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“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman), Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town. Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo’s frantic attempts to make him see reason drive the Hobbit towards a desperate and dangerous choice. But there are even greater dangers ahead. Unseen by any but the Wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen), the great enemy Sauron has sent forth legions of Orcs in a stealth attack upon the Lonely Mountain. As darkness converges on their escalating conflict, the races of Dwarves, Elves and Men must decide – unite or be destroyed. Bilbo finds himself fighting for his life and the lives of his friends in the epic Battle of the Five Armies, as the future of Middle-earth hangs in the balance.

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

Director: Peter Jackson

Genres: Fantasy, Adventure

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)

Release Date: December 17th, 2014

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Get Ready for War With the 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' Trailer (VIDEO)

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Jenni Miller on Aug 6th, 2014 3:45PM

The teaser trailer for the last film in Peter Jackson's sprawling "Hobbit" trilogy is here, and, if you haven't seen it, it's serious business. Martin Freeman stars as Bilbo Baggins, the lovely little...

Things Look Very Grim in the 'Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' Trailer (VIDEO)

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Katie Roberts on Jul 28th, 2014 5:00PM

The first trailer for "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" proves that while Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) and his friends may have reclaimed the dwarves' homeland from the dragon Smaug...

The Third 'Hobbit' Movie Has a New Subtitle: 'The Battle of the Five Armies'

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Apr 24th, 2014 12:30PM

For the longest time, the third film in the trilogy of "Hobbit" movies was called "The Hobbit: There and Back Again." But as one lowly hobbit goes from being a Shire-dwelling nobody to a heroic leader...

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