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PG-13| 2 hr. 40 min.

Plot Summary
Having survived the first part of their unsettling journey, Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) and his companions (Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage) continue east. More dangers await them, including the skin-changer Beorn and the giant spiders of Milkwood. After escaping capture by the dangerous Wood Elves, Bilbo and the dwarves journey to Lake-town and, finally, to the Lonely Mountain, where they face the greatest danger of all: the fearsome dragon Smaug (Benedict Cumberbatch).

Cast: Ian McKellen , Martin Freeman , Richard Armitage , Benedict Cumberbatch , Evangeline Lilly , Lee Pace , Luke Evans , Ken Stott

Director: Peter Jackson

Genres: Fantasy, Adventure

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug (2013)

Release Date: December 13th, 2013|2 hr. 40 min.

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fan reviews ( 36 )
  • 63
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    But, oh, that dragon. I'd endure another slog through Middle-Earth just to spend more time with Smaug. show more

  • 25
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Results are all that matter, and the result here is that The Desolation of Smaug fails in almost every way, as a story, as an adventure, as a piece of art direction and as a visual spectacle. show more

  • 50
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    When it's not stalled on silly, it falls into slog territory. show more

  • April 21, 2014 bt00000000068120
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    it was very good i just hated the ending on how they left ya hanging the way they did but it does leave suspense for the next movie

  • February 22, 2014 cdavecrz
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    If you don't enjoy this type of movie, I expect you wouldn't go,, but if you do,, above average. I enjoyed it.

  • January 24, 2014 wj00000000178724
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    Can\'t wait for the next installment.

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The Associated Press on Dec 29th, 2013 1:10PM

Warner Bros. JESSICA HERNDON, AP Film Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) - Over the bustling post-Christmas weekend, Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" continued to lead the box office,...

Ian McKellen Surprises Fans at Midnight Screening of 'Desolation of Smaug' (VIDEO)

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Katie Roberts on Dec 17th, 2013 5:00PM

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  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

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  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

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