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After successfully crossing over (and under) the Misty Mountains, Thorin and Company must seek aid from a powerful stranger before taking on the dangers of Mirkwood Forest--without their Wizard. If they reach the human settlement of Lake-town it will be time for the hobbit Bilbo Baggins to fulfill his contract with the dwarves. The party must complete the journey to Lonely Mountain and burglar Baggins must seek out the Secret Door that will give them access to the hoard of the dragon Smaug. And, where has Gandalf got off to? And what is his secret business to the south?Written by
In the original screenplay, Bofur was supposed to be part of the group that accompanies Thorin and Bilbo to the Lonely Mountain. However, James Nesbitt had to return to the UK to work on another project, so the script was re-written to accommodate his schedule. See more »
Some dwarves, like Bofur, share one or two of Beorn's ponies with another dwarf. When they gallop to Mirkwood, each dwarf has a pony. See more »
There is no King Under the Mountain, nor will there ever be!
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Sure, the book is OK, but I can do better, said Jackson
...he rewrote the story, and he failed miserably.
All the substance and the beauty of the book, cut out, and replaced with mindless, fast moving action scenes, - which we could see in any silly Hollywood action movie. How sad.
New characters, dialogs and plot twists are introduced constantly. Existing characters (those from the actual book) are bastardized and dumb down to the level, where there're hardly recognizable, and impossible to relate to.
I couldn't wait for the movie to end, and left cinema disappointed, almost in disbelieve that what I saw, was actually The Hobbit. The first part wasn't too bad, and it could be a nice trilogy, like the LOTR was, but I'm afraid this one, ruined the whole thing. I have no desire whatsoever to see the third one.
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