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PG-13| 3 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
The sequel to the Golden Globe-nominated and AFI Award-winning "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring," "The Two Towers" follows the continuing quest of Frodo (Elijah Wood) and the Fellowship to destroy the One Ring. Frodo and Sam (Sean Astin) discover they are being followed by the mysterious Gollum. Aragorn (Viggo Mortensen), the Elf archer Legolas and Gimli the Dwarf encounter the besieged Rohan kingdom, whose once great King Theoden has fallen under Saruman's deadly spell.

Cast: Elijah Wood , Ian McKellen , Liv Tyler , Viggo Mortensen , Sean Astin , Cate Blanchett , John Rhys-Davies , Bernard Hill

Director: Peter Jackson

Genres: Fantasy, Adventure

Distributor: New Line Cinema

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

Release Date: December 18th, 2002|3 hr. 43 min.

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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Spectacular in every sense of the word, even if you don' t know an Orc from a Uruk-Hai. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    An outstanding effort that maintains the integrity and purpose that distinguished "The Fellowship of the Ring." show more

  • 88
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Epic battles, spectacular effects and multiple story lines make The Two Towers a most excellent middle chapter in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy. show more

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Viggo Mortensen Doesn't Really Care for the Last Two 'Lord of the Rings' Movies

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Katie Roberts on May 15th, 2014 7:30PM

If you thought the second and third installments in Peter Jackson's "Lord of the Rings" series -- "The Two Towers" and "Return of the King" -- were a little too CGI-ed, you're not alone: Star Viggo...

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