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1. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

PG-13 | 178 min | Adventure, Fantasy

8.8
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92 Metascore

A meek hobbit of the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring and the dark lord Sauron.

Writers: J.R.R. Tolkien, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson | Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Sean Bean

Votes: 968,253

2. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

PG-13 | 201 min | Adventure, Fantasy

8.9
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94 Metascore

Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.

Writers: J.R.R. Tolkien, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson | Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

Votes: 942,702

3. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

PG-13 | 179 min | Adventure, Fantasy

8.8
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88 Metascore

While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.

Writers: J.R.R. Tolkien, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Stephen Sinclair, Peter Jackson | Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom

Votes: 848,247

4. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

PG-13 | 169 min | Adventure, Fantasy

8.0
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58 Metascore

A reluctant hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, sets out to the Lonely Mountain with a spirited group of dwarves to reclaim their mountain home - and the gold within it - from the dragon Smaug.

Writers: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Guillermo del Toro, J.R.R. Tolkien | Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Andy Serkis

Votes: 493,752

5. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

PG-13 | 161 min | Adventure, Fantasy

8.0
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The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring.

Writers: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Guillermo del Toro, J.R.R. Tolkien | Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Ken Stott

Votes: 337,415

6. The Lord of the Rings (1978)

PG | 132 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

6.1
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The Fellowship of the Ring embark on a journey to destroy the One Ring and end Sauron's reign over Middle Earth.

Writers: Chris Conkling, J.R.R. Tolkien, Peter S. Beagle | Director: Ralph Bakshi | Stars: Christopher Guard, William Squire, Michael Scholes, John Hurt

Votes: 21,582

7. The Hobbit (1977 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

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A homebody hobbit in Middle Earth gets talked into joining a quest with a group of dwarves to recover their treasure from a dragon.

Writers: J.R.R. Tolkien, Romeo Muller | Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Orson Bean, John Huston, Brother Theodore, Cyril Ritchard

Votes: 8,677

8. The Hunt for Gollum (2009)

Unrated | 38 min | Short, Action, Adventure

7.0
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Strider must hunt down Gollum to keep the Ring secret.

Writers: J.R.R. Tolkien, Chris Bouchard, Sabina Sattar, Julianne Honey-Mennal, Stuart Price, Lewis Albrow | Director: Chris Bouchard | Stars: Adrian Webster, Arin Alldridge, Patrick O'Connor, Rita Ramnani

Votes: 4,257

9. The Return of the King (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 98 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

5.6
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Two Hobbits struggle to destroy the Ring in Mount Doom while their friends desperately fight evil Lord Sauron's forces in a final battle.

Writers: J.R.R. Tolkien, Romeo Muller | Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Orson Bean, John Huston, Theodore Bikel, William Conrad

Votes: 2,416

10. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.3
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You control Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli fighting across the Plains of Rohan battling evil alike to the ferocious battle at Helms Deep.

Writers: Philippa Boyens, Nuno Miranda, J.R.R. Tolkien | Stars: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

Votes: 1,576

11. Born of Hope (2009)

71 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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A scattered people, the descendants of storied sea-kings of the ancient West, struggle to survive in a lonely wilderness as a dark force relentlessly bends its will toward their destruction... See full summary »

Writers: Paula DiSante, J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Dane, Kate Madison, Matt Wood | Director: Kate Madison | Stars: Christopher Dane, Beth Aynsley, Kate Madison, Danny George

Votes: 1,508

12. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.2
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Play as Aragorn, Legolas, Gimli, Gandalf and Sam as you battle for the fate of Middle Earth.

Writers: Michael Becker, J.R.R. Tolkien | Directors: Bret Robbins, Chris Tremmel | Stars: Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Ian McKellen, Billy Boyd

Votes: 1,357

13. The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth (2004 Video Game)

Adventure, Fantasy

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You play the events of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy, both with the Fellowship of the Ring and the larger War of the Ring.

Writers: Nuno Miranda, Mical Pedriana, J.R.R. Tolkien | Director: Richard Taylor | Stars: Sean Astin, Billy Boyd, Christopher Lee, Ian McKellen

Votes: 1,076

14. Lord of the Rings: Battle for Middle Earth II - Rise of the Witch King (2006 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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Writers: Mical Pedriana, J.R.R. Tolkien | Director: Jill Eckhart | Stars: Sean Astin, Billy Boyd, Christopher Lee, Ian McKellen

Votes: 914

15. The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth II (2006 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Drama

8.7
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You play the Elf and the Dwarf nations as they fight their own battles against the forces of Sauron.

