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Questions tagged [the-two-towers]

2002 Film directed by Peter Jackson. The second in the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy.

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Why did Grima shed a tear?

In The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers there is a scene where Saruman and Grima stand on the balcony of Orthanc, the black, impenetrable tower of Isengard. Saruman shows his army to Grima for the ...
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When Saruman began cutting lumber from Fangorn Forest was he aware of the Ents' existence?

In The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, was Saruman aware of the Ents' existence when he was cutting them down and using them for fuel?
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Did Saruman send humans (men) to attack Rohan?

I was rewatching The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. There is a scene where Saruman instigates 'humans' (men) saying the people of Rohan pushed them to the rocks or something of that manner. And ...
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Why didn't the Lord of the Rings Trilogy just release the Extended Versions in the theater?

Some things would have made a lot more sense (i.e. Boromir's concern for the hobbits, Elven Cloak giving, Speech at Osgiliath, The Death of Saruman, The Witch King breaking Gandalf's staff, The Mouth ...
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How did Pippin know that Saruman was cutting the forest

In The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers The Ents had decided that they are not going to take part in the war. Treebeard was taking Merry and Pippin to leave the western border of the forest. However,...
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Where did the Elves go after the Helm's deep battle in LOTR?

In the Lord of the Rings Trilogy (Part 2: The Two Towers), where do the Elves go after the battle in the Helm's deep? The next morning when they (Aragorn and the others) open the gates and charge ...
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Why didn't Aragorn go to Gondor for getting help for Rohan?

As we know in the second Lord of the Rings movie, The Two Towers, Aragorn suggested to Theoden to ask Gondor for help. However Theoden was skeptical that Gondor will not come and didn't ask for help ...
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Why didn't Aragorn Let Theoden kill Grima?

After Gandalf released Theoden from Saruman's spell in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Theoden wants to kill Grima for making him "crawl on all fours like a beast". But Aragorn stops him ...
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Geography error

In the The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, when Treebeard is carrying Pippin and Merry, Pippin asks to be taken south toward Saruman's fortress. But the maps of Middle Earth clearly show Mirkwood ...
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How did Gimli know Elvish?

In The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, at Helm's Deep when Aragorn was commanding the Elves during the battle, he yells "Ladders" in the Elvish tongue (Sindarin). A moment later we hear Gimli ...