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Mistakes & Plot Holes
3.8k voters'Lord of the Rings' Movie Plot Holes That Are Impossible To IgnoreWhile the quest to destroy Middle Earth's most evil ring may be an epic one, there are indeed a few Lord of the Rings plot holes y...
Entertainment
683 votersThe Handiest Hobbits In The ‘Lord Of The Rings’ FranchiseHobbits are curious creatures. They spend most of their time sleeping, eating, and enjoying the simpler comforts. It's not often t...
Entertainment
5.3m views35 Things You Didn't Know About "The Lord Of The Rings" FilmsSome of the best scenes in movies are the ones that aren't even in the script - and there are plenty of them in The Lord of the Ri...
Behind The Scenes
236.4k viewsWardrobe Secrets From Behind The Scenes Of The 'Lord of the Rings' TrilogySince the 1960s, wannabe wizards and hobbits have been whipping up their own robes and frock coats to play in the world of The Lor...
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
9.2k voters21 Small But Poignant Details 'Lord of the Rings' Fans Noticed About The TrilogyPeter Jackson's 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy stands as one of the most-loved fantasy movie franchises of all time (not counting tho...
Entertainment
10.1k voters14 Oddly Plausible Lord Of The Rings Fan TheoriesOut of all of the great fantasy novels in English literature, Lord of the Rings is perhaps the most well-known and popular. The en...
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
192k viewsThe Cast Of Lord Of The Rings: Where Are They Now?It's hard to believe it's been more than a decade since we watched Gandalf and Frodo sail off into the Great Sea together (if you'...
Best Characters
19.6k votersThe 50+ Best 'Lord Of The Rings' CharactersThe best characters from The Lord of the Rings universe including all book and movies as well as The Hobbit film trilogy. These ar...
LOTR
196 votersFan Theories About The Hobbits From 'The Lord Of The Rings' TrilogyOn an epic journey that takes them from the Shire to the ends of Middle Earth, the hobbits of the Lord of the Rings trilogy see an...
Entertainment
1.3k votersThings You Didn't Know About The 'Lord of the Rings' FilmsBefore Peter Jackson decided to take on J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, it had only existed in animated form. Most fans th...
Best Characters
88.6k viewsThe Names of Every HobbitHobbits are from the fantasy books of J.R.R. Tolkien, particularly The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings series. In the world of Mi...
Film Trivia
1.7k votersBehind-The-Scenes Photos From 'The Lord of the Rings' SetOn the surface, The Lord of the Rings is one of the most successful film trilogies of all time. With Peter Jackson at the reigns a...
Tolkien Universe
848 votersThe Most Powerful Characters In 'Lord of the Rings' And ‘The Hobbit’J.R.R. Tolkien's expansive and wondrous world of Middle-earth is host to some unimaginably powerful beings. From legendary heroes ...
Culture
8.1k votersHuge Plot Points From 'Lord Of The Rings' That Changed For The FilmsEveryone goes into a film adaptation of a novel expecting some divergence. For the most part, director Peter Jackson was true to T...
LOTR
236 votersA 'The Lord Of The Rings' Drinking Game To Get Even Non-Fans Through The Extended EditionsIf you're a fan (or not) of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, what better way to get through the series than a drinking game - Just a...
Tattoos
2.8k voters28 Tattoos Inspired by Lord of the RingsJRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings universe enormous enough that there's an endless supply of tattoos fans can get to show their love...
Gandalf
695 votersGandalf Doesn’t Really Do Much Magic At All, And We Can Prove ItIf you've ever watched or read The Lord of the Rings, you might have found yourself asking, "Why is Gandalf so weak?" The Hobbits,...
The Hobbit Trilogy
1.6k votersPointless 'Hobbit' Movie Scenes That Turned A 200-Page Book Into A 10-Hour TrilogyJ.R.R. Tolkien's masterpiece novel The Hobbit has delighted generations of readers since its release in 1937. Many bookworms cite ...
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
3.4k votersThe Best Insults from The Lord of the RingsWhen Peter Jackson adapted J.R.R. Tolkein's classic novels into The Lord of the Rings and Hobbit franchises, he took the wit and w...
The Hobbit Trilogy
14.4k viewsBehind The Scenes Of ‘The Hobbit’ TrilogyTen years after the Lord of the Rings film trilogy, New Zealand director Peter Jackson returned to make the cinematic version of T...