J.R.R. Tolkien Movies List

J.R.R. Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien
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The Hobbit

J.R.R. Tolkien Filmography

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Director: Philippa Boyens , Brendan Heffernan , Helene Takacs , Michael Hedges
Music Director: Peter Jackson
Release date: 13-12-2013
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Director: Peter Jackson
Music Director: Fran Walsh
Release date: 14-12-2012
The Hunt for Gollum
The Hunt for Gollum ( English )
Artist: Adrian Webster , Patrick O'Connor , Arin Alldridge , Rita Ramnani , Gareth Brough
Director: Chris Bouchard , Chris Bouchard
Music Director: Adam Langston , Andrew Skrabutenas , Chris Bouchard
Release date: 04-05-2009
Born of Hope
Born of Hope ( English )
Artist: Christopher Dane , Beth Aynsley , Kate Madison , Danny George , Iain Marshall
Director: Kate Madison
Release Year: 2009
El Señor de los Anillos: El Retorno del Rey
Director: Barrie M. Osborne
Music Director:
Release date: 17-12-2003
J.R.R. Tolkien: Master of the Rings - The Definiti
Artist: J.R.R. Tolkien , Greg Hildebrandt , Tim Hildebrandt
Director: Robert DiNapoli
Release date: 16-07-2002
El Señor de los Anillos: La Comunidad del Anillo
Director: Peter Jackson , Malcolm Cromie , Ken Saville , Pat Robins , Carolynne Cunningham , Peter Skarratt , Jamie Selkirk , Chris Ward
Music Director: Andrew Lesnie
Release date: 19-12-2001
The Return of the King
Director: Jr. , J.R.R. Tolkien
Music Director: Arthur Rankin
Release date: 11-05-1980
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J.R.R. Tolkien Biography

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, CBE (/ˈtɒlkiːn/ tol-keen;[a] 3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973) was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor, best known as the author of the classic high-fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion. He served as the Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon and Fellow ofPembroke College, Oxford, from 1925 to 1945 and Merton Professor of English Language and Literature and Fellow of Merton College, Oxford from 1945 to 1959. He was at one time a close friend of C. S. Lewis - they were both members of the informal literary discussion group known as the Inklings. Tolkien was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II on 28 March 1972. After Tolkien's death, his son Christopher published a series of works based on his father's extensive notes and unpublished manuscripts, including The Silmarillion. These, together with The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings form a connected body of tales, poems, fictional histories, invented languages, and literary essays about a fantasy world called Arda, and Middle-earth within it. Between 1951 and 1955, Tolkien applied the term legendarium to the larger part of these writings.   While many other authors had published works of fantasy before Tolkien, the great success of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings led directly to a popular resurgence of the genre. This has caused Tolkien to be popularly identified as the "father" of modern fantasy literature - or, more precisely, of high fantasy. In 2008, The Times ranked him sixth on a list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945". Forbes ranked him the 5th top-earning "dead celebrity" in 2009. - Wikipedia

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