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THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG [2D]

THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG <span>[2D]</span> artwork

THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG [2D]

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 161m 0s

Release date 13/12/2013

BBFCInsight Contains moderate violence and threat

Genre(s) Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Director(s) Peter Jackson

Cast includes Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Orlando Bloom, Hugo Weaving, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch, Evangeline Lilly, Christopher Lee, Aidan Turner, Andy Serkis, Stephen Fry, Billy Connolly, Ian Holm, James Nesbitt, Sylvester McCoy, Ken Stott, Luke Evans, Manu Bennett, Lee Pace

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 03/12/2013

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE HOBBIT THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG is part two of Peter Jackson's three part adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's novel. It is rated 12A for moderate violence and threat.

Moderate violence includes a number of battles as the heroes fight giant spiders and orcs. These include sight of orcs being decapitated, including with a head held up, and orcs being shot with arrows, including arrows which pierce their heads. There is also frequent use of bladed weapons. The fighting is fantastical and lacking any emphasis on blood. It is very similar to the action seen in the previous film in the series, as well as that seen in THE LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy.

There is threat when a character is bound in a giant spider's web and when the character is pursued through a dark forest as they attempt to escape. There is also threat from the dragon, Smaug, who breathes large blasts of fire, and brief threat to children from attacking orcs.

THE HOBBIT THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG also features mild sex references and brief sight of injury following an arrow wound to a leg.

No-one younger than 12 may see a 12A film in a cinema unless accompanied by an adult. No-one younger than 12 may rent or buy a 12 rated video or DVD.

Details

Title Information
2D
Distributor(s)
Warner Brothers Entertainment UK Ltd
Classified date(s)
29/11/2013
Main language
English
Submitted run time
161m 0s
Approved footage
14490+0
BBFC reference
DFF301523
Registration number
CFJ30865
Remarks
2D

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