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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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Peter Jackson

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Fran Walsh (screenplay), Philippa Boyens (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ian McKellen ... Gandalf
Martin Freeman ... Bilbo
Richard Armitage ... Thorin
Ken Stott ... Balin
Graham McTavish ... Dwalin
William Kircher ... Bifur
James Nesbitt ... Bofur
Stephen Hunter ... Bombur
Dean O'Gorman ... Fili
Aidan Turner ... Kili
John Callen ... Oin
Peter Hambleton ... Gloin
Jed Brophy ... Nori
Mark Hadlow ... Dori
Adam Brown ... Ori
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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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Plot Keywords:

middle earth | orc | hobbit | elf | army | See All (278) »

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

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Adventure | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

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Country:

New Zealand | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 December 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Hobbit: There and Back Again See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$250,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$54,724,334, 12 December 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$255,119,788

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$956,019,788
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Extended Edition)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the beginning of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), Gandalf tells Frodo that he was barely involved. While true, Sir Ian McKellen still holds top billing for in all three movies Gandalf is hardly involved in. See more »

Goofs

A tower falls over and becomes a bridge. When a tower goes over more than ten degrees it will fall over and become a pile of stones. It is impossible for it to rotate 180 degrees and become a self-supporting bridge. See more »

Quotes

[Thranduil's army of Mirkwood Elves arrives in Dale]
Bard: My lord Thranduil. We did not look to see you here.
Thranduil: I heard you needed aid.
[a carriage full of food approaches and the citizens of Lake-town rush to the carriage in relief]
Bard: You have saved us. I do not know how to thank you.
Thranduil: Your gratitude is misplaced. I did not come on your behalf. I've came to reclaim something of mine.
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Crazy Credits

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 »

Alternate Versions

2015 Extended Edition Blu-ray contains twenty minutes additional footage, including more graphic violence, increasing the run-time to 164 minutes. Due to the extra amount of violence, this version has been rated R by the MPAA. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Cargo: Cast and Crew Q&A (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

The Last Goodbye
Written by Billy Boyd, Philippa Boyens and Fran Walsh
Performed by Billy Boyd
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User Reviews

 
Epic and a groundbreaking finale
4 December 2014 | by priyamunshi2014See all my reviews

The movie got plot, action, emotions and above all the panorama of all the other middle earth movies. Martin is great, Richard is amazing as Thorin and every character has performed greatly. A fitting and a worthy bridge between the hobbit and the lord of the rings franchise with an epic and a thrilling battle sequence finish. Here comes The biggest blockbuster this year which is going to revolutionize film making. Watch it in the HFR rate, it is more spectacular and hold the audience to the edge of their seats. Botfa will serve both the fans and others as it got everything a movie must have even though it is high in action. The chemistry between actors is also spot on.


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