I watched the last movie of the animated lord of the rings trilogy first for this article. Directed by jules bass, arthur rankin jr with orson bean, john huston, theodore bikel, william conrad. There is a terrific list of alist actors giving alist performances. Dec 30, 2014 the return of the king is a loose adaptation of j. In depth information about the return of the king, produced by rankinbass productions. Featuring songs and dialogue from the original motion picture soundtrack of the 1980 rankinbass animated film.
First of all, i dont think its fair to compare this 1980 version of return of the king to the eventual peter jackson version. Watch the clip titled return of the king for the film the return of the king 1980. The return of the king tv movie 1980 photo gallery imdb. However, rankinbass had always planned on making a sequel based on the return of the king as their followup project to the hobbit. Having read the book several times, watched the films, and listened to the radio dramas, i was delighted to find these animations.
The film hits the most critical plot points, but is clearly aimed at the younger set, with little to interest even the most avid adult tolkien andor animation buff. The return of the king 1980 animated cartoon special. Based on the the original version of the hobbit and the return of. First of all, i dont think its fair to compare this 1980 version of return of the king to the. The return of the king deluxe edition gollum by warner bros. I love how minas tirith is under siege, the witch king enters and gandalf is. Pj had much more money and technological resources available.
The lotr made by an entirely different set of film makers seriously. This article is within the scope of wikiproject animation, a collaborative effort to build an encyclopedic guide to animation on wikipedia. The film is the third instalment in the lord of the rings trilogy and was produced by barrie m. Efendisini gunlerce arayan samwise gollumu gorunmez biriyle kavga ederken gorur. Tolkien, return of the king plots the quest to defeat the evil wizard sauron. Dec 10, 2012 the return of the king, also known as the return of the king.
I had to use my adult memory of the peter jackson films as a. A story of the hobbits, is a 1980 animated musical television special created by rankinbass and topcraft. This information was originally compiled while the lord of the rings film were still in production. The return is a 1980 american science fiction film directed by greydon clark. Based on the hobbit and the return of the king by j. Peter jacksons place in cinematic history is cemented with the return of the king and now star wars seems like a film made a long time ago in a. These are, in my opinion a great interpritation of the book.
It is now in the process of being updated with the actual changes that were made when the film went into release. A statistical break down of how many kills in return of the king animated. Tolkiens massive the lord of the rings published from 1954 to 1955 and taking its title from the last book in the trilogy. The hobbit, the lord of the rings, and the return of the king. The return of the king the 1980 movie, trailers, videos and more at yidio. The return of the king 1980 cast and crew moviefone. I would like to point out that i prefer the 1977 animated the hobbit to the 2012 version. The film is an adaptation of the return of the king, the third and final book in the lord of the rings by j.
The film is an adaptation of the return of the king, the third book in the lord of the rings by j. For me the rankinbass return of the king was the beginning of falling in love with a great story, and for that i will ever thank it. Feature films episode guides, cartoon characters and crew lists this film adapts the final book of the lord of the rings trilogy where the hobbits, frodo and samwise, struggle through the barren land of mordor to destroy the ruling ring in mount doom. Coupons amazonbasics gutscheine kundenservice gratisversand shoppingtipps verkaufen.
The return of the king 1980 is not available on streaming platforms, but is available on dvd. It stars janmichael vincent, cybill shepherd, martin landau, and raymond burr. The tv animated film aired on cbs on may 11, 1980 but was not as well received as the. If you would like to participate, you can edit the article attached to this page, help out with the open tasks, or contribute to the discussion.
The return of the king 1980 end credits video dailymotion. The timing is definitely striking rankinbasss the hobbit came out in 1977, bakshis lord of the rings in 1978, and return of the king, and then rankinbass came back with return of the king in 1980, but for better or worse. The return of the king 1980 film the name the return of the king refers to more than one character, item or concept. Unfortunately, this style works even less well here than in the hobbit, which really is a childrens story.
The return of the king 1980 is your weekend cheesy movie. The return of the king, also known as the return of the king. This was done out of practicality the return of the king dvd was the first used. Return of the king 1980 cirith ungol part 2 youtube. Return of the king 1980 less can be more by mangamadde. The return of the king 1980 the movie database tmdb. Thus is the 9hour epic saga of the lord of the rings trilogy. See the full list of the return of the king cast and crew including actors, directors, producers and more. The lord of the rings exhibition provides solace for british fans awaiting the december release of the return of the king. Based on the the original version of the hobbit and the return of the king by j. Sep 26, 2010 disneyland see hear read 382 1980 the return of the king a story of the hobbits duration.
