The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
- US/New Zealand
- 144 min
- Directed by: Peter Jackson
- Written by: Fran Walsh (screenplay), Philippa Boyens (screenplay), Peter Jackson (screenplay), Guillermo del Toro (screenplay), J. R. R. Tolkien (novel)
- Cast: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Andy Serkis, Benedict Cumberbatch, Graham McTavish, Ken Stott, Hugo Weaving, James Nesbitt, Luke Evans, Stephen Fry, Billy Connolly, Evangeline Lilly, Christopher Lee, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Elijah Wood
- UK release: 12 December 2014
Smaug's on the rampage, Thorin is consumed with greed and war breaks out. The final instalment of Jackson's Middle-earth adventures features moments of spirited action and some terrific performances, but like the other Hobbit films it pales in comparison to the episodes of the previous trilogy.
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies8 Dec 2014
Peter Jackson's Middle-earth saga closes in sporadically spectacular style
Following on directly from The Desolation of Smaug, Peter Jackson kicks straight into the action with the final installment of The Hobbit trilogy. This sad farewell to the dwarves, wizards, elves and other inhabitants of Middle-earth provides grand…
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (trailer)
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