The Lord of the rings : the motion picture trilogy
(Blu-ray disc) 

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Published
[Los Angeles, CA] : New Line Home Entertainment, [2011]., Burbank, CA :
Format
Blu-ray disc
Edition
Extended edition.
ISBN
9780780682313, 0780682319
Physical Desc
6 Blu-rays (approximately 11 hr., 21 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 9 DVDs (sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.) + 3 folded sheets ([6] pages : color ; 15 cm x 44 cm, folded to 15 cm x 11 cm) 
Rating
MPAA rating: PG-13; for epic battle sequences and some scary images.
Status
Lawson McGhee Library - Feature Films - Media collection
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Language
English
ISBN
9780780682313, 0780682319
UPC
794043151293, 2000048937, 2000048939, 2000056855, 2000048936, 2000048938, 2000056859, 2000048930, 2000048931, 2000056863, 2000056852, 2000056854, 2000056856, 2000056858, 2000056860, 2000056862

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General Note
Based on the Lord of the Rings books by J.R.R. Tolkien.
General Note
Originally released as motion pictures in 2001, 2002, and 2003.
General Note
Includes the extended edition of each film and approximately seven hrs. of extras.
General Note
Wide screen (2.40:1).
General Note
Special features (The Fellowship of the Ring): 4 different audio commentaries by the director and writers, the cast, the production team and the design team.
General Note
Special features (The Fellowship of the Ring behind the scenes): Film using raw footage to reveal the inside story of the film franchise created by filmmaker Costa Botes and selected by Peter Jackson.
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Special features (The Two Towers): 4 different audio commentaries by the director and writers, the cast, the production team and the design team.
General Note
Special features (The Two Towers behind the scenes): Film using raw footage to reveal the inside story of the film franchise created by filmmaker Costa Botes and selected by Peter Jackson.
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Special features (The Return of the King): 4 different audio commentaries by the director and writers, the cast, the production team and the design team.
General Note
Special features (The Return of the King behind the scenes): Film using raw footage to reveal the inside story of the film franchise created by filmmaker Costa Botes and selected by Peter Jackson.
General Note
Special features (The appendices part one): J.R.R. Tolkien - Creator of Middle-earth; From book to script; Storyboards and pre-viz: Making words into images; Designing Middle-earth; Weta Workshop; Costume design; Early storyboard sequence: The prologue; Abandoned storyboard sequence: Orc pursuit into Lothlórien; Abandoned storyboard sequence: Sarn Gebir rapids chase; Pre-viz animatic: Gandalf rides to Orthanc; Pre-viz animatic: The stairs of Khazad-dûm; Storyboard to film comparison: Nazgûl attack at Bree; Pre-viz to film comparison: The bridge of Khazad-dûm; Bag End set test; Middle-earth atlas; New Zealand as Middle-earth; The peoples of Middle-earth gallery; The realms of Middle-earth gallery.
General Note
Special features (The appendices part two): The fellowship of the cast; A day in the life of a hobbit; Cameras in Middle-earth; Scale; Big-atures; Weta Digital; Editorial: Assembling an epic; Digital grading; The soundscapes of Middle-earth; Music for Middle-earth; The road goes ever on...; Editorial demonstration: "The Council of Elrond"; Production photo gallery; Miniatures gallery.
General Note
Special features (The appendices part three): J.R.R. Tolkien: Origins of Middle-earth; From book to script: Finding the story; Designing Middle-earth; Weta workshop; The taming of Sméagol; Andy Serkis animation reference; Gollum's "stand in"; Middle-earth atlas; New Zealand as Middle-earth; The peoples of Middle-earth gallery; The realms of Middle-earth gallery.
General Note
Special features (The appendices part four): Warriors of the Third Age; Cameras in Middle-earth; Big-atures; Weta Digital; Editorial: Refining the story; Music for Middle-earth; The soundscapes of Middle-earth; "The Battle for Helm's Deep is over..."; The flooding of Isengard animatic; Sound demonstration: Helm's Deep; Production photos gallery; Abandoned concepts - Slime Balrog gallery; Abandoned concepts - Endless stair gallery; Miniature galleries.
General Note
