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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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Rated PG-13 for extended sequences of intense fantasy action violence, and frightening images | See all certifications »

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Box Office

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$250,000,000 (estimated)

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€1,848,828 (Netherlands) (14 December 2014)

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$255,119,788 (USA)
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Trivia

This movie marks the third time Sting, Bilbo's silver sword, is featured in the theatrical poster alongside the title character, following The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013), thus making its appearance more than key characters of the trilogy, Gandalf The Grey and Thorin Oakenshield, who were only seen in the poster of the second installment. It is also seen used by Frodo on the poster for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), meaning it has appeared on four posters in the whole franchise. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning when Bard escapes his cell in Laketown by using rope tied at one end to the bars on the window of his cell and at the other end a loop to catch the hook on the back of the Master's boat which is passing underneath, Watch carefully, the first tug that bends the bars happens before the rope is pulled tight by the hook on the back of boat. See more »

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Bard: Will you have peace, or war?
Thorin Oakenshield: I will have war!
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The closing credits are accompanied by sketches of people/locations from across the Hobbit trilogy. See more »

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The Last Goodbye
Written by Billy Boyd, Philippa Boyens and Fran Walsh
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Something that rhymes with Hobbit, starts with SH
20 December 2014 | by (Nis) – 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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