George R.R. Martin Pits His GAME OF THRONES Characters Against Tolkien's LOTR Creations
Who would win between Aragorn and Jaime Lannister? Saruman and Melisandre? Tyrion or Frodo? Ned Stark or Boromir? Find out how Game of Thrones author GRRM thinks his characters would fare against the creations of J.R.R. Tolkien.
Aragorn vs Jaime Lannister (full appendages)
George R.R. Martin Picks: Jamie
Smaug vs Balerion
George R.R. Martin Picks: Undecided
Gimli vs The Mountain that Rides
George R.R. Martin Picks: Gimli
Saruman vs Melisandre
George R.R. Martin Picks: Saruman
Frodo vs Tyrion
George R.R. Martin Picks: Tyrion
Ned Stark vs Boromir
George R.R. Martin Picks: Boromir
There are a few more battles discussed by GRRM above including Wargs vs Direwolves, which is the better sword Ice or Glamdring and who would win between a Nazgul or White Walker so give the video a watch to see all of Martin's picks.
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Running Time: 60 minutes
Release Date: March 31, 2013 (Season 3)
TV Rating: TV-MA for sex & nudity, violence & gore, profanity, alchohol/drugs/smoking and frightening/intense scenes
Starring: Mark Addy, Michelle Fairley, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Iain Glen, Aidan Gillen, Harry Lloyd, Kit Harington, Richard Madden, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Alfie Allen, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Jack Gleeson, Rory McCann, Peter Dinklage.
Creators: David Benioff (series), D. B. Weiss (series), George R. R. Martin (novels)
Written by: David Benioff, D. B. Weiss, Bryan Cogman, Jane Espenson, George R. R. Martin
Game of Thrones is an American medieval fantasy television series created for HBO by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. Based on author George R. R. Martin's best-selling A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels, the first of which is called A Game of Thrones, the television series debuted in the U.S. on April 17, 2011. The production is based in Belfast, in Northern Ireland, and has also filmed in Malta, Croatia and Iceland. The show's cast is mainly British and Irish.
Highly anticipated since its early stages of development, the first season of Game of Thrones was very well received by viewers and critics.The series was picked up for a second season on April 19, 2011, two days after its premiere. It was nominated for several awards, including Outstanding Drama Series for the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards and Best Television Series - Drama at the 69th Golden Globe Awards; Peter Dinklage also won both ceremonies' Best Supporting Actor award (Emmy and Golden Globes). Other accolades include an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series and an Emmy win for Outstanding Main Title Design.
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