The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (extended edition)

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Cover of the Extended edition
Preceded by:
The Fellowship of the Ring Extended Edition
The Lord of the Rings Extended Edition
The Two Towers
Followed by:
The Return of the King Extended Edition

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (extended edition) is an extended version of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. It has 44 minutes of additional footage added back into the film (bringing its total running time up to 223 minutes), as well as multiple documentaries about the making of the film as supplements.

Special Extended Edition: Part One (disc 1)

The first disc contains the extended version of the film with the following audio commentaries:

New Scenes

  • 2. Elven Rope
  • 7. Massacre at the Fords of Isen
  • 16. The Song of the Entwives
  • 17. The Heir of Númenor
  • 19. Ent Draft
  • 21. The Funeral of Théodred
  • 24. Brego
  • 25. The Ring of Barahir

Extended Scenes

  • 3. The Taming of Sméagol
  • 4. The Uruk-hai
  • 6. The Burning of the Westfold
  • 8. The Banishment of Éomer
  • 10. Night Camp at Fangorn
  • 14. The Passage of the Marshes
  • 15. The White Rider
  • 20. The King of the Golden Hall
  • 26. A Daughter of Kings
  • 30. Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit

Special Extended Edition: Part Two (disc 2)

This disc is a continuation of the first disc.

New Scenes

  • 32. One of the Dúnedain
  • 41. Sons of the Steward
  • 61. Fangorn comes to Helm's Deep
  • 62. The Final Tally
  • 63. Flotsam and Jetsam
  • 64. Farewell to Faramir
  • 68. Fan Club Credits

Extended Scenes

  • 31. Dwarf Women
  • 33. The Evenstar
  • 35. Helm's Deep
  • 40. The Window on the West
  • 42. The Forbidden Pool
  • 45. The Glittering Caves
  • 49. The Battle of the Hornburg
  • 53. The Retreat to the Hornburg
  • 56. The Last March of the Ents

The Appendices: Part Three - The Journey Continues (disc 3)

  • Introduction
  • "J.R.R. Tolkien: Origins of Middle-earth" Documentary
  • "From Book To Script - Finding the Story" Documentary
  • "Designing Middle-Earth" Documentary
  • "Weta Workshop" Documentary
  • "The Peoples of Middle-Earth" galleries with audio
  • "The Realms Of Middle-Earth" galleries with audio
  • "The Taming of Sméagol", Documentary
  • "Andy Serkis Animation reference"
  • "Gollum's 'stand-in'"
  • "Middle-Earth Atlas: Tracing the Journeys of the Fellowship" interactive map
  • "New Zealand as Middle-earth" interactive map with on-location footage

The Appendices: Part Four - The Battle for Middle-earth Begins (disc 4)

  • Introduction
  • "Warriors of the Third Age" Documentary
  • "Cameras In Middle-Earth" Documentary
  • Production photos, gallery
  • "Weta Digital" Documentary
  • "Big-atures" Documentary
  • "The Flooding of Isengard animation" featurette
  • "Editorial: Refining the Story" Documentary
  • "Music For Middle-Earth" Documentary
  • "The Soundscapes Of Middle-Earth" Documentary
  • "The Battle for Helm's Deep is Over..." Documentary

See also