A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this website.
Violence & Scariness
Movie battle scenes.
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Products & Purchases
Links to stores with movie-related merchandise, LOTR ring tones for cell phones, and more.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that some battle and creature depictions may be too much for some young users. There are links to stores with movie-related merchandise, LOTR ring tones for cell phones, links to LOTR message boards, and more.
Is It Any Good?
The official site for the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy offers a treasure trove of features and hours of exploration for a motivated fan. The site could be improved, however, by the addition of a search engine -- how could they have forgotten one?
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