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The Hobbit. The desolation of Smaug / New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures present ; a Wingnut Films production ; directed by Peter Jackson ; screenplay by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson & Gillermo del Toro ; produced by Carolynne Cunningham, Zane Weiner, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson.

Jackson, Peter, 1961- film director. (Added Author). Walsh, Fran, 1959- screenwriter. (Added Author). Boyens, Philippa, screenwriter. (Added Author). Del Toro, Guillermo, 1964- screenwriter. (Added Author). Cunningham, Carolynne, producer. (Added Author). Weiner, Zane, producer. (Added Author). Freeman, Martin, 1971- actor. (Added Author). McKellen, Ian, actor. (Added Author). Blanchett, Cate, 1969- actor. (Added Author). Nesbitt, James, 1965- actor. (Added Author). Bloom, Orlando, 1977- actor. (Added Author). Lilly, Evangeline, 1979- actor. (Added Author). Stott, Ken, 1955- actor. (Added Author). Armitage, Richard, 1971- actor. (Added Author). Cumberbatch, Benedict, 1976- actor. (Added Author). Pace, Lee, 1979- actor. (Added Author). Evans, Luke, 1979- actor. (Added Author). Fry, Stephen, 1957- actor. (Added Author). McCoy, Sylvester, 1943- actor. (Added Author). Turner, Aidan, 1983- actor. (Added Author). McTavish, Graham, actor. (Added Author). Kircher, William, actor. (Added Author). Tolkien, J.R.R., (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973 The hobbit. (Added Author). New Line Cinema Corporation. (Added Author). Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures. (Added Author). WingNut Films (Firm) (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm), film distributor. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (161 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 inches.
  • Publisher: Burbank, California : Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., [2014]

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General Note: Title from disc surface.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.
Based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Andrew Lesnie ; edited by Jabez Olssen ; music composed by Howard Shore.
Participant or Performer Note: Ian McKellen, Cate Blanchett, James Nesbitt, Orlando Bloom, Evangeline Lilly, Ken Stott, Martin Freeman, Stephen Fry, Lee Pace, Benedict Cumberbatch, Sylvester McCoy, Richard Armitage, Aidan Turner, Luke Evans, Graham McTavish, William Kircher.
Summary, etc.: After successfully crossing over (and under) the Misty Mountains, Thorin and Company must seek aid from a powerful stranger before taking on the dangers of Mirkwood Forest--without their Wizard. If they reach the human settlement of Lake-town it will be time for the hobbit Bilbo Baggins to fulfill his contract with the dwarves. The party must complete the journey to Lonely Mountain and burglar Baggins must seek out the Secret Door that will give them access to the hoard of the dragon Smaug. And, where has Gandalf got off to? And what is his secret business to the south?
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG-13; for extended sequences of intense fantasy action violence, and frightening images.
System Details Note: DVD, Widescreen, region 1; Dolby Digital .
Language Note: Language tracks in English, French and Spanish with optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish.
Subject: Middle Earth (Imaginary place) > Drama.
Baggins, Bilbo (Fictitous character) > Drama.
Hobbits (Fictitious characters) > Drama.
Wizards > Drama.
Dwarfs > Drama.
Genre: Fantasy films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Science fiction films.

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