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Beyond the Movie: Lord of the Rings: Return of the King

Beyond the Movie: Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
57:00 | 2003

Categories: Documentary, Biography, History, Sci-Fi

Join National Geographic for a compelling exploration of the real world parallels to the events and characters brought to life in the epic motion picture The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. Discover the legacy of history's ''reluctant heroes'' and their striking resemblance to the film's characters. Compare the roles of ''wise counselors'' like Gandalf, and powerful friendships like that of Frodo and Sam, to their historic counterparts. With Beyond the Movie: Lord of the Rings: Return of the King, experience thrilling film footage that illustrates how history changing events are reflected in the film's story of courage and camaraderie triumphing over impossible odds. Includes insights from leading historians, field experts and members of the filmmaking team.


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December 28, 2014



July 16, 2014
Well, let's drift around through the history of USA, England, Russia, etc. and say over and over again: geez, Lord of the Rings is like history. You could do the same with The Toxic Avenger, to the same result. Awful