Lord of the Rings Trilogy: Extended Editions Parent Guide
Parent Movie Review
The MPAA has not rated The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy (Extended Editions) on Blu-ray (The three theatrical versions of these movies were awarded PG-13).
The three The Lord of the Rings movies (in their extended format) are releasing to Blu-ray. (The last release of this trilogy, on April 6, 2010, was the theatrical versions of the movies.) This 15-Disc Box Set includes 6 Blu-ray Discs and 9 DVDs. Digital Copies are available online. (Click here to read about the collection’s bonus materials.)
Follow these links to read our review of each of The Lord of the Rings movies:
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the KingDirected by Peter Jackson. Starring Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Cate Blanchett, Christopher Lee, Sean Astin, Sean Bean, Orlando Bloom. Running time: 681 minutes. Updated July 17, 2017
Lord of the Rings Trilogy: Extended Editions Parents' Guide
Some people have been critical of the studio’s decission to release this franchise to Blu-ray, first in its theatrical versions, and then in its extended editions. How do you feel about it? Do you think it is just a way to increase profits?
The most recent home video release of Lord of the Rings Trilogy: Extended Editions movie is June 28, 2011. Here are some details…
On August 28, 2012, The Lord of the Rings- The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings-The Two Towers and The Lord of the Rings- The Return of the King Extended Editions release in as a single movie on Blu-ray. Each title comes in a 5 disc set.
The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy - Extended Editions (Blu-ray)
Release Date: June 28, 2011
The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy - Extended Editions releases on Blu-ray with the following bonus extras:
- Audio Commentaries (multiple tracks for each film)
- The Appendices: Part 6: The Passing of an Age (Sixteen cast members, including Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Andy Serkis, John Rhys-Davies, Orlando Bloom, Christopher Lee, Bernard Hill, and Miranda Otto)
- Easter Eggs: MTV Movie Award Spoof (The Council of Elrod), MTV Movie Awards clip (Gollum accepting award)
- Costa Botes Documentaries: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King: Behind the Scenes (on DVD)
- The Appendices (on DVD): Part 1: From Book to Vision
- The Appendices: Part 2: From Vision to Reality
- The Appendices: Part 3: The Journey Continues
- The Appendices: Part 4: The Battle for Middle Earth
- The Appendices: Part 5: The War of the Ring