It seems clear that a number of theaters have elected to put tickets on sale earlier than their published “sale date.” A notice on states, “Tickets to ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy marathon, are now on sale at at several Fandango partner theaters (not available on 1-800-FANDANGO) and the remaining theaters will be releasing tickets through the official onsale date of October 9th, 2003.” [Fandango]. is also selling tickets for various locations. We advise checking to see if your theater is among those already selling these precious tickets. For more information, visit our Trilogy Tuesday details page. Good luck!