Top 42 Fellowship Of The Ring Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Fellowship Of The Ring facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Fellowship Of The Ring film message.

In The Fellowship of the Ring, in Moria, Gandalf finds a decomposed dwarf carcass clutching a journal and reads from it. The dwarf was Ori, one of the 13 who accompanied Bilbo in The Hobbit.

In the Fellowship of the Ring, the One Ring shrinks as Isildur holds it. The film accurately portrays the part of Isildur's scroll that Gandalf skips in the movie: "Yet even as I write it is cooled, and it seemeth to shrink, though it loseth neither its beauty nor its shape."
In the Fellowship of the Ring, the One Ring shrinks as Isildur holds it. The film accurately portrays the part of Isildur's scroll that Gandalf skips in the movie: "Yet even as I write it is cooled, and it seemeth to shrink, though it loseth neither its beauty nor its shape."

Fellowship Of The Ring Trivia

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  1. The final words of The Book of Mazarbul are written in a hastily jotted Elvish script, as runes are difficult to write speedily

  2. The Argonath statues in The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) are segmented, meaning they weren't carved from one piece of stone, they were built block by block.

  3. During Boromir's last stand, his horn is cleaved in half. This is what happens in the novel and is how his family knows he has died, after the cleaved horn travels down the river to Gondor.

  4. Legolas is the only non-Hobbit member of fellowship that Frodo sees in Mirror of Galadriel

  5. Is set in the world of middle earth. This is an actual place in NW England where Tolkien spent his days recovering from trench fever in 1917. The surrounding areas are Lancashire, Yorkshire, Morland and Cumbria. The Shire itself being a national park.

  6. While trying to use the Pass of Caradhras in LOTR : The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), Legolas walks over the the snow with ease due to his elvish light of feet.

Fellowship Of The Ring Easter Eggs

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  • 1 - The Argonath statues, Isildur is holding Narsil (later Andruil)
    The Argonath statues, Isildur is holding Narsil (later Andruil)
  • Sauron laughs after Gandalf speaks the Black Speech in Rivendell

  • Boromir screams for Frodo to give him the ring - you can hear Sauron's voice through Boromir's "Give me the ring!"

Fellowship Of The Ring Hidden Details

Legolas knows the deeper meaning behind Galadriel granting Gimli three of her hairs

The ring doesn't bounce, symbolising the weight it has on Bilbo.

1 - You can see the axe that Gimli would later pick up and use in the rest of the movies
You can see the axe that Gimli would later pick up and use in the rest of the movies
1 - As Sam and Frodo are walking through a field in the Shire, you can see a car driving in the distance
As Sam and Frodo are walking through a field in the Shire, you can see a car driving in the distance
1 - The three giants that were turned to stone in the Hobbit are visible in the background when Aragorn and the hobbits head to Rivendell.
The three giants that were turned to stone in the Hobbit are visible in the background when Aragorn and the hobbits head to Rivendell.
1 - Legolas is the only one walking on the snow because he is extremely light.
Legolas is the only one walking on the snow because he is extremely light.
1 - This Shot of Proudfoot at Bilbo's party in The Lord of The Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) is a tribute to Ralph Bakshi's shot and line of dialogue in the animated movie The Lord of The Rings (1978)
This Shot of Proudfoot at Bilbo's party in The Lord of The Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) is a tribute to Ralph Bakshi's shot and line of dialogue in the animated movie The Lord of The Rings (1978)

The shards of the legendary sword Narsil are laid out in the exact same position in "Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" (2001) and "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" (2012)

Bilbo and Gandalf are smoking pipe weed. Bilbo, one of the ring bearers, blows a smoke ring while Gandalf blows a smoke ship through it, symbolizing the ring bearers leaving Middle Earth on ships to go to Valinor (the Undying Lands).

1 - Boromir leaves his shield behind, foreshadowing his betrayal of the one he swore to protect a scene later.
Boromir leaves his shield behind, foreshadowing his betrayal of the one he swore to protect a scene later.

Aragorn is worried he will fall to the same weakness as his ancestor. The camera literally puts him into the place of his ancestor, with the shadow of his downfall looming over his shoulder.

1 - The song that plays when the fellowship sees the Argonath is the same song that Aragorn sings at his coronation in The Return of the King.
The song that plays when the fellowship sees the Argonath is the same song that Aragorn sings at his coronation in The Return of the King.
1 - When Aragorn pulls on the the cave troll's chain, it initially catches on Legolas's arrow before snapping it off and choking the troll.
When Aragorn pulls on the the cave troll's chain, it initially catches on Legolas's arrow before snapping it off and choking the troll.
1 - When the elves of Lothl?rien capture the Fellowship - Legolas; a Wood Elf Prince from the neighboring Elf Kingdom of Mirkwood; nocks and draws his bow, prepared to fight his kinsmen, to protect the Fellowship. (See comment for more!)
When the elves of Lothl?rien capture the Fellowship - Legolas; a Wood Elf Prince from the neighboring Elf Kingdom of Mirkwood; nocks and draws his bow, prepared to fight his kinsmen, to protect the Fellowship. (See comment for more!)

