The Hobbit

The Hobbit

DVD - 2014
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Bilbo Baggins the hobbit is asked to recover a fabulous treasure stolen from friendly dwarfs. All he must do is brave dark forests, towering mountains, hobbit-eating trolls, huge spiders, a fiery dragon, and more. Fun and amazement await, so join the quest!
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [2014]
Edition: Remastered deluxe edition.
Copyright Date: ℗♭2014
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (77 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital,optical,dolby digital
video file,DVD video,region 1

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mccccopley
Feb 17, 2019

Classic movie that possesses lots of nostalgic Rankin and Bass charm. It does not entirely follow all of the details of the book, but recreates the core story faithfully. Highly recommended for those that like good story telling and tasteful animation.

A pretty faithful rendition of the animated classic. I'm not terribly fond of some of the artistic choices, or the total exclusion of a few characters and plotpoints (Beorn, the Arkenstone), but it works.

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ArielA04
Dec 13, 2017

After reading the Hobbit and LOTR, I fell in love with the series. I grew up with this movie on VHS. Beautiful 70s drawings and songs. Excellent fun, perfect for kids :)

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therhiannamater
Dec 15, 2016

I know this is far from a perfect adaptation. The music is louder than the dialogue at really inconvenient moments, Bilbo's voice can occasionally sound like a moody fourteen year old brat, and the bizarre approach to Gollum is slightly unsettling. HOWEVER. This is one of the films of my childhood and it will forever hold a dear place in my heart.

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munkymunk
Feb 03, 2014

Love this Movie. A chill and fun pace. Ritch animation and music with the beauty of 70's sound efects and theatrical voice work. The violence is creativly perposed and a lot of Tolkins mesages and concequences are intact even with a change in some story and details.

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kelidei
Oct 07, 2013

Vintage 70's. Good fun!

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butterfly_girl
Jul 04, 2012

very good for younger groups. was ok but not enough action for my likeing!

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miketheboy89
Jan 09, 2012

I have this, good book and movie.

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LibrarianMan
Oct 28, 2009

Cartoon movie of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic prequel to Lord of the Rings trilogy. Film has feel of late 1970's in which was produced.Might be more popular with kids than adults especially hardcore fans of Tolkien's works.

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GGirl
Dec 08, 2008

Okay for kids to watch.
Not scary. Too much music/singing for my liking but the kids seemed to like it.

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butterfly_girl
Jul 04, 2012

butterfly_girl thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 1 and 10

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