How many times have you read the books/seen the movies?

Discussion in 'J.R.R. Tolkien / Lord of the Rings' started by Meldawen, Feb 22, 2004.

  1. Turambar

    Turambar Harebrained Staff Member

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    Seen:

    FoTR: 3 times
    TTT: 2 times
    RoTK: once

    Read:

    LoTR: twice
    Hobbit: twice
    Sil: twice
    UT: twice
     
  2. Lady Cyllíeth

    Lady Cyllíeth WillExplodeUnderPressure

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    I watch the movies over and over again.
    I think watched FOTR about 15 times,TTT 25 times and ROTK 7 times.
    I read the trilogy twice.
     
  3. Firiath

    Firiath Halfling barbarian

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    Oh... I don't really know how often I've already watched the movies. FotR 5000 times, TTT 10000 times and RotK perhaps 9999 times.
    I'm reading the FotR-book the third time, I've read TTT and RotK three times.
     
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    bowmaster_018 New Member

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    I have seen and the books so many times that I lost count back at around 50 times total. I saw the Fellowship of the ring around 30x. I have the Two Towers deluxe set which when it first came out was around $50.00 and I watch it all the time, ROTK, in my opinion was probably the best though and it is freakin' awesome. I have watched it around 15x.
     
  5. darthrage

    darthrage Sith Lord of the Realm

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    I've read the trilogy somewhere around 16 times - movies god only knows
    silmarillion only once
     
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    Bard Erchamion

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    I honestly can't tell you how many times of read the books, I have seen the movies enough I can tell you that much. I know enough about it that if I woke up in ME, I would not need a map.
     
  7. Meldawen

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    Well, I'm now up to at least 100 times for each movie! Now with the ROTK EE, it starts again! :)
     
  8. GALADRIAL

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    The LOTR books MANY MANY years ago---once.

    FOTR in Theater--2X
    TTT in Theater--6X
    ROTK in Theater--11X

    FOTR, TTT, & ROTK DVD & Cable TV-------(let's just say I can't literally "quote" the whole 3 movies!!!!!)

    Especially with Cable I watch Starz on the East Coast---then when it's over, it starts on the West Coast and I watch that too!
     
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  9. Meldawen

    Meldawen New Member

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    It's always been a wonder to me how others would remember lines in any movie. Well now I'm just like that, like Galadriel! :) I guess if you really love the movie, it's easier (and if you wantch it tons of times!) :)
     
  10. Celtic_Ranger

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    i have read the books to many times to count but the movies about 1 million times each
     
  11. Turgon the Brave

    Turgon the Brave Guest

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    i have read or seen them to many times to count
     
  12. Gondolin ranger

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    tons of times
     
  13. ThorsThunder

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    I've seen them all a couple of times and I think that is enough...I know it probably couldnt have possibly been made better but still I think I would have enjoyed it more if it were done in two movies. The book had a more charming element to it. I think this is because when you read a book the characters come into your mind that you visualize. In a movie they are manufactored and you are forced to like them if you are a fan even if you dont. Does that make any sense at all? Oh well
     
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    how many times have i read the books?!?!?! jeez....um well im on my 16th read thru of the Trilogy, ive read the hobbit about 20 times, the silmarillion about 10 times unfinished tales about 5-6...and the movies....dont get me started.....i saw each in theaters 3 times (cause hell, it IS a trilogy) and have seen each about a bajillion more times since i bought them....im a total addict
     
  15. Khellendros

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    I've read the Hobbit and the Trilogy too many times to count. Has any one sat down and watched all of the movies straight through in one day, the extended versions. That was a long day, you start to get sore after a while. They are 11 and half hours long. That means lots of pop and pizza.
     
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    I've read all the books countless times, and seen the movies a few times each. Books are much better than movies in my opinion. :)
     
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    i have seen and read them a billion times
     
  18. Turgon883

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    hehe...i hope that's an exagerration canadian...cause if you do the math...you'd have to be really really really old to have done that...j/k

    I also have read/watched the books/movies so many times that i know exactly what happens...before it happens...lol...and i keep coming back for more...
     
  19. Galadriel71

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    I have read the Hobbit 2 times, read the Lord of the Rings triligy through 6 times, i have seen the FOTR at least 35 times, and the TTT and ROTK about 30 times. (And that's not counting how many times i have watched the battles scenes).
     
  20. DragonQueen

    DragonQueen I AM YOUR QUEEN

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    hobbit 4 lotr threesome 3 times sim 1 fellowship 15 (extended version) 10 (regular) TT 16 ROTK 40 or 50 time i like that one the most!!