The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Poster

Release Date: December 18th, 2002

DVD Release Date: August 26th, 2003

PG-13|2 hr 59 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

Production Co: New Line Cinema, Saul Zaentz Company

Distributors: New Line Cinema

Keywords: Survival, Temptation, Sacrifice, Intense, Quest, Dark, Underdog, Suspenseful

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Awards

Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2002)
Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2002)
Winner Achievement in Special Visual Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)
Nominated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2002)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2002)
Winner Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Sound
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2002)
Winner Orange Film of the Year
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)
Winner Visual Effects
Nominated Art Direction
Winner Sound Editing
Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)
Nominated David Lean Award for Achievement in Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2002)
Nominated Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)
Nominated Production Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)
Nominated Make Up & Hair
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2002)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2002)
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama