The Lord of the Rings - Official Movie Site
The official site for the movies in the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
Sideshow Toy and WETA Studios have teamed up to create LOTR collectibles, including busts, statues, collectible coins and mini-helms.
Pages on RTM:
Return of the King Figures
Pictures of several of the Return of the King action figures from Toy Biz, including Assortment One, Assortment Two, and the Deluxe Gollum figure.
Play Along's Lord of the Rings
The Toy Fair press release announcing the series of 3-inch figures and playsets from Play Along, includes several pictures and an initial product listing.
Two Towers, Assortment One
The RTM Spotlight takes a look at the first assortment of Lord of the Rings: the Two Towers action figures from Toy Biz: Legolas, Faramir, Gandalf the White, Gondorian Ranger, and the Easterling.
Two Towers, Assortment Two
The RTM Spotlight examines the second assortment of Lord of the Rings: the Two Towers action figures from Toy Biz: Saruman, Theoden, Eomer, Grima Wormtongue, Rohirrim Soldier, and Aragorn.
Two Towers, 2-packs
The RTM Spotlight takes a look at the three two-packs of Lord of the Rings: the Two Towers action figures from Toy Biz: Elven Archer, Berserker, Grishnakh, Merry, Pippin, and Ugluk.
Treebeard & Sauron Deluxe Action Figures
The RTM Spotlight offers up loads of pictures and information about the deluxe Treebeard and Sauron action figures. (Or read the October 2002 news post about Treebeard.)
Two Towers 12-inch Action Figures
An August 2002 news post with images and information about several 12-inch action figures: Bilbo, Eowyn, Legolas, and the Witch King.
Two Towers, Assortment 3
Two Towers, Assortment 4
Two Towers, Assortment 5
Two Towers, Gollum Action Figure
December 2002 news posts with images of more action figures from Toy Biz. Assortment 3 is Aragorn, Galadriel, Frodo, Twilight Ringwraith, and Prolog Elf Warrior. Assortment 4 is Helm's Deep Legolas, Sam in Mordor, Armored King Theoden, Gollum, Boromir, Gimli, and Twilight Frodo. Assortment 5 is Berserker Urk-Hai, Ugluk, Grishnakh, Ringwraith, and Moria Orc.
Series 1 Two Towers Busts
Series 1 Two Towers Statues
News posts from the Fall of 2002 with pictures of the first series of Two Towers busts (Galadriel, Legolas, Saruman, Grima) and statues (Gandalf the White, Gimli, Easterling) from Sideshow/Weta.
Burger King Lord of the Rings
Did you collect all of the toys in the Burger King Lord of the Rings promotion? RTM pictures each toy, lists their features, and also outlines what variant toys exist.
Electronic Cave Troll
Pictures of the Cave Troll from Toy Biz.
From Action! to Action Figure
Gentle Giant Studios show RTM how they helped turn Sir Ian McKellan the actor into Gandalf the action figure for the Lord of the Rings films.
Figuratively Speaking with Gentle Giant
RTM's exclusive interview with Karl Meyer of Gentle Giant Studios, discussing GG's work on the LOTR films and Star Wars: Episode II.
Merchandising Middle Earth
An overview of what Lord of the Rings merchandise is out there as well as what is to come.
Intelli-Blox from Playmates Toys
A report detailing Playmates Toys' Intelli-Blox LOTR building blocks systems.
Air New Zealand's LOTR Planes
A January 2003 press release about Air New Zealand's airplanes adorned with Lord of the Rings characters.
Elsewhere on the Net:
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Action Figures from Toy Biz - Toy Fair 2001
A report from Toy Fair 2001, listing the Lord of the Rings movie action figures.
Beardsmen Top 40 Lord of the Rings Items
Updated monthly, the Beardsmen Top 40 lists and reviews Lord of the Rings merchandise. The reviews are by "kids, parents and LOTR fanatics."
Busts & Statues from Sideshow - Toy Fair 2001
A report from Toy Fair 2001, outlining the LOTR collectibles from Sideshow/WETA.
The Road Less Traveled
A 1999 article about Toy Vault's Lord of the Rings action figures, looking at them in terms of them being a literary license and not a movie license.
Barrow-Wight - Toy Vault
Pictures of the Barrow-Wight figure from Toy Vault.
Gimli - Toy Vault
Pictures of the Gimli action figure from Toy Vault.
Gollum - Toy Vault
Pictures of the Gollum action figure from Toy Vault.
Lord of the Nazgul - Toy Vault
Pictures of the Nazgul Lord action figure from Toy Vault.