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

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$250,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$255,108,370 (USA) (27 March 2015)
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Ruby Ashbourne Serkis: As a scared girl aboard a boat in Lake-town, who tries to escape from the town. See more »

Goofs

Towards the end of the movie, the following conversation takes place between Thranduil and his son, Legolas: Thranduil: Go to the North. Meet with the Dunedain. There is a young Ranger among them. His father, Arathorn, was a good man. His son may grow to be a great one. Legolas: What is his name? Thranduil: He is known in the wild as Strider. His true name, you must discover for yourself.

But at that time, as we read about in Appendix B of The Return of the King, Strider (who is actually Aragorn II, son of Arathorn II, and later King Elessar) is a young boy living in Rivendell. Aragorn was born in Third Age 2931, and after the death of his father was cared for by Elrond in Rivendell. There he was given the name Estel (Elvish for "hope"). It would not be until Aragorn was 20 (T.A. 2951) that Elrond would reveal to him his lineage and name. After that "Aragorn goes out into the Wild" and gains the name Strider. The Battle of the Five Armies took place in the year T.A. 2941, when Aragorn was only ten years old, ten years before he would become Strider. See more »

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Gandalf: Don't underestimate the evil of gold.
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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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