The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Movie

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Who's Involved:

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

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 2 hrs, 50 m

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 dwa...

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Plot: What's the story?

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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Film Details & Notes: What do we know about The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey?

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

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey?

A look at the The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Peter Jackson last directed They Shall Not Grow Old and The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. The film's writer Peter Jackson last wrote Mortal Engines and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.

Directors

Peter Jackson

Producers

Carolynne Cunningham
Peter Jackson
Fran Walsh

Production Timeline: When did the The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey come together?

On or about July 6, 2012 • The film was in Completed status.

On or about December 21, 2011 • The film was in Post-Production status.

On or about March 20, 2011 • The film was in Production status.

Started filming in Wellington and secret locations around New Zealand.

On or about August 12, 2009 • The film was in Pre-Production status.

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

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

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

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

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