The Lord of the Rings (1978) Poster


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Edited from 

Alexander Nevsky (1938)
battle scenes used from this movie for rotoscoping
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
footage from the climax battle reused by rotoscoping it

Referenced in 

Mystery Science Theater 3000: Untamed Youth (1990) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Sauron's dark army?"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera (1991) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Sauron, the dark lord"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Time of the Apes (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Isn't that from 'Lord of the Rings'?"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Being from Another Planet (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow (as Gollum): "What does it got in its pocketses? Gollum, Gollum!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Magic Sword (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Stryder! Boromir!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Kitten with a Whip (1994) (TV Episode)
Mike: "One ring to rule them all and in the darkness bind them"
Warcraft: Orcs & Humans (1994) (Video Game)
Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness (1995) (Video Game)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Deathstalker and the Warriors from Hell (1996) (TV Episode)
Tom forges the One Ring and gives it to Mike.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Jack Frost (1997) (TV Episode)
Mike: "Frodo getsdrunk and screws with his neighbors."
The X-Files: Unusual Suspects (1997) (TV Episode)
Elrond's name was mentioned.
Freaks and Geeks: Kim Kelly Is My Friend (2000) (TV Episode)
Karen calls Neil "Bilbo Baggins"
Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos (2002) (Video Game)
House of the Dead (2003)
One character hides from the zombies underneath a tree, and one of the undead attempts to sniff him out.
Trekkies 2 (2004)
A Lord of the Rings tribute rock band was mentioned.
Wizards: Ralph Bakshi - The Wizard of Animation (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
Taxi (2004)
The line "My Precious" said in a Gollum-like voice.
Enteng Kabisote: Okay ka fairy, the legend (2004)
Mention in the movie.
Ringers: Lord of the Fans (2005)
mentioned in the LOTR history
American Dad!: All About Steve (2005) (TV Episode)
The terrorist is obsessed with Lord of the Rings and dresses as Frodo.
Footballers' Wives: Episode #5.3 (2006) (TV Episode)
Shannon compares Callum's mother to Gollum.
The Colbert Report: Christiane Amanpour (2006) (TV Episode)
An image from a calendar issued as a tie-in for the film is shown in order to illustrate the difference between the Devil and a Balrog.
Death Row (2007) (Video)
mentioned on Fire and Ice ad
Control Alt Delete (2008)
The user name Galadriel.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Black Cauldron (2009) (TV Episode)
Image of Gandalf shown while the one played by John Huston is sought.
Love & Other Drugs (2010)
Josh says Farrah looks at his "dick like it's the eye of Sauron."
The Simpsons: Homer the Father (2011) (TV Episode)
Apu lists Mordor as one of America's enemies.
Taxaquizzen: Episode #1.8 (2011) (TV Episode)
The movie is a part of a question
The Nostalgia Chick: Shorts: Betty Boop in Minnie the Moocher (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned when discussing rotoscoping
Nostalgia Critic: Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2012) (TV Episode)
"Is that a retirement home for Lord of the Rings villians?"
The Big Bang Theory: The Transporter Malfunction (2012) (TV Episode)
Sheldon says, "I wish the bride and groom would take a cue from Bilbo Baggins: Slip on the ring, disappear, and everyone goes home."
The Office: Paper Airplane (2013) (TV Episode)
One of Angela's cats is named "Lady Aragorn."
Veep: Helsinki (2013) (TV Episode)
Kent mentions the Eye of Sauron and Mike asks him if he is comparing Selina to Gollum.
South Park: The Stick of Truth (2014) (Video Game)
The introduction video uses the same animation style as the film.
The Comix Scrutinizer: Bonk's First Impressions (2014) (TV Episode)
"I *knew* The Lord of the Rings was supposed to be gay porn"
Animation Lookback: The Best of Stop Motion - Aardman (2014) (TV Episode)
An animated film with the recognisable Ralph Bakshi style.
Veep: Election Night (2015) (TV Episode)
Tom refers to Matty Curtis as a "moon-faced hobbit".
Nostalgia Critic: Cool World (2017) (TV Episode)
Lee compliments Bakshi on this film

Featured in 

Troldspejlet: Episode #22.6 (1999) (TV Episode)
VHS release reviewed + footage used
Nostalgia Critic: Old vs. New: LOTR Animated vs. Lord of the Rings (2009) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown.

Spoofed in 

King's Quest: Quest for the Crown (1984) (Video Game)
An elf gives you a magic ring that makes you invisible, a la Tolkien's One Ring.
Bugi Fiction (2003) (Video)
Main plot: John Bugilanca is trying to find a lost ring.
Marinara (2004) (TV Series)
Zadama refers to the demon she invokes from an ancient ring as "Lord of my Ring."

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