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National Geographic: Beyond the Movie - The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (2003)

TV Movie  -   -  Documentary  -  12 December 2003 (USA)
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Proper mindset understanding you're watching a documentary
31 July 2005 | by (San Diego, CA) – See all my reviews

I think National Geographic did a fine job for a documentary. Don't expect to re-watch the movie, that was not the goal of the project. See it for yourself. You have to be prepared for this and understand that it won't be an all action packed adventure film. To most it will seem boring but to those dedicated Tolkien fans it's another piece of the collection. Again, only watch it if you're a dedicated Tolkien fan and are an adult that can handle listening to conversation about the films and Middle Earth rather than have somebody narrate it for you with pictures and music. I just think some viewers are spoiled with the great work Peter Jackson did and expect something of equal magnifience.

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