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Ringers: Lord of the Fans -- '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.
Ringers: Lord of the Fans -- '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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Ringers is awesome! All LOTR fans must see this film! See more (13 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Dominic Monaghan ... Narrator, Himself

Elijah Wood ... Himself

Peter Jackson ... Himself

Viggo Mortensen ... Himself

Orlando Bloom ... Himself

David Carradine ... Himself

Ian McKellen ... Himself

Sean Astin ... Himself

John Rhys-Davies ... Himself

Billy Boyd ... Himself

Clive Barker ... Himself
Cliff Broadway ... Interviewer, Himself

Andy Serkis ... Himself

John Noble ... Himself

Philippa Boyens ... Herself

Barrie M. Osborne ... Himself

Lemmy ... Himself
Geddy Lee ... Himself

Sala Baker ... Himself
Forrest J Ackerman ... Himself
Peter S. Beagle ... Himself
Brian Sibley ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael Bilach ... Himself
Marnie Boyd ... Reenactment Actor
Terry Brooks ... Himself
Grecco Buratto ... Himself
Christine Crawshaw ... Herself

Cameron Crowe ... Himself
Isabella Donato ... Mariachi Singer

Colleen Doran ... Herself
Colin Duriez ... Himself
Kent Elofson ... Himself
Peter Genovese ... Himself

Chris Gore ... Himself
Guy Harrington ... Himself
Shox Hincks ... Himself
Adam Hurlbut ... Himself

Brittany Ishibashi ... Reenactment Actor
Jymn Magon ... Himself
Matt Mayhall ... Himself

Bill Mumy ... Himself

Leonard Nimoy ... Himself

Emeka Nnadi ... Reenactment Actor

Terry Pratchett ... Himself

Michael Regina ... Himself
Nicole R. Roberts ... Herself
Justin Sewell ... Himself
Keith Stern ... Himself
Jill Thompson ... Herself

Liv Tyler ... Herself
John Welch ... Dorm Boy #2
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Directed by
Carlene Cordova 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Cliff Broadway 
Carlene Cordova 

Produced by
Cliff Broadway .... producer
Carlene Cordova .... producer
Tom DeSanto .... executive producer
Catherine Frizat .... associate producer
Danny Lukic .... producer
Josh Mandel .... co-producer
Jeff Marchelletta .... producer
 
Original Music by
Robin DiMaggio 
 
Cinematography by
Josh Mandel 
 
Film Editing by
Arnaud Gerardy 
John Welch 
 
Art Direction by
Nancy Steinman 
 
Costume Design by
Mike Fitch 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Larry Curtis .... unit director: Salt Lake City
Leo Oorschot .... unit director: Europe
Tore Schmidt .... unit director: Germany
 
Art Department
Mike Fitch .... wardrobe stylist
 
Sound Department
Nick Lange .... boom operator
Mikey Murray .... boom operator
Josh Siemens .... boom operator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Zach Evans .... camera operator: additional footage
Russell Kostner .... still photographer
Mikey Murray .... gaffer
Angie Pop .... camera operator
Angie Pop .... director of photography: second unit
Angie Pop .... gaffer
 
Animation Department
Kevin Gralewski .... animator
 
Editorial Department
John Welch .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
A.J. Azzarto .... music supervisor
Greta Gertler .... musician: songs
Shira Kammen .... musician: songs
 
Other crew
R.J. Beavers .... motion graphics
Seth Carmichael .... publicist
Matthew C. Egan .... production assistant
Vernon Fitch .... archivist: additional images
Arnaud Gerardy .... creative director
Guy Gondron .... artwork supplier
Melanie Marquez .... publicist
Christopher Pizzo .... publicist
Lashá Monique Winn .... production assistant
 
Thanks
Nathan Adams .... special thanks (2005)
 

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Rated PG-13 for some sex and drug references
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97 min
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Narrator, Himself:We are servants of the secret fire. One generation of readers followed by another, and another.See more »
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References "Star Trek" (1966)See more »

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16 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Ringers is awesome! All LOTR fans must see this film!, 3 February 2005
Author: stop2pretend from United States

My friend and I were lucky enough to see Ringers (me twice and her three times) up a Slamdance. It portrays LOTR fans in such a flattering light and a funny one too. We're not just geeks! There are just too many good things to be said. From the obsessed fans (how many times have they seen LOTR, why they choose a costume to wear, how long have they been in line, etc.) to the older generation and their love for the books. They go into great detail telling about how the books came to be so popular with younger generations and basically how it regenerates itself. There is not one boring second in this film and even if you aren't THIS OBSESSED you can enjoy it. If anything it will make you want to go home and read the books (again for most of us) through and through! Carlene and Cliff have a great deal of respect, love and admiration for Tolkien and it definitely shows.

They were kind enough to do a Q and A session after the film and I just have to say that if there were 2 chosen people to make a film about LOTR and it's fans this is them. If any of them happen to see this I just want to say that I can't wait for the DVD and all the deleted interviews and so on to come out! I hope you get everything back that you put into this because you deserve it!!!

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