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Because the hobbit takes place years before the events of lord of the rings, aragorn is only 10 when bilbo begins his adventure. Long list of lord of the rings facts that every fan should know movie the lord of the rings about 4 years ago by joey paur its been a long time since ive read the lord of the rings, the hobbit, and other middle earth book by j. Filmsane is imagined and created to be outlet for the nerds, film buffs and tv junkies like me. The lord of the rings film trilogy the one wiki to rule. Produced and distributed by new line cinema with the coproduction of wingnut films, it is an international venture between new.
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