While Frodo Baggins and his friend Samwise continue on to Mordor to destroy the one ring, their allies launch assaults on Isengard, Helm's Deep, and the corrupt wizard Saruman.
This is the second film in Peter Jackson's magnificent trilogy based on J.R.R. Tolkein's classic fantasy. Guiding hobbits Frodo and Sam is Gollum, who was once in possession of the Ring that is not entrusted to Frodo. Viggo Mortensen returns as Aragorn,the warrior who helps a king defend his castle against the possessed armies of the magician Saruman (the venerable Christopher Lee). This Extended Edition contains 40-min. of never-before-seen footage incorporated into the film.