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How Well Do You Actually Know "Lord Of The Rings"?

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  1. New Line Cinema
    Patrick Stewart turned down the role of Gandalf.
    Elijah Wood almost turned down the role of Frodo as he had been set on playing Legolas.
    Jake Gyllenhaal auditioned for the role of Frodo.
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    The different colors of the elves' eyes revealed what race they were.
    Ian McKellen based Gandalf's accent on that of J.R.R. Tolkien himself.
    Ian McKellen attended the same grammar school as J.R.R. Tolkien.
  3. New Line Cinema
    New Zealand law prohibited actors from performing their own stunts.
    Orlando Bloom (Legolas) did most of his own stunts and broke a rib in the process.
    John Rhys-Davies (Gimli) is the tallest of the actors who play members of the Fellowship.
  4. New Line Cinema
    Daniel Radcliffe has a cameo in Bilbo's birthday scene.
    Ian McKellen hadn't read the books when he was first approached to play Gandalf.
    Viggo Mortensen (Aragorn) requested the script be revised to let Aragorn speak more of his lines in Elvish.
  5. New Line Cinema
    The moment when Gandalf hits his head on the ceiling of Bilbo's hobbit-hole was not in the script.
    There are no female hobbits in the books, but studio execs insisted they be created for the films.
    Dominic Monaghan (Merry) was allergic to the Elven cloaks the Fellowship wore.
  6. New Line Cinema
    Orcs are corrupted elves, not a different race.
    Tolkien typed all 1200 pages of LOTR using only two fingers.
    The Son of Smaug is a picture book written by Tolkien's son to honor his late father.
  7. New Line Cinema
    Return of the King was published three weeks after Tolkien's death.
    Tolkien did not choose the title of Return of the King.
    The length of time from when Frodo first gets the ring to when he actually sets out on his adventure is 17 years.
  8. New Line Cinema
    Tolkien sold the film rights to LOTR for only 10,000 GPB.
    In the books, Bilbo leaves behind his wife to go on his adventure.
    The LOTR novels are written as if they were translated to English from an ancient language.
  9. LOTR is banned in Bangladesh.
    The Queen of Denmark illustrated the Danish version of LOTR.
    Merry was originally called "Marmaduke Brandybuck."
  10. New Line Cinema
    All the mountains on Saturn's moon, Titan, are named after mountains in LOTR.
    In the books, Gandalf smokes a hookah, rather than a pipe.
    One of the types of pipe tobacco Gandalf likes is called "Longbottom Leaf."
  11. New Line Cinema
    Hobbiton was originally called Hobbitshire.
    The original plan was to film the trilogy in two movies.
    Hundreds of members of the New Zealand Army were brought in and as extras in battle scenes.
  12. New Line Cinema
    The special edition box set has the option to listen to the film in Elvish.
    The last spoken line in the films is also the last line of the book.
    The sounds of the cave troll was a mixture of a walrus, a tiger, and a horse.

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