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Lord of the Rings

Follow the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, his nephew Frodo, and their valiant friends in Peter Jackson's award-winning adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic fantasy novels, which revolve around a magical, seductive ring with dark powers.
Highest Rated Movie: 96% The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

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Critics Consensus: Though somewhat overwhelmed by its own spectacle, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies ends Peter Jackson's second Middle-earth trilogy on a reasonably satisfying note.
Starring: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage
Director: Peter Jackson
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Critics Consensus: While still slightly hamstrung by "middle chapter" narrative problems and its formidable length, The Desolation of Smaug represents a more confident, exciting second chapter for the Hobbit series.
Starring: Ian McKellen, Bret McKenzie, Martin Freeman
Director: Peter Jackson
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Critics Consensus: Peter Jackson's return to Middle-earth is an earnest, visually resplendent trip, but the film's deliberate pace robs the material of some of its majesty.
Starring: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage
Director: Peter Jackson
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Critics Consensus: Visually breathtaking and emotionally powerful, The Lord of the Rings - The Return of the King is a moving and satisfying conclusion to a great trilogy.
Starring: Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Ian McKellen
Director: Peter Jackson
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Critics Consensus: The Two Towers balances spectacular action with emotional storytelling, leaving audiences both wholly satisfied and eager for the final chapter.
Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen
Director: Peter Jackson
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Critics Consensus: Full of eye-popping special effects, and featuring a pitch-perfect cast, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring brings J.R.R. Tolkien's classic to vivid life.
Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen
Director: Peter Jackson