Discs 1-2: Special Extended Edition of the Film:

  • Four Audio Commentaries by Director and Writers, the Design Team, the Production Team and the Cast (Featuring more than 30 participants including Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen and Academy Award® winners Richard Taylor, Andrew Lesnie, Howard Shore, Jim Rygiel, Randy Cook, and cast including Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Sean Astin, John Rhys-Davies, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monahagan, Orland Bloom, Christopher Lee and Sean Bean.

Disc 3: The Appendices Part One – From Book To Vision:

  • Six documentaries covering JR.R. Tolkien, the process of adapting a book into a screenplay and planning the film, designing and building Middle-earth, as well as a visit to Weta Workshop with an up close look at the costumes, weapons, armor, creatures and miniatures created for the film.
  • An interactive map of Middle-earth tracing the journey of the Fellowship
  • Galleries of art and accompanying slide shows with commentaries by the artists (includes an archive of nearly 2000 images
  • Storyboards and previsualization sequences with film comparisons

Disc 4: From Vision To Reality:

  • 11 Original documentaries covering the cast, principal photography a day in the life of a hobbit, visual effects, post production, editing, music and sound and the release of the film
  • Galleries of Behind-the-Scenes Photographs

4-Disc Platinum Series Special Extended DVD Edition

Based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s masterpiece, The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring is an epic adventure of good against evil, the power of friendship and individual courage.

The saga centers around an unassuming Hobbit named Frodo Baggins who inherits a Ring that would give a dark and powerful lord the power to enslave the world. With a loyal fellowship of elves, dwarves, men and a wizard, Frodo embarks on a heroic quest to destroy The One Ring and pave the way for the emergence of mankind

  Ian Holm
  Ian McKellen
  Elijah Wood
  Viggo Mortensen
  Cate Blanchett
  Liv Tyler
  Christopher Lee
  Sean Bean
  Sean Astin
  John Rhys-Davies
  Andy Serkis
  Hugo Weaving
  Orlando Bloom
  Billy Boyd
  Dominic Monaghan

  Peter Jackson
  Fran Walsh
  Phillippa Boyens

  Peter Jackson
  Fran Walsh
  Barrie M. Osborne
  Tim Sanders

  Peter Jackson

  J.R.R. Tolkien