Writers: Nuno Miranda, Mical Pedriana, J.R.R. Tolkien | Director: Richard Taylor | Stars: Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, John Rhys-Davies, Hugo Weaving

Votes: 914

16. National Geographic Explorer (1985– )
Episode: Beyond the Movie: The Lord of the Rings (2001)

Unrated | 60 min | Documentary

7.2
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A look at the background for Tolkien's mythology, hence the movie's mythology.

Writers: Kathleen Phelan, J.R.R. Tolkien | Director: Lisa Kors | Stars: Phil Crowley, John Howe, Peter McHugh, Oliver Muirhead

Votes: 574

17. Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (2014 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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The family of Talion, a ranger of Gondor responsible for guarding the Black Gate of Mordor, is killed by Saurons armies, but Talion is revived with wraith-like abilities and heads into Mordor to exact his revenge.

Writers: Christian Cantamessa, Armand Constantine, John Gonzalez, Denise Harkavy, Jeff Harkavy, J.R.R. Tolkien | Directors: Christian Cantamessa, Neil Huxley, Liam O'Brien | Stars: Troy Baker, Jack Quaid, John DiMaggio, Claudia Black

Votes: 488

18. A Passage to Middle-earth: Making of 'Lord of the Rings' (2001 TV Movie)

42 min | Documentary

7.4
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Documentary of the making of Peter Jackson's adaptation of the classic Tolkien work.

Writer: J.R.R. Tolkien | Stars: Sean Bean, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Peter Jackson

Votes: 463

19. Quest for the Ring (2001 TV Movie)

22 min | Documentary, Short

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Writers: Dan Arden, J.R.R. Tolkien | Stars: Sean Astin, Sean Bean, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom

Votes: 379

20. The Lord of the Rings: War in the North (2011 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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Three heroes come together to defend against a very dark evil brewing in the North.

Writer: J.R.R. Tolkien | Director: Nathan Hendrickson | Stars: Ike Amadi, Laura Bailey, Steve Blum, John Cygan

Votes: 329

21. The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar (2007 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar is the world's first and only MMOG based on the Books of J.R.R... See full synopsis »

Writer: J.R.R. Tolkien | Director: Randall Ryan | Stars: Harry Chase, Neil Kaplan, Lani Minella, Brian Talbot

Votes: 315

22. The Lord of the Rings: Conquest (2009 Video Game)

T | Fantasy

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Writer: J.R.R. Tolkien | Director: Eric 'Giz' Gewirtz | Stars: Hugo Weaving, Andrew Spencer Dawson, Chris Edgerly, Crispin Freeman

Votes: 307

23. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2002 Video Game)

Adventure, Fantasy

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Writer: J.R.R. Tolkien | Director: Jeff Pobst | Stars: Tom Kane, Daran Norris, Scott Menville, Cliff Broadway

Votes: 280

24. The Hobbit (2003 Video Game)

Fantasy

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Writer: J.R.R. Tolkien | Stars: Michael Beattie, Tom Kane, Jim Ward, Clive Revill

Votes: 182

25. National Geographic Explorer (1985– )

120 min | Documentary | Active

8.4
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A weekly series of short documentary segments funded by the National Geographic Society and done in the style of the National Geographic Specials. In 2003, the show was re-branded National ... See full summary »

Stars: Salvatore Vecchio, Peter Coyote, Lisa Ling, Gerald Durrell

Votes: 159

26. Jackanory (1965–1996)

15 min | Family, Fantasy

7.3
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A celebrity reads a story, enhancing it in ways that will entice the most restless of children.

Creators: Mary Tourtel, Alfred Bestall, Joy Whitby | Stars: Bernard Cribbins, Bernard Holley, Ray Smith, Rodney Bewes

Votes: 152

27. Hobitit (1993 TV Mini-Series)

270 min | Fantasy, Family, Adventure

7.0
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J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings told from the perspective of the hobbits.

Stars: Kari Väänänen, Bojan Baric, Teijo Eloranta, Sanna Fransman

Votes: 132

28. The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Ring (2003 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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Writer: J.R.R. Tolkien | Stars: Dominic Armato, Steve Blum, Robin Atkin Downes, Crispin Freeman

Votes: 127

29. The Hobbit (1966)

10 min | Animation, Short

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A homebody hobbit finds himself going on a quest to save a dwarfish treasure from a dragon in this loose adaptation of the classic novel.

