Nerd Out to These 4 Movies Like Lord of The Rings

Monday, January 2 by Joseph Gibson

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<p><strong>“The <a href='http://www.screenjunkies.com/tag/wizard-of-oz-537/' class='linkify' target='_blank'>Wizard of Oz</a>“</strong> It’s known primarily as a splashy Hollywood musical, but this is also one of the best fantasy-<a href='http://www.screenjunkies.com/tag/adventure-951/' class='linkify' target='_blank'>adventure</a> films ever made. The whole last act doesn’t even have any songs, and it’s based on a popular series of novels, just like “Lord of the Rings.” Even the plots are similar: A brave young person has to go on an adventure with a group of friends to a strange world in order to, uh, do something. It’s tomato, <span data-scayt_word=tomahto!

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Zardoz Sometimes you just want to watch something that’s so f*cking weird it makes “The Lord of the Rings” look like “Scenes from a Marriage.” If that describes you, consider “Zardoz,” starring Sean Connery in one of his first post-Bond roles. The story has to do with a mystical post-Apocalyptic land, giant talking stone heads, and Sean Connery in the most ridiculous movie costume ever worn. Nerding out is pretty much the only acceptable response to this one, since anything else would result in complete insanity.