Oscar Records: Lord of the Rings Trilogy (2001-2003)

The three Lord of the Rings films earned 30 Oscar nominations, with 17 wins.

On February 29, 2004, the third and final chapter, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, won 11 Academy Awards.

It was only the third film to earn that many Oscars, after Ben-Hur in 1959, and Titanic in 1997.

And it was the only movie to win in every category.