Jan 09, 2020 the return of the king subtitled a story of the hobbits is an animated adaptation of the novel by j. The return of the king 1980 a hobbit faces the powers of darkness as he tries to destroy the ring of doom. Fakat birden alarm calmaya baslar ve ayak sesleri duyulur. The return of the king streaming ita 1980 film completo italiano altadefinizione cinema guarda the return of the king italiano 1980 film streaming. There is something about the animated fantasy films and tv shows of the 80s. Tolkiens lord of the rings is a much more adult work, but rankinbass essentially makes a kid movie out of it. This video has graphic imagery and spoilers, so viewer discretion is advised. Critical and fan reaction to the return of the king was lukewarm.
And if you have children too young for the novel or the intense peter jackson films, the return of the king 80 is a great way to get them hooked on j. The fellowship of the ring 2001, the two towers 2002 and the return of the king 2003. A story of the hobbits is a 1980 animated musical television film created by rankinbass and topcraft. The second of rankinbass animated tv specials based on the works of j. The return of the king is a 2003 epic fantasy adventure film directed by peter jackson, based on the third volume of j. The return of the king 1980 letterboxd social film.
The film is a followup to rankinbasss adaptation of the hobbit in 1977. The return of the king, is a 1979 animated musical television film created by. For a list of other meanings, see the return of the king disambiguation. The return of the king 1980 nr 0511 1980 us animation, family, fantasy, tv movie 1h 38m user score.
Tolkiens dense lord of the rings trilogy of fantasy novels via the final volume, the return of the king. The return of the king also known as the return of the king. The special aired on abc on sunday, november 11, 1979 and then released on video on sunday, may 11, 1980 as the restored version clarification needed. Tolkien which was produced by rankinbass as a tv special which originally aired on abc in the u. It met little commercial success and was released directly to television and video. Jessica aldred braves the orc models and elf dresses to find out what. A story of the hobbits, is a 1980 animated musical television film created by rankinbass and topcraft. The characters of gimli and legolas do not appear in this film, despite being major characters in the lord of the rings 1978, and both of their fathers being characters in the previous rankinbass production, the hobbit 1977tv. The film was created by the same team which had worked on the 1977 animated. At his 129th birthday celebration, old bilbo baggins, hero of the hobbit, hears, through song and storytelling, the fate of a magic ring he found on his quest through the fantasy realm of middle earth. The return of the king 1980 original soundtrack, a. Return of the king, the on dvd 012569057623 from warner bros directed by jules bass and arthur rankin, jr staring theodore gottlieb, orson bean, william conrad and theodore bikel.
Some people see this as an unofficial sequel to bakshis lord of the rings, some even go so far as to suggest rankinbass intentionally piggybacked onto rakshis film. Ahead of the upcoming release of what will hopefully be the definitive film version of the lord of the rings trilogy, warner bros has released the original 3 tolkien films. The return of the king tv movie 1980 release info imdb. Disneyland see hear read 382 1980 the return of the king a story of the hobbits duration. The return of the king 1980 two hobbits struggle to destroy the ring in mount doom while their friends desperately fight evil lord saurons forces in a final battle. Gandalf john huston tells the story of the return of the king in the prologue to the animated film. The return of the king 1980 film local business facebook. Gimlis father is the dwarf gloin, while legolass father, thranduil, is the king of the elves in mirkwood. Two hobbits struggle to destroy the ring in mount doom while their friends desperately fight evil lord saurons forces in a final battle. Jun, 2012 pages in category the return of the king 1980 film soundtrack the following 9 pages are in this category, out of 9 total. The return of the king 1980 original soundtrack, a story. Osborne, jackson and fran walsh, and written by walsh, philippa. The return of the king 1980 soundtrack the end titles.453 1468 929 893 670 991 1485 354 246 1174 547 440 1178 182 1230 1068 422 1354 640 758 1035 916 808 1116 501 218 87 797 410 96 547 168 482 370 740 1447 1318