The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (3D)(HFR)(IMAX)

Beyond darkness... beyond desolation... lies the greatest danger of all.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (3D)(HFR)(IMAX)
The second in the series picks up where part one ended. Thorin and company have reached Lake-town and it is time for the hobbit Bilbo Baggins to fulfill his contract with the dwarves. The party must complete the journey to Lonely Mountain and the urglar Baggins must seek out the Secret Door that will give them access to the hoard of the dragon Smaug. If Bilbo and the others are able to gain the treasure, will they be able to keep it? And will they discover what has become of the wizard Gandalf? This film is releasing in four versions: 2D, 3D, 3D HFR, and 3D HFR IMAX. This is the 3D HFR IMAX version.

161 minutes.
Parental Guidance 10-12 (Violence).
Adventure, Drama, Fantasy.
I think I have a plan ....
I think I have a plan ....


Ian Mckellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Ken Stott, Graham McTavish, William Kirchner
Peter Jackson
ScreenplayFran Walsh, Phillippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Guillermo del Torro, from the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien
MusicHoward Shore
CinematographyAndrew Lesnie
EditingJabez Olssen
Sound formatsDolby Atmos
Made in2013
Produced byMGM, New Line Cinema, WingNut Films

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USA MPAA rating

PG: Parental Guidance SuggestedRated PG-13 for extended sequences of intense fantasy action violence, and frightening images
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.


Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

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Tomatometer quote iconWhile still slightly hamstrung by middle chapter narrative problems and its formidable length, The Desolation of Smaug represents a more confident, exciting second chapter for the Hobbit series.
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