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Lord of The Rings: Fellowship of The Ring

Released

Dec 19, 2001

Latest Home Video

Aug 27, 2012

MPAA Rating

PG-13

Cast

Sean Astin
Orlando Bloom
Cate Blanchett
Elijah Woods

Studio

2001 New Line Cinema

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Synopsis

In the rich literary tapestry of JRR Tolkien's Middle Earth, an unlikely assortment of heroes set out to destroy an evil ring of power. Mostly faithful to the classic novel, LOTR fans will find this an elaborate and impressive adaptation.

Content Details

Why Is Lord of The Rings: Fellowship of The Ring Rated PG-13?

Lord of The Rings: Fellowship of The Ring is rated PG-13 for epic battle sequences and some scary images

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Overall: B

In the rich literary tapestry of JRR Tolkienís Middle Earth, an unlikely assortment of heroes set out to destroy an evil ring of power. Mostly faithful to the classic novel, LOTR fans will find this an elaborate and impressive adaptation. Unfortunately it’s also laden with gratuitous violence making it not a recommendable choice for children—and all others are cautioned.

Violence: D

Numerous battle scenes throughout the film show armored men fighting with swords, bows and arrows, spears, axes, magic scepters and staffs. Many on-screen deaths are depicted (including decapitations), along with dismembered body parts sometimes flying through the air. Creature interrogated in medieval-style torture chamber. Even with the carnage, little blood is shown. Frightening and scary dialog, scenes, and character depictions. Characters in peril are chased and taken captive through out. Magic is used to inflict injury. Innumerable decaying corpses are shown. Characters attacked by creature with tentacles, ghoulish monster swinging a club, and a large fire-breathing monster with whip. Mention of human flesh as reward for fighting. Character who cannot swim nearly drowns.

Sexual Content: A

Man caresses woman’s neck, they then kiss. Woman kisses man.

Language: A-

One indiscernible expletive muttered.

Alcohol / Drug Use: B

Characters engaging in drinking at social occasions, in taverns, and in their homes. Characters remark on large size of beer mug. Some background characters depicted as drunken. Characters often shown smoking pipes. Drug reference made in connection to weed being smoked by characters. Use of herbs for medicine.

Miscellaneous content:

Reckless use of fireworks causes risk to public safety. On two occasions, stealing is engaged in as a prank. Dark and sometimes frightening special effect used to change appearance of characters tempted to do evil, or under spell of magic. Mention of evil disembodied spirit. Spell-casting depicted. Magic spell exerts power on character. Insects are shown in a brief scene. Recurrent fiery visual effect. Numerous ominous and dark settings. Volcano threatens eruption. Many ghoulish and hideous-looking creatures: one born out of a mud pit. Character verbally berates another.

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Based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s books, the other movies in this trilogy include:

Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Rings

Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Lord of the Rings: Return of the King

Other fantasy movies we have reviewed include Dungeons And Dragons, and The NeverEnding Story.

Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
14A Violence
AB 14A Violent Scenes Throughout
MB Not Rated
ON Not Rated
QC G Not Suitable for Young Children
NB
NS
NL
PE
14A

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of Lord of The Rings: Fellowship of The Ring...

On August 28, 2012, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring - Extended Edition releases in as a single movie on Blu-ray (5 disc set).

Lord of The Rings: Fellowship of The Ring releases as a single title to Blu-ray on September 14, 2010. The 2-Disc package includes copies of the movie in Blu-ray and DVD.

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

Release Date: 6 April 2010

The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring is releasing as part of The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. This boxed set of 9 discs offers the theatrical versions of all three movies (not the extended editions), plus many extras.

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