The Hobbit an unexpected journey

Language and/or Subtitles: English
Format: Blu-Ray 2013
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Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) joins Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and a band of dwarves led by the brave Thorin (Richard Armitage) on a treacherous quest to reclaim their mountain home from the fierce dragon Smaug in this epic fantasy adventure adapted from J.R.R. Tolkien's beloved novel by the creative forces behind the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Long before Frodo Baggins (Elijah Wood) made his arduous journey to Mordor, his brave uncle Bilbo embarked on an adventure for the ages. Bilbo's story gets under way when the great wizard Gandalf appears at his front gate with a most unusual offer. Displaced from their massive fortress in the Lonely Mountain by Smaug - a greedy dragon who coveted their gold - a community of noble dwarves were decimated by a surprise attack by monstrous orcs, whose dreaded leader the Pale Orc slew their king in a gruesome battle. Now, Thorin, the descendent of the king, is determined to reclaim his mountain kingdom for his people. Together with a fearless team of dwarves, Thorin and Gandalf recruit Bilbo to aid them in their quest since Hobbits have the unique ability to go undetected when they wish to. Before Bilbo, Gandalf, and the dwarves can reach The Lonely Mountain and defeat Smaug, however, they'll have to contend with trolls, goblins, stone giants, Gollum (Andy Serkis), and even the dreaded Pale Orc himself. Peter Jackson directs a screenplay he co-penned with Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, and Guillermo del Toro. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
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Subjects Tolkien, J. R. R. -- (John Ronald Reuel), -- 1892-1973. -- Hobbit -- Characters.
Baggins, Bilbo -- Drama.
Middle Earth (Imaginary place) -- Drama.
Hobbits (Fictitious characters) -- Drama.
Quests (Expeditions) -- Drama.
Feature films.
Fantasy films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher Burbank, Calif. : [United Staes] :Warner Home Video ;2013
New Line Cinema,
Edition [Blu-ray-only].
Other Titles Hobbit.
Contributors Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973. Hobbit.
Walsh, Fran, 1959-
Boyens, Philippa.
Toro, Guillermo del, 1964-
Jackson, Peter, 1961-
McKellen, Ian.
Freeman, Martin, 1971-
Armitage, Richard, 1971-
Nesbitt, James, 1965-
Stott, Ken, 1955-
Blanchett, Cate, 1969-
Holm, Ian, 1931-2020
Lee, Christopher, 1922-2015
Weaving, Hugo, 1960-
Wood, Elijah, 1981-
Serkis, Andy.
Turner, Aidan, 1983-
Shore, Howard.
WingNut Films (Firm)
New Line Cinema Corporation.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Participants/Performers Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, James Nesbitt, Ken Stott, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Elijah Wood, Andy Serkis, Aidan Turner.
Other Contributors Director of photography, Andrew Lesnie ; editro, Jabez Olssen ; music, Howard Shore.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for extended sequences of intense fantasy action violence, and frightening images.
Language English
English, French or Spanish dialogue; Spanish or French subtitles; English subtitles (SDH) for the deaf and hearing impaired.
Notes Title from container.
Additional producers: Zane Weiner, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson.
Additional screenplay writers: Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Guillermo Del Toro.
Blu-ray release of the 2012 motion picture.
Based on the novel y J.R.R. Tolkien.
Special features: 10 production videos.
System Details Blu-ray; region A, 1080p high definition 16x9 (2.40:1), widescreen, DTS-HD MA, Dolby digital 5.1; requires Blu-ray player.
Description 2 Blu-ray discs (169 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 078069502X
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