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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

In the first installment of director Peter Jackson's ambitious and successful film adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy trilogy, Elijah Wood stars as plucky hobbit Frodo Baggins, whose bequest of an arcane ring from his uncle Bilbo (Ian Holm) spurs a perilous journey to prevent an overpowering evil from enveloping Middle Earth. Ideally-cast support is provided by Ian McKellan, Viggo Mortensen, Liv Tyler, Cate Blanchett, Sean Astin, Hugo Weaving, Christopher Lee and Sean Bean.

Year: 2001
Genre: Alice's 500 Greatest Films, Fantasy Films, New Zealand Film, Road Movies, BAFTA - Best Film, Based on..., Spiritual Cinema, Supernatural, Action, Theo's Favourites, James' Favourites
Country: NZ, USA
Director: Peter Jackson
Starring: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian Holm, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Cate Blanchett, Sean Astin, Hugo Weaving, Christopher Lee, Sean Bean
Duration: 171 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains supernatural themes
8.8/10
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