Hobbit - The Unexpected Journey

Peter Jackson's 2012 follow up to the record breaking Lord of the Rings film trilogy


Hobbit Unexpected Journey

April 25, 2013: The Hobbit ends its theater run with $1,017,003,568 total worldwide earnings after a 133 day theater run.


MPAA Rating: PG13
Run time: 133 Minutes
Domestic Earnings: $303,003,568

The first of the Hobbit films made a phenomenal $1,017,003,568 billion worldwide when it started it's December 2012 release. At it's peak, the film was playing simultaneously in 4,100 theaters around the world. It ran for 133 days before closing out on April 25, 2013.

Academy Award nominations for The Hobbit the Unexpected Journey:

  1. Art Direction
  2. Makeup
  3. Visual Effects

The Hobbit did not win in any of the three categories.


Hobbit Film Year Domestic Earnings Worldwide
An Unexpected Journey 2012 $303,003,568 $1,017,003,568
The Desolation of Smaug 2013 $258,366,855 $953,066,855
The Battle of Five Armies 2014 $220,767,000 $956,019,788

The Hobbit Dwarf Poster

Dwarf Poster Hobbit the Unexpected Journey

Know Your Hobbit Dwarves - identify the Dwarves

Know your Dwarves. The Hobbit movie characters are:

1. Gloin

2. Kili

3. Bofur

4. Bifur

5. Balin

6. Ori

7. Oin

8. FIli

9. Thorin

10. Dwalin

11. Bombur

12. Dori

13. Nori


The road to making The Hobbit was a predictable one. Peter Jackson's hugely successful work on the three Lord of the Rings movies made an adaptation of The Hobbit inevitable. A fan-base this huge would be irrestible to the companies holding the cinematic rights to Tollkien's books about Middle Earth. Unless part three of the Hobbit bombs out unexpectedly, either a reboot of Lord of the Rings or attempts at Silmarillion, Unfinished Tales, or even Farmer Giles of Ham seems preordained within the next decade.

The Hobbit the Unexpected Journey

Gollum - The Hobbit


The Hobbit "Ring" poster

Ring Poster Hobbit the Unexpected Journey


The Dwarves of the Hobbit

Dwarves of the Hobbit


The Hobbit Movies

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

The Hobbit: The desolation of Smaug

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Know your dwarves: The dwarves of the Hobbit


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