During the escape from the Mines of Moria Aragorn & Legolas both loose arrows at orc bowmen. In one scene, both Aragorn and Legolas loose simultaneously, but only Legolas's arrow hits. This goes to show how wood elves are even greater archers than the Northern Rangers.

The firework at the beginning of Bilbo's birthday forms a tree

During Bilbo's birthday party, you can see how Bilbo's ear moves in an animal-like way when he hears the Sackville Baggins

The normal trees being ripped up around Isengard can be heard wailing, foreshadowing the arrival of the Ents in The Two Towers.

1 - The Nazg?l (witch-king) that Frodo sees at Weathertop when he puts on the ring, is wearing the same clothes as the witch-king before he became a Nazg?l in the beginning of the movie.
The Nazg?l (witch-king) that Frodo sees at Weathertop when he puts on the ring, is wearing the same clothes as the witch-king before he became a Nazg?l in the beginning of the movie.

Bilbo tells the story of how they defeated trolls during the course of The Hobbit. Later on, after Frodo is stabbed by a Nazgul, they are hiding out by the aforementioned trolls

1 - When Mary and Pippen are setting off the dragon firework in the tent. It is filled with dishes, food, and other things. In the next shot as the tent is lifted off the ground my the firework. Everything inside of the tent is gone.
When Mary and Pippen are setting off the dragon firework in the tent. It is filled with dishes, food, and other things. In the next shot as the tent is lifted off the ground my the firework. Everything inside of the tent is gone.
1 - Aragorn sets up camp at the same spot Gandalf turned these trolls to stone in The Hobbit (2012).
Aragorn sets up camp at the same spot Gandalf turned these trolls to stone in The Hobbit (2012).
1 - In the scene 'A Shortcut To Mushrooms', Sam Gamgee bumps into the other three hobbits, knocking them down a bank. Later, in the scene 'The Bridge of Khazad-Dum', Sam almost bumps into them again, knocking them into a chasm, but catches himself just in time.
In the scene 'A Shortcut To Mushrooms', Sam Gamgee bumps into the other three hobbits, knocking them down a bank. Later, in the scene 'The Bridge of Khazad-Dum', Sam almost bumps into them again, knocking them into a chasm, but catches himself just in time.
1 - The Company finds dead bodies on entering Moria. However, in the Book of Mazarbul all the fighting occurs on the east side of Moria, not the west.
The Company finds dead bodies on entering Moria. However, in the Book of Mazarbul all the fighting occurs on the east side of Moria, not the west.
1 - I am convinced the design of Lothl?rien in Fellowship of the Ring (2001) was at least partially inspired by A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935)
I am convinced the design of Lothl?rien in Fellowship of the Ring (2001) was at least partially inspired by A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935)

- At the Pass of Caradhras, Legolas does not sink into the snow because elves weigh less than other races

1 - When Boromir tries to take the ring from Frodo he puffs out his cheeks. Later in The Two Towers, Gollum also puffs out his cheeks when he tries to wrestle the ring away.
When Boromir tries to take the ring from Frodo he puffs out his cheeks. Later in The Two Towers, Gollum also puffs out his cheeks when he tries to wrestle the ring away.

When the fellowship encounters the Balrog, Gandalf says "This foe is beyond any of you. RUN!" While the fellowship is not totally aware of the depth of his power, Gandalf is on par with the Balrog and quite capable of standing his ground against one.

Because the Cave Troll fight was one of the first CGI monster fights, its could be filmed with mostly handheld and dynamic camera techniques, as opposed its stop motion predecessors that necessitated static, stationary shots.

1 - Merry and Pippin are in awe that the serving size of ale comes in pints. This is due to the fact that for the first time, the two (undersized Hobbits) are drinking in an establishment that mainly accommodates the larger, human men (in which a pint standard).
Merry and Pippin are in awe that the serving size of ale comes in pints. This is due to the fact that for the first time, the two (undersized Hobbits) are drinking in an establishment that mainly accommodates the larger, human men (in which a pint standard).
Fellowship Of The Ring poster
Fellowship Of The Ring poster

Fellowship Of The Ring Plot

A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle-earth from the Dark Lord Sauron.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Fellowship Of The Ring. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Director Peter Jackson
Stars Alan Howard, Noel Appleby, Sean Astin, Sala Baker
IMDB score 8.8