Questions tagged [an-unexpected-journey]

An Unexpected Journey is the first movie of The Hobbit trilogy - an adaptation of Tolkien's book produced and directed by Peter Jackson. It takes its name from the first chapter of the book. Please use with the [tolkiens-legendarium] tag.

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Why could Azog’s orcs run around in broad daylight?

In The Fellowship of the Ring live action movie, Aragorn says after Moria: By nightfall, these hills will be swarming with orcs. And indeed, the creation of the Uruk-hai appears to be to allow for ...
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Small bird knocking on Erebor (Lonely Mountain) at the end of movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Why is there a small bird knocking on Erebor (Lonely Mountain) at the end of movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey where Smaug is sitting inside the mountain. Is that bird an informer for Smaug? ...
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How and when did Azog get his arm back?

I've read The Hobbit a number of times, but not recently. I just saw the first film, "An Unexpected Journey", last night. In a flashback, Thorin cleaves Azog's arm off . This doesn't seem familiar ...
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Could Aragorn have been featured in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey? [closed]

Sometime during the quest of Thorin's Company for Erebor, the group stops at Rivendell and stays for a few days. The whole quest takes place within the year T.A. 2941. Ten years before, Aragorn is ...
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Why did Thranduil not help the Dwarves of Erebor?

Why does Thranduil not help the Dwarves of Erebor (and Men of Dale) when Smaug was attacking? Was it that he simply did not want to risk the lives of his people after already witnessing two kingdoms ...
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How did Bilbo Baggins find the One Ring exactly?

In the Fellowship of the Ring movie, it explains how Bilbo got the Ring: Its time had now come. It abandoned Gollum. But then something happened that the Ring did not intend. It was picked up by ...
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When exactly did Saruman start working for Sauron?

In the movie, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Saruman was constantly running counter to whatever Gandalf said and disapproved of his constant "meddling". So, was Saruman being subtly influenced by ...
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How long had it been since Gandalf and Galadriel last met?

When Gandalf sees Galadriel in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, he says that it has been a long time, and implies that time has aged him but not her. Given that they are both rather old by this ...
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Where does the treasure in the troll cave come from?

Having just watched The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey for a second time I only just realised something; I don't know where the treasure in the troll-cave comes from. I had assumed that as the trolls ...
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Did the stone giants fighting in the mountains have any effect on the story?

It was, of course, pretty cool to watch. But was it just for showing off graphics prowess, or did it actually do something to affect the story? I later guessed that the incident prompted them to take ...
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Why didn't the dwarf women have beards in The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey?

I may have missed it with the 3D, but I could have sworn I saw what I suspect was a lady Dwarf or two running from the Erebor in the beginning of the Hobbit, but they didn't seem bearded. If dwarf ...