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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers is a 2002 epic high fantasy adventure film based on The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien.

Plot Edit

Summary taken from The Two Tower's page on Wikiepdia

Frodo Baggins and Samwise Gamgee continue their journey to Mordor to destroy the One Ring by throwing it into Mount Doom. They are attacked in the night by Gollum, former owner of the Ring, but they capture him. Sympathising with Gollum for their shared burden, Frodo asks Gollum to lead them safely to Mordor, despite Sam’s objections. Meanwhile, Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli pursue the Uruk-hai who kidnapped their friends Merry and Pippin. The Uruk-hai are slaughtered by the Rohirrim army of Rohan, but the two Hobbits escape into Fangorn Forest where they meet the Ent Treebeard. Aragorn’s group later meet the Rohirrim who have been banished by their king Théoden, who is manipulated by Saruman’s servant Grima Wormtongue. Tracking the Hobbits in Fangorn, Aragorn’s group encounter a resurrected Gandalf who perished in Moria, but was revived to help save Middle Earth.

Gollum leads Frodo and Sam through the Dead Marshes whilst evading the Nazgûl. They reach the Black Gate to Mordor but Gollum stops them, saying it's too risky and that there is another entrance, finding himself becoming loyal to Frodo for his kindness. The trio later are captured by the Rangers of Ithilien, led by Faramir, brother of the late Boromir. When Faramir discovers Frodo has the Ring, he intends on taking him to Gondor, capturing Gollum when Frodo exposes him. Aragorn, Gandalf, Legolas, and Gimli travel to Rohan’s capital Edoras where Gandalf releases Théoden from Saruman’s power and Wormtongue is banished. Learning Saruman plans on wiping out Rohan with an army of Uruk-hai, Théoden decides to move his citizens to the protection of Helm's Deep, but Gandalf departs to find the Rohirrim led by Théoden's nephew Éomer. Aragorn strikes up a friendship with Théoden’s niece Éowyn who quickly falls in love with him. During a Warg attack, Aragorn falls off a cliff into a river, but is found by his horse and taken to Helm’s Deep.

In Fangorn, Merry and Pippin attend an Ent council but learn Treebeard and the others will not participate in the war. They convince them otherwise when they show the destruction Saruman has unleashed on the forests around Isengard. The Ents storm Isengard and imprison Saruman in his tower. The Uruk-hai army arrive at Helm’s Deep, finding a makeshift army of peasants and Elves from Rivendell waiting for them. A great battle follows with Théoden losing hope until Aragorn convinces him to ride out and meet them. Gandalf and the Rohirrim arrive, turning the tide of the battle and destroying the Uruk-hai.

Frodo, Sam, and Gollum are taken to the fallen Gondor city Osgiliath but they are attacked by the Nazgûl and Mordor army. Sam informs Faramir of how the Ring nearly drove Boromir mad, stunning Faramir. Frodo is nearly captured by the Nazgûl but Sam tackles him down a flight of stairs, saving him. After the attack ends, Faramir frees the trio and sends them on their way. Gollum, hurt by Frodo’s seeming betrayal, decides to reclaim the Ring by leading Frodo and Sam to a creature he refers to as “her”, leading them away towards Mordor.

Cast Edit

Actor Role

Bruce Allpress

Aldor

Sean Astin

Sam

John Bach

Madril

Sala Baker

Man Flesh Uruk

Cate Blanchett

Galadriel

Orlando Bloom

Legolas

Billy Boyd

Pippin

Jed Brophy

Sharku / Snaga

Sam Comery

Eothain

Brad Dourif

Wormtongue

Calum Gittins

Haleth

Bernard Hill

Theoden

Bruce Hopkins

Gamling

Paris Howe Strewe

Theodred

Christopher Lee

Saruman

Nathaniel Lees

Ugluk

John Leigh

Hama

Robbie Magasiva

Mauhur

Robyn Malcolm

Morwen

Ian McKellen

Gandalf

Dominic Monaghan

Merry

Viggo Mortensen

Aragorn

Miranda Otto

Eowyn

Craig Parker

Haldir

Bruce Phillips

Rohan Soldier

Robert Pollock

Mordor Orc

John Rhys-Davies

Gimli / Voice of Treebeard

Andy Serkis

Gollum

Olivia Tennet

Freda

Ray Trickitt

Bereg (as Ray Trickett)

Liv Tyler

Arwen

Karl Urban

Eomer

Stephen Ure

Grishnakh

Hugo Weaving

Elrond

David Wenham

Faramir

Elijah Wood

Frodo

Victoria Beynon-Cole

Hero Orc

Lee Hartley

Hero Orc

Phil Grieve

Hero Orc (as Philip Grieve)

Billy Jackson

Cute Rohan Refugee Child

Katie Jackson

Cute Rohan Refugee Child

Sean Bean

Boromir (extended edition)

Phillip Spencer Harris

Ranger 1 (extended edition)

Timothy Lee

Wildman (extended edition)

John Noble

Denethor (extended edition)

Jarl Benzon

Elven Warrior / Rohan Stable Boy

Jørn Benzon

Elven Warrior 

Ben Britton

Elf Warrior / Man of Rohan 

Riley Brophy

Cute Rohan Refugee Child 

Alistair Browning

Damrod 

Karlos Drinkwater

Easterling Warrior 

Alexia Fairbrother

Elven Warrior 

Daniel Falconer

Elven Warrior / Rivendell Elf 

Ben Fransham

Elven Warrior 

Dan Hennah

Rohan Recruit 

Paul Holmes

Orc 

Peter Jackson

Spear-throwing Rohan Soldier 

Gareth Jensen

Elf Warrior 

Sam Kelly

Elf Warrior / Uruk-hai 

Sandro Kopp

Elven Warrior 

Alan Lee

Rohan Recruit 

Cameron Lemon

Rohan Refugee 

Joseph Mika-Hunt

Uruk-hai / Gondorian Soldier 

Henry Mortensen

Rohan Boy Recruit 

Paul Norell

Easterling 

Barrie M. Osborne

Rock-throwing Rohan Soldier 

Campbell Rousselle

Tree-cutting Orc 

Allan Smith

Dead Marshes Elf 

Dianne Smith

Rohan Woman 

Marcus Thorne

Featured Orc 

Greg Tozer

Conscripting Rohan Soldier 

Morgan Turner

Osama the Hobbit

Piripi Waretini

Uruk-hai Warrior 

Hannah Wood

Rohan Woman in Cave 

Kelley Kerr Young

Rohan Refugee