The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

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Directed By Peter Jackson Peter Jackson Starring Martin Freeman Martin Freeman  •  Ian McKellen Ian McKellen  •  Richard Armitage Richard Armitage  •  Luke Evans Luke Evans  •  Benedict Cumberbatch Benedict Cumberbatch Genres Adventure  •  Based-on-20th-Century-Literature  •  Epic  •  Fantasy Adventure  •  Fantasy  •  Sword-and-Sorcery Studios &
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The Lord of the Rings  •  Academy Award Nominated  •  New Line Cinema  •  MTV Movie Award for Best Movie Nominated  •  86th Academy Awards Nominated  •  Empire Award for Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy Winning
Release Info 2013-12-02T00:00:00Z December 2, 2013
Color  •  161 minutes PG13 Rated PG13
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Comments (8)

 
joshua528491

joshua528491 on 12/16/2013 Reply  · 

I absolutely loved this film. The action was awesome, Smaug was awesome and menacing, it's darker and faster-paced than the previous instalment, Legolas and Tauriel were fantastic, more is at stake and overall, it was an incredibly entertaining piece of cinema. Some people and critics are still complaining about the film. That's fair enough, but for me, this was a fantastic film! It now happily sits in my top 5 favourite films, right behind The Lord of the Rings, which I didn't expect!

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joshua528491

joshua528491 on 12/17/2013 Reply  · 

Actually, I decided to remove both Hobbit films from my Flickchart and from my top 20 films because I want to wait until There and Back Again comes out next year so I can view the trilogy as a whole, just like I did with The Lord of the Rings. Otherwise, I still love both those films!

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kookio

kookio on 1/3/2014 Reply  · 

Orlando Bloom, Evangeline Lilly, Cate Blanchett, Lee Pace & Stephen Fry were also in this.

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SLionsCricket02

SLionsCricket02 on 4/20/2014 Reply  · 

Cate Blanchett?

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JRM

JRM on 5/9/2014 Reply  · 

Very good and better than the first, but nowhere on the same level as the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

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AngieRomero

AngieRomero on 11/25/2014 Reply  · 

The first movie is better. I wonder what would have happened, if Jackson managed to the first and second movie into one three hour movie, then go with The Battle of the five Armies. I'm sure the outcome would have been better.

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ChrisFilm85

ChrisFilm85 on 7/15/2021 Reply  · 

Easily the best of the trilogy.

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JimmyMcGill

JimmyMcGill on Aug 27 Reply  · 

A bit too long but overall a satisfying movie.

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