Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring (Platinum Series Special Extended Edition), The




DTS 5.1, Dolby Digital 5.1 EX, Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo






New Line Home Entertainment

Release Date

January 1, 2001

DVD Release

November 12, 2002







Peter Jackson


Edition Details Cast
Director's Cut, DTS Surround Sound, Color, Box set, Widescreen
  (c) 2002 New Line Home Entertainment, Inc. (c) 2001 New Line Productions, Inc. TM The Saul Zaentz Company d/b/a Tolkien Enterprises under license to New Line Productions, Inc. All Rights Reserved
  DISCS 1-2: The Feature
  Unique version of the epic adventure with over 30 minutes of never-before-seen footage incorporated into the film
  Commentary by Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, and Philippa Boyens
  Commentary by the design team
  Commentary by the production/post-production team
  Commentary by 10 actors, including Elijah Wood and Ian McKellen
  Easter egg: theatrical preview of The Two Towers
  DISCS 3-4: The Appendices
  Two discs with hours of original content including multiple documentaries and design/photo galleries with thousands of images to give viewers an in-depth behind-the-scenes look at The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  DISC 3: "From Book to Vision":
  Adapting the book into a screenplay & planning the film
  Designing and building Middle-earth
  Storyboards to pre-visualization
  Weta Workshop visit: An up-close look at the weapons, armor, creatures, and miniatures from the film
  An interactive map of Middle-earth tracing the journey of the Fellowship
  An interactive map of New Zealand highlighting the location scouting process
  Galleries of art and slideshows with commentaries by the artists
  Guided tour of the wardrobe department
  Footage from early meetings, moving storyboards, and pre-visualization reels
  DISC 4: "From Vision to Reality":
  Bringing the characters to life
  A day in the life of a hobbit
  Principal photography: Stories from the set
  Scale: Creating the illusion of size
  Galleries of behind-the-scenes photographs and personal cast photos
  Editorial and visual effects multi-angle progressions
  Sound design demonstration
  Number of discs: 4
Noel ApplebyEverard Proudfoot
Sean AstinSam Gamgee
Sala BakerSauron
Sean BeanBoromir
Cate BlanchettGaladriel
Orlando BloomLegolas Greenleaf
Billy BoydPippin
Marton CsokasCeleborn
Megan EdwardsMrs. Proudfoot
Michael ElsworthGondorian Archivist
Mark FergusonGil-Galad
Ian HolmBilbo Baggins
Ian McKellenGandalf
Christopher LeeSaruman
Lawrence MakoareLurtz
Brent McIntyreWitch-King
Peter McKenzieElendil
Sarah McLeodRosie Cotton
Dominic MonaghanMerry
Viggo MortensenAragorn
Ian MuneBounder
Craig ParkerHaldir
Cameron RhodesFarmer Maggot
John Rhys-DaviesGimli
Martyn SandersonGate Keeper
Andy SerkisGollum
Harry SinclairIsildur
Liv TylerArwen
David WeatherleyBarliman Butterbur
Hugo WeavingElrond
Elijah WoodFrodo Baggins
Alan HowardThe Ring
Lee HartleyHero Orcs, Goblins, Uruks & Ringwraiths
Sam La HoodHero Orcs, Goblins, Uruks & Ringwraiths
Chris StreeterHero Orcs, Goblins, Uruks & Ringwraiths
Jonathan JordanHero Orcs, Goblins, Uruks & Ringwraiths
Semi KuresaHero Orcs, Goblins, Uruks & Ringwraiths
Clinton UlyattHero Orcs, Goblins, Uruks & Ringwraiths
Paul BrysonHero Orcs, Goblins, Uruks & Ringwraiths
Lance Fabian KempHero Orcs, Goblins, Uruks & Ringwraiths
Jono ManksHero Orcs, Goblins, Uruks & Ringwraiths
Ben PriceHero Orcs, Goblins, Uruks & Ringwraiths
Philip GrieveHero Orcs, Goblins, Uruks & Ringwraiths
Billy JacksonCute Hobbit Child
Katie JacksonCute Hobbit Child
Norman ForseyGaffer Gamgee (extended edition)
Peter JacksonAlbert Dreary
Bill JohnsonOld Noakes (extended edition)
Timothy BartlettHobbit
Thomas McGintyHero Orcs, Goblins, Uruks & Ringwraiths
Shane RangiWhite Witch King of Agmar
Brian SergentTed Sandyman (extended edition)
Peter CorriganOtho (extended edition)
Taea HartwellChild Hobbit
Elizabeth MoodyLobelia Sackville-Baggins (extended edition)
Kate O'RourkeHero Orcs, Goblins, Uruks & Ringwraiths
Victoria Beynon-ColeHero Orcs, Goblins, Uruks & Ringwraiths
Lori DungeyMrs. Bracegirdle (extended edition)