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Added by £u¢¡f€r on 9 Jan 2013 06:44
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Ten characters of Middle-Earth not shown in movies

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10. Glorfindel
Remember in the Fellowship of the Ring when Frodo got skewered by the Witch King and Arwen showed and saved him by taking him to Rivendell? What you were really seeing was a character named Glorfindel getting the veritable shaft.. In the books, Arwen doesn’t show up until way later, and Glorfindel and his beautiful, golden man-locks are what whisks Frodo to safety. Rewind to one thousand years before the main story, and Glorfindelpretty much single-handedly defeated the Witch King and his armies in Angmar. He wasthe one who predicted that no mortal man would kill the Witch King.
He’s also single-handedly killed a balrog with the added handicap of not being Gandalf.. But really, it’s almostlike Gandalf copied him because Glorfindel died in thefight with the balrog as well and was resurrected.
9. Melkor
Melkor was the first dark lord. Sauron, the big bad guy everyone knows about was this guy’s apprentice, and is far less powerful. When the world was being created, Melkor was in a constant fight against it, raising valleys that were created, smashing mountains, and justbeing a general ass. And while Sauron was eventually killed, Melkor was banished into the void, but could not be killed. It’s prophesied that he will return one day. All evil in the Lord of the Rings universe originated with Melkor. He’s not exactly a nice guy.
8. Hurin
There are books and books of information about Hurin (both the Silmarillion and the Children of Hurin speak of him), but there is one moment in his life that earns him a place on this list. Hurin fought in the Battle of Unnumbered Tears against Melkor, and when the battle was lost, they retreated until their backs were to a river. They made a stand there and continued fighting until only Hurin was left standing.
7. Fingolfin
Fingolfin was an elven king who challenged Melkor to single combat. Melkor. That guy that makes Sauron’s exploits look like a kindergartener playing in a sandbox. elkor accepted, but he wasn’t anywhere near prepared for what he received.
Fingolfin wounded Melkor’s face seven times, and Melkor was in eternal pain from that point onward. Melkor eventually triumphed over Fingolfin because he was a Valar (almost a God) and Fingolfin was merely an elf. but not before Fingolfin severely injured Melkor’s leg–and he walked with a limp ever since.
Fingolfin is also one of Aragorn’s early ancestors, andit is said their line will continue for as long as the world exists.
6. Ungoliant
If you watched the Hobbit, you at least heard Ungoliant’sname mentioned when Radagast saw the spiders and said that they might be her offspring. And in case you didn’t see the Hobbit, no I don’t mean normal, tiny spiders. Ungoliant is the mother of Shelob, and if you thought Shelob was a big spider, this thing was monstrous. She’s not really even a spider, but more like a spirit that takes the form of a huge ass spider.
In the Silmarillion, she drained the sap of the trees of Valinor and the wells of Varda, and extinguising all of the light in the world except for that contained in the Silmarils– which were jewelsmade from the light of the trees. Melkor and Ungoliant stole the silmarils and Ungoliant demanded them from Melkor. When he refused, she was so powerful from consuming the light that she was able to trap him in her web. Then Melkor, supreme bad guy of infinite badassery, cried out in fear. An army of balrogs rushed to his aid and chased Ungoliant off. But let me repeat that. It took an army of balro1gs to get rid of her.
5. The Mouth of Sauron
In the movies, the Mouth of Sauron only appeared in one of the delt we never really get to see his true nature (or even hear his name for that matter). And that’s kind of sad because he’s quite the badass. First of all, our snaggle toothed friend is the only person that speaks with Sauron directly, and he proceeds to give his orders for him, quite literally being his mouth (because that’s something a giant floating eyeball needs apparently). Sauron should consider brushing his teeth a bit more.
In the books, he directly taunts the fellowship to their face, especially Aragorn, who he claims isn’t really king. He demands that the armies of the West surrender, and when they refuse, he rides back behind the Black Gate, and sends the armies of Mordor on them.
4. Tulkas
Tulkas is essentially the ChuckNorris of Middle Earth. He doesn’t wield a weapon because none are more powerful than his fists, and he rides no mount because none are faster than him.
In the war against Melkor, hismere presence on the front lines make Melkor flee. And one time a snake bit him, andafter days of excruciating pain the snake died. Okay, maybe that last one was Chuck Norris. It’s hard to tell.
Like any good warrior, he had a bit of a weakness for the ladies. He also loved wrestling and other contest of strength, presumably because no one was stronger than him. I’m sure we all lovecontests where it is physically impossible for us to lose.
3. Beorn
We didn’t see Beorn in the new Hobbit movie, but the party didn’t exactly make it toMirkwood yet, so there’s a good chance we’ll see him in one of the next two movies. Beorn was a giant of a man and had the ability to shapeshift into a bear at will. Beorn was driven out of his homeland when it was overrun by orcs, and he’s living as a hermit when he meets up with Bilbo and the others.
In the Hobbit, Gandalf kills the goblin leader– then Beorn proceeds to kill the new goblin leader in the final battle .Those poor goblins can’t just catch a break.
2. Beren
Beren went on what may be the most badass quest in the entire Tolkein mythos. You see, Beren fell in love with a princess by the name of Luthien, and her father Thingol heavily opposed their marriage. So he sent Beren on a suicide mission– saying that he could marry Thingol’s daughter if he retrieved one of the Silmarils from Melkor’s crown. So Beren went on his way and Thingol considered him dead.
On the journey there, Beren had to faced peril after peril, including fighting and besting SAURON! Beren cut one of the silmarils out of Melkor’s crown when his fiancee put him to sleep with her music, and he accidentally cut Melkor when trying to get a second, waking him up. Beren fled and was headed off by a great wolf under Melkor’s control. He held out the silmaril to the wolf, assuming that it would hold it at bay, but the wolf bit off Beren’s hand. It wasn’t exactly a good day.
When they returned to Thingol, Beren showed the stump where his hand has been and claimed that his hand still held the silmaril, and he had been successful inhis quest. Beren helped hunt down the wolf, but was mortally wounded. Luthien died of grief upon hearing the news, and she moved Mandos, the lord of death to pity, and he restored both of them to life. Beren’s actions made someone love him so much, that not even death could kill him.
1. Tom Bombadil
Tom Bombadil is here for one important reason: the one ring holds no sway over him. You could chain him to a wall with the ring taped to his forehead for a thousand years, and the ring still wouldn’t tempt him with its power.
Frodo and the other hobbits met Tom in the Old Forest, close to the beginning of their journey. Merry is trapped inside a living tree, and Tom saves his life by singing to the tree and getting it to release him. He holds a tremendous powers that we never learn the full extent of and can see Frodo while he is wearing the ring–so we know that supervision is among them. Frodo lets him see the ring, and when Tom wears it, nothing happens. He then makes the ring totally vanish (possibly from existence altogether) then reproduces it and gives it back to Frodo. He later saves all of the hobbits again from the a bunch of barrow wights.
When the Council of Elrond poses just giving the ring to Bombadil to protect, Gandalf says that Tom would not understand why it needed protecting and would misplace it– which doesn’t seem much more than Tolkein realizing that he’d written himself into a corner.

