Aragorn faced many battles across The Lord Of The Rings, but it was an act of petulance that brought him the most pain. After discovering a pile of corpses in The Two Towers, Mortensen booted an Orc helmet in rage and was rewarded with two broken toes. "Normally, an actor would yell 'Ow!' if they hurt themselves," said Peter Jackson. "Viggo turned a broken toe into a performance."