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Viggo Mortensen loved riding the horse he used in Lord of the Rings so much that he ended up buying it after the films were complete.

Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

Viggo Mortensen loved riding the horse he used in Lord of the Rings so much that he ended up buying it after the films were complete.

Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

A normal major motion picture averages about 200 effects shots. This film had 1488.
Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (2003)

A normal major motion picture averages about 200 effects shots. This film had 1488.

Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (2003)

The Minas Tirith set was built on the same site as Helm’s Deep, after the Helm’s Deep scenes had been shot and pieces of Helm’s Deep were altered and built on top and around the existing pieces for the Minas Tirith set.
Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (2003)

The Minas Tirith set was built on the same site as Helm’s Deep, after the Helm’s Deep scenes had been shot and pieces of Helm’s Deep were altered and built on top and around the existing pieces for the Minas Tirith set.

Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (2003)

Forced perspective in Lord of the Rings.

Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring (2001)



John Rhys-Davies developed an allergic reaction to his makeup.


Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

John Rhys-Davies developed an allergic reaction to his makeup.

Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

Ian McKellen’s first  day of shooting on the trilogy was Gandalf’s first scene, arriving in  Hobbiton. His second day of shooting was Gandalf’s final scene of the  film, at the Gray Havens.
Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (2003)

Ian McKellen’s first day of shooting on the trilogy was Gandalf’s first scene, arriving in Hobbiton. His second day of shooting was Gandalf’s final scene of the film, at the Gray Havens.

Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (2003)

The first shot of Sam’s arm coming into frame holding Sting towards Shelob is actually Peter Jackson’s arm
The Lord of the Kings: The Return of the King (2003)

The first shot of Sam’s arm coming into frame holding Sting towards Shelob is actually Peter Jackson’s arm

The Lord of the Kings: The Return of the King (2003)

The “big-ature” model of Helms Deep stood 7 feet tall and measured 20 feet square. During the design process, parts of the model were filled with Action Man dolls to provide a scale reference.

The “big-ature” model of Helms Deep stood 7 feet tall and measured 20 feet square. During the design process, parts of the model were filled with Action Man dolls to provide a scale reference.

Sometimes it's what we don't see that's important.

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