210 Scripts & Transcripts

  • Council-of-Elrond Transcript Links
  • Internet Movie Script Data Base (IMSDB)

Council-of-Elrond Transcript Links

The Council-of-Elrond LOTR Movie Transcripts page has links to material for the FOTR theatrical and extended editions, TTT theatrical and extended editions, and the ROTK theatrical edition. PLEASE NOTE AND RESPECT THEIR WORK: “These transcripts were compiled by the members of Council-of-Elrond.com. Please do not redistribute it without written consent from the Webmaster.” These transcripts represent a labor of love by fans, and they are presented in a helpful way with dialogue in white type, and camera and cast actions in turquoise type. Giving these non-dialogue details required a huge amount of work, please consider donating to their site.

FOTR Theatrical Edition Transcript

FOTR Special Extended Edition Transcript

TTT Theatrical Edition Transcript

TTT Special Extended Edition Transcript

ROTK Theatrical Edition Transcript

ROTK Special Extended Edition Transcript – not available

Internet Movie Script Data Base (IMSDB)

The IMSDB is a super source for reading/downloading movie scripts for free. The version posted is not always the final edition, but it is usually close enough to what’s in the theatrical release to be of help in film studies.

Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Undated Draft), written by Frances Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson

Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (Undated Transcript), written by Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens

Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (October 2003 Draft), written by Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens