Movies: The Epic Fantasy Lord of the Rings Series

Not all those who wander are lost

Lord of the Rings series: Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom, Ian McKellen on horses. (Left to right)
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“One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them,
One Ring to bring them all, and in the darkness bind them.”

One of the GREATEST trilogies of all time! The Lord of the Rings series or as we like to call it – LOTR, is an epic high fantasy novel set in middle-earth, the world at some distant time in the past. Exciting, right? We believe this is a must must MUST watch for all fantasy lovers! Grab the popcorn peeps. 😉

1. The Fellowship of the Ring

An adventure begins!

Lord of the Rings series: Elijah Wood on a balcony in Rivendell.
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Directed by: Peter Jackson

Screenplay by: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson

Cast: Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom & more…

Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Adventure

Initial Release: 2001

Runtime: 2 Hours and 58 Minutes

Available On: Prime Movies, Netflix, Popcorn Time

Rating:

4.4/5

One ring to rule them all! Join Frodo Baggins in his dangerous adventures in the fantasy world created by Tolkein. The first movie in the Lord of the Rings series is an absolute delight and keeps you glued to your couch! Guided by Gandalf, the wizard, protected by Strider, accompanied by hobbitses, elves and dwarves. With every twist and turn in this classic tale you will find yourself clenching your fists, hiding your face, screaming “Watch out” and shedding a tear or two as well! myHoogah gives this movie a thumbs up and recommends it for all fantasy lovers. Enjoy the show!

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2. The Two Towers

The journey continues…

Lord of the Rings series: Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom, Ian McKellen on horses. (Left to right)
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Source: IMDB

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Screenplay by: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson

Cast: Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom & more…

Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Adventure

Initial Release: 2001

Runtime: 2 Hours and 58 Minutes

Available On: Prime Movies, Netflix, Popcorn Time

Rating:

4.4/5

The adventure has just begun with the fellowship being solidified. As the perilous adventure continues, Frodo and Sam join forces with Gollum to reach Mordor, the wizard returns even more powerful and the trio – Strider, Legolas and Gimli – fight against the Uruk-Hai to save Rohan! This nail-biting story is a mixture of complexities, loyalties and faith & courage. We are sure you will enjoy the second part of this fascinating trilogy a lot!!! Get the movie theatre popcorn popping and tune in to adventure.

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3. The Return of the King

A war that decides it all!

Lord of the Rings series: Viggo Mortensen on a horse leading an army
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Source: IMDB

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Screenplay by: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson

Cast: Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom & more…

Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Adventure

Initial Release: 2003

Runtime: 3 Hours and 21 Minutes

Available On: Prime Movies, Netflix, Popcorn Time

Rating:

4.5/5

In the final part of this masterpiece, there is endless blood spill, rise of the dead, unfulfilled oaths will be fulfilled, Saruman will be gone, and the King of Gondor will return! Hold onto your seats as an evil twist in the end will leave you baffled! We’re sure you are already hooked so we won’t give away more information. Watch the final chapter in the Lord of the Rings series and find out for yourself how it ends!

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About J. R. R. Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkein
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John Ronald Reuel Tolkien or as we all know him, J. R. R. Tolkein, is the master mind behind the epic Lord of the Rings series. 

Tolkien is known as the “father” of modern fantasy literature or, more precisely, of high fantasy due to the success of his books like The Lord of the Rings series and The Hobbit. 

He was a close friend of C. S. Lewis and they were both members of the informal literary discussion group – The Inklings.

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