The ring trilogy and recent hobbit movies are filled to the brim with action, heroics, and bravery, there are quite a fewcharacters from the books that have yet to make it to the big screen.

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Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Jan 9 22:38
Great list, love lotr, remember reading about some of these before :)
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Jan 9 23:04
excellent work man it's a outstanding list for one of the greatest book & movie trilogy of all time.
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Jan 10 1:27
Good list.
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Jan 10 1:32
Tom bombadil should have been included in the movie.its such an interesting character.
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Jan 10 1:35
And what about goldberry?
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Jan 10 1:38
Beren is a good character...
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Jan 10 1:44
Really great list.
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Jan 10 1:47
Thank you all......
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Jan 10 9:47
Great list,LOTR ;]
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Jan 11 6:59
The Mouth of Sauron is present in the extended edition of the movie ;)
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Jan 11 16:03
Amazing list! Only one I might replace: in place of the Mouth of Sauron, I would probably have Ulmo, Lord of Waters, for his huge role with the elves. But it's probably a personal preference. Of course, I also loved Tuor, but then, this is a top 10 and it's amazingly hard to limit such a list! Great job!
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Jan 11 19:48
Thank you so much guys.....
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Jan 13 23:57
This list is stolen from another site.
Posted: 4 years, 7 months ago at Mar 8 19:56
God list man

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