I would love to hear what you guys think it did right. Top ten differences between the hobbit book and films. Benedict cumberbatch star trek 2 talked about voicing the dragon smaug in the hobbit, and dropped spoilers about when and where well see the dragon show up in the trilogy. Recording sessions for the first film began on 20 august 2012, at abbey road studios. First things first, we strongly suggest that you check out the handy map tolkien drew while writing the hobbit to get a sense of where all of these places are. The music of the hobbit film series was composed, produced and in the case of the first film orchestrated and conducted by howard shore, who scored all three the lord of the rings films. Since the story, taken from a 75yearold childrens book cant be spoiled, the way jackson tells the story will be what the surprise factor is for. Ending of first hobbit film revealed, image after break j. The new hobbit movie is basically a toneddown version of. Bilbo joins the company in an unexpected journey through dangerous lands of the middleearth where they have. Well weve come at last to the mountain, to the titular battle of the five armies, and to the end of the road both for bilbo and his.
In the first book in his history of middle earth, the hobbit, tolkien uses plot to change characters or reveal truths about them in really interesting ways. I personally feel the first movie is tremendous, it does a great job on establishing the tone of the trilogy as well as introducing some of the characters. Ive been reading the hobbit for a while now and recently bought the first movie, an unexpected journey. Now that the dust has settled a good 6 months following the release of the third installment, what is this subs overall opinion of the trilogy as whole. One day, the young hobbit bilbo baggins is unexpectedly visited by the.
The hobbit simple english wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. James wigney is among the first in the world to see it and. The movie is a bit different than the book, but the main plot points remain the same, even if they added a lot more to drag it out. His character growth isnt completely finished, and im fine with bilbo seeing battle at the end of the first movie, instead of halfway through the second. If all goes well, the third movie coming out in december is on par to set a box office record for highest grossing trilogy. An unexpected journey is not the hobbit you might remember reading years ago.
The hobbit is a film series consisting of three high fantasy adventure films directed by peter. Id like to say, the hobbit did not need to be three movies, and while they arent bad, the book was better. The film is the fourth middleearth film adaptation to be released, and the first chronologically. Battle of the five armies is a soulless end to the flawed. Dec 27, 20 basically chapter 12, and perhaps the first sentence or paragraph of chapter. At a press event attended by hypable, the lord of the rings and the hobbit director peter jackson was asked about the decision to end smaug where they did, and if the decision was affected by. I would have liked it better if the first movie would have ended somewhere in mirkwood, with the heroes. In the book he does not appear until chapter 14, when he kills the dragon with a black arrow. The top ten differences between the hobbit book and films.
The hobbit ending credits the last goodbye youtube. Now, more than 70 years after tolkien first published those words, the hobbit himself, bilbo baggins, is set to appear in a third movie inspired. Trivia questions and answers this category is for questions and answers related to hobbit, the, as asked by users of. Differences between jrr tolkiens novel and peter jacksons movie trilogy. The book was first published on september 21, 1937 and is set in the years 2941 to 2942 of the third age before the events of the lord of the rings. The desolation of smaug is a 20 epic fantasy adventure film directed by peter jackson and produced by wingnut films in collaboration with new line cinema and metrogoldwynmayer. Much has been made of peter jacksons decision to shoot the hobbit films at 48 frames per second, twice the 24 framespersecond rate at which movies are typically filmed. Peter jackson explains where the hobbit would have been split.
I sat mesmerized in theaters each year as lotr shattered what i. I found the ending of the desolation if smaug to be rather abrupt. No, follow me into the land of knowing, possibly, where in the story of the hobbit the hobbit. Does the final hobbit movie stack up to those that came before it. The hobbitlord of the rings marathon to end all marathons. Tolkien wrote it in the 1930s for his children as a bedtime story. The two characters who show the most development in the hobbit are the main protagonist, bilbo baggins, and. Even when peter jackson decided he was splitting the hobbit into two films instead of three, the ending of the first was a major point of. He loves food, drink, and security, and he relishes his snug little hole at bag end, underhill. The hobbit, or, there and back again analysis shmoop. Returning to the shire after the battle of the five armies and the funeral of thorin, bilbo finds out that he had been declared dead and that his estate is in the midst of being plundered by his family members.
The hobbit, or there and back again, is a book written by j. It is the first installment in a threepart film adaptation based on j. Again, new to tolkien so if this is common knowledge, im sorry. It is followed by the desolation of smaug 20 and the battle of the five armies 2014, and together, they act as a prequel to jacksons the lord of the rings film trilogy.
If placed in sequence, how are the lord of the rings. I understand that the hobbit will be three different parts. The events at the very end of the hobbit, lead on to the events of the beginning of the lord of. The second and third films were recorded in new zealand. Initially intended as a standalone story for children, it was later. This map represents thorins grandfathers map of the lonely mountain. Spoilers for peter jacksons rendition of the hobbit follow. Still, my last thought on this first chapter remains. First, the dragon smaug takes over the castle and mines, and. The first lord of the rings movies was a tv movie in 1978. Neil finn on the making of song of the lonely mountain. The hobbit shows that the events of the hobbit took place sixty years before bilbos grand birthday party which took place in the lord of the rings.
