Why The Hobbit Is Better Than LOTR?

Who made the most money from Lord of the Rings?

Andy SerkisRather, Andy Serkis is The Lord of the Rings actor with the biggest paycheck, it seems.

Although some of his co-stars earned just a few hundred thousand dollars, Serkis reportedly made $1 million for signing on..

What went wrong with the Hobbit?

One of the main problems in adapting The Hobbit is that Smaug the dragon doesn’t fit the mold of a modern villain, being little more than a hoarder with a bad temper. To solve the problem, Jackson’s Smaug was more vicious than his book counterpart, and this alteration worked well enough for film.

Is Lord of the Rings on Disney plus?

Is the Lord of the Rings on Disney+? The Lord of the Rings series is not on Disney+ and is unlikely to ever be added there, as Disney only streams their own library of content.

What’s better Lord of the Rings or The Hobbit?

4 The Hobbit was better: More action The Lord of the Rings trilogy had some of the most breathtaking action sequences of all time – the Battle of Helm’s Deep, for one – but The Hobbit trilogy had more of that stuff and less of the talky scenes.

Why is the Hobbit so much worse than LoTR?

Because LOTR source material was epic in length and scope. Material had to be cut to fit in the major plot points. While the Hobbit source material was a short children’s book, light in tone, with mild danger suitable for kids. So stretching the material to 3 movies was absurd.

What made LOTR so good?

From the emotional highs to the nostalgic lows, the soundtrack of The Lord of the Rings stands in an echelon all its own in the fantasy genre. It elevates the films that it inhabits and is one of the key aspects that earn the LOTR trilogy the title of “the best.”

Did Lord of the Rings lose money?

The Lord of the Rings trilogy made over $2.9 billion in box office, and yet showed “horrendous losses.”

Should I watch The Hobbit or LoTR first?

For the films, watch Lord of the Rings first, then watching The Hobbit is optional because it’s almost completely unlike the books or the prior three films in tone or content.

Why does the Hobbit look so fake?

The software (and hardware) used for the CGI of the Lord of the Rings was limited in how accurate they could make people look on close distances. It was therefore neccesary to use actual actors with convincing makeup and rubber masks. This was exchanged for mocap suits for full CGI in The Hobbit.

Why should everyone read Lord of the Rings?

The Lord of the Rings trilogy is absolutely worth reading, even though they’re very long and a bit monotonous. There’s so much to the story that doesn’t make it into movies, side stories and fascinating tidbits that you miss if you don’t take the plunge.

How successful was Lord of the Rings?

The Lord of the Rings is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential film series ever made. It was a major financial success and is among the highest-grossing film series of all time with $2.981 billion in worldwide receipts.

How old is Gandalf?

Gandalf walked in Middle-earth for approximately 2,019 years, un-aging and appearing as a grey bearded human of about 60 years old or so. He was around long before Middle-earth was created and before the Years of the Lamps. He, Saruman and Sauron are approximately the same age – give or take.

What made more money the Hobbit or Lord of the Rings?

The three Hobbit films earned nearly $3 billion globally altogether, essentially doubling the Lord of the Rings’ franchise total to a mind-blowing $5.9 billion. Frankly, those numbers make the $250 million Amazon Studios doled out for rights to the upcoming Lord of the Rings series seem like a big-time bargain.

Why does Legolas look weird in the Hobbit?

No. Due to technical mishaps involving Bloom’s contact lenses, in the films Legolas’ eye colour sometimes changes between brown, purple, and blue. (In the director’s commentary of the Extended Edition, Peter Jackson admitted that they forgot to put Bloom’s contacts in several times.)

Why is The Hobbit CGI so bad?

It all comes down to preproduction time. Since LOTR wasn’t well funded in the beginning due to very few people thinking it would work, they had to plan every detail , and CGI was so much more expensive back then. That’s why all of the extras have such detailed costumes.

How old do hobbits live?

100 yearsThe race’s average life expectancy is 100 years, but some of Tolkien’s main hobbit characters live much longer: Bilbo Baggins and the Old Took are described as living to the age of 130 or beyond, though Bilbo’s long lifespan owes much to his possession of the One Ring.

Which LOTR is the best?

The Return of the KingHonestly, The Return of the King was a culmination of everything we wanted and everything we needed. It’s the best movie in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, and one of the greatest, most epic films of all time.

Is Lord of the Rings the best book ever?

In January 1997, reporter Susan Jeffreys of the (London) Sunday Times informed a colleague that J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic fantasy “The Lord of the Rings” had been voted the greatest book of the 20th century in a readers’ poll conducted by Britain’s Channel 4 and the Waterstone’s bookstore chain.