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SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 18: A wax version of Gollum from "The Lord of the Rings" sits on display at the Comic-Con International Convention being held at the San Diego Convention Center July 18, 2003 in San Diego, California. The four-day event, which bills itself as America's largest comic book and pop culture convention, runs through July 20 and features well-known comic publishers and creators. (Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)


Heads up, fans of the hobbits and elves alike…we’ve got some exciting news for ya!   The Academy Award-winning film Lord Of The Rings: Return Of The King will return to select theaters from today until April 20th!   The re-release is to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the film.

76th Annual Academy Awards - Pressroom

HOLLYWOOD, CA – FEBRUARY 29: (HOLLYWOOD REPORTER AND US TABS OUT) (L-R) Barrie M Osborne and Peter Jackson, winners of Best Picture for “The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King”, pose backstage at the 76th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theater on February 29, 2004 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)



The Lord Of The Rings trilogy, directed by Peter Jackson, remains one of the most amazing achievements in cinema history.   Jackson gambled by shooting all three movies at once…and the risk paid off.   Not only were the movies wildly successful at the box office…but they were also critically acclaimed as well.

Celebs Attend "Lord of the Rings" World Premiere

398424 02: (L-R) Actors Dominic Monaghan, Elijah Wood and Billy Boyd attend the world premiere of the movie “Lord of the Rings” December 10, 2001 at the Odeon Cinema in London. (Photo by Sion Touhig/Getty Images)



With memorable performances from several fantastic actors…a truly spectacular and one-of-a-kind story…and simply mind-boggling special effects…Return Of The King was the culmination of this dazzling story.

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Premiere

Bernard Hill, Viggo Mortensen, Liv Tyler, Orlando Bloom amd John Rhys-Davies at the premiere of “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers” at the Cinerama Dome Theatre and after-party at the Sunset Room in Hollywood, Ca. Sunday, Dec. 15, 2002. Photo by Kevin Winter/ImageDirect.



So, go check the listings for your local theater!   Because for some theaters, the hobbits are BACK!   YES!

Peter Jackson, New Zealand director of The Lord of

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND – MARCH 15: Peter Jackson, New Zealand director of The Lord of the Rings trilogy poses with the props from the fil set in his Wingnut Films office in Wellington New Zealand. Jackson has been nominated for best director at the 2002 Academy Awards and his film ‘The fellowship of the Ring’ has a further 12 nominations. (Photo by Robert Patterson/Getty Images)



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  • Original Trailer

  • Ride of the Rohirrim

  • Final Stand And Battle

  • The Crack Of Doom

  • Return Of The King

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