This article is about a set of documentaries. For the war itself, see War of the Ring.
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"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.


  • "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

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