Writer: J.R.R. Tolkien | Director: Gene Deitch | Star: Herb Lass

Votes: 119

30. Lord of the Rings (1990 Video Game)

Adventure, Fantasy

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Writers: Scott Bennie, J.R.R. Tolkien | Star: Robin Atkin Downes

Votes: 117

31. Skazochnoe puteshestvie mistera Bilbo Begginsa, Khobbita (1985 TV Movie)

65 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

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Writers: J.R.R. Tolkien, Tamara Yakovlev | Director: Vladimir Latyshev | Stars: Zinoviy Gerdt, Mikhail Danilov, Ivan Krasko, Anatoliy Ravikovich

Votes: 57

32. The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest (2010 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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Writer: J.R.R. Tolkien | Stars: Sean Astin, Eric Artell, John Rhys-Davies, Deborah Baker Jr.

Votes: 44

33. Tolkien Remembered (1992 TV Movie)

40 min | Documentary, Short

8.5
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The reminiscences of those who knew J.R.R. Tolkien, author of "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings".

Writer: J.R.R. Tolkien | Stars: Marise Hepworth, Stephen Greif, Edith Bratt, Humphrey Carpenter

Votes: 42

34. Secrets of Middle-Earth: Inside Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' (2003 Video)

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Writer: J.R.R. Tolkien | Stars: Greg Hildebrandt, Tim Hildebrandt, J.R.R. Tolkien

Votes: 39

35. The Hobbit Software Adventure (1982 Video Game)

Adventure

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Writers: Veronika Megler, Philip Mitchell, J.R.R. Tolkien

Votes: 31

36. Mr. Bliss (2004)

Animation, Short

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Mr. Bliss is a tale of a man who set out to buy a motor-car and of what followed afterwards. Based on a children story by J.R.R. Tolkien.

Writers: Igor Khazanov, Svetlana Taskayeva, J.R.R. Tolkien | Stars: Dmitri Matveyev, Gennady Tischenko

Votes: 28

37. J.R.R.T.: A Film Portrait of J.R.R. Tolkien (1996 Video)

120 min | Documentary, Fantasy

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Writer: J.R.R. Tolkien | Stars: Judi Dench, Margrethe II, Christopher Tolkien, J.R.R. Tolkien

Votes: 26

38. Making of Hunt for Gollum (2010)

Documentary

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Shows how we can do remarkable short film with low budget. You can watch team works of volunteer Hunt for Gollum crew, also you can watch matte painter Kemal Ciftcioglu's interview.

Writers: Chris Bouchard, J.R.R. Tolkien | Directors: Ismail Kemal Ciftcioglu, Bahadir Karasu | Stars: Arin Alldridge, Chris Bouchard, Ismail Kemal Ciftcioglu, Christopher Dingli

Votes: 23

39. Lord of the Rings: Game One (1985 Video Game)

Fantasy

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Writers: Philip Mitchell, J.R.R. Tolkien

Votes: 16

40. An Awfully Big Adventure (1998– )
Episode: J.R.R. Tolkien (1998)

50 min | Documentary

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Writer: J.R.R. Tolkien | Director: Julian Birkett | Stars: Juliet Aubrey, Rob Inglis, Christopher Villiers, Humphrey Carpenter

Votes: 16

41. The Lord of the Rings: Vol. I (1990 Video Game)

Action

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Creator: Scott Bennie

Votes: 15

42. The Lord of the Rings: Vol. II (1992 Video Game)

Action

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Creators: Scott Bennie, Mark Whittlesey

Votes: 12

43. War in Middle Earth (1988 Video Game)

Action

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Creator: Mike Singleton

Votes: 11

44. Guardians of Middle-Earth (2012 Video Game)

Fantasy

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Writer: J.R.R. Tolkien | Stars: Orion Acaba, Steve Blum, Robin Atkin Downes, Gideon Emery

Votes: 9

45. The Standard Deviants: Rings, Kings & Things (2002 Video)

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Writers: Anonymous, Thomas Malory, J.R.R. Tolkien | Director: Sam Genovese | Stars: Gelila Asres, T.J. Miller, Tessa Munro, Jenny O'Brien

Votes: 9

46. The Shadows of Mordor (1988 Video Game)

Action

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Set in the Lord of the rings universe.

Creator: Philip Mitchell

Votes: 7

47. Der kleine Hobbit (1984 Video Game)

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Writer: J.R.R. Tolkien

Votes: 5

48. Adventure Quest (1983 Video Game)

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Writer: J.R.R. Tolkien

Votes: 5

49. Jet Set Willy: Lord of the Rings (2000 Video Game)

Action

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Writer: J.R.R. Tolkien

Votes: 5

50. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)

Adventure, Fantasy | Post-production

Bilbo and Company are forced to be engaged in a war against an array of combatants and keeping the terrifying Smaug from acquiring a kingdom of treasure. and obliterating all of Middle-Earth.

Writers: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Guillermo del Toro, J.R.R. Tolkien | Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Cate Blanchett