Picture from Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Overall B

In the continuing saga of The Lord of the Rings, the faithful hobbits, Frodo (Elijah Wood) and Sam (Sean Austin), find their journey to get rid of the burdensome Ring of Power impeded by greedy desires of others.

Violence D+
Sexual Content A-
Profanity A
Substance Use A-

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for epic battle sequences and some scary images

Talk to your kids about…

Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

The burden Frodo is asked to bear becomes so heavy he feels he can no longer carry it. Where does the extra strength he needs come from? Where have you turned when you have felt weighed down by sorrow or responsibility?

How do you interpret the events that lead up to Gandalf’s return? What are your feelings about the life after death?