Assisted by a Fellowship of heroes, Frodo Baggins plunges into a perilous trek to take the mystical One Ring to Mount Doom so that it and its magical powers can be destroyed and never possessed by evi... read more
Directed by: Peter Jackson
Release Date: December 19, 2001
DVD Release Date: August 6, 2002
Stats: 79,521 reviews
Flixster Reviews (79,521)
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January 8, 2013
A great start to one of the greatest film adventures of our time, 'The Fellowship of the Ring' sets a high standard for the rest of the saga. Taking great strides in character development and the story line, the first installment of the series proves to be well made, beautifully ...
December 30, 2012
Truly one word to describe this film: Spectacular. A brilliant and extraordinary fantasy adventure loaded with great drama and even greater action sequences. Ian McKellen gives an outstanding performance. Ejijah Wood is wonderful. Sean Astin is terrific. Viggo Mortensen, Orlando ...
December 13, 2012fb733768972
Though some of the visuals could never compare to the rest of the trilogy, the first instalment in "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy is absolutely magnificent. From story to the extremely in-depth characters, this film is one that I will remember forever. This is not just a journey...
December 2, 2012
I grew up on a few big franchises through the 80's, 'Star Wars', 'Indy', 'Star Trek' and 'Lord of the Rings'. Of course LOTR was never much of a franchise as the only thing available to us (other than the actual book) was the Bakshi animated version, but I loved it. Grown out of ...
September 10, 2012
The Fellowship of the Ring it's one of the few films, that are highly dependent of special effects that I loved since Star Wars: A New Hope.
August 26, 2012fb100000293612769
Beautiful imagery and music help bring to life this epic tale. Though it is long, the film never lags. It captivates and soars.
August 5, 2012
While containing a strong story and great fight scenes, most viewers may not have the patience to deal with its fairly ridiculous length. This is probably my most favoured out of the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy, its the only one which I would strongly recommend.
August 3, 2012
The start of an epic trilogy. Peter Jackson's vision of Tolkien's work is astounding and as true to the book as it can be. Everything about this film is perfect: acting, score, suspense, visual-effects, setting, and so on.
March 6, 2012fb100000716838411
It's ok. It's not bad, but it could have been a lot better.
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