This film adapts the final book of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy where the Hobbits, Frodo and Samwise, struggle through the barren land of Mordor to destroy the Ruling Ring in Mount Doom. At the same time, Gandalf and the others wage a desperate battle against the forces of Sauron at Minas Tirith, but Sauron seems to have the upper hand while the source of his power, the Ring, slowly threatens to corrupt its bearers. Written by
Kenneth Chisholm <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
Many Tolkien fans were disappointed when Ralph Bakshi
's 1978 adaptation of "Lord of the Rings" covered only the first two books of Tolkien's trilogy. When it became clear that Bakshi would not produce a sequel, Rankin and Bass finished the story for him with this TV movie. This production is considered by many fans to be vastly superior to Bakshi's 1978 movie. See more
Gandalf mispronounces the place-name "Lebennin". The stress should be on the second syllable, not the first. See more
Peregrin 'Pippin' Took
Fine time to fall asleep!
Who's asleep? Just resting my eyes.
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