A model of the city of Minas Trith from Lord Of The Rings, built over two years out of matchsticks. Crazy.
From Lord of The Rings: Rivendell... House of Elrond ~ scratch-built, 1000 hours ~ by???
Matchstick Marvel : J.R.R.Tolkien's City of Kings, Minas Tirith by Patrick Acton was built of 420,000 matchsticks and will be on display
Here's a 150,000-piece LEGO creation of Helm's Deep, from "Lord of the Rings":