The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (12A)Cast: Billy Connolly, Orlando Bloom, Ian McKellen, Cate Blanchett, Evangeline Lilly, Hugo Weaving, Christopher Lee, Ian Holm, Elijah Wood, Andy Serkis, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Aidan Turner
Author(s): Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Guillermo del Toro, Peter Jackson
Director: Peter Jackson
Running Time: 169mins
Wise wizard Gandalf The Grey recruits Bilbo Baggins to join a 13-strong company of dwarves who intend to reclaim their lost gold from the dragon Smaug in his mountain lair. Excitedly, Bilbo accompanies dwarf leader Thorin Oakenshield and his troops – on a perilous mission. En route, the brave souls encounter allies including Galadriel and Elrond as well as the wretched Gollum.