The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Oscar Nominee Verified
Runtime: 169 minutes

From the smallest beginnings come the greatest legends.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is a adventure film released in 2012. It is based on the book "The Hobbit" by Tolkien, J.R.R.. . The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey was released as a sequel to the 2001 film The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. The film stars Ian McKellen as Gandalf, Martin Freeman as Bilbo and Richard Armitage as Thorin. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey was produced for $180,000,000. Since it's release it has grossed over $303,000,000 in ticket sales.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey was recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences in three categories. It was an Oscar nominee for makeup and hairstyling , production design and visual effects.

Related Movies:
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

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Quotes

" I'm looking for someone to share in an adventure.
Gandalf

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Filming Locations

Rock and Pillar Range, Otago, New Zealand

Eweburn Station, Te Anau, New Zealand

Braemar Station, Tekapo, New Zealand

Piopio, Waikato, New Zealand

Earnslaw Burn, Glenorchy, Otago, New Zealand

Hinuera Valley, Matamata, Waikato, New Zealand

Lake Pukaki, Canterbury, New Zealand

Mangaotaki, Waikato, New Zealand

Mount Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park, Central Plateau, New Zealand

New Zealand

Paradise, Glenorchy, Otago, New Zealand

Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England, UK

Stone Street Studios, Stone Street, Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand

Strath-Taieri, Dunedin, New Zealand

Tongariro National Park, Central Plateau, New Zealand

Wellington, New Zealand

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