PG-13 | | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle-earth from the Dark Lord Sauron.
In the book, it is Gandalf who guesses the answer to the riddle that guards the entrance to the Mines of Moria. In the movie, it is Frodo.
The world is changed. I feel it in the water. I feel it in the earth. I smell it in the air. Much that once was is lost, for none now live who remember it. It began with the forging of the Great Rings. Three were given to the Elves, immortal, wisest...
In the scene where Aragorn is leading the Hobbits towards Rivendell, they're walking through a swamp. At one point, Pippin trips and falls face down, and the seam of one of his fake feet comes loose.
Toward the end of the credits, there are some lines in Maori, thanking the people of New Zealand, where the movie was filmed.: He mihi nui hoki ki nga tangata whenua o Aotearoa. Ma rangi raua ko papa tatou e manaaki, e tiaki hei nga tau e tu mai nei.
In the extended DVD, the discussion Gandalf and Frodo have in Moria about Gollum has several more lines. In particular, Gandalf tells Frodo Gollum's original name, Sméagol, and that Gollum was once a Stoor Hobbit. Frodo's knowledge of this becomes important in the next film, The Two Towers.
$844,711 (Belgium) (21 December 2001)
$315,544,750 (USA) (14 June 2011)
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