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35 Things You Didn't Know About "The Lord Of The Rings" Films

Some 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 Rings movies. Few film franchises are as expansive and vast as Peter Jackson's film adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic books, so there's plenty of behind-the-scenes trivia to learn about these groundbreaking films (and even more if you include The Hobbit trilogy). What cool facts should you know about the production of LOTR? Let's find out!

Often, it's the little things that make a movie not just memorable, but unforgettable. Whether onscreen, or behind the camera, the making of the LOTR films changed movies and Hollywood for good and there are all kinds of fun BTS facts to know about The Lord of the Rings trilogy. For instance, did you know that while filming The Lord of the Rings new hobbit feet were created every single day (ears too!) because the material they were made from was too fragile to survive more than a few hours in filming conditions? Or that Viggo Mortensen wasn't initially cast as Aragorn - another actor was cast and even filmed for a few days! 

Whether you want to one up your friends in your next geeky conversation or win at your next trivia night, this Lord of the Rings trivia facts list is for you. Vote up the LOTR trivia facts you find most interesting!