101 Facts About Middle Earth & The Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings is an epic high fantasy novel written by JRR Tolkien. It’s an expansive universe revolving around a tiny man and his much coveted ring Jesus who wrote this clive get help anyway. Middle-earth is the realm of Middle Earth which actor lost out to a ridiculously large paycheck after declining to play Gandalf and why isn’t Jennifer Lawrence featured anywhere in these movies?

  • The Lord of the Rings is a fantasy novel written by English author JRR Tolkien between 1954 and 1955. The story is written across three volumes each containing two books for a total of six books for those of you who are mathematically inclined it has however since been published in a single volume the three volumes are titled the Fellowship of the Ring the two towers and The Return the King.
  • The one ring holding the dominion over all of them which sounds like an accident waiting to happen number five. The ring pastor is elder son of the king of Gondor who took the ring to be destroyed in the fires of Mount Doom but at the last moment he cocked it right up and decided to keep the ring for himself.
  • Tolkien’s ‘The Lord of the Rings’ is one of the most popular fantasy films of all time. The film is based on the novel ‘The Hobbit’ by JRR Tolkien, which was published in 1937. It’s followed by ‘The Fellowship of the Ring’, ‘The Two Towers’ and ‘The Return of the King’ among others.
  • The Lord of the Rings author JRR Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892 in Orange Free State, South Africa. He was the son of Ronald Reuel Tolkien and his mother. Tolkien developed a love of languages in his early teens while studying Latin and anglo-saxon he encountered animalic a rudimentary constructed language emitted by his cousin’s marry Margaery in calden only one sentence of animalic is known to exist.
  • Tolkien’s daughter Priscilla Tolkien has said that the journey through the Dead Marshes was inspired by her father’s experiences in the conflict number 16 at the age of 45. Tolkien started writing the Lord of the Rings in 1937 after The Hobbit turned out to be such a success it was not completed until 12 years later in 1949.
  • ‘The Lord of the Rings’ author JRR Tolkien, who died on September 2, 1973 at the age of 83, was born in England’s Leicester. He is known for writing the novel ‘The Hobbit’, which was published in 1937. He also wrote ‘The Silmarillion’ and ‘The Fellowship of the Ring’, both of which were made into films.
  • The legendarium reads as follows one ring to rule them all one ring and in the darkness bind them this is actually part of a larger poem and was written by Tolkien when it was completely nude because he was having a bath. Tolkien was friends with CS Lewis who was ultimately the person who encouraged him to develop his ideas into a novel.
  • Gandalf and Balrog make more in common than you think they are both Maya ancient spirits that existed before creation though the spirit of the Balrog was corrupted turning it into an ancient demon number 24 Maya are less powerful beings than the Valar both of which are considered I nor can be confused yet these are immortal spirits created by the thoughts of every Supreme Being.
  • Elves have a number of other superior traits one of the strangest is an odd elven ability to not sink into snow meaning that as everybody else in the Fellowship trudged through the thick sheets of white stuff on their travels Legolas skipped along the top of it like Jesus on a pond number 28 in earlier drafts of the story Frodo actually isn’t Frodo at all.
  • Tolkien revealed that the name Frodo comes from the old anglo-saxon word froat meaning wise by experience number 30 the name of the hot-headed dwarf Gimli means fire. Tolkien considered several names such as FRA and Buren number 31 this trend extended to a number of other characters in the story Sal Ron come from the Old Norse word meaning filth or done meaning his name is literary.
  • Languages of Quenya and Sindarin are developed enough to be considered Frodo as languages with comprehensive grammar systems and relatively large cinder in example has around 25,000 words. Doun a ik exists with the vocabulary of less than 200 words and straw heads number 35 sméagol would like to be known as golem owing to the gulping and swallowing noises he makes number 36.
  • Samwise Gamgee is actually 12 years younger than Frodo Baggins and has a habit of calling him ‘Mr Frodo’. Gamgee was a gardener for the Baggins family and brought Sam up in the trade number 38s believe that one only becomes an adult at the age of 33 as was only 28 when he joins the Fellowship of the Ring.
  • The word Gamgee eventually became a term used in birmingham for cotton wool in general and Tolkien decided he liked the sound of it as a second name to Sam number 41 at the end of the story. Sam wise married rosey cotton and settled back into the Shire apparently there wasn’t an awful lot to do after banishing the Dark Lord Sauron.
