1 videodisc (169 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, Dolby digital, Dolby Surround.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
In English, French, or Spanish with optional subtitles in French or Spanish.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, James Nesbitt, Ken Stott, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Elijah Wood, Andy Serkis.
Director of photography, Andrew Lesnie ; editor, Jabez Olssen ; music, Howard Shore.
The first chapter in Peter Jackson's new epic trilogy set in Middle Earth 60 years before J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings saga. Follow Bilbo Baggins as he's swept into a quest to reclaim the Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug. Approached by the wizard Gandalf, Bilbo joins a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior Thorin Oakenshield. Along the way they face many dangers. Bilbo meets Gollum and takes possession of the 'One Ring.'
MPAA rating: PG-13.
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