What does LOTR stand for?

Lord of the Rings

LOTR means Lord of the Rings. It is a beloved fantasy series set in Middle Earth that features hobbits, wizards, dwarves, elves, trolls, orcs, eagles, spiders, and humans.

LOTR was created by J.R.R. Tolkien as a book series and published in three volumes (The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King) in 1954 and 1955. It was then later turned into a critically and commercially sussesful movie trilogy in 2001. All types of games and other memorabilia based on the series soon followed. The success of LOTR also helped get The Hobbit trilogy (based on the book) to the movie screen in 2012.


My friends and I all watched the entire LOTR trilogy in one day.
Poster for the LOTR film trilogy
Poster for the LOTR film trilogy

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Updated June 20, 2016

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