  • The ents are an enigmatic race of conscious and Pro morphic tree creatures encountered by merry and pippin their name comes from the anglo-saxon word nth meaning giant yeah that fits number 44 ents have extremely long lifespans and as such experience life at a much slower pace than other groups as such their language known as M Tisch is spoken.
  • Gimli and Legolas could in many ways be viewed as very progressive dwarves and elves were traditionally not on good terms sharing a history of conflict and bad blood style. Gibney in Legolas was a feat in and of itself number 47 in some of Tolkien’s earliest scribblings Dwarfs for an evil race created by Melkor the same being who corrupted the bull rocks.
  • The Danish edition of JRR Tolkien’s ‘The Lord of the Rings’ is illustrated by a woman named Inger Hilde grandma, who claims to be a member of Denmark’s royal family. The Royal Dane is an avid artist and painter and even holds shows of her work from time to time number 52 in 2003.
  • Peter Jackson’s ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy was released as a trilogy with a total budget of 281 million dollars. The three films in the trilogy attained a grade on cinema score and a rated above 90% on Rotten Tomatoes second in the series for instance the two towers has a rating of 96% number 57.
  • A total of 30 Academy Awards of which they won an incredible 17 a record for any movie trilogy number 58 the final film in the trilogy that Return of the King won in every category in which was nominated setting the current Oscar record of the highest clean sweep at an amazing 11 Oscars.
  • Ian McKellen, who played Aragorn in ‘The Lord of the Rings’, has revealed that he broke two of his toes on the set of the film. “I’m realistic was that he just broke two…toes that’s what I get in Sloan you can crush64 sean astin also cut his foot open when running into a river,” he added.
  • Actor John Rhys-davies, who played a dwarf in ‘The Hobbit’, has revealed that he was allergic to his own face after filming the film. “It kept giving me a horrible rash,” he added. “All the movies had wrapped the makeup department offered to let me burn it which I immediately did number 66 in actual fact John is the tallest actor in the whole fellowship,” he further said.
  • The cast and crew of ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ made over 19,000 costumes for the film, according to costume designer Dixon Dixon. Dixon worked with over 40 seamstresses to create the costumes, which included 1,200 suits of armour, 2,000 weapons, 10,000 arrows and 3,500 players of Hobbit feet. The film was directed by Peter Jackson.
  • Christopher Lee, who played the role of Gollum in ‘Lord of the Rings’, has revealed that he bought some of his co-stars some of the books they read together. “I was the first person to be in a pub in Oxford,” he added. Lee further said that he was the only member of the cast to actually meet JRR Tolkien.
  • Actor Viggo Mortensen has revealed that he only accepted the role of Aragorn in ‘The Lord of the Rings’ because he wanted to please his son who was 10 at the time and an avid fan of the film at 10 before the film’s came out. He added that he also wanted to impress his son.
  • Actor Viggo Mortensen, who played the role of Aragorn in ‘The Hobbit’, has said that he didn’t need to be on set for the last shot of the film’s last scene. Mortensen added that he had never read the books and the quote he was offered 15% of gross profits wasn’t his understanding of the script.
  • ‘Lord of the Rings’ director JRR Tolkien’s family settled a 62-million-pound lawsuit with Warner Brothers after claiming that they missed out on profits from the release of the Lord of The Rings apps and videos number 87. The family had filed a lawsuit against Warner Brothers in the UK after the company failed to release the apps.
  • The Beatles approached Stanley Kubrick with an idea to create a Lord of the Rings movie that starred them apparently John Lennon wanted to play Gollum. Kubrick rejected the idea obviously as did Tolkien himself also obviously but not after considerable persistence from the core set talk about dodging a bullet.
  • Streets named after Lord of the Rings author JRR Tolkien’s creations include streets named after Frodo Boromir Galadriel Legolas and Aragorn number 91. Saturn’s moons called Titan are named onto the mountains from Lord of Rings number 92. The first of these is the Hobbit release all the way back in 1982 and played on the Commodore 64 number 93.
  • Microsoft has announced that the Xbox One X will not support the game ‘Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor’. The game will not be supported on the new Nintendo Switch, Microsoft said in a statement. It added that it will support the Nintendo Switch in the future.
  • Warner Brothers Studios head Kevin Stevens in an interview with Wired said, “We know the beginning of the next story still we want to make sure our story fits without feeling arbitrary or contrived another interesting feature included in the game emissions that you cannot replay if you fail to beat you just have to live with the guilt for the rest of your sorry life.”
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