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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam take the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord's realm.

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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Cast

Name Character
Andy Serkis He was 39, now 58 years old as Gollum
Viggo Mortensen He was 45, now 64 years old as Aragorn
Joel Tobeck He was 32, now 51 years old as Guritz
Cate Blanchett She was 34, now 53 years old as Galadriel
Sean Bean He was 44, now 63 years old as Boromir
Sean Astin He was 32, now 51 years old as Samwise "Sam" Gamgee
Billy Boyd He was 35, now 54 years old as Peregrin "Pippin" Took
Dominic Monaghan He was 27, now 46 years old as Meriadoc "Merry" Brandybuck
Karl Urban He was 31, now 50 years old as Éomer
Ian McKellen He was 64, now 83 years old as Gandalf the White
Miranda Otto She was 36, now 55 years old as Éowyn
Ian Holm He was 72, now 91 years old as Bilbo Baggins
Christopher Lee He was 81, 93 years old when he died as Saruman (extended edition)
Liv Tyler She was 26, now 45 years old as Arwen Evenstar
Peter Jackson He was 42, 45 years old when he died as Corsair Bosun (uncredited)
Hugo Weaving He was 43, now 62 years old as Elrond
Orlando Bloom He was 26, now 46 years old as Legolas
Alan Howard He was 66, 77 years old when he died as The Ring (voice) / Sauron (voice)
Brad Dourif He was 53, now 72 years old as Gríma Wormtongue (extended edition)
Elijah Wood He was 22, now 42 years old as Frodo Baggins
John Rhys-Davies He was 59, now 78 years old as Gimli / Treebeard (voice)
David Aston He was 50, now 70 years old as Gondorian Soldier
David Wenham He was 38, now 57 years old as Faramir
Sala Baker He was 27, now 46 years old as Murgash / Sauron
Bernard Hill He was 59, now 78 years old as Théoden
Craig Parker He was 33, now 52 years old as Gothmog (voice) / Guritz (voice) (uncredited)
Bruce Spence He was 58, now 77 years old as Mouth of Sauron (extended edition)
Thomas Robins He was 3, now 23 years old as Déagol
Jed Brophy He was 40, now 60 years old as Orc
Marton Csokas He was 37, now 56 years old as Celeborn
Alistair Browning He was 49, 65 years old when he died as Damrod
John Noble He was 55, now 74 years old as Denethor
Paul Norell He was 51, now 70 years old as King of the Dead
Pete Smith as Orc
Robert Pollock He was 129, 82 years old when he died as Orc
Gino Acevedo as Corsair of Umbar (uncredited)
Harry Sinclair He was 44, now 64 years old as Isildur
Howard Shore He was 57, now 76 years old as Drinking Rohan Soldier (uncredited)
John Bach He was 57, now 76 years old as Madril
Noel Appleby He was 3, 7 years old when he died as Everard Proudfoot
Andrew Lesnie He was 47, 59 years old when he died as Corsair of Umbar (uncredited)
Ian Hughes He was 45, 56 years old when he died as Irolas
Bret McKenzie He was 27, now 46 years old as Figwit
Lawrence Makoare He was 35, now 54 years old as Gothmog / Witch-king of Angmar
Ross Duncan He was 59, now 78 years old as Orc
Shane Rangi He was 34, now 54 years old as Mûmakil Mahûd
Bruce Phillips He was 74, now 93 years old as Grimbold
Peter Tait as Shagrat / Corsair of Umbar
Sarah McLeod She was 32, now 51 years old as Rosie Cotton

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Crew

Name Department
Fran Walsh as Producer. She was 44 (now 64) years old Production
Fran Walsh as Screenplay. She was 44 (now 64) years old Writing
Joe Bleakley as Art Direction. Art
Rob Outterside as Art Direction. Art
Mark Robins as Art Direction. He was 33 (now 53) years old Art
John Hubbard as Casting. He was 89 (74) years old when He died Production
Jamie Selkirk as Editor. He was 56 (now 75) years old Editing
Brent Burge as Sound Effects Editor. He was 3 (now 23) years old Sound
David Farmer as Sound Designer. He was 48 (now 67) years old Sound
Jules Cook as Assistant Art Director. Art
Jeremy Woodhead as Makeup Artist. Costume & Make-Up
Rick Findlater as Makeup Artist. He was 3 (now 23) years old Costume & Make-Up
Margaret Aston as Makeup Artist. Costume & Make-Up
Noreen Wilkie as Makeup Artist. Costume & Make-Up
Peter Jackson as Director. He was 42 (45) years old when He died Directing
Peter Jackson as Producer. He was 42 (45) years old when He died Production
Peter Jackson as Screenplay. He was 42 (45) years old when He died Writing
Howard Shore as Original Music Composer. He was 57 (now 76) years old Sound
Barrie M. Osborne as Producer. He was 59 (now 78) years old Production
Philippa Boyens as Screenplay. She was 3 (now 23) years old Writing
J. R. R. Tolkien as Novel. He was 111 (81) years old when He died Writing
Christopher Boyes as Sound Re-Recording Mixer. He was 3 (now 23) years old Sound
Sala Baker as Stunts. He was 27 (now 46) years old Crew
Dan Hennah as Set Decoration. He was 53 (now 73) years old Art
Dan Hennah as Supervising Art Director. He was 53 (now 73) years old Art
Ann Robinson as Casting. She was 74 (now 93) years old Production
Janine Schneider as Makeup Artist. Costume & Make-Up
Beau Borders as Sound Effects Editor. He was 3 (now 23) years old Sound
Paul Lasaine as Visual Effects Art Director. Crew
Amy Hubbard as Casting. Production
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (19 years)

The eye of the enemy is moving.

  • Release day: Monday, December 01, 2003
  • Runtime: 201 minutes
  • Budget: 94000000.00
  • Revenue: 1118888979.00