The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Movie

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Who's Involved:

Martin Freeman, Elijah Wood, Lee Pace, Richard Armitage, Guillermo del Toro, Hugo Weaving, Luke Evans, Peter Jackson, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch, Andy Serkis, Evangeline Lilly, Orlando Bloom, Stephen Fry, Graham McTavish, Adam Brown, Bret McKenzie, Carolynne Cunningham, John Callen, Ian McKellen, Aidan Turner, Ken Kamins, James Nesbitt, Barry Humphries, Conan Stevens, Fran Walsh, Ken Stott, Sylvester McCoy, Philippa Boyens, Mikael Persbrandt, Ryan Gage, Peter Hambleton, Jed Brophy, Stephen Hunter, William Kircher, Mark Hadlow, Phillippa Boyens

Release Date:

Friday, December 14, 2012 (Nationwide)

PG-13 PARENTS STRONGLY CAUTIONED MPA
extended sequences of intense fantasy action violence, and frightening images
Runtime: 2 hrs, 50 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

This prequel to The Lord of the Rings trilogy follows Bilbo Baggins, an upstanding member of the "little people,” on the hazardous journey with Gandalf the Grey. Together with 13 fortune-seeking dwarves, Bilbo Baggins will be swept out his door and into a dangerous but grand adventure through the Lonely Mountains, where he must contend against all manner of enemies, from dragons, to giant spiders, hostile elves, ravenous wolves, and – perhaps the most perilous of all – a subterranean creature named Gollum from whom Bilbo wins a magical ring (the ring that rules them all) in a riddling contest!


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Who stars in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey: Cast List

... Gandalf

Beauty and the Beast, All Is True  

... Elrond

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole, Captain America: The First Avenger  

... Gollum

The Batman, Star Wars: The Last Jedi  

... Bilbo Baggins

Captain America: Civil War, Ode to Joy  

... Thorin Oakenshield

Pilgrimage, Ocean's Eight  

... Kili

Love is Blind, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug  

... Dwalin

Secretariat, The Finest Hours  

... Olin

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug  

... Bombur

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug  

... Dori

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug  

... Gloin

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug  

... Bofur

The Way, Five Minutes of Heaven  

Who's making The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey: Crew List

A look at the The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Peter Jackson last directed The Beatles: Get Back–The Rooftop Concert and The Beatles: Get Back. The film's writer Peter Jackson last wrote Mortal Engines and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.

Producers

Carolynne Cunningham
Peter Jackson
Fran Walsh

Production: What we know about The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey?

Key Facts

  1. Director Peter Jackson began shooting the two films in New Zealand in 3D in mid-March (05-30-11).

Filming Timeline

  1. July 2012: The film was in Completed status.
  2. December 2011: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. March 2011: The film was in Production status.

    Started filming in Wellington and secret locations around New Zealand.

  4. August 2009: The film was in Pre-Production status.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Release Date: When was the film released?

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey was released in 2012 on Friday, December 14, 2012 (Nationwide release). There were 4 other movies released on the same date, including Any Day Now, Save the Date and Cheerful Weather for the Wedding. 3D/2D; IMAX


When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

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