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Poll: Lord of the Rings/Game of Thrones Similarities Part 2

*SPOILER* People who haven't watched The Lord of the Rings or Game of Thrones shouldn't read or vote! There are many similarites between Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit trilogy and HBO's Game of Thrones. Which of these similarities do you consider the most remarkable?

Lord of the Rings/Game of Thrones Similarities Part 1 here! Lord of the Rings/Star Wars Similarities here!

Discuss the list here!

Make Your Choice

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    Game of Thrones (2011)

    Desirable objects melt at the end (the One Ring destroyed from lava in Mount Doom and the Iron Throne destroyed by Drogon).
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    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

    Both heroes battle in a big fortress in the middle of the night (battle of Helms Deep/ battle of Winterfell).
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    Vladimir 'Furdo' Furdik at an event for Game of Thrones (2011)

    Undead villains (Witch King and Night King) who are supposed to be unbeatable are killed by women (Éowyn kills the Witch King/ Arya kills the Night King).
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    Lawrence Makoare in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

    In both cases it has been said that the villains (Witch King and Night King) can not die. ''No man can kill him'', meaning that a woman will and ''no one can kill him'', meaning that Arya will because she was named 'No one'.
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    Maisie Williams in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Main characters leave with ships at the end (Frodo and Arya).
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    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

    Battles where the heroes are surrounded by the villains and then got rescued from 'above' (eagles help Aragorn and his army/ Daenerys and her dragons help Jon Snow).
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    Game of Thrones (2011)

    Great walls (walls of Moria/ the Wall).
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    Benedict Cumberbatch in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)

    Dragons burn towns and kill innocent (Smaug and Drogon).
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    Game of Thrones (2011)

    Ballista weapons kill dragons (Smaug and Rhaegal).
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    Ian McKellen and Hugo Weaving in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

    Councils where the fate of the world must be decided against evil (the council of Elrond where the One Ring is shown and the Great Council where the undead is shown).
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    Kit Harington in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Famous trees (the White Tree of Gondor and Weirwood).
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    Viggo Mortensen in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

    Heroes become kings at the end (Aragorn and Bran).
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    Maisie Williams in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Villains (Sauron and Night King) fail because of the little ones (Frodo and Arya).
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    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

    Both considered to have controversial endings (the many endings of ROTK and the entire final season of GOT).
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    Jacob Anderson and Emilia Clarke in Game of Thrones (2011)

    A mad king and a mad queen (Denethor and Daenerys).
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    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

    White horses arrive in slow motion (Shadowfax and Arya's horse).
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    Vladimir 'Furdo' Furdik

    Villains riding great winged creatures (Witch King and Night King).
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    Christopher Lee in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

    Good characters became bad (Saruman and Daenerys).
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    Nathalie Emmanuel and Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Meetings that ended with beheadings (Mouth of Sauron and Missandei).
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    Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, and Karl Urban in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

    Two big battles at the final act (Battle of the Pelennor Fields and the battle in Black Gate/ the battle of Winterfell and the Battle of King's Landing).
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    Emilia Clarke in Game of Thrones (2011)

    Villain forces have a fleet (Corsairs of Umbar and the Iron Fleet).

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