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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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Fun, Clever Documentary on Lord of the Rings Fandom 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 The Hobbit (1977) (TV)See more »

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13 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Fun, Clever Documentary on Lord of the Rings Fandom, 22 November 2005
Author: LaurieMann from Pittsburgh, PA

If you've enjoyed Lord of the Rings, you'll enjoy this look at the history of LOTR and the development of LOTR fandom. Yeah, there's a bit much focus on the folks in costume and the people who'd spend days in line to be "first" in the theater to see a movie. But there were good interviews with both random people and unexpected fans (like David Carradine and Cameron Crowe). The photography is very nicely done. There are also clever reenactments throughout. The documentary suffers a bit in the editing; some of the transitions are quite abrupt. There was also an odd contention that public appreciation of Lord of the Rings pretty much died after the infamous cartoons of the late '70s. Still, it's a fine documentary on one of the more enjoyable pop culture phenomenons of recent times.

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