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A 2012 epic fantasy adventure film directed by Peter Jackson.

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Why does Bilbo Baggins decide to go with the dwarves in "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey"

Why does Bilbo decide to join the dwarves on their adventure? Obviously he doesn't want adventures. He says "no" many times, but the next day after "Thorin and company" leave his house, he is seen ...
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What is the difference between Erebor and Moria?

In the beginning of the first Hobbit movie it is said that Smaug attacked the kingdom of Erebor, but during the movie they frequently reference going into Moria which they call the home of the Dwarves,...
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Is it necessary to watch "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" in order to enjoy and understand "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug"?

So a friend of mine asked me to watch The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, which I haven't, so that we can then watch The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. So is it necessary to watch Hobbit one in ...
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Was Saruman already under the thrall of Sauron?

During the first film of The Hobbit we see a meeting of the White Council in which Saruman seems unconvinced and even argues against the likelihood that Sauron could be returning. In The Fellowship ...
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Why was Bilbo's sword not glowing?

In some places in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, 'Sting', (Bilbo's sword) wasn't glowing blue. There are a few scenes where Bilbo is around Orcs, Even one where they were fighting the Pale Orc, ...
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Are there any spiders in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey?

I suffer from a severe level of arachnophobia. in the description of the movie it says: Their journey will take them into the Wild; through treacherous lands swarming with Goblins and Orcs, ...
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What was the answer to the box riddle?

The Riddles When Bilbo first meets Gollum in the cave in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. He asks Gollum to lead him out of the cave, but Gollum refuses unless they play a game of riddles. The Box ...
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Does the scene with Galadriel, Saruman, Elrond and Gandalf take place in the book?

The scene I'm referring to in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey takes place in Rivendell where Galadriel, Saruman, Elrond and Gandalf discuss the dwarves' quest and the Morgul blade. It's been a few ...
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Were they goblins or orcs?

In The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, in the mountains when the whole party was brought into the mountain and Bilbo found Gollum, were those creatures orcs, goblins, or something else? I initially ...
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Why did the dwarves sing the song?

I couldn't quite make out what the lyrics were to the song the dwarves sang in Bilbo's house in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. What song was that, and why did they sing it?
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Why did these 'creatures' fight each other?

[Source] In The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, after Bilbo and the Dwarves leave Rivendell they encounter Three(?) Stone Giants who punch and throw rocks at each other. It appeared like they ...
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