The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug - 2013

Movie Info

Rating: PG-13


Age-appropriateness: violent battle sequences, scary images, involves dark magic and spells


Overview: The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring. Along their journey, Bilbo and the dwarves must show great courage as they travel. Many characters are also confronted with the negative repercussions of greed and evil.


Themes: adventure, greed, evil, courage, teamwork, leadership, selfishness, prophecy, wealth, ambition, pride, revenge, selfishness

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After The Movie Discussion Guide

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Minute By Minute Guide

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