The Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings (1978)

Fantasy...beyond your imagination

  • Genre: Adventure, Animation, Fantasy
  • Release Date: 1978-11-15
  • User Rating: 6.5/10 from 787 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 12min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Fantasy Films
  • Production Country: Spain, United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Director: Ralph Bakshi
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The Fellowship of the Ring embark on a journey to destroy the One Ring and end Sauron's reign over Middle-earth.

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  • Christopher Guard

    as Frodo (voice)
  • William Squire

    as Gandalf (voice)
  • Michael Scholes

    as Sam (voice)
  • John Hurt

    as Aragorn (voice)
  • Simon Chandler

    as Merry (voice)
  • Dominic Guard

    as Pippin (voice)
  • Norman Bird

    as Bilbo (voice)
  • Michael Graham Cox

    as Boromir (voice)
  • Anthony Daniels

    as Legolas (voice)
  • David Buck

    as Gimli (voice)
  • Peter Woodthorpe

    as Gollum (voice)
  • Fraser Kerr

    as Saruman (voice)
  • Philip Stone

    as Theoden (voice)
  • André Morell

    as Elrond (voice)
  • Alan Tilvern

    as Innkeeper (voice)
  • Annette Crosbie

    as Galadriel (voice)
  • Michael Deacon

    as Wormtongue (voice)
  • John Westbrook

    as Treebeard (voice)
  • Billy Barty

    as Character Actor (voice)
  • Jerry Maren

    as Character Actor (voice)
  • Chuck Hayward

    as Character Actor (voice)
  • Mic Rodgers

    as Character Actor (voice)
  • Mel Smith

    as Character Actor
Production Saul Zaentz Producer
Writing J.R.R. Tolkien Novel
Directing Ralph Bakshi Director
Writing Chris Conkling Screenplay
Writing Peter S. Beagle Screenplay
Production Nancy Eichler Producer
Sound Leonard Rosenman Original Music Composer
Camera Timothy Galfas Director of Photography
Editing Donald W. Ernst Editor
Camera Phil Bray Still Photographer
Visual Effects Barry E. Jackson Animation Manager
Directing John Sparey Assistant Director
Editing Peter Kirby Editor
Visual Effects Micki Zurcher Animation Manager
Visual Effects Dale Baer Key Animation
Sound Dan Sharp Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Carl Lewis Assistant Sound Editor
Art Marcia Adams Painter
Visual Effects Christopher D. Andrews Animation
Visual Effects Craig Armstrong Key Animation
Visual Effects Brenda Banks Key Animation