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I think one of the iconic improvised scenes was when Aragorn gave an energetic scream after kicking a helmet close to the camera (as described in this link). Only finding out later that Viggo actually broke his toe but they kept this take in.

I would like to know if there are other unscripted scenes which were added in the final take?

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    That scene wasn't unscripted though. – OrangeDog Mar 13 at 20:59
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    If you've got a spare 12+ hours the extended edition had lots of interesting behind-the-scenes and interviews. Problem was PJ and FW were rewriting lines every day so there wasn't much time of improv. Aragon having a sharpening stone was Vigos idea! – Seamusthedog Apr 4 at 8:23
  • This isn't a case of improvisation while the cameras were running, but the chant/war dance of Saruman's army before the Battle of Helm's Deep was suggested by the extras playing the Uruk-Hai. It was modeled on the traditional "Haka" of the Maori people of New Zealand which is well known throughout New Zealand (and to all who have seen New Zealand's rugby team play). – Blackwood Jun 17 at 21:09

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