Release Info - The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

Genres: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Taglines: This Christmas the journey ends.

Director: Peter Jackson

Writers: J.R.R. Tolkien, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, ...

Stars: Noel Appleby, Alexandra Astin, Sean Astin, David Aston, ...

The final confrontation between the forces of good and evil fighting for control of the future of Middle-earth. Hobbits Frodo and Sam reach Mordor in their quest to destroy the "one ring", while Aragorn leads the forces of good against Sauron's evil army at the stone city of Minas Tirith.

Release Dates:

New Zealand 01 Dec 2003 (Wellington) (premiere)
Germany 10 Dec 2003 (Berlin) (premiere)
UK 11 Dec 2003 (London) (premiere)
Austria 17 Dec 2003
Belgium 17 Dec 2003
Canada 17 Dec 2003
Switzerland 17 Dec 2003 (French speaking region)
Switzerland 17 Dec 2003 (German speaking region)
Chile 17 Dec 2003
Germany 17 Dec 2003
Denmark 17 Dec 2003
Spain 17 Dec 2003
Finland 17 Dec 2003
France 17 Dec 2003
UK 17 Dec 2003
Greece 17 Dec 2003
Ireland 17 Dec 2003
South Korea 17 Dec 2003
Mexico 17 Dec 2003
Netherlands 17 Dec 2003
Norway 17 Dec 2003
Portugal 17 Dec 2003
Sweden 17 Dec 2003
USA 17 Dec 2003
Hong Kong 18 Dec 2003
Israel 18 Dec 2003
New Zealand 18 Dec 2003
Singapore 18 Dec 2003
Taiwan 18 Dec 2003
Malaysia 19 Dec 2003
Peru 19 Dec 2003
Puerto Rico 19 Dec 2003
Thailand 19 Dec 2003
Turkey 19 Dec 2003
South Africa 19 Dec 2003
Brazil 25 Dec 2003
Colombia 25 Dec 2003
Panama 25 Dec 2003
Venezuela 25 Dec 2003
United Arab Emirates 26 Dec 2003
Australia 26 Dec 2003
Bolivia 26 Dec 2003
Ecuador 26 Dec 2003
Iceland 26 Dec 2003
Lebanon 26 Dec 2003
Paraguay 26 Dec 2003
Serbia 26 Dec 2003
Uruguay 26 Dec 2003
Croatia 28 Dec 2003
Japan (Tokyo) (premiere)
Argentina 01 Jan 2004
Poland 01 Jan 2004
Estonia 02 Jan 2004
Romania 02 Jan 2004
Hungary 08 Jan 2004
Slovenia 08 Jan 2004
Philippines 09 Jan 2004
Bulgaria 10 Jan 2004
Indonesia 14 Jan 2004
Czech Republic 15 Jan 2004
Slovakia 15 Jan 2004
Georgia 22 Jan 2004
Italy 22 Jan 2004
Russia 22 Jan 2004
Ukraine 22 Jan 2004
Kazakhstan 23 Jan 2004
Bahrain 28 Jan 2004
Kuwait 28 Jan 2004
India 06 Feb 2004
Egypt 11 Feb 2004
Japan 14 Feb 2004
China 12 Mar 2004
Canada 05 Feb 2011 (Digital Film Festival)
USA 28 Jun 2011 (extended version) (re-release) (limited)
USA 08 Dec 2012 (re-release)
USA 03 Dec 2003 (Los Angeles, California) (premiere)
USA 15 Dec 2003 (New York City, New York) (premiere)
Italy 18 Jan 2004 (Future Film Festival)

Also Known As:

(original title) The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Argentina El señor de los anillos: El retorno del rey
Bulgaria (Bulgarian title) Властелинът на пръстените: Завръщането на краля
Brazil O Senhor dos Anéis: O Retorno do Rei
Canada (French title) Le seigneur des anneaux - Le retour du roi
Czech Republic Pán prstenu: Návrat krále
Germany Der Herr der Ringe - Die Rückkehr des Königs
Denmark Ringenes herre: Kongen vender tilbage
Estonia Sõrmuste isand: Kuninga tagasitulek
Spain (Catalan title) El senyor dels anells: El retorn del rei
Spain El señor de los anillos: El retorno del rey
Finland Taru sormusten herrasta: Kuninkaan paluu
France Le seigneur des anneaux: Le retour du roi
Greece (transliterated ISO-LATIN-1 title) O arhontas ton dahtylidion: I epistrofi tou vasilia
Greece Ο Άρχοντας των Δαχτυλιδιών: Η Επιστροφή του Βασιλιά
Croatia Gospodar prstenova: Povratak kralja
Hungary A Gyűrűk Ura: A király visszatér
Israel (Hebrew title) Sar Hatabaot: Shivat Hamelekh'
Iceland Hringadróttinssaga: Hilmir snýr heim
Italy Il signore degli anelli - Il ritorno del re
Japan Rôdo obu za ringu - Ô no kikan
Lithuania Ziedu Valdovas: Karaliaus sugrizimas
Macedonia Gospodarot na prstenite: Vrakjanjeto na kralot
Mexico El señor de los anillos - El retorno del rey
Netherlands (informal literal title) In de ban van de ring: De terugkeer van de koning
Norway Ringenes herre: Atter en konge
Panama El señor de los anillos: El retorno del rey
Peru El señor de los anillos: El retorno del rey
Poland Władca pierścieni: Powrót króla
Portugal O Senhor dos Anéis - O Regresso do Rei
Romania Stapanul Inelelor: Intoarcerea Regelui
Serbia Gospodar prstenova - Povratak kralja
Russia Властелин колец: Возвращение короля
Sweden Sagan om konungens återkomst
Slovenia Gospodar prstanov: Kraljeva vrnitev
Slovakia Pán prstenov: Návrat krála
Turkey (Turkish title) Yüzüklerin Efendisi: Kralin Dönüsü
USA (short title) The Return of the King
Republic of Macedonia Gospodarot na prstenite: Vrakjanjeto na kralot
Canada (English title) The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Finland (Swedish title) Sagan om konungens återkomst
Finland Taru Sormusten herrasta - kuninkaan paluu
Ukraine Володар перснiв: Повернення короля