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The Hunt for Gollum (2009)

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Strider must hunt down Gollum to keep the Ring secret.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Arin Alldridge ...
Patrick O'Connor ...
Gareth Brough ...
Gollum (voice) / Goblok
Jason Perino ...
Gollum (voice)
Matthew Cunningham ...
Max Bracey ...
Dagbash / Orc
Joshua Kennedy ...
Ross Morrisson ...
Emma Hunt ...
Lisa Rost-Welling ...
Angry Villager
Ivan Wilkinson ...


The great events of the war of the ring are about to unfold and the priority for Strider and Gandalf is to keep the Ring secret. Sauron is preparing to unleash his armies and Gollum is creeping around Middle Earth with crucial knowledge of the Ring's location. He must be found. Written by Chris Bouchard

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Not all who wander are lost...



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Release Date:

3 May 2009 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

A Caçada por Gollum  »

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£3,000 (estimated)

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2.20 : 1
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Made by fans on a shoestring budget for free release on the internet. See more »


(at around 50 mins) When Aragorn is hiding behind a rock, a camera lens can be seen at the left side of the screen. See more »

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On a budget of $3,000 and 160 volunteers this is a must-see for any Lord of the Rings fans.
4 May 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was made for $3,000 and is being offered for FREE! around the internet. Simply it has unbelievable production values for a budget of only three grand.

It tells the brief story of Strider as he treks across Middle Earth to find Gollum and unveil the mysteries behind the ring of power.

Story aside the movie was very professional, cinematography, fight choreography, editing, sound, and the acting all have giant check marks by their side. The whole movie I was thinking, "no way this was made for $3,000, no way." The volunteers who worked on this movie must have worked very hard to get the finished product as polished as it is.

Many technical elements of the film are borrowed from other films (mostly Lord of the Rings but there was also some music borrowed from Clint Mansell's Requiem for a Dream score,) but don't let that turn you away, after all it's for fans, by fans.

An absolute must see for anyone who wants to be entertained, 40 minutes and it's free. Watch the first few minutes or the trailer and you'll be hooked.

Kudos to these guys, lots and lots of kudos. I hope we see more films produced like this.

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