Tolkien , although some of the book's events are held over to the third and final movie, The Return of the King. It was the second Middle-earth film adaptation to be released, and the fifth chronologically. The surviving members of the Fellowship have split into three groups. Frodo and Sam face many perils on their continuing quest to save Middle-earth by destroying the One Ring in the fires of Mount Doom. Merry and Pippin escape from the Orcs and must convince the Ents to join the battle against evil. Gandalf casts the Balrog into the chasm below, but the demon pulls him down with it; the Fellowship believes he is dead, but he continues to fight the creature as they fall down into a huge subterranean lake in the depths of the Earth. Days later, the Hobbit Frodo Baggins continues his journey with his loyal friend, Sam , through the hills of Emyn Muil. The Hobbits capture him, but Frodo understands the burden of the Ring and takes pity on the creature.
Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers is an incredibly action-heavy movie in comparison to the first film, but that responsibility was handled excellently by Peter Jackson. The film proved to be just as popular, if not more so, and once again Jackson made sure that this project was as close to the novel as possible. Of course, as with any movie, there is easter eggs and small details that many people missed out on, but that is what makes it so rewatchable for diehard fans. While some moments are nods to the books, others are totally random details that you really have to look out for. Some might be obvious, such as cameos and appearances that you can look for, while others are a little less obvious that you may have never noticed. Here are 10 hidden details from The Two Towers that you may not have known about. The end of Fellowship of the Ring is an incredibly emotional one as Boromir is killed. It leaves fans stunned and heartbroken, but even though the memory of the popular character lives on in the group, there is a subtle Easter Egg that keeps him alive even more. When his body is set off in the boat following his death, you will notice that his wrist guards are missing from his body. The reason for that is because Aragorn has them.
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Tolkien , although some of the later events are held over to the third movie, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. The surviving members of the Fellowship of the Ring have split into three groups. Frodo and Sam face many perils on their continuing quest to save Middle-earth by destroying the One Ring in the fires of Mount Doom. Merry and Pippin escape from the Orcs and must convince the Ents to join the battle against evil. Jackson's The Two Towers differs from Tolkien's in several important ways. Arwen does not appear in the second book at all. Interviews with Jackson and the other writers on the extended DVD version of the movie make it clear that they are fully aware of the implications of these changes in terms of the original story, and have chosen to make them not out of ignorance but in order to make the story work better in terms of motion picture storytelling. Notably the meaning of the title itself, 'The Two Towers', has been changed. Tolkien considered many possible combinations, but eventually settled on Orthanc and Minas Morgul being the 'two towers'.