New Line Cinema | Release Date: December 17, 2003 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Universal acclaim based on 41 Critics
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The invisible wizard Peter Jackson makes use of every scene to show us the meaning of magnificence. Never has a filmmaker aimed higher, or achieved more.
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Peter Jackson has not really made a movie of The Lord of the Rings; he has sprung clear of it to forge something new. He has drawn a deep breath, and taken the plunge. [5 January 2004, p. 89]