The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2-DVD) PG-13

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Format:  DVD  (2 Discs)
item number:  32CE8
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DVD Features:

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Rated: PG-13
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 58 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: August 6, 2002
  • Originally Released: 2001
  • Label: New Line Home Video
  • 2-Disc Set
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Single Side - Dual Layer
  • Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 2.35
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Music Video: "May It Be" by Enya
    • Featurette:
      1. Finding Hobbition
      2. Hobbiton Comes Alive
      3. Believing the World of Bree
      4. Ringwraiths: The Fallen Kings
      5. Rivendell: The Elven Refuge
      6. Languages of Middle-Earth
      7. Two Wizards
      8. Music of Middle Earth
      9. Elijah Wood
      10. Viggo Mortenson
      11. Orlando Bloom
      12. Cate Blanchett
      13. Liv Tyler
      14. Ian McKellan
      15. Weathertop: The Windy Hill
    • Trailers:
      1. Original Theatrical Trailer
      2. TV Spots
      3. Preview of THE TWO TOWERS (10 mins.)
      4. Preview of THE TWO TOWERS Video Game
      5. Preview of the Special Extended DVD Edition of THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING
    • Documentary:
      3. A PASSAGE TO MIDDLE EARTH (SCI-FI Channel Original)
  • Interactive Features:
    • Scene Access
    • 3-D Animated Interactive Menus
  • DVD-ROM Features:
    • Exclusive Internet Content

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Original story by
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Major Awards:

Academy Awards 2001 - Best Cinematography: Andrew Lesnie
Academy Awards 2001 - Best Original Score: Howard Shore

Entertainment Reviews:

Certified Fresh91%

Total Count: 229


User Ratings: 1,355,851
...A faithful and visually spectacular adaptation of the first volume in Tolkien's trilogy....RINGS has moment of edge-of-the-seat excitement...
USA Today
Dec 21, 2001
...Well-made and well-cast....Masterfully paced and one of those rewarding movies that seems to get better as it progresses...
Hollywood Reporter
Dec 4, 2001
The New Zealander director Peter Jackson, who wrote the screenplay with Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens, works with enough dramatic tension and pictorial grandeur to sustain us through long periods of complicated exposition and heavy bouts of swordplay.
New Yorker
Nov 18, 2013
Most ambitiously, this rousing adventure closes with an ending that's closer in spirit to an art-house film than a popcorn holiday romp. Full Review
Dec 8, 2014
I have no serious criticisms. The film does full justice to Tolkien, who has often -- and erroneously -- been accused of escapism. Full Review
Daily Mail (UK)
Dec 8, 2014
If Fellowship hasn't rescued an otherwise dreadful year, it at least gives us something to look forward to -- same time, next year. Full Review
New York Daily News
Nov 18, 2013
Masterfully paced, the movie builds slowly, introducing the mythology, habitats and lifestyles of Tolkien's creatures. Full Review
Associated Press
Nov 18, 2013

Product Description:

With THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING, director Peter Jackson has achieved a meticulous and captivating adaptation of the first book of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic fantasy trilogy. The setting is Middle-earth, a mythological land populated by elves, dwarves, humans, and the gentle, diminutive hobbits upon whom the story centers. One hobbit, Frodo Baggins (Elijah Wood), unexpectedly comes into possession of an ancient magical ring so powerful it invariably corrupts anyone who wears it. In order to prevent the ring's erstwhile owner, the dark lord Sauron, from reclaiming the ring and taking over Middle-earth, a motley band of comrades set out to destroy it in the fires of Mount Doom, where it was forged. Included in the group are Frodo and hobbits Sam (Sean Astin), Merry (Dominic Monoghan), and Pippin (Billy Boyd); the wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen); human warriors Aragorn (Viggo Mortensen) and Boromir (Sean Bean); the dwarf Gimli (John Rhys-Davies); the elf Legolas (Orlando Bloom). Along the way, they wage battle with monsters, demons, and Sauron's evil minions, all brought to life by spectacular digital technology.

Jackson's grandiose production represents the first of three films that he wrote and directed, derived from Tolkien's beloved novels. Fourteen months in the making, at a cost of $270 million, all three installments were filmed at once in New Zealand where diverse landscapes lend themselves particularly well to the mystical realm of Middle-earth. The trilogy also includes THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS and THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING.


Production Notes:

  • Theatrical Release Date: December 19, 2001
  • Other elves include Arwen (Liv Tyler), Galadriel (Cate Blanchett), and Eldrond (Hugo Weaving), but they are not part of the core band of nine who set out to destroy the ring at Mount Doom.
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Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 1,244
  • UPC: 794043554223
  • Shipping Weight: 0.20/lbs (approx)
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