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Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 16:09:31 Reply

So ealier today i went to see a film, i ended up seeing Eragon. At first the movie seemed okay, but then you get about 10 minutes in, and you see the first reference to Lord Of The Rings, the farm that 'Eragon' lives on, it look so much like The Shire, from LOTR. A few minutes later, you see a man, appearing so much like Saruman, from then on the similarities keep showing, remember the scene from LOTR where all the Orcs are making weapons? You see exactly that in this film, and the creatures are so similar to Orc's. Later in the film, another type of people, that look awfully like ring wraths from LOTR go looking for Eragon, and after a few minutes of torturing some man they see him, he dives under a table and the Ring Wrath look alikes stand above him smelling the air, so much similar to the part in LOTR where the wring wraths are looking for frodo and sam, when they are hiding under the three roots.

Christopher Paolini, learn to create your own ideas, shitface.

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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 16:10:25 Reply

Man you are late.


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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 16:10:56 Reply

Send him an email of complaint.

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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 16:11:04 Reply

I read the book (eragon) and it does seem like he took a lot of stuff from LOTR but also from other stuff & some is his original ideas.


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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 16:11:05 Reply

I didn't go see either of them so....

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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 16:12:17 Reply

The other day, XPlay was comparing it to Starwars. :P

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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 16:13:32 Reply

At 1/2/07 04:12 PM, AngryBanana wrote: The other day, XPlay was comparing it to Starwars. :P

Exactly.

Star Wars + Lord of the Rings - Quality = Eragon

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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 16:13:34 Reply

At 1/2/07 04:11 PM, Zwoopy wrote: I didn't go see either of them so....

why post ?

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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 16:13:57 Reply

Well the guy who wrote the book was like 15 when he started writing it


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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 16:17:54 Reply

I read the bOOk but haven't seen the movie. I don't think it's a LOTR ripoff.

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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 16:20:45 Reply

At 1/2/07 04:13 PM, Crazy-raindeer wrote:
At 1/2/07 04:11 PM, Zwoopy wrote: I didn't go see either of them so....
why post ?

Increase my post count of course.

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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 16:21:36 Reply

Holy shit! You mean a fantasy movie came out that has meadows, guys in robes, and weapons forging?! The nerve of those people, blatantly ripping off of Lord of the Rings and every medieval themed movie there is. To think that a movie would stick to its genre... shameful.


Think you're pretty clever...

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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 16:24:08 Reply

I don't read\watch Lord of the rings so I wouldn't know, but I did see the ring demon guys in the first movie.

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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 16:24:19 Reply

At 1/2/07 04:09 PM, CitricSquid wrote: So ealier today i went to see a film, i ended up seeing Eragon.

Absolute Shite. It could have been loads better, but...wasn't. PG rating says it all.

The book is good, but the film was a butchery.

ugh


I hardly ever come here anymore....

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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 16:26:08 Reply

At 1/2/07 04:09 PM, CitricSquid wrote:

Christopher Paolini, learn to create your own ideas, shitface.

try reading the book, the movie was completely different, when the movie didn't skip 100 pages it changed important parts to something completely different


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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 16:33:52 Reply

I haven't read the book, and don't plan to. But I've seen the movie and even if it had it's mildly entertaining points (few I must add), it wasn't all that good and fails in comparison to Lord of the Rings. It's like as of late movie producers seem to be looking for a specific equation when it comes to a "successful" movie.

Based off a book + Trilogy = SUCCESS.

OR

1 part Star Wars, 3 parts Lord of the Rings.

There is no more originality left in Hollywood.
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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 16:35:25 Reply

Captain obvious, you suck.


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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 16:58:33 Reply

The book is a lot like LOTR.

He steals names too:
Eragon
Aragorn (from lord of the rings_

both pronounced almost exactly alike.


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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 17:00:01 Reply

The Hobbits in LOTR are gay!

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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 17:00:10 Reply

Wrong, LOTR is much better.

I never even read Eragon because I thought it was a ripoff.

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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 17:00:12 Reply

At 1/2/07 04:21 PM, Gunter45 wrote: Holy shit! You mean a fantasy movie came out that has meadows, guys in robes, and weapons forging?! The nerve of those people, blatantly ripping off of Lord of the Rings and every medieval themed movie there is. To think that a movie would stick to its genre... shameful.

I'm not saying that, watch the film and you will see what i mean, they have literally copied alot of scenes. Just watch it, you'll see...

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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 17:00:49 Reply

At 1/2/07 04:13 PM, VodkaLock wrote:
At 1/2/07 04:12 PM, AngryBanana wrote: The other day, XPlay was comparing it to Starwars. :P
Exactly.

Star Wars + Lord of the Rings + shit= Crappy rip off um I mean Eragon


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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 17:01:26 Reply

I don't care what you say... Eragon Ownz!!

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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 17:07:19 Reply

Eragon is not a ripoff... i personally didnt saw the movie but I read the book...

In LOTR trilogy... there arent any dragons O_o

Maybe the movie screwed it up i have to go see it... but if you read the book...

And stop saying Paolini is a shitface... because you could not even write a book like Eragon...

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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 17:10:25 Reply

The book was good, if a bit boring at some parts, but usually, the books are better than the movie, and in this case, the book is better than the movie. However, people are judging Eragon by the movie, when they should be judging it by the original, which is the book.

Know your facts plz, kthxbai.


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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 17:10:39 Reply

At 1/2/07 05:07 PM, VenomKing666 wrote: Eragon is not a ripoff... i personally didnt saw the movie but I read the book...

In LOTR trilogy... there arent any dragons O_o

Maybe the movie screwed it up i have to go see it... but if you read the book...

And stop saying Paolini is a shitface... because you could not even write a book like Eragon...

What tard would want to write a book like him, and go back to your cave old man this is the future we don't use your ancient devise you call a "book".


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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 17:13:55 Reply

At 1/2/07 05:10 PM, ElementalSoldier wrote: What tard would want to write a book like him, and go back to your cave old man this is the future we don't use your ancient devise you call a "book".

I wonder who is richer and more famous at the moment, he or you..

I smell jealousy.


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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 17:15:52 Reply

At 1/2/07 04:58 PM, hhcash wrote: The book is a lot like LOTR.

He steals names too:
Eragon
Aragorn (from lord of the rings_

both pronounced almost exactly alike.

D ragon. E ragon.

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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 17:16:27 Reply

I read the book and now that you guys relentlessly make the comparison, I do see a bit of a connection but I think that it's not a completely blatant rip off as many of you suggest. Then again, I only watched LOTR 1 and 3 and read none of the books.


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Response to Eragon Is Lord Of The Rings. 2007-01-02 17:18:10 Reply

Lord of The Rings?!?

Come ON man. Be serious. I mean, really!

He obviously stole all that crap from DragonHeart and The Chronicles of Narnia >:( And sadly, I think he might have got some crap from the Dungeons and Dragons movie, which was already stupefyingly horrible.


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