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Behold! The economic impact of Lord of the Rings

Yes, Lord of the Rings has proven to be pretty popular on both page and screen, but just how profitable it’s been might shock you. It’s not every day a film series eclipses the GDP of Greenland…

As the following video hosted by Online MBA.com shows, the lands created by Tolkien are a legitimate entertainment juggernaut.

So with the LotR trilogy a shining example of the industry already and The Hobbit well on its way to joining it in the money-making stratosphere, where’s next to go for the land of Middle-earth?

Silmarillion anyone? Or maybe just a good Lord of the Rings game?

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