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Ringers: Lord of the Fans (2005)

PG-13  |   |  Documentary, Comedy  |  21 January 2005 (USA)
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'Ringers: Lord of the Fans' is a feature-length documentary that explores how "The Lord of the Rings" has influenced Western popular culture over the past 50 years.

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'Ringers: Lord of the Fans' is a feature-length documentary that explores how "The Lord of the Rings" has influenced Western popular culture over the past 50 years.

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One book. One ring. One world.


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Rated PG-13 for some sex and drug references | See all certifications »
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Narrator, Himself: We are servants of the secret fire. One generation of readers followed by another, and another.
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Excellent Film
24 January 2005 | by (Bountiful, Utah) – See all my reviews

I am one of the lucky ones to have seen the film at the Slamdance film festival. I've seen it 2 times now and will be seeing in once more.

I'm not great at writing reviews, but I just wanted to let everyone know that this documentary is fantastic. It's great to see both fans and actors come together to celebrate Tolkiens work. Cliff and Carlene have put together a funny but uplifting film.

They've also chosen awesome music for the film. I can't wait till I can get a copy of World Without Sundays 'Where there's a whip there's a way'. It's awesome!

Carlene, Cliff, and the rest of the crew have done an excellent job. I hope the rest of the world gets to see it soon.


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