Based on the novel "The Hobbit" by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Disc 1: Feature film ; Extended edition - Part one ; New Zealand: Home of Middle-Earth ; The company of Thorin.
Disc 2: Extended edition - Part 2 ; Durin's Folk: creating the dwarves.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Music, Howard Shore ; editor, Jabez Olssen ; director of photography, Andrew Lesnie.
Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, James Nesbitt, Ken Stott, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Chirstopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Elijah Wood, Andy Serkis.
The first chapter in Peter Jackson's new epic trilogy set in Middle Earth 60 years before J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings saga. Follow Bilbo Baggins as he's swept into a quest to reclaim the Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug. Approached by the wizard Gandalf, Bilbo joins a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior Thorin Oakenshield. Along the way they face many dangers; Bilbo meets Gollum and takes possession of the 'One Ring.'
MPAA rating: PG-13; for extended sequences of intense fantasy action violence, frightening images, fleeting nudity.
DVD; region 1, widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital surround 5.1.
In English ; with Spanish subtitles, English SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing).