Gandalf from the movie Lord Of The Rings, made from Lego.

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LOTR is a 17-time Oscar-winning trilogy is known for its detailed screenshots in New Zealand, the native home of the director and movie director.

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Frodo is Bilbo's cousin, but was adopted by Bilbo when he was 21. They both share the same birthday.

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The movies were filmed in New Zealand. Through showcasing the natural beauty of New Zealand, the Lord Of The Rings has increased tourism to the country.

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It took 1.5 hours for the foot makeup to be applied to the actors playing the hobbits. On shooting days they would report to makeup at 5 am.

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Orlando Bloom auditioned for Faramir but ended up winning the much larger role of Legolas

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Christopher Lee once met Tolkien and made a point of reading the Lord Of The Rings Book every year.

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Altogether the trilogy won 17 of the 30 Oscar nominations they received. The Return Of The King won 11 on its own, winning every category it was nominated in.

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Titanic as the first move to gross over a billion dollars in 1997

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Sean Connery turned down the role of Gandalf because he'd never read the books and didn't understand the script.

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Jackson played a different cameo role in each movie, three in total. See if you can spot him!

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Hobbits live for about 100 years. They come of age when they reach 33.