• Extras:
    DISCS ONE - FOUR: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

    DISCS FIVE - EIGHT: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

    DISCS NINE - TWELVE: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    DISCS THIRTEEN - EIGHTEEN: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    DISCS NINETEEN - TWENTY-FOUR: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    DISC TWENTY-FIVE (Blu-ray)
    * The Film - Extended Version part 1
    Audio Commentary by the Director and Writers
    Audio Commentary by the Design Team
    Audio Commentary by the Production/ Post-Production Team
    Audio Commentary by the Cast
    "The Lord of the Rings: War in the North - The Untold Story" Video Game Trailer (1:38)

    DISC TWENTY-SIX (Blu-ray)
    * The Film - Extended Edition part 2
    Audio Commentary by the Director and Writers
    Audio Commentary by the Design Team
    Audio Commentary by the Production/ Post-Production Team
    Audio Commentary by the Cast

    DISC TWENTY-SEVEN - Theatrical Edition Special Features (DVD)
    "The Quest Fulfilled: A Director's Vision" Featurette (23:00)
    "A Filmmaker's Journey: Making The Return of the King" Featurette (27:20)
    "National Geographic Special - The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" Documentary (51:44)
    "lordoftherings.net" Featurettes
    - Aragorn’s Destiny (3:25)
    - Minas Tirith: Capital of Gondor (3:12)
    - The Battle of Pelennor Fields (2:15)
    - Samwise the Brave (4:32)
    - Éowyn: White Lady of Rohan (3:44)
    - Digital Horse Doubles (4:36)
    Theatrical Trailers
    - Trailer One (2:44)
    - Trailer Two (0:53)
    TV Spots
    - Play All (6:34)
    - Heart/Frodo (0:30)
    - Every Path (0:30)
    - Test (0:30)
    - Aragorn (0:30)
    - Time (0:30)
    - Every Step (0:30)
    - Sword (0:30)
    - Decided (0:30)
    - Time Review (0:30)
    - Decided Review (0:30)
    - Step Golden Globes (0:30)
    - Globe Noms (0:30)
    - New Epic Globe (0:30)
    "The Lord of the Rings Trilogy" Supertrailer (6:22)
    "The Battle for Middle-earth Continues - Video Games from EA" Featurette (3:03)

    DISC TWENTY-EIGHT - "The Appendices Part Five - The War of the Ring" (DVD)
    Introduction (by Peter Jackson) (1:29)
    "J.R.R. Tolkien: The Legacy Of Middle-Earth" documentary (28:16)
    From Book To Script:
    - "From Book To Script: Forging The Final Chapter" documentary (23:56)
    - Abandoned Concept: 'Aragorn Battles Sauron' (5:03)
    Designing And Building Middle-Earth:
    - "Designing Middle-Earth" documentary (38:20)
    - "Big-atures" documentary (19:10)
    - "Weta Workshop" documentary (47:24)
    - "Costume Design" featurette (12:02)
    - Design Galleries (2123images):
    ---- 'The Peoples Of Middle-Earth'
    ---- 'The Realms Of Middle-Earth'
    ---- 'Miniatures'
    "Home Of The Horse Lords" documentary (30:14)
    Middle-Earth Atlas feature (Map of Middle-Earth)
    New Zealand As Middle-Earth: (15:19)
    - East Ithilien
    - Dunharrow
    - Paths Of The Dead
    - The Pelennor Fields
    - The Black Gate
    - Mordor

    DISC TWENTY-NINE - "The Appendices Part Six - The Passing of an Age" (DVD)
    Introduction (by Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Billy Boyd and Dominic Monaghan) (1:35)
    Filming The Return Of The King:
    - "Cameras In Middle-Earth" documentary (73:12)
    - Production Photos (70images)
    Visual Effects:
    - "Weta Digital" documentary (40:21)
    - Visual Effects Demonstration: "The Mumakil Battle" (0:30) (7 Angles) (with Optional Commentary)
    Post Production - Journey's End:
    - "Editorial: Completing The Trilogy" documentary (21:20)
    - "Music For Middle-Earth" documentary (22:02)
    - "The Soundscapes Of Middle-Earth" documentary (22:12)
    - "The End Of All Things" documentary (20:37)
    "The Passing Of An Age" documentary (24:10)
    Cameron Duncan - The Inspiration For 'Into The West':
    - "Cameron Duncan: The Inspiration For 'Into the West'" documentary (32:23)
    - Short Films:
    ---- "DFK6498" (Directed by Cameron Duncan) (4:38)
    ---- "Strike Zone" (Directed by Cameron Duncan) (11:17)

    DISC THIRTY - Costa Botes documentary (DVD)
    "The Return of the King: Behind the Scenes" documentary (112:02)
  • Subtitles:
    English HoH, Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Latin American)
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Picture Format:
    1080p 24fps AVC MPEG-4
  • Soundtrack(s):
    English DTS-HD Master Audio 6.1
    Portuguese (Brazilian) Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Case type:
    Special Case
  • Notes:
    The DVDs are R2 PAL.
    Packaged in a six-disc Viva Elite case alongside each of the three Hobbit films, the other two Lord of the Rings films, and a disc-breakdown booklet, housed inside a glossy cardboard slipcase.
  • Easter eggs:
    Disc One, select the One Ring icon on the Special Features scrolling menu to access a spoof Interview with Dominic Monaghan and Elijah Wood.
    Disc Two, select the One Ring icon from the Special Features scrolling menu to access an MTV Movie Awards clip with Peter Jackson and Ben Stiller.
    Discs Three and Four: Go to the Main Menu and press [Down] from the last choice to highlight the icon at the centre of the bottom. Press [Enter] to access the DVD Production Credits.

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