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Amazon’s ‘Rings of Power’ Divides Audience Reviews

'House Of The Dragon' And 'The Rings Of Power' Series Photo Illustrations
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Amazon said its “Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power” series drew more than 25 million viewers worldwide on its first day. Critics have praised the show. The average score on Rotten Tomatoes is 84% while on Metacritic it is a 71.

The average viewer ratings on those sites is substantially lower however. On Rotten Tomatoes the audience score is 39% and on Metacritic the user score is 2.5 out of 10. On, the user rating is a 6.8 out of 10 with over 100k ratings.