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On a scale of 1-10 (10 being best) what do you rate the Return of the King movie?

Discussion in 'Archive: Census and Games' started by Jeff 42, Dec 17, 2003.

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On a scale of 1-10 (10 being best) what do you rate the Return of the King movie?

Poll closed Mar 24, 2012.
  1. 10

    51.1%
  2. 9

    25.8%
  3. 8

    7.6%
  4. 7

    3.0%
  5. 6

    1.9%
  6. 5

    3.0%
  7. 4

    1.1%
  8. 3

    0.8%
  9. 2

    0.4%
  10. 1

    5.3%
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  1. Tyranus_the_Hutt

    Tyranus_the_Hutt Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I would have to say that the theatrical edit of "The Return of the King" would recieve either a 7.5 or an 8, depending on my mood. This is the best of the three "Lord of the Rings" pictures, though, and to some degree it redeems the endless meandering of the first two films. A very poor, miscalculated denouement which undermines the dramatic and emotional impact of the film prevents me from awarding this a higher score. Very good, but not great, and certainly does not hold a place on the list of the greatest films ever made, as many others would argue.
     
  2. SkottASkywalker

    SkottASkywalker Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Jan 3, 2002
    10 out of 10. I voted 10. :)
     
  3. Sate_Pestage

    Sate_Pestage Jedi Master star 4

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    May 31, 2001
    As a fan of both the books and the movies - 10 all the way!!!
     
  4. Barriss_Rocks

    Barriss_Rocks Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Sep 13, 2004
    I give it a 1 since zero wasn't an option...

    I'm really sorry to make anyone mad, but I personally thought it was horrible.
     
  5. jedidavide

    jedidavide Jedi Youngling

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    Feb 1, 2005
    10. With 11 a close second.
     
  6. Yoda_Rules

    Yoda_Rules Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Feb 19, 2005
  7. EmperorSorridom

    EmperorSorridom Jedi Knight star 5

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    Apr 2, 2005
    9.

    Not quite perfect.
     
  8. Le_Sammler

    Le_Sammler Jedi Youngling star 4

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    Mar 21, 2005
    10!

    However, paradoxically, with hindsight, I believe that The Two Towers is a greater 10! :)
     
  9. DVeditor

    DVeditor Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Dec 21, 2001
    10! I love that movie.
     
  10. Darth_Pazuzu

    Darth_Pazuzu Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Aug 3, 2005
    10! No question! (OMG, the Grey Havens...:_|)
     
  11. Alethia

    Alethia Jedi Master star 5

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    Feb 13, 2005
    While I loved most of it, I thought there were parts where it just dragged on. I realize that the ending, for instance, did need to shown. But seeing it in theaters, I was sitting there and wondering just when would it end. Then again, I had the same problem with the books as well...
     
  12. Darth-Lutgerous

    Darth-Lutgerous Jedi Master star 4

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    May 24, 2005
    LotR: The Return of the King is a fantastic movie that I enjoyed watching. I gave it a 10, even though it isn't the greatest movie and has some flaws.
     
  13. ezekiel22x

    ezekiel22x Force Ghost star 5

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    Aug 9, 2002
    I?d give it 10 if it wasn?t for the fact that I slightly prefer The Two Towers. Nevertheless, RoTK is an outstanding example of passionate filmmaking, and in my view exists as the finest example of a trilogy?s third installment living up to the quality of its predecessors.

    edit: I suppose I should say I rated it a 9.
     
  14. MsLanna

    MsLanna Jedi Master star 6

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    Jul 8, 2005
    4
    can't forgive them Faramir
    can't forgive them Arwen
    Can surely NEVER forgive them Sam *SHAMEONYOU!!!!*[face_talk_hand]
    Why did he listen to the place where Tolkien said Eowyn was blonde? (Well he left out the hair-mingling-scene anyway)
    Where has the book gone? :_|
    I know I'm a critic. (But I loved part 1....)
     
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