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The Hobbit [videorecording]: An Unexpected Journey

New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures present ; a Wingnut Films production ; produced by Carolynne Cunningham ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Fran Walsh ... [et al.] ; directed by Peter Jackson
Video; DVD
The first chapter in Peter Jackson's new epic trilogy set in Middle Earth 60 years before J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the rings saga. Follow Bilbo Baggins as he's swept into a quest to reclaim the Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug. Approached by the wizard Gandalf, Bilbo joins a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior Thorin Oakenshield. Along the way they face many dangers; Bilbo meets Gollum and takes possession of the 'One ring.' Includes bonus features.
Peter Jackson
Ian McKellen, Cate Blanchett, Hugo Weaving, James Nesbitt, Ken Stott, Martin Freeman, Andy Serkis, Richard Armitage, Aidan Turner.
Release Date
Run Time
169 min.
In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish, with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish ; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
MPAA rating: PG-13; for extended sequences of intense fantasy action violence, and frightening images
  • Based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien.
  • DVD release of the 2012 motion picture.
  • Special features: 10 production videos; trailers.
Variant Title
Unexpected journey
Related Title
Hobbit, an unexpected journey (Motion picture)
2-disc special ed
Music, Howard Shore ; editor, Jabez Olssen ; director of photography, Andrew Lesnie.
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2013.
Publisher no.
  • 3000049341 Warner Home Video
  • 3000049340 Warner Home Video
2 videodiscs (169 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD ; widescreen (16x9) presentation ; dual-layer format ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
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