Animator Ralph Bakshi's literal adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic fantasy trilogy, The Lord of the Rings
, is brought to the screen. An evil sorcerer from a previous era created a magical ring which enables its users to call upon its tremendous powers to rule the world, but it inevitably warps them to evil. It was believed lost, but during a resurgence of magical evil in the world, Bilbo, a simple, plain-spoken hobbit, recovers it from its hiding place. The forces of good give his nephew Frodo the choice to bear the awful burden of the ring to a place where it may be destroyed. Rated PG. Approx. 133 minutes.Special Features:
- Re-mastered in an all-new Deluxe Edition!
- "Forging Through The Darkness: The Ralph Bakshi Vision for TheLord of the Rings" (approx.30 minutes)
- Languages and Subtitles: English, French, ans Spanish