The Lord of the Rings happens chronologically after The Hobbit but were the first movies to be made all the way back in 2001! Below you will find trailers, plots, reviews, and links to buy or rent each The Lord of the Rings movies!
Related: Complete List of The Hobbit Movies
|In what order should I watch The Lord of the Rings movies?|
|2001||The Fellowship of the Ring|
|2002||The Two Towers|
|2003||The Return of the King|
1. The Fellowship of the Ring – 2001
“In the first part, The Lord of the Rings, a shy young hobbit named Frodo Baggins inherits a simple gold ring that holds the secret to the survival–or enslavement–of the entire world.” (source)
2. The Two Towers – 2002
“In the middle chapter of this historic movie trilogy, the Fellowship is broken but its quest to destroy the One Ring continues.” (source)
3. The Return of the King – 2003
“The final battle for Middle-earth begins. Frodo and Sam, led by Gollum, continue their dangerous mission toward the fires of Mount Doom in order to destroy the One Ring.” (source)
How Long Does It Take To Watch The Extended Edition of The Lord of the Rings?
The Fellowship of the Ring is 208 minutes, The Two Towers is 223 minutes, and The Return of the King is 251 minutes. All 3 movies of the trilogy are 682 minutes.