The Hobbit

The Hobbit (1977)

  • Genre: Family, Fantasy, Animation, Adventure, TV Movie
  • Release Date: 1977-11-27
  • User Rating: 6.263/10 from 219 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 17min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Topcraft
  • Production Country: Japan, United States of America
  • Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin, Jr..
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Bilbo Baggins the Hobbit was just minding his own business, when his occasional visitor Gandalf the Wizard drops in one night. One by one, a whole group of dwarves drop in, and before he knows it, Bilbo has joined their quest to reclaim their kingdom, taken from them by the evil dragon Smaug. The only problem is that Gandalf has told the dwarves that Bilbo is an expert burglar, but he isn't...

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  • Orson Bean

    as Bilbo Baggins
  • Richard Boone

    as Smaug
  • Hans Conried

    as Thorin
  • John Huston

    as Gandalf the Grey
  • Otto Preminger

    as Elvenking
  • Cyril Ritchard

    as Elrond
  • Theodore Gottlieb

    as Gollum
  • Paul Frees

    as Bombur/Troll #1
  • Don Messick

    as Balin/Troll #3/Goblin/Lord of the Eagles
  • John Stephenson

    as Dori/Great Goblin/Bard
Writing J.R.R. Tolkien Novel
Directing Jules Bass Director
Production Jules Bass Producer
Directing Arthur Rankin, Jr. Director
Art Arthur Rankin, Jr. Production Design
Production Arthur Rankin, Jr. Producer
Production Masaki Îzuka Producer
Sound Maury Laws Original Music Composer
Writing Romeo Muller Screenplay
Visual Effects Tsuguyuki Kubo Animation Supervisor
Art Takashi Hisaoka Storyboard Artist