TRIVIA OF THE RING

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Because Brett Beattie did most of the filming, worked through injuries with Aragon and Legolas and got the tattoo why isn't he listed as Gimli? Is it because he wasn't paid for it?
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Well, I guess it’s just because he is a stunt, and, as many others like him, is an anonymous contributor to the trilogy. I’m pretty sure he is proud of what he did, eventhough he could well have received the credit. Greetings!

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One Ring to Rule Them All.

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One Ring to Rule Them All.

Peter Jackson, thanks for filming such an awesome trilogy!

Peter Jackson, thanks for filming such an awesome trilogy!

For The Fellowship of the Ring, Peter Jackson originally contemplated having the character of Tom Bombadil incorporated into a cameo scene in which the Hobbits are walking through the forest and see a man with a feathered cap dart through the trees, then they hear Tom singing and begin running through the forest, but ran out of time to film it.

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I really enjoy posting trivia related to the movies.

In The Two Towers, the map that Faramir and Madril look at is the map featured in the books, drawn by Christopher Tolkien.

In The Two Towers, the map that Faramir and Madril look at is the map featured in the books, drawn by Christopher Tolkien.

In The Two Towers, when Frodo and Sam are in Osgiliath, Sam says, “By rights, we shouldn’t even be here.” This was a nod to the deviation the screenplay had taken from the book’s storyline. In the book, Sam and Frodo never passed through Osgiliath at all.

In The Two Towers, when Frodo and Sam are in Osgiliath, Sam says, “By rights, we shouldn’t even be here.” This was a nod to the deviation the screenplay had taken from the book’s storyline. In the book, Sam and Frodo never passed through Osgiliath at all.

Composers are usually involved with films for about six to eight weeks. By the time this film was released, Howard Shore’s involvement was stretching back for two years.

Composers are usually involved with films for about six to eight weeks. By the time this film was released, Howard Shore’s involvement was stretching back for two years.

The nocturnal screams of possums were used for the screeches made by the Orcs in the mines of Moria.

Fans were offered the chance to have their names in the special edition’s hugely lengthy closing credits for $39.95. 

Fans were offered the chance to have their names in the special edition’s hugely lengthy closing credits for $39.95. 

For the scene where Merry and Pippin are smoking their pipes at Isengard, Dominic Monaghan  had to drink a glass of milk beforehand to keep himself from throwing up while smoking the pipe.

For the scene where Merry and Pippin are smoking their pipes at Isengard, Dominic Monaghan  had to drink a glass of milk beforehand to keep himself from throwing up while smoking the pipe.

The dead oliphant carcass used in this film is reportedly the largest prop ever built for a motion picture. According to members of the prop department, Peter Jackson still thought it could have been bigger.

The dead oliphant carcass used in this film is reportedly the largest prop ever built for a motion picture. According to members of the prop department, Peter Jackson still thought it could have been bigger.

One of the main reasons Sean Astin took the part of Sam was the advice of his father John Astin, who had previously worked with Peter Jackson and Frank Walsh on “The Frighteners” and had been enthused with their rapport, understanding of film and appreciation of their crew.