Best Lord Of The Rings LEGO Sets To Buy – Checklist and Buyers Guide

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In this new ActionFigureGeek article we delve deep into Middle Earth to find the best Lord Of The Rings LEGO Sets that you can buy.

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The Lord of the Rings franchise was a movie spectacular and collectively, the three films earned almost $3 billion dollars at the box office, it really was a blockbuster movie series and huge business at the box office.

This made the Middle Earth Trilogy a must-have movie franchise for LEGO to get involved with. Following on from Lord Of The Rings Peter Jackson gave us the Hobbit, the prequel to The Lord Of The Rings and again LEGO created some very impressive playsets.

In this new article, we have done heavy searching for you and compiled a list of the best Lord Of The Rings and Hobbit LEGO sets that you can buy and where you can buy them at the best prices.

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The Best Lord Of The Rings and The Hobbit LEGO Sets To Buy – Checklist and Buyers Guide

Here are the best Lord Of The Rings LEGO sets that you can buy

  • LEGO Lord Of The Rings – The Battle of Helm’s Deep 9474 (1368 pcs)
  • Lord of The Rings – The Tower of Orthanc Building Set (2359 pcs)
  • LEGO 9473 The Lord of the Rings – The Mines of Moria (776 pcs)
  • The Lord of the Rings – Shelob Attacks (9470) (227 pcs)
  • Lord Of The Rings –  Pirate Ship Ambush 79008 (756 pcs)
  • Lord Of The Rings – The Hobbit 79016 Attack on Lake-Town (313 pcs)

Let’s take a look in more detail!

LEGO Lord Of The Rings – The Battle of Helm’s Deep 9474 (1368 pcs)

The Battle for Helm’s Deep is the iconic battle in The Two Towers with The Two Towers being our favorite of the LOTR Trilogy.

The Helm’s Deep LEGO Set features the fortress outer ring, with tower and warning horn, the opening main gate, an exploding wall, and a side door attack function with an enemy catapult.

This great set also includes a siege ladder so you can scale those tall walls and the bomb that the Orcs use to break in through the giant gate.

Accessories include:

Uruk-hai weapons, horse, double-bladed ax, single-bladed ax, bow, shield, and sword.

Minifigures included:

  • Gimli
  • Aragorn
  • Haldir
  • King Theoden
  • 4x Uruk-hai

Product Image - LEGO Lord Of The Rings - The Battle of Helm's Deep 9474

The Battle of Helm’s Deep 9474Dimensions:

22.91 x 3.43 x 14.88 inches

 

The LEGO Lord Of The Rings – The Battle of Helm’s Deep 9474 really is one of the best LEGO Sets that you buy.

 

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LEGO 10237 Lord of The Rings – The Tower of Orthanc Building Set (2359 pcs)

The Tower of Orthanc is another impressive LEGO set from the LOTR Movie Trilogy.

The Tower has 6 detailed floors including a folding staircase, LEGO light brick Palantir, entrance doors, and a trap door

Saruman’s throne room includes special features and the entrance hall has trap doors

The Towers alchemy room features 2 torches, 2 potions, a bomb,  bottle, skull, gunpowder keg, pot, cauldron, and a long ax

This awesome set comes complete with a poseable Ent and Eagle.

A light brick is also included to give the tower its glow effect (batteries included)

 

Product image - LEGO 10237 Lord of The Rings - The Tower of Orthanc Building Set (2359 pcs)

The Tower of Orthanc LEGO Set includes the Minifigures:

  • Saruman with kirtle outfit
  • Gandolf the Grey
  • Grima Wormtongue
  • Uruk-hai
  • Orc Pitmaster

The Tower of Orthanc LEGO Set- Dimensions: 

  • Measures over 28″ (73cm) high, 8″ (21cm) wide and 6″ (16cm) deep; Ent stands over 9″ (23cm) tall

A great set that crosses over into the adult LEGO market.

 

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LEGO 9473 The Lord of the Rings – The Mines of Moria (776 pcs)

The Lord of the Rings – The Mines of Moria LEGO set features the well from the famous scene where the skeleton falls down, bringing a hoard of nasty evil Moria Orcs down upon our heroes.

The set also features the Walls of the hidden room with treasure, opening doors, and falling wall elements

Weapons include chain, club, bow, double-bladed ax, single-bladed ax, small hobbit sword, shield, and Boromir’s sword

Also included is the scary cave troll with his club and the collectible LEGO Minifigures:

  • Pipin
  • Gimli
  • Legolas
  • Boromir
  • Moria Orc x2

 

Product image - LEGO The Lord of the Rings Hobbit The Mines of Moria (9473)

The Mines of Moria LEGO set – Dimensions:

18.9 x 2.78 x 14.88 inches

 

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LEGO The Lord of the Rings – Shelob Attacks (9470) (227 pcs)

If you are afraid of Spiders then now is the time to look away.

Gollum is after the One Ring, and so leads Frodo and Sam into Shelob’s lair. The plan is that Shelob eats Frodo and Sam and Gollum is reunited with the Precious.

This LEGO Set is taken from one of my favorite scenes from The Return Of The King and so is one of the best Lord Of The Rings LEGO sets to buy. If you like action figures as well as LEGO then you need to check out the ToyBiz version of Shelob, it’s pretty awesome.

 

The Shelob Attacks set includes the One Ring, Elven sword Sting, Hobbit sword, light of Earendil and a fish.

Minifigures included:

  • Frodo
  • Samwise
  • Gollum

Shelob Attacks – Dimensions:

10.31 x 2.4 x 7.52 inches

 

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Lord Of The Rings –  Pirate Ship Ambush 79008 (756 pcs)

This awesome LEGO set features 3 large sails, a removable section with dungeon, firing crossbows, Pirate of Umbar prisoner, and more.

Product image - Pirate Ship Ambush 79008

Includes the Collectible Minifigures:

  • Aragorn
  • Legolas
  • Gimli
  • King Of The Dead
  • Soldier Of The Dead x2
  • Pirate of Umbar
  • Mordor Orcs x2

Pirate Ship Ambush Dimensions:

Measures over 13″ (35cm) high, 23″ (60cm) long and 5″ (14cm) wide Catapult measures over 1″ (5cm) high, 3″ (8cm) long and 2″ (6cm) wide.

 

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Lord Of The Rings – The Hobbit 79016 Attack on Lake-Town (313 pcs)

Build this LEGO set and reenact the attack on Lake-Town

Set Includes, 3 bows and arrows, Orc sword, and an extra Black Arrow for the crossbow.

Product Image: LEGO Lord Of The Rings - The Hobbit 79016 Attack on Lake-Town (313 pcs)

Minifigures included:

  • Bain son of Bard
  • Bard the Bowman
  • Tauriel
  • Hunter Orcs x2

Attack On Lake Town – Dimensions:

Belltower/bridge/dock unit measures over 7″ high, 7″ wide, and 2″ deep

 

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That’s all for now!

So do you collect Lord Of The Rings/The Hobbit LEGO sets?

Are there any others we should add to our checklist and buyers guide?

Perhaps you prefer the building challenge that LEGO Technic sets provide?

Let us know in the comments section below.

Regards Dexter

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