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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Gandalf
... Bilbo
... Thorin
... Balin
... Dwalin
... Bifur
... Bofur
... Bombur
... Fili
... Kili
... Oin
... Gloin
... Nori
... Dori
... 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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The epic conclusion to 'The Hobbit' trilogy. 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:

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies  »

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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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Trivia

Hayden J. Weal: A somber villager who survived the destruction of Lake-town. See more »

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Gandalf rides to Dale with only his sword on his right side. When he arrives in Dale, he has his staff as well, with his sword on his left side. See more »

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[last lines]
[Bilbo hears a knocking at his door]
Old Bilbo: No, thank you! We don't want any more visitors, well-wishers, or distant relations!
Gandalf: What about very old friends?
[a pleased Bilbo goes to greet Gandalf]
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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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Referenced in Atop the Fourth Wall: The Hobbit #2 (2014) 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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Tolkien will haunt Peter Jackson
10 December 2014 | by See all my reviews

If you haven't read The Hobbit and/or if you like the first two movies: I envy you of sorts...

If someone had told me some years ago that I would consider walking out from a Tolkien movie opening night, I would have slapped them with a cod. Or a salmon. The Hobbit trilogy is crap.

It's little more than a long list of invented battles and love stories to attract a widest possible audience, as well as loads of idiotic storyline to make the story slide into the Lord of the Rings movies as smooth as an Elven ass.

I understand that some adaption is required from book to screen, but when dealing with a book more or less only surpassed by the Bible and the IKEA catalogue, one should tread carefully.

Do yourself a favor. Read the book. Let your mind be the big screen.


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