UK release date:
13th December 2013
Institutions behind the film's production and distribution:
New Line Cinema,
Warner Bros. - Worldwide:
-Warner Bros. Entertainment (2013) (Canada) (theatrical)
-Warner Bros. (2013) (Germany) (theatrical)
-Warner Bros. (2014) (Japan) (theatrical)
-Warner Bros. (2013) (Netherlands) (theatrical)
-Warner Bros. (2013) (Singapore) (theatrical)
-Warner Bros. (2013) (USA) (theatrical)
Cocinsa (2013) (Nicaragua) (theatrical)
Forum Hungary (2013) (Hungary) (theatrical)
Film production budget:
$250,000,000 by MGM and New Line Cinema.
Nationality of the film:
Kind of production:
Big budget Hollywood blockbuster.
Connections with other films:
'The Hobbit: An unexpected journey' was the first of the franchise.
Benedict Cumberbatch - as Smaug/The Necromancer
Martin Freeman - as Bilbo Baggins
Ian McKellen - as Gandalf
Christopher Lee - as Saruman
Andy Serkis - as Gollum
Orlando Bloom - as Legolas
Cate Blanchett - as Galadriel
Stephen Fry - as the Master of Laketown
Richard Armitage - as Thorin Oakenshield
It is the continuation of the adventure of 'The Hobbit: An unexpected journey' as they begin on a quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, with the many fantastical creautres that they come across and also the ring which comes into Biolbo's possession. They must defeat the dragon Smaug.
Followers of the first film, later trilogy (The Lord of the Rings) and the books will enjoy this film, but also those, of all ages, who love fantasy and adventure.
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