The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Synopsis: Bilbo Baggins is swept into a quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome dragon Smaug. Approached out of the blue by the wizard Gandalf the Grey, Bilbo finds himself joining a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior, Thorin Oakenshield. Their journey will take them into the Wild; through treacherous lands swarming with Goblins and Orcs, deadly Wargs and Giant Spiders, Shapeshifters and Sorcerers. Although their goal lies to the East and the wastelands of the Lonely Mountain first they must escape the goblin tunnels, where Bilbo meets the creature that will change his life forever ... Gollum. Here, alone with Gollum, on the shores of an underground lake, the unassuming Bilbo Baggins not only discovers depths of guile and courage that surprise even him, he also gains possession of Gollum's "precious" ring that holds unexpected and useful qualities ... A simple, gold ring that is tied to the fate of all Middle-earth in ways Bilbo cannot begin to k
Director(s): Peter Jackson
Production: Warner Bros.
  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 10 wins & 72 nominations.
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169 min

Not ready for what?


What on earth are these?

Replies to the party invitations.

Ah. Good gracious. Is it today?

They all say they're coming.

Except for the Sackville-Bagginses,

who are demanding you ask them in person.

Are they, indeed? Over my dead body.

They'd probably find that quite agreeable.

They seem to think you have tunnels...

- ...overflowing with gold.

- It was one small chest, hardly overflowing.

And it still smells of Troll.

What on earth are you doing?

Taking precautions.

You know, I caught her making off

with the silverware once.

- Who?

- Lobelia Sackville-Baggins.

She had all my spoons

stuffed in her pocket. Ha!

Dreadful woman.

Make sure you keep an eye on her

after I'm...

When I'm... When I'm...

When you're what?

It's nothing. Nothing.

You know, some people are beginning

to wonder about you, Uncle.

- Huh?

- They think you're becoming odd.

Odd? Oh. Hm.


Unsociable, me? Nonsense.

Be a good lad and put that on the gate.

- Do you think he'll come?

- Who?


Oh-ho. He wouldn't miss a chance

to let off his Whizpoppers.

He'll give us quite a show, you'll see.

- Right, then. I'm off.

- Off to where?

East-farthing Woods.

I'm going to surprise him.

Well, go on, then.

You don't want to be late.

He doesn't approve of being late. Oh, no.

Not that I ever was.

In those days, I was always on time.

I was entirely respectable.

And nothing unexpected...

...ever happened.

- Good morning.

- What do you mean?

Do you wish me a good morning...

...or do you mean that it is a good morning

whether I want it or not?

Or perhaps you mean to say that you

feel good on this particular morning?

Or are you simply stating

that this is a morning to be good on? Hm?

All of them at once, I suppose.

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Fran Walsh

Fran Walsh was born on January 10, 1959 in Wellington, New Zealand. She is known for her work on The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) and The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002). She has been married to Peter Jackson since 1987. They have two children. more…

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