10 Facts about Lord of the Rings

Post On: March 10, 2017
By: Agustina
In: Film

Read Facts about Lord of The Rings if you want to know a series of movies adapted from J.R.R. Tolkien’s novel with the same name. Peter Jackson is the director of the high fantasy adventure movies. In 2001, the first installment of the trilogy is released under the title The Fellowship of the Ring. It was followed by The Two Towers in 2002. The last installment is The Return of the King in 2003.  New Line Cinema is the distributor for the movies. The movies were commercially and critically successful.

Facts about Lord of The Rings 1: the budget

The overall budget for filming The Fellowship of the Ring was $281 million. Some sources cited that it was made under the budget of $310-$330 million.

Facts about The Lord of the Rings

Facts about The Lord of the Rings

Facts about Lord of The Rings 2: the project

It takes 8 years to finish the entire project of Lord of The Rings. New Zealand is the filming location of the movies.

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Facts about Lord of The Rings 3: the special extended editions

If you purchase the DVDs of Lord of The Rings, you can watch the special extended versions of the movies.

Facts about Lord of The Rings 4: the story of the Lord of The Rings

The general storyline of Lord of The Rings novel is applied in the movies. However, the movies also omit and add some scenes.

The Lord of the Rings Howard Shore

The Lord of the Rings Howard Shore

Facts about Lord of The Rings 5: the primary protagonist

The primary protagonist character in Lord of The Rings is Frodo Baggins. He is a hobbit. Elijah Wood portrayed the hobbit. His job is to destroy One Ring.

Facts about Lord of The Rings 6: the antagonist

Dark Lord Sauron is the antagonist in the movie.  Baggins can destroy him if he is capable for destroying One Ring.

The Lord of the Rings Facts

The Lord of the Rings Facts

Facts about Lord of The Rings 7: the loyal companion

The loyal companion of Frodo is Gollum and Sam.  The War of the Ring unites the Wizard Gandalf, Merry and Pippin, Legolas, Gimli and Aragorn.

Facts about Lord of The Rings 8: commercial success

Lord of The Rings trilogy is considered as one of the highest grossing movies of all time due to the commercial success.

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Facts about Lord of The Rings 9: the awards

Lord of The Rings received 30 Academy Award nominations and won 17 of them. The Return of the King was awarded with 11 Academy Awards.

The Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings

Facts about Lord of The Rings 10: the praise

The special and visual effects are the most significant parts praised by the people.

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