The hobbit - 320 page book. 8 hour 52 minute movie trilogy

The Lord of the Ring - 3 books, 1600 pages. 11 hour 21 minute movie trilogy

Minutes of movie per page


The Hobbit - 1.66 (1.2 including “The Appendecies”)

LOTR - .46 (not including “The Appendecies”)


Meaning if you were a fast reader, you could READ The Hobbit in less time than it would take you to watch the movies. You would also feel significantly more satisfied afterwards.