The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

2014 epic fantasy adventure film directed by Peter Jackson

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is a 2014 action, fantasy and adventure movie. It is about the dwarves and Bilbo having accidentally released the dragon Smaug. Bard the Bowman breaks out of prison and fights Smaug. Lee Pace plays Thranduil. Orlando Bloom plays Legolas. Evangeline Lilly plays Tauriel. Christopher Lee plays Saruman. Hugo Weaving plays Elrond. Cate Blanchett plays Galadriel.

The Hobbit:
The Battle of the Five Armies
Directed byPeter Jackson
Produced by
  • Carolynne Cunningham
  • Zane Weiner
  • Peter Jackson
  • Fran Walsh
Written by
Music byHoward Shore
CinematographyAndrew Lesnie
Edited byJabez Olssen
Distributed byNew Line Cinema
Release date
  • December 17, 2014 (2014-12-17)
Running time
144 minutes
  • New Zealand
  • United States
Budget$250-300 million
Box office$956 million

The movie took in over $939 million overall. It got very positive reviews from critics.


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