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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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middle earth | orc | hobbit | elf | army | See All (277) »

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Genres:

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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: The Battle of the Five Armies 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

Sir Christopher Lee reappears as Saruman, and it is his final time in the role. The film takes place sixty years prior to The Lord of the Rings trilogy. The role of Saruman the White is similar to Sir Christopher Lee's role in the Star Wars prequels. Count Dooku, a former Jedi Knight, who turned to the Dark Side, and became apprentice to the evil Sith Lord Darth Sidious. See more »

Goofs

When Thorin and Company finally decide to fight in the battle, they break the barrier that blocks the entrance with a giant gold bell. In one scene the bell is shown breaking the barrier and the bell swings out again. When a front view of the door is shown, the bell is no longer there and has disappeared. See more »

Quotes

Dain: [when he sees another army approaching] Oh, COME ON!
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits are accompanied by sketches of people/locations from across the Hobbit trilogy. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Filmbarátok Podcast: Episode #1.64 (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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User Reviews

 
IMDb-Ratings mean nothing to me now .. its official
23 December 2014 | by osmswftSee all my reviews

In which universe is this a 1-star-movie ... This was one of the best films ever made .. its for sure in my top 15 list .. I am really tired of people complaining about very stupid things ... they will now complain about my English for sure ...

For me, the CGI is very well done .. I don't know in which theater did you see it .. but in mine it was great .. have you ever seen someone walking on ice in real life before?? .. its exactly the same way it looked in the film ..

I saw the movie twice and the second time was even more enjoyable .. planing to see it again this week .. I am a big fan of LOTR and I knew the the Hobbit will not be as perfect as LOTR .. This actually helped me enjoying the movies and they are still better than 90% of the recent movies .. Peter Jackson is the best director and no one could have done better work than he did .. Stop blaming him for everything ..

I once believed in the IMDb-Ratings but after seeing those reviews, I made a second thought .. I can understand people giving 8 or even 7 stars but 1 star??? how can any one take your opinion seriously after that?


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