Top 19 Two Towers Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Two Towers facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Two Towers film message.

For The Two Towers (2002) to create the illusion of de-aging, Bernard Hill was given four different stages of makeup, from cursed old man down to a younger fully cured Theoden. On set Hill then had to act out the same shot four times. The digital vfx team then morphed all the footage together.

In LOTR: The two towers (2002), ?owyn offers Gimli her soup and he says no. She then gives some to Aragorn and the soup turns out to be gross. Gimli had said that dwarves have a good sense of smell, indicating that Gimli knew the soup was bad, which is why he didn't take any.
In LOTR: The two towers (2002), ?owyn offers Gimli her soup and he says no. She then gives some to Aragorn and the soup turns out to be gross. Gimli had said that dwarves have a good sense of smell, indicating that Gimli knew the soup was bad, which is why he didn't take any.

Two Towers Trivia

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  1. To make Treebeard's voice sound more like a tree, the sound designers played John Rhys-Davies' voice out of a speaker and through a large, complex wooden box to attain a tree-like resonance

Two Towers Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • Peter Jackson had a cameo in "The Two Towers" (2002), as one of the soldiers on the wall of Helms Deep

  • 1 - Upon finding what he thought were Merry, and Pippen cremated remains, kicks a helmet and screams in anguish. The screams were in fact real, as Viggo Mortensen had broken his toes kicking the helmet.
    Upon finding what he thought were Merry, and Pippen cremated remains, kicks a helmet and screams in anguish. The screams were in fact real, as Viggo Mortensen had broken his toes kicking the helmet.

Two Towers Hidden Details

Sam has a speech rousing a disheartened Frodo in Osgiliath where he starts by saying "by rights we shouldn't even be here" and he's right. In the books Sam and Frodo never get taken to Osgiliath. They really shouldn't be there.

You can see Eomer's sword fall when he climbs on his horse

1 - After Aragon Legolas and Gimli meet Gandalf in Fangorn forest, they ride back to Edoras through Rohan. In the background a burning village can be seen. This keeps the continuity that Rohan is currently being invaded and pillaged by Sarumon
After Aragon Legolas and Gimli meet Gandalf in Fangorn forest, they ride back to Edoras through Rohan. In the background a burning village can be seen. This keeps the continuity that Rohan is currently being invaded and pillaged by Sarumon
1 - By Peter Jackson Sam says to Frodo whilst in Osgiliath "By rights, we shouldn't even be here". This is a reference to the directors deviation from the books where Frodo and Sams path never actually led them to Osgiliath in the first place.
By Peter Jackson Sam says to Frodo whilst in Osgiliath "By rights, we shouldn't even be here". This is a reference to the directors deviation from the books where Frodo and Sams path never actually led them to Osgiliath in the first place.

Aragorn(Viggo Mortensen) kicked a helmet in disappointment, but it turned out to be much heavier than he expected. The actor broke two toes with the kick and his agonized scream was so authentic, the take was used in the final cut.

1 - It looks as if Gandalf is wearing converse sneakers when he calls the lord of the horses
It looks as if Gandalf is wearing converse sneakers when he calls the lord of the horses

Saruman displays a weapon never seen before (black powder for explosives). However, in the Fellowship of the Ring Gandalf has fireworks that launch as rockets and explode...Additionally, the hobbits seem a custom to the fireworks (at least seeing them on occasion)

At the end of his meeting with Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli, Eomer's sword falls out of his scabbard as he mounts his horse

During the final battle, you can see archers shooting with no arrows on the bottom right. There is also a soldier waving his axe in the air for no reason.

To create the illusion of de-aging, Bernard Hill was given four different stages of makeup, from cursed old man down to a younger fully cured Theoden. On set Hill then had to act out the same shot four times. The digital vfx team then morphed all the footage together.

1 - If you look closely at Gimli when himself, Aragorn and Legolas are chasing the orcs, you see something falling off his person.
If you look closely at Gimli when himself, Aragorn and Legolas are chasing the orcs, you see something falling off his person.

Pippin's hands were unbound when under the horse, but then it shows him cutting his bonds after crawling away from where the horse was.

An ent is spotted extinguishing himself in in the wave during the battle at Isengard

Two Towers poster
Two Towers poster

Two Towers Plot

While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Two Towers. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Director Peter Jackson
Stars Bruce Allpress, Sean Astin, John Bach, Sala Baker
IMDB score 8.7