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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

The name Battle of Five Armies refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Battle of Five Armies (disambiguation).
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
DirectorPeter Jackson[1]
Andy Serkis (Second Unit Director)[2]
ProducerPeter Jackson
Fran Walsh
Carolynne Cunningham
Philippa Boyens (Co-Producer)
Ken Kamins (Executive Producer)
Zane Weiner (Executive Producer)[1]
WriterGuillermo del Toro
Peter Jackson
Fran Walsh
Philippa Boyens[1]
StarringMartin Freeman
Ian McKellen
Richard Armitage[3]
See cast section below for more
MusicHoward Shore[3]
CinematographyAndrew Lesnie[3]
StudioNew Line Cinema
MGM
WingNut Films[1]
DistributorWarner Bros. Pictures[1]
Released1 December 2014
CountryNew Zealand
United Kingdom
United States
LanguageEnglish
WebsiteTheHobbit.com
IMDbIMDb Profile

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is the third of Peter Jackson's The Hobbit film trilogy based on J.R.R. Tolkien's 1937 novel The Hobbit. It premiered in London on 1 December 2014, and saw release in most of Europe on 10 December and North America on 17 December. It was preceded by An Unexpected Journey in 2012 and The Desolation of Smaug in 2013.

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From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson comes “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” the third in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien.


“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield 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, 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.

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See also:The Hobbit (film series)#Cast
Actor Role
Richard Armitage Thorin
Erin Banks Lobelia Sackville-Baggins
Timothy Bartlett Master Worrywort
John Bell Bain
Manu Bennett Azog
Nick Blake Percy
Cate Blanchett Galadriel
Orlando Bloom Legolas
Jed Brophy Nori
Adam Brown Ori
John Callen Óin
Billy Connolly Dáin Ironfoot
Benedict Cumberbatch Smaug
The Necromancer
Luke Evans Bard
Martin Freeman Bilbo Baggins
Stephen Fry The Master of Lake-town
Ryan Gage Alfrid
Mark Hadlow Dori
Peter Hambleton Glóin
Miranda Harcourt Olga
Ian Holm Older Bilbo Baggins
Brian Hotter Otho Sackville-Baggins
Stephen Hunter Bombur
Robin Kerr Elros
William Kircher Bifur
Kelly Kilgour Soury
Martin Kwok Ragash (voice)
Christopher Lee Saruman the White
Evangeline Lilly Tauriel
Simon London Feren
Sylvester McCoy Radagast the Brown
Ian McKellen Gandalf the Grey
Thomasin McKenzie Astrid
Graham McTavish Dwalin
Mark Mitchinson Braga
James Nesbitt Bofur
Mary Nesbitt Tilda
Peggy Nesbitt Sigrid
Dean O'Gorman Fíli
Lee Pace Thranduil
Sarah Peirse Hilda Bianca
Mikael Persbrandt Beorn
Shane Rangi Lake-town refugee
Jeff Slaven Lake-town refugee
Allan Smith Ragash
Conan Stevens Orc dungeon keeper
Ken Stott Balin
John Tui Bolg
Aidan Turner Kíli
Hugo Weaving Elrond
Christopher Winchester Lake-town refugee

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See also: Category:Images from The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Pictures from The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Bard and Legolas  
Gandalf and Bard  
The Company inside Erebor  


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[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Titles and Release Dates Announced" dated 31 May 2011, The Hobbit Blog (accessed 21 December 2011)
  2. "Andy Serkis to serve as Second Unit Director" dated 8 April 2011, The Hobbit Blog (accessed 21 December 2011)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Peter Jackson, "Production begins in New Zealand on The Hobbit" dated 20 March 2011, Facebook (accessed 21 December 2011)


Licensed film adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien's works
The Hobbit (1966) · The Hobbit (1977) · The Lord of the Rings (1978) · The Return of the King (1980) · The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) · The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) · The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) · The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) · The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) · The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)