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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2002)

With the help of his brave friends and wise allies, the peaceful hobbit Frodo Baggins must be saved from a pursuit by the evil forces because of uncle's mysterious inheritance - the sinister magic ring.

Director:

Jeff Pobst

Writer:

J.R.R. Tolkien (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Tom Kane ... Gandalf / Nali / Harry Goatleaf (voice)
Daran Norris ... Aragorn / Tom Bombadil / Barliman Butterbur / Black Rider (voice) (as Darren Norris)
Scott Menville ... Sam Gamgee / Old Noakes / Hal Hornblower (voice)
Cliff Broadway Cliff Broadway ... Sam Gamgee (Xbox version) (voice)
James Arnold Taylor ... Pippin / Robin Smallburrow / Minto Burrows (as James Taylor)
Quinton Flynn ... Merry / Gollum / Lotho Sackville-Baggins / Ted Sandyman (voice)
James Horan ... Gimli / Boromir / Farmer Maggot / Bill Ferny (voice)
Michael Reisz ... Legolas / Milo Burrows / Mugwort (voice)
Jennifer Hale ... Galadriel / Lobelia / Rosie Cotton (voice)
Jim Piddock ... Elrond / Bilbo Baggins / Hamfast 'Gaffer' Gamgee (voice)
Kath Soucie ... Goldberry / Angelica Baggins / Arwen (voice)
Steve Staley ... Frodo Baggins / Lord Celeborn / Glorfindel (voice)
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Storyline

This follows the hobbit, Frodo Baggins and his loyal friends: Samwise Gamgee, Peregrin Took and Meriadoc Brandybuck set out against all evil to take the One Ring to Mordor to destroy it. With the help of Gandalf the Grey and Aragorn son of Arathorn and the rest of the Fellowship of the Ring.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 December 2002 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Tolkien Enterprises See more »
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Technical Specs

Color:

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Trivia

"The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring" video game ends on a cliffhanger with the fate of Boromir unknown which is assumed he was killed by arrows. There were no sequels made and missing are including "The Two Towers" or "The Return of the King" There was a planned Sequel Called The Lord of the Rings: The Treason of Isengard but it was cancelled possibly due to EA video game releases of The Two Towers and Return of the King. See more »

Goofs

Also missing for the second sequel "The Return of the King" is Saurons huge army invading Minas Tirith, the Witch King being killed by a woman warrior Éowyn and a Hobbit named Merry and being defeated and the final showdown with Gondor army gathering at the Mordor gates to challenge and distract Sauron and face his orc army. Meanwhile at Mount Doom, Sam rescues Frodo from the orcs stronghold their final journey in the land of Mordor, the climb up Mount Doom but Frodo resists throwing the ring in the lava pit, puts on the one ring and turns invisible, then Gollum attacks Frodo and they wrestle each other for the one ring inside Mount Doom, Gollum bites off Frodos finger for the one ring and then Gollum falls into the lava pit with the one ring, defeating Sauron for good. Which is missing and has never been shown in the game. See more »

Quotes

Gaffer Gamgee: No, Mr. Baggins has gone away. Left this morning.
Black Rider: Why... did Baggins go?
Gaffer Gamgee: Why's none of my business, or yours!
Black Rider: Wherrre... did Baggins go?
Gaffer Gamgee: Well that's no secret. He's walking to Bucklebury or some such place.
Black Rider: Isss... this place... far from here?
Gaffer Gamgee: Yes, quite a way's down the East Road. Never been there myself, they're a strange lot in Buckland.
Black Rider: Can you sssend... a message?
Gaffer Gamgee: No I can't give no message, now good night to you!
[Black Rider shrieks, and Gaffer cowers in fear]
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Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #28.11 (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Tom Bombadil's Song
Words by J.R.R. Tolkien
Performed by Daran Norris
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Enjoyable Adventure Game
16 April 2003 | by bbagnallSee all my reviews

After having read other poor reviews for this XBox game, I had low expectations going into it. Surprisingly, I enjoyed this game. I expected the book version of Lord of the Rings, not the movie version, and that is what I got. Yes, the movie was amazing, but the storyline is also great and that is what this game recreates. There is very little action in the game, which is what I suspect most people had a problem with. This is an adventure game with some action elements, not the other way around. It is a little similar to the questing Gameplay of Zelda N64 games but not as well done - can any game do it as good as Zelda?

The graphics are amazing, of course far better than the N64 Zelda. I would say on par with the graphics in Halo, and the recreation of the Shire is amazing. All around Frodo, the environment is alive. Swallows fly around, swooping down low. Insects buzz around and leaves fall off the trees. Clouds flow through the sky, and smoke billows out of chimneys. Water is beautiful.

This game is a must have for fans of the Lord of the Rings books. It is not perfect, but there are no other Lord of the Rings games out there with this kind of scope. What are you waiting for, someone else to make a LOTR game that is better? It is not going to happen, so you might as well play this one.


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