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‘Everything Wrong With Warcraft’ Takes Down the Saga for Ripping off ‘Lord of the Rings’

Duncan Jones' film gets a total of 142 sins.

Everything Wrong With Warcraft


Duncan Jones’ “Warcraft” was a box office flop in the US but grossed over $433 million worldwide, becoming the highest-grossing video game adaptation of all time. The film was torn apart by critics and has a Rotten Tomatoes score of 28 perfect. So in case you didn’t know why it received such negative reviews, the folks at CinemaSins released a new “Everything Wrong With” video to let you know all the mistakes the film had.

The first sin occurs right at the beginning because, according to them, Universal’s opening logo takes too long. The second sin comes from the “Tolkien-created orcs” that the film is “blatantly stealing for this game/movie,” and the narration that is going on. 

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The sixteen-minute video continues by criticizing the film’s plot, the characters and just about every single scene, with the voiceover constantly comparing it to “Lord of the Rings.” When one character says “Gollum,” the voiceover says “Why not? You’ve ripped everything else off from those movies. Oh, you mean ‘golem.’ Ok, carry on without ripping off ‘Lord of the Rings’ then.”

The clip concludes with a total number of 142 sins and the sentence being: “A Real Orc Attack.” 

Check out the video below.

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