Special features (The appendices part five):J.R.R. Tolkien: The legacy of Middle-earth; From book to script: Forging the final chapter; Designing Middle-earth; Big-atures; Weta workshop; Costume design; Home of the Horse Lords; Abandoned concept: "Aaragorn battles Sauron"; Middle-earth atlas; New Zealand as Middle-earth; The peoples of Middle-earth galleries; The realms of Middle-earth galleries; Miniatures galleries.
General Note
Special features (The appendices part six): Cameras in Middle-earth; Weta Digital; Editorial: Completing the trilogy; Music for Middle-earth; The soundscapes of Middle-earth; The end of all things; The passing of an Age; Production photo gallery; Visual effects demonstration: "The Mûmakil Battle"; Cameron Duncan: The inspiration for "Into the West"; "DFK6498"; "Strike Zone."
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Andrew Lesnie ; editor, John Gilbert (The Fellowship of the Ring), Michael Horton (The Two Towers), Jamie Selkirk (The Return of the King) ; music, Howard Shore ; costume designers, Ngila Dickson, Richard Taylor ; production designer, Grant Major.
Participants/Performers
Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, John Rhys-Davies, Bernard Hill, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Hugo Weaving, Miranda Otto, David Wenham, Karl Urban, John Noble, Andy Serkis, Ian Holm, Sean Bean.
Description
The Fellowship of the Ring: "The Fellowship of the Ring is an epic adventure of good against evil, the power of friendship and individual courage. The saga centers around an unassuming Hobbit named Frodo Baggins who inherits a Ring that would give a dark and powerful lord the power to enslave the world. With a loyal fellowship of elves, dwarves, men and a wizard, Frodo embarks on a heroic quest to destroy the One Ring and pave the way for the emergence of mankind."--Amazon.com.
Description
The Two Towers: "Frodo Baggins and the Fellowship continue their quest to destroy the One Ring and stand against the evil of the dark lord Sauron. The Fellowship has divided and now find themselves taking different paths to defeating Sauron and his allies. Their destinies now lie at two towers - Orthanc Tower in Isengard, where the corrupted wizard Saruman waits and Sauron's fortress at Baraddur, deep within the dark lands of Mordor."--Amazon.com.
Description
The Return of the King: "The final battle for Middle-earth begins. Frodo and Sam, led by Gollum, continue their dangerous mission toward the fires of Mount Doom in order to destroy the One Ring. Aragorn struggles to fulfill his legacy as he leads his outnumbered followers against the growing power of the Dark Lord Sauron, so that the Ring-bearer may complete his quest."--Amazon.com.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for epic battle sequences and some scary images.
System Details
Blu-ray; 1080p high-definition; DTS-HD Master Audio 6.1 (English), Dolby Digital 5.1 (Portuguese); requires Blu-ray player.
Language
In English or Portuguese with optional Portuguese or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH). All language options are not listed on container.
Awards
Academy Awards, 2001: Best Cinematography (Andrew Lesnie); Best Music, Original Score (Howard Shore).
Awards
Academy Awards, 2003: Best Picture; Best Director (Peter Jackson); Best Adapted Screenplay (Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson); Best Costume Design (Ngila Dickson, Richard Taylor); Best Editing (Jamie Selkirk); Best Score (Howard Shore).

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Jackson, P., Walsh, F., Boyens, P., Sinclair, S. (., Osborne, B., Sanders, T. (. p., Wood, E., McKellen, I., Tyler, L., Mortensen, V., Astin, S., Blanchett, C., Rhys-Davies, J., Hill, B., Boyd, B., Monaghan, D., Bloom, O., Weaving, H., Otto, M., Wenham, D., Urban, K., Noble, J., Serkis, A., Holm, I., Bean, S., Lesnie, A., Gilbert, J. G., Horton, M. (. e., Selkirk, J., Shore, H., Dickson, N., Taylor, R. J., Major, G., & Tolkien, J. R. R. 1. (2011). The Lord of the rings: the motion picture trilogy (Extended edition.). New Line Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Peter Jackson et al.. 2011. The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy. [Los Angeles, CA]: New Line Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Peter Jackson et al.. The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy [Los Angeles, CA]: New Line Home Entertainment, 2011.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Jackson, Peter, et al. The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy Extended edition., New Line Home Entertainment, 2011.

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