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2014 | PG-13 | Adventure Drama

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman), Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclai... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 3D/2D, IMAX

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

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Martin Freeman
Bilbo Baggins
Ian McKellen
Gandalf
Andy Serkis
Smeagol
Benedict Cumberbatch
The Necromancer
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DIRECTOR

Peter Jackson

Screenwriter

Fran Walsh
Philippa Boyens

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Rating MPAA

PG-13 for extended sequences of intense fantasy action violence, and frightening images

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman), Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town. Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo’s frantic attempts to make him see reason drive the Hobbit towards a desperate and dangerous choice. But there are even greater dangers ahead. Unseen by any but the Wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen), the great enemy Sauron has sent forth legions of Orcs in a stealth attack upon the Lonely Mountain. As darkness converges on their escalating conflict, the races of Dwarves, Elves and Men must decide – unite or be destroyed. Bilbo finds himself fighting for his life and the lives of his friends in the epic Battle of the Five Armies, as the future of Middle-earth hangs in the balance.
official plot version from warnerbros.com

Trivia & Production Notes

  • The prequel to the LOTR series that was initially planned to be broken into two parts, will instead be split into three movies.
Also Known As
  • The Hobbit 3
  • The Hobbit: There and Back Again

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