The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

2012 film directed by Peter Jackson

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is a 2012 epic fantasy and adventure movie. It is the first part of the Hobbit trilogy.

The Hobbit:
An Unexpected Journey
Directed byPeter Jackson
Written by
Based onAn Unexpected Journey
by J.R.R. Tolkien
Produced by
  • Carolynne Cunningham
  • Zane Weiner
  • Peter Jackson
  • Fran Walsh
CinematographyAndrew Lesnie
Edited byJabez Olseen
Music byHoward Shore
Distributed byNew Line Cinema
Release date
  • 14 December 2012 (2012-12-14)
Running time
169 minutes
  • New Zealand
  • United States
Budget$200–315 million
Box office$1.017 million

The movie took in over $1 billion overall. The film was followed in 2013 by The Desolation of Smaug and in 2014 by The Battle of the Five Armies.

Plot change

Bilbo Baggins gets a request from Gandalf to go on a journey. Later that night, a group of dwarves visited Bilbo's house.

Cast change

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