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The Lord Of The Rings
The Fellowship Of The Ring

One of the most extraordinary tales ever told - the books by J.R.R.Tolkien are real classics and you should not miss to read them all. This tale is the mother of all fantasy stories and will lead you into another world - the world of Middle-Earth.

   
An ancient Ring thought lost for centuries has been found, and through a strange twist in fate has been given to a small Hobbit named Frodo. When Gandalf discovers the Ring is in fact the One Ring of the Dark Lord Sauron, Frodo must make an epic quest to the Cracks of Doom in order to destroy it! However he does not go alone. He is joined by Gandalf, Legolas the elf, Gimli the Dwarf, Aragorn, Boromir and his three Hobbit friends Merry, Pippin and Samwise. Through mountains, snow, darkness, forests, rivers and plains, facing evil and danger at every corner the Fellowship of the Ring must go. Their quest to destroy the One Ring is the only hope for the end of the Dark Lords reign!

The Cast

Elijah Wood - Frodo Baggins
Ian McKellen - Gandalf the Grey
Liv Tyler - Arwen Undomiel
Viggo Mortensen - Aragorn (segment "Strider")
Sean Astin - Samwise 'Sam' Gamgee
Cate Blanchett - Galadriel
John Rhys-Davies - Gimli
Billy Boyd - Peregrin 'Pippin' Took
Dominic Monaghan - Meriadoc 'Merry' Brandybuck
Orlando Bloom - Legolas Greenleaf
Hugo Weaving - Elrond
Sean Bean - Boromir
Ian Holm - Bilbo Baggins
Andy Serkis- Sméagol (segment "Gollum")
Christopher Lee - Saruman the White
Brad Dourif - Grima Wormtongue
David Wenham - Faramir
John Noble - Denethor
Jay Laga'aia - Uglúk, Chief of the Uruk-hai

Director

Peter Jackson

 

 

 

elrond in battle

The last battle against Sauron

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The One Ring

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Map of Middle-Earth
three rings for the elven-kings

Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the sky,

seven rings for the dwarfs

Seven for the Dwarf-lords in their halls of stone,

nine rings for men

Nine for Mortal Men doomed to die,

 

One for the Dark Lord on his dark throne
In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie.
One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them,
One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them
In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie.

 

nazgul saruman
The Hobbits hide from a Black Rider Saruman uses a Palantir and falls under Sauron's spell
uruk-hai liv tyler - arwen
Saruman builds an army of Uruk-Hai Arwen (Liv Tyler) protects Frodo from the Nazgul
nazgul - black riders the one ring
The Black Riders are overwhelmed by the River The Ring brings disagreement to the meeting in Elrond's house in Rivendell
the fellowship of the ring  
The Fellowship of the Ring  
bilbo baggins bilbo baggins
Bilbo Baggins is almost overwhelmed by greed when he sees Frodo carrying the One Ring
Boromir is tempted by The One Ring boromir
orthanc - saruman door of moria
Saruman conjures a storm The door to Moria
moria gandalf and balrog - bridge of khazad-dum
Balin's tomb in Moria Gandalf confronts the Balrog
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Galadriel of Lothlorien (Cate Blanchett) Galadriel bids the Fellowship goodbye
argonath boromir's death
The Argonath - Kings of Old The leader of the Uruk-Hai kills Boromir
boromir's death

Boromir's last words to Aragorn:

"I would have would have followed you, my brother... my captain... my king."

Get the books before you watch the movie, probably you'll enjoy the movie even more by knowing the full story!

You should read not only the Ring trilogy, but also the Silmarillion (which contains tales of the Old Ages - starting with the creation of Middle Earth. In the Ring trilogy, reference is often made to the Old Ages).

And before reading the Ring Trilogy, you should read the The Hobbit. Even if this one is written like a children's book, it's the story before the trilogy and will tell you how the Ring long lost showed up again.