Reconstructing the ROTK movie

~Aragorn's story

Includes scenes with Legolas, Gimli, Arwen and Elrond.

 

name of track

time stamps

movie scene

NIM = Not In Movie  speculative scene in italics

8

Twilight and Shadow

entire track

Arwen sees her future with Aragorn, returns to Rivendell and chooses a mortal life.

4

The White Tree

3:07 - end

Aragorn spots the lit beacon outside of Edoras.

7

The Ride of the Rohirrim

0:00 - 0:52

The muster of the Rohirrim at Harrowdale.

10

Andúril

entire track

Elrond brings the newly reforged Andúril to Aragorn at Dunharrow.

14

Hope Fails

0:00 - 0:24

Aragorn, Gimli and Legolas enter the Paths of the Dead.

14

Hope Fails

1:43 - end

Aragorn asserts his authority with the King of the Dead and summons the dead to serve him.

14

Hope Fails

0:24 - 1:43

The Mouth of Sauron delivers news of Frodo's death and the mithril coat.

15

The Black Gate Opens

0:00 -  0:51

The Black Gate opens. (In the EE version, this follows the beheading of the Mouth of Sauron.) Aragorn rouses the Men (and Hobbits)

15

The Black Gate Opens

1:40 -  2:02

Those at the Black Gates steel themselves for their doom.

16

The End of All Things

0:44 - 0:50

At the Black Gate, a huge troll shows up to take on Aragorn.

16

The End of All Things

0:58 - 1:02

The troll knocks Aragorn down. Legolas is desperate to get to him but can't.

16

The End of All Things

1:22 - 1:33

Legolas is still trying to get to Aragorn.

16

The End of All Things

2:00 - 2:07

Aragorn continues his battle with the troll. Gandalf looks around in exhaustion?

16

The End of All Things

3:52 - 4:09

This phrase is heard as Barad-dur begins to crumble. It is reprised a few times in the movie as the Orcs spill into the newly formed chasm and Mount Doom erupts in the distance.

17

The Return of the King

0:00 - 2:04

Frodo awakes in Ithilien and the Fellowship (sans Boromir) is reunited at his bedside.

17

The Return of the King

2:10 - 4:41

Aragorn is crowned King and walks forth to greet the people.

17

The Return of the King

4:41 - 6:14

Arwen and Aragorn are reunited.

17

The Return of the King

6:14 - 6:42

All assembled bow before the four Hobbits.

 

*indicates that the same basic melody is used in the movie as on the CD but the tin whistle is absent.

 

 

 

 

Entire ROTK Movie

Frodo and Sam's StoryAragorn's StoryMerry and Pippin's Story

Breakdown of CD tracks