For detailed information about this series, see: Lord of the Rings Wiki

Lord of the Rings which is also known as The Hobbit is a series of novels by J. R. R. Tolkien which expanded upon in the films by New Lines Cinema directed by Peter Jackson.


The Hobbit (September 21st 1937)

The Fellowship of the Rings (July 29th 1957)

The Two Towers (November 11th 1954)

The Return of the King (October 20th 1955)

Animated Movies

The Lord of the Rings (November 15th 1978)

The Return of the Ring (May 11th 1980)


The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Rings (December 10th 2001)

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (December 5th 2002)

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (December 1st 2003)

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (November 28th 2012)

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (December 2nd 2013)

The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies (December 1st 2014)

Links to other series

Direction Series Date Description Type

5Arrow R Strider19890307 March 07, 1989The final boss Grandmaster Meio was inspired by Sauron. The flying battleship Balrog is named after the demon of the same name.3

5Arrow R South Park20021113 November 13, 2002Lord of the Rings is mentioned in the South Park episode "The Return of the Felleowship of the Ring to the Two Towers".2

5Arrow R Ace Attorney20070116 January 16, 2007The english language version of Ace Attorney: Justice for All features references to Lord of the Rings.3

4Arrow L The Goonies20121030 October 30, 2012The Skeleton Organ appears in Lego The Lord of the Rings.1

4Arrow L The Matrix20121030 October 30, 2012Agent Smith makes a cameo in Lego The Lord of the Rings.1

5Arrow R Sesame Street20131212 December 12, 2013Cookie's Crumby Pictures features a parody to Lord of the Rings.3

5Arrow R The Lego Movie20140207 February 07, 2014Gandalf The Grey appears in the movie.1

5Arrow R Gravity Falls2014104 October 4, 2014The Eye of Sauron appears in the episode "Little Gift Shop of Horrors".4

5Arrow R Diary of a Wimpy Kid2014114 November 4, 2014Greg Heffley mentions that Roderick had Lord of the Rings on his summer reading list.2

5Arrow R Atop the 4th Wall20141201 December 01, 2014Linkara reviews The Hobbit #1.2

5Arrow R Meets World2015515 May 15, 2015The word "Hobbit" was mentioned in Girl Meets World.2

5Arrow R Bojack Horseman2015717 July 17, 2015Princess Carolyn was saying "The Hobbi-" which could be referencing the The Hobbit in the Bojack Horseman episode "Higher Love".2.5

5Arrow R Lego Dimensions20150927 September 27, 2015The LOTR Universe appears in the game.1

5Arrow R Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles201663 June 3, 2016Lord of the Rings was mentioned in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows.2

5Arrow R Stranger Things2016715 July 15, 2016Lord of the Rings and Hobbit were mentioned in Chapter 1 of Stranger Things.2
5Arrow R Batman20170129 January 29, 2017Sauron appears in The LEGO Batman Movie.1