The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies - 2014

Movie Info

Rating: PG-13


Age-appropriateness: violent battle sequences, scary images, includes the use of magic


Overview: Bilbo and company are forced to engage in a war against an array of combatants and keep the Lonely Mountain from falling into the hands of a rising darkness. Thorin must overcome his greed and his desire for gold. It's become more important to him than his relationships with the people closest to him. There are many things in our lives that can distract us from the most important things. It's essential that our friends are there to help us and support us.


Themes: adventure, evil, greed, selfishness, meekness, loyalty, betrayal, bravery, loyalty, friendship, corruption, kingship, love, death/grieving , family

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After The Movie Discussion Guide

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Minute By Minute Guide

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