"One ring to rule them all. One ring to find them. One ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them." -- J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings -- In the second part of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings, Frodo Baggins (Elijah Wood - "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," "Everything is Illuminated") and the other members of the Fellowship continue on their sacred quest to destroy the One Ring -- but on separate paths. Their destinies lie at two towers -- Orthanc Tower in Isengard, where the corrupt wizard Saruman awaits, and Sauron's fortress at Barad-dur, deep within the dark lands of Mordor. Also starring Academy Award-nominee Viggo Mortensen ("A History of Violence," "Eastern Promises"), Academy Award-nominee and Golden Globe-winner Ian McKellan ("X-Men," TV's "Rasputin"), Orlando Bloom ("Troy," "The Pirates of the Caribbean” trilogy), Liv Tyler ("The Strangers," "The Incredible Hulk") and Academy Award and Golden Globe-winner Cate Blanchett ("Elizabeth," "The Aviator"). Winner of 2 Academy Awards!
Ratings and Reviews
- Average 8.5/10
- Fresh 238
- Rotten 12
Critics Consensus: The Two Towers balances spectacular action with emotional storytelling, leaving audiences both wholly satisfied and eager for the final chapter.
Outstanding adventure, but very violent battle scenes.
Cast & Crew
- New Line
- Action & Adventure
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- English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
- Danish (Subtitles), Finnish (Subtitles), Italian (Italy) (Subtitles), Norwegian (Subtitles), Swedish (Subtitles)
- Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.