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Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (DVD) (WS)
In the first part of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings, a shy young hobbit named Frodo Baggins inherits a simple gold ring. He knows the ring has power, but not that he alone holds the secret to the survival--or enslavement--of the entire world. Now Frodo, accompanied by a wizard, an elf, a dwarf, two men and three loyal hobbit friends, must become the greatest hero the world has ever known to save the land and the people he loves.]]>
As the triumphant start of a trilogy, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring leaves you begging for more. By necessity, Peter Jackson's ambitious epic compresses J.R.R. Tolkien's classic The Lord of the Rings, but this robust adaptation maintains reverent allegiance to Tolkien's creation, instantly qualifying as one of the greatest fantasy films ever made. At 178 minutes, it's long enough to establish the myriad inhabitants of Middle-earth, the legendary Rings of Power, and the fellowship of hobbits, elves, dwarves, and humans--led by the wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and the brave hobbit Frodo (Elijah Wood)--who must battle terrifying forces of evil on their perilous journey to destroy the One Ring in the land of Mordor. Superbly paced, the film is both epic and intimate, offering astonishing special effects and production design while emphasizing the emotional intensity of Frodo's adventure. Ending on a perfect note of heroic loyalty and rich anticipation, this wondrous fantasy continues in The Two Towers (2002). --Jeff ShannonSee all Editorial Reviews
I love the extended so much more it's the only way I can watch LOTR now.Published 6 days ago by Erin
What can I say??? It's Lord of the Rings - wish there were even more of themPublished 7 days ago by Kelly R
This extended version is the one to watch. Adds SO MUCH to the story and experience.Published 11 days ago by Amazon Customer
Can't believe this movie came out 14 years ago... Where did the time go? I love this movie. It has the perfect amount of action and adventure.Published 13 days ago by Edward Wallace
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|blu-ray verses extended version DVD Lord of the Rings||
My son works at Best Buy. He says the blu-rays are Not the extended additions. I'm going to wait until the extended additions come out on blu-ray.
Nov 27, 2010 by David M Green | See all 7 posts
|When is Warner going to learn?||
I think they're just mixed up. Matrix sold well in single-disc release because the second and third in the series were terrible flicks -- I only bought the first on Blu-Ray. Having seen subpar sales on the LOTR trilogy, maybe they figure one at a time will get folks buying.
I concur with you... Read More
Aug 3, 2010 by John D | See all 13 posts
|Is this the extended edition?||
Doubt it because the runtime is not long enough to be the extended version. As far as I can tell you have to buy the blu-ray box set to get it.
May 27, 2014 by Casey | See all 2 posts
what about closed caption for the hearing impaired?
Jul 26, 2013 by Amazon Customer | See all 3 posts
|Digital Copy instead of DVD?||
Same thing just happened to me. Were you able to get a corrected copy?
Nov 9, 2010 by Captain Vegetable | See all 3 posts
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