"Part Five: The War of the Ring" is the first of two Appendices of the Special Extended Edition of Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, featured in its own disc exclusive to the edition.
It contains seven documentaries, spanning three hours, directed by Michael Pellerin, and other interactive features.
- "J.R.R. Tolkien - The Legacy of Middle-earth"
- "From Book to Script - Forging the Final Chapter"
- "Designing Middle-earth"
- "Weta Workshop"
- "Costume Design"
- "Home of the Horse Lords"
- Abandoned Concept: Aragorn battles Sauron
- "The Peoples of Middle-earth" (galleries)
- "The Realms of Middle-earth" (galleries)
- Gallery of miniatures
- "Middle-earth Atlas: Tracing the Journeys of the Fellowship", a map
- "New Zealand as Middle-earth", map of real locations with film-set footage