awards for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King on AllMovie

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Won Best Adapted Screenplay 2003
Won Best Art Direction 2003
Won Best Costume Design 2003
Won Best Director 2003
Won Best Editing 2003
Won Best Makeup 2003
Won Best Picture 2003
Won Best Score 2003
Won Best Song 2003
Won Best Sound 2003
Won Best Visual Effects 2003

American Film Institute

Won Best Picture
 
2003

American Society of Cinematographers

Nominated Best Cinematography 2003

Chicago Film Critics Association

Nominated Best Cinematography 2003
Won Best Director 2003
Won Best Original Score 2003
Won Best Picture
 
2003
Nominated Best Screenplay 2003
Nominated Best Supporting Actor 2003

Directors Guild of America

Won Best Director 2003

Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Won Best Director 2003
Won Best Picture - Drama
 
2003
Won Best Score 2003
Won Best Song 2003

Los Angeles Film Critics Association

Won Best Director 2003

National Board of Review

Won Best Ensemble Acting
 
2003

National Society of Film Critics

Won Best Director (Runner-up) 2003

New York Film Critics Circle

Won Best Picture
 
2003

Producers Guild of America

Nominated Producer of the Year 2003

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

Won Best Director 2003

Screen Actors Guild

Won Best Ensemble
 
2003

Toronto Film Critics Association

Won Best Director 2003

Writers Guild of America

Nominated Best Adapted Screenplay 2003