20 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Lord of the Rings
Lord of the Rings is one of the greatest movie trilogies ever made. These films aren’t perfect, but they capture a lot of what made the books they’re adapted from so powerful. They’re also long movies, which means they took quite a while to shoot. Because they took so long, there are a lot of stories about the filming process. It’s often the case that what happens behind-the-scenes is just as interesting as what shows up on screen, at least in our HUMBLE opinion.
While it’s certainly true that these movies are great, there are plenty of lesser-known stories from the set. These tidbits speak to the commitment of the actors and how difficult it is to film movies that add up to almost 11 and a half hours long. It also speaks to the bond that formed among the cast and crew during the adaptation’s creation. Every one of these people made something they can be incredibly proud of. Some of them also chipped a tooth or broke a toe along the way. Here are 20 behind-the-scenes secrets from Lord of the Rings.