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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)

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Bilbo and Company are forced to engage in a war against an array of combatants and keep the Lonely Mountain from falling into the hands of a rising darkness.

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Storyline

After the Dragon leaves the Lonely Mountain, the people of Lake-town see a threat coming. Orcs, dwarves, elves and people prepare for war. Bilbo sees Thorin going mad and tries to help. Meanwhile, Gandalf is rescued from the Necromancer's prison and his rescuers realize who the Necromancer is.

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Witness the defining chapter of the Middle-Earth saga. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for extended sequences of intense fantasy action violence, and frightening images | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$250,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$54,724,334 (USA) (19 December 2014)

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$255,108,370 (USA) (27 March 2015)
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Trivia

When Tauriel and Legolas arrive in Gundabad and she questions him about what is beyond the fortress, he answers: "An ancient enemy". This enemy is the Witch-King of Angmar, leader of the Nazgul. Angmar was the kingdom that existed beyond Gundabad. The word means "house of iron". See more »

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When Galdalf is seen horseback loping, the 3 beat footfall of the horse and Galdalf's up and down motion are not aligned properly. The footfall of the horse would be when Gandalf is down, not up as in the movie. See more »

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[Bard walks up to a destroyed entrance of Erebor]
Thorin Oakenshield: [slides into view] I am listening.
Bard: On behalf of the people of Laketown, I ask that you honor your pledge. A share of the treasure so that they might rebuild their lives.
Thorin Oakenshield: I will not trade with any man while an armed host lies before my door.
Bard: That armed host will attack this mountain if we do not come to terms.
Thorin Oakenshield: Your threats do not sway me.
Bard: [after a short pause] What of your conscience? Does it not tell you our cause is just? My people offered you ...
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The film's opening title is divided into two parts: "The Hobbit" appears at the beginning of the film, and after Smaug's death "The Battle of the Five Armies" appears. See more »

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The Last Goodbye
Written by Billy Boyd, Philippa Boyens and Fran Walsh
Performed by Billy Boyd
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Something that rhymes with Hobbit, starts with SH
20 December 2014 | by (Nis) – See all my reviews

The third part of the trilogy (?!) is by far the worst ever movie inspired, if inspire is the word to be used in any relation to this movie, by a Talkien book.

If Peter did it for money - I understand. I hope he is happy for taking the money from people earning 250 EUR per month in my country, and that is with the story which is about how gold eventually corrupts everything. In a way, he proved the point, didn't he?

But, if Peter truly believes that THIS was the Hobbit, than something is seriously wrong with his reading and directing skills.

Hollywood at its worst, 144 minutes of violence based on anti-war children book. Could there be a bigger nonsense than this?!

Fortunatelly, this gives an opportunity for someone to make a good Hobbit movie soon.


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