Our Beloved "The Lord Of The Rings" Stars After Two Decades: Then And Now

It has been two decades since "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" premiered in 2001 and even after all this time, Lord of the Rings still remains one of our most beloved franchises ever. It's hard to forget how fantastic these movies used to be. They were undoubtedly the most amazing cinematic fantasy films back then and everybody just couldn't get enough of them.
Elijah Wood was only 20 years old when he was cast for the leading role of Lord of the Rings, which means he is twice his age now. Feeling old yet?
If you happen to wonder how much the actor and the rest of the cast have changed since then, we've got you covered! Just scroll down and check out the comparison pics we have collected right here, they are guaranteed to overwhelm you with joy and nostalgia.

#1. Elijah Wood (Frodo Baggins)

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#2. Ian McKellen (Gandalf)

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#3. Liv Tyler (Arwen)

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#4. Viggo Mortensen (Aragorn II Elessar)

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#5. Cate Blanchett (Galadriel)

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#6. Sean Astin (Samwise Gamgee)

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#7. Miranda Otto (Éowyn)

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#8. Billy Boyd (Pippin Took)

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#9. Orlando Bloom (Legolas)

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#10. David Wenham (Faramir)

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#11. Sean Bean (Boromir)

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#12. Andy Serkis (Gollum)

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#13. Hugo Weaving (Elrond)

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#14. Karl Urban (Éomer)

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#15. Dominic Monaghan (Merry Brandybuck)

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