The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Director: Peter Jackson Cast: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage
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Overview

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) joins Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and a band of dwarves led by the brave Thorin (Richard Armitage) on a treacherous quest to reclaim their mountain home from the fierce dragon Smaug in this epic fantasy adventure adapted from J.R.R. Tolkien's beloved novel by the creative forces behind the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Long before Frodo Baggins (Elijah Wood) made his arduous journey to Mordor, his brave uncle Bilbo embarked on an adventure for the ages. Bilbo's story gets under way when the great wizard Gandalf appears at his front gate with a most unusual offer. Displaced from their massive fortress in the Lonely Mountain by Smaug - a greedy dragon who coveted their gold - a community of noble dwarves were decimated by a surprise attack by monstrous orcs, whose dreaded leader the Pale Orc slew their king in a gruesome battle. Now, Thorin, the descendent of the king, is determined to reclaim his mountain kingdom for his people. Together with a fearless team of dwarves, Thorin and Gandalf recruit Bilbo to aid them in their quest since Hobbits have the unique ability to go undetected when they wish to. Before Bilbo, Gandalf, and the dwarves can reach The Lonely Mountain and defeat Smaug, however, they'll have to contend with trolls, goblins, stone giants, Gollum (Andy Serkis), and even the dreaded Pale Orc himself. Peter Jackson directs a screenplay he co-penned with Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, and Guillermo del Toro.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/19/2013
UPC: 0794043165368
Original Release: 2012
Source: New Line Home Video
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen, Color]
Sound: [Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 2:49:00
Sales rank: 6,979

Special Features

Includes 10 production videos: embark on your own journey behind the camera with director Peter Jackson as he personally guides you through the adventure of creating The Hobbit. Join him from the start of production and visit Hobbiton, go on location, see how Jackson pushed the boundaries of filmmaking and walk the red carpter in 10 comprehensive video blogs he created especially for fans

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ian McKellen Gandalf
Martin Freeman Bilbo
Richard Armitage Thorin
Ken Stott Balin
Graham McTavish Dwalin
William Kircher Bifur,Tom Troll
James Nesbitt Bofur
Stephen Hunter Bombur
Dean O'Gorman Fili
Aidan Turner Kili
John Callen Oin
Peter Hambleton Gloin,William Troll
Jed Brophy Nori
Mark Hadlow Dori,Bert Troll
Adam Brown Ori
Ian Holm Old Bilbo
Elijah Wood Frodo
Hugo Weaving Elrond
Cate Blanchett Galadriel
Christopher Lee Saruman
Andy Serkis Gollum
Sylvester McCoy Radagast
Barry Humphries Great Goblin
Jeffrey Thomas Thror
Mike Mizrahi Thrain
Lee Pace Thranduil
Manu Bennett Azog
Conan Stevens Bolg
John Rawls Yazneg
Stephen Ure Fimbul,Grinnah
Timothy Bartlett Master Worrywart
Bret McKenzie Lindir
Kiran Shah Goblin Scribe
Benedict Cumberbatch Necromancer
Glenn Boswell Dwarf Miner
Thomas Robins Young Thrain

Technical Credits
Peter Jackson Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Carolyn Blackwood Executive Producer
Scott Boland Casting
Philippa Boyens Co-producer,Screenwriter
Victoria Burrows Casting
Carolynne Cunningham Asst. Director,Producer
Weta Digital Animator
Matthew Dravitzki Associate Producer
Toby Emmerich Executive Producer
David Farmer Sound/Sound Designer
Guillermo del Toro Consultant/advisor,Screenwriter
Simon Harding Camera Operator
Dan Hennah Production Designer
Alan Horn Executive Producer
Amy Hubbard Casting
John Hubbard Casting
Tory Johnson Sound Mixer
Ken Kamins Executive Producer
Peter King Makeup
Andrew Lesnie Cinematographer
M*A*C Makeup
Ann Maskrey Costumes/Costume Designer
Brian Massey Art Director
Andy McLaren Art Director
Cameron McLean Camera Operator
Brad Mill Art Director
Eileen Moran Co-producer
Liz Mullane Casting
Terry Notary Choreography
Jabez Olssen Editor
Miranda Rivers Casting
Ann Robinson Casting
Howard Shore Score Composer
Richard Taylor Costumes/Costume Designer
Amanda Walker Associate Producer
Fran Walsh Producer,Screenwriter
Zane Weiner Producer
Weta Workshop Ltd. Makeup Special Effects
Dave Whitehead Sound/Sound Designer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
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29. Scene 29
30. Scene 30
31. Scene 31
32. Scene 32

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 19 reviews.
JerriNicci More than 1 year ago
I loved both the extra footage and the behind the scenes features. The menus are tastefully designed, although I did find the main menu screen intro to be just a little disorienting. The product comes in a beautiful case that looks like a book, with a holographic 3-D picture on the front. The only issue I have with the case is that the picture is on the wrong side for a book, but this was most likely done because most people are right-handed and would take the case off the shelf with their right hand and remove the inner casing from the cover with their left. If you want the 5-disc either as a Collector's item or because you enjoy watching behind the scenes footage, make sure you get this product! Any other listing, either on Barnes and Noble or another site, with a different product code is probably the 2-disc version. If you want the extended version, but don't care for the behind the scenes stuff and want to save money, I recommend you get the 2-disc.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a great movie, and I am so happy I finally found this particular version. Couldn't find it hardly any place else.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Everything and more than expected for a wonderful movie.
SleepDreamWrite More than 1 year ago
I mean I like that we got see Middle Earth again. But as for the movie it was good, but not as good but still have its moments. Love the locations and music, etc.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Amazing
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I bought this for all of the extras. That was the first part I watched, all nine hours! I thought they were wonderful!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Will definitely buy the Desolation of Smaug extended version with the CDs on how it was made.
Motowmgirl More than 1 year ago
For any Tolkien fan or for that matter any fan of fantasy and good story telling this is a movie to see.
Sybil625 More than 1 year ago
This is the director's cut, or expanded edition, with some extra scenes as well as the documentary discs - always good. Tolkien + Jackson = some really excellent entertainment.
jj_ohio More than 1 year ago
The additional scenes were a good addition. Though the movie certainly does not stay true to the book and takes liberties with the screenplay, it is an enjoyable trip to Middle Earth. Haven't looked at all the extras with this multi-dvd yet, but seem to be a nice bonus for either simple movie fans or regular LOTR fans. Yes, The Hobbit is not part of the Tolkien's trilogy, but it the foundation for those epics. Though I prefer the books and Tolkien's verbal imagery, this movie and I hope the installments to follow are well worth watching and being swept into Middle Earth.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great for everyone, fan of the books or not.
Flucky More than 1 year ago
Great introduction to the world of Hobbits, Hobbitown, dwarfs, wizards, elfs and goblins. I didn't think Jackson could pull it off but he did.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I am a huge Lord of the Rings fan. I own all three extend version and this first one in the trilogy does not disappoint. I still have not quite figure out all of the new/extended scenes yet.
Gandalf-The-Grey More than 1 year ago
Even MORE enjoyable than the standard edition!
joet37382013 More than 1 year ago
Best Movie Since The Lord Of The Rings
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EGHunter01 More than 1 year ago
Review title: Gory Grand Adventure. The protagonist is not prepared for the grand and gory adventure he is undertaking. Along the way he meets some challenges that assist him to empathize with those that have asked for his help. If you enjoy violence and gore you are sure to be attracted to this storyline, it has plenty of guts and gore to keep you at the edge of your seat; this is not for the faint of heart. You will join the protagonists and his newly acquired quote, unquote friends on a memorable adventure. The characters are so life like it with frighten you.