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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Release date: December 14, 2012

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Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) must go on a quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, which was conquered by the dragon Smaug. Unexpectedly approached by the wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen), Bilbo agrees to join a company of dwarves led by legendary warrior Thorin Oakenshield.

The journey takes them through treacherous lands swarming with goblins and orcs, deadly wargs and giant spiders, shapeshifters and sorcerers and ultimately leads Baggins to finds a magical gold ring tied to the fate of all Middle-earth.

Based on The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien.

Additional details

Genre: Fantasy

Runtime: 169 min

Director: Peter Jackson

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Producers: Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson, Carolynne Cunningham

Screenplay: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Guillermo del Toro

Cast: Ian McKellen,Martin Freeman,Richard Armitage,Cate Blanchett,Ian Holm,Christopher Lee,Hugo Weaving,Elijah Wood,Andy Serkis,James Nesbitt,Ken Stott,Sylvester McCoy,Barry Humphries,Aidan Turner,Dean O'Gorman,Graham McTavish,Adam Brown,Peter Hambleton,John Callen,Mark Hadlow,Jed Brophy,William Kircher,Stephen Hunter,Lee Pace,Benedict Cumberbatch,Manu Bennett,Conan Stevens

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