Thursday, April 18, 2024

Podcast: Top 3 Moments from Middle Earth

This week on the InSession Film Podcast, for our Top 3, we reminisce about our favorite moments from Middle Earth, a world that is fascinating even if you don’t like The Hobbit films. There are a lot of great moments involving Gandalf, Gollum, Bilbo, Frodo and so many other amazing characters from this world. It’s such an incredible place with a lot of great moments, so this week’s Top 3 was a lot of fun.

That being said, what moments from Middle Earth would make your list? Here are the one’s that made ours (Keep in mind we all have different criteria for our lists as well):


1) The Battle at Helms Deep – The Two Towers
2) Smeagle vs Gollum – The Two Towers
3) Bilbo conversation with Smaug – Desolation of Smaug


1) “You bow to no one” – The Return of the King
2) The death of Boromir – Fellowship of the Ring
3) Rohan rides into battle – The Return of the King


1) Legolas kills the giant elephant – The Return of the King
2) Bilbo conversation with Smaug – Desolation of Smaug
3) “You bow to no one” – The Return of the King

Honorable Mentions (Combined)

“Toss me” – Gimli, Bilbo and Frodo, The goblin tunnels, Escape on barrels, Mount Doom battle, Frodo’s goodbye, Sam Wise speech after Helm’s Deep, Bilbo scene with Gollum, Arwen’s interaction with her father, also too many too choose from.

Hopefully you guys enjoyed our lists and if you agree or disagree with us, let us know in the comment section below. Like we said, there’s too many to choose from and there are about a thousand other scenes we could’ve talked about. That being said, what would be your Top 3? Leave a comment in the comment section or email us at [email protected].

For the entire podcast, click here or listen below.

For more lists done by the InSession Film crew and other guests, be sure see our Top 3 Movie Lists page.


JD Duran
JD Duran
InSession Film founder and owner. I love film. Love art. Love how it intersects with our real lives. My favorite movies include Citizen Kane, The 400 Blows, Modern Times, The Godfather and The Tree of Life. Follow me on Twitter @RealJDDuran. Follow us @InSessionFilm.

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