The Animated Tolkien "Trilogy"

The following links contain information and where noted, images of the animated films based on J. R. R. Tolkien's Hobbit and Lord of the Rings books. Despite the success of the Peter Jackson-directed live action Lord of the Rings films, the animated versions remain the definitive film version to many.

A dismissive review of the animated Lord of the Rings film (screenshots available)

Amazon.com customer reviews of The Lord of the Rings

Amazon.com customer reviews of The Hobbit

Amazon.com customer reviews of The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings review from the Hitchhikers' Guide to the Galaxy

Review of Lord of the Rings by Solar Flare

Review of Lord of the Rings from Fellowship of the Black Spot

Brief reviews of The Lord of the Rings

More brief reviews of The Lord of the Rings

The Internet Movie Database entry for Lord of the Rings

The Internet Movie Database entry for The Hobbit

The Internet Movie Database entry for Return of the King

A site about the Rankin/Bass Hobbit film (screenshots available)

A description of the Lord of the Rings from the Red Book of Westmarch (screenshots available)

A description of The Hobbit from the Red Book of Westmarch (screenshots available)

A description of The Return of the King from the Red Book of Westmarch (screenshots available)

A review of The Hobbit from Green Man Review

A review of The Lord of the Rings from Green Man Review

A review of The Return of the King from Green Man Review

A comparison between Rankin/Bass and Peter Jackson (screenshots available)

A comparison between Ralph Bakshi and Peter Jackson (screenshots available)

A feature of The Lord of the Rings videodisc (many screenshots available)

A feature of The Hobbit videodisc (many screenshots available)

A feature of The Return of the King videodisc (many screenshots available)

An extensive guide to The Lord of the Rings (many screenshots available)

A negative review of The Lord of the Rings (screenshots available)

A positive review of The Hobbit (screenshots available)

A sarcastic review of The Return of the King (screenshots available)

A review of the animated Tolkien films (screenshots available)

Frodo Baggins's Holiday Fun Time Sing-Song Hour (surreal images available)

Notes on the Lord of the Rings film (screenshots available)

An extended review of Lord of the Rings (screenshots available)