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Since 1999, we’ve been a home for Tolkien enthusiasts, fans of Peter Jackson’s films, and a great resource for maps, pictures, and our exhaustive complete list of film changes.

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Complete List Of Film Changes

The Complete List of Film Changes

Read about every change the films made to the books!