Jackson also revealed that the first trailer for the desolation of smaug will be released over the summer, leading some to speculate that it could debut at san diego comiccon in july. In fact, its not a bad moment to end the first part of the story. First up, rankinbasss animated version of the hobbit, first released as a tv movie on nbc in november, 1977. Dec 14, 2012 still, my last thought on this first chapter remains. How do the hobbit movies correspond to the chapters in the. The desolation of smaug hits theaters on december, 20, while there and back again comes out on december 17, 2014. One of the last scenes from the first film in the trilogy.
If placed in sequence, how are the lord of the rings movies. Name one character in this movie who is not in the book. It was animated and soon became an amazing trilogy. Dec 14, 20 at a press event attended by hypable, the lord of the rings and the hobbit director peter jackson was asked about the decision to end smaug where they did, and if the decision was affected by. Well, lets introduce some new information into this debate, specifically jacksons confession on where the first film was originally meant to end. It was followed by the desolation of smaug in 20 and by the battle of the five armies in 2014.
Two years after the release of the first hobbit movie, this is the one weve been waiting for. The notion of a hobbit film was consequently put to one side. The new hobbit movie is basically a toneddown version. It gives a nice climax that, honestly, the movie needed. Once upon a time, the kingdom of erebor in the lonely mountain was taken from the dwarfs by the evil dragon smaug. Boyens reached out to finn about crafting the end credits. Here lies the ultimate list of lord of the ringshobbit movies. It was released on 14 december 2012 in north america. The chronological order of peter jacksons middleearth film from a story perspective is. An unexpected journey is the first film of the movie trilogy adaptation of the hobbit and lasts 3 hours and 2 minutes. The two characters who show the most development in the hobbit are the main protagonist, bilbo baggins, and the leader of the dwarves, thorin oakenshield. An unexpected journey is a 2012 epic high fantasy adventure film directed by peter jackson.
Another quality he shares with many heroes of childrens literature is his small size. It was directed by peter jackson, who previously had directed the lord of the rings trilogy. A team of editors takes feedback from our visitors to keep trivia as up to date and as accurate as possible. The first movie, an unexpected journey, covers chapters 1 to 6, a total. How do the hobbit movies correspond to the chapters in the book. An unexpected journey what parts of the hobbit book are covered by this film. Dec 18, 2014 spoilers for peter jacksons rendition of the hobbit follow. In the united kingdom, the film was released on 8 april 20. The hobbit characters character development now novel. Hobbit, the quizzes there are 117 questions on this topic. So what proximate chapter does the movie end on, without giving any spoilers.
In the 1977 animated movie version of the hobbit, only 6 of the dwarves live. Bilbos just impressed the dwarves and gandalf for the first time in part because of the new powers afforded to him by the. It was when i watched this movie for the first time, and the credits started rolling and this song played that it really sunk in for me, that there would be no more hobbit movies, that this was it. The first sets on the hobbit were released in the end of 2012. One day, the young hobbit bilbo baggins is unexpectedly visited by the wizard gandalf the grey and twelve homeless dwarfs led by their former king thorin and decided to vanquish smaug and recover erebor and their treasure. Hobbit, the trivia questions and answers page 4 movies hk. The fellowship of the ring as clearly the openings of both the movies cross each other. At the beginning of the novel, bilbo is, like most hobbits, comfortable and complacent.
Pictures and is the second installment in the threepart film series based on the novel the hobbit by j. Bilbos thoughts, feelings, and actions form the focus of the novel and shape its plot. So, following the trajectory of the first trilogy, i hoped the hobbit. Mar 28, 2020 the chronological order of peter jacksons middleearth film from a story perspective is. The hobbit is being adapted to film in several parts, the first of which is titled. I know that the first movie lasts until around the end of out of the fryingpan, into the fire but it should be noted that azog was long dead in the books he was actually slain when thorin in the movie thought he was. What is the age of bilbo in the events of the hobbit. Basically chapter 12, and perhaps the first sentence or paragraph of chapter. Peter jacksons hobbit trilogy comes to a fitting and fighting end. No, the third movie concluded the hobbit movie series. An unexpected journey is the first of peter jacksons the hobbit film trilogy based on j. Ending of first hobbit film revealed, image after break. His eye opens at the end of the movie, filling the screen.
What portions of the book are in each hobbit movie. Apr 23, 20 in the first book in his history of middle earth, the hobbit, tolkien uses plot to change characters or reveal truths about them in really interesting ways. Given that his hobbithole at bagend seems to exist in pure isolation, its. Questions about the hobbit the unexpected journey, movie 1, 2012. The protagonist and title character of the hobbit, bilbo is by far the novels most important figure. The article details the breakdown of the other two films as well. An unexpected journey was released on dvd, bluray and bluray 3d on 19 march 20, with an extended edition, with minutes of additional footage and three bonus discs containing approximately nine hours of special features, released on 5 november 20.
This movie series, like lotr, was wildly successful and earned just shy of two billion dollars between the first two films. The company leaves for the misty mountains, where they are captured by goblins, except bilbo, who encounters gollum and finds his ring. And while i can honestly say i have told you the truth, i may not have told you all of it. From what i understand its quite bad but i feel like we focus too much on the bad and not enough on the good. Bilbos central role is underscored by his appealhe is not only the most important but. During the first few months of 2009, writing would start from 8.1588 1269 710 1176 1562 1444 1512 844 1079 44 1616 814 404 443 1670 160 1675 22 1382 740 1313 452 288 1313 79 766 324 7 15 134 642 526 22 585 1031 1102 1402 973 1424 870 56