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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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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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Witness the defining chapter of the Middle-Earth saga. 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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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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Billy Jackson: A Lake-town refugee who stabs an Orc during the battle. See more »

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Bard picks up a quiver full of arrows and runs atop roofs to the bell tower. When he grabs the arrows from the quiver, there are only four. See more »

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Thorin Oakenshield: [calling down the hall, from the armory to Bilbo] Master Baggins, come here.
[Bilbo tentatively wanders over]
Thorin Oakenshield: You're going to need this.
[Thorin holds up the mithril shirt - the same one Bilbo gave Frodo in Fellowship of the Ring]
Thorin Oakenshield: Put it on.
[Bilbo takes it and slips it on over his shirt]
Thorin Oakenshield: This vest is made of silver steel. Mithril, it was called by my forebears. No blade can pierce it.
Bilbo Baggins: [laughing slightly at how he looks] I look absurd! I'm not a warrior, I'm a Hobbit.
Thorin Oakenshield: It is a gift. A token of our ...
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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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Follows The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) 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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Something that rhymes with Hobbit, starts with SH
20 December 2014 | by 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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