The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey | 2012

Directed by: Peter Jackson

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Main Plot

A reluctant Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, sets out to the Lonely Mountain with a spirited group of dwarves to reclaim their mountain home, and the gold within it from the dragon Smaug.


  • Martin Freeman plays the character Bilbo Baggins, who is the protagonist and main character in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Martin Freeman
  • Ian McKellen played the character Gandalf in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, serving as a wise and powerful wizard. Ian McKellen
  • Richard Armitage played the character Thorin Oakenshield, the leader of the dwarves on a quest to reclaim their homeland. Richard Armitage

Ending Explained

In the ending of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Bilbo and the dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield, manage to escape from the clutches of the goblins and reach the safety of the Misty Mountains. Gandalf, however, goes on a separate journey. Bilbo encounters Gollum and wins a game of riddles, acquiring the powerful ring. With the ring in his possession, Bilbo rejoins the group and they continue their quest to reclaim the Lonely Mountain. The film concludes with the group witnessing the majestic dragon, Smaug, as they prepare for the next chapter of their adventure.

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Peter Jackson Martin Freeman Ian McKellen Richard Armitage