September 22nd, 2012: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

Cast and Crew: Peter Jackson (Director, Screenplay); J.R.R. Tolkien (Novel); Fran Walsh (Screenplay, Producer); Bob and Harvey Weinstein (Producers); Howard Shore (Score); Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Orlando Bloom, Liv Tyler, John Rhys-Davies, Sean Bean, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Cate Blanchett, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Ian Holm

What It’s About: Frodo the Hobbit (Elijah Wood) becomes part of group tasked with putting an end to the ultimate power of evil.

Why Watch it Today?: Today is Hobbit Day, a day depicted in the film as the celebrated birthday of Bilbo Baggins.

Why stop with The Fellowship? We’ve already celebrated past Movies Of The Day in reverse order this year with The Two Towers and The Return Of The King.

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