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Poll: 'The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King': The Largest Sweep

Alongside Ben-Hur (1959) and Titanic (1997), The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) is the most Academy Award acclaimed movie in history with 11 wins. The other two movies had a few more nominations, though, whereas LOTR ROTK won all 11 categories for which it was nominated making it the largest Academy Award sweep. Which of the categories it won do you think was most deserving?

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

    Best Visual Effects
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    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

    Best Music, Original Song (For the song "Into the West")
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    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

    Best Sound Mixing
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    Howard Shore

    Best Music, Original Score
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    Orlando Bloom in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

    Best Makeup
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    Viggo Mortensen in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

    Best Costume Design
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    Elijah Wood in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

    Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
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    David Wenham in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

    Best Film Editing
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    Peter Jackson, Philippa Boyens, and Fran Walsh

    Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
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    Peter Jackson at an event for The 76th Annual Academy Awards (2004)

    Best Director
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    Peter Jackson, Barrie M. Osborne, and Fran Walsh at an event for The 76th Annual Academy Awards (2004)

    Best Picture

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