The Lord of the Rings is one of the most popular franchises of all time. From successful films to less successful musical adaptations, this world has seen many reincarnations and it has still not run out of stories. This September 2nd, Amazon is making its biggest project ever, a story based on The Lord of the Rings and its appendices called The Rings of Power. But if you want to prepare for the upcoming series, is there a streaming service that has all six films in The Lord of the Rings saga in 4K?
As of 2023, no streaming services offer The Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit films in 4K to stream. The Lord of the Rings is available to stream on HBO Max and Hulu. With one account you can get both subscriptions. You can stream all three The Lord of the Rings films and three prequel films to the story, aka the Hobbit trilogy. Unfortunately, at this time, you can only stream the movies at 1080p and to experience it in 4K you have to buy them digitally or buy the Blu-ray discs.
In the sea of streaming services, sometimes it is easy to get lost on where to watch what content. In this article, you will find all the information needed for watching all of The Lord of the Ring films and Hobbit films, on streaming services and digitally. Here you will find everything you need for organizing a Lord of the Rings marathon or simply to prepare for the upcoming The Rings of Power series.
Is Lord of the Rings on HBO Max in 4K?
Unfortunately, The Lord of the Rings isn’t available for streaming in 4K on HBO Max. On HBO Max, all films can be watched in their Extended Editions, which have two extra hours on the theatrical version. Back in 2021, HBO Max has been the first streaming service to offer Extended Editions to stream. But, the best version, when it comes to picture and audio quality, you can find is the 1080p one. HBO Max comes in two subscription tiers: the ad-supported for $9.99 per month and ad-free for $14.99 per month. But, a great life hack is that Hulu, unlike HBO Max offers a free month trial. And with one account you have both services, so you can watch The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogy free for a month.
Is Lord of the Rings 4K on Amazon Prime?
Unfortunately, The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films aren’t available for streaming in 4K on Amazon Prime, too. But, according to where you live you can buy digital versions in 4K Dolby Vision and Atmos on Amazon or any digital reseller. On September 2nd this year, Amazon Prime will be releasing the long-anticipated series based on appendices of The Lord of the Rings, which will take place thousands of years before the events of the original trilogy, called The Rings of Power. It is reported that this series has a production budget of 1 billion dollars.
Which streaming service has Lord of the Rings 4K?
None of the streaming services offer The Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit films in 4K to stream, but every digital retailer in the US offers a version in 4K HDR for purchase. All of the movies have been released on UltraHB Blu-ray before, but now it is accessible to all, with quality upgrades in digital storefronts like iTunes and Amazon Video. In the end, you can always buy the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit Blu-ray sets and enjoy them in 4K and of course, they come in amazingly magical designed boxes for all the collectors out there. And of course, you can enjoy them in both theatrical and extended versions.
Will Lord of the Rings 4K be available digitally?
All six Lord of the Rings films has been remastered from the original 35 mm negatives, for release in 4K Dolby Vision and Atmos. Since 2020, these iconic movies are now available to enjoy in higher video and audio quality and are available digitally. You can buy at every bigger digital retailer like Apple, Vudu, Amazon Video, Fandango, Microsoft, Google, Sony, Movies Anywhere, etc. Why not enjoy a theatrical experience of these epic movies, presented in 2160p resolution with a High Dynamic Range compatible with both Dolby Vision and HDR10 and with Dolby Atmos. It is an unforgettable high-fantasy adventure.