Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring

Lists: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Dark Fantasy, Sword And Sorcery, Epic, AFI 100 (2007), Best cinematography nominees, Best Picture nominee 2000 to 2009

Brief Synopsis: "Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make sure that the ring arrives at its final destination: Mt. Doom, the only place where it can be destroyed."

Overall Ranking: 399 (Rank from 2001: # 9)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 63.16%
Regular 26.32%
Half-Popped 10.53%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review
Sober Film Critic James Brown100(full review)
Ray Willmott100
Lord Of The Films Ryan100(full review)
Thomas Pollock100
JR B100
Harvey Gardner95
That Movie Guy Dion Wyn Hughes92(full review)
Tim Belloff90
M J90
Words of WisTIM88(full review)
Dan O'Neill85(full review)
Brandon H85
Rob from GuysFilmQuest81
Gorgon Reviews80(full review)
Today I Watched A Movie80(full review)
Bryan Lienesch77 - The visuals in Peter Jackson's first installment of this epic are breathtaking, but the film could've shed 30-60 minutes and been just as good or better.
Sir M Hayes XIV70
Nick Ledgerwood50
David Baruffi25

People Involved

  • Elijah Wood (Frodo Baggins)
  • Ian McKellen (Gandalf the Grey)
  • Viggo Mortensen (Aragorn)
  • Liv Tyler (Arwen Evenstar)
  • Orlando Bloom (Legolas)
  • John Rhys-Davies (Gimli)
  • Sean Bean (Boromir)
  • Christopher Lee (Saruman)
  • Sean Astin (Samwise Sam Gamgee)
  • Billy Boyd (Peregrin Pippin Took)
  • Dominic Monaghan (Meriadoc Merry Brandybuck)
  • Hugo Weaving (Elrond)
  • Cate Blanchett (Galadriel)
  • Ian Holm (Bilbo Baggins)
  • Craig Parker (Haldir)
  • Lawrence Makoare (Lurtz)
  • Sala Baker (Sauron)
  • Alan Howard (The Ring (voice))
  • Andy Serkis (Gollum)
  • Sarah McLeod (Rose Rosie Cotton)
  • Ann Robinson (Director)
  • Peter Jackson (Director)
  • Peter Jackson (Director)

  • Other Movies in the Series

  • Lord of the Rings: Two Towers
  • Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
  • Included in Achievement Trios...

  • Lord Of The Rings Trilogy
  • Podcasts

  • InSession Film presents Episode 445 - Candyman / Fellowship of the Ring