2002: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers


New Line Cinema

– Director: Peter Jackson

– Stacker score: 90.6

– Metascore: 87

– IMDb user rating: 8.7

– Runtime: 179 minutes

This blockbuster sequel continues the adventures of hobbits Frodo and Sam as they attempt to destroy an all-powerful ring. It also introduces a shifty creature named Gollum, who was brought to life using stunning computer-generated imagery. Speaking of Gollum, did you know that The Beatles expressed interest in creating their own adaptation of Tolkien’s trilogy in the 1960s, with John Lennon matched to play the devious creature?