirith Ungol
          • Paths of the Dead
          • The Grey Havens
    • Home of the Horse Lords (30'15")
    • Middle-earth Atlas (Tracing the Journeys of the Fellowship)
    • New Zealand as Middle-earth
      • East Ithilien (2'49")
      • Dunharrow (2'04")
      • Paths of the Dead (2'08")
      • The Pelennor Fields (2'50")
      • The Black Gate (2'17")
      • Mordor (3'12")
    • DVD Credits
  • Disc 4
    • Introduction (1'36")
    • Filming "The Return of the King"
      • Cameras in Middle-earth (1:13'15")
      • Production Photos
    • Visual Effects
      • Weta Digital (40'21")
      • Visual Effects Demonstration: "The Mûmakil Battle"
        • Pre-viz (0'29")
        • Environment (0'29")
        • Live Action (0'29")
        • Animation (0'29")
        • Massive (0'29")
        • Rough Composite (0'29")
        • Final Film (0'29")
    • Post-Production: Journey's End
      • Editorial: Completing the Trilogy (21'20")
      • Music for Middle-earth (22'03")
      • The Soundscapes of Middle-earth (22'11")
      • The End of All Things (20'38")
    • The Passing of an Age (24'11")
    • Cameron Duncan: The Inspiration for "Into the West"
      • Cameron Duncan: The Inspiration for "Into the West" (32'24")
      • "DFK6498" (4'38")
      • "Strike Zone" (11'17")
    • DVD Credits