My family has embarked on a Lord of the Rings (extended edition) marathon. We started watching yesterday afternoon. Everyone fell asleep last night before the end of the last movie, so we are finishing this morning.
If you have never watched these movies, you may have to devote a day to it, but I think its worth it. The only thing better is the books.
If you've watched the movie though, you might enjoy this little easter egg from Google. Go to Google Maps and get walking directions from The Shire to Mordor. You will get this helpful bit of caution: