17 Small Details From 'The Lord of the Rings' We Noticed In 2021

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Vote up the most interesting LOTR small details from 2021.

A Lord of the Rings rewatch binge is a time-honored tradition for many people and every viewing can lead to new things. These are the best small details we learned about the beloved series in 2021.


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    A Real Choir Sang In Elvish For Boromir's Death Scene

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    Peter Jackson Only Let Extras Who Had Read The Books Appear In The Rohirrhim Charge Scene

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    Gimli Inherited His Helmet From His Father Who Wore It During The Battle Of The Five Armies

    From Redditor u/Numerous-Lemon:

    In The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014), Gloin wears a distinctive helmet in one scene. His son Gimli will later inherit it and wear it during The Lord of The Rings.

    36 votes
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    Gandalf Finds Ori's Journal Describing The Events Of 'The Hobbit'

    From Redditor u/inspektor71:

    In The Fellowship of the Ring, in Moria, Gandalf finds a decomposed dwarf carcass clutching a journal and reads from it. The dwarf was Ori, one of the 13 who accompanied Bilbo in The Hobbit.

    36 votes
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    Gimli Picks Up The Axe He Uses For The Rest Of The Movie In Moria

    From Redditor u/vejack:

    In this scene of The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) you can see the axe that Gimli would later pick up and use in the rest of the movies.

    36 votes
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    Legolas Doesn't Sink Into Snow Because He Is Light

    34 votes