Want to behold the glory that is 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' in the comfort of your own home? Hunting down a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or view the Peter Jackson-directed movie via subscription can be difficult, so we here at Moviefone want to take the pressure off.
We've listed a number of streaming and cable services - including rental, purchase, and subscription choices - along with the availability of 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' on each platform. Now, before we get into the nitty-gritty of how you can watch 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' right now, here are some details about the Warner Bros. Pictures fantasy flick.
Released December 13, 2013, 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' stars Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Benedict Cumberbatch. The PG-13 movie has a runtime of about 2 hr 40 min, and received a score of 66 (out of 100) on Metacritic, which compiled reviews from 44 respected critics.
Interested in knowing what the movie's about? Here's the plot: "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)."