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LotR or TPM?

Discussion in 'Star Wars Community' started by Jedi_Jewl, Jan 21, 2002.

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LotR or TPM?

Poll closed Mar 23, 2012.
  1. Lord of the Rings

    49.2%
  2. The Phantom Manace

    50.8%
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  1. Padawan92

    Padawan92 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Jan 22, 2001
    I really like the LOTR but TPM was better, I think anyway. It was somehow cooler. :D
     
  2. Isildurs_Bane

    Isildurs_Bane Jedi Youngling

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    Feb 20, 2002
    I would have to say FotR was better :)
     
  3. Jedi_Jewl

    Jedi_Jewl Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Sep 26, 2001
    I still don't see how anyone can say that TPM was better than LotR, but as I've said at least ten times now, to his/her own.

    ;)

    I'm glad everyone enjoyed this pole!
     
  4. Mar17swgirl

    Mar17swgirl Jedi Grand Master star 7

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    Dec 26, 2000
    Aaah! It's 60-60!!! (in votes) :eek: [face_laugh] ;)
     
  5. ElfStar

    ElfStar Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Mar 24, 2001
    FotR. I'm a BIG LotR fan. More then I am a Star Wars fan.

    And nowit's tied again.
     
  6. Logansmiddleclaw

    Logansmiddleclaw Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Jul 30, 2000
    I just broke the tie. Now LOTR leads. Yeah!!
     
  7. Gay-LenKenobi

    Gay-LenKenobi Jedi Knight star 5

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    Sorry, tied again.

    I liked LOTR, I even read all 3 books in a month after I saw it. But TPM had a lot more characters that I loved. The death scene in LOTR, eh, didn't care about that guy.
    But TPM death scene? I was sobbing. Poor Quigy. TPM, no question.
     
  8. Count_Basher

    Count_Basher Jedi Youngling

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    Mar 11, 2002
    FotR. I wouldn't call it a masterpiece, but it beats the flat acting and horrible directing of TPM easily.
    I felt great relief when the TPM end credits started to roll...
     
  9. Darth_Ignant

    Darth_Ignant Jedi Youngling star 7

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    Oct 24, 2001
    I'll take TPM over Bored of the Rings anyday.
     
  10. Darth_Biznaccio

    Darth_Biznaccio Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Feb 22, 2002
    sorry, but as much as i love SW, FoTR was just incredible. i am sure i will like AOTC better, but like i said FoTR was awesome.
     
  11. DarthBane93

    DarthBane93 Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Jun 11, 1999
    I actually found FOTR quite boring, minus a couple of battle moments. I found something really off about the pacing of the movie and that bugs me too much to like it.

    I like Ian McKellan...but thats about it. Oh yeah...and Chris Lee too! :)

    TPM has its flaws. But I think its a better movie than FOTR. But thats just me. I think the big thing is that I found FOTR to be one very long chase scene. To me...that really had no substance. I would like a more complex plot...not saying TPM was far more complex...but it did have more things going on that FOTR did.
     
  12. DarthBane93

    DarthBane93 Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Jun 11, 1999
    Oh yeah, didnt like any of the music in FOTR. Just didnt do it for me. And to me, music in a movie like this makes half of the movie.

     
  13. Darth_Biznaccio

    Darth_Biznaccio Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Feb 22, 2002
    DB, have you read the LOTR trilogy? it seems from your answer that perhaps you haven't. i recommend you do so. not that it would necessarily change your opinion, but they really are a great read.
     
  14. DarthBane93

    DarthBane93 Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Jun 11, 1999
    No I havent read them, but I do want to. I am in college so I read too many other books. So in my spare time, I post here a bit, play some hockey, or go see a movie with the girlfriend.

    But maybe after college. :)
     
  15. Darth_Chronic

    Darth_Chronic Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Mar 15, 2002
    WOW what a question. Although I am a HUGE Star Wars fan like most of you, I'd have to say LOTR was better than TPM.

    The Reason for this is that TPM is the Prequel of all the prequels, it introduces us to everyone and leads us up to the excitement that will take place in AOTC. So i can see where people think TPM was bland or boring. I happened to love it.

    Now, LOTR is a completely different movie. It also is the first of a trilogy, but this movie was CRAZY!!!! All in all they were both GREAT flicks!!! Now I'm just waiting to see AOTC, cuz I think this movie will destroy them all!!!
     
  16. darth_obawan

    darth_obawan Jedi Master star 4

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    Aug 24, 2002
    I love them both but since LOTR was losing I had 2 vote 4 it.

    Good things about LOTR: LEGOLAS...violence
    Good things about TPM: Darth Maul...Obi-Wan...Qui-Gon...lightsabers...

    Still, Legolas makes up for LOTR
     
  17. The_Shadow_SITH

    The_Shadow_SITH Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Jul 28, 2002
    It's too hard of a question. I DON'T KNOW!
     
  18. AssassinDroid21

    AssassinDroid21 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Jun 6, 2002
    Well, the movies are the same to me, they both rock, so I'll judge by the novels, and of course the LOTR novel is better than TPM so my vote goes to LOTR.
     
  19. Drac39

    Drac39 Jedi Grand Master star 7

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    Jul 9, 2002
    You can`t even compare the two.The LOTR is a masterpiece.TPM is the worst episode of the saga.I love SW,but LOTR is a powerful drama,compared to Jar Jar,and Jake Lyold.
     
  20. Ret

    Ret Jedi Knight star 6

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    Dec 17, 1999
    TPM.
     
  21. SWfan2002

    SWfan2002 Jedi Master star 4

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    Jan 28, 2002
    LOTR was good, but I just seemed to be able to connect with TPM more. So TPM wins in MY book.
     
  22. DarthScully

    DarthScully Jedi Master star 4

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    Oct 30, 2001
    LOTR or TPM what?

    btw, shouldn't that be FOTR or TPM? ;)

    i didn't vote, since i'm a firm believer of not playing favorites with your children... or your fandom for that matter.
     
  23. jedi_master_ikrit

    jedi_master_ikrit Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Aug 2, 2002
    As much as I love SW, TPM i think was the worst SW movie so far, even though I did like it. I loved FotR though, so I am voting for it.
     
  24. Ktulu_Terumo

    Ktulu_Terumo Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Jun 27, 2002
    Starwars is great, but LOTR is better, by a long shot, specialy if it's TPM involved in the discussion
     
  25. Obi-pres

    Obi-pres Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Aug 6, 2002
    I think that TPM is alot cooler than LOTR because it has Obi-wan Kenobi as a teen!!! He is so cool! What does LOTR have? Little short people named hobbits.
     
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