The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Director: Peter Jackson
Writers: Fran Wales, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Guillermo del Toro, J. R. R. Tolkien
Cast: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Ken Stott, Graham McTavish, James Nesbitt, Dean O’Gorman / Aidan Turner / Hugo Weaving / Cate Blanchett / Andy Serkis / Sylvester McCoy / Christopher Lee / Elijah Wood / Ian Howe M / Lee Pace / …Collapse
Region: USA / New Zealand
Release: 2013-02-22 (Mainland China) / 2012-11-28 (New Zealand premiere) / 2012-12-14 (USA)
Series:  The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Length: 169 minutes / 182 minutes (extended version)
Also known as: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Hong Kong) / The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Taiwan) / The Hobbit: Part 1 / The Lord of the Rings: The Hobbit (Part 1)
Rating: IMDB 7.8 / Rotten Tomatoes 64%
Erbor, the last dwarf kingdom in Middle-earth, is majestic, majestic and majestic. The old king Thor accumulated a lot of wealth, but attracted the coveted and poisoned by the evil dragon Smaug, which eventually led to the fall of the city. Many years later, the gray robe wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen) finds Frodo’s uncle, the Hobbit Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman Martin John C. Freeman). Invite him to join an expedition composed of 13 dwarves. It turns out that Smaug has not been heard for many years, and the dwarf prince Sorin (Richard Armitage Richard Armitage), who bears the hatred of his family and country, hopes to take this opportunity to regain his homeland. After some consideration, Baggins decided to join. What he didn’t expect was that the expedition was full of disasters and disasters. The ghosts of the pale orcs and their minions who had a deep hatred with Thorin were still there, and there were countless dangers created by ogres and stone men. During the journey, Baggins also accidentally obtained an important treasure that will affect the entire Middle-earth in the future…
The film is based on the original novel of the same name by J.R.R. Tolkien.
“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” is a 2012 epic fantasy adventure film directed by Peter Jackson and the first installment in a three-part film adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s novel “The Hobbit.” The movie follows the journey of Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit who is recruited by a group of dwarves and Gandalf the wizard to reclaim their homeland from the dragon Smaug. The film stars Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins, Ian McKellen as Gandalf, and Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield.
The film explores themes of bravery, loyalty, and the power of storytelling. It also touches on issues of greed, sacrifice, and the consequences of war.
The movie received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising the film’s stunning visual effects and epic scope, while others criticized the film for being too long and bloated. Despite this, it was a commercial success, grossing over $1 billion worldwide.
“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” is known for its incredible visual effects and breathtaking landscapes. It also features memorable performances by the talented cast, including Andy Serkis as Gollum and Sylvester McCoy as Radagast the Brown. The film sets the stage for the larger story to come and remains a favorite among fans of the